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Legendary Texas collector and philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882–1975) donated Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens to the MFAH in 1957. Photo, c. 1956: Conway Studios Corp.

Important Women in MFAH History

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Beck Building
5601 Main Street Map & Directions

The MFAH has a long history of dedicated and generous female patrons. On this 45-minute tour, learn about these women, their private collections, and their relationships with the Museum—as you enjoy some of the amazing artworks they donated or loaned for your edification and enjoyment.

Education programs receive generous funding from the Kinder Foundation; the Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; the Favrot Fund; the National Museum of Korea; the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; The Americana Foundation; An Anonymous Donor; Mr. William J. Hill; Cameron International Corporation; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; the Sterling-Turner Foundation; and The Susan Vaughan Foundation.