Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs
Friday, Mar. 23, 2018 – Sunday, Jun. 3, 2018
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Raghubir Singh (1942–1999) was a pioneer of color street photography who worked prolifically from the late 1960s until his death. Born into an aristocratic family in Rajasthan, Singh spent time in Hong Kong, Paris, London, and New York, but his lifelong subject was his native India. In his 20s, he began contributing to the New York Times Magazine, Time, Life, and National Geographic. By 1967 he had turned away from photojournalism to pursue an artistic vision that stood, as he put it, “on the Ganges side of Modernism.”
This 45-minute, docent-led tour explores the exhibition Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs and encourages visitors to discuss the art together.
Drop in! Gallery tours are free with Museum admission. On Thursdays, Museum 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.
- 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.
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Paid Parking
- Street Parking
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Two Parking Garages
Parking Garage HoursOpen 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
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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