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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Iconoclast Poetry Performance

Thursday, May. 11, 2017 – Thursday, May. 11, 2017

07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
US/Central

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Founded in 2014, Iconoclast is a community of young artists that encourages writing, spoken performances, and the sharing of ideas. Join Iconoclast members to celebrate the publication of their second anthology of poetry, They Say Vol. 2, written by some of Houston’s most creative and talented young poets.

Stop by this free event to enjoy performances of selected poems from the anthology, including some inspired by the art on view in Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950. If you can, arrive early—before the program, poets and visitors are invited to view Adiós Utopia.

Visit iconoclastartists.org to learn more about the Iconoclast program and events.

Drop in! This event is free. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. On Thursdays, Museum general admission is free, courtesy of Shell.

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
  • Free parking is available in four outdoor street-level lots north of the Law Building. Two are along Main Street: one at Bissonnet one at Oakdale; and two are off Montrose Boulevard: one at the Glassell Studio School and one at the Glassell Junior School. Overflow parking is available at Park Plaza parking garages at 1200 Binz and 1201 Hermann Drive. Located directly east of the Beck and Law buildings the MFAH Visitors Center at 5600 Fannin features a four-story covered parking garage. The easy-to-find parking entrance is on Binz marked by a large yellow arrow. Parking Fee is $6 all day.

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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