August Art Afternoons at Bayou Bend
Explore the history of American craft at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens on selected Fridays this summer. Each three-hour event features free art-making activities and other programs for children and their caregivers.
► Join the fun on August 16 for the final event of the season! Drop in at any time. Try to arrive by 1:30 p.m. so you can enjoy all the activities.
• Go on an Archaeology Dig — Find out what objects from the past reveal about people who lived long ago.
• Make Art — Build a wooden toy, make a print on the printing press, sew a needlework picture.
• Merchant Match — Play a game on the interactive smart board.
• Collect Art — Curate your own exhibition and learn about children who became artists.
• See an Artist at Work — Chat with an artist as he creates a painting.
• Explore the Flash Drive — Climb inside the mobile camera obscura.
► For details about all the activities, and a handy map of Bayou Bend locations, download the Visitor Guide.
This event is free! RSVP suggested: firstname.lastname@example.org or 713.639.7750.