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Color Key to events: • Red - Special programs and events Dk. Blue - Regular MoTTU programs and events Lt. Blue - MoTTU programs and events connected to Temporary Exhibitions
Magenta - Seasonal Programs  Orange - MoTTU Spring Break and Camps
 
Green - Lubbock Lake Landmark programs and events• Gray - Event Complete


January

  • 14… "An Evening with Jazz," 5:30-8pm. Featuring the Colt Compton Quartet, local quilters to discuss the exhibition Textural Rhythms, and a taste of Cajun cuisine from Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen.
  • 16… Saturday@the Museum: A "No Sew" Quilting Bee, 1-4pm. Come-&-Go Family fun for all ages. Drop in and create a quilt square.
  • 28… Special Laser Night: "Led Zeppelin," 6pm & 7pm


February top

  • 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27… Volunteer Interpreter Training at Lubbock Lake Landmark
  • 13… Valentine’s Day Workshop, 1-4pm
  • 20… Lunar New Year: A Celebration of Asian Cultures Family Festival, 1-4pm
  • 20… S@TM: "The Art of Origami," 1-4pm
  • 25… Special Laser Night, 6pm & 7pm
  • 28… "Jazz Streams: Cultural Connections Between Music and Quilting," Gallery Talk by Hafeezah Abduljaami, 2-4pm


March top

  • 11…Art on Thursday, 6:30-8pm
  • 11 & 13… Volunteer Interpreter Training at Lubbock Lake Landmark (LLL)
  • 13… *Art on Saturday, 1-2:30pm
  • 15-18… "Journey through the Museum" Spring Break Camps, MoTTU, Your journey will take you to Space, the Land of Dinosaurs, the Prairies, and the American Southwest!
    Young Explorers (Grades 1-3) from 10am-12pm each day
    • Explorers (Grades 4-6) from 1-3pm each day
    Cost $20 each student. Class size limited. Registration Required; to register, contact 806.742-2432, or email at museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 16-18… Spring Break Fest Activities at the LLL
  • 20… S@TM: "Turning Wood into Art," 1-4pm
  • 25… Special Laser Night: "Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon,'" 6pm & 7pm


April top

  • 1… Moody Planetarium Shows: April 1-30
    "laserHYPNOTICA"
    laser show
    "Hubble Vision 2," astronomy show
  • 4… Museum & Planetarium CLOSED
  • 8… Laser Double Feature: Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" & "The Wall," 6pm & 7pm • call for reservations at 742-2443 (tickets $8.50 in advance; $10 at the door)
  • 10… Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon (reservations at 742-2432)
  • 15… ColorPrint USA 40th Anniversary: Curator's Gallery Walk & Talk with Lynwood Kreneck, 6:30-8pm, Free
  • 16… MoTTU Kid Stop @ Lubbock Arts Festival, Civic Center, 10am-7pm
  • 16… Museum Association, ArtCycle & Membership Booth, Civic Center, 10am-7pm
  • 17… MoTTU Kid Stop @ Lubbock Arts Festival, Civic Center, 10am-7pm
  • 17… Museum Association, ArtCycle & Membership Booth, Civic Center, 10am-7pm
  • 17… ColorPrint USA: Gallery Talks & Demos, 11am & 2pm, Free
  • 17… S@TM: "The Art of Printmaking,"* 1-4pm, Free Family fun
  • 18… ColorPrint USA: Celebration, 2-4pm, Free
  • 18… MoTTU Kid Stop @ Lubbock Arts Festival, Civic Center, 12-5pm
  • 18… Museum Association, ArtCycle & Membership Booth, Civic Center, 12-5pm
  • 22… Jewelry Trunk Show, Museum SHOP, 4-7pm
  • 25… The CH Foundation Gallery Talk Series: "The Mad Scramble for Art in Africa," by Kevin Chua, Museum SHOP, 2pm, Free†
  • 29… Retro Laser Night: Pink Floyd's "The Wall," 6pm & 7pm • $2 Gen Ad; $1 w/ Student ID


