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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

17th Annual Dance Salad Choreographers’ Forum

Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019 – Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019

07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
US/Central

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► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information, including special info for Tuesday & Wednesday, April 16 & 17

The 17th Annual Dance Salad Choreographers’ Forum features the dance art and choreography of Marguerite Donlon of Donlon Dance Collective in Berlin; Susanna Leinonen of Susanna Leinonen Company in Helsinki; and Kristian Lever, whose work is part of this year’s Dance Salad Festival, with dancers from the Royal Danish Ballet accompanied by music from the duo Walentin & McKenzie of Copenhagen.

The featured choreographers share insights into their creative process and show video excerpts of their works.

The program also includes a section from the dance film Ingmar Bergman through the Choreographer’s Eye, depicting choreography and solo dance by renowned Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman, with images of Hammars, Bergman’s home on the island of Fårö.

A panel discussion with the choreographers, and a Q&A, is moderated by Maggie Foyer, a dance writer from London.

The Dance Salad Festival takes place at Wortham Center on April 18, 19, and 20 at 7:30 p.m. More info > dancesalad.org

Drop in! This program is free. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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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

  • 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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