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  EVENTS

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  • 1... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. "Mr. Deeds Goes To Town" (1936, G). Starring Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur.
  • 1… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. FREE public event.
    • 5:30pm... Seasonal Stargazing (Summer/Fall)*
    • 6:30pm... Planetarium show "IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Universe"*
    • 6:30-7:30pm... Bedtime@The Museum: "Leap Back Home to Me" by Lauren Thompson
    • 7:30pm... Planetarium show "One World, One Sky"*

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              * usual ticket prices apply.

  • 5... August planetarium shows begin
    • 2pm... "IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Universe"
    • 3:30pm... "One World, One Sky
  • 8... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. “Fletch” (1985, PG). Starring Chevy Chase.
  • 12... Toddler Tuesday: TBA, 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Space limited. Register by phone 806.742.2432 or email museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 15... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. "Wichita" (1955, NR). Starring Joel McCrea.
  • 16… Saturday@The Museum: Quilted Story Telling, 1-4pm. Faith Ringgold is a writer, artist, and quilter who combines her love of stories with her love of art. Join us for as we make decorative miniature quilts. You will tell your story and design your quilt with fabric, paint, ribbons, etc. This is a no-sew craft. Quilts will be put together with fabric glue.
  • 25... Summer Planetarium Schedule Ends. Shows will be at 2:30pm and 3:30pm Wednesday - Sunday with Star Shows every Saturday at 11:30am.

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  • 5… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. FREE public event.
    • 5:30pm... Seasonal Stargazing (Summer/Fall)*
    • 6:30pm... Planetarium show "Secret of the Cardboard Rocket"*
    • 6:30-7:30pm... Bedtime@The Museum: "Raider Red's Game Day Rules" by Sherri Graves Smith. There will be a special appearance by the Masked Rider!
    • 7:30pm... Planetarium show "Two Small Pieces of Glass"*

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              * usual ticket prices apply.

  • 9... Toddler Tuesday: Earth & Sky, 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Space limited. Register by phone 806.742.2432 or email museum.education@ttu.edu
  • 19... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. “The Paper”
  • 16… Saturday@The Museum: Related to the Inuit Exhibition, 1-4pm. FREE public come-&-go event. Enjoy fun, hands-on activities, and challenges! Activities are FREE of charge and are for children ages 8 & up and family members.

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  • 3… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. FREE public event.
    • 5:30pm... Seasonal Stargazing (Fall/Winter)*
    • 6:30pm... Planetarium show "Black Holes"*
    • 6:30-7:30pm... Bedtime@The Museum: TBA
    • 7:30pm... Planetarium show "Earth's Wild Ride"*

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              * usual ticket prices apply.

  • 14... Toddler Tuesday: The Sound of Music: Making Maracas, 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Space limited. Register by phone 806.742.2432 or email museum.education@ttu.edu
  • 15-16... Planetarium closed to the public due to TTU Astronomy labs.
  • 17... Planetarium public hours resume.
  • 17... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. “Absence of Malice”
  • 18… Saturday@The Museum: No Saturaday at the Museum due to home TTU football game.
  • 25... Fossil Day/A Study of Bats, 1-4pm.

 

 

Color Key to events: • Red - Special programs and events • Dk. Blue - Regular MoTTU programs and events Lt. Blue - MoTTU programs and events connected with exhibitions Magenta - Seasonal Programs  Orange - MoTTU Camps Green - Lubbock Lake Landmark programs and events • Purple - Museum Association events • Collegial Cross-posting Gray - Completed Event

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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.

 CURRENT CHANGING EXHIBITIONS top

..Currently Showing ...

  • Ancient Bison Hunters on the Llano Estacado,** Gallery 101
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home, Gallery 1
  • Time Exposures: Picturing Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century, Gallery 2&3
  • In Addition Two: Embracing Digital Technology—Recently Acquired Artworks for the Museum's Collections,** Gallery 4
  • From Numerous to Non-Existent—Common, Rare, Threatened, Endangered, and Extinct Species in the Collections of the Natural Science Research Laboratory,** Gallery 5
  • Modern Expressions of Southwestern Pottery** Gallery 6
  • Vampire Bats – The Good, the Bad, and the Amazing** Gallery 7
  • Gotta Catch 'Em All—Collecting, Preserving, and Displaying Insects,** Explorium Gallery
  • Beyond Expressions in Clay** William C. and Evelyn M. Davies Gallery of Southwest Indian Art
  • AZ<>NM<>TX — 20th and 21st Century Art in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona,** Talkington Gallery of Art

Coming Attractions in 2014…

  • From Numerous to Nonexistent Part 2 Gallery 1 (Late July)
  • Expressions of Arctic Tradition: Contemporary Inuit Art Gallery 6 (Early August)
  • Gathering Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection Gallery 2&3 (TBA)

** "Up from the Basement…"  designates in-house exhibition from the Museum's five million object collection.

Check out all exhibition listings for 2013- 2014

 GENERAL INFORMATION top

LOCATIONS - Museum, Planetarium, Lubbock Lake Landmark

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

PUBLIC HOURS - Museum, Planetarium, Lubbock Lake Landmark

TEXAS TECH EVENTS CALENDAR - TTU Speakers, Programs, and Events

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