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Gorham Manufacturing Company, Asparagus Tongs, 1870–75, silver and silver gilt, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Dr. William P. Hood, Jr.
 

Talk + Tour at Bayou Bend

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Drive Map & Directions

"Historians on the Collection"

Bayou Bend continues its popular Talk + Tour program with a series of talks presented by local historians. Speakers use objects from the collection as a window into historians’ thought processes and perspectives on the past.

After each talk, audience members are invited to join a docent-led house experience of the collection focusing on the objects, periods, and room settings addressed in the day's topic. Offered on a space-available basis; sign up in person at the event.

All talks take place at the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center at Bayou Bend, 6003 Memorial Drive, just east of Memorial Park. The lectures are presented free with admission to Bayou Bend. RSVP encouraged: 713.639.7750.

July 17 "Paintings"
Speaker: Patrick Palmer, faculty chair/dean, Glassell Studio School

Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Mr. William J. Hill; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; The Americana Foundation; The Crain Foundation; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; The Susan Vaughan Foundation; Ralph H. and Ruth J. McCullough Foundation; William A. and Madeline W. Smith Foundation; Sheila and Steve Miller; and Denise Monteleone.