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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“HOME—So Different, So Appealing”: A Performance by Da Camera Young Artists

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 – Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018

02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
US/Central

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For many U.S. Latino and Latin American composers, the idea of “home” is represented through the folk music of their native countries. This concert near the galleries of the exhibition HOME—So Different, So Appealing features Da Camera Young Artists performing works that reference, overtly or subtly, the folk music of three composers’ homelands—Argentina: Alberto Ginastera (1916–1983); Mexico: Javier Álvarez (born 1956); and Colombia: Diego Vega (born 1968).

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 is free with Museum admission.

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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