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Mailing Address:
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Lubbock, Texas USA 79409

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Events & Programs

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  • 21-23... Summer Camp: Antarctica, 10am -12pm. Ever been to Antarctica? What animals live there & how do they survive? Do people live in Antarctica? Learn about the most fascinating icy continent. Ages 4-6. Limited to 20 campers, $20 per camper. To register, please contact the Museum's Education Division – Email: museum.education@ttu.edu, or come by the Museum.
  • 21-23... Summer Camp: Wizard Camp, 2-4pm. Calling all wizards! Get sorted into your houses, learn how to use your wands, and participate in classes à la Harry Potter. You'll even learn how to play Quidditch, and participate in the House Cup. Wizard dress is highly encouraged. Ages 11-14. Limited to 20 camper, $20 per camper.Cancelled.
  • 21-24... Summer Camp: Weather, 1-4pm. Join Dr. Brian Ansell as he talks about weather patterns, solar energy, severe weather, and more! Help with experiments and learn all about weather. Ages 11-14. Limited to 20 campers, $20 per camper. To register, please contact the Museum's Education Division – Email: museum.education@ttu.edu, or come by the Museum.
  • 28-30... Summer Camp: Terrariums, 10am - 12pm. Interested in ecosystems? Then you will love this camp on creating your own terrarium with living plants. Ages 7-10. Limited to 20 campers, $20 per camper. To register, please contact the Museum's Education Division – Email: museum.education@ttu.edu, or come by the Museum.
  • 28-31... Summer Camp: Adult Drawing, Cancelled.
  • 29... Movies@TheMuseum: The Antarctic Challenge (2009, NR) An up-to-date look at the climate change research currently being done by the scientists stationed in Antarctica. Please let us know you are attending by clicking here to register.

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  • 7… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. FREE public event.
    • 6:30-7:30pm... Bedtime@The Museum: First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg and illustrated by Judy Love. Come celebrate the fun and wonderment of the first day of school. Please help us be better prepared by clicking here to register.
    • 7:00-8:15pm...Movies@TheMuseum: The Lost Zeppelin (1929, NR). A crew of daring adventurers braves the pitiless white wasteland of Antarctica in a bid to be the first explorers to reach the South Pole by zeppelin. Please let us know if you plan on attending by clicking here to register.
  • 8... Cancelled Movies@TheMuseum: Chasing Shackleton (2014, NR), 10:30am-1pm (Includes a 15 minute intermission). Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance expedition is the extraordinary story of leadership and survival ever. Using a replica boat, and the same equipment and clothing as would have been used in 1914, explorer Tim Jarvis and his crew attempt to follow in Shackleton's wake.
  • 11... Toddler Tuesday: The Sound of Music, 10:30-11:30am. Learn all about musical instruments and build your own Kazoos! Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Limited to 15 toddlers. Registration Closed.
  • 14... Ansel Adams : Workshop for Teachers, 9am-12pm (lunch provided). The Education Division is offering a workshop to teachers regarding the exhibition of Ansel Adams photographs that will be on exhibit at the Museum, August 2015 through January 2016. Lunch, all materials, and the workshop registration are free of charge, made possible by generous support from The Helen Jones Foundation, Inc. Continuing Professional Education credit is available. The workshop is limited to 20 participants and is open to teachers of any discipline, at any grade level. Depending upon who registers for the workshop, we will adjust lessons and activities accordingly. Registrations must be made no later than July 24. To register, or if you have questions, please email, Dr. Jill Hoffman, Curator of Education at jill.hoffman@ttu.edu.
  • 15... Saturday@TheMuseum: Adams Gallery Photography, 1-4pm. Come and learn about the beauty of Ansell Adams photography while doing an in gallery activity. All ages welcome. To help us better prepare, please click here to register.
  • 15... Gallery Talk: Imagining What Ansel Adams Could Do with Digital Technolog, 2:00-3:30pm. The Lubbock Camera Club and the West Texas Photographic Society will give a demonstration of how Ansel Adams might have used current digital technology to enhance photographs. Reception to follow. Please let us know that you are attending by clicking here to register.
  • 21... Movies@TheMuseum: Spartacus (1960, PG-13), 2-4:30pm. Starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, and Tony Curtis. A Thracian slave leads a revolt at a gladiatorial school run by Lentulus Batiatus. The uprising soon spreads across the Italian Peninsula involving thousand of slaves who plan to acquire ships and then move far to the south. Please let us know if you plan on attending by clicking here to register.
  • 26... Movies@TheMuseum: The Antarctica Challenge (2010, NR), 1:30-2:30pm. An up-to-date look at the climate change research currently being done by the scientists stationed in Antarctica. Please let us know if you plan on attending by clicking here to register.



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Check out the numerous programs & activities available by clicking on the links below:

MUSEUM EDUCATION
For a more complete calendar and details about programs and events,
click here,
2014 for the Education Programs Calendar
Education Division BLOG

000066 Guidelines for School/Group Tours


LUBBOCK LAKE NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK Programs
Website fort this satellite element of the Museum of Texas Tech University. Click
here.
LLL Public Programs, click here.


MOODY PLANETARIUM
Planetarium Sky Shows

Click here.


MUSEUM of TTU ASSOCIATION
Events, programs, and how to join the Museum Association are hosted on this website. Click here

 

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LOCATIONS - Museum, Planetarium, Lubbock Lake Landmark

MUSEUM SHOP - Gifts and Books (Museum of TTU Association)

PUBLIC HOURS - Museum, Planetarium, Lubbock Lake Landmark

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