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Shop local artisan crafts in the Museum

December  6th
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, December 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm for its annual Holiday Showcase! Visitors at this free event will have a chance to purchase beautifully crafted items from local artists and authors for the holidays. Talented local artisans will be available to answer questions about the artistic works on sale.

Come enjoy live music, wine, and hors d'oeuvres while browsing the Museum gift shop & gallery! Shoppers can get in the Holiday spirit with this entertaining and unique experience and take the opportunity to view the Museum's new special exhibit; Dog Tales: The Human Canine Connection examines the natural history of dogs, their transformation over time, and the close relationship they have with humans both as companions and work partners. Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about the many different roles dogs play in the service industry, in military & police operations, and in search and rescue missions. 

Enjoy beautiful specimens of wolves, coyotes, jackals, and foxes, stunning photographs, cultural artifacts, and interactive displays from the TAMU Visual Arts Program, the Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections, the School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Cushing Memorial Library, the Baylor University Mayborn Museum Complex, and private lenders.

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is committed to promoting science, and cultural and natural history with the integration of art in exhibits and educational programs. This exhibit was made possible in part through Hotel Tax Revenue funded from the City of College Station & the City of Bryan through the Arts Council of Brazos.

Meet Our Artists

Brazos Glassworks

Need a stunning ornament for the tree or an elegant and thoughtful gift? Brazos Glassworks offers beautiful glass ornaments as well as jewelry, sun-catchers, and more.

Chef Denis Wood and Christi Hendricks

This sister duo showcases their creative and sweet handiwork together. Enjoy an enticing assortment of handmade items from hats and earrings to delicious baked goods.

Double S Creations

Double S Creations' goat milk soaps and bath salts are perfect stocking stuffers. Browse a variety of fragrant scents for that perfect present.

Feisty Fenn Fibers

Fiber artist Diana North offers stylish knitwear, each a unique and delightful gift. Her works include a fun mix of colorful pieces such as scarves, hats, and bags.

Finishing Touch Jewelry

Self-taught jewelry artist Kathy Collier showcases a variety of beautiful jewelry sets, designed and created using semi-precious stones and glass beads. Choose from an offering of unique, traditional, and colorful jewelry.

Hailey E. Herrera

A talented local watercolor and mixed media artist, Hailey offers prints of her beautiful and impressive art work. Her colorful fine art is a welcome addition to any home.

Hannah Franke Wire Wrapped Jewelry

Hannah Franke’s passion for geology inspires her transformation of beautiful geological specimens to sophisticated jewelry art. Enjoy her selection of exclusive and lovely wire wraps.

Intersections Textiles
Looking for an elegant gift? Choose from a wide variety of gorgeous handcrafted textiles and fiber art, produced by local weavers, spinners and fiber artists.

JD Woodworks

Wood craftsman JD Bolich offers an impressive collection of handcrafted wooden spoons, spatulas, ladles, cutting boards, and 'fiddle bow' bread knives. All items are created for local raw materials, and promise to be treasured for years.

Mud Ponies PotteryAmber Miller’s artistic pottery includes beautifully crafted platters, mugs, and ceramic ornaments. These and her other delightful treasures will brighten any home.

Speechless Art

Artists Xochital Flores’ crafts are a family affair, creations made by her and her two sons. Enjoy a unique opportunity to purchase impressive and creative recycled crafts.

Steel Wool Blacksmith

Anna & Thomas Shumate's metal jewelry and blacksmith creations make holiday shopping a pleasure. Select from a wide selection of artistic and stunning handcrafted necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and other charming gifts.

Urpi Latin American Art

Aido Nino and Jose Albornoz offer a variety of stunning authentic Latin American art. Choose from their selection of beautiful original paintings, handcrafted ornaments, Jewelry, clothing and accessories. 

A zoomed-in photo of a golden reindeer ceramic.
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