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    Oktoberfest at the MFAH: Opening Day Celebration for German Impressionists

    Presented by at Museum of Fine Arts - Audrey Jones Beck Building

    September 12, 2010

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    Oktoberfest at the MFAH:  Opening Day Celebration for German Impressionists

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents OKTOBERFEST AT THE MFAH:  Opening Day Celebration for German Impressionists, Sunday, September 12, 1:00 — 4:00 p.m. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Audrey Jones Beck Building, 5601 Main Street.

    OOMPAH! The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will celebrate the opening of the German Impressionist exhibitions ...

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents OKTOBERFEST AT THE MFAH:  Opening Day Celebration for German Impressionists, Sunday, September 12, 1:00 — 4:00 p.m. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Audrey Jones Beck Building, 5601 Main Street.

    OOMPAH! The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will celebrate the opening of the German Impressionist exhibitions German Impressionist Landscape Painting: Liebermann—Corinth—Slevogt and Drawing from Nature: Landscapes by Liebermann, Corinth, and Slevogt with an Oktoberfest Street Festival.

    Enjoy complimentary beer and root beer samplings from Saint Arnold Brewery, Bavarian-style soft pretzels provided by Slow Dough Bread Co., samples of German wine and food, coffee by Java Pura Coffee Roasters, festive German music, German folk dancing by Die Lustige Tänzer, art-making projects, an appearance from Sunny 99.1 FM, and more.

    Admission to the museum is just $7 for adults; $3.50 for seniors (65+) and children (6-18); and free for MFAH members and children 5 and younger. Oktoberfest activities on the covered drive in front of the Beck Building are free to the public.

    Pictured above:  Max Liebermann, detail Garden Restaurant on the Havel—Nikolskoe, 1916, oil on canvas, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Inv. No. NG 4/94.


    Museum of Fine Arts - Audrey Jones Beck Building

    5601 Main Street
    Houston, TX 77005

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    Admission Info:

    $7.00 adults
    $3.50 seniors/children 5-18

    Oktoberfest activities on the covered drive in front of the Beck Building are free to the public.


    General Day and Time Info:

    1pm-4pm


    Phone: 713-639-7300

    Parking:

    Free outdoor parking is available in the street-level lot directly across from the Law Building at 1001 Bissonnet Street.

    Parking is available in the MFAH Parking Garage for $6. The easy-to-find parking garage is located directly east of the Beck and Law buildings on Binz, and is marked by a large, yellow arrow.



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