The galleries of the MFAH main campus, Rienzi & Bayou Bend are open on a new schedule. Advance timed tickets are recommended. We welcome all visitors at any time. Learn more & get tickets 

Programs for Adults

Lectures, Performances, Workshops

The Museum offers a wide range of lectures, guided tours, gallery talks, concerts, readings, performances, and symposia throughout the year.


Take a closer look at works of art with one of these gallery programs led by knowledgeable Museum staff.

MFAH Book Clubs

Art, history, and literature meet at the MFAH! Our book clubs link works of literature to art and American & European history.

Sketching & Photography Programs

Hone your skills! The MFAH, Bayou Bend, and Rienzi present opportunities to practice drawing or photography. Many of these programs are ongoing. 

Check for the latest information about events, including exceptions or changes to regular schedules. Please note that Rienzi is closed in the month of August.