Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens offers a unique experience that includes afternoon tea in the Cottage Courtyard and a 50-minute, docent-led tour of the collection, housed in the former home of legendary collector Ima Hogg. Bayou Bend—the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts—features one of the world’s most important collections of Early American art and antiques, displayed in 28 room settings and galleries. Fourteen acres of formal and woodland gardens surround the mansion, creating an oasis of nature and beauty in the heart of Houston.
♦ Afternoon tea featuring an assortment of savory and sweet treats, with tea service led by the only Certified Tea Master in Texas, Thia McKann from Houston’s The Path of Tea
♦ Sparkling wine
♦ A 50-minute, docent-led tour of the Bayou Bend Collection
A special thanks to event sponsors Aztec Events & Tents; The Path of Tea; and A Fare Extraordinaire.