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February 2020

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February
Saturday

[Historically Speaking] Living the Dream

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non-members On the night of July 20, 1969, an 11-year-old boy earthbound in McAllen, Texas stared at the moon where Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were leaving footprints.  He made a vow to himself that regardless of the sacrifices, he too would go beyond the world’s atmosphere into the void of space.  NASA Astronaut Colonel (ret) Michael E. Fossum will share his personal stories of the challenges, the successes, the disappointments and the glories of the long…

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February
Wednesday
Conversation with Kimber Fountain

Conversation with Kimber Fountain

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join local author Kimber Fountain for a private conversation in front of the Museum's fireplace! She will share new stories of the famous Galveston Maceo Family and discuss the methods she used to discover these untold stories. Copies of her newest book, just released this week, will be available for sale and signing. Open to Museum members only. Limited seating available.

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February
Saturday
[Gallery Presentation] The “Sweet Song” of a Dulcimer

[Gallery Presentation] The “Sweet Song” of a Dulcimer

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Included in Museum Admission Take a break from the uncertain February weather and relax in the Bryan Museum and listen to the peaceful music performed by the North Harris County Dulcimer Association. The lilting tunes performed on this traditional musical instrument have their origins in Appalachia and even further back to the Celtic countries of Scotland and Wales. The origins of the mountain dulcimer itself remains shrouded in the smoky haze of the mountains of Virginia. Appalachian dulcimers were the…

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February
Saturday
[Gallery Presentation] Go West Young Man

[Gallery Presentation] Go West Young Man

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Included in Admission Price Professional photographer and artist Russell Autrey will share the stories and explain the techniques, and equipment used by famed American West landscape photographer William Henry Jackson.  In 1870, Jackson joined the Hayden Geological Survey for which he remained “Official Photographer” until 1878. Utilizing delicate wet glass plate photographic methods, Jackson documented such places as the Old Oregon Trail, Yellowstone, North Platte, Devil’s Gate, Great Gorge, Mammoth Hot Springs, Tower Falls, the Teton Basin, the Fire-Hole Basin,…

March 2020

05
March
Thursday
After Hours in the Museum

After Hours in the Museum

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FREE ADMISSION TO SELECT GALLERIES Browse our first-floor galleries, socialize, have a glass of wine in La Sirena, and enjoy a presentation by Tom Malone as he examines and discusses the Winchester Model 1873 on display. Learn how this firearm acquired names such as “a one of one thousand” and “the gun that won the West

07
March
Saturday
[Gallery Presentation] Bobwire Poetry & Cowboy Music

[Gallery Presentation] Bobwire Poetry & Cowboy Music

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The iconic genre of Western music often reveals the heartfelt emotions of a ranch hand about his love of home, the wide-open prairies and the dangerous conditions of his daily life that often resulted in tragic consequences. Smokey will share both traditional and original works along with his love of the cowboy lifestyle and traditions.

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March
Saturday
Children’s Roundup: Touch of Spring

Children’s Roundup: Touch of Spring

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

FREE EVENT WITH ONLINE

Calling all children (up to 12 years) who want to learn a little history and try their hand at old fashioned crafts and games. Mark your calendar for the second Saturday of each month for a fun interactive experience led by Museum Education staff. Classes start promptly at 10:30. Complete at least 9 sessions for a Junior Historian Certificate. Topics vary by month. RSVP below!

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March
Saturday
[Gallery Presentation] Life in a One-Room Schoolhouse

[Gallery Presentation] Life in a One-Room Schoolhouse

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Imagine yourself in the 1800s as a youngster in a small rural community learning the “3 Rs” in a one-room schoolhouse. Catherine Gill from the West Bay Common School Children’s Museum will share techniques and stories of how an 1898 Schoolmarm taught children ages 8 to 17 all together in one room.

April 2020

25
April
Saturday
🐦 [Gallery Presentation] Adventures & Techniques of Bird Photography

🐦 [Gallery Presentation] Adventures & Techniques of Bird Photography

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Included in Museum AdmissionJoin Russell Autrey, photographer, artist, author, and raconteur inside The Bryan Museum on Galveston Island. Autrey will share stories about his career and tips for taking the spectacular bird and wildlife photographs.

June 2020

04
June
Thursday
Virtual After Hours with Gary Pinkerton

Virtual After Hours with Gary Pinkerton

June 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

RSVP REQUIRED USE THE FORM BELOW Enjoy a virtual presentation by Gary Pinkerton as he decodes the obscure scrap of paper, almost hidden in the corner of the Frontier Gallery. His examination will offer new ideas about the possible meaning of the message. https://thebryanmuseum.formstack.com/forms/js.php/jack_evins_copyOnline Form - JUNE 4 | GARY PINKERTON

06
June
Saturday
Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

In celebration of our 5th anniversary, The Bryan Museum is pleased to announce a socially distant social in our beautiful gardens featuring local musicians who have generously donated their performance to The Bryan Museum! Due to the continuation of safety protocols, capacity is limited to 125 guests and we encourage visitors to pre-purchase tickets online.

Tickets are $10 each

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June
Saturday
Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

In celebration of our 5th anniversary, The Bryan Museum is pleased to announce a socially distant social in our beautiful gardens featuring local musicians who have generously donated their performance to The Bryan Museum! Due to the continuation of safety protocols, capacity is limited to 125 guests and we encourage visitors to pre-purchase tickets online.

Tickets are $10 each

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June
Saturday
Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In celebration of our 5th anniversary, The Bryan Museum is pleased to announce a socially distant social in our beautiful gardens featuring local musicians who have generously donated their performance to The Bryan Museum! Due to the continuation of safety protocols, capacity is limited to 125 guests and we encourage visitors to pre-purchase tickets online.

Tickets are $10 each

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June
Thursday
High Adventure Book Club

High Adventure Book Club

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Featured Book: Black Cowboys of Texas Join Museum staff and fellow members online via ZOOM to discuss this award-winning book!  African American cowboys had to survive discrimination, bigotry, and prejudice. The lives of these cowhands tell a story of skill and grit, as they did what was necessary to gain the trust and respect of those who controlled their destiny. That meant being the best—at roping, bronc busting, taming mustangs, calling the brands, controlling the remuda, or topping off horses.…

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June
Saturday
Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

Wine and Music in the Garden: A Socially Distant Social

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In celebration of our 5th anniversary, The Bryan Museum is pleased to announce a socially distant social in our beautiful gardens featuring local musicians who have generously donated their performance to The Bryan Museum! Due to the continuation of safety protocols, capacity is limited to 125 guests and we encourage visitors to pre-purchase tickets online.

Tickets are $10 each

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