“Calder-Picasso” Gallery Concert (Part 2)


Concert Inspired by Calder-Picasso (Part 2 of 2)

Musicians from Da Camera Young Artists present musical equivalents to the artistic explorations of two giants in 20th-century art: Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso. Admission is free.

Works of art from the recent Calder-Picasso exhibition, as well as selections by the artists in the MFAH collections, are accessible via QR codes in the concert program. This event has been rescheduled from January 27. The first concert in the two-part series was presented January 20.

Program
• Igor Stravinsky: “Suite Italienne from Pulcinella”
• Daniel Leibovic, Da Camera Young Artist: World Premiere of “Signes Suspendus (Suspended Signs)”
• George Antheil: “Piano Sonata No. 2 The Airplane
• Ruth Crawford Seeger: “String Quartet”

Plan Your Visit
The performance takes place on the lower level of the Kinder Building. On Thursdays, the Museum is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and general admission is free. Advance timed tickets are recommended.

Safety Guidelines A risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public setting. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here.


Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Jerold B. Katz Foundation; Institute of Museum and Library Services; H-E-B; MD Anderson Cancer Center; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; Sharon G. Dies; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.

“Calder-Picasso” is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in partnership with the Calder Foundation, New York; Musée National Picasso-Paris (MNPP); and the Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso para el Arte (FABA).

     

This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

This exhibition is made possible in part by a grant from:

Major support provided by:
Bobbie Nau

Additional generous support provided by:
M.D. Anderson Foundation
PHILLIPS
Giorgio Armani Corporation
Sara Paschall Dodd and William S. Denton, III

Virginia and Lee Lahourcade 
John and Kathy Orton

Minnette Robinson

Location

Nancy and Rich Kinder Building
5500 Main Street
Houston, TX 77004
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