Exhibit Opening: Bits and Bytes: The Innovation of Home Computers

 The Innovation of Home Computers

On Display February 8 – June 2, 2018

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History proudly announces the premiere of its exclusive exhibition, Bits and Bytes: The Innovation of Home Computers, on display from February 8 – June 2, 2018.  Dr. Rebecca Ingram, the Museum’s Curator, researched and designed the exhibit with contributions from the Brazos Valley Computer Museum, the National Videogame Museum, and Texas A&M University.  

Opening on Thursday, February 8 at 6 pm,the public is invited to a free and entertaining lecture by Dr. Tracy Hammond, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, andDirector of the Sketch Recognition Labat Texas A&M University. Following her talk, guests are invited to an opening reception featuring wine, appetizers, and gallery viewing. 


IBM Personal Computer Model 5150   Dr. Tracy Hammond, TAMU
IBM Personal Computer Model 5150
Introduced August 1981
Dr. Tracy Hammond
Texas A&M University