The MFAH offers a multitude of learning opportunities throughout the year to help K–12 educators integrate the arts into their classrooms.

• Most workshops are approved by the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented.

• Workshops can be customized to address specific content areas, STAAR, etc. Please contact to discuss your needs.

• To make reservations, purchase your tickets online. Checks can no longer be accepted. For more information, contact or 713.639.7831.

Hearst Foundation Master Classes for Educators

Hearst Foundation Master Classes stimulate, inspire, and challenge participants to take their work to a new level. These studio workshops provide unique opportunities to work with successful Houston-area artists and educators. Each event offers hands-on opportunities to kick-start creativity with new ideas, approaches, and materials. Participants receive individual attention, encouragement, and direction from the teaching artists. Educators leave with ideas and inspiration to invigorate their own work, and the work of their students.

FALL 2019
Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography
Saturday, September 14, 12:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• Beatriz González: A Retrospective
Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Norman Rockwell: American Freedom
Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Radical: Italian Design 1965–1985
Saturday, February 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Francis Bacon: Late Paintings
April 25 | POSTPONED

“Learning Through Art” Educator Seminars

Learning Through Art at the MFAH connects the Museum’s collections of world art to the classroom. LTA/MFAH bridges disciplines and curriculums to enable students to explore key concepts in the real-world context of the art museum.

FALL 2019
• “The Art of Thinking”
Saturday, November 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• “ARTiculation: Art Speaks to All Subjects”
Saturday, February 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Workshops for K–8 Schools and Districts

The MFAH offers seminars that bridge the Museum’s collection with classroom curriculum throughout the year. Seminars. which take place at the Museum, can be specially designed to suit the needs and interests of the group, and can be tailored based on subject area, goals, and grade levels.

See the list of workshops

To schedule a training, fill out this form and allow at least a week for room and facilitator availability to be determined. Questions? Contact

Most educator programs call for preregistration. Seminars and workshops need a minimum of 10 participants. Reservations cannot be held without payment. Workshops are transferable but not refundable. All programs are subject to change. Questions? Contact