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Magenta - Seasonal Programs  Orange - MoTTU Spring Break and Camps
 
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January 2011

  • 6… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm
  • 7… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. Free public event
    • Movies@The Museum: The Lady Vanishes (1938), 6:30pm. Free. Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes is widely considered his greatest masterwork from his “British Years.” It holds up well alongside works like North by Northwest, Rebecca, Strangers on a Train, and Vertigo. The film has all the Hitchcock touches where things are not always what they seem to be. Dame May Whitty is always interesting to watch. Come and experience on the big screen one of Hitchcock’s greatest films. The Lady Vanishes has many of Hitchcockian characters and plots that audiences eventually came to expect of his films.
    • Laser Show: “laserU2,” 6 & 7pm. $1-Students; $2-General Admission
    • Model Railroad Demonstrations by the Lubbock Model Railroading
              Association. Continues through Sun., Jan 9.
  • 11… Toddler Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am, ages 2-5 with accompanying adults.
    Registration required.* Space limited; $1/child.
  • 15… Saturday@The Museum: “All Aboard!” 1-4pm. Free public event in conjunction with the exhibition A Century of Progress: The History of the American Railroad Industry.
  • 20… Bedtime@The Museum: "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie," 6:30-7:30pm.  For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
  • 22… Doll Tea Party, 1-3pm, ages 6 & up. “Tea for Two” for you and your doll. Paint a mini cup and saucer provided by The Mud Room. Registration required.* Space limited; $10 (covers food for 1 child & adult, plus supplies).
  • 22… The Pleistocene: An Ancient Ecosystem, 10am-4pm. Explore the Landmark as it was 10,000-12,000 years ago, focusing on amazing animal life. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. Free.
  • 23… "Discover…The Pleistocene," talk by Dr. Eileen Johnson at the Lubbock Lake Landmark Auditorium, 2-4pm. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.


February top

  • 3… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm
  • 4…First Friday Art Trail at the Museum, 6-9pm. Free public event.
    • Moody Planetarium presents Pink Floyd's "The Wall," at 6pm and 7pm.
    • The Museum Shop: Two guest artists are featured: Ceramicist Janis Hubble with hand-created terra cotta and copper pieces, including burrito crosses, and photographer Rick Vanderpool, with Texas art posters and jigsaw puzzles.
  • 8…Toddler Tuesdays,10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Registration required.* Space limited; $1/child.
  • 16…Intaglio Printmaking Workshop for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Members Only, 1-4pm. Registration through OLLI.
  • 17…Bedtime at the Museum: "Oliver," 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
  • 17… Studio 360: Beginning Drawing for Adults, 1-4pm. For ages 18 & up. Art classes held the 3rd Thursday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 19…Saturday at the Museum: Kick StART the Artist Within, 1-4pm. Free public event in conjunction with the exhibition Check Up II: New Additions to the MoTTU Art Collection, 2005-1010.
  • 19… "First Peoples," 10am-4pm. Learn about the Southern Plains' earliest residents and their hunter/gatherer lifestyle. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 23… "Discover…Paleoindian Territories and Landscapes," presentation by Dr. Stance Hurst, Field Manager of the Lubbock Lake Landmark, 2-4pm. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 26… Art on Saturday: Linoleum Printing for Youth, 1-4pm. For ages 12 to 18. Youth art classes held the 4th Saturday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 28…Astronomy Labs for TTU Physics classes. Planetarium closed.


