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Accessibility: HMNS Expands Resources and Programming to Welcome All
November 27, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

It’s been a while since we wrote our first blog post about Accessibility initiatives at HMNS, and we’ve come a loooong way since then! Since March of 2016 when we launched our resources for families of children and adults with sensory sensitivities and autism spectrum disorders, the Committee for Advancing Museum Accessibility has worked towards […]

Dinosaurs for Dinner: A Thanksgiving Tradition
November 25, 2019 · 2 Comments

Oven roasted or fried? Stuffed or unstuffed? How do you prefer your dinosaur? Did I say dinosaur? I meant turkey…or did I? In truth, that turkey on your table is or was in fact a real-life dinosaur. Turkeys are theropods, just like the meat-eating dinosaurs you so love to visit at the Museum. Paleontologists have […]

Jingle Tree: The HMNS at Sugar Land Tradition Returns
November 18, 2019 · 1 Comment

The time is here once again for holiday enthusiasts to feast their eyes upon the holiday tradition that is Jingle Tree. For six years, HMNS at Sugar Land has been offering the community ways to give back and raise funds in the name of science education and it just so happens to involve the happiest […]

A Royal Addition: Fabergé Tiara Joins our Collection
November 15, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

Most people immediately think eggs when you talk about Fabergé, but the world-renowned jewelry brand has a legacy of crafting a wide range of pieces—from the mundane, like cigarette cases and paperweights, to the luxurious, like the Grand Duchess tiara that just joined the museum’s collection. This aquamarine and diamond diadem was owned by Alexandra […]

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From Our Collections: a Manangya katsina

Grant Jones · November 15, 2021, 11:37 am

I am looking for the word, s. meaning "Snow dancer" in the Sioux language.

Full Moon | November 2021 Sky Happenings

CAROL RITTER · November 14, 2021, 9:20 am

very interesting! I saw the wonderful event wherein Venus appeared to be in the arms of the new moon (was that a poem by Sir Patrick Spence?) Your picture of the airplane in front of the full moon is dated.


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