Moonlight Movies

Labyrinth / SOLD OUT
The MFAH debuts an outdoor movie viewing experience: Moonlight Movies under the stars on the sloping roof of the Glassell School of Art in the Amphitheater on The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza.

In the musical fantasy Labyrinth, a teenager (Jennifer Connelly) endeavors to rescue her baby brother from the Goblin King (David Bowie). Labyrinth features puppets created by director Jim Henson of The Muppets fame, and among the film’s many inspirations are Star Wars, Grimm’s fairy tales, and the mesmerizing art of M.C. Escher. 

Each guest receives a complimentary bag of popcorn, and movie-themed cocktails are available for purchase. Entry to the space begins at 7 p.m., and the film starts at 8 p.m.

Admission SOLD OUT

  • $20
    MFAH members, students with ID, seniors (65+), and members of MFAH Film Buffs receive a $5 discount.

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Helpful Information

  • A headset is provided to each guest for premium sound quality. 
  • Please do not bring outside food or drink.
  • Seating on the sloping roof is first come, first served.
  • Dress comfortably for Houston weather and backless bench seating. Feel free to bring a stadium seat or cushion.
  • No refunds or exchanges of tickets.
  • Restrooms are available inside the Glassell School of Art.
  • In the event of inclement weather, look to your email for details before coming to the Museum, as cancellation may be necessary. Refunds will be arranged.
  • On these Saturdays, Cafe Leonelli stays open until 7 p.m. Le Jardinier is open until 10 p.m.
  • Pets may not be brought into the Museum; service animals on leashes and under their owners’ control are welcome.

Underwriting for the Film Department is provided by Tenaris, The June Leaf and Robert Frank Foundation, and the Vaughn Foundation.

Generous funding is provided by The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Lois Chiles; Foundation for Independent Media Arts; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L'Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.


Directed by Jim Henson
(UK/USA, 1986, 101 minutes, in English)
The Amphitheater of The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza


Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza
5101 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006
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