exhibits

exhibits

Behind the Scenes: Retablos Fit for an Icon
May 16, 2016 · 1 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 […]

Being Natural: Kevin Henderson
December 27, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Kevin Henderson stumbled onto exhibits design by accident and couldn’t be happier about it. Coming out of the University of Houston’s Architecture program, Henderson was called in to help with an exhibition. He always liked sketching and the Arts, and while he was interested in product and industrial design, UH didn’t have a program in […]

Oh, just another day in the life of exhibits: Installation in pictures (with inanimate commentary)
July 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

Done any home improvement projects lately? Us, too! This Monday we installed two new nautical creatures in the new Hall of Paleontology, and we documented one of the installs for you fine people. THIS GUY: Know what he is? He’s a ginormous Eurypterid, otherwise known as a sea scorpion. We don’t know about y’all, but […]

HMNS at Sugar Land: Transforming a prison into a museum
September 25, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The building HMNS at Sugar Land will occupy was built in 1939. After the past six months, I’ve gained even more respect for our exhibits team at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. I’ve been fortunate enough to see first-hand exactly what it takes to develop a museum, formerly an old prison building built in […]


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