Six specially designed workshops for the entire homeschool family are offered during the 2014–2015 school year. Each workshop includes an interactive gallery tour with hands-on activities and group discussions, followed by an opportunity to create a related art project. This family program allows adults and children to participate together in the gallery and art-making experiences. All participants receive materials to extend the lesson at home.
Please preregister. Available only to homeschool families with children ages 4+. The Museum asks that there be one adult per three children.
The second and third Tuesdays of October, November, January, February, April, and May.
Each of the six workshop topics is offered four times: a morning and afternoon session on the second and third Tuesday of the month.
- Families with children ages 4–9 are encouraged to register for either workshop held on the second Tuesday of the month.
- Families with children ages 10+ are encouraged to register for either workshop held on the third Tuesday of the month.
Morning sessions: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Afternoon sessions: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
In this family program, adults and children participate together in the gallery and art-making experiences.
$7 per person (adults and children) for MFAH members
$8 per person (adults and children) for nonmembers
There is no fee for children ages 3 and younger accompanying older siblings. There is no additional admission cost.
Online registration takes place three times during the school year, beginning at 8 a.m. on the designated day. When registration begins, sign up online and pay for your workshop by credit card by clicking on the available workshop links above. If you are not able to register online, the workshop may be full: Call 713.639.7586 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a waiting list.
To register successfully, please enter names for all children ages 3+ and adults attending the workshop. This process ensures that everyone has a space reserved.
The Museum often maintains waiting lists for these programs. If you are not able to attend the workshop that you have signed up for, please call 713.639.7586 as soon as possible so that families on the waiting list may be contacted.
Questions? Contact email@example.com or 713.639.7586.
Visit mfah.org/homeschool for more information about additional programs and resources for homeschool families.
Spring Semester 2015
► Registration for the spring semester is now open!
April Homeschool Family Workshop | A Touch of Gold: Japanese Folding Screens from the Gitter-Yelen Collection
Tuesday, April 14, 2015: Morning Session 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | SOLD OUT
Tuesday, April 14, 2015: Afternoon Session 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015: Morning Session 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015: Afternoon Session 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Homeschool families can celebrate the beautiful Japanese folding screens from the exhibition Unfolding Worlds: Japanese Screens and Contemporary Ceramics from the Gitter-Yelen Collection through an enhanced and interactive experience in the galleries. In the studio, families create their own work of art inspired by the landscapes, seasons, mythological stories, and urban scenes depicted in these examples of rich, traditional Japanese art.
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May Homeschool Family Workshop: Sunshine in the Sculpture Garden
Tuesday, May 12, 2015: Morning Session 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015: Afternoon Session 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015: Morning Session 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015: Afternoon Session 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Sculptor and designer of the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, Isamu Noguchi described his gardens as “sculpture for sculpture.” Spend a spring day surrounded by the sculptures of Louise Bourgeois, Henri Matisse, Auguste Rodin, and other notable artists of the 20th- and 21st-centuries. Homeschool families create their own works of art inspired by the more than 25 works displayed beneath the sky.
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