The roster of annual fundraising events ranges from elegant, black-tie dinners and art auctions to a children’s party on the grounds of Bayou Bend and cocktails poolside at Rienzi. Proceeds from all of these benefits help to ensure the Museum’s future success.

For information about MFAH fundraising events, please contact:

Kathryn Pelini
Senior Development Officer,
Special Events
713.639.7581

Elizabeth Fersen
Development Special Events,
Coordinator
713.830.5275

Megan Gallagher
Development Special Events,
Associate
713.639.7517
 

The Grand Gala Ball

“The Courtly Ball”
Celebrating Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol

Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Susan and Fayez S. Sarofim Campus, Caroline Wiess Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet
Chair: Franci Neely

For more information, contact GrandGalaBall@mfah.org or 713.639.7581.

Ticket Pricing
$1,250 Individual Benefactor Ticket
$2,500 Individual Underwriter Ticket
$12,500 Benefactor Table
$25,000 Underwriter Table
$50,000 Major Underwriter Table
$75,000 Grand Underwriter Table
$100,000 Principal Underwriter Table

One Great Night in November

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Susan and Fayez S. Sarofim Campus, Caroline Wiess Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet

For more information, contact OneGreatNight@mfah.org or 713.639.7581

Ticket Pricing
$500 Junior Ticket (35 and younger; limited availability)
$1,000 Individual Benefactor Ticket
$1,500 Individual Underwriter Ticket
$10,000 Benefactor Table
$15,000 Underwriter Table
$25,000 Major Underwriter Table

Florescence

Time
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 16 & 17, 2019
The Audrey Jones Beck Building
Chairs: Carmen Knapp and Meg Tapp

Florescence is a biennial flower and horticulture show presented by the River Oaks Garden Club, The Garden Club of Houston, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The public exhibition features floral and horticultural arrangements from garden club experts, prominent floral and garden designers, and noted personalities interpreting masterpieces in the Museum’s art collections. Visit flohouston.org to see updates and additional details about Florescence.

For more information, contact florescence@mfah.org or 713.639.7581. Reservations for individual events go on sale on January 31, 2019. These tickets may be purchased by calling 713.639.7581.

Underwriter Opportunities
$1,500 Patron
$2,500 Benefactor
$5,000 Sponsor
$7,500 Major Underwriter
$10,000 Grand Underwriter

Fundraising Events at the MFAH

Events take place annually, unless otherwise indicated.

The Grand Gala Ball (October)
One Great Night (November)
Rienzi Society Dinner (winter)
The Fine Art of Shooting: A Sporting Clays Invitational (winter/spring, biennial)
Bayou Bend Fashion Show and Luncheon (spring)
Bayou Bend Children’s Party (spring)
Bayou Bend Garden Party (spring)
Florescence (spring, biennial)
Rienzi Spring Party (spring)
The Glassell School of Art Benefit and Auction (spring)
Latin American Experience Gala (biennial)
Art of the Islamic Worlds Gala (biennial)

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