The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

History Book Club “Unwise Passions”

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

01:30 PM – 02:30 PM


Guests are invited to Rienzi and Bayou Bend for good books and great conversations! This edition of the History Book Club features a discussion about Unwise Passions: A True Story of a Remarkable Womanand the First Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America by Alan Pell Crawford. Participants will join museum staff and fellow readers to learn more about the true story of an 18th-century murder, intertwined with the lives of the founding fathers.

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  • Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
    Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • Admission is free. Drop in to participate!

Directions & Parking

  • Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
  • 6003 Memorial Drive Map & Directions

Special Offers / Dining

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

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