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Movie Monster Maker Round Up! Week 3 Recap
June 29, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

The final week of our newest camp, Movie Monster Maker, ended with a bang and several parents concerned about the welfare of their children. (DON’T WORRY MOM! That toothpick wound is just a trick! A little movie magic, if you will.) Everyone had a great week trying out some monsters, making stop motion animation shorts […]

Magic and Museums
July 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Richard Hatch. He holds Masters of Science and Master of Philosophy degrees in Physics from Yale University. However, deciding he would rather violate the laws of nature than discover them, Hatch has been a professional magician full time since 1983.  He is co-founder of the Hatch Academy of Magic and Music in […]

Magic! Spotlight: Magician Curt Miller
May 20, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Curt Miller, a professional magician who will be performing his two-hour theatrical illusion show at The Hobby Center for The Performing Arts on May 28-19, 2010.  This is the largest magic show to appear in Houston in over twelve years.  He will also appear in the HMNS Magic! exhibit August 16-29. Click […]

Tales from the Magic Crypt, Part 2: Living Artifacts
May 17, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Richard Hatch, a featured performer of our Magic! exhibition, as well as an instructor of the Museum’s Adult Magic classes. He will be performing a special evening of magic and music with his wife, violinist Rosemary Kimura, accompanied by pianist Jo Ellen Hubert, in Houston on June 12. The Magic! exhibition currently featured at […]

Magic! Radio Cabinet and Come Along Cuffs
April 20, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

How much do you know about magic? It’s time to see through the illusion! The Magic! exhibit is now open at HMNS. Throughout the run of the exhibit, check back here for exclusive videos and descriptions of the unique items on display from curator Scott Cervine. Radio Cabinet This “radio cabinet,” built by Massachusetts illusion […]

Magic! Doll’s House Illusion and the Crystal Clock
April 7, 2010 · 1 Comment

How much do you know about magic? It’s time to see through the illusion! The Magic! exhibit is now open at HMNS. Throughout the run of the exhibit, check back here for exclusive videos and descriptions of the unique items on display from curator Scott Cervine. Doll’s House Illusion This classic illusion was invented by British […]

The Discoverie of Witchcraft
March 29, 2010 · 2 Comments

How much do you know about magic? It’s time to see through the illusion! The Magic! exhibit is now open at HMNS. Throughout the run of the exhibit, check back here for exclusive videos and descriptions of the unique items on display from curator Scott Cervine. In 1563, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, a […]

Magic! The “Tayade Indian Cups”
March 17, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

How much do you know about magic? It’s time to see through the illusion! The Magic! exhibit is now open at HMNS. Throughout the run of the exhibit, check back here for exclusive videos and descriptions of the unique items on display from curator Scott Cervine. These 20th Century Wooden Cups by the Indian maker D. […]

Magic! The “Girl Without a Middle”
March 9, 2010 · 2 Comments

How much do you know about magic? It’s time to see through the illusion! The Magic! exhibit is now open at HMNS. Throughout the run of the exhibit, check back here for exclusive videos and descriptions of the unique items on display from curator Scott Cervine. “The Girl Without a Middle” has become a classic standard […]

Abracadabra! Magic exhibit now open
February 26, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

The wait is over! Magic is finally open at HMNS. Come explore an array of artifacts connected with legendary performers of the past and present. Among the many intriguing artifacts featured are torches for fire eating; magic lanterns and automatons; Harry Houdini’s trademark milk can and water escape trunk; Harry Blackstone’s “Zig Zag Girl” prop; […]



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