Experience the tradition of tea at the MFAH! These afternoon events are presented in celebration of the exhibition Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art. Each Tea + Tour is accompanied by an assortment of beverages as well as savory and sweet treats.
Each seating for tea service requires a ticket and is paired with a 20-minute, docent-led highlights tour of the exhibition, available starting every half hour from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The tea service is led by the only Certified Tea Master in Texas: Thia McKann from Houston’s The Path of Tea.
Reserve a Tea + Tour
• 3 p.m. tea seating / 4 p.m. tour and exhibition viewing
• 3 p.m. tour and exhibition viewing / 4 p.m. tea seating
All guests participating in Tuesday Tea + Tour are encouraged to arrive at 3 p.m. Depending on the seating reservation, tea service will either precede or follow viewing of the exhibition and the spotlight tour.
$25 for MFAH Members
$35 for nonmembers
Call 713.639.7771 to make a reservation over the phone. To purchase tickets online, please select a date below.
Japanese Tea Service
To purchase a ticket to a Tea + Tour of Unrivalled Splendor: The Kimiko and John Powers Collection of Japanese Art, select one of the dates below. Seated tea service includes an assortment of savory and sweet treats, a “choko” of sake, and a 20-minute highlights tour of the exhibition, located in the MFAH Caroline Wiess Law Building.