Wellness Programs at the MFAH

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is proud to partner with MD Anderson Cancer Center as the presenting sponsor of Wellness Programs at the MFAH. The Museum’s wellness programming focuses on forging connections between art, mindfulness, fitness, nutrition, and living a balanced, healthful lifestyle.

Through the lecture series “Health & Wellness Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center,” healthcare professionals and Museum staff collaborate to provide unique opportunities for visitors to reflect on health and well-being while experiencing art in new ways.

Fitness at the MFAH offerings include “MFAH on the Move,” a series of bimonthly virtual fitness classes that encourage guests of all ages to get moving, no matter their experience level.

Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts, offers Yoga at Rienzi in the spring and fall.

All programs are free and open to the public. Check mfah.org/calendar for schedules and details.  

Health & Wellness Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

Experts from the MD Anderson Cancer Center present unique free programs that combine healthful, mindful living with the works of art on view at the MFAH.

Previous events have explored topics such as “Cultivating Health at Work,” “Art & Design in Medicine,” “The Art of Music,” “The Art of Nutrition,” “Art & the Brain,” “Tea + Meditation,” and “Yoga for Stress Management.”

Fitness at the MFAH

“MFAH on the Move” was launched in 2020 as part of the #MFAHatHome Virtual Experience to provide access to a variety of healthful, physical activities from home, within the context of the Museum’s diverse art collections. In 2021, the free series expanded to include events on-site in Cullen Sculpture Garden. Previous programs have included the “Sundays on the Roof” series of outdoor exercise programs on the PNC Roof Garden atop the Glassell School of Art. 

Yoga at Rienzi

Enjoy the collections and grounds of the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts as a backdrop to ”Yoga at Rienzi.” These free programs are for all experience levels. Previous events have included virtual sessions and the biannual ”Yoga in the Gardens at Rienzi” outdoor group classes.

Wellness Programs at the MFAH are presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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