“Royals” Doggie Day
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 – Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019
01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Bring your favorite canine pals to a fun-filled afternoon on The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza! Dress up your crowd-friendly, leashed dogs for activities inspired by the dogs on view in the portraits of Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol. Be sure to visit the exhibition beforehand for inspiration from 500 years of British royalty.
- The “Most Regal” dog-costume competition begins at 2:45 p.m. Spots are limited, so arrive early to sign up. The winner receives a dog-spa appointment valued at $150. Special guest judges include Houston Chronicle writer Amber Elliott and Julie Keck with Jackson the Dalmatian
- Walk your pup in the royal pawrade, open to all
- Enjoy refreshments by Big Boss Bites and Popston
- Stop by the doggie-portrait photo booth to snap memorable pics
- Join in art-making activities to craft royal collars and crowns (for both pets and people!)
- Visit the vendors, including the Barkday Planner, Best Friends Animal Society, Kim Tonks Photography, Three Dog Bakery, and Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming
- And more!
Drop in! This event is free. Admission to “Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol” is available separately.
HOURS & ADMISSION
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.
- 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.
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 HoursOpen 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
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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