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An American Mastodon in Paris: A Story of Charles Willson Peale
November 9, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Photo courtesy of wikipedia Charles Wilson Peale: ever heard of him?  Most people haven’t heard his name, but they probably have seen his work. Peale was one of the most famous portrait artists in the Colonies, and later the new United States, in the late 18th Century. He painted seven portraits of George Washington, some […]

Art and the Animal: The Society of Animal Artists 56th Annual Members Exhibition at HMNS
September 18, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Opening soon at HMNS –  Art and the Animal: The Society of Animal Artists 56th Annual Members Exhibition September 23, 2016 – January 1, 2017 The Society of Animal Artists (SAA), founded in 1960, is devoted to promoting excellence in the artistic portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet, and to the education of the […]

Kids Explore STEAM Careers with HMNS Outreach
April 6, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Inspiring a child takes effort, time, passion and heart. It’s why we do what we do. At the Houston Museum of Natural Science, discoveries are made daily. The sounds of learning fill our hallways every day, from the gasp of wonder from a kid stepping onto the Morian Overlook for the first time or the […]

Let’s Make an Art Journal
March 3, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Something I have been thinking about for some time is starting a nature/art/travel journal. This little project has been sitting on the back burner for a while, but recently got moved directly to the front when I got the opportunity to travel to Saudi Arabia for work. I love the combination of compact information and […]



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