The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Flowers in Fashion: Floral-Arranging Workshop Inspired by “The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta”

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 – Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

02:00 PM – 04:30 PM

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Create your own flower arrangement in this workshop inspired by The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.

The program begins with an introduction to the exhibition, highlighting the garden and floral inspirations behind Oscar de la Renta’s designs, presented by Cindi Strauss, the Sara and Bill Morgan Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design. Then, professionals from the Garden Club of Houston and River Oaks Garden Club discuss art and design considerations of floral arranging.

Learn a few approaches to the art form as you discover basic techniques for well-constructed and balanced floral arrangements. Next, create floral masterpieces of your own that you can take home! Tickets include all the tools, flowers, and foliage you’ll need. Following the workshop, you are invited to visit the exhibition.

• $100 MFAH members
• $125 Adult nonmembers
Reserve your seat in advance! Get online tickets below. Your ticket includes workshop materials, and entry to “The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta.”



  • Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
    Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • General Admission: MFAH Members-FREE Adult-$15 ($14 Online); Senior (65+) $10 ($9 Online); Youth (13-18) $7.50 ($6.50 Online); Child (12 & younger) FREE; Military (ID Required) $10; Student (ID Required) $7.50 Ticketed exhibitions require an additional admission charge. Free Hours: FREE THURSDAY 10 am - 9 pm

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Make visiting a snap! Enlarge the map to see main-campus parking options, or download the PDF

    Parking update: A new underground parking garage, located on Montrose Boulevard, is now open!

    • The outdoor parking lot on Bissonnet, across from the Law Building, is closed permanently.
    • Parking is available in two garages: an above-ground garage at 1144 Binz Street, and a new underground garage at 5101 Montrose Blvd.
    • Guests with limited mobility: We recommend that you use the covered drop-off lane at the Main Street entrance to the Beck Building, or use wheelchair-accessible parking in the garage at 1144 Binz Street.

    Parking Garage Locations

    • 1144 Binz Street
    • 5101 Montrose Boulevard

    Parking Fees*

    Parking payments may be made only with a major credit card. Also accepted: MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
    MFAH Members Visitors
    0–30 minutes FREE FREE
    31 minutes–4 hours $6 $10
    4–12 hours $10 $18
    12–24 hours $35 $35
    *Parking is free for MFAH visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Thursdays. General admission to the Museum is free on Thursdays, courtesy of Shell.


    Both parking garages are open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Special Offers / Dining

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

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