Erin B

Erin is the Director of Business Development at HMNS. In a past life, she was a public relations and online marketing dynamo at HMNS.

Live From The Field: Willie The Dimetrodon

Today’s post is from Michele Whisenhunt, a volunteer on the Museum’s paleontology team. She’ll be sharing photos with us while the team is at the Black Hills Institute, prepping Willie, the Dimetrodon the team discovered. Was this in his life or after death? Did these spines twist while Willi was alive or was it the […]

September Flickr Photo of the Month: Baby Alligators!

_DSC8853_R1_C1BM-LR by Mark L 2010. Shared with permission. There are some amazing photographers that wander the halls of HMNS – as well as our satellite facilities in the Sugar Land area. When we’re lucky, they share what they capture in our HMNS Flickr pool. Each month, we highlight one of these photos here on the […]

Hubble 3D is back for a limited time!

See more Hubble images. Working for a science museum, I can tell you I’ve enjoyed a lot of IMAX movies. But Hubble 3D is on my short list for BEST EVER. First: they took an IMAX camera to space. Hubble 3D tells the story of the last mission to repair the Hubble Telescope – one […]

August Flickr Photo of the Month: Terra Cotta Warriors!

Houston Cougars There are some amazing photographers that wander the halls of HMNS – as well as the areas surrounding the Museum in Hermann Park. When we’re lucky, they share what they capture in our HMNS Flickr pool. Each month, we highlight one of these photos here on the blog. This month, we’re featuring a […]

Labor Day! Fun For The Long Weekend At HMNS

Monday is Labor Day – and you know what that means, right? LONG WEEKEND. In case you’re wondering how to fill the long hours between Friday afternoon and Tuesday morning, here’s a list of the top ten weekend experiences you can have with the family at HMNS all weekend long. That’s right – we’re open […]

Texas Pride! [Exhibition Final Week]

Now THAT is some Texas pride! This driver was spotted on the road in – where else? – Houston, Texas’ most awesome* city. And, in case you’re counting, that’s a Texas flag + an Alamo silhouette + a reference to the Come and Take It Cannon. This driver has TEXAS PRIDE. We think this driver […]

David Brady Shared The Love!

“Expressing Our Inner Maya!” Photo by David Brady, winner of the HMNS Share The Love contest! See the other fun, funny & touching photos that were submitted! Congratulations to David Brady, who took the above photo during a “Mayan-themed” visit to HMNS and then uploaded it to our recent Share The Love contest! Congratulations, David! […]

Members…And Monsters! [The Prehistoric Kind]

This summer is still swinging (17 straight days of 100+ temps make that fact hard to forget) – but we’re already looking forward to summer 2012! Why? Because that’s when our new paleontology hall opens! To get ready, we previewed the new hall this summer with a series of member events – each one featured […]

CONTEST! Flashback to 1955 – and Win!

This is a guest post from Kristal Howard of Kroger – one of the generous sponsors of our current Texas! The Exhibition. She’s sharing a fascinating look back at the year 1955 – and an opportunity to win $50 in Kroger gift cards plus tickets to see Texas! The world around us is constantly changing […]

Audrey Update!

Compare this to a photo taken last week! Audrey the corpse flower is changing every day – and like every young’un, she needs some proud parents to help her grow! Check out the video below for an update on Audrey’s progress from Zac, our horticulturist – and help us take care of her tropical environment […]