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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
    • 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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