International Museum of Art & Science

International Museum of Art & Science The mission of the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) is to promote a deeper appreciation of the arts and sciences through its exhibitions, cultural events, and educational programs.

07/12/2019
McAllen Update #62

Catch up on all the big headlines in the City of McAllen in less than ten minutes including the great things happening at IMAS this summer.

See you soon at the International Museum of Art & Science!
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TODAY!Meet and learn from visiting artist, Erica Daborn, at a special charcoal workshop at the International Museum of A...
07/12/2019

TODAY!
Meet and learn from visiting artist, Erica Daborn, at a special charcoal workshop at the International Museum of Art & Science.

There are only a few seats left in this one-of-a-kind experience. Sign up now at https://67777.blackbaudhosting.com/67777/Charcoal-Workshop-with-Erica-Daborn

Charcoal Workshop with Erica Daborn
Call (956)681-2800 for more information or to register.

Then visit the IMAS on Saturday, July 13, for the exhibit opening at 1:00 PM and for a special lecture by Daborn at 2:00 PM in the Clark Gallery.

Exhibition of Dialogues With Mother Earth:The Murals

Celebrate the summer and create a flower crown. Learn about native flowers in the RGV and taste flower-inspired beverage...
07/12/2019

Celebrate the summer and create a flower crown. Learn about native flowers in the RGV and taste flower-inspired beverages. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Youth Art Class: Flower Crowns
at the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS)
1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen
(956)681-2800

SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2019
1:00 – 2:30 PM

$10 Workshop Registration
$8 for IMAS Members

Admission to the IMAS is free on Sundays, so there is no additional cost. Seating in the workshop is limited, so advance registration is recommended online or by phone.

Register online:
https://67777.blackbaudhosting.com/67777/IMAS-Youth-Art-Classes---Flower-Crowns

Call to Register: (956) 681-2800

NEXT WEEK at Operation Imagination: Summer Camp Week 6!---Creepy Crawlers (K-2nd Graders)Explore the creepy, crawly worl...
07/11/2019

NEXT WEEK at Operation Imagination: Summer Camp Week 6!
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Creepy Crawlers (K-2nd Graders)
Explore the creepy, crawly world of bugs! Learn about different types of insects, meet the bugs that call IMAS home, and make a bug mosaic.
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Blooming Botanists (3rd-6th Graders)
Discover what it takes to be a botanist. Learn about native species, dissect and press flowers, and build a terrarium.
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Get ready for weekly adventures at the International Museum of Art & Science exploring a wide range of fun, exciting and educational themes all summer long!

Each week is a new adventure as we create, discover and explore at the IMAS! Operation Imagination Campers experience hands-on art and science activities.

5 days a week: MONDAY through FRIDAY!

June 10 – August 16

https://theimasonline.org/welcome/operation-imagination-summer-camp/

Camps run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
with before-care from 8-9 a.m. and aftercare from 3-4 p.m.
(no extra charge)

THIS WEEKEND:Friday, July 12, 4-6PMCharcoal Workshop with Erica DabornSaturday, July 131PM - EXHIBIT Opening of Dialogue...
07/10/2019

THIS WEEKEND:
Friday, July 12, 4-6PM
Charcoal Workshop with Erica Daborn

Saturday, July 13
1PM - EXHIBIT Opening of Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals by Erica Daborn
2PM - Lecture by Erica Daborn

Only at the International Museum of Art & Science
https://theimasonline.org

THIS WEEKEND:Friday, July 12, 4-6PMCharcoal Workshop with Erica DabornSaturday, July 131PM - Opening of Dialogues with M...
07/08/2019

THIS WEEKEND:
Friday, July 12, 4-6PM
Charcoal Workshop with Erica Daborn

Saturday, July 13
1PM - Opening of Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals by Erica Daborn
2PM - Lecture by Erica Daborn

Only at the International Museum of Art & Science

Visit the International Museum of Art & Science this weekend for the opening of its newest exhibit, Exhibition of Dialog...
07/07/2019

Visit the International Museum of Art & Science this weekend for the opening of its newest exhibit, Exhibition of Dialogues With Mother Earth:The Murals.

Meet artist, Erica Daborn, at the opening and accompanying lecture, Saturday, July 13, or at a special workshop on Friday, July 12, from 4-6PM.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday, July 12, 4-6PM
Charcoal Workshop with Erica Daborn
*Registration required, seating is limited.

