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Soto: The Houston Penetrable
Visitors to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, this spring and summer will become part of one of the great marvels of contemporary art: one of Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto’s signature Penetrables. Mercantil Commercebank sponsors the debut presentation of the Houston Penetrable, a vast, floating sea of plastic strands suspended from the ceiling that is completed only by the viewer’s participation.
Twenty-four thousand PVC (polyvinyl chloride) tubes, individually hand-painted and tied, will hang 28 feet from the ceiling to the floor—the height of two stories—and encompass 2,600 squareView more
Entrance to this exhibition is included with your museum admission.
MFAH Members receive free general admission.
ADMISSION EFFECTIVE September 2013:
$15 adults (19+)
$10 seniors (65+)
$7.50 students (19+ with ID)
Child (12 & under) Free
Free admission on Thursdays.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Join the fun on Saturday, May 10! Be one of the first to experience Soto's Houston Penetrable during the all-day celebration that features special programs, activities, and more.
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.
1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Tx 77005