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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Hear the Art! A Preview Concert by Cantare Houston

Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018 – Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018

06:30 PM – 06:50 PM
US/Central

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When Cantare Houston was founded, some of the first programs were walking concerts in the MFAH galleries. These events featured music of the period or culture represented in the art, along with brief art-historical commentary to underscore the connections between the music and the works of art.

Experience the return of this popular event! Under the artistic direction of Amy Solberg, Cantare Houston singers present free, 20-minute performances on June 7 & 21 to preview the walking concerts on June 12 & 26.

  • The June 7 previews offer excerpts from the June 12 walking concert that highlights the arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Islamic worlds. Meet in the Beck Building lobby.
  • The June 21 previews offer excerpts from the June 26 walking concert that highlights Western art. Meet in the Beck Building lobby.

About Cantare Houston
Founded in 2003 by former artistic director Kevin Riehle, Cantare Houston seeks to create a community of people changed by the power of great choral music, and to enrich the cultural landscape of Houston with choral music from every era and a variety of cultures and countries.

Drop in! This concert is free. General admission is free on Thursdays, courtesy of Shell.

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.

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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