Family Day at Bayou Bend “Our Classical Past”

Family Day at Bayou Bend “Our Classical Past”

Visit Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens for an afternoon of free, family-friendly fun. Explore the influences of the ancient world on early American art and design.


  • Performance of “From India, with Love” by Anjali Dance Theater
  • Musical program creating ekphrastic poetry with author and artist Hal Evans
  • Giant puppets of Greek mythology figures located near the garden statues
  • Architecture demonstration and activity
  • Visits to the first-floor room galleries in the house


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Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Houston Junior Woman's Club; Sharon G. Dies; Mary Lynn and Steve Marks; Susan Vaughan Foundation; Ralph H. and Ruth J. McCullough Foundation; Ms. Bobbie Nau; and additional generous donors.

The education programs also receive endowment income from funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard; Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tate; and the James William Glanville and Nancy Hart Glanville Endowment.


Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
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