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Post Mortem Photography in the Victorian Era – As Still as the Dead
October 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

  I’ve always been fascinated with photography and how it allows you to capture a moment in time, preserving it “forever”. The earliest photographic process widely available to the public was called the daguerreotype. It first became available, commercially, in 1839. However, the process was expensive, as it involved printing the detailed images on a […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
May 15, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Lecture – Rocks & Minerals of the Ancient World Fossils, minerals and rocks have been around since before human civilization, yet the sciences to study them have only been established for a couple of hundred years. Learn how the balance between natural resource abundancy and human ingenuity gave rise to the greatest monuments in […]

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. […]

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Opens at HMNS This Friday
January 24, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

 Now in its fifty-second year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the international leader of innovative visual representation in the natural world. This prestigious competition and resulting exhibition, opening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Jan. 27, stimulates engagement with the diversity and beauty of the natural world. On loan from the Natural History Museum […]


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