HMNS Weekly Happenings


March 2, 2020
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We are gearing up for our Annual Gala: Dancing in the Moonlight. This means the Hermann Park location will be closed to the general public on Saturday, March 7. However, there are still some fun and exciting events planned to fill your week. Check out our weekly happenings below.

Wednesday, March 4

EXHIBIT – MOON BY LUKE JERRAM

9:00 AM · ALFRED C. GLASSELL, JR. HALL

HMNS is proud to welcome Moon by Luke Jerram back for a limited return. Look upon all its glory as it hangs in the Glassell Hall from March 4 – April 13.

BTS – COCKRELL BUTTERFLY CENTER

6:00 PM · COCKRELL BUTTERFLY CENTER

Follow along as Butterfly Center staff take guests on a special tour of not only the rainforest and exhibits on display, but the behind-the-scenes zones, as well. Visit the containment room and rooftop greenhouses where the HMNS caterpillars, butterflies, plants, etc. are kept.

BTS – ART OF THE BRICK – CHALLENGE USING LEGO® BRICKS

6:00 PM · THE ART OF THE BRICK

Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest display of LEGO® art ever assembled with master docents as you learn about original pieces as well as re-imagined versions of the world’s most famous art masterpieces like Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Tour the gallery showcasing an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West.

Saturday, March 7

[HMNS AT HERMANN PARK CLOSED]

[SOLD OUT] — EXCURSION – ROAD TRIP! THE SECRETS OF CAMP LOGAN

10:00 AM · OFFSITE

Travel back in time and learn of the deep military history Houston holds. Join archaeologist Michael Quennoz and trek through Memorial Park to see where Camp Logan training bases once stood.

See other excursions like this here.

HMNS ANNUAL GALA: DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT

6:30 PM · MUSEUM GROUNDS

One day out of the year, HMNS hosts a special evening of dinner and dancing in the name of promoting science and the many educational programs we house within these walls.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit our website.

Video Highlight

With the recent recognition of Dino Dave Day by the City of Houston, Craig Hlavaty found Dino Dave in his favorite corner of HMNS, the Paleo Prep Lab. Dig in to associate curator David Temple’s “office” and learn how you can see fossil preparations up close.

Authored By Jilliane Johnson

Jilliane began her HMNS career in Visitor Services, greeting and assisting guests on a daily. Now as a full-time member of Marketing, Jilliane educates visitors and viewers of the various stories and storytellers within the walls. When Jilliane isn't writing, you can find her gaming, spending time with friends and family or watching trashy TV dating shows.

One response to “HMNS Weekly Happenings”

  1. Vernett says:

    Excited to see the moon again!

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