Mission & History

Our Mission

The Houston Museum District Association is dedicated to collaborative efforts that maximize use of the artistic, scientific and educational resources of Houston Museum District institutions by all citizens of and visitors to Houston.

Our History

Eleven institutions formed the Houston Museum District Association on January 27, 1997 and received the IRS 501 (c) (3) designation as of August 22, 1997 (HMDA Form 990 2016). Five new museums joined the District in June 2002 and two more in April 2007. The District is now comprised of the following 19 museums and organizations located within an approximate 1.5-mile radius of the Mecom Fountain in Hermann Park:

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