The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“Learning Through Art” Educator Seminar: The Art of Thinking

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 – Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019

10:00 AM – 04:00 PM


Educators: Create a culture of thinkers in your classroom by engaging in inquiry-based learning strategies that develop students’ thinking dispositions.

Sign up for this Learning Through Art educator seminar and discover works of art in the MFAH collections while you explore activities that:

• Apply to K–8  students’ understanding of Common Core standards in all content areas
• Include easy-to-implement classroom strategies
• Promote student thinking using specific hands-on/minds-on techniques

Jump into a “collaborative think tank” and receive GT CPE credit, lesson-plan ideas, materials, free MFAH admission passes, and MFA Shop discounts.

• $55 MFAH members
• $65 Nonmembers
Reserve your spot in advance! Get tickets below.
Questions? Contact teachers@mfah.org

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.


  • 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
    • Adults $15
    • Seniors (65+ with ID) $10
    • Military (with ID) $10
    • College Students (19+ with ID) $7.50
    • Youth (13–18) $7.50
    • Children (12 & younger) FREE
    • Certain special exhibitions are ticketed, with an additional charge.
    On Thursday, general admission is free for everyone.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Make visiting a snap! Visit mfah.org/parking for complete parking info, including a map you can download.

    Two Parking Garages        

    Parking Garage Hours

    Open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    Parking Garage Fees

    • Parking payments may be made only with major credit cards, or with MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
    • The first 30 minutes are always free. On Thursday, parking is free for visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
    • For hourly rates, go to mfah.org/parking
    Recommendation for guests with limited mobility: 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.

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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