Jilliane Johnson

Jilliane began her HMNS career in Visitor Services, greeting and assisting guests on a daily. Now as a full-time member of Marketing, Jilliane educates visitors and viewers of the various stories and storytellers within the walls. When Jilliane isn't writing, you can find her gaming, spending time with friends and family or watching trashy TV dating shows.

HMNS Weekly Happenings

Spring Break is here! From now until March 22, HMNS at Hermann Park is open from 9AM – 6PM. Join us for Free Thursday March 12 and March 19 from 9AM – 9PM. That’s right! A full 12 hours of fun at the museum. This is just the beginning. Check out our weekly happenings below. […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings

We are gearing up for our Annual Gala: Dancing in the Moonlight. This means the Hermann Park location will be closed to the general public on Saturday, March 7. However, there are still some fun and exciting events planned to fill your week. Check out our weekly happenings below. Wednesday, March 4 EXHIBIT – MOON […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings

Celebrate Reading Awareness Month with Dino Dave Day, witness the abstract art of Sherry Tseng Hill or dig for fossils with a real paleontologist. All these things and more are possible with HMNS. Check out our weekly happenings below. Wednesday, February 26 SENIOR SOCIAL – WIESS ENERGY HALL 9:00 AM · MORAN CONFERENCE HALL Get […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings

There’s always something to learn at the museum. The saints are marching in to Mardi Gras this week with the first Mixers & Elixirs of 2020, but wait… there’s more! Check out our weekly happenings below. Wednesday, February 19 CLASS – DIY IRL: BUTTERFLY PINNING AND SHADOW BOX MAKING 6:00 PM · LOWER LEVEL CLASSROOMS […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings

Yellow caution tape with the words "CRIME SCENE DO NOT CROSS"

So many adventures are possible with HMNS. From forensic science feats in our own backyard to a miracle berry that swaps the sweet for sour, this week offers everything from A to Z for you and your valentine. Check out our weekly happenings below. Tuesday, February 11 LECTURE – THE REAL CSI: GETTING FORENSIC SCIENCE […]

Houston Museum of Natural Science Is Now A Certified Autism Center™

Editor’s Note: As Houston’s leading science museum, we are committed to the constantly evolving aspects of both science and education. That being said, we are even more proud as a public institution to embrace a growing consciousness that seeks to build environments for everybody. As of 2/5/2020, we are happy to announce in association with […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings

So many adventures are possible with HMNS. Travel to Madagascar without leaving Texas or learn the jaw-dropping history of Imperial Russia through jeweled treasures. Check out our weekly happenings below. Monday, February 3 BEHIND THE SCENES – SLEUTHS & SECRETS MYSTERY NIGHT 6:00 PM · CABINET OF CURIOSITIES The museum is home to a world […]

How We Made | The Great Museum Race

14 stations. 2 players. 1 museum. These are the key components to an event designed to challenge the body, mind and fears that lurk within. In a journey through the halls, participants must rely not only on their skills, knowledge and courage, but also those of their partner. Only time will tell who will rise […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings

From exciting lectures and behind the scenes tours to an all-around adventure, there is never a dull moment here at the museum! Check out our weekly happenings below. Monday, January 27 LECTURE – HIDDEN IN LIGHT: PALEONTOLOGY’S REVOLUTIONARY IMAGING RESEARCH BY MIKE EKLUND 6:30 PM · WORTHAM GIANT SCREEN THEATRE Paleontologist Mike Eklund will discuss the improved methods […]