March top

  • 1-3…Astronomy Labs for TTU Physics classes. Planetarium closed.
  • 3… Museum and Planetarium CLOSE at 5pm
  • 4…First Friday Art Trail at the Museum, 6-9pm. Free public event.
    • Moody Planetarium presents "laser MICHAEL JACKSON," 5:30, 6:30, 7:30pm
  • 5… Book Fair at Barnes & Noble, 11am - Storytime; 1:30-3.30pm - K'Nex Invention Table, where all ages are invited to help create and build a one-of-a-kind K'Nex Invention!
  • 8…Toddler Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Registration required.* Space limited; $1/child.
  • 10…"Bones of Contention: Forensic Anthropology and Human Rights" by Dr. Clyde Snow, 6:30pm, Helen Jones Auditorium. As part of its Trauma Series, the TTU Anthropology Dept. presents Dr. Snow who works on genocide issues, mass grave exhumation, and has been involved with the Mengele investigation. Dr. Snow is perhaps the most famous forensic anthropologist in the world today. For more about Dr. Snow, click http://bit.ly/ftdmmd. Free admission and parking.
  • 12…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free
  • 15-18…Spring Break Camp: Invention Dimension, 1-4pm. Grades 6-8. This camp is held in conjunction with the exhibition The Curious World of Patent Models. This camp is free but students must be nominated to attend; use the the linked form to nominate your student.
  • 15-18… Spring Break Camp: Discovering Dinosaurs, 10am-12pm. Grades K-1. Join us as we journey back to the Mesozoic Era when dinosaurs ruled the land and pterosaurs soared the skies. We will learn new dinosaur names, what they ate, and if T. rex was truly as terrible as they say. *Cost is $20/student. Class size is limited; registration is required. Last day to sign up is March 11 at 5pm.
  • 15-18… Spring Break Camp: Fossils Through Time, 1-3pm. Grades 4-5.Programs for kids in 4th & 5th grades. Come explore the exciting world of paleontology as we journey through the geologic time scale.  We will learn how and where to find fossils, examine real specimens from a variety of prehistoric creatures, and understand what it takes to become a paleontologist.
    *Cost is $20/student. Class size is limited; registration is required. Last day to sign up is March 11 at 5pm.
  • Spring Break Planetarium Schedule: Four shows daily, March 15-18.
    • 10:30am… "Orion"
    • 11:00am… laserPOP
    • 2:00pm… laserPOP
    • 3:30pm… "The Great Space Chase
  • 15-17… Spring Break Fest at the Lubbock Lake Landmark
  • 17…Bedtime at the Museum: How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?, 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
  • 19…Saturday at the Museum: Creation Station, 1-4pm. Free public, come & go event for all ages in conjunction with the exhibition The Curious World of Patent Models..
  • 19… "Our Natural Environment," 10am-4pm. Develop a new awareness of life outside your window and the natural environment of the Plains. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 19… Night Hike. Join guides at dusk for an opportunity to explore the Landmark after dark! Free public event. Dress and wear appropriate shoes for outdoors.
  • 20… "Discover…Our Environmental Issues: Who says nothing grows here?" 2-4pm. Explore organic and heirloom gardening as well as landscaping with native plants. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 24… Studio 360, 1-4pm. For ages 18 & up. Art classes held the 3rd Thursday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 26… Invention Convention, 1-4pm. Free public event in conjunction with The Curious World of Patent Models exhibition. A hands-on treat for all ages. Create and construct a variety of contraptions using your imagination to become an inventor!
  • 26… Art on Saturday, 1-4pm. For ages 12 to 18. Youth art classes held the 4th Saturday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 26… Open book discussion on Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz (1992), 12-1pm, Kline Room, MoTTU. For more information contact Dr. Lynne Caldwell, TTU Dept. of History, l.fallwell@ttu.edu. Books will be available for purchase in the Museum Shop.
  • 26… Panel discussion on Women's and Children's Issues, 2-3pm, Kline Room, MoTTU. Discussants are Jennie Hill (Director of CASA), Dr. Kasi Howard (Staff Psychologist, TTU Student Counseling Center), and Tony Thorton (Planned Parenthood).
  • 27…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free.  NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 30…Presidential Lecture & Performance Series presents Author Celia Sandys, Winston Churchill's granddaughter, 7pm, Helen Jones Auditorium. Lecture, book signing and reception afterwards.
  • 31… Museum and Planetarium close at 5pm, due to First Friday Art Trail extended hours.

* Registration: 806.742.2432 or museum.education@ttu.edu


April top

  • 1… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
    • Moody Planetarium presents "laserQUEEN," 5:30, 6:30, 7:30pm
    • Movies@The Museum: The Lost World (1925), 6:30pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Free admission.
    2…The CH Foundation Gallery Talk Series: "Rosy Fingers of a Navajo Dawn," by Dr. Paul Zolbrod,† 2pm, Museum of TTU. 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. Book signing and reception follows the lecture. Free parking and admission.
  • 9…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free.  NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 12…Toddler Tuesdays: Insects, 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Registration required.* Space limited; $1/child.
  • 16…Saturday@The Museum: Beautiful Butterflies, 1-4pm. Participants will create a one-of-a-kind simulated stained glass butterfly. Free public, come & go event in conjunction with an exhibition, gallery, or Museum collection..
  • 16… “Creepy Crawlers: The Good, Bad, and Ugly,” 10am-4pm. Focus on insects, snakes and spiders—creepy! The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 16… "Birthing Better Babies: The Role of German Midwives in Nazi Racial Policy," lecture by Dr. Lynne Caldwell, TTU Dept. of History, 2pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. In conjunction with the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. Free admission.
  • 16… The Landmark After Dark: Night Hike. Join guides at dusk and explore the Landmark after dark! Free public event. Dress and wear appropriate shoes for outdoors.
  • 17… Discover…Creepy Crawlers, 2-4pm. Entomology and Herpetology for teens and adults. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 21… Studio 360, 1-4pm. For ages 18 & up. Art classes held the 3rd Thursday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 21…Bedtime@The Museum: The Curious Garden, 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
  • 23… Art on Saturday, 1-4pm. For ages 12 to 18. Youth art classes held the 4th Saturday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 28… Panel Presentation by Speakers from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, 6:30pm. In conjunction with the exhibition, Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. Free admission.
    • Marc Masurovsky - “Landscapes of Experience: The January 1945 Evacuations of the Auschwitz Camp Complex”
    • Martin Dean - “Separate Jewish Residential Districts - Documenting the Universe of Nazi Ghettos”
  • 29… Museum of TTU Association Event: Lecture by Dr. Dieter Kuntz, Program Officer, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, 6:30pm. In conjunction with the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. A ticketed event; $25. Call the Association office at 806.742.2443 for more information and to purchase tickets. Dr. Kuntz’s lecture is sponsored by the Museum of TTU Association and the Campus Outreach Lecture Program of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, supported by the generosity of Alan Solomon, MD.


