• Kinder Foundation Education Center

    Located on the lower level of the Caroline Wiess Law building, the Kinder Foundation Education Center (KFEC) is open any time the Museum is open. Visit to gain valuable tips for your visit, explore the art on view at the MFAH, and discover all the Museum has to offer.

  • Cullen Sculpture Garden

    This urban oasis, designed by Isamu Noguchi, features modern and contemporary sculpture by Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Ellsworth Kelly, and many others.

  • Main Campus

    The MFAH art collections and exhibitions are presented primarily in the Museum’s two main gallery buildings: the Audrey Jones Beck Building and the Caroline Wiess Law Building. Connected by the underground Wilson Tunnel, these two locations also house the café, shop, library, Kinder Foundation Education Center, and Brown Auditorium Theater.

  • The MFA Café

    Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair; a European-style coffee bar; a kids menu; and much more. The MFA Café is located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

  • MFA Shop

    The MFA Shop offers a curated selection of artful gifts, prints, jewelry, books, toys, and more. No need to pay Museum admission—it's always free to visit the MFA Shop.

  • Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Bayou Bend is a collection of American fine and decorative arts in the former home of noted philanthropist and Houstonian Ima Hogg. The house is surrounded by large formal, organically maintained gardens. Visitors enter Bayou Bend through the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center, where they learn about the Hogg Family, select a tour option, and shop for unique retail items.

  • Rienzi

    Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts and paintings, comprises a remarkable art collection, house, and gardens. Formerly the home of philanthropists Carroll Sterling Masterson and Harris Masterson III, Rienzi is now open to the public, offering a variety of programs, including tours and social gatherings; period music and opera recitals; and family activities.

     

  • 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.