Lunch with John Staub

Lunch with lecture tour and one afternoon tour

Thursday, March 28, Noon - 1:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 4, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. | (Subscribers will receive a map and details) Limited enrollment

This course will explore the vision and impact of one of Houston's best-known twentieth-century architects, John F. Staub. At the lunch, Emily Neff, curator of American paintings and sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will discuss Ima and Will Hogg, patrons and collectors who incorporated architecture in their effort to establish a Houston style. Stephen Fox, architectural historian, will explain how Staub's residential architecture fulfilled and expanded the Hoggs' aspirations for Houston. After lunch we will visit an exceptional country house designed by Staub. In the second tour we will visit four houses designed by John Staub in Broadacres and River Oaks.



Finishing up Spring 2018! 

Mexico City: Past, Present, Future
April 3-9
And our travelers are there in the present!


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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