May top

  • 4… Storytime at Barnes & Noble: Curious George and the Dinosaur, 11am. Barnes & Noble, South Plains Mall. Are you crazy about dinosaurs? Join the Museum of TTU education staff as they read the story, and then make your own marvelous dinosaur mask! FREE family event. ALL ages welcome!
  • 5… Museum and Planetarium close at 5pm, due to First Friday Art Trail extended hours.
  • 6… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm.
    • Featured exhibits:
      • Hands-On Africa by All Saints Episcopal School in Gallery 101
      • Discover It! Case…"Pseudoscorpion from Yosemite" in Gallery 5
      • Up from the Basement… State of the Art: Cutting Edge Controversy and Competition in the Search for Technology's Finest, in Gallery 6.
    • Movies@The Museum presents Secret Agent (1936), 6:30pm, Helen Jones Auditorium (83 minutes; B&W). Introduction by TTU Librarian Rob Weiner. This is an Alfred Hitchcock thriller. After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences. Admission is free.
    • Moody Planetarium presents "laser Led Zeppelin," shows for First Friday at 5:30, 6:30, & 7:30pm. 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; Free…kids 5 and under.
  • 7… Dino Day, 1-4pm. Free family event! Enter for your chance to win 1 of 50 FREE paleontology field kits!  Raptors from the South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be on hand for live demonstrations. Free public event.
  • 10…Toddler Tuesdays: "Flowers," 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. In the spirit of Spring, we will be talking all about flowers for the month of May! Registration required.* Space limited; $1/child.
  • May 12… "The Genocide of the Roma in the Holocaust," lecture by Ian Hancock, 6:30pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, .  Ian Hancock is Director of The Romani Archives and Documentation Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and is a state commissioner on the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. In 1998 he was appointed by President Clinton to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, and between 1986-2002 was representative to the United Nations Economic and social Council for Roma.  He is a member of the Vienna based International Romani Parliament, and has received awards for his work, including the prestigious Rafto Human Rights Prize from Norway, the Gamaliel Chair in Peace and Justice from the University of Wisconsin, and two honorary doctorates from European universities. He has a Roma social center named after him in Zagreb, and West Chester University in Pennsylvania has established the Ian Hancock Scholarship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies.  Widely published, his two most recent books are We Are the Romani People and Danger! Educated Gypsy. In conjunction with the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. Free admission.
  • 14… Picture This! Digital Photography Workshop, 10am-4pm (Sat). Youths entering grades 4 or 5. Join us as we celebrate National Photography Month!  Discover your inner photography skills in this innovative day-long workshop.  Learn all about vantage points, photograph composition, and mat your own images! $10/child, must bring to the workshop: a digital camera, and a sack lunch that does not require microwaving or refrigeration. Registration required.*
  • 14… Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free.  NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 17-19… Environmental Awareness Week, Lubbock Lake Landmark
  • 19… Studio 360, 1-4pm. For ages 18 & up. Art classes held the 3rd Thursday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 19…Bedtime@The Museum: The Armadillo from Amarillo, 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
  • 21…Saturday@The Museum: Museums and Memory, 1-4pm. In conjunction with International Museum Day 2011. Free public, come & go event. Want to Tweet about IMD?
    • "Digging Up Lost Ancestors--Learning How to Trace Your Family History," 2pm, Assembly Room 2. Presentation by Carolyn Sowell, a member of the South Plains Genealogical Society. It is free and open to all persons interested in genealogical and historical research.
  • 22…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free.  NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 28… Art on Saturday, 1-4pm. For ages 12 to 18. Youth art classes held the 4th Saturday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 28… “Winged Residents,” 10am-4pm. Skimmers, tree-dwellers, nesting birds, bats, and predators - explore what lives above our heads! The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 29… Discover...Our Winged Residents, 2-4pm. An introduction to dragonflies and damselflies for teens and adults. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 31-June 3… (FULL) Junior Einsteins Camp,10am-12pm (Tue-Fri). For ages 4-5.Your junior scientist will craft cool concoctions and perform exciting experiments as a Junior Einstein. Join us to learn about all different types of science--paleontology, astronomy, biology, and chemistry! We will build and launch rockets, excavate fossils, and discover what Oobleck is! Cost $20/child. Registration required.**
  • 31-June 3… Biology of My Backyard: Explorers Camp, 1–3pm (Tue–Fri). For children who have completed grades 1 or 2. Are you curious about all the critters climbing around in your backyard?  Learn all about the bugs, birds, and bison you see roaming around West Texas!  We will work together to identify some familiar, and some not-so-familiar, creatures that thrive on the Plains! Cost $20 per child. Maximum of 20 participants. Registration required.**


