Join Rienzi and Bayou Bend for good books and great conversations! The History Book Club features discussions on lifestyles and culture in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s, led by Museum staff.

Meet at Bayou Bend to discuss the first book-club pick of the 2017–18 season, Sarah Lohman’s Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine. Lohman profiles individual histories of eight flavors she identifies as quintessentially American.

Drop in! This program is free. Questions? Contact bayoubend@mfah.org or 713.639.7750.

Please note that this event takes place at Bayou Bend’s Kilroy Visitor and Education Center, which remains open as usual. 


Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Mitra Mujica-Margolis and Michael Margolis; Houston Junior Woman's Club; Mr. William J. Hill; Sharon G. Dies; Susan Vaughan Foundation; The Estate of Evelyn Houstoun Chew; Ann and John Bookout; Mrs. Nancy Glanville Jewell; Mrs. Denise D. Monteleone; and Pat and Dee Osborne.

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

Education programs at Rienzi receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; the Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment; and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment for Rienzi.