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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Passport Tour “Encountering Asia”

Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

03:00 PM – 03:45 PM
US/Central

  Cambodian, Torso of a Deity (probably Vishnu), c. 7th century, sandstone, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift in loving memory of Carol Crow by her children Nancy C. Allen, Emmet Polk Crow III, Fan Crow Morris, Fairfax Crow Randall, and by her devoted friends Hiram Butler, Devin Borden, and Louisa Sarofim.

Guests can join curatorial staff from the Asian art department on this 45-minute exploration of the Arts of Asia galleries. Each "Encountering Asia" tour focuses on art from a different geographical area or prevalent theme in Asian art. The works on view span the Neolithic period to the Modern era, with examples ranging from paintings and sculptures to metalwork and ceramics.

Image: Cambodian, Torso of a Deity (probably Vishnu), c. 7th century, sandstone, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift in loving memory of Carol Crow by her children Nancy C. Allen, Emmet Polk Crow III, Fan Crow Morris, Fairfax Crow Randall, and by her devoted friends Hiram Butler, Devin Borden, and Louisa Sarofim.

About the Tour

Thursday, Aug 13: 3 p.m.

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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

  • 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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