The galleries of the MFAH main campus, Rienzi & Bayou Bend are open on a new schedule. Advance timed tickets are recommended. We welcome all visitors at any time. Learn more & get tickets 

Inside the MFAH


“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


  • Junior School
    Fall Art Classes for Kids August 28, 2020

    Fall art classes for kids are ready and waiting! Register your young artist for classes & workshops—virtual & in-person—at the Glassell School of Art.

  • Studio School (art supplies)
    Fall Art Classes for Adults August 17, 2020

    Discover your inner artist! Take a class at the Glassell School of Art. Choose from in-studio courses, virtual classes, and art history.

  • Junior School class
    Virtual Summer Art Classes at the Glassell Junior School July 18, 2020

    Young artists, ages 4 to 18, can enroll in virtual summer classes at the Glassell Junior School.

  • Choked on Cotton | My Complicity
    Community Artists’ Collective June 13, 2020

    Reflecting on a fraught family history.

  • Glassell Workshop | Face Mask
    At-Home Workshop: Making a Face Mask April 21, 2020

    Looking for a practical at-home project? Make your own face mask with this how-to video and step-by-step instructions from the Glassell School of Art.

  • Patrick Palmer headshot w/paintings
    Meet the MFAH: Patrick Palmer, Dean of the Glassell Studio School April 9, 2020

    Patrick Palmer talks about his years as a teacher and dean at the Glassell Studio School, the online courses just launched, his daily sketchbook, and his top five works of art in the MFAH collections.

  • Romeo C. Robinson (Glassell student & artist)
    Lifelong Learning at the Glassell School of Art November 18, 2019

    Artist and student Romeo Robinson shares his perspective on the opportunities available at the Glassell School of Art.

  • 2019–2020 Core Residents
    A Sneak Peek Inside the Core Residency Program October 15, 2019

    Go behind the scenes of the prestigious postgraduate program at the MFAH.

  • campus redevelopment blog_dale benson on Miro base
    Noguchi Was Here September 25, 2015
    One of the many things we had to plan for in demolishing the Glassell Studio School building was making sure none of the sculptures in Cullen Sculpture Garden would be in harm's way. After pacing out the site, taking measurements, and doing a bit of research, all went smoothly this summer for our crew of six—and we were even rewarded with a little discovery. We knew Jim Love's Can Johnny …
  • campus redevelopment blog - glassell blocks removed
    Preparations Begin August 31, 2015
    The fencing has gone up around the building, workers are carefully salvaging those famous glass blocks, and this week, the first phase of the Museum’s campus redevelopment plan begins, as the Glassell School of Art site along Montrose is cleared for its new home, designed by Steven Holl Architects. Meanwhile, over the summer, workers dug underground along Montrose, and across to Main, to …