The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Swingin’ at the Savoy: Dance from the Big Band Era

Thursday, Apr. 21, 2016

06:30 PM – 07:30 PM


Presented by choreographer Andrea Cody, founding director of Dance Houston

This lecture and performance, inspired by the Jazz Age vehicles and works of art in the exhibitions Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940 and Deco Nights: Evenings in the Jazz Age, features an unforgettable presentation by choreographer Andrea Cody, as well as dancing by members of the Houston Hepcats and Swing Rhapsody.

Stick around after the talk for a free, interactive dance performance, “Spring Swing.”

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  • 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.
  • Tickets • $5 MFAH Members • $10 Nonmembers

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  • Law Building, Lower Level
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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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