Make Valentine’s Even Sweeter at the Kimbell
The Kimbell Art Museum is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with romantic special offers.
Visitors can enjoy free truffles, savor tea for two in the Kimbell Café, or find a perfect gift for someone special at the Museum Shop. On Valentine’s Day, the Kimbell is open from noon to 5 p.m., with a special members-only preview hour from 11 a.m. to noon.
Complimentary Chocolate Truffles
The first 250 visitors on Sunday, February 14, will receive a complimentary box of truffles prepared by the Kimbell Café’s executive chef, Peter Kreidler. The box contains two delectable treats—one toasted coconut and the other rolled in chocolate sprinkles. Truffles are available only while supplies last and will be distributed in the west lobby of the Louis I. Kahn Building starting at noon.
Tea Service for Two
Share a cup of tea with a special someone at the café’s afternoon tea service. Choose from a selection of fragrant loose-leaf teas, and enjoy an array of sweet and savory items, including scones, finger sandwiches, cookies and muffins with homemade jams and salted butter. Tea service for two is $25 and $5 per additional teapot. Hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. For more information and a complete list of café hours, please visit kimbellart.org.
Shop a Sweet Collection
Patrons can find unique and sentimental gifts for their valentines at the Museum Shop, located in the Kahn Building or Renzo Piano Pavilion. A catalogue from a favorite exhibition, an exquisite piece of jewelry or a “Story of Us” journal to fill in together are all excellent ways to show some love. Shoppers can also give the gift of art with a museum membership. With 12 months of free, unlimited admission, special discounts and much more, a Kimbell membership offers plenty of prospective dates to cherish. To purchase or renew a membership, visit kimbellart.org/membership or call 817-332-8451, ext. 670. For more information about the Museum Shops, visit shop.kimbellart.org or call 817-332-8451, ext. 744.
On View: Queen Nefertari’s Egypt
On view through March 14, Queen Nefertari’s Egypt invites visitors to explore a remarkable love story that spans 3,000 years. Queen Nefertari was the favorite wife of pharaoh Ramesses II and was renowned for her beauty and intelligence. The pharaoh showed his adoration for his beloved wife by ordering the construction of her resplendent tomb—one of the largest and most richly decorated in the Valley of the Queens. Celebrating “the most beautiful queen” and other women from the New Kingdom period, Queen Nefertari’s Egypt presents 230 objects from one of the greatest collections of Egyptian art in the world. Admission is $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students, and $14 for children age 6–11. Admission is half-price all day on Tuesdays and after 5 p.m. on Fridays. Kimbell members and children under 6 are free. Admission to the museum’s permanent collection is always free.