Rienzi Lunchtime Gallery Talks
On the third Thursday of each month, Rienzi highlights a great work of art in the Rienzi Collection. Gallery Talks are given by museum curators, conservators, educators and librarians.
Oct. 17: Tea and Coffee Service, Dihl et Guérhard, c.1800
Presented by associate curator Christine Gervais.
Nov. 21: The Compleat Angler, Isaak Walton, 1875
This discussion on Izaak Walton's illustrated 1875 book, The Compleat Angler, is presented by Margaret Culbertson, director of the Powell Library and Study Center at Bayou Bend.
Dec. 19: John Staub's Rienzi, 1952
This gallery talk is about Rienzi itself and the making of the Masterson family's dream home. Topics include the correspondence, documents, plans, oral history and contents of the house, alongside Rienzi's highly regarded architect, John F. Staub. Presented by Katherine Howe, director of Rienzi.