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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 Adult-$15 ($14 Online); Senior (65+) $10 ($9 Online); Youth (13-18) $7.50 ($6.50 Online); Child (12 & younger) FREE; Military (ID Required) $10; Student (ID Required) $7.50 Ticketed exhibitions require an additional admission charge. Free Hours: FREE THURSDAY 10 am - 9 pm

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Make visiting a snap! Enlarge the map to see main-campus parking options, or download the PDF

    Parking update: A new underground parking garage, located on Montrose Boulevard, is now open!

    • The outdoor parking lot on Bissonnet, across from the Law Building, is closed permanently.
    • Parking is available in two garages: an above-ground garage at 1144 Binz Street, and a new underground garage at 5101 Montrose Blvd.
    • Guests with limited mobility: We recommend that you 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.

    Parking Garage Locations

    • 1144 Binz Street
    • 5101 Montrose Boulevard

    Parking Fees*

    Parking payments may be made only with a major credit card. Also accepted: MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
    MFAH Members Visitors
    0–30 minutes FREE FREE
    31 minutes–4 hours $6 $10
    4–12 hours $10 $18
    12–24 hours $35 $35
    *Parking is free for MFAH visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Thursdays. General admission to the Museum is free on Thursdays, courtesy of Shell.

    Hours

    Both parking garages are open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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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