Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

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Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at Museum of Fine Arts - Caroline Wiess Law Building, Houston Tx

Mar 04
Aug 12
Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

Masterpieces and relics, never before seen beyond palace walls, illustrate the history and artistic legacy of the Rathore Dynasty…

A major collaboration will bring a groundbreaking exhibition of royal treasures from India to Houston.

Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in partnership with the Mehrangarh Museum Trust of Jodhpur, Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India showcases nearly four centuries of artistic creation from the kingdom of Marwar-Jodhpur, one of the largest princely states in India, in the northwestern state of Rajasthan.

The exhibition will be on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from March 4 to August 12, 2018, before touring to the Seattle Art Museum and the Royal

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Tickets, available online and on-site, include access to the Museum’s art collections.

Adult (19+) – $23
Senior / Military / College Student / Youth  – $18
Child (12 & younger) – Free
MFAH Member – Free

Get a combo pack including this exhibition, The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta, and/or Michelangelo and the Vatican: Masterworks from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples

Contact: 713-639-7300

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Additional time info:

Regular Exhibition Hours:
Tuesday–Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday–Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 12:15 to 7 p.m.

Closed Monday, except Monday holidays.

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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