Visit Bayou Bend for a multi-week class, getting up close and personal with a selection of America’s great historical treasures. By the end of the course, you’ll come away with an enriched perspective regarding the objects and the hidden history within.

  • Learn to look closely with an antiques photo safari
  • Create a pop-up exhibition
  • Make a pendant using historical smithing techniques
  • Debate, question, discuss, and ponder during experiences with the collection

Dates & Times
This class takes place on five Tuesdays, and your ticket provides admission to all of the sessions. Note: Purchase your ticket between October 3 & 9, and your registration is good for all four remaining sessions. 

  • Tuesday, October 2, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 9, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 23, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 30, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.

$60 MFAH members (reduced from $75)
$76 Adult nonmembers (reduced from $95)
Reserve your spot! Discounted registration for the remaining four sessions is available through October 9. Get your reduced-cost tickets by phone at 713.639.7750 during business hours, or in person at Bayou Bend. Registration for individual dates is not available.

Questions? Contact or 713.639.7750.

Behind the Ropes is generously supported by Kay and Dan English.