Jessi Green

12 Days of HMNS
December 6, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

As the holidays draw near, the halls of HMNS bring us Christmas cheer! We may not have a partridge in a pear tree, but with five floors of exhibit halls, the museum offers more than just 12 ways to make your winter break merry and bright. Try to count down the 12 Days of HMNS […]

A Royal Addition: Fabergé Tiara Joins our Collection
November 15, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

Most people immediately think eggs when you talk about Fabergé, but the world-renowned jewelry brand has a legacy of crafting a wide range of pieces—from the mundane, like cigarette cases and paperweights, to the luxurious, like the Grand Duchess tiara that just joined the museum’s collection. This aquamarine and diamond diadem was owned by Alexandra […]

The Nature of an Assassin: Harnessing Deadly Killers to Fight Pests
August 15, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

Walking into the Cockrell Butterfly Center (CBC), one of the first things you’re likely to notice is the sound of a 50-foot waterfall. The conservatory’s high glass ceiling, forest of lush plants and thousands of fluttering butterflies couldn’t be further removed from the sterile, white walls of a science lab. But just beneath the tropical […]

Finding Peace Under Pressure: A Close up Look at the New Butterfly of Peace
July 30, 2019 · 1 Comment

With their bright, fluttering wings and airy flight, butterflies are revered in cultures all over the world as beacons of hope and peace. It’s one of the many reasons we love the Cockrell Butterfly Center; the peaceful thrum of the butterflies creates a tranquil, tropical oasis. Now, a new piece on loan from Alan Bronstein […]



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