The Museum of Fine Art’s Glassell Student Art Sale – December 13 & 14, 2013 – Local and Unique Gifts for Christmas!

Friday and Saturday is the Museum of Fine Art’s Glassell Student Art SaleGlassell Student Art Sale!  

Friday, December 13 – 12:00-8:00pm
Saturday, December 14 – 10:00-5:00pm

Admission is free, and wares include well-priced works from Glassell studio artists — painters, ceramicists, jewelry makers and more — so it’s a great way to shop local for the holidays. This could also be a fun trip for kids to pick out handmade items for their parents, friends and siblings.

The Sale is at the Glassell Studio at 5101 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77006.  Go HERE for more details.

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston Bayou Bend Festive Family Fridays – December 6, 13, 20, 2013

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Bayou Bend is celebrating the holidays in style.  MFAH is hosting Festive Family Fridays!

Fridays, December 6, 13 and 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. (last admission)

Bayou Bend’s special exhibition comes alive at night, with lighting and decorations meant to be seen in the evening hours.

In addition to tours of the home, Festive Family Fridays feature costumed performers and puppets, period games, storytellers, refreshments, live music and an outdoor photo station to help families preserve holiday memories.

Admission is $12.50 for adults and $7.50 for ages 10 to 18. Children nine years and under are admitted free. No reservations are required.

¡Día de los Muertos! at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, November 2, 2013

Day of the DeadHead to the Museum of Fine Arts tomorrow for a  free family day in recognition of Día de los Muertos and in connection with the current exhibition, Calaveras Mexicanas: The Art and Influence of José Guadalupe Posada!

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Museum will offer art activities for children and families under the porte-cochère at the Audrey Jones Beck Building, including papel picado and printmaking. Arandas Bakery be here to pass out free pan de muerto and the Houston Symphony will be set up with their instrument petting zoo!