The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris”

Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2016

01:30 PM – 02:30 PM

The Greater Journey Americans in Paris

Join Rienzi and Bayou Bend for good books and great conversations! The History Book Club features discussions on lifestyles and culture in American and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s.

Meet at Bayou Bend to discuss the first book-club pick of the 2016–17 season. David McCullough’s The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris tells a captivating story about generations of American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, and others who journeyed to Paris from 1830 to 1900, eager to access the knowledge Paris held.

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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.
  • Drop in! This program is free.

Directions & Parking

  • Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
  • 6003 Memorial Drive Houston, TX 77007

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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