KFEC Resources

A Wreath, A Tree, And Me: Poetry and Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Ideal for both parents and elementary-level educators, A Wreath, A Tree, and Me inspires children and students to learn about world art. The colorful pages of poetry and art can be enjoyed in the classroom, on-site in the Museum galleries, and at home.

Available for purchase in the MFA Shop or loan through KFEC.

A View, A Clue, and You: Poetry and American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Well suited both for individual use and the classroom, A View, A Clue, and You highlights 24 works of art from the MFAH collections. Each work is accompanied by a poem filled with rich vocabulary and engaging content, introducing children to a variety of media and styles in American art through visual exploration and interaction.

Available for purchase in the MFA Shop or loan through KFEC.

Looking at Art: An Art History Survey at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Localize art history and learn about works of art in the MFAH collections. Looking at Art provides a brief history of some of the Museum's major collections, plus helpful strategies for writing about art. This book is an ideal resource for college students and adults to use on-site in the galleries.

Available for purchase in the MFA Shop or loan through KFEC.
Also available for use on a Kindle e-reader.

Online Exhibitions: Google Art Project

Audio, video, and text highlight works from the MFAH and the National Museum of Korea in two interactive exhibitions accessible through the Google Art Project.

Korean Art Past and Present
Discover connections between traditional and contemporary Korean Art.
View the online exhibition

Uses of Art
Explore the history of Korean ceramics and stoneware.
View the online exhibition

Tradition and Innovation in Korean Art

This compilation of essays offers a broader understanding of the historical context of Korean artworks, exploring such topics as Buddhist sculpture, arts of the Goryeo period (918–1392), and illustrated royal documents of the Joseon period (1392–1910). Accompanying audio guides, recorded by the authors, explore key artworks in more detail.

Available for free download as an e-book. Download via iTunes, or choose from other file types to download via Dropbox:

ePub for Kindle
.mobi for Nook

“Learning Through Art” Online Curriculum

The Learning Through Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston online curriculum is an exciting way to connect your classroom to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Discover how the MFAH collections of world art can be used to teach language arts, social studies, math, science and art to K-12 students.

Explore the LTA/MFAH online curriculum

What to See in an Hour

Let us help you create an unforgettable time of discovery! Follow What to See in an Hour for a guide of a "Top 18" list of artworks.

Gallery Activity: Bag of Questions

Gallery Activity: Sketch It Out

Gallery Activity: Art Detective Tools