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 

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 outdoor fitness classes twice a month—“Second Sunday on the Roof” and “Fourth Sunday on the Roof”—that encourage guests of all ages to get up and move, no matter their experience level.

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

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

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

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Health & Wellness Presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center

Experts from the MD Anderson Cancer Center present free, unique 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.”

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Second Sunday on the Roof: Strength - Pilates

Fitness at the MFAH

Spend a morning with outdoor exercise and one of the city’s most beautiful views! Get ready to move and stretch on the BBVA Roof Garden, which offers a 360-degree look at Houston’s skyline atop the Glassell School of Art. Afterward, stroll the Museum galleries to round out a day of building up your body, mind, and soul.

Second Sunday on the Roof
Enjoy a free Sunday-morning Zumba session.

Fourth Sunday on the Roof
Enjoy a free Sunday-morning yoga session.

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Yoga in the Gardens at Rienzi

Enjoy the energy of the outdoors with yoga! You’re invited to bring your yoga mat and celebrate the season—fall and spring—amidst the wooded landscape of the Rienzi gardens.

After the yoga session, stay for a tour of the house museum and the gardens. Light refreshments are available.