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
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
Make visiting a snap! Visit mfah.org/parking for complete parking info, including a map you can download.
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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