A Juneteenth Celebration at Bayou Bend

A Juneteenth Celebration at Bayou Bend

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens commemorates Juneteenth with a family-centered program focusing on Black history.

Admission is free.
Self-guided tours are available as usual. Guided tours are not offered today.

  • Discover the Wilson Pottery Foundation, one of the first African American–owned businesses in Texas.
  • Learn about the legacy of the African American cowboys from the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg.
  • Enjoy a poetic celebration from Express Children's Theater. 
  • Embrace your creativity in an art-making workshop led by teaching artists Norola Morgan and Janice Warren.
  • Tour the former home of Ima Hogg and see the collection of American decorative arts.

Learn more about Bayou Bend

“A Juneteenth Celebration at Bayou Bend” is generously sponsored by Bobbie Nau.

Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Houston Junior Woman's Club; Sharon G. Dies; Susan Vaughan Foundation; Ms. Bobbie Nau; Ralph H. and Ruth J. McCullough Foundation; William A. and Madeline Smith Charitable Trust; The Summerlee Foundation 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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