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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Meet the Books “The Revolution Will Be Publicized: Printing the Resistance”

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 – Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

01:00 PM – 01:20 PM
US/Central

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Led by Joel Pelanne, technical services librarian

Did you know that the Museum’s Hirsch Library is open to the public? With thousands of art-related materials to choose from, the Hirsch Library also offers engaging exhibitions featuring the rare books collection. These exhibitions, often organized by library staff, highlight recent acquisitions, exquisitely illustrated books, and rare printed matter.

Take a 20-minute tour of The Revolution Will Be Publicized: Printing the Resistance, featuring rare periodicals from the library’s special collections. The installation focuses on political movements and change, including Mexican political cartoons and labor publications of the mid-20th century; newspapers and pamphlets from the Civil Rights and Black Power movements; and antiwar, queer, and feminist publications from the 1960s and 1970s.

Drop in! This program is free. The Hirsch Library is always free to visit.

► 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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