Latin Maecenas

Learn more about the exciting field of Latin American art through informal lectures, seminars, and visits to some of the most prominent private collections in Houston and abroad. Members have the opportunity to interact with important contemporary Latin American and Latino artists; travel internationally with curators; and learn how to recognize valuable opportunities in this rapidly expanding market. Funds raised by the group support the acquisition of Latin American artworks for the Museum’s collection.

Recent program highlights include:
• Exclusive talk and dinner with renowned Brazilian artist, Ernesto Neto
• Lecture and private reception with Venezuelan artist, Arturo Herrera
• Trustee collection visit featuring prominent Latin American artists from the School of the South
• Private Latin Maecenas trip to Cuba highlighting unique architecture and artist studio visits

Sustaining Founder: $25,000 over five years ($5,000 per year). Sustaining Benefactor: $12,500 over five years ($2,500 per year). Founder: $5,000. Benefactor: $2,500. Young Benefactor (age 40 and under): $1,500.

For more information, or to join, contact Bradley Houston at bhouston@mfah.org or 713.639.7594.