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The Museum Experience

In conjunction with Museum Experience Day, the MFAH invites the entire family to enjoy a free movie on the big screen.

Past Films in This Series


"A Dog's Life" and "A Day's Pleasure"

Directed by Charles Chaplin
A Dog's Life (1918) Thanks to a dog he finds, Charlie Chaplin ends up in possession of some stolen loot. But the wrongdoers want their ill-gotten gains back! (33 minutes) A Day's Pleasure (1919) Charlie Chaplin decides to take his wife and children on a boat trip, but the family car proves somewhat obstinate. (19 minutes) more info

Alphabet Soup

Directed by William Wegman
A is for Alphabet, B is for Batty, C is for Crooky! In this short film, renowned artist William Wegman brings together his dogs (Fay Ray and offspring Batty, Chundo, and Crooky) to teach children the alphabet. Adults and kids alike will be transfixed as the amazing dogs magically form the letters of the alphabet while cooking up a pot of soup with everything from apples to zucchini. Admission is free in conjunction with Museum Experience Day. more info