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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Summer Fine Arts Workshop at Rienzi: “A Family Story”

Sunday, Jun. 14, 2015

01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
US/Central

At Rienzi's Summer Fine Arts Workshops families come together to create art, write stories and poems, and watch performances inspired by the Rienzi Collection.

At this workshop, "A Family Story: Writers' Reflections," families read, write, and create during a playful and engaging afternoon. Led by instructors from the School Literacy & Culture program at Rice University, visitors learn the story of the Rienzi family and are encouraged to compose their own stories. Younger children dictate and dramatize their tales, while older students write poetry and prose.

About the Workshop

Education programs at Rienzi receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; the Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment; and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment for Rienzi.

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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.
  • Admission is free, but space is limited. Register by calling 713.639.7800. Recommended for ages 4+.

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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