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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Archival Screening Night: The Roadshow

Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 – Friday, Nov. 8, 2019

07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
US/Central

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Presented by Sandra Yates, archivist & special collections librarian at the McGovern Historical Center in the Texas Medical Center Library

What a special treat! For the first time, the Association of Moving Images Archivists (AMIA) is touring a compilation that samples films restored by film archives around the world. Featuring some 20 films from the silent era through Stonewall, in genres spanning jazz, animation, comedy, history, ethnography, dance, and more, this program shows that the efforts of the preservationists are a cause for celebration. Watch the lively trailer for a preview.

About the Speaker

Sandra Yates manages the preservation and access to the Texas Medical Center Library's special collections, including rare books, audiovisual materials, photographs, institutional records, personal papers, and digital materials. She is active in the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and a core member of the Community Archiving Workshop (CAW), for which she is the online resources consultant on the CAW Training of Trainers project, sponsored by AMIA with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Tickets for Archival Screening Night: The Roadshow

Friday, November 8, 2019 7 p.m.

Looking for Film Buff or Member tickets?

If you are a current Film Buff or Museum Member, please sign in to access your free and discounted tickets.

Price Qty. Total
Adult $9.00
Members pay only $7.00
   $0.00
Senior (65+) $7.00    $0.00
Sub Total: $0.00

 

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
    Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • General Admission

    • MFAH Members FREE
    • Adults $15
    • Seniors (65+ with ID) $10
    • Military (with ID) $10
    • College Students (19+ with ID) $7.50
    • Youth (13–18) $7.50
    • Children (12 & younger) FREE
    • Certain special exhibitions are ticketed, with an additional charge.
    On Thursday, general admission is free for everyone.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Make visiting a snap! Visit mfah.org/parking for complete parking info, including a map you can download.

    Two Parking Garages        

    Parking Garage Hours

    Open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    Parking Garage Fees

    • Parking payments may be made only with major credit cards, or with MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
    • The first 30 minutes are always free. On Thursday, parking is free for visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
    • For hourly rates, go to mfah.org/parking
    Recommendation for guests with limited mobility: Use the covered drop-off lane at the Main Street entrance to the Beck Building, or use wheelchair-accessible parking in the garage at 1144 Binz Street.

Special Offers / Dining

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

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