Join the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou Bend, this book club offers free discussions each month. To reserve your seat, call 713.639.7800 or 713.639.7759.
July Selection Madame du Barry: The Wages of Beauty by Joan Haslip
This short biography takes readers to 18th-century France with a look at the extraordinary and tragic life of the infamous Madame du Barry (1743–1793), who rose from poverty to become the official mistress of Louis XV. Click here for more information and the reading guide.