Family Day at Bayou Bend “Women in America”

Family Day at Bayou Bend “Women in America”

Visit Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens for an afternoon of free, family-friendly fun celebrating the contributions of women to early American life.


  • A costumed interpreter portrays Texas art pioneer Elisabet Ney
  • Reading and performance from a bilingual picture book about a Dominican American girl
  • Dance program honors the role of the matriarch in Indigenous American life
  • Visits to the first floor of the house, enhanced by hands-on history and art stations
  • Art activity inspired by inventor Sarah E. Goode’s patent for a collapsing bed and cabinet
  • Focus on the suffrage movement with photo station featuring images of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton


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March Family Day is generously supported by Bobbie Nau.


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