Conversations with the Director

June 10, 2023 | SOLD OUT

Gary Tinterow Talks with Indian-Textile Collectors Banoo and Jeevak Parpia
In the ongoing “Conversations with the Director” series, Gary Tinterow, Director, the Margaret Alkek Williams Chair of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, engages an eclectic roster of guests in conversations about the arts.

This evening’s conversation offers an inside look at the new exhibition Woven Wonders: Indian Textiles from the Parpia Collection with New York–based collectors Banoo and Jeevak Parpia.

Admission | SOLD OUT
Tickets to the conversation are free with admission. No late seating. Any unclaimed seats are released five minutes before start time. 

Plan Your Visit
The conversation takes place in Lynn Wyatt Theater in the Kinder Building, and the exhibition is on view in the Beck Building. On Saturdays, the Museum is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Learning and Interpretation programs receive generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services; Samuel H. Kress Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; Sharon G. Dies; Sterling-Turner Foundation; Susan Vaughan Foundation; and additional generous donors.

“Woven Wonders: Indian Textiles from the Parpia Collection“ is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Lead Underwriters:
The Sushila and Dr. Durga D. Agrawal Family

Generous support provided by:
Sesh and Prabha Bala
Milton D. Rosenau, Jr. and Dr. Ellen R. Gritz
Chitra Kumar and Kumar Bashyam
Paul and Manmeet Likhari
Nidhika and Pershant Mehta
Drs. Kumara and Usha Peddamatham

Special exhibition programming is made possible by The Medha and Shashank Karve Endowment Fund.


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5500 Main Street
Houston, TX 77004
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