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Art-Inspired Activity Book for Families: Antiquities October 20, 2020


Enjoy family time with a museum twist! Families can create and discover together with this printable booklet, which features coloring sheets, drawing activities, puzzles, and more, inspired by the MFAH collection of antiquities.

• Yale Oinochoe, Hydria (Water Jar) with Domestic Scene
• Egyptian, Painted Wooden Coffin of the Sacred Ibis of Thoth
• Roman, Silver Tetradrachm with Corinthian-style Athena on obverse and Nike on reverse

Just like the Museum’s in-gallery Sunday Family Zone, these at-home activities introduce kids and families to artists and works of art on view at the Museum.

► Family Activity Book: Antiquities 
Download, page through, print & share

• Learn more about these and other works of art: MFAH Collections
• Explore a variety of at-home art activities: “Learning Through Art” at Home


Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; H-E-B; MD Anderson Cancer Center; Sharon G. Dies; Sterling-Turner Foundation; Houston Junior Woman's Club; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; Samuel H. Kress Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.