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December 2019

18
December
Wednesday
[MEMBERS EVENT] Galveston Orphans Home Evening Tour

[MEMBERS EVENT] Galveston Orphans Home Evening Tour

December 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States

These tours have reached maximum capacity. Like many busy seaports, Galveston had a substantial immigrant population. When disaster or disease struck, traditional family support was an ocean away, meaning that local orphanages were a critical support system for islanders. Join us for a very special evening Museum tour, not of the collections—but of the Galveston Orphans Home. Join volunteer Donna Reznicek as she provides a detailed Orphanage Tour explaining the history of the institution and day to day life for…

January 2020

25
January
Saturday
Museum Appreciation Day

Museum Appreciation Day

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

BUY ONE GET ONE ADMISSION

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January
Sunday
Museum Appreciation Day

Museum Appreciation Day

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

BUY ONE GET ONE ADMISSION

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

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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.…

July 2020

09
July
Thursday
War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Causation

War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Causation

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

Episode # 2 of the Bubonic Plague in Galveston Series

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July
Tuesday
LIVE Texas Trivia with Bobby Martin

LIVE Texas Trivia with Bobby Martin

July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 5:40 pm
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One event on July 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Join us LIVE on Facebook with host Bobby Martin for a fun and engaging Trivia! Let's see how many questions you can get right. https://www.facebook.com/thebryanmuseum/ LIVE video broadcast of this week's #TriviaTuesday, themed Galveston, will be available for viewing below during the time of the event. This program is made possible with funding from Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the federal CARES Act.

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July
Thursday
War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Campaign

War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Campaign

July 16 @ 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

Please join us here on Thursday, July 16 for the third episode of the War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston series. This program is made possible with funding from Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the federal CARES Act.

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July
Friday
The Lost Bird Project Film (1 hour 3 mins)

The Lost Bird Project Film (1 hour 3 mins)

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This program is an online event and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.  The Lost Bird Project film (1 hour 3 mins).. A compelling and touching documentary about the efforts of sculptor Todd McGrain’s efforts to place his memorials of five extinct birds in the places where they were last seen in the wild in North America. Casts of all five statues are exhibited around The Bryan grounds. Joan Marshall, Museum Director, will be mixing a…

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July
Thursday
War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Diagnostics & Treatment

War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Diagnostics & Treatment

July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

Tune in for the 4th episode of the War on Rats video series. This program is made possible with funding from Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the federal CARES Act. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5VQdqhwNhQ&w=560&h=315]

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July
Monday

History Camp at The Bryan

July 27 @ 8:30 am - July 31 @ 4:00 pm
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The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States

Open for Galveston Island residents (ages 8 to 12 years old) Lights. Canvas. Action! Get ready to star in your own Texas and American Western adventure at History Camp at The Bryan Museum. Campers will enjoy activities including art, drama, writing, crafts, and games all while learning about Texas history. Follow in the footsteps of Texas artists, such as Frank Reaugh, Elisabet Ney, and Porfirio Salinas with daily art lessons. Step in the shoes of pioneers & legends such as…

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July
Thursday
War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Handbook of Texas Medicine

War on Rats! Bubonic Plague in Galveston: Handbook of Texas Medicine

July 30 @ 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm

Want to keep leaning about the plague and other diseases? You don't want to miss this final episode of the series! This program is made possible with funding from Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the federal CARES Act. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=watch?v=9F_I4mjim4o&list=PLy8i3cCvINgHlupcmPhcA5JIluRkd8puZ&w=1060&h=515]

August 2020

14
August
Friday
FILM PREMIERE | From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction

FILM PREMIERE | From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Naturalist and author Joel Greenberg, scientists, artists, and teachers reveal the forgotten story of the passenger pigeon extinction and its striking relevance to conservation challenges today.

The film is FREE with registration.

September 2020

12
September
Saturday
The Hidden History of African American Texans

The Hidden History of African American Texans

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

First Episode Airs on September 12

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