For the safety of our visitors and staff, the MFAH continues to require face masks/coverings. Advance timed tickets are recommended.

Bayou Bend Virtual Family Day “Shaping Our World”


Free Fun for All Ages
This month’s Virtual Family Day looks at shapes in art and nature.

Live via Zoom
• Sunday, May 16, 2021

Shapes play an important role in art and nature. Why are beehives made up of tiny hexagons? What does geometry have to do with the furniture in our homes? How do potters, woodworkers, and silversmiths create shapes in their designs? Explore these questions and more during Bayou Bend’s Virtual Family Day.

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Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Houston Junior Woman’s Club; Sharon G. Dies; Susan Vaughan Foundation; William A. and Madeline Smith Charitable Trust; Mrs. Denise D. Monteleone; Bobbie Nau; Mary Lynn and Steve Marks and additional generous donors.

The education programs also receive endowment income from funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard and Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tate.