May top

  • 1… DINO DAY: The Case of the Missing Dinosaurs!, 1-4pm, Free
  • 2… The CH Foundation Gallery Talk Series: "Art Space: Drifting from Pre-Columbian Panama to Post-Columbian Honduras," by Dr. Peter Briggs, 2-4pm, Free
  • 6… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm
  • 7… INAUGURAL First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
  • 7… Nature Film Series: Polar Bears Film #1, 6:30-8pm, Freeª
  • 13… Nature Film Series: Polar Bears Film #2, 6:30-8pm, Freeª
  • 15… S@TM: "The Powers of Polar Bears," 1-4pm, Freeª
  • 18-20… Environmental Awareness Week at the LLL
  • 20… Nature Film Series: Polar Bears Film #3, 6:30-8pm, Freeª
  • 27… Retro Laser Night: TBA, 6pm & 7pm
  • 27… Bedtime @ the Museum, 7pm


June top

  • 1-4… Incredible Insects Young Explorers Camp, 10am-Noon. Registration form here.
  • 1-4… Recycle U. Explorers Camp, 1-3pm. Registration form here.
  • 3… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm
  • 4… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
  • 4… Nature Film Series: "Polar Bears Alcatraz" & "Growing Up Polar Bear,"ª 6:30-8pm
  • 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25… Summer Youth Programs, LLL
  • 10… Nature Film Series: "Masters of the Arctic Ice,"ª 6:30-8pm
  • 17… Nature Film Series: "Arctic Bears,"ª 6:30-8pm
  • 19… Saturday@The Museum: "Start with Art!"ª 1-4pm
  • 19… National Trails Day at the LLL
  • 22-25… smART Young Explorers Camp, 10am-Noon. Registration form here.
  • 22-25… Picture This! Digital Photography Explorers Camp, 1-3pm. Registration form here.
  • 24… Bedtime@the Museum, 7pm


July top

  • 1… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm
  • 2… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
  • 6-8… Dinosaur Detectives Explorers Camp, 1-3pm.
  • 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30… Summer Youth Programs, LLL
  • 17… Saturday@The Museum: "Body Building with Mark Sijan,"ª 1-4pm
  • 17… Archaeology in Action at the LLL
  • 21… Night Under the Stars with Telescopes, at the LLL
  • 22… Sculpting with Oliver McRae, Demonstration and reception, 6-8pm
  • 24… Colors of Astronomy Stained Glass Workshop, 1-3pm
  • 24… Hospice of Lubbock Grief Camp
  • 29… Bedtime@the Museum, 7pm

August top

  • 1… In Citizen’s Garb Storytime, 1:30-3pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark

  • 5… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm

  • 6… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
    Join the Museum staff for First Friday Art Trail each month from 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art, either...dinosaurs, history, different cultures, and science all are to be found at the Museum of TTU. First Friday Art Trail is organized by the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA), Lubbock. Free admission and parking.

  • 6… Movies@The Museum: "The 39 Steps," director Alfred Hitchcock, 6:30pm
    Movies@The Museum: The 39 Steps, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1935 (Black & White; 1 hour, 23 minutes running time). This film is based on John Buchan’s book illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, one of the artists in the Diamond M Collection at MoTTU. Show starts at 6:30pm in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, to be followed by a brief talk by Rob Weiner about the film. Free admission and parking.

  • 8… In Citizen’s Garb Storytime, 1:30-3pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark
    Storytime centers around the current exhibition at the Landmark's Nash Interpretive Center, In Citizen's Garb: Images of Native Americans on the Southern Plains, 1889-1891. This exhibition explores how dress and life changed for the Kiowa and Comanche tribes as they gradually habituated themselves to the new life forced upon them by the United States government. The 53 photographs that comprise this exhibition, modern restrikes made from original glass negatives, were taken from 1889 to 1891 by the team of William J. Lenny and William L. Sawyers. Free admission and parking. Additional information may be obtained by calling the Lubbock Lake Landmark’s office at 806.742.1116 or email lubbock.lake@ttu.edu.

