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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Gallery Concert “The Art of Proportion and Emotion: Leonardo’s Ideas in Music”

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 – Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020

04:15 PM – 05:00 PM
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To complement the “Armchair Travel” film Leonardo: The Works, the Museum presents a gallery concert featuring music by Duo Dramatique on violin and piano.

Leonardo: The Works screens at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, in Brown Auditorium Theater. Afterward, head over to the Beck Building for this gallery concert: “The Art of Proportion and Emotion: Leonardo’s Ideas in Music” at 4:15 p.m.

Duo Dramatique offers up selections that illustrate the concepts of Leonardo da Vinci’s art, exploring the ideas of revival and rebirth—staples of the Renaissance. The performers also discuss the architectural approach to music, and the element of human emotion seen in Leonardo’s most famous works.

Related Event
On Saturday, January 18, Leonardo: The Works is followed by the gallery concert “Gems of the Italian Renaissance,” featuring harp music by Susanna Campbell.

About the Performers

Duo Dramatique is based in Houston. Violinist Dominika Dancewicz and pianist Donald Doucet are known for their eclectic and thought-provoking performances of music from every era. Their many appearances include the University of St. Thomas in Houston; Georgetown Cultural Arts Recital Series in Colorado; and Good Shepherd Summer Music Festival in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Drop in! This program is free with Museum admission. Film tickets for Leonardo: The Works may be purchased separately.

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HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Wednesday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Sunday , 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Monday (Except selected holidays) | Closed.
    • Tuesday | Closed.
    • Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day | Closed.
  • General Admissions

    • MFAH Members FREE
    • Adults $19
    • Seniors (65+ with ID) $16
    • Military (with ID) Free
    • College Students (19+ with ID) $12
    • Youth (13–18) $12
    • Children (12 & younger) FREE
    • Certain special exhibitions are ticketed, with an additional charge.
    *The Museum provides free admission to active members of the U.S. military and reserves with valid ID, as well as to military families with dependent cards. Available in person at any admissions desk.  General admission to the Museum is free on Thursdays, courtesy of Shell Oil Company.     Health & Safety Protocols: Before you arrive - The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is a private institution devoted to public service. We require health & safety protocols, which apply to the main campus, Rienzi, and Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Please visit https://www.mfah.org/visit/tips-for-visiting to review our campus protocols.

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.

    Three 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.
    • 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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