Drop-in Tour | American Painting and Sculpture to 1920

Drop-in Tour | American Painting and Sculpture to 1920

Explore the galleries of American art, spanning centuries of U.S. life and culture. The installations bring together diverse expressions of the nation’s art through a range of paintings, sculpture, photography, books, prints, furniture, ceramics, metals, textiles, and costume. In addition to the work of artists such as Frederic Edwin Church, Robert Henri, and John Singer Sargent, the galleries include the art of Native Americans, Mexico, and the British and Spanish North American colonies.

This tour is included with general admission, which is free on Thursday. Meet the docent on the first floor of the Beck Building in the sculpture court.

Safety Guidelines In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here.

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


Audrey Jones Beck Building
5601 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
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