Members Travel

Enrich your Museum experience with exclusive travel opportunities. Excursions for MFAH members offer a unique way to connect with fellow art enthusiasts while exploring the globe. These trips are created with your love of art, exploration, and discovery in mind.

Questions? Contact membertravel@mfah.org or Brenda Gausch at 713.353.1599.


Portrait of Italy

April 30May 16, 2015
SOLD OUT | To add your name to the waitlist, contact Brenda Gausch at 713.353.1599.

Travel alongside fellow Museum members for an unforgettable excursion through Italy, a land rich in history, culture, and art. In partnership with Rice University, the trip will be a leisurely tour of Italian cities and countryside, including special presentations from Christine Gervais, associate curator, decorative arts and Rienzi. Itinerary


Artful Philadelphia

September 1014, 2014
SOLD OUT | To add your name to the waitlist, contact Brenda Gausch at 713.353.1599.

An unforgettable tour of Philadelphia combines some of the city's best-known treasures and best-kept secrets. Kaylin Weber, the Museum's assistant curator of American painting and sculpture, accompanies the group on visits to the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Winterthur, and more. Itinerary

Past Tours

Los Angeles
In the dynamic city of Los Angeles, members visited incredible museums, galleries, and outdoor spaces. This trip included a private tour through James Turrell: A Retrospective at LACMA; guided tours of the Hammer and J. Paul Getty museums; and exclusive visits to some of LA’s world-renowned galleries.   

Washington, DC 
Members traveling to Washington, DC, toured many hidden gems. Highlights included a greeting at the U.S. Department of State diplomatic reception rooms; a guided tour of the National Mall by William Lecky, architect of the Korean War Veterans Memorial; and a studio tour of Emilie Brzezinski’s contemporary work.