Museum visitors and a number of students from the second and third grades at Robinson Elementary will have a chance to make contact with astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) this week at the Mayborn Museum Complex in the SBC Theater.
Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex is pleased to announce its 2008 summer traveling exhibit - National Geographic MAPS: Tools for Adventure - a new international traveling exhibit from The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and the National Geographic Society. The exhibit will be on display from June 1 through Sept. 7, 2008, in the Thomas E. and Emilyne Weed Anding Traveling Exhibit Gallery at Mayborn Museum Complex on the Baylor campus.
The Mayborn Museum Complex invites you to come on Saturday, November 10, for a guided tour of two of Waco's earliest cemeteries. Actors will portray some of the most interesting early Waco settlers who were laid to rest in these cemeteries, sharing tidbits about their lives and families near where their bones are buried.
The Mayborn Museum Complex is happy to announce "Play Time for Tots." Every Monday morning until December 3rd, between 10:00 and 12:00, parents of pre-school children are invited to come for play dates with favorite friends or special time with Mommy, Daddy or grandparents to enjoy all the excitement the museum has to offer.
Baylor University will welcome several distinguished speakers and performers to campus this fall. Below is a list of the lectures, conferences, symposia, and performances that will be held during the fall semester at Baylor.
Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex will present award-winning American Indian performers Lowery Begay and Dallin Maybee as part of the summer programming complementing the "Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets" exhibit. Begay and Maybee will perform traditional American Indian dances and engage visitors with their storytelling skills and flute performances July 28-29.
Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex will once again incorporate cell phone audio tours into their summer exhibit Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets to enhance the overall exhibit experience. The Mayborn was one of the first museums in Texas to use this technology last summer, and the results were so positive, they are bringing it back again.
Have you ever wondered what keeps your body upright? Then come see Bones: An Exhibit Inside You™, an exciting exhibit from the Children's Museum of Indianapolis that will be on exhibition at the Mayborn Museum Complex in Waco from October 27, 2007 through February 17, 2008.
Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex is pleased to announce its 2007 summer traveling exhibit - Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets - which will be on display in the Thomas E. and Emilyne Weed Anding Traveling Exhibit Gallery at the museum from May 20-Aug. 18.
Central Texans are invited to discover the craftsmanship of nine skilled textile artists of many types of handiwork such as quilting, knitting, looming and weaving on April 14, 2007 at the Mayborn's Sensational Saturday program, Threads that Bind Through Time.
Supporters of the Waco Mammoth Site received some good news from the National Park Service. Following a two-year Waco Mammoth Site Special Resource Study, National Park Service leadership has indicated their support of the study's findings that the site does meet the NPS criteria for significance, suitability and feasibility for inclusion in the park system, according to Michelle D'Arcy, who has headed up the study.
A Stitch in Time traces the history of the quilting tradition from hand sewing to early use of the sewing machine. Through the focus on the quilting process, the exhibit fosters a new appreciation for the tradition of American quilting.