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Behind the Scenes: Retablos Fit for an Icon
May 16, 2016 · Be The First To 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 […]

The Adventures of Archie the Wandering T. rex: France
April 8, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by Karen Whitley Hey there, devoted fans! Archie checking in. I can’t wait to tell you about my last adventure abroad. After packing up from my last adventure to jolly ol’ England, I said “Cheers!” to the United Kingdom and boarded the Eurostar to France! Parlez-vous français anyone? Yeah, me neither, unfortunately. The Chunnel was great, zooming […]

The Adventures of Archie the Wandering T. rex: England
January 28, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by Karen Whitley Man am I one lucky dinosaur. When I was adopted last summer from the Museum Store at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, I had no idea I was on my way to becoming a world traveler, a globetrotter, an adventurer if you will. Just call me Lemuel Gulliver! (Like from Gulliver’s Travels? Get […]

The Art of the Skull: Museum Store highlights the beauty of the human skeleton
October 7, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

One of the most photographed pieces in the museum’s collections is the “jaw dropping” crystal quartz skull in the exhibit Gemstone Carvings: Masterworks by Harold Van Pelt.  The hollow, life-sized skull with articulated jaw, was carved from a single block of rare izoklakeite quartz. Our fascination with human skulls spans cultures and eras. From the […]



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