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December 2019

15
December
Sunday
Holiday Delights: A Lone Star Christmas

Holiday Delights: A Lone Star Christmas

December 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States

All trails will lead to The Bryan Museum and converge under the Lone Star for a day of purely Texas festivities, music, holiday foods and of course Santa. And what could be more Texas than Santa’s two lead Longhorns arriving just in time for a few photos before heading back to the Ranch to get ready for the big night?
TicketsL $5 Adults and $3 Children

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…

19
December
Thursday
Author Spotlight Series: Mackenzie Finklea

Author Spotlight Series: Mackenzie Finklea

December 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Want to learn the story behind the author’s inspiration to write her first book? Want to take a journey through the halls of history and explore the author’s passion for museums? Join us Thursday, Dec. 19 and meet Mackenzie Finklea, author of Beyond the Halls: An Insider’s Guide to Loving Museums.

21
December
Saturday
Guns of Glory

Guns of Glory

December 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States

Join Bruce Bramlett, Executive Director of the Battleship Texas Foundation, as he shares both the colorful and brave history of the BB-35 and current plans for the future restoration and relocation of this beloved Texas icon and national treasure.

22
December
Sunday
Galvestons Own Farmers Market

Galvestons Own Farmers Market

December 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

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

These weekly outdoor markets, hosted at the Museum, provide a direct connection to vendors creating and growing fresh whole foods, including farms, ranches, bakeries, cheese-makers, and specialty-foods producers.

29
December
Sunday
Galvestons Own Farmers Market

Galvestons Own Farmers Market

December 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

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

These weekly outdoor markets, hosted at the Museum, provide a direct connection to vendors creating and growing fresh whole foods, including farms, ranches, bakeries, cheese-makers, and specialty-foods producers.

January 2020

04
January
Saturday
[Gallery Presentation] Lessons from a School Marm

[Gallery Presentation] Lessons from a School Marm

January 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Included in Museum Admission Price It is back to school time! 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. Stop by and visit Miss Gill for a lesson in living history and how this iconic tradition…

05
January
Sunday
Galvestons Own Farmers Market

Galvestons Own Farmers Market

January 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

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

These weekly outdoor markets, hosted at the Museum, provide a direct connection to vendors creating and growing fresh whole foods, including farms, ranches, bakeries, cheese-makers, and specialty-foods producers.

09
January
Thursday
Wine at The Bryan | Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

Wine at The Bryan | Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

January 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, happening 11 times

Wine at The Bryan | 3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Second, Third, and Fourth Thursdays of the Month! In conjunction with Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, you are cordially invited to join us for a relaxing time and conversation with friends, family, and Museum staff. Wine and beer will be available for purchase inside the Museum Shop. Please enter from our Guest Parking lot behind the Museum. We look forward to seeing you there! Galveston’s Own Farmers Market | 3:00 P.M.…

11
January
Saturday
Children’s Roundup

Children’s Roundup

January 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, happening 12 times

FREE EVENT WITH ONLINE RSVP

Calling all 3rd-5th graders who want to learn a little history and try their hand at old fashioned crafts and games.

11
January
Saturday
[Gallery Presentation] Sharing Common Ground

[Gallery Presentation] Sharing Common Ground

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St.
Galveston, TX 77550 United States

One of the greatest challenges in frontier Texas was keeping the delicate balance of peaceful interaction between the early settlers and the local groups of Indigenous peoples. Learn more about the friendships, disputes, and information sharing that were daily occurrences during the 1800s. Dennis Jones will display the household items and black powder weapons of the time period and describe how both Texians and Native Americans benefitted through peaceable trade practices.

12
January
Sunday
Galvestons Own Farmers Market

Galvestons Own Farmers Market

January 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 31, 2020

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

These weekly outdoor markets, hosted at the Museum, provide a direct connection to vendors creating and growing fresh whole foods, including farms, ranches, bakeries, cheese-makers, and specialty-foods producers.

12
January
Sunday
Second Annual Galveston Island Bridal Show

Second Annual Galveston Island Bridal Show

January 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meet over 60 wedding professionals who will help you plan your perfect wedding! $10 ticket allows you entrance to both venues! FREE SHUTTLE BETWEEN VENUES Purchase your tickets below. https://thebryanmuseum.formstack.com/forms/js.php/galvestonbridal_show_jan2020Online Form - Galveston Island Bridal Show - COPY

16
January
Thursday
Wine at The Bryan | Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

Wine at The Bryan | Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

January 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, happening 11 times

Wine at The Bryan | 3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Second, Third, and Fourth Thursdays of the Month! In conjunction with Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, you are cordially invited to join us for a relaxing time and conversation with friends, family, and Museum staff. Wine and beer will be available for purchase inside the Museum Shop. Please enter from our Guest Parking lot behind the Museum. We look forward to seeing you there! Galveston’s Own Farmers Market | 3:00 P.M.…

18
January
Saturday
[Gallery Presentation] Bobwire Poetry

[Gallery Presentation] Bobwire Poetry

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hearken back to the days of the open range and cattle drives as the Poet Laureate of Pasadena Smokey Culver shares the music and poetry that captures the humor, the sadness, and the spirit of the American cowboy.  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.  Many songs were long poems…

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