Craig Hlavaty

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March 31, 2020 · Be The First To Comment

The exhibition halls are quiet. The parking garage is empty. Our butterflies continue to flutter around the Cockrell Butterfly Center. A few scattered staff members tend to our wildlife collection, our dinosaurs, and all of those precious gems and minerals.  You could say the museum is resting while the rest of the world fights this […]

June bugs are back: What the heck are they?
March 26, 2020 · Be The First To Comment

Chances are if you have found yourself outside after dark in the past few weeks you have encountered a handful of June bugs on the ground. If you have children, they are no doubt collecting them for some sort of strange insect rodeo.  The good news is that they are harmless, that is unless they […]

Swinging into Action: How our Education Team Is Bringing the Museum to You
March 20, 2020 · Be The First To Comment

When the Houston Museum of Natural Science closed for business on March 16 as the city of Houston buckled down to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 patients, the museum’s educational department swung into action.  HMNS Videographer John Danielson along with VP of Education Nicole Temple, Director of Curriculum and Content Kat Havens, Assistant Director of […]

The Historic Giant Screen Theatre Gets a Face Lift
November 6, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

Everything seems to happen on the nines here at HMNS. The Houston Scientific Society was founded in 1909. Our exhibits moved to the zoo at Hermann Park in 1929, becoming the Houston Museum of Natural History. In 1959 we snagged the land where we are sitting now and we became the Houston Museum of Natural […]



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