Get a free look at the new Nancy & Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

An aerial view of the new building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Photo: Peter Molick/Thomas Kirk III | Courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Enjoy free admission all weekend long to the newest addition on the MFAH campus, the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, from Saturday, November 21 through Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

The long awaited opening of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, MFAH’s largest expansion of their campus in many years, has finally arrived and the public can get a look at the brand new translucent, multi-story building on Binz Street free of charge, all weekend long.

The new MFAH fixture adds more than 100,000 square feet of exhibition space and will house much of the Museum’s contemporary and modern art collection from 1900 to today. In addition, it will also contain exhibitions of Latin American and Latinx art, photography, prints and drawings, decorative arts, craft and design.

Immersive installations by James Turrell, Yayoi Kusama and Gyula Kosice will inaugurate the opening of the new building, accessible from the street-level entrance. Click here for more information.

Social Distancing & COVID-19

Businesses in Houston have opened under modified protocols, following guidelines administered by local health officials, the State of Texas and CDC. At this time, guidance from experts urges people to continue wearing face masks when in public spaces, practice social distancing of at least six feet, limit your touching of surfaces and frequently use hand sanitizer or soap and water to keep your hands clean.

Before heading out, take time to familiarize with your destination’s requirements or restrictions at this moment, and be sure to contact them ahead of time with any questions or concerns.

Grand Opening of the Nancy & Rich Kinder Building at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

  • Dates: Saturday, November 21 through Wednesday, November 25, 2020
  • Times: Saturday 11am to 6pm; Sunday 12:30pm to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 5pm (Closed on Monday and Tuesday)
  • Location: 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005
  • Admission: Free with a reserved timed-entry ticket, through Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Standard admission rates after the Grand Opening are $19 for adults; $16 for ages 65 and up; $12 for students with ID and ages 13 to 18; free for ages 12 and younger and military with ID.

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