AYAM - Art Museum

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An Innovative Learning Environment

Cultural Advantages for the Community
Spring Branch Independent School District has built an art museum that is one of the most innovative learning environments and community resources in the United States.

AYAM houses a collection of art and artifacts valued at more than $2,000,000.00, comprising over 600 works from around the world. There are so many ways to be part of the AYAM experience.

Experience the World of Art

The Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum collects, exhibits and interprets the art of world cultures in all mediums and periods.

AYAM strives to be both meaningful and relevant to all grade levels and areas of academia through its exhibits and programs and offers learning opportunities and cultural advantages to the entire community in order to enrich the educational and cultural environment of Spring Branch.

Study Trips, Road Shows and Last Saturdays

AYAM's events are always fun and educational!

  • Study trips to the museum are scheduled for all second graders from the 25 elementary schools in SBISD.  
  • Road Show for first graders featuring works from the museum will be offered to all SBISD elementary schools. 
  • Road Show for kindergarteners featuring a read aloud and an art project will be offered to all SBISD elementary schools.
  • The Last Saturday of the month we host "Last Saturday at the Museum" Open Houses with activities for students and adults. 
  • During the summer kids 4-11 join us for Tall Tales and Art. 
  • Adult workshops are offered throughout the year, with a variety of art projects offered.

Funding for these programs has been provided by the Spring Branch Education Foundation, First Junior Woman's Club of Houston, and our wonderful museum members.