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Essex County, Massachusetts, Great Chair, 1640–85, white oak, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Bayou Bend Collection, Museum purchase funded by Miss Ima Hogg, by exchange.

Massachusetts Furniture Workshop

Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Drive Map & Directions

Brock Jobe, Winterthur professor of decorative arts, examines Massachusetts furniture at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Workshop participants are guided through a look at several of the finest pieces of Massachusetts furniture, focusing on chairs.

The workshop is divided into two sessions:
• First session: 10 a.m.
• Lunch break
• Second session: 1 p.m.

$50 General Admission
$35 MFAH Members and Bayou Bend docents
Includes a box lunch and admission to both sessions. Space is limited.

The workshop takes place at Bayou Bend's Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center, in the Barnhart Room on the first floor. Questions? Call 713.639.7750.

Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Mr. William J. Hill; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; 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; Mary and Michael Epps in memory of Ralph E. Wallingford; Sheila and Steve Miller; and Denise Monteleone.