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Come Party at the Museum with Party Smarty!
February 17, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s post is by Alex Pivateau, the Museum’s Birthday Party Manager! Does your child love to stroll amongst jaw-droppingly gigantic dinosaurs? Does he or she enjoy exploring outer space in our Planetarium? Or perhaps he or she loves to watch butterflies excitedly flap their beautiful wings in the Cockrell Butterfly Center. If your child loves […]

Black Hills Institute
November 18, 2011 · 2 Comments

Today’s post is by Sami Mesarwi, a member of the Museum’s marketing staff who recently traveled to South Dakota to visit the Black Hills Institute.  If the company you work for had to send you on a business trip anywhere you wanted to go, where would it be?  Paris?  London?  Shanghai?  How about Hill City, […]

Flashpoint of Empires – The Archaeological Rediscovery of Jamestown
November 9, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today’s post is written by Amy Potts, the HMNS Director of Adult Education.  One of our country’s most important historical cities was lost.  But, Jamestown has been re-discovered -thanks to archaeologist Dr. William Kelso! Dr. Kelso will be giving a lecture on his Jamestown discoveries at the Houston Museum of Natural Science on Wednesday, November […]

Crime Lab Detective Update
November 2, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s post is from Keegan Chetwynd, an employee at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciene at Sugar Land. Over the past few weeks many of you have had the opportunity to visit our Crime Lab Detective exhibit. We have had the privilege of hosting several events involving community law enforcement agencies. We have decided to […]

Dispatches From South Dakota: Willie The Dimetrodon [Day 4]
October 18, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

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. Missed the team’s first dispatches? Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3.  All work and no fun makes for a […]

Dispatches From South Dakota: Willie The Dimetrodon [Day 3]
October 13, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

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. Missed the team’s first dispatches? Day 1 and Day 2.  It’s a beautiful and busy day in the neighborhood of […]

Celebrate The International Year Of Chemistry!
October 13, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s post is by Amy Potts, Director of Adult Education at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  Declared by the United Nations, the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind with the goal of increasing public appreciation of […]

Dispatches From South Dakota: Willie The Dimetrodon [Day 2]
October 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

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. Missed the team’s first dispatch from the field? Check it out! While excavating Willie, the HMNS paleo team also discovered […]

Go Stargazing! October Edition
October 7, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Jupiter is up all night long by month’s end.  That’s because on Friday night, October 28, Earth passes between the Sun and Jupiter.  In this alignment (‘opposition’) Jupiter rises at dusk and sets at dawn.  Already, Jupiter is a late evening object rising just after 8:30 pm on October 1.  Face east at the appropriate […]

“Solve It!” Crime Lab Family Event
September 23, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s post is by Sibyl Keller, Director of Programming at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Sugar Land. If you haven’t gotten the chance to check out the newest exhibition at HMNS at Sugar Land – October 1st is the day to mark your calendar!  Crime Lab Detective entered the halls at the Museum […]



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