June top

  • 2… Museum and Planetarium close at 5pm, due to First Friday Art Trail extended hours.
  • 3… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
    • 3…“My Dear Kitty,” a one-act musical, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, 6:30pm. From the book by Alice Adams and Lubbock attorney Charles Moster, with music and lyrics by Moster. Tells the tragic Anne Frank story. Moster directing. In conjunction with the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. Free admission.
  • 4…“My Dear Kitty,” a one-act musical, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, 2pm. From the book by Alice Adams and Lubbock attorney Charles Moster, with music and lyrics by Moster. Tells the tragic Anne Frank story. Moster directing. In conjunction with the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. Free admission.
  • 5…“My Dear Kitty,” a one-act musical, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, 2pm. From the book by Alice Adams and Lubbock attorney Charles Moster, with music and lyrics by Moster. Tells the tragic Anne Frank story. Moster directing. In conjunction with the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. Free admission.
  • 7… Planetarium begins summer schedule, Tuesday-Sunday.
  • 7-9… Dinosaur Detectives: Explorers Camp, 1-3pm (Tue-Thu). For youths who have completed grades 4 or 5. Crazy about dinosaurs?  Become a junior paleontologist by discovering dinosaurs in a whole new way! Campers will learn how to recognize similarities and difference between dinosaur species and venture on a life-like fossil excavation!  Dig in and learn all about the tools of the trade. Cost $15 per child. Registration required. **
  • 11…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free. NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 14…Toddler Tuesdays: Fly Your Flag, 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Registration required.* Space limited; $1/child. Children will participate in a a story time followed by a related art or science activity. For June, we are celebrating Flag Day!
  • 15-16… CSI: Lubbock Youth Workshop, 10am-4pm (Wed-Thu). For youths who have recently completed grades 6, 7, or 8. Do you love mysteries?  Then this is the camp for you!  Learn what evidence to look for and how to identify victims.  You will then have to work together to investigate and solve a crime! Cost $30/child; lunch provided each day. Registration required.**
  • 16…Bedtime@The Museum: Out of the Ballpark, 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
  • 18…Saturday@The Museum: Be a Fashion Designer, 1-4pm. Free public, come & go event in conjunction with the Wedding Dress exhibition.
  • 18…Gallery Talk by Ethnology & Textiles Division Staff, 2:30pm, for the Wedding Attire exhibition.
  • 18… “Natives: Plants and Wildflowers,” 10am-4pm. Edible and medicinal plants of the prairie. Create a nature journal. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 18… Night Hike. Join guides at dusk and explore the Landmark after dark! Free public event. Dress and wear appropriate shoes for outdoors.
  • 19… Discover...Medicinal and Edible Plants, 2-4pm. The historical role of edible and medicinal plants on the Plains. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • Summer Youth Classes: All classes are taught Tuesdays through Fridays.
  • 14-17… AM Adventures & Amazing Afternoons. AM Adventures are designed for 6-7 year-olds and meet Tuesdays through Fridays. Amazing Afternoons are designed for 8-10 year-olds, Tuesdays through Fridays. Times "To Be Announced."
  • 21-23…Bizarre Prehistoric Beasts Explorers Camp, 1-3pm (Tue-Thu). For youths who have completed grades 4 or 5. Join us as we explore the ancient world beyond the realm of the dinosaurs. We will examine creepy creatures like giant millipedes, shark-eating sea monsters, massive scorpions, and big-bad pigs that once dominated prehistoric Earth! Cost $20/child. Registration required.**
  • 21-14… AM Adventures & Amazing Afternoons. AM Adventures are designed for 6-7 year-olds and meet Tuesdays through Fridays. Amazing Afternoons are designed for 8-10 year-olds, Tuesdays through Fridays. Times "To Be Announced."
  • 23… "The Legacy of American Eugenics: Buck v. Bell in the Supreme Court." Lecture by Paul A. Lombardo, 6:30pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Paul A. Lombardo is a Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. He has published extensively on topics in health law, bioethics, and medico-legal history, particularly the history of eugenics. Professor Lombardo is currently serving as a senior advisor to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, in Washington, DC. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race. Free admission.
  • June 25…“We Are The Ship: A Personal Perspective about the Painted Men of Black Baseball.” Lecture by Larry Lester, 2 pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.  Larry Lester is one of the founders of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) in Kansas City, MO.  He is a dedicated advocate for worthy Negro League players and raises funds to purchase headstones to be placed on unmarked graves of athletes. Lester developed the traveling Negro League exhibition that has been showcased each year at Major League Baseball’s FanFest during All-Star Week since 1993.  Lester was under contract with the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum in Cooperstown, NY, to do a comprehensive study of African American baseball from the Civil War up through the mid-50s, appropriately called “Out of the Shadows.”  This lecture is in conjunction with the We Are The Ship exhibition.
  • 26…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free. NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 31… Museum and Planetarium close at 5pm, due to First Friday Art Trail extended hours on July 1.



