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2 Of The Most Embarrassing Dads In History Whose Stories Are Told In Our Exhibits
June 15, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Ah, good ol’ dad. Always there for me when I needed permission to do something my mom already said I couldn’t do, or when I wanted to hear scary stories that would keep me awake with fear all night. Father’s Day is looked at by many as a somewhat dubious holiday, dads just seem to […]

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June 11, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Family Class – Ancient Encounters – Ancient Rome Note: Free with purchased admission to the museum. Class will meet in Glassell Hall.   Travel to ancient Rome without leaving Houston! You’ll have some great postcards to send back to relatives as you excavate a Roman soldiers’ camp, build an arch, help create a museum, march with […]

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June 4, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Texas’ Own Coral Reefs: Weathering the Storm by Adrienne Correa Hurricane Harvey dumped 13 trillion gallons of rain on southeast Texas in August of 2017. Do extreme storm events like Harvey impact the coral reefs off Texas’ coast in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary? Dr. Correa shares ongoing research connecting the […]

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May 14, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World by Simon Winchester Revered “New York Times” bestselling author Simon Winchester will trace the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement–precision–in a history that is both an homage and a warning for […]



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