Summer Nights at the MFAH

July & August 2023

This summer, escape to where it’s always 68 degrees. The Museum is yours, without the crowds. All galleries and exhibitions are open in a private setting during these prime hours. Enjoy a cocktail, chat with curators, hear live music, and spend time up close with your favorite works of art.

  • Entry includes one complimentary drink per admission ticket and access to all exhibitions throughout the entire Museum.
  • MFAH members may attend all Summer Nights events for free as part of their membership benefits.
  • Cafe Leonelli at MFAH is open for Happy Hour from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with $5 specialty focaccia slices, $5 wine by the glass, and $3 beer, with a discount for MFAH members.
  • During Summer Nights, members receive a double discount of 20% in the MFA Shop on regularly priced merchandise.
  • Exclusive events at the MFA Shop on August 25: Texas native Kate Mack, creator of Marak candles, brings a “scent event” to guide your own fragrance development; and Houston-based artist Anthony Pabillano presents woven accessories that explore his Filipino identity.
  • Additional highlights on August 25 include music by pianist James Palmer and the Monarch Chamber Players. Gallery talks feature Amy Poster, consulting curator of Asian art with collector Banoo Parpia; and Aimée Froom, curator of Islamic art.
  • $40 per person
  • Free for MFAH members

Members receive one ticket per adult covered in your level of membership. Members may purchase guest tickets for $35 each.

► If you are not yet an MFAH member, join now for free entry to Summer Nights at the MFAH.


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