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14 easy costumes that show your inner nerd
October 8, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Sure, you can go daring. You can go scary. If you’re into zombie and cat costumes, more power to ya. But if you’re still searching for your look this year, consider going geek! Especially if you’re coming out to Spirits and Skeletons at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nerds are all the rage these […]

Sith take over HMNS Samurai exhibit during Jedi tour
June 19, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

  Ever wonder where George Lucas got his ideas for the futuristic costumes in Star Wars? Darth Vader’s intimidating helmet seems the stuff of a sci-fi nightmare, and a hot, glowing light saber seems like a swordfighter’s dream. These costumes remain some of the most iconic in film history, but they were based in reality. Lucas […]

Here’s to the docents who dress! Costumes give volunteers an added educational edge
June 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Editor’s note: Today’s post was written by Monica L. McHam, a volunteer docent here at the Museum. “Wow, I didn’t recognize you with clothes on!” I stopped short and spun around to see my friend and fellow docent, Carl Driever, standing there with an impish grin plastered across his face. Carl continued, “I only meant […]

Creepy Critter Cameo – Caecilian
October 28, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: peasap Halloween is by far my favorite holiday.  I love that everyone, young & old alike, can dress up as just about anything from the classic witch to the random Roman column I spotted at last year’s Spirits & Skeletons.  Each year is a new opportunity to unveil yourself as a superhero, an […]



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