Texas Tech University

Nov 05 2019 • 10:30:AM – 12:00:PM

Come and See

EVENT DETAILS

Museum event

The Come and See programs are held in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium of the Museum of Texas Tech University.



The programs offer a look into the massive closet that is the Museum's Clothing and Textile collection. Dr. Marian Ann Montgomery, Curator of Clothing and Textiles will show and discuss the backgrounds of 20-30 objects of clothing, quilts, embroidered pieces and dolls.



Identical programs are offered on Thursday and Saturday each month so select the day that is best for you.



Programs are free, but to ensure a seat RSVP, to marian.ann.montgomery@ttu.edu or 806- 843-5146. Please park on the west side and enter through the west doors that open at 10:15.

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Exhibits & Collections

Art

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The Museum holds of more than 17,000 original works of art, features an eclectic collection of 20th and 21st-century art of the southwestern U.S. in a wide variety of media including sculptures, paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, digital arts, and ceramics.

Science

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The Museum’s collections span natural science, anthropology, and paleontology. The collections detail 12,000 years of continuous human occupation on the Southern High Plains; specimen from South Plains of Texas to Antarctica; and maintains collections to document the natural history of our planet, for long-term preservation and use.

History

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The History Collection is one of the most diversified groupings of objects anywhere in the Museum. From small political campaign buttons to a 4,800-pound pink Cadillac, the objects collection contains a broad array of objects representing the social, technological, political, governmental and economic fabric of the West Texas South.

Culture

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From the clothing and textiles used and worn by Texas families to the everyday objects found in homes on the South Plains, the collections document the life and times of the people of Texas.