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  1. Sampling History: A Hidden Chapter Revealed

    Feb 16, 2012 - Greenfield Smith was a student at the school of the Oblate Sisters of Providence—the first Roman Catholic society for women of African descent in the United States. The embroidery that Greenfield Smith stitched around the age of 14 depicts a two-story building, urns of flowers, and a pair of fountains. A couple walks hand-in-hand toward the house, and a child plays with a dog.

  2. Mary J. Greenfield Smith’s Window into American History

    Mar 22, 2017 - Greenfield Smith stitched an elegant woolwork picture in school—surely not imagining that it would end up in a museum’s collection someday. Greenfield Smith Work at the Sisters of Providence School 184–.” Unfortunately, the last digit is missing, but the date is believed to be 1843.

  3. Playing with Process: Explorations in Experimental Printmaking

    Drawn primarily from the MFAH collection, Playing with Process features prints by artists including John Cage, Mel Chin, Helen Frankenthaler, Nicholas Galanin, Isca Greenfield-Saders, Ellsworth Kelly, Sherrie Levine, Suzanne Manns

  4. Virtual Conversation | Luminescent Dialogues

    Central Time Speakers• James Clifton, MFAH and Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation• Navina Haidar, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York• David Leslie, Rothko Chapel• Host: Paula Sanders, Rice University Virtual Learning & Interpretation

  5. David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016

    Generous support is provided by Sanders Morris Harris Group.

  6. Virtual Cinema “Killer of Sheep” and “Proud”

    Jul 11, 2020 - of Sheep “One of the masterpieces of American cinema” —NPR Focusing on the everyday life of working-class Black families rarely seen in American cinema, 1978’s Killer of Sheep centers on Stan (Houston-born Henry Gayle Sanders

  7. Rienzi & ROCO Celebrate Musician Margaret Bonds

    Jan 18, 2021 - Livestreamed from the Rienzi galleries, the free virtual concert features pianist Howard Watkins and bass-baritone Timothy Jones. Watch via Facebook Live, Thursday, February 4, at 7 p.m.

  8. Rienzi Programs for Educators and Students

    Koingsburg Fever 1796, by Laurie Halse Anderson Sea Cutter / Book 1: The Chronicles of Nathaniel Childe, by Timothy C.

  9. “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” Virtual Programs

    Rebellion” filmmakers at UCLA, this groundbreaking drama follows a sensitive dreamer (Houston-born Henry Gayle Sanders) who is exhausted by his job at a slaughterhouse. 

  10. “David Levinthal: Photographs 1972–2016” Explores Themes Central to American History, Identity, and Consciousness

    Sep 27, 2017 - Generous support is provided by Sanders Morris Harris Group.