  • 11… Dragonfly Walk with JERRY HATFIELD, 9:30am. Hatfield, a local dragonfly and damselfly enthusiast, will lead visitors on a guided tour along the Landmark’s trails as he records sightings of “skimmers,” “darners,” “bluets,” and “firetails.” Hatfield was recently featured on Texas Country Reporter, has written articles for the Dragonfly Society of the America’s Argia Journal, and has photos published in Dennis Paulson’s field guide, Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West (U.S.). All participants should wear closed-toed shoes, a hat or visor, and insect repellent. Binoculars are encouraged. Admission is FREE. Additional information may be obtained by calling the Lubbock Lake Landmark’s office at 806.742.1116 or email lubbock.lake@ttu.edu.

  • 15… In Citizen’s Garb Storytime, 1:30-3pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark
    (see description above)

  • 18… Dragonfly Walk with JERRY HATFIELD, 9:30am (see description above)

  • 21… Saturday@The Museum: "N.C. Wyeth –The Art of Illustration," 1-4pm. S@TMs are a monthly program series for kids and their accompanying adults that offer chances to explore various aspects of the Museum's current exhibitions and extensive collections. Free admission and parking.

  • 25… Dragonfly Walk with JERRY HATFIELD, 9:30am (see description above)

  • 26… Bedtime@the Museum, 6:30-7:30pm. Appropriate for children ages 8 and under with their accompanying adults. Kids may even wear their PJs! FREE, however, pre-registration is requested; limited to 20 participants. To register contact the Museum Education office at 806.742.2432, or email to museum.education@ttu.edu.


September top

  • 2… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm

  • 3… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
    Join the Museum staff for First Friday Art Trail each month from 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art, either...dinosaurs, history, different cultures, and science all are to be found at the Museum of TTU. First Friday Art Trail is organized by the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA), Lubbock. Free admission and parking.

  • 3… Movies@The Museum: Nosferatu (1922), 6:30pm
    (B&W with musical score, 1hr-24min) Director F.W. Munarau. An adaptation of Bram Stoker's, "Dracula" story. The most imaginative makeup, sets, staging. Really very scary and creepy but in a low key manner; much of the "fright" is left to your imagination. The main vampire makeup is so engrossing you can't help but linger over how awful the character looks! Show starts at 6:30pm in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, with a brief talk by Rob Weiner about the film. Free admission and parking.

  • 18… Saturday@The Museum: "Hello Dollies!" 1-4pm. S@TMs are a monthly program series for kids and their accompanying adults that offer chances to explore various aspects of the Museum's current exhibitions and extensive collections. Free admission and parking.

  • 23… Bedtime@the Museum: Rainbow Fish, 6:30-7:30pm. Appropriate for children ages 8 and under with their accompanying adults. Kids may even wear their PJs! FREE, however, pre-registration is requested; limited to 20 participants. To register contact the Museum Education office at 806.742.2432, or email to museum.education@ttu.edu.

  • 30… Museum and Planetarium CLOSES at 5pm

October top

  • 1… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm, Museum of TTU.
    Join the Museum staff for First Friday Art Trail each month from 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art, either...dinosaurs, history, different cultures, and science all are to be found at the Museum of TTU. First Friday Art Trail is organized by the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA), Lubbock. Free admission and parking.

  • 1… Movies@The Museum: Rembrandt (1936) a biography,ª 6-9pm, Museum of TTU.
    (B&W with sound, 84min) Director Alexander Korda. Starring Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchaster. Rembrandt was originally intended as the first of a series of biographies of great painters (no further such films appeared). It was the first film to be shot entirely at London Films' huge new studios at Denham in Buckinghamshire. Rembrandt is more biographically detailed than some of Korda's other historical films, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) or That Hamilton Woman (1941). The film plots an archetypal story of the frustrated artist, misunderstood and finally destitute. Recreates 17th century Amsterdam. Show starts at 6:30pm in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, with a brief talk by Rob Weiner about the film. Free admission and parking. In conjunction with the exhibition Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings. Free admission and parking.
  • 9… World Space Week Family Workshop, 1-3pm, Museum of TTU. Free admission and parking.

