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Wednesday, May 30 • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Bayou Bend and Rienzi FILLING

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Bayou Bend is the MFAH house museum for American decorative arts and paintings. Displayed in the former home of Houston civic leader and philanthropist Ima Hogg (1882–1975), the collection is one of the finest showcases of American furnishings, silver, ceramics, and paintings in the world. The house is situated on 14 acres of organically maintained gardens in Houston’s historic River Oaks neighborhood. Formerly the home of philanthropists Carroll Sterling Masterson and Harris Masterson III, Rienzi was designed by prominent Houston architect John Staub in 1952. Opened to the public in 1999, Rienzi houses a substantial collection of European decorative arts, paintings, furnishings, porcelain, and miniatures. On this special conservation-focused tour, you will not only delight in an amazing decorative arts collection but see from an insiders point of view the special conservation challenges associated with the property. Cost $69

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Established in 1900, the MFAH is the largest cultural institution in the southwest region. The Museum’s main campus is located in the heart of Houston’s Museum District, and comprises the Audrey Jones Beck Building, the Caroline Wiess Law Building, the Glassell School of Art... Read More →

Wednesday May 30, 2018 10:00am - 4:30pm MDT
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