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JULYtop

  • 1... July planetarium shows begin
    • 2pm... "Dawn of the Space Age"
    • 3:30pm... "One World, One Sky"
  • 1-3…Bookmaking Camp for ages 11-14, 2-4pm. Pre-registration required Cost is FREE (Limit 10).
  • 1-3…Arts and Crafts Camp for ages 4-6, 10am-12pm. Pre-registration required. Cost is $15 (Limit 15).
  • 4... CLOSED for University Holiday. The Museum of Texas Tech Univeristy, the Moody Planetarium and the Lubbock Lake Landmark will be closed.
  • 4... No FFAT this month
  • 8... Toddler Tuesday: Sand and Water, 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Space limited. Register by phone 806.742.2432 or email museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 8-10…Renaissance Camp for ages 8-12, 10am-12pm. Pre-registration required. Cost is $15 (Limit 15).
  • 8-10… Quilted Story Painting Camp for ages 11-14, 2-4pm. Pre-registration required. Cost is $15 (Limit 15).
  • 9... A Patriotic Salute featuring the Texas Tech Band Camp Honors Wind Ensemble directed by Sarah McKoin and the Westwinds Brass Band directed by Phil Anthony, 7:00 PM, July 9 at the Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court, Museum of Texas Tech University. Join us for an hour of your favorite patriotic music featuring a select ensemble of some of the most talented high school musicians in Texas and Lubbock's own outstanding brass band. Please enter through the West Doors. Free admission and parking.
  • 11... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. “Sweet Smell of Success” (1957, NR). Starring Burt Lancaster andTony Curtis.
  • 15-17…CSI Camp for ages 8-12, 10am-12pm. CAMP IS FULL
  • 18... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. “Thirty” (1959). Starring Jack Webb.
  • 19… Saturday@The Museum: TBA, 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.
  • 22-24…Wizards Camp for ages 8-12, 2-4pm. CAMP IS FULL
  • 22-24…Superheroes Camp for ages 7-10, 10am-12pm. CAMP IS FULL
  • 22... FREE Public Lecture You are warmly invited to a free public lecture by Ms. Samia Slimani, Head of Legal Affairs Department for the International Council of Museums (ICOM) at the ICOM Secretariat in Paris, France. Ms. Slimani will be giving a lecture on ICOM Missions and Activities, particularly in relation to cultural property. The event will this Tuesday, July 22 at 5:30pm in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium at the Museum of Texas Tech University. Please use west doors. Free parking in Museum west lot.
  • 25... Movies@TheMuseum, 2pm. “All the President’s Men” (1976, R). Starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman.
  • 29-31…Tropical Paradise Camp for ages 4-6, 10am-12pm. CAMP IS FULL

AUGUSTtop

  • 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 TBA*
    • 6:30-7:30pm... Bedtime@The Museum: TBA
    • 7:30pm... Planetarium show TBA*

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              * usual ticket prices apply.

  • 5... August planetarium shows begin
    • 2pm... TBA
    • 3:30pm... TBA
  • 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: TBA, 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.

 

 


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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