taxidermy

taxidermy

Top 5 Ways to Make Spirits Bright at HMNS
December 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The streets are aglow with beautiful lights, and everyone seems to be just a little bit more jolly! It can also be a stressful time. The kids have only been on break for two hours and they are already bored, there is wrapping that needs to be […]

Frankenbirds: A True Story of Science and Immortality, or, How to Make Dead Animals Look Alive
October 13, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

by Sabrina Dahlgren I’d like to first clarify that this is not a “how-to” manual for your creep-tastic Halloween needs. I’m all for phantasmagorical home decor but the average citizen should not be handling animal specimens. Numerous species are protected or their handling is regulated by state and federal authorities. If you don’t have the […]

Now taxidermy’s cool (and ethical): Mickey Alice Kwapis teaches her trade in Houston
March 15, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

When you see the word “taxidermist,” what kind of image comes to mind? Perhaps it’s a burly man with a Gandalf beard wearing a stained flannel shirt standing next to a deer carcass. If that’s you (as it was me until just this week), get ready for that image to shatter. Mickey Alice Kwapis, taxidermist, […]

Are You Making a Connection?
October 23, 2008 · 6 Comments

So, why are you here? What part of yourself did you bring today? What experience do you want to have? These are the questions I wish I could ask every one of you as you come through the museum’s doors. Then according to your answers I’d play matchmaker, pointing out an exhibit hall, hooking you […]



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