After 155,000 DC Viewers, The Cyrus Cylinder Now in Houston

After being viewed by more than 155,000 visitors in DC, the Cyrus Cylinder has now arrived in Houston and will be on display at the Museum of Fine Arts from May 3rd through June 14. Please visit the Houston Opening page for photos of the opening dinner and reception, and the Behind the Scenes page for a backstage view of the installation of the Cyrus Cylinder.

For more information about the Cyrus Cylinder tour of the US, please see the video of the launch of the tour in DC, the Amanpour / MacGregor interview with full transcript as well as the three opening remarks. You can also view the press coverage.

Banner outside of MFA Houston - Photo: Reza Ganji / IHF America

Banner outside of MFA Houston – Photo: Reza Ganji / IHF America

The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Exhibition at the MFA Houston. Photo: Reza Ganji / IHF America

The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Exhibition at the MFA Houston. Photo: Reza Ganji / IHF America

 

The Cyrus Cylinder - At MFA Houston. Photo: Reza Ganji / IHF America

The Cyrus Cylinder – At MFA Houston. Photo: Reza Ganji / IHF America