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We Don’t Mean To Bug You, But We Have To Tell You About Our Awesome Entomology Collection!
June 8, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

How many of you readers collect something, whether coins, stamps, statues of elephants, vintage firearms, beanie babies (we’re dating ourselves!), shot glasses from places you’ve visited, etc.? Humans seem to have a predilection for collecting things. Some of these collections seem random, or nostalgic, or even silly – but in the case of museums, a […]

Is that a new specimen in our Hall of Gems & Minerals? Of Quartz it is.
May 11, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Gaze deeply into the depths of the newest object in our Hall of Gems & Minerals and your mind’s eye will feel like it’s traveling along the path of comets as they journey through space. But what you are really looking at are actually naturally occurring rutile inclusions in quartz. What are rutile inclusions? […]

May Pixel Party Recap: What Happens When You Let A Bunch Of Expert Photographers Loose At HMNS?
May 9, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

After-hours at HMNS on April 30, we hosted one of our exclusive Pixel Parties — where we open select exhibits just for photographers (both amateur and professional). This time around, we gave photographers access to our Hall of Ancient Egypt and special exhibitions Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum and Out of the Amazon: Life on the River. […]

May Educator How-To: Make a Roman Mosaic
April 21, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Mosaics were common features, in both public spaces and private homes, in ancient Rome. Mosaics are beautiful, but also historically important. Mosaics provide a visual record, detailing everyday life, by depicting items such as food, dress, pets, and people. This common art form provides a looking glass into the past. The mosaic below depicts several […]



Editor's Picks 5 Of The Most Magical Objects at HMNS We Don’t Mean To Bug You, But We Have To Tell You About Our Awesome Entomology Collection! My Favorite Part About Camp! Unwrapping HMNS: An Interview With A Gladiator May Pixel Party Recap: What Happens When You Let A Bunch Of Expert Photographers Loose At HMNS? May Educator How-To: Make a Roman Mosaic
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