Museum News

Exhibit Opening: Educator’s Showcase

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History celebrates science education by hosting its third annual Educator’s Showcase from January 24 until February 5, 2011. This short-term exhibit is available at no cost to all educators in and around the Brazos Valley and will provide information from organizations that offer free and low cost materials and resources for educators, with an emphasis on environmental, science, and history education

This year’s showcase is again sponsored by the Barbara Bush Literacy Corps.

Rio Brazos Audubon Society Meeting: Weeds and Invasive Species

6:30 PM
Free and open to the public

Monique Reed, Texas A&M University, Biology Department, will give a presentation on what a weed is, how weeds are transported, where they are from, their impact on the flora and fauna, why Texas has such a weed problem and what is being done. She will offer a look at some of Texas’ worst offending species.

Download a PDF flyer about this meeting: Weeds and Invasive Species

Penny's From Heaven: A Tribute to Penny Zent

Penny's From HeavenSchedule

Cocktails 6:00 pm
Dinner 7:00 pm


Miramont Country Club


Table of 10 = $1000
Includes premier reserved seating, recognition at the event, and recognition in print

Individual Tickets = $65


Seating is limited, please RSVP by January 4, 2011.

Winter Mini Camp 2010

Animals on the MoveThe Brazos Valley of Natural History is pleased to announce their annual Winter Mini Camp Program, Animals on the Move.  Let your child discover the mysteries of animal migration.

For more information about registration, visit the Winter Mini Camp page.

Exhibit Opening: Jamaica’s Sunken City: A Glimpse Into 17th Century Port Royal

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History and students of the American Studies Museum Exhibitions course at Texas A&M University present an exhibit featuring artifacts excavated from Port Royal, Jamaica by the Nautical Archeology Program at Texas A&M University.

An opening reception, free of charge and open to the public, will be held at the museum on Saturday, December 11th at 5:30pm.