Free Family Days at Rienzi & Bayou Bend on October 20, November 17, December 15, 2013
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston has 2 house museums: Rienzi and Bayou Bend. Both have beautiful gardens and paths that are perfect for kids to explore. These house museums will host free family days in October, November and December!
Rienzi, 1406 Kirby Drive (Free parking, but it is limited! More parking on Lazy Lane in River Oaks.)
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 6003 Memorial Drive at Westcott Street (Free parking.)
On November 17, both museum will be open and there will be transportation between the houses. Families will find performances, art workshops, gallery games and a garden scavenger hunt on the grounds of Rienzi. A Building Community-themed Family Day at Bayou Bend honors American citizenship with hands-on activities, live demonstrations and performances meant to teach about the country’s earliest settlers.
Bayou Bend celebrates 2 additional Family Day, beginning with the Hispanic Heritage event on October 20, where families will learn about the contributions to Colonial America and the early United States that came from Spanish-speaking nations. Another event on December 15, in the midst of the Yuletide celebrations, focuses on Historic Holidays in early America.