These preview evenings feature lectures from curators and scholars, tours of exhibitions, interactive workshops, and discussions designed for pre-K–16 teachers, curriculum specialists, and administrators. Explore upcoming exhibitions, collection areas, and opportunities at the Museum for educators.

The MFAH Educator Previews and Master Classes for Educators are endowed by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

All Learning and Interpretation programs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, receive endowment income from funds provided by the Louise Jarrett Moran Bequest; Caroline Wiess Law; the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; 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; the Favrot Fund; and Gifts in honor of Beth Schneider.

Past Events in This Series

Hearst Foundation Educator Preview

Discover the exhibition Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol during this special evening for educators! 

Hearst Foundation Educator Preview

Join Museum educators to learn engaging techniques for integrating art into your classroom utilizing higher-order thinking skills! The program includes hands-on, inquiry-based activities, and access to the exhibition Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India.

Hearst Foundation Educator Preview

Learn engaging techniques for integrating art into your classroom utilizing higher-order thinking skills! At this event for educators, spend time with Museum staff and curators discovering the exhibitions Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection and Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950.

Hearst Foundation Educator Preview

In this Hearst Foundation Educator Preview, teachers are invited to join Museum staff and curators to explore Emperors’ Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei and other exciting fall exhibitions.

Hearst Foundation Educator Preview “Focus on ‘Degas: A New Vision’”

During this Hearst Foundation Educator Preview, explore the exhibition Degas: A New Vision with your colleagues and Museum educators! Learn techniques to engage your students in deep looking, problem solving, and analyzing and synthesizing with works of art.