S@TM – August

This Saturday @ The Museum we brought out the leftovers from previous Saturday @ The Museum events.   There were memory boxes to decorate, wooden pots to paint, masks to make and even jewelry to design. Everyone had a good time working on their projects and there was so much to do!

Everyone working on their projects!

Look at all those fun supplies!

Decorating a memory box

Painting is so much fun!

Is it the masked rider?

Such a creative mask!

Look at that beautiful feather mask!

What a beautiful necklace!

Working really hard.

Such a decorative mask!

Family teamwork to get the job done!

It was his first visit to the museum!

They were having a blast!

We hope everyone had a great time at the Museum for Saturday @ The Museum.  Come and visit next month where we will learn about dragonflies!

Saturday @ The Museum is a come and go program on the third Saturday of every month from 1-4pm and it is always free!

Questions about programs in the Education Division?                                 Contact us: 806.742.2432 or museum.education@ttu.edu

Summer Youth Classes – Day 1; Session 2

Our second set of Summer Youth Classes was held Monday afternoon. These classes were on a variety of cool art and science topics, such as:

  • Earth Alert: Natural Disasters
  • Pequeno Pecassos
  • Creatures of the Night
  • Diggin’ Up Dinos
  • Abstraction Action
  • Fashion Studio

Our campers did a lot of great hands-on activities while learning some valuable knowledge about all these subjects.  Check out the pictures to see the kids at work!

Our Fashion Studio students learning all about style

Gearing up to make a masterpiece

Making an abstract work of art

Making craters with different sized meteors

Learning how to be a fashionista

Future Picassos discussing their art

Which animals sleep all day and play all night?

Bat, owls, and mice are active at night

Hm, what is abstract art?

Piecing together Pangaea

What can supercontinents tell us about our past?

Constructing volcanoes

Getting ready for eruption

Showing us how Picasso uses different shapes in his art

Putting together shapes for Picasso-like paintings

Consulting about a new clothing line

Post-eruption, cleaning up the "lava"

These classes were a great end to our Monday. Let’s see what fun activities we do tomorrow!