  • 10… Movies@The Museum: Rembrandt (1936) Biography,ª 2pm, Museum of TTU.
    (B&W with sound, 84min) Director Alexander Korda. Starring Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchaster. Rembrandt was originally intended as the first of a series of biographies of great painters (no further such films appeared). It was the first film to be shot entirely at London Films' huge new studios at Denham in Buckinghamshire. Rembrandt is more biographically detailed than some of Korda's other historical films, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) or That Hamilton Woman (1941). The film plots an archetypal story of the frustrated artist, misunderstood and finally destitute. Recreates 17th century Amsterdam. In conjunction with the exhibition Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings. Free admission and parking.

  • 13… National Fossil Day. Free admission and parking.

  • 13-15… Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage, Lubbock Lake Landmark (Schools) For more information on Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage school programs. Free admission and parking.
  • 15… Pottery Firing with Robert Tenorio, Santo Domingo,10am, Lubbock Lake Landmark. Robert Tenorio is one of the foremost pueblo potters. He wins ribbons regularly at Santa Fe Indian Market and other prestigious competitions. His work is among the most traditional of any potters working today. All of his pieces are hand coiled and fired outdoors with cottonwood bark. He is especially well known for creating some of the largest pieces produced by any pueblo potter. Free admission and parking.
  • 15… Moccassin Demonstration with Howard Duane Tenorio, Santo Domingo, 2-4pm, Museum of TTU. Free admission and parking.
  • 16-17… Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage, Lubbock Lake Landmark.
    Join us in commemorating 12,000 years of history and culture with demonstrations and activities on Saturday, October 16, 10am - 4 pm. Admission and parking are Free. For more information on Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage public programs, click here.

  • 16… Pottery Firing with Robert Tenorio, Santo Domingo, 10am, Lubbock Lake Landmark. Robert Tenorio is one of the foremost pueblo potters. He wins ribbons regularly at Santa Fe Indian Market and other prestigious competitions. His work is among the most traditional of any potters working today. All of his pieces are hand coiled and fired outdoors with cottonwood bark. He is especially well known for creating some of the largest pieces produced by any pueblo potter.Free admission and parking.
  • 16…Native American Storytelling with Eledrena Douma, 10:30pm & 12:30pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark. Free admission and parking.
  • 16… Saturday@The Museum: "Pueblo Pottery,"ª1-4pm, Museum of TTU. S@TMs are a monthly program series for kids and their accompanying adults that offer chances to explore various aspects of the Museum's current exhibitions and extensive collections. Free admission and parking.
  • 16… The Native American Artist Series featuring New Mexican artist Robert Tenorio, Santo Domingo,ª 2pm, Museum of TTU. Helen Devitt Jones Auditorium. Free admission and parking.
  • 16… Native American Storytelling with Eledrena Douma, 3pm, Museum of TTU. Free admission and parking.
  • 17… Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage, Lubbock Lake Landmark.
    Join us in commemorating 12,000 years of history and culture with demonstrations and activities on Sunday, October 17, 1-5 pm. Admission and parking are Free. For more information on Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage public programs.
    • 1:30pm, 3pm, & 4pm… Native American Storytelling with Eledrena Douma, Lubbock Lake Landmark. Free admission and parking.
  • 19… (Talk postponed due to illness.) The CH Foundation Gallery Talk Series: "Rosy Fingers of a Navajo Dawn," by Dr. Paul Zolbrod,† 2pm, Museum of TTU. Free admission and reception. Dr. Zolbrod is a respected author of several books and has taught continuously for 50 years at colleges and universities across the country, including at the Diné College in Crownpoint, New Mexico. Zolbrod is a scholar of Navajo culture and was one of the co-curators for a landmark exhibit in Santa Fe at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture featuring new information about Navajo textiles.

  • 20-22… Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage, Lubbock Lake Landmark (Schools) For more information on Fall Festival of Cultural Heritage school programs, click here.

