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  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    First Saturday Sketch at Rienzi

    Rienzi

    Enjoy Rienzi’s galleries and gardens while learning the fundamentals of sketching. Discover new techniques to strengthen your skills with a different topic every month! All ages and levels are welcome. 

  2. WORKSHOPS
    Hearst Foundation Master Class for Educators

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    Beck Building

    In this workshop inspired by the exhibition Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950, art educators deepen their understanding of key historical moments and movements in contemporary Cuban history. Participants have the opportunity to discover how various art mediums and even individual artists can contribute to the discourse of a nation. 

  3. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rivals, Spies, and the Quest for White Gold: Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    Discover Rienzi’s porcelain splendors! This docent-led tour introduces you to the inspiring development of “white gold” in Europe during the 18th century. 

  4. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Members Tour “Adíos Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950”

    Beck Building

    Join this one-hour members tour to discover how the exhibition Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 explores the complex relationship between artistic production and the utopian spirit that defined Cuba’s revolutionary period.

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Art Bite Tour

    Beck Building

    Discover something new every week with Art Bite tours, a series of 20-minute gallery tours that feature one or two specific art objects. The topic is the docent’s choice, so each tour is unique. These “bite”-size gallery experiences are quite a treat!

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Highlights of the MFAH

    Beck Building

    With more than 100 galleries and all the frequently changing exhibitions throughout the Museum, it’s almost impossible to see everything in one visit! Join this 45-minute tour that samples the diverse array of art on view at the MFAH today.

  7. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Exploring the Artist’s Toolbox

    Beck Building

    Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art.

  8. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Vignettes: Masterworks on Paper 1520 to 1870

    Beck Building

    Join this 45-minute, docent-led tour to experience the rich presentation of works on paper featured in the exhibition Vignettes: Masterworks on Paper 1520 to 1870.

  9. LECTURES
    The Latin American Photobook in Context

    Beck Building

    Visual scholar, poet, and photography historian Roberto Tejada addresses the topic of Latin American photography books from a historical perspective, revealing the particularity and depth of the medium while sharing insights into recent developments in the field.

  10. FILMS
    The Brand New Testament (Le tout nouveau testament)

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    The Guardian calls this dark, witty, and eccentric film “a sweet and blasphemous satire.”

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