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  1. 20 May
    Fri / 2016
    On May 9, 2008, hundreds of people gathered on a warm, sunny morning under a huge white tent on an empty expanse of land at the corner of Memorial Drive and Westcott Street in Houston. The occasion? The groundbreaking ceremony for Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.

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  2. 11 May
    Wed / 2016
    Fashionable women all across 19th-century Europe once clamored to pose for Franz X. Winterhalter, because what could be trendier than a portrait by the painter who could best capture the delicate elegance of a chic gown designed by Charles Frederick Worth, the world’s first couturier?

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  3. 28 Apr
    Thu / 2016
    With the rise of cocktail culture in the 1920s, the stylish elite frequented cafés, cabarets, and speakeasies on nocturnal outings. The selection of decorative arts and costumes in “Deco Nights” evokes this rich culture, sharing a visual dialogue with the urban nightlife represented by vehicles on view in “Sculpted in Steel.”

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  4. 21 Apr
    Thu / 2016
    Latin Wave, our biggest annual film festival, returns from April 28 to May 1 with 11 new films from Latin America. Every year is a little different: The 2016 selection has a strong theme of young protagonists coming of age. The teens in Absence, From Afar, I Promise You Anarchy, Ixcanul, and The Second Mother all encounter unique challenges. We get absorbed in their lives, and come to sympathize with them and advocate for them...

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  5. 19 Apr
    Tue / 2016
    I interviewed longtime docent Cyril Hosley, whose official connection to Bayou Bend began in 1994 when she joined that year’s class of docents. But she’s been a part of life at Bayou Bend almost since her birth in 1946.

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