AYAM - Art Museum

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.


Mark your calendars!

       AYAM to host an art exhibit like no other!

          Houston Elite Art Exhibit & Auction                         

Bringing together renown Houston artists all under one roof. Here are just some of the artist that will be participating;  

Katy Anderson, Patrick Medrano, Sharon Kopriva, Dixie Friend Gay, Patrick Renner, James Phillips, Patrick Palmer, Alicia Duplan, Jackie Liddell, Richard Williams, James Phillips,Carol Wells, Joseph Culotta, Kelly Moran, Tarina Frank, Edward McCarthy, Dan Allison, Anat Ronen and MORE TO COME!!!   

Each artist will be bringing pieces that will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the museum.

Exhibit & Auction Opening,  

along with meeting the artist,  

October 20 



Includes annual membership to AYAM


Exhibit and bidding continues thru November 3rd  

M-Th 10:00-4:00

Saturday 10:00-3:00

$5 donation requested




Sponsorships are available to support this event. Click here (pg1) to check out that opportunity (pg2).





2020 Campaign

Donate Today to AYAM's 2020 Campaign. It's a powerful way to support arts education in our local community!


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 First 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 for the fall.  
  • Road Show for first graders featuring works from the museum will be offered to all SBISD elementary schools in the spring.  
  • The first Saturday of the month we host "First Saturday" Open Houses
  • During the summer kids 4-11 join us for Tall Tales and Art. 
  • Fall and Spring Workshops are also offered for adults. Ranging from basket weaving to "How to look at a piece of art".

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