Saturday, July 13
1PM - Opening of Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals by Erica Daborn
2PM - Lecture by Erica Daborn

International Museum of Art & Science
1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen, TX 78504

THIS WEEKEND:Friday, July 12, 4-6PMCharcoal Workshop with Erica DabornSaturday, July 131PM - Opening of Exhibition of Di...
07/05/2019

THIS WEEKEND:
Friday, July 12, 4-6PM
Charcoal Workshop with Erica Daborn

Saturday, July 13
1PM - Opening of Exhibition of Dialogues With Mother Earth:The Murals
2PM - Lecture by Erica Daborn

Only at the International Museum of Art & Science
1900 W Nolana Ave, McAllen, TX 78504

What a great week at the museum! Our young innovators made their way through art, science, and engineering challenges th...
07/05/2019

What a great week at the museum! Our young innovators made their way through art, science, and engineering challenges this week including building weather vanes and solar ovens! The s'mores speak for themselves.

Up next:
Operation Imagination: Summer Camp Week 5, July 8-12
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Kinder-2nd: Brick Builders
Become a LEGO master during this STEM camp. Put your architectural and engineering skills to the test as your construct buildings and race LEGO robots.
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3rd-6th: Brain Games
Challenge your brain! Compete with your peers in strategy games, learn how to play chess, and race against the clock to solve puzzles.

Register in advance online:
https://theimasonline.org/welcome/operation-imagination-summer-camp/

NEXT WEEK at Operation Imagination Summer Camp!Operation Imagination: Summer Camp Week 5---Kinder-2nd: Brick BuildersBec...
07/05/2019

NEXT WEEK at Operation Imagination Summer Camp!
Operation Imagination: Summer Camp Week 5
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Kinder-2nd: Brick Builders
Become a LEGO master during this STEM camp. Put your architectural and engineering skills to the test as your construct buildings and race LEGO robots.
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3rd-6th: Brain Games
Challenge your brain! Compete with your peers in strategy games, learn how to play chess, and race against the clock to solve puzzles.
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Get ready for weekly adventures at the International Museum of Art & Science exploring a wide range of fun, exciting and educational themes all summer long!

Each week is a new adventure as we create, discover and explore at the IMAS! Operation Imagination Campers experience hands-on art and science activities.

5 days a week: MONDAY through FRIDAY!

Weekly Camps, June 10 – August 16

https://theimasonline.org/welcome/operation-imagination-summer-camp/

Camps run Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
with before-care from 8-9 a.m. and aftercare from 3-4 p.m.
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"La próxima vez que visites McAllen, Texas asegúrate de explorar lugares que ofrecen una experiencia educativa, enriqu...
07/05/2019
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART & SCIENCE, EL MUSEO DE MCALLEN QUE NO TE PUEDES PERDER - Us Traveler

"La próxima vez que visites McAllen, Texas asegúrate de explorar lugares que ofrecen una experiencia educativa, enriquecedora y única, como es el caso del International Museum of Art & Science."

IMAS as featured on US Traveler

La próxima vez que visites McAllen, Texas asegúrate de explorar lugares que ofrecen una experiencia educativa, enriquecedora y única, tal es el caso del International Museum of Art & Science, un afiliado del Smithsonian, que está totalmente acreditado por la Alianza Americana de Museos. IMAS es ...

Have a happy and safe Independence Day! See you on Friday!The IMAS will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and resume normal...
07/04/2019

Have a happy and safe Independence Day! See you on Friday!

The IMAS will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and resume normal business hours on Friday, July 5.

https://theimasonline.org

Opening next week:Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Muralsby Erica DabornSaturday, July 13, 2019Gallery Opening at 1:00 P...
07/03/2019
Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals | IMAS International Museum of Art & Science

Opening next week:

Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals
by Erica Daborn
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Gallery Opening at 1:00 PM
Special Lecture and Reception at 2:00 PM

Charcoal Workshop with Erica Daborn
Learn the art of charcoal drawing from the artist, Erica Daborn, at a special workshop on Friday, July 12, from 4-6PM at the IMAS.

Learn more about Erica Daborn at the upcoming exhibit:
https://theimasonline.org/welcome/?portfolio=dialogues-with-mother-earth

Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals 2 Dialogues with Mother Earth: The Murals Exhibit dates: July 13, 2019 – January 5, 2020 Erica Daborn’s large scale charcoal drawings provoke reflection on the relationship between our 21st century societal values and the ways in which they have contribute...

The International Museum of Art & Science is delighted to announce the 41st Annual Collage Gala Honoree, Laura Warren Og...
07/02/2019

The International Museum of Art & Science is delighted to announce the 41st Annual Collage Gala Honoree, Laura Warren Ogletree, an exemplary citizen and long-time supporter of the IMAS!

Laura's service on the Board of Trustees and as its chair for two terms also includes an ongoing commitment through executive and fundraising committees. Laura opened her doors to support the IMAS for the Legacy of Love. She generously provided her expertise for the development of Seed to Table, brought to the IMAS with the support of H-E-B Tournament of Champions in 2018. Laura's contributions, expertise and service have enabled the museum to serve the community and support its mission.