July top

  • 1… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm
  • 2…Take Me Out To The Museum, 11am-4pm. Free event in conjunction with the exhibition We Are The Ship. Join us for a day filled with hands-on activities and games. Hands-on activities include: Pennant Making Station, Design Your Own Baseball Cap, Create Your Own Award Winning Medal. Hitter’s Row will be at the Museum from 1-3pm to show kids the proper hitting stance and how to throw a baseball. Food will be available for purchase from Steak Express.
  • 2…Black College Baseball Panel Discussion with Guests from the College Baseball Hall of Fame, 2:30pm. Inaugural inductees from Black College Legends and Pioneers Committee from the College Baseball Hall of Fame. Moderated by Dr. John Winters. Free event in conjunction with the exhibition We Are The Ship.
  • 4… Landmark CLOSED. Happy Independence Day!
  • 4… Museum CLOSED. Happy Independence Day!
  • 9…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free.  NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 12…Toddler Tuesdays: "Water," 10:30-11:30am. Ages 2-5 with accompanying adults. Registration required.* Space limited; $1/child. Children will participate in a a story time followed by a related art or science activity. It’s always hot and dry in July, so we are cooling off with some water play!
  • 12-15… AM Adventures and Amazing Afternoons. AM Adventures are designed for 6-7 year-olds and meet Tuesdays through Fridays. Amazing Afternoons are designed for 8-10 year-olds, Tuesdays through Fridays. Times "To Be Announced."
  • 16…Gallery Talk by Ethnology & Textiles Division Staff, 2:30pm, for the Wedding Attire exhibition.
  • 16…Saturday@The Museum: “We All Scream for Ice Cream!” 1-4pm. Free public, come & go event for all ages. Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day (July 17)! It’s always hot in July, so stop by the Museum to cool off with a tasty ice cream treat!
  • 18-22… Summer Camps. Registration required. To register online, click here,  or call the National Ranching Heritage Center at 806.742.0497.
    • Classes for K-2:
      1:15am – 2:45pm

      • Exploring Earth’s Ecosystems
      • Budding Botanists
      • Amazing Stargazing

      3:15 – 4:45pm
      • Earth Alert–Natural Disasters
      • Pequeno Picassos
      • Creatures of the Night

    • Classes for grades 3rd–5th:
      1:15 – 2:45pm

       Let’s Go A-Viking
      • Worldly Builders
      • Cloudy With a Chance of…???

      3:15 – 4:45pm
      • Diggin’ Up Dinos
      • Abstraction Action
      • Fashion Studio
  • 19-22… AM Adventures and Amazing Afternoons. AM Adventures are designed for 6-7 year-olds and meet Tuesdays through Fridays. Amazing Afternoons are designed for 8-10 year-olds, Tuesdays through Fridays. Times "To Be Announced."
  • 21…Interfaith Panel Response, 6:30-8pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Panel presentation moderated by Thomas F. McGovern, EdD, Director, Center for Healthcare Ethics/Humanities/Spirituality Program Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Panelists include: Rev. Ted Dotts, Lynne Caldwell, Ph.D., and Anne Epstein, MD. FREE event.
  • 21…Bedtime@The Museum, 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
  • 26-29… Elevens and Twelves are designed for 11-12 year-olds and meet Tuesdays through Fridays, times "To Be Announced."
  • 16… “Archaeology in Action,” 10am-4pm. Here's your chance to see "archaeology in action" as you interact with the excavators and the lab crew. View what is being unearthed and learn how environmental and cultural clues fit into the picture of the time period under investigation. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 16… Night Hike. Join guides at dusk and explore the Landmark after dark! Free public event. Dress and wear appropriate shoes for outdoors.
  • 17… Discover...Archaeology, 2-4pm. Look at the public's perception of archaeology and the myth versus the reality. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.
  • 24…Guided Public Tour of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, 2pm. Participants should meet near the entry to the gallery; inquire at the lobby desk. Free.  NOTE: Groups should call and schedule tours at 806.742.2456.
  • 28…“Married in the Kitchen: A Brief History of Wedding Gowns,” lecture by Cynthia Amneus, 6:30pm. Cynthia is the Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles, Cincinnati Art Museum. Amneus has curated numerous and diverse exhibitions and published both exhibition-related catalogs and various articles. Her exhibitions include A Separate Sphere: Dressmakers in Cincinnati’s Golden Age, 1877-1922 (2003) for which the accompanying catalog – published by TTU Press - won the 2004 Victorian Society of American Publication Award. Other exhibitions include Designed to Dazzle: Cincinnati Collects Tiffany Jewelry (2007), and Wedded Perfection: Two Centuries of Wedding Gowns (2010) – an exhibition that had record attendance at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition They Weren't Always White—Wedding Attire from the Museum's Collection.

