The Kimbell Art Museum continued its 50th anniversary celebration on Oct. 5 with film screenings on architect Louis I. Kahn, who designed the museum in 1966.

Museum members received special pens and had a chance to win the latest Kimbell Art Museum book published on the week of the anniversary.

A free family festival and the opening of the museum’s latest exhibit, “The Kimbell at 50,” is planned for Saturday, Oct. 8. Visitors will enjoy music from Fort Worth singer Abraham Alexander, with free admission to another recently opened exhibit “Murillo: From Heaven to Earth” during the week.

Films shown:

Louis Kahn: Silence and Light (1996)
Signature Against the Sky: A Portrait of Louis I. Khan, Architect (1967)
Louis I. Kahn: Architect (1972)
Kimbell Year One (1973)

For a full schedule of 50th anniversary events, visit here.

For extended Kimbell coverage, read Fort Worth Report coverage here.

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Cristian ArguetaSoto is the community engagement journalist at the Fort Worth Report. He can be reached at cristian.arguetasoto@fortworthreport.org or (817) 317-6991.