Members Preview “Ernesto Neto: SunForceOceanLife”


MFAH members are invited to enjoy early, preview access to Ernesto Neto: SunForceOceanLife before the exhibition opens to the public.

Renowned Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto created SunForceOceanLife specifically for the Museum’s Cullinan Hall, with inspiration from the art and cultures of the rain forest. Visitors may experience this monumental marvel from the floor level or an elevated path, entering the epic sculptural work to explore a complex labyrinth of interactive pathways, all while suspended in mid-air.

Tickets & Guidelines
Because of the limited capacity and pandemic safety measures, members are highly encouraged to get timed tickets online before arriving at the Museum. Ticket availability cannot be guaranteed for drop-in visits. 
Please read these guidelines carefully:
All ticket holders may explore this special site-specific installation at ground level, which is wheelchair accessible. Guests may opt to enter the sculptural work’s pathways, which are suspended in mid-air. In addition to adhering to the Museum’s pandemic safety protocols, guests need to observe the following to enter this exhibition:
• Sign a waiver (distributed on-site at the time of your visit).
• Confirm they are able to walk without assistance.
• Wear socks; no shoes or bare feet allowed.
• Be at least 3.5 feet tall (42 inches).
• Confirm they are age 6 or older.
• Have one adult for every two minors between the ages of 6 and 12 in the group. Adults must accompany children at all times.
• Access the pathway without babies, including in carriers or strollers.
• Use sensible judgment at all times when on the pathway, especially if using cameras, smartphones, etc.
• Only small cross-body bags may be worn; purses and bags over the shoulder and back are not allowed. A locker will be provided to you and individuals in your party.
• Avoid wearing loose jewelry, which can potentially tangle with the surfaces of the pathways.

Questions? Call the members hotline at 713.639.7550, Monday–Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Major support is provided by Leslie and Brad Bucher.
Additional generous funding is provided by the Vivian L. Smith Foundation.


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