  • 21… Adult Printmaking Workshop, 1-4pm, Museum of TTU. Free. Supplies included. Guided tour of the exhibition Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings. Registration required due to limited class size. Contact: 806.742.2432 or museum.education@ttu.edu. Free admission and parking.
  • 21… Bedtime@the Museum, 6:30-7:30pm, Museum of TTU. Appropriate for children ages 8 and under with their accompanying adults. Kids may even wear their PJs! FREE, however, pre-registration is requested; limited to 20 participants. To register contact the Museum Education office at 806.742.2432, or email to museum.education@ttu.edu.

  • 23… Adult Printmaking Workshop, 1-4pm, Museum of TTU. Supplies included. Guided tour of the exhibition Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings. Free, but registration required due to limited class size. Contact: 806.742.2432 or museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 24… El Dia de los Muertos Celebration, 1-4pm, Museum of TTU. Free admission and parking.

  • 28… Retro Laser Night: TBA, 6pm & 7pm, Moody Planetarium. Admission charge.

  • 28… Lecture "Texas and the Arctic: What's the Connection?" with Dr. Nancy McIntyre,ª 6:30pm, Museum of TTU, in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.Dr. McIntyre is the Curator of Ornithology at the Natural Science Research Laboratory, part of the Museum of TTU, and Associate Professor, Landscape and Community Ecology, Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University. Free admission and reception. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Arctic Wings: Miracle of Migration that showcases the work of seven distinguished wildlife photographers whose work tells the remarkable stories of the birds that nest in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. They are stories of perseverance and daring. Included among the exhibit images are stunning vistas of the diverse Arctic landscape and remarkable close-ups of many bird species. Arctic Wings celebrates the stars of this show and encourages awareness of the complex web of life that sustains them.

  • 31… Movies@The Museum: El Dia de los Muertos, 2 & 3pm, Museum of TTU, in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Free admission and parking.

November top

(Native American Heritage Month, TTU)

  • 4… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm

  • 5… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm, Museum of TTU.
    Join the Museum staff for First Friday Art Trail each month from 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art, either...dinosaurs, history, different cultures, and science all are to be found at the Museum of TTU. First Friday Art Trail is organized by the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA), Lubbock. Free admission and parking.

  • 5… Nature Film Series: Arctic Wings Film #1, 6:30-8pm (cancelled)

  • 7… Movies@The Museum: Rembrandt (1936) Biography,ª 2pm, Museum of TTUin the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Free admission.
    (B&W with sound, 84min) Director Alexander Korda. Starring Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchaster. Rembrandt was originally intended as the first of a series of biographies of great painters (no further such films appeared). It was the first film to be shot entirely at London Films' huge new studios at Denham in Buckinghamshire. Rembrandt is more biographically detailed than some of Korda's other historical films, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) or That Hamilton Woman (1941). The film plots an archetypal story of the frustrated artist, misunderstood and finally destitute. Recreates 17th century Amsterdam. In conjunction with the exhibition Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings.

  • 11… Nature Film Series: Arctic Wings Film #2, 6:30-8pm (cancelled)
  • 13… Adult Photography Workshop, 1:30-4:30pm, Museum of TTU. Ages 18+. The first half will be at the Museum, then participants will move to the Lubbock Lake Landmark to practice their new skills. Refreshments will be served. Free, but registration required due to limited class size. Contact: 806.742.2432 or museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 13… "Come, Sit, Stay!' For Doggone Fun. 10am-5pm, Museum of TTU. Humane Society of West Texas and hands-on activities. Come and go. Free admission & parking.
  • 14… Baroque Music Concert by TTU School of Music students, 2:30pm, Museum of TTU. Reception to follow.  In conjunction with the Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings exhibition.

  • 18… Lecture "Rembrandt and His Etchings" with Michael Cassin from the Clark Institute, Williamstown, MA, 6:30pm, Museum of TTU, in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Free admission and reception. In conjunction with the exhibition Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings.
  • 19… "A Toast to Rembrandt" An Evening with Michael Cassin and the Rembrandt etchings. Free public lecture at 6:30pm followed by a private, ticketed reception. Contact the Museum Association for details and tickets at 806.742.2443.

