Take a moment to touch, explore, and learn more about the different materials, processes, and techniques artists use to create works of art. Artist’s Toolboxes focus on six different art-making techniques: oil painting; egg tempera and gold-ground painting; ceramics; sculpture; fabrics and fibers; and photography. Each week focuses on a new technique.

This activity is free with Museum admission. On Thursdays, Museum admission is free, courtesy of Shell.

► Parking update: A new underground parking garage, located at 5101 Montrose, is now open. Learn more about changes to visitor parking and plan ahead for your visit.


Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; ExxonMobil; MD Anderson Cancer Center; Occidental Petroleum; Leslie and Brad Bucher; Houston Junior Woman's Club; Mr. and Mrs. Melbern G. Glasscock; The Windgate Charitable Foundation; the Samuel H. Kress Foundation; Mr. William J. Hill; and the Susan Vaughan Foundation.