Overview

The Museum offers specially designed workshops for the entire homeschool family. Each workshop includes an interactive gallery tour with hands-on activities and group discussions, followed by an opportunity to create a related art project. This program lets adults and children work together. Families also receive materials to extend the lesson at home.

Be sure to register in advance, as capacity is limited! Available only to homeschool families with children ages 6 and older. The Museum asks that there be one adult per three children.

Schedule
Workshops take place the second Tuesdays of selected fall and spring months.

Cost
At these family programs, adults and children participate together in the gallery and art-making experiences. No fee for children ages 3 and younger accompanying older siblings. Special pricing applies to workshops that focus on ticketed exhibitions.

Fees for workshops in regular exhibitions:
•  $8 per participant for MFAH members
•  $10 per participant  for nonmembers

Fees for workshops in specially ticketed exhibitions:
• $12 per participant for MFAH members
• $15 per participant for nonmembers

Workshops for Spring 2019

► Learn more about the spring workshops! Pick a date and register online when tickets go on sale.

  • Tuesday, February 12, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Theme: “Contemporary Craft Artists: Weaving Cultures Together”
     
  • Tuesday, April 9, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Theme: “A Search for Light and Color with Vincent van Gogh”
    Includes admission to the exhibition Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art.”

Registration Information

On the day registration opens for each workshop, sign up online and pay by credit card. If you are not able to register online, the workshop may be full: Call 713.639.7835 or email families@mfah.org to be placed on a waiting list.

If you are not able to attend the workshop you have signed up for, please call 713.639.7586 as soon as possible so that families on the waiting list may be contacted. 

Questions? Contact families@mfah.org or 713.639.7586.

Visit mfah.org/homeschool for information about other programs and resources for homeschool families.