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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Gallery Concert: Da Camera Young Artists Celebrate “Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India”

Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018 – Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018

02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
US/Central

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In lively gallery concerts inspired by Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India, Da Camera Young Artists explore Indian music’s influence on Western musical traditions. The program includes Poucha Dass by François Rabbath, Dweller in My Deathless Dreams by Frank Bridge, Gandharva-Music by John Foulds, and Jhula Jhule (झूला झूले) by Reena Esmail.

About the Da Camera Young Artists
The Da Camera Young Artists program is a fellowship for emerging professional instrumentalists, singers, and composers. Da Camera Young Artists participate in a variety of performances, workshops, and school visits. Venues include the MFAH, Menil Collection, Wortham Center, and area hospitals. These young musicians serve as the principal teaching artists for Da Camera’s innovative Music Encounters program.

Drop in! This program, located in Cullinan Hall in the Law Building, is free with Museum admission. Tickets for the exhibition “Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India” are available separately. 

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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