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Travel to Japan without leaving home at family-friendly World Trekkers on Feb. 15
February 8, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: Today’s blog comes to us from Jim Matej from the Okinawa Cultural Association of Texas. All cultures are marked by their festivals and celebrations. In Okinawa — Japan’s southernmost prefecture — the Buddhist custom of Obon is celebrated every summer and has given rise to Japan’s most internationally recognized performing art: the Eisa […]

Glimpse: Spirits & Headhunters [12 Days of HMNS]
December 20, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Today is the Seventh Day of HMNS! In the spirit of the classic holiday carol, we’re taking 12 days to feature 12 different videos that preview or go behind-the-scenes of a holiday museum activity, here on the blog (or, you can get a sneak peek at all the videos on 12days.hmns.org – we won’t tell). […]

Dead Man’s Party – Dia de los Muertos
October 30, 2009 · 1 Comment

Halloween is this Saturday and everyone is scrambling to put together their costumes and figuring out what parties to go to Friday and Saturday. But what are your plans for Dia de los Muertos on November 2nd!? The education department here at HMNS offered an encore event to last year’s very popular Dia de los Muertos Educator Overnight and […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Element III
February 18, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]



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