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 

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    Audrey Jones Beck Building
    The Beck Building, named for MFAH patron Audrey Jones Beck, features galleries for changing exhibitions as well as for the Museum’s collections of ancient art, European art, photography, prints and drawings, and American art to the mid-20th century.
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    BBVA Roof Garden

    The BBVA Roof Garden extends The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza up the slope of the walkable roof of the Steven Holl Architects–designed Glassell School of Art building.

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    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend, the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings, is situated on 14 acres of gardens in Houston’s historic River Oaks neighborhood.

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    Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza

    Adjoining the Glassell School of Art is a nearly one-acre public greenspace: The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza.

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    Caroline Wiess Law Building
    The Law Building, named for MFAH patron Caroline Wiess Law, features galleries for changing exhibitions as well as for the Museum’s collections of Asian, African, Islamic, Native American, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian art.
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    Cullen Sculpture Garden

    A tranquil oasis of art and nature, the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden showcases masterworks of 20th- and 21st-century sculpture by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Pietro Consagra, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Auguste Rodin, and David Smith. This garden was created by sculptor Isamu Noguchi.

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    Glassell School of Art
    The Glassell School is the teaching institute of the MFAH, offering studio-art courses, art-history instruction, and workshops for adults; classes for students ages 3 to 18; and the distinguished Core Residency Program for postgraduate artists and critics.
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    MFA Shop

    Find out more about the MFA Shop here.

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  • The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, east facade. Photo by Peter Molick
    Nancy and Rich Kinder Building
    The Kinder Building, named for MFAH patrons Nancy and Rich Kinder, is devoted to the display of the Museum’s international collections of modern and contemporary art.
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    Rienzi

    Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts, comprises a remarkable art collection, house, and gardens, located in Houston’s historic River Oaks neighborhood.