For the safety of our visitors and staff, the MFAH continues to require face masks/coverings. Advance timed tickets are recommended.

Activities Week of Sunday, April 18, 2021-Saturday, April 24, 2021


Dish, Persian, 15th century
Between Sea and Sky: Blue and White Ceramics from Persia and Beyond Through May 31, 2021

The enduring appeal of blue and white ceramics stretches across the centuries. This exhibition tells the story through the lens of the exceptional Hossein Afshar Collection of Persian ceramics.

18 Apr Sun / 2021

  • Attributed to the Liverpool School, The Heiress, c. 1860s, oil on canvas

    Attributed to the Liverpool School, The Heiress, c. 1860s, oil on canvas, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Bayou Bend Collection, gift of the estate of Edward M. House II.

    Bayou Bend Virtual Family Day “Water”
    2 p.m.—3 p.m.

    This free Virtual Family Day explores the important roles water has played in American history.

24 Apr Sat / 2021

  • Mathurin Moreau, La Fée aux fleurs (The Flower Fairy), 1870–1900, cast iron

    Mathurin Moreau, La Fée aux fleurs (The Flower Fairy), 1870–1900, cast iron, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Rienzi Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Masterson III.

    Art Outdoors: Rienzi Garden Tours
    10 a.m.—Noon

    Experience Rienzi’s outdoor sculptures and architectural elements on a free, self-paced garden tour.