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. The Museum’s shop and café are also located in the Beck Building.
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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 is the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings. Displayed in the former home of Houston civic leader and philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882–1975), the collection is one of the finest showcases of American furnishings, silver, ceramics, and paintings in the world. The house is situated on 14 acres of organically maintained gardens in Houston’s historic River Oaks …
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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 MFAH collections of Asian, African, Islamic, Native American, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian, and Modern and Contemporary art. The Law Building also houses the Kinder Foundation Education Center, Hirsch Library, and Brown Auditorium Theater.
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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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    Rienzi
    Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts, is situated on four acres of wooded gardens in the historic River Oaks neighborhood, about five miles from the main MFAH campus and about two miles from Bayou Bend, the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings. Formerly the home of philanthropists Carroll Sterling Masterson and Harris Masterson III, Rienzi was …
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    The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza

    Adjoining the new Glassell School of Art is a nearly one-acre public greenspace: The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza, designed by Deborah Nevins & Associates, in collaboration with Nevins & Benito Landscape Architecture, D.P.C.

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    The 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.