Opening Day

Wednesday, November 27, 10 AM - 5 PM 

Bring your friends and family to be a part of the Grand Opening of your Museum's new building. To celebrate, the Kimbell will give the first 1,000 guests to the Renzo Piano Pavilion free gifts, which will include collector lapel pins and more. 

Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony 
10 AM 
Join board members of the Kimbell Art Foundation, Museum director Eric M. Lee, and other luminaries on the Kimbell Green (located between the two Kimbell buildings) for the official ribbon-cutting event, marking the public opening of the new Renzo Piano Pavilion. 

Musical Performances in the Pavilion Auditorium 
Tickets will be distributed at the Piano Pavilion Ticketing Desk for each performance while supplies last. 
11 AM 
Fei-Fei Dong, Piano
2013 Cliburn competition finalist Fei-Fei Dong, will perform a 30-minute recital including works by Chopin and Liebermann. Presented in partnership with the Van Cliburn Foundation.

1 PM
Fort Worth Opera Studio 
Young artists will perform Three Little Pigs as part of the Children's Opera Theatre educational outreach tour.

3 PM
Christopher McGuire, guitar
Presented with Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society

During your visit, save time for drop-in learning programs available in the new education studios or take a self-guided Cultural District architectural walking tour. Brochures are available at the Pavilion's Information Desk.

As a special thank you, opening day guests will enjoy complimentary lemon-infused water and cookies from Blue Bonnet Bakery.

Additionally, The Kimbell would like to thank the Van Cliburn Foundation, Fort Worth Children's Opera Theatre, Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society, and the Blue Bonnet Bakery for their generous support of the MEmber Previews and Grand Opening events.

The Renzo Piano Pavilion Grand Opening is supported by the Leo Potishman Foundation and .