Take care of everyone on your holiday list, from coworkers to grandparents, with creative gifts from the MFAH. Not only are your presents sure to stand out, but proceeds help support the programs and exhibitions at the museum.
An Afternoon Tea + Tour at Rienzi
On Friday, January 18, treat your special someone to an afternoon at Rienzi—the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts—for a traditional English tea paired with a tour of the exhibition Visions of Fancy: George Romney, 18th-Century Paintings and Drawings. This one-time-only event features a variety of teas, an assortment of savory and sweet treats, and champagne.
• Perfect for the Anglophile who doesn't have enough vacation time for a trip to Europe.
► For more information and to purchase tickets, click here and call 713.639.7800.
MFAH Gift Membership (starting at $50)
Give the gift that keeps giving all year long. With a one-year gift membership, your lucky recipients will be able to visit the museum for free every day. Plus, they'll be the first to see new exhibitions at special preview parties. MFAH Members also receive discounts on film tickets and at The MFAH Shop.
• Perfect for the friend, relative, or business associate who loves to be in the know.
► For more information and to purchase, click here.
Unique Gifts from The MFAH Shop
and The Shop at Bayou Bend
Avoid the hustle and bustle! Stop by to browse The MFAH Shop and The Shop at Bayou Bend for one-of-a-kind gifts. Jewelry, toys, art prints, home decor, T-shirts, and books on favorite artists are just a few of the treasures you'll find.
• Perfect for pleasing anyone on your list!
Give the timeless gift of books. The MFAH Shop has the largest selection of art-related books in the Southwest, from exhibition catalogues and rare publications signed by artists to best sellers and children's books.
• Perfect for bibliophiles and savvy collectors.
► For more ideas, browse the book selections online and call 713.639.7360.
Tickets to MFAH Films
Just the ticket! At the MFAH, moviegoers can catch both classic and contemporary films on the big screen, as well as many film festivals throughout the year. Give your favorite movie buff an MFAH Films Discount Pass (10 movie tickets), or take his or her passion for films one step further with a membership to Film Buffs, the MFAH patron group for movie lovers.
• Perfect for the movie critic in your life.
► For more information and to purchase, call:
713.639.7531 for the MFAH Films Discount Pass
713.639.7594 for the Film Buffs membership
Gift Certificates to the Glassell School of Art
The Glassell Studio School and the Glassell Junior School offer a variety of art classes and workshops in every medium, for all ages and skill levels. Gift certificates are available for courses year-round: spring, summer, and fall.
• Perfect for the aspiring artist in your life.
► For more information and to purchase, call 713.639.7500.