*   General registrations: 806.7422432 or museum.education@ttu.edu.
** Summer Camp registrations, click here.


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  • 4… Museum and Planetarium close at 5pm, due to First Friday Art Trail extended hours on August 5.
  • 5… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art... 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.
    • Guided Public Tours of the exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race at 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, and 8pm. FREE. Meet near entrance to the gallery. Large groups – please call ahead to the Education Division at 806.742.2432.
    • Moody Planetarium: “laserPINK FLOYD's ‘Dark Side of the Moon,’” shows for First Friday at 5:30, 6:30, & 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale 30 min before show times on a 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; Free…kids 5 and under.
  • 9…Toddler Tuesday: "Healthy Bodies," 10:30-11:30am. Children ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Registration required. Contact the Education Division:  806.742.2432; museum.education@ttu.edu. Cost $1 per child. Space is limited.
  • 18…Bedtime at the Museum: "How Do Dinosaurs Go To School?," 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served. Free admission and parking.
  • 20… “Another Climate Change,” 10am-4pm. Discover how people, plants and animals survived and adapted to climate change 4,000 - 6,000 years ago. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free admission and parking.
  • 20… Landmark After Dark Night Hike. Join guides at dusk and explore the Landmark after dark! Free public event. Dress and wear appropriate shoes for outdoors. Free admission and parking.
  • 20…Saturday@The Museum, 1-4pm. Are you upset you missed one of our previous S@TM programs? Join us for a chance to make the cool activities you missed out on!  We’ll paint wooden pots, create a memory box, and even design your own mask! Free admission and parking.
  • 20…Gallery Talk by Ethnology & Textiles Division Staff, 2:30pm, for the exhibition They Weren't Always White—Wedding Attire from the Museum's Collection. Free admission and parking.
  • 21… Discover...The Middle Archaic "Kitchen,” 2-4pm. Food, diets, cooking methods and the fire hearth of 4,000-6,000 years ago. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free admission and parking.


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  • Beginning September 1, the Museum and Moody Planetarium will no longer be open on Thursday evenings.
  • 2… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art... 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.
    • Moody Planetarium: “laser Queen,” shows at 5:30, 6:30, & 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale 30 min before show times on a 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; Free…kids 5 and under.
    • Bedtime@The Museum: "Astronaut Handbook," 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served. Free admission and parking.
    • Movies@The Museum: “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” (1952), 6:30pm, in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. The story centers on writer Harry Street (Gregory Peck) who is taking a safari in Africa. He develops a dangerous infection from a thorn prick and lies awaiting his slow death in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro. This causes him to look inside himself—at his memories of the past years. Directed by Henry King and starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, and Ava Gardner. Introduction by Rob Weiner, TTU Librarian. (117 min; color)
  • 10…“The Land Remembers Us: New Mexico Pastores in Texas,” by Dr. Frances Levine, director of the New Mexico History Museum, 10am-4pm. Learn of the historic Hispanic shepherding traditions on the Southern Plains. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days feature hands-on activities for all ages. This presentation is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free admission and parking. Lubbock Lake Landmark
  • 10… Landmark After Dark Night Hike, 8:30pm. Join guides at dusk and explore the Landmark after dark and do some stargazing too! Free public event. Dress and wear appropriate shoes for outdoors. Free admission and parking. Lubbock Lake Landmark
  • 11…“The Land Remembers Us: New Mexico Pastores in Texas,” by Dr. Frances Levine, director of the New Mexico History Museum, 1:30-3:30pm. Before the coming of cattle, Pastores and Ciboleros from New Mexico came to the Llano Estacado, bringing their tradition and art of shepherding. The Let’s Discover Series is presentations, demonstrations, and workshops for teens and adults, and part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free admission and parking. Lubbock Lake Landmark
  • 13…Toddler Tuesday: Animal Adventures, 10:30-11:30am. Children ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Registration required.* Contact the Education Division: 806.742.2432; museum.education@ttu.edu. Cost $1 per child. Space is limited.
  • 15… Studio 360, 1-4pm. For ages 18 & up. Art classes held the 3rd Thursday of the month, led by Sarah Collins. No previous trainging needed.
  • 17…Saturday@The Museum: "Dragonflies," with Dr. Jerry Hatfield, 1-4pm. A hands-on activity follows the presentation. Public, come & go event. Free admission and parking.
  • 17…Gallery Talk by Ethnology & Textiles Division Staff, 2:30pm, for the exhibition They Weren't Always White—Wedding Attire from the Museum's Collection. Free admission and parking.
  • 24… Art on Saturday, 1-4pm. For ages 12 to 18. Youth art classes held the 4th Saturday of the month, led by Sarah Collins. No previous trainging needed.

