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Coincidence or Cooperation? Amazon Feathers & Modern Jewels
February 22, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Here at HMNS, we frequently offer exhibitions that showcase stunning and diverse artistry from cultures around the globe and throughout time. In working here, I’m privileged to be able to walk through each as much as I can while they are here, and absorb the colors, forms, and inspiration of thousands of years of human […]

Get your hands on science!
February 9, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Seeing our dinosaurs up close is exciting – but getting your hands on science is an even more amazing experience. Which is why we try to bring you hands-on, educational activities that make you the scientist. Visitors search for shark’s teeth in our Paleo Hall Several mornings a week we have a volunteer on-hand in […]

Mastodons in Manhattan? Or, Pachyderms of the Pleistocene
June 25, 2009 · 1 Comment

photo credit: 708718 It’s hard to imagine it now, but the world’s largest cities – the places where humanity’s impact on the Earth can be seen most vividly – were once overrun with prehistoric wildlife so large and fascinatingly diverse as to boggle the mind. Depending on where you live, your own backyard may have […]

The Sphinx Moth: A Work of Art
December 1, 2008 · 1 Comment

Today we have a special guest blog from Chad Erpelding, Assistant Professor of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.  He teaches 2D Design and Painting there.  This fall the Cockrell Butterfly Center is hosting an exhibit of some of his students’ paintings that were inspired by sphinx moths.  Here is what he […]


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