IMAS Collage Annual Gala
Honoring Laura Warren Ogletree
September 14, 2019

The IMAS will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Make plans to visit us during our regular hours this week Tuesday, Wednesda...
07/01/2019

The IMAS will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Make plans to visit us during our regular hours this week Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and over the weekend. Have a safe Independence Day!

9AM-3PM Tuesday & Wednesday
CLOSED Thursday, July 4
9AM-5PM Friday
10AM-5PM Saturday
1-5PM Sunday

https://theimasonline.org

This SUNDAY!Discover the technique of line illustration through the lens of Art Nouveau movement. Recommended for ages 6...
06/29/2019

This SUNDAY!

Discover the technique of line illustration through the lens of Art Nouveau movement. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Youth Art Class: Illustration at IMAS
Sunday, June 30, 2019
1:00 - 2:30 PM

$10 Workshop Registration
$8 for IMAS Members

Admission to the IMAS is free on Sundays, so there is no additional cost. Seating in the workshop is limited, so advance registration is recommended online or by phone.

Call to Register: (956) 681-2800
Register online:
https://67777.blackbaudhosting.com/67777/IMAS-Youth-Art-Classes---Illustrations

Youth Art Workshops are held on the last Sunday of each month at the IMAS in the Ann Moore Art Studio.

3 days until the Symphony of Color exhibit closes!Join us SATURDAY for a special lecture by guest, Antonio Vazquez Romer...
06/28/2019

3 days until the Symphony of Color exhibit closes!
Join us SATURDAY for a special lecture by guest, Antonio Vazquez Romero, and an artisan workshop!
Discover Wixarica Art: Symphony of Color Workshop & Lectures

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SPECIAL LECTURE: Wixárika and Symphony of Color Exhibition

Special lectures on the exhibition are scheduled at 11:00 a.m. in English and at 2:00 p.m. in Spanish with visiting Wixárika educator.

Guest Lecturer, Antonio Vazquez Romero has been very involved in indigenous-related activities with the Mexican government since 1992. In 1988 he participated in an important Union of Indigenous Nahua Communities in Jalisco, Mexico. He has been the founder of diverse activities centered around cultural events including the creation of artisan workshops promoting the creation of art, such as those shown in Symphony of Colors.

Lecture is included with General Admission. Free for IMAS Members.

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ARTISAN WORKSHOP:
Discover how Wixárika artisans create the intricate beaded instruments on display in Symphony of Color and create a beaded bracelet inspired by the their patterns and colors.

$1 per person for the workshop.
Workshop is not included with General Admission
Register online:
https://67777.blackbaudhosting.com/67777/Symphony-of-Color-Workshops

Information on Admission to the IMAS on our website:
https://theimasonline.org/welcome/hours-admission/

Hermes MusicHermes Music Foundation

The 3rd-6th graders have explored forensic science with investigations into mystery powders, footprints, analyzing blood...
06/28/2019

The 3rd-6th graders have explored forensic science with investigations into mystery powders, footprints, analyzing blood, solving mysteries and extracting DNA! What a week!

Up next:
YOUNG INNOVATORS will put on their thinking cap and mecome modern innivators with various art, science and engineering challenges.
Operation Imagination: Summer Camp Week 4
Discounted (4 day camp: July 1, 2, 3, & 5)
IMAS is closed on July 4th

Register online or at (956)681-2800
https://67777.blackbaudhosting.com/67777/3rd-6th-grade-Operation-Imagination-Camps-01Jul2019

Traveling this summer? The IMAS has been named one of the best regional museums to visit and "very charming" by Glasstir...
06/28/2019
Art Dirt: Road Trip! The Best Regional Museums in Texas | Glasstire

Traveling this summer? The IMAS has been named one of the best regional museums to visit and "very charming" by Glasstire!

Plan your road trip through South Texas and swing by for an exhilarating time!
https://glasstire.com/2019/06/23/art-dirt-road-trip-the-best-regional-museums-in-texas/

In this Art Dirt podcast, Brandon Zech and Christina Rees help you plan your summer road trip by recapping some of their favorite smaller-town museums across the state of Texas.…

Exercise your art skills this Sunday at the IMAS.Discover the technique of line illustration through the lens of Art Nou...
06/28/2019

Exercise your art skills this Sunday at the IMAS.
Discover the technique of line illustration through the lens of Art Nouveau movement on Sunday, June 30, at the International Museum of Art & Science!

Youth Art Class: Illustration at IMAS
Sunday, June 30, 2019
1:00 - 2:30 PM

$10 Workshop Registration
$8 for IMAS Members

Recommended for ages 6 and up. Youth Art Workshops are held on the last Sunday of each month at the IMAS in the Ann Moore Art Studio. Admission to the IMAS is free on Sundays, so there is no additional cost. Seating in the workshop is limited, so advance registration is recommended online or by phone.

