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Art and the Animal: The Society of Animal Artists 56th Annual Members Exhibition at HMNS
September 18, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Opening soon at HMNS –  Art and the Animal: The Society of Animal Artists 56th Annual Members Exhibition September 23, 2016 – January 1, 2017 The Society of Animal Artists (SAA), founded in 1960, is devoted to promoting excellence in the artistic portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet, and to the education of the […]

Peale-ing Back American History: the Life of Charles Willson Peale and his Cabinet of Curiosities
April 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

In the first fan girl crush blog about Charles Willson Peale, I talked about how Peale created the first American Museum. Today, I’m talking about the rest of his life. Part of the reason I admire Peale so much is that his attitude about life seemed to be, “I can figure that out.” If he […]

HMNS Winter Trend Report: La Virgen de Guadalupe
December 16, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Sourcing product for special exhibits is one of the favorite things about my job, but as a lover of Mexican art and culture, La Virgen de Guadalupe: Empress of the Americas has been especially fun. This summer, we traveled to Mexico City and met with officials at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Bodmer Print
December 20, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]



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