Winter Talk + Tour Series at Bayou Bend "Let us Entertain You"

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Bayou Bend's popular biannual "Talk + Tour" series continues. This winter, the focus is on entertaining throughout American history with topics such as music, table settings and games. All lectures take place at Bayou Bend's Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center. RSVP encouraged: E-mail bayoubend@mfah.org or call 713-639-7750.

Following each lecture, guests are invited to join a docent-led tour of the Bayou Bend Collection that relates to the talk. The tours are offered on a space-available basis, with sign-up at each lecture.


  • Jan. 15 - "Dinner at 8:05: The G7 Summit at Bayou Bend" with Alison Read, Bayou Bend docent
  • Jan. 29 - "Games and Amusements," Bayou Bend education staff, participatory session
  • Feb. 12 - "18th-Century American Folk Music," Rachel Buchman, Shepherd School of Music
  • Feb. 26 - "Table Settings," Sally Luna, Bayou Bend docent



Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Dr.
Houston, TX 77007


Free with regular Bayou Bend admission.
All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.