Register online:
https://67777.blackbaudhosting.com/67777/IMAS-Youth-Art-Classes---Illustrations

Call to Register: (956) 681-2800

Did you know that the International Museum of Art & Science was founded in 1967 and its biggest fundraiser of the year, ...
06/26/2019

Did you know that the International Museum of Art & Science was founded in 1967 and its biggest fundraiser of the year, IMAS Collage Annual Gala, is now entering its 41st year in support of the IMAS mission?

SAVE THE DATE
IMAS Collage Annual Gala
September 14, 2019
6:00-11:00 PM
at the
Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance

Learn more about the premier black-tie event of the year:
https://theimasonline.org/welcome/collage-2019/

Did you know that the International Museum of Art & Science was founded in 1967 and its biggest fundraiser of the year, ...
06/26/2019

Did you know that the International Museum of Art & Science was founded in 1967 and its biggest fundraiser of the year, IMAS Collage Annual Gala, is now entering its 41st year in support of the IMAS mission?

SAVE THE DATE
IMAS Collage Annual Gala
September 14, 2019
6:00-11:00 PM
at the
Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance

Learn more about the premier black-tie event of the year:
https://theimasonline.org/welcome/collage-2019/

FINAL WEEKEND!Symphony of Color will be on exhibit this final weekend with the last day to view it on Sunday, June 30 at...
06/26/2019

FINAL WEEKEND!
Symphony of Color will be on exhibit this final weekend with the last day to view it on Sunday, June 30 at the International Museum of Art & Science.

Special Lecture by Antonio Vazquez Romero on Saturday at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM in English and Spanish.

Workshop - Create beaded bracelets inspired by Wixarica art on Saturday at the IMAS.

Symphony of Color is comprised of a collection of over 40 musical instruments that have been decorated with colorful beads by artisans from the Wixárika community, also known as Huicholes. Each musical instrument is a depiction of the Wixárika culture an art and is deeply embedded with their beliefs.

https://theimasonline.org
Symphony of Color was organized by the Hermes Music Foundation through the support of the Secretaria de Cultura en Mexico and the Festival de Música Contemporánea para un Mundo Mejor.

This summer the IMAS joins museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which...
06/26/2019
IMAS to Participate in Blue Star Museums | IMAS International Museum of Art & Science

This summer the IMAS joins museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families. The 2019 program began earlier than in past years and will continue through Labor Day weekend.

Learn more:

https://theimasonline.org/welcome/2019/05/07/imas-to-participate-in-blue-star-museums/

Today, the International Museum of Art & Science announces it will join museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program will begin e...

Only a few days left to see Symphony of Color!We recommend visiting on Saturday to also hear from guest lecturer, Antoni...
06/26/2019

Only a few days left to see Symphony of Color!
We recommend visiting on Saturday to also hear from guest lecturer, Antonio Vazquez Romero.

Discover Wixarica Art: Symphony of Color Workshop & Lectures
Guest Lecturer: Antonio Vazquez Romero
Saturday, June 21, 2019
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lectures at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Antonio Vazquez Romero has been very involved in indigenous-related activities with the Mexican government since 1992. In 1988 he participated in an important Union of Indigenous Nahua Communities in Jalisco, Mexico. He has been the founder of diverse activities centered around cultural events including the creation of artisan workshops promoting the creation of art, such as those shown in Symphony of Colors.

Put on your thinking cap as you become a modern innovator. DIY your way through various art, science and engineering cha...
06/25/2019

Put on your thinking cap as you become a modern innovator. DIY your way through various art, science and engineering challenges. Make your own journal, construct a solar oven, and work with wood!

Theatre Arts (K-2nd Grade)
Young Innovators (3rd-6th Grade)

SPECIAL DISCOUNTED WEEK:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9AM to 3PM
Closed July 4th
($125 or $100 for IMAS members)

Weekly fun and educational camps all summer long at the International Museum of Art & Science!

Register Online:
https://67777.blackbaudhosting.com/67777/3rd-6th-grade-Operation-Imagination-Camps-01Jul2019

More information on ALL ten weeks of Operation Imagination Summer Camp at https://theimasonline.org/welcome/operation-imagination-summer-camp/

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1900 W Nolana Ave
McAllen, TX
78504

McAllen Metro ROUTE #6 http://www.mcallen.net/metro/riding/schedule.aspx 1501 W. Highway 83, Suite 110 McAllen, Texas 78501 956.681.3510

General information

General Admission: *IMAS Members: FREE Adults: $7 Seniors (55+): $5 Students (w/ID): $5 Children (4-12 yrs.): $4 Children (0-3 yrs.): Free Museums for all: $1 (Must present EBT card and/or WIC for up to 4 people per card)

Opening Hours

Tuesday 09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 15:00
Thursday 09:00 - 15:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(956) 681-2800

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