Today the Menil will pair up with the Aurora Picture Show for Space in Early Twentieth-Century Cinema, a special film event on the museums lawn. University of Texas research fellow Peter Mowris will introduce a series of short films tackling abstract conceptions of space, such as Fernand Légers Ballet Mécanique, René Clairs Entracte, Hans Richters Ghosts Before Breakfast and Viking Eggelings Symphonie Diagonale. Screening starts at 8 p.m. Regular exhibition viewing hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Through March 1. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross. For information, call 713-525-9400 or visit www.menil.org. Free.
Wednesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Starts: Aug. 15. Continues through March 1, 2008