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The Museum and Moody Planetarium will no longer be open on Thursday evenings.

  • 5-9…World Space Week. Free public planetarium shows.
  • 7… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art... 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.
    • Bedtime@The Museum: "Clifford's Scary Halloween," 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
    • Movies@The Museum, 6:30pm, in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium.
    • Stargazing  with the South Plains Astronomy Club during First Friday. Viewing on the Museum grounds. Dress appropriately. Free.
    • Moody Planetarium presents "laserPINK FLOYD's 'The Wall,'" 5:30, 6:30, & 7:30pm.
  • 8…Native American Day, 1-4pm. We will celebrate Native Texas Cultures with this event that includes hands-on activities such as leatherworking, weaving, basketry and pottery.
  • 9…Watercolor Society lecture and demonstrations, 2-4pm. Free admission and parking.
  • 11Toddler Tuesday: Colorful Creations, 10:30-11:30am. Children ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Registration required.* Contact the Education Division: 806.742.2432; museum.education@ttu.edu. Cost $1 per child. Space is limited.
  • 11-14… Fall Fest 2011 (Schools) For more information on Fall Fest school programs, call 806.742.1116.
  • 15…Saturday@The Museum: Fossils, 1-4pm. (National Fossil Day is Oct. 13.) Free public, come & go event in conjunction with an exhibition, gallery, or Museum collection.
  • 15…Gallery Talk by Ethnology & Textiles Division Staff, 2:30pm, for the exhibition They Weren't Always White—Wedding Attire from the Museum's Collection.
  • 15 & 16… Fall Fest: Celebrating Cultural Heritage. Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday, 1-4pm. The history of the Southern Plains is a mosaic. Join us as we highlight the history of the Buffalo Soldiers, and Native American and Hispanic traditions with storytelling and demonstrations.
  • 15… Landmark After Dark Night Hike, 7pm. Join guides at dusk and explore the Landmark after dark! Free public event. Dress and wear appropriate shoes for outdoors.
  • 20… Studio 360, 1-4pm. For ages 18 & up. Art classes held the 3rd Thursday of the month, led by Sarah Collins. Limit 15 participants; pre-registration requested.
  • 22… Art on Saturday, 1-4pm. For ages 12 to 18. Youth art classes held the 4th Saturday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 24-27…Astronomy Physics Labs – No public Moody Planetarium shows.
  • 28… Portrait Painting Workshop for Adults, 1-4pm. Free; supplies provided. Designed for beginners. Includes guided tour of Looking Ahead: Portraits from the Mott-Warsh Collection exhibition. Class size limited; must be 18 or older. Reserve your space at 806.742.2432 or email to museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 29… Portrait Painting Workshop for Adults, 1-4pm. Free; supplies provided. Designed for beginners. Includes guided tour of Looking Ahead: Portraits from the Mott-Warsh Collection exhibition. Class size limited; must be 18 or older. Reserve your space at 806.742.2432 or email to museum.education@ttu.edu.
  • 29… Volunteer Training, 2pm. For volunteers to help with the Marionette Workshop on Sunday, Oct. 30.
  • 30…El Dia de los Muertos Workshop, 2-4pm. All supplies will be provided, and all events and the performance are FREE. Program underwritten by the Helen Jones Foundation. Activities include:
    • 1:30pm — Enjoy a performance by Dallas marionette artist and actor, Kent Williams, joined on stage by Christy Martinez, publisher of Latino Lubbock Magazine. Together they will tell a story about El Dia de los Muertos with puppetry.
    • 2pm — The first 75 children, ages 7-17, who receive a free ticket will be admitted to a workshop in which they will be assisted in making their own marionette by Mr. Williams, Museum staff, and volunteers. The marionette workshop is open to children. Admission to the Marionette Workshop is first come, first served; registration will not be accepted. (click here for link to Williams' website)
    • 2pm —Other visitors will be able to make a skeleton mask in a separate workshop. The Skeleton Mask Workshop is open to all.

