Celebrate Latinx heritage at this free fall festival!

In the spirit of community and collaboration, the MFAH salutes Hispanic Heritage Month with music, art activities, games, and more for all ages.


Artists in Action
3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Demonstration: Ceramics with Gabo Martini 
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Weaving & Writing Together: Poet Analicia Sotelo & Artist Rebecca Braziel
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Inprint Poetry Buskers: Poems on Demand

Look & Listen
• Poetry Readings
• 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. MFAH Guide to Latin American & Latinx Art
• 3 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. Short Films: NYICFF ¡Viva Kid Flicks! 
(New York International Children’s Film Festival) (location: Favrot Auditorium in the Glassell School of Art)
• 3 p.m. Performance: Caribbean Dance Music by Orquesta Carlos López (location: MFAH Law Building)
• 3 p.m. 
Performance: MECA Ballet Folklorico 
• 3:30 p.m. Performance: Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico 
• 4 p.m. Music Performance: Batala Houston
• 5 p.m. Performance: La Danza Azteca
• 6 p.m. Short Films: Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders) and Del Mero Corazón (Straight from the Heart)
(location: Favrot Auditorium in the Glassell School of Art; seating on a first-come, first-served basis)
6 p.m. Dance Performance: Raices del Peru
7 p.m. Participate: Salsa Dancing with Salsa Eddy                                 

• 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Play Garden Quest III: The Legend of Stella with hang@mfah
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Art-Making Activities
• 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Design Activity with Houston Community College Department of Fashion Design 

Food Demonstrations  
4:30 p.m. Empanadas with chef CJ Dilan of Sofrito Houston
5:30 p.m. Alfajores with chef Carlos Ramos of Latin Bites

Visiting Partners
• Arte Público Press, University of Houston
• BakerRipley
• Casa Ramirez
• Harris County Public Library
• Jolt Initiative, with voter registration
• MECA Houston

Drop in! All festival activities are free. Admission to the Museum is available separately, until 7 p.m. For ages 12 & younger, Museum admission is always free.

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.

MFAH Learning and Interpretation and Education programs receive generous funding from:

Jerold B. Katz Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services
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
CFP Foundation
Joe Barnhart Foundation
Cockrell Family Fund
Ann and John Bookout
Tilman Fertitta Family
Mrs. Denise D. Monteleone
William A. and Madeline Smith Charitable Trust
Claire and Theodore Morse Foundation
The Junior League of Houston, Inc.
Learning Ninjas
Texas Commission on the Arts
Mr. and Mrs. Dan English III
Humanities Texas
Mrs. Nancy Glanville Jewell
Marilyn G. Lummis
Mary Lynn and Steve Marks
John L. Nau III
Strake Foundation
The Summerlee Foundation
Isla Carroll Turner Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheeler
Christine and Jaime Yordan Foundation
International Fine Print Dealers Association
Polly and Murry Bowden
Nancy and James Gordon
Lubrizol Foundation
and additional generous donors.

All Learning and Interpretation programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, receive endowment funds provided by Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest; Caroline Wiess Law; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Fondren Foundation; BMC Software, Inc.; the Wallace Foundation; the Neal Myers and Ken Black Children’s Art Fund; Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard; Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tate; the Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation; Virginia and Ira Jackson; the Favrot Fund; Neiman Marcus Youth Arts Education; gifts in memory of John Wynne; and gifts in honor of Beth Schneider.