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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The New Rijksmuseum

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

05:00 PM – 07:00 PM
US/Central

Renovation of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum started in 2003. From the beginning, the plan was opposed by unyielding counter-forces. Director Oeke Hoogendijk filmed behind the closed doors of the museum for 10 years. What was meant to be a standard-length documentary grew into an epic about ambition, love of art—and finally the historic and emotional “homecoming” of the masterpieces in 2013.

Image: Courtesy of First Run Features

About the Film

Community partner: Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Related Links

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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

  • Law Building

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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