The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Legend of Big Bend: A film and live performance event

Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019 – Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019

03:00 PM – 04:30 PM


Exclusive Houston Premiere

This multimedia film and performance event showcases the epic grandeur of Big Bend in West Texas. The Legend of Big Bendconcert features engaging storytelling, breathtaking imagery, and original music by Austin’s Montopolis rock ’n’ roll chamber orchestra, performing live on the stage of the Museum’s Brown Auditorium Theater.

Filmmaker David Barrow captured hours of footage at Big Bend, documenting the sweeping landscapes and intimate details of this singular location. Poets, philosophers, scientists, and historians speak of mysterious and desolate Big Bend in narration that guides the audience on an epic adventure. Memorable and immersive, this special film concert promises a uniquely Texas experience.

• Justin Sherburn, piano
• Greg Jones, guitar
• Michael St. Clair, bass/trombone
• Andy Beaudoin, drums
• Leigh Mahoney, violin
• Blake Turner, viola
• Sara Nelson, cello

$15 General admission
$12 MFAH members, seniors (65+), and students with ID

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.


  • 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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