Monthly Archives: June 2012

Have you met Miss Murray? The lovely girl offering us flowers as she skips towards us in the picture on the left, is Louise Georgina Murray, daughter of Sir George Murray, a Scottish general who served the empire in numerous Napoleonic campaigns, was lieutenant-general in Canada, and finally commander-in-chief in Ireland; later on he became […]

We cordially invite you to join us for another marvelous tour by Dr. Helga Aurisch at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.

From the Kenwood House in London, a magnificent collection of paintings is on a limited, four-stop tour in the United States, with its first stop in Houston. These 48 masterpieces include works by Rembrandt, Thomas Gainsborough, Frans Hals, Joshua Reynolds, Anthony van Dyck, and J.M.W. Turner, the best artists of their time.

Prof. Stephen Klineberg of Rice University is currently visiting Leipzig, and will give a presentation at the University of Leipzig, organized by the Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association and the Department of American Studies Leipzig, entitled “The Significance of the Houston-Leipzig Sister City Relationship: A Houston Perspective” on June 15, 2012, at 4:15 p.m.  The event […]