Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Department of Education

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Volunteers have played a strong role in the MFAH since its inception. In 1939, the Art Museum Guild was established to promote the museum and art education. The Junior League Docent Program began in 1943/1944. In 1961, the first class of Bayou Bend Docents was selected. The Department of Education oversees all aspects of docent recruitment, training and leadership at the MFAH.

From the description of Department of education, docent files, 1960-2000 (bulk 1987-1998) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166478569

From its inception, the MFAH has been involved in community events that promote art education.

From the description of Department of education, non-MFAH event files, 1981-1998. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166478583

Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Annunciation Orthodox School. corporateBody
associatedWith Bayou Bend Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-. person
associatedWith Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815. person
associatedWith Fotofest. corporateBody
associatedWith Glassell School of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Houston International Festival. corporateBody
associatedWith Jung Center of Houston. corporateBody
associatedWith Junior League of Houston. corporateBody
associatedWith Southwestern Bell Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Spring Branch Independent School District. corporateBody
associatedWith Tuesday Musical Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Very Special Arts Festival. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pompeii (Extinct City)
Hispanic Art in the U.S

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Active 1960

Active 2000

Active 1981

Active 1998

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SNAC ID: 87485643