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Gems of the Medici

How the Medici family influenced Peter Carl Fabergé: Our exquisitely entwined exhibits
March 26, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

If you’re a Fabergé enthusiast, then you’ll know that seeing Gems of the Medici before it closes Sunday at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a MUST! For those of you who have a passing knowledge of Fabergé, let me give you the scoop: When Peter Carl Fabergé was born, it was already known, […]

HMNS Lecture Series: Marvels, Oddities and Natural Science in the Medici Court
November 2, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

On Nov. 7, Alessio Assonitis, Ph.D., and Sheila Barker, Ph.D., will present a fascinating presentation on the natural sciences at the Court of the Medici Grand Dukes. The lecture, “The Medici Court: Marvels, Oddities and Natural Science,” will take place at HMNS at 6:30 p.m. and is sponsored by the Medici Archive Project, Florence, and Arader […]

What’s ancient, allegedly apocalyptic and opening Friday? The Maya 2012 exhibit, that’s what!
October 22, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Forget about the world ending and all those rumors about Dec. 21, 2012. The question of the moment is: What will happen on Oct. 26, 2012? If you guessed that our Maya 2012: Prophecy Becomes History exhibit opens, you’d be correct. See for yourself why the Maya civilization was successful for over three millennia … […]

Get snap happy: Bring your camera — any camera! — to our Pixel Party photo event
October 16, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Remember those Flickr meetups we used to have, back in the days of yore? Where photographers could set up shop in some of our newest exhibits and get a crowd-free glimpse of the goods? Well that was then, and this is now. And we want to invite you to bring your camera — any camera […]



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