Press Release

For Immediate Release 

Bayou Bend Hosts “The Great American Songbook Cabaret” on Sunday, October 13, Houston, Texas

 

Event Dates: October 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Bayou Bend Invites Guests to Sip and Stroll, First Four Thursdays in October, Houston, Texas

 

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens—Houston’s home for America’s treasures—is the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, house museum for American decorative arts and paintings.

 

Photo Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

Houston, Texas (September 3, 2013) - Invite a friend and Sip and Stroll through Bayou Bend’s historic River Oaks estate at twilight, open late the first four Thursdays in October. The mansion’s museum interiors and 14-acre southern gardens are open for self-guided tours, and wine and light refreshments are provided for al fresco enjoyment on the Diana Terrace from 6 to 8 p.m. Sip and Stroll Evenings are a perfect way to relax after work at Houston’s most spectacular hidden treasure.
 
A $15 admission includes two drink tickets. Purchase tickets at
www.mfah.org/bayoubend or at the Kilroy Center. For more information, call 713.639.7750.
 
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens—Houston’s home for America’s treasures—is the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, house museum for American decorative arts and paintings. The objects are displayed in the home of legendary philanthropist and collector Ima Hogg (1882–1975), who gave her estate to the MFAH in 1957. More than 28 rooms and galleries showcase the evolution of American style and taste from 1620 to 1876. The mansion is situated on 14 acres of formal gardens and lush woodlands, at 6003 Memorial Drive at Westcott Street. Free parking is available on-site.
 
www.mfah.org/calendar/sip-and-stroll-tours/8279

 

Photo Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

Photo Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Whitney Radley

Email: wradley@mfah.org

Phone: (713) 800-5345

Media Visits: Please inquire

 

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

6003 Memorial Drive at Westcott Street, Houston, TX 77007

Web: www.mfah.org/visit/bayou-bend-collection-and-gardens, Phone: (713) 639-7750

 

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Bayou Bend Invites Guests to Sip and Stroll, First Four Thursdays in October, Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas – Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, house museum for American decorative arts and paintings, invites guests to visit at twilight on one of four Sip and Stroll Evenings in October. The historic mansion and 14-acre gardens are open. Wine and light refreshments will be served on the property’s Diana Terrace from 6 to 8 p.m. on October 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2013. Admission is $15 per person and includes two drink tickets. www.mfah.org/calendar/sip-and-stroll-tours/8279

 

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