Art Series: Studios and Private Collections

Three Mondays, February 7, 14, and 21, at 1:00 p.m. | (Limited Enrollment. Addresses will be given to subscribers.)

February 7: We will visit the Houston home of Charles Butt. His collection includes nineteenth-century American marine paintings, twentieth-century American art, French photographs, and eighteenth-century American furniture.

February 14: We will tour the Fourth Ward studio of Toby Topek and see her new, whimsical jewelry creations. From there we will visit the downtown studio of Christian Eckhard, where we will see his newest monochromatic paintings on metal. Eckhard recently moved to Houston from New York and is represented in collections worldwide.

February 21: We will visit the house of Beverly and Howard Robinson, whose collection emphasizes contemporary art and crafts.



Upcoming is Spring 2018! 

West Side Story: Leonard Bernstein at 100
Two Wednesdays, March 21 and 28, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private residence directions to subscribers
A few seats available


Farming Wonders in Richmond, Texas
Saturday, March 24
Details to subscribers
A few seats available


What's on Lisa Falkenberg's Mind
Tuesday, March 27, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, Hermann Park, 1500 Hermann Drive, 77004


Gorbachev: His Life and Times
Monday, April 16, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | The Junior League, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, 77027
Co-sponsored with World Affairs Council of Houston


Behind the Pages: A Conversation with William Middleton 
Tuesday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 P.M.


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