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Behind the Scenes: Retablos Fit for an Icon
May 16, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

When you walk into the museum store, you may notice the elaborate display wall at the entrance. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look with our Creative Merchandising Director on how it all comes together. This season’s display is a tribute to Mexican arts and culture and features a life-sized retablo complete with a Catrina figurine. My inspiration […]

Educator How-To: Recycled Plastic Shrinky Dinks
August 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

The beginning of the school year is an exciting time for teachers and students alike. We have a quick science activity here that will engage  new students and make your room too cool appropriately cool for school: Shrinky Dinks. There are myriad of ways you can use this activity, so the application is up to […]

Be the Party Smarty: Fuse this time-tested childhood craft with HMNS birthday fun
January 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Creating a fuse bead masterpiece is a different feat at 25 years old than it was at 10. I’d never realized how handy having tiny digits had been until recently, as I fumbled with slippery, miniscule beads to create one of our most popular Party Smarty crafts. Kiddos who book their birthdays with HMNS get […]

Have a chemical Christmas with these chemistry-themed holiday crafts
November 21, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

In our department, you can’t escape science – not even for the holidays. Every year during the holiday season, the museum provides pine trees to local non-profits to decorate and spread their organization’s message. Our department is usually given a tree to decorate in a manner that expresses some aspect of the museum. This year, […]



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