Museum News

Grand Opening Events for The Bison: American Icon

On Saturday, January 29th, the Museum invites the general public to its grand opening events for The Bison: American Icon.

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.