Behind the scenes

Here's What to Look for on Your Next Trip to HMNS

The most fascinating artifacts at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

11/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Body Language

Body Worlds Is Back at HMNS to Get Under Your Skin

"The Cycle of Life," which is on display through May, follows the body from birth until death.

11/10/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Boo!

5(ish) Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Oct 30-Nov 1

No tricks, just treats, on this list.

10/30/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Dances and Dickinson

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Sept 11–13

A one-woman show, appetite-evoking art, and more drive-ins.

09/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Nothing But (Peach) Net

Don't Pass Up HMNS's The First Game: The Birth of Basketball

The new, temporary exhibit includes basketball creator James Naismith's original handwritten rules for the game.

08/28/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

5 Things: The “We’re Still Mostly Virtual” Edition

5 More Houston Cultural Activities to Enjoy This Weekend

We’ve got four things to tune into online and one out in the real world—that still exists, right?

05/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

So Much Sanitizer

Slowly, but Surely, Houston's Museums Are Re-Opening

Institutions in the Museum District are taking precautions to keep staff and guests safe.

04/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Shock Waves

Houston Museum of Natural Science Announces Furloughs and Salary Cuts

The museum is the latest organization to take a financial hit amid COVID-19.

04/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Nature Calls

Save Houston's Biodiversity from Your Phone

Who knew the Bayou City was an environmental hot spot?

04/01/2020 By Chris Gray

On the town

What to Do and See This Month, From Post Malone to Paw Patrol

Plus, Whitney Cummings and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Norman Rockwell to Lewis Black

Plus, Beatlemania returns with Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

On the Town

The Secrets of Stonehenge Come Alive at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

The museum’s traveling exhibition “Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries” is a fascinating look at an enigmatic monument.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

Eating 101

How to Eat 101 Bites in One Night

This ambitious event showcased 101 courses from 10 countries.

08/20/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Museum News

HMNS: You Owe Your Life to Sea Slugs

...as well as plenty of other organisms on display at the museum's newly renovated George W. Strake Hall of Malacology.

08/13/2019 By Morgan Kinney

I'll Have What She's Having

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 9–11

Elephant artists, Wild Moccasins, and film screenings await.

08/09/2019 By Morgan Kinney

🎥

6 Non-Megaplex Film Screenings This August

From anime to Apollo to roller derby, there's a lot to see this month.

08/05/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

Come Hungry

Eculent Chef to Host Once-in-a-Lifetime Dining Experience

Around the World in 10,000 Bites promises 101 courses from 10 countries. Are you ready?

05/28/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

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How Do You Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing? With a Giant, Glowing Moon, of Course.

Relive the magic of Apollo 11 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

03/25/2019 By Chris Gray

fruity fun

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 8–10

Are you ready for Critical Bark?

02/07/2019 By Morgan Kinney