Presented by writer and Inprint fellow Josie Mitchell

The MFAH teams up with Inprint for an interactive writing activity inspired by Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art. Experience the rewards and pleasures of creative writing at this free workshop presented in response to the exhibition.

About the Presenter
Josie Mitchell received an Inprint Mary Gibbs and Jesse H. Jones Fellowship while earning her MFA in fiction at the University of Houston. She has led the Inprint senior memoir workshop since 2016 and has been on the Inprint Poetry Buskers team for several years. 

This program is free and open to the public with preregistration. On Thursdays, general admission is free courtesy of Shell Oil Company.

Tickets to “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art” are for sale separately, on-site at the Museum, depending on availability. Viewing the exhibition is optional for workshop participants but is highly encouraged.

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MFAH Learning and Interpretation and Education programs receive generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services; Jerold B. Katz Foundation; 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; Mrs. Denise D. Monteleone; William A. and Madeline Smith Charitable Trust; Claire and Theodore Morse Foundation; Texas Commission on the Arts; Center for Craft, Creativity & Design; Mr. and Mrs. Dan English III; Humanities Texas; Mrs. Nancy Glanville Jewell; Marilyn G. Lummis; Mary Lynn and Steve Marks; John L. Nau III; The Summerlee Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheeler; Christine and Jaime Yordan Foundation; The Junior League of Houston, Inc.; 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.