  • 20… Saturday@The Museum: "Birds and the Miracle of Migrations," 1-4pm, Museum of TTU. S@TMs are a monthly program series for kids and their accompanying adults that offer chances to explore various aspects of the Museum's current exhibitions and extensive collections. Free admission and parking.

  • Museum of TTU… Closed Nov 25 & 26.

  • Lubbock Lake Landmark… Closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, Nov 25 through Sunday, Nov 28. Re-opens Tuesday, Nov 30.


December top

  • 2… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm

  • 3… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm, Museum of TTU.
    Join the Museum staff for First Friday Art Trail each month from 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art, either...dinosaurs, history, different cultures, and science all are to be found at the Museum of TTU. First Friday Art Trail is organized by the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA), Lubbock. Free admission and parking.
    • 3… Movies@The Museum, “Scrooge,” (1935), 6:30pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Seymour Hicks plays the title role in the first sound version of the Dickens classic about the miser who's visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. This British import is notable for being the only adaptation of this story with an invisible Marley's Ghost and its Expressionistic cinematography. Directed by Henry Edwards at Twickenham Studios. Introduction by TTU Librarian Rob Weiner. (78 minutes)
    • 3… RetroLaser Shows: Pink Floyd’s “The Wall," 6 & 7pm, Moody Planetarium. Tickets go on sale 30 min before show-times; first-come basis. Note: Special laser shows may be loud and may contain lyrics or visuals that may not be appropriate for all ages. $1…Students (ID) & folks over 60; $2…General Admission; kids 5 & under…Free.

  • 9… Artist's Talk and Book Signing with Mary Ludington, 6:30pm, Museum of TTU. In conjuction with the exhibition The Nature of Dogs: Photographs by Mary Ludington. Free admission and reception.
  • 11… CHRISTMAS@The Museum, 2-6pm, Museum of TTU
    The afternoon includes activities and events in celebration of the season. 'Twas The Night Before Christmas Puppet Theater (2:30, 3:30, 5pm); Hands-on crafts 2-6pm; Holiday Reading Corner 2-6pm; photos, cookies & cocoa with Santa 2-6pm.

  • 16… Bedtime@the Museum, 6:30-7:30pm, Museum of TTU.

  • MUSEUM HOLIDAY HOURS
    OPEN Dec. 19-23…10am–5pm
    CLOSED Dec. 24–27
    OPEN Dec. 28–Dec. 30…10am–5pm
    CLOSED Dec. 31–Jan. 3
  • 24-Jan 3…Lubbock Lake Landmark…Closed

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* Event/Programs sponsored by the Helen Jones Foundation & The CH Foundation Inc.
ª Event/Programs sponsored by the Helen Jones Foundation

† Event/Program sponsored by The CH Foundation Inc.

- Saturday@The Museum Activities for children and their families in conjunction with current temporary exhibitions at the MoTTU.

- Bedtime@The Museum - Storytimes appropriate for children ages 8 and under with their accompanying adults. Kids may even wear their PJs! FREE, however, pre-registration is requested; limited to 20 participants. To register contact the Museum Education office at 806.742.2432, or email to museum.education@ttu.edu.

Retro Laser Night - last Thursday of selected months @ 6pm & 7pm. Shows feature a popular music performance combined with a laser presentation. Regular planetarium shows are not shown during these special laser performances.
NOTE: Laser shows may be loud and may contain lyrics or visuals that may not be appropriate for all ages. For more information, contact the MoTTU Education Division at 806.742.2432 or by email at museum.education@ttu.edu • Tickets go on sale 30 min before showtime; first-come, first-served basis • Must be present to purchase tickets • No late seating • No re-admittance once shows are in progress

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Color Key to events: Dk. Blue - Regular MoTTU programs and events
Lt. Blue - MoTTU programs and events connected to Temporary Exhibitions Magenta - Seasonal Programs  Orange - MoTTU Spring Break and Camps Green - Lubbock Lake Landmark programs and events • Gray - Event Complete

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