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Lubbock, Texas USA 79409

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Events & Programs

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  EVENTS

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  • 10… Toddler Tuesday: Family. 10:30am. Who are your family members? Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Space limited. Register by phone 806.742.2432 or email museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 20... Movies@TheMuseum: Man of LaMancha (1972, PG), 2pm. Stars Peter O'toole & Sophia Loren. Musical version of Don Quixote based on wriings of Miguel de Cervantes. Backed by his faithful sidekick Sancho Panza, he duels windmills and defends his perfect lady Dulcinea. Movie will be shown in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.
  • 21...Saturday@TheMuseum: Antarctica, 1-4pm. Come and learn about the fascinating icy continent while you do hands on activities! All ages’ welcome.
  • 25... Antarctica Documentary: Secrets Beneath the Ice (2011, NR), 2pm. In 2002, an immense, 200 meter thick ice shelf the size of Manhattan collapsed into the ocean off the Antarctic Peninsula, shocking scientists and raing the alarming possibility that we may be heading toward an ice-free Antartica. But could this really happen? Movie will be held in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.
  • 28... 3rd Annual International Arts and Culture Symposium, 1:30-5:00pm with reception to follow. The Museum of Texas Tech University and Sowoon Arts and Heritage are pleased to present the 3rd Annual International Arts and Cultural Symposium. The Symposium's purpose is to deepen the understanding of the different cultural heritage in the world. This year's theme is coming of age. The first lecturer will discuss Hispanic /South American/Native American coming of age, the second lecturer will discuss an African/Ghanaian coming of age, the third lecturer will discuss Jewish coming of age, and the fourth lecturer and a Korean tea master will lead the performance of a Korean coming of age ceremony, assisted by five female and five male Texas Tech University students. This program will provide an opportunity for the Texas community to better understand diverse cultures and backgrounds. This event will be held in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium and Sculture Court at the Museum of Texas Tech University. Admission is free. Please use the West entrance.

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  • 4… February Planetarium Shows Start (Wed. - Sun.)
    • 11:30am... "Seasonal Stargazing" (Winter/Spring)* (Saturday Only)
    • 2:00pm... "Dawn of the Space Age"*
    • 3:30pm... "Saturn Ring World"*
  • 6… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. FREE public event.
    • 5:30pm... Seasonal Stargazing (Winter/Spring)*
    • 6:30pm... Planetarium show "Earth's Wild Ride"*
    • 6:30-7:30pm... Bedtime@The Museum: Voices of the Alamo by Sherry Garland, Illustrated by Ronald Himler. Come celebrate the Texas Revolution by making paper flowers.
    • 7:00pm...Antarctica Movie: 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.
    • 7:30pm... Planetarium show "IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System"*

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  • 7... Antarctica Documentary: Chasing Shackleton (2014, NR), 10am. Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance expedition is the ost extraordinary story of leaderhip and survival ever. Using a replica boat, and the same equipment and clothin as would have been used in 1914, explorer Tim Jarvis and his crew attemp to follow in Shackleton's wake. Movie will be shown in the Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court.
  • 10… Toddler Tuesday: Insects & Spiders. 10:30am. Learn about small living creatures who don't look like us! Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Space limited. Register by phone 806.742.2432 or email museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 17... Movies@TheMuseum: Eight Below (2006, PG), 2pm. Stars Paul Walker and Bruce Greenwood. In the Antarctic sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base due to a storm. He leaves his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left to their own fortune for six months as Jerry tries to mount a rescue mission and the dogs fight for survival. Movie will be shown in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.
  • 18... Movies@TheMuseum: White Fang (1991, PG), 2pm. Stars Ethan Hawke. Jack Conroy is a young gold hunter in Alaska. One day he saves a dogwolf from the hands of a cruel man and a friendship develops between the dog and man. Movie will be shown in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.
  • 19... Movies@TheMuseum: March of the Penguins (2005, G), 2pm. Documentary. Emperor penguins overcome daunting obstacles in order to return to their breeding frounds for mating season. This tellsthe story of one year in the life of a flock --focusing on one couple in particular -- as they trek across the Antarctic on an annual journey that invokes just about every major life experience: from birth to death, from dating to mating, from comedy to tragedy, and from love to fighting for survival. Movie will be shown in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.
  • 21...Saturday@TheMuseum: Native Americans, 1-4pm. Activities TBD. All ages’ welcome.
  • 25... Antarctica Documentary: Secrets Beneath the Ice (2011, NR), 2pm. In 2002, an immense, 200 meter thick ice shelf the size of Manhattan collapsed into the ocean off the Antarctic Peninsula, shocking scientists and raing the alarming possibility that we may be heading toward an ice-free Antartica. But could this really happen?
  • 26…Come and See Program 10:30-12. Free Selections from the Clothing and Textile Collection discussed by Curator Marian Ann Montgomery. Register by phone 806.834.5146 or email marian.ann.montgomery@ttu.edu.
  • 28…Come and See Program, 10:30-12. Free Selections from the Clothing and Textile Collection discussed by Curator Marian Ann Montgomery. Register by phone 806.834.5146 or email marian.ann.montgomery@ttu.edu.

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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

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

 

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