Passport Tour “Encountering Asia”
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
03:00 PM – 03:45 PM
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
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.
- 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.
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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