Summer Festival: Celebrating the Moon
Saturday, July 20, 2019:
In the spirit of community and collaboration, join the fun at this summer festival! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the exhibition Shooting the Moon: Photographs from the Museum’s Collection 50 Years after Apollo 11, with music, art activities, games, and more for all ages.
- Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing with moon pies and cake from the MFA Café
- Enjoy bites from the evening's food carts: Popston and Coffee-Q
- Stop by the Art of the Spirits Bar
- Art making Activity: Silver Moon Surfaces
- Design Activity: Interstellar Fashion
- Art-making Activity: Planetary Paper Marbling
- Kinetic sand touch station
- Space Invaders arcade game
- Play Garden Quest III: The Legend of Stella
- Outer Space Storybook Station with Harris County Public Library
- Activities with experts from NASA
- Star gazing with Houston Astronomical Society on the BBVA Roof Garden
LOOK & LISTEN
- MFAH Self-Guided Tour and Playlist
- Watch episodes from the classic TV series The Jetsons
- Enjoy "Night Music" with the Midnight Chamber Players
- Experience a live performance by local band Flower Graves
“Summer Festival: Celebrating the Moon” takes place rain or shine.
Drop in! This event is free. Admission to the Museum and the exhibition Shooting the Moon: Photographs from the Museum’s Collection 50 Years after Apollo 11 is available separately. For ages 12 & younger, MFAH admission is always free. The Museum closes at 7 p.m.