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  • 4… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm.New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art... 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. Includes:
    • Bedtime@The Museum: "Little Critter: Just So Thankful," by Mercer Mayer, 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served. o
    • Movies@The Museum: On the Beach (1959, B&W; 134 min). A post-apocalyptic, Cold War Era vintage film. Stars Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner.
    • Moody Planetarium: "laser MICHAEL JACKSON," 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm. Tickets: $1…Students (college ID); $2…General Admission.
  • 5… Science Day @The Museum, 1-4pm. Enjoy fun, hands-on science activities, experiments, and challenges! Activities are FREE of charge and are for children ages 8 and up and family members.
  • 8…Toddler Tuesday: Falling into Autumn, 10:30-11:30am. Children ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Registration required.* Contact the Education Division: 806.742.2432; museum.education@ttu.edu. Cost $1 per child. Space is limited.
  • 12… Art on Saturday, 1-4pm. For ages 12 to 18. Youth art classes held the 4th Saturday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 17… Studio 360, 1-4pm. For ages 18 & up. Art classes held the 3rd Thursday of the month, led by Sarah Collins.
  • 19…Gallery Talk by Ethnology & Textiles Division Staff, 2:30pm, for the exhibition They Weren't Always White—Wedding Attire from the Museum's Collection.
  • 19…Bridal Fashion Show, 3pm. Original designs from students, faculty and alumni of TTU’s Apparel Design and Manufacturing Program. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition They Weren't Always White—Wedding Attire from the Museum's Collection
    • 2pm…Mei Campbell, Curator of Ethnology & Textiles, will present a Gallery Talk in the exhibition located in Gallery 1.
    • 2:30pm…The doors of the HDJ Sculpture Court will open for seating.
    • 3:00pm…Bridal Fashion Show featuring original designs from students, faculty, and alumni of TTU’s Apparel Design and Manufacturing Program. Admission is free but an entry ticket is required as space is limited. Tickets will be available beginning at 12:30pm at the Museum.
    • The show will be followed by a brief reception in the Museum lobby.
  • 19… “Settlement and the 19th Century,” 10am-4pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event. Lubbock Lake Landmark website
  • 20… Gallery Walk and Talk with Curator Peter Briggs, 2pm, the Davies Southwest Indian Art Gallery. Sponsored by the Helen Jones Foundation as part of a Native American Art and Culture grant. Free of charge, but limited to first 15 participants. Small reception to follow the gallery talk.
  • 20… Kwandi Native Dancers, 4pm, Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court. Sponsored by the Helen Jones Foundation as part of a Native American Art and Culture grant. Free and open to all.
  • 20… Discover...Oral History, 2-4pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark. The Let’s Discover Series is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event. Lubbock Lake Landmark website
  • 24-28… CLOSED for Thanksgiving weekend - Museum and Lubbock Lake Landmark


December top

  • 2… First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows, free pizza, and fun for everyone! And, it's not just art... 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. Activities include:
    • Moody Planetarium: BLACK HOLES. FREE PREVIEW showing of the new DIGITAL PLANETARIUM. Shows at 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, & 7:30pm.
    • Stargazing on the Plaza with the South Plains Astronomy Club, Dusk to 8:30pm. Weather permitting, telescope viewing of the West Texas skies from the Museum grounds. Dress appropriately. Free; come & go.
    • Bedtime@The Museum: T’was the Night Before Christmas, 6:30-7:30pm. For ages 8 and under with accompanying adult. Activity limited to first 20 participants; no registration required. First come, first served.
    • Movies@The Museum: It’s A Wonderful Life (1946), 6:30pm, in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. Stars Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed. Introduction by Rob Weiner, TTU Librarian at 6:15pm. Free admission and parking. (125 min.)
  • 3… Holiday Workshop, 1-4pm. Free admission and parking. Activities include:
    • Handmade Holiday Projects for attendees to take home. Materials free of charge.
    • Movies@The Museum: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946), 1:30pm, in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium. A traditional Holiday film favorite starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed. (125 min.)
    • Have the kid’s pictures taken with Santa, and enjoy delicious, free cookies and hot chocolate.
  • 13…Toddler Tuesday: Winter Wonderland, 10:30-11:30am. Children ages 2-5 with accompanying adult. Registration required.* Contact the Education Division: 806.742.2432; museum.education@ttu.edu. Cost $1 per child. Space is limited.
  • 17…Wedding Attire Gallery Talk, 2:30pm, Gallery 1 by Ethnology & Textiles Division Staff. Free public event in conjunction with the exhibition "They Weren't Always White"—Wedding Attire from the Museum's Collection.
  • 17… “History in the Making,” 10am-4pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark. The Life on the Plains Series Family Days is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event.  Lubbock Lake Landmark website
  • 18… Discovery Continues, 2-4pm, Lubbock Lake Landmark. The Let’s Discover Series is part of a year-long series of special events and activities for the Lubbock Lake Landmark's 75th Anniversary Extravaganza: Celebrating 75 Years of Discovery. Free public event. Lubbock Lake Landmark website
  • 23-Jan. 2, 2012…CLOSED for during the 2011 University holiday schedule - Museum and Lubbock Lake Landmark

*   General registrations: 806.7422432 or museum.education@ttu.edu.
** Summer Camp information and registrations, click here.

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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.

First Friday Art Trail, 6-9pm each first Friday of the month. New exhibits, activities, movies, planetarium shows 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.

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