Delight everyone on your holiday list with creative gifts from the MFAH! Proceeds help support the Museum's programs and exhibitions.


Give a loved one an unforgettable experience this holiday season with tickets to Degas: A New Vision. This landmark exhibition brings together some 200 paintings that span the career of celebrated French artist Edgar Degas.

Want to make your gift extra special? The exquisitely illustrated exhibition catalogue is available online and in the MFA Shop along with prints and other goodies. Or, give the gift of a luxurious staycation with Degas-themed hotel packages and meal offers at local French eateries!

► Get tickets for Degas: A New Vision

Give the Gift of MFAH Membership

Choose a gift that will be treasured long after the holiday: a year of art. When you share the gift of MFAH membership, the lucky recipient gets:

• free ticket(s) to Degas: A New Vision
• 12 months of free general admission
• invitations to preview parties
• free and discounted lectures, programs & tours
• and so much more!

When you purchase on-site, the membership comes packaged in a beautiful Degas: A New Vision gift tin!

Give a gift membership today!

Unique Gifts from the MFA Shop & the Shop at Bayou Bend


Stop by to browse the chic, newly redesigned MFA Shop at the Museum, as well as the Shop at Bayou Bend, for one-of-a-kind gifts. Jewelry, toys, art prints, home decor, clothing, and books on favorite artists are just a few of the treasures you'll find! Drop in—the shop is always free to visit.

Original Works of Art at the Glassell Student Art Sale


Friday, December 9, 12 noon–8 p.m. 
Saturday, December 10, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Preview Party: Thursday, December 8, 6 p.m.

Everything is unique at this popular annual sale featuring art created by Glassell Studio School students. And you'll be giving in more ways than one: Proceeds benefit students, with 75% of each sale going back to the student and 25% toward Glassell School scholarships.

Plus, take this opportunity to check out the Studio School's newly renovated temporary home—all at 2450 Holcombe Boulevard!

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Inspire a Young Artist

The Glassell Junior School offers a variety of art classes for ages 3 to 18. Choices include traditional courses such as painting and ceramics, as well as special topics like digital animation, architecture, fashion design, and more.

Treat the aspiring young artist in your life to a class or workshop during the spring, summer, or fall semester!

Contact the Junior School at 713.639.7700

For Film Lovers


Do you know any movie lovers? The Museum shows classics, foreign films, family flicks, Houston premieres of independent features, and many other great films in 35mm and digital.

Film Buffs memberships keep on giving, with free admission to at least 10 films.

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