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Exploring the Big Bambú!

Hosted by the Consul of the Houston Kids Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 11 Aug 10:00 - 15:00

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Let’s explore the Big Bambú: This Thing Called Life indoor installation by Mike and Doug Starn at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston on Saturday morning, August 11, Protected content . It is a display of 3,000 bamboo poles lashed together in a “chaotic but structurally sound construction” that fills the museum gallery and towers about 30 feet into the air! Visitors are invited to take a walk on This Thing Called Life.

This is a joint event with the Museums and Galleries Group. See event details and ticket info here: Protected content

Exhibition Ticket Info:
Single Admission Ticket for Big Bambú: $18 per adult Protected content , Kids Protected content under) are FREE.
Combo Admission Ticket for Big Bambú + Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India: $25 per adult, Kids Protected content under) are FREE.

Before purchasing your tickets, please read the below visitor guidelines carefully for Big Bambú (posted on MFAH):

*Visitor guidelines for Big Bambú:
• All Big Bambú ticket holders may experience the exhibition at ground level.
• Please note these requirements for accessing the upper-level pathway. Guests need to:
o Sign a waiver (You can download, print and sign online or at the museum)
o Wear flat, rubber-soled shoes (no bare feet, heels, wedges, flip-flops, or backless shoes such as mules)
o Confirm they are able to walk without assistance
o Be at least 3.5 feet tall Protected content
o Confirm they are age 6 or older
o Have one adult for every two minors between the ages of 6 & 12 in the group
o Access the pathway without babies in carriers or strollers
o Exercise sensible judgment at all times when on the pathway, especially if using cameras, smartphones, etc.
Parking information can be found here: Protected content
Houston sewer improvements and utility construction on Montrose and Barkdull may cause traffic disruptions. Please allow extra time to find parking.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Look forward to seeing you there!