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Zoom In: “At Home” Book Chat at YOUR Home May 18, 2020


Are you Team Chippendale, Chillman, or Queen Anne? Make yourself at right “At Home” for this virtual book club Zoom call.

On Wednesday, May 20, the History Book Club hosts a virtual discussion about At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson. This book club is a collaboration between the two MFAH house museums: Bayou Bend and Rienzi. The Zoom chat starts at 1:30 p.m. and you can register here.

Then, plan your oh-so-fashionable arrival! Select a virtual background featuring one of the historic house rooms at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.

Choose Your Favorite
To download your background, go to “view slideshow” on this page and find the room you like best. Select “save image as” and save as a .jpg or .png file. The Zoom instructions for setting up and using a virtual background are available here.

Learn more about this History Book Club discussion