Mission Historical Museum

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Mission Historical Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization devoted to the collection and preservation of the history of Mission, Texas and the surrounding areas. MHM strives to engage and inform our visitors about local history through innovative exhibits and programs.

The community is invited to this free and knowledgeable lecture as Rachael E. Brown observes how Dia de los Muertos in L...
11/05/2019

The community is invited to this free and knowledgeable lecture as Rachael E. Brown observes how Dia de los Muertos in Latin America has roots in both European and Indigenous American culture. In this discussion, we’ll explore the basis of European traditions of All Saint’s Day, as well as look at some of the visual evidence for celebration of the Day of the Dead in indigenous culture prior to European contact. We’ll briefly discuss the meaning of the traditional “altar” and finally, look at the effects this observance has in providing a blend of heritage as visual reference to Mexican, Mexican American, and Latin American artists.
Visitors will also get to roam our halls one last time before our Dia de los Muertos exhibit gets taken down. Light refreshments and sweets will be provided.

🌵 #MissionProud 🌴🌞
11/05/2019

🌵 #MissionProud 🌴🌞

11/04/2019
City of Mission, TX - Government

We want to thank everyone who joined us this year at our Noche de Calacas Event! Our City of Mission staff, our sister cities and our Sand Artists all worked hard to make this event a successful one. Can't wait for next year!

#MissionProud #AllAmericanCity

This is just too COOL! This traditional sand painting done by Mexican artists, some from as far away as Oaxaca, took about six hours to complete. It was showcased at our annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. #MustSee #TimeLapse #MissionProud #HardWork

Mission Historical Museum
10/26/2019

Mission Historical Museum

We're so excited for our annual Day of the Dead festival!
It'll be an evening filled with emotion and tradition. Our museum doors will stay open through the entirety of the event as we exhibit community altars through out our historic building. We encourage everyone to come dressed in their best Dia de los Muertos inspired outfit! The street will be filled with food and merchandise vendors and the kids will be able to enjoy FREE carnival rides. Entertainment by local talented individuals will fill the air as we celebrate as a community. For more information contact us at (956)580-8646

City of Mission, TX - Government
10/25/2019

City of Mission, TX - Government

Mission’s sister city of Francisco I. Madero in Coahuila is building a Dia de los Muertos altar in honor of our fallen police hero, Cpl. Joey “Speedy” Espericueta. Join us for the annual Dia de los Muertos Folklife Festival: Noche de Calacas tomorrow! 💙💙

Our Museum Director, Cynthia Stojanovic, helping our artist friends from Oaxaca, MX! Stop by tomorrow for our Noche de C...
10/25/2019

Our Museum Director, Cynthia Stojanovic, helping our artist friends from Oaxaca, MX! Stop by tomorrow for our Noche de Calacas event to see the end result! 🤗

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10/25/2019

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It's coming! Dia de los Muertos: Noche de Calacas. It's a must this Saturday for all the family. #MissionProud #OurMission #MissionCulture

Thank you to everyone who came by this weekend! We’ve got a long but short week ahead of us as we prepare for our bigges...
10/21/2019

Thank you to everyone who came by this weekend! We’ve got a long but short week ahead of us as we prepare for our biggest event of the year, Noche de Calacas 💀🌼

Happy Friday from the staff at the museum! And a quick reminder that we will be having an Arts & Craft session tomorrow ...
10/18/2019

Happy Friday from the staff at the museum! And a quick reminder that we will be having an Arts & Craft session tomorrow from 11 am - 2pm. It’s your chance to grab some FREE Coke floats & peek into our Dia de Los Muertos transformation for our Noche de Calacas Event. 💀🌼

Congrats to our 2019 Wall of Fame Honorees!
10/15/2019
MHM celebrates seven 2019 Wall of Fame honorees

Congrats to our 2019 Wall of Fame Honorees!

This article originally appeared in the Friday Sept. 27, 2019 issue of the Progress Times. Seven familiar faces in Mission community leadership were honored last Thursday, Sept. 19. The Mission Historical Museum held their 13th annual dinner ban...

This year’s Day of the Dead festival: Noche de Calacas will consist of various attractions. Entertainment will be perfor...
10/15/2019

This year’s Day of the Dead festival: Noche de Calacas will consist of various attractions. Entertainment will be performed by local talent in Mission, including Mission Parks and Rec. Folklorico and the Crescendo Music Institute. As well as international entertainment by Mission’s very own Sister cities, Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila, Mexico and Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Featured attractions include a complete exhibition in our main building that will consist of community altars, a traditional sand painting done by Mexican Artists, some traveling all the way from Oaxaca, Mexico and an outdoor altar replicating the historic La Lomita Chapel.

For more information please reach us at (956)580-8646

“Thank you to M.C.I.S.D. for the invitation to be the principal for the day  at Bryan Elementary. I had a wonderful time...
10/08/2019

“Thank you to M.C.I.S.D. for the invitation to be the principal for the day at Bryan Elementary. I had a wonderful time with the staff and students at the school. I feel very fortunate to have spent time with Mrs. Linda Sanchez the principal who exemplifies leadership and success.”

- Cynthia, Museum Director

Big thanks to Mr.Barbosa and the students of Sharyland H.S. for participating! 😄
09/30/2019

Big thanks to Mr.Barbosa and the students of Sharyland H.S. for participating! 😄

Our Sharyland H.S. History and Spanish Club spent their Saturday at the Mission Historical Museum setting up their Day of the Dead Altar honoring Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera for the museum's upcoming Noche de Calacas Festival on October 26th from 4 pm to 9 pm!

We're so excited for our annual Day of the Dead festival! It'll be an evening filled with emotion and tradition. Our mus...
09/27/2019

We're so excited for our annual Day of the Dead festival!
It'll be an evening filled with emotion and tradition. Our museum doors will stay open through the entirety of the event as we exhibit community altars through out our historic building. We encourage everyone to come dressed in their best Dia de los Muertos inspired outfit! The street will be filled with food and merchandise vendors and the kids will be able to enjoy FREE carnival rides. Entertainment by local talented individuals will fill the air as we celebrate as a community. For more information contact us at (956)580-8646

Discover Mission
09/24/2019

Discover Mission

Congratulations to the Mission Historical Museum for taking home The Monitor Readers' Choice Award!

#MissionProud City of Mission, TX - Government

We did it! 🌟Readers’ Choice Winner 2019 Favorite Museum
09/24/2019

We did it! 🌟

Readers’ Choice Winner 2019
Favorite Museum

Progress Times
09/23/2019
Progress Times

Progress Times

Rather than building walls, the Mission Historical Museum, along with the city and CamCoin, are building bridges to connect Mexican and American culture.

This article originally appeared in the Friday Sept. 20, 2019 issue of the Progress Times.

09/20/2019
We will be giving out free T-shirt’s to the first 100 ppl to stop by our Mercado Mexicano at 10‼️ Shop our unique intern...
09/14/2019

We will be giving out free T-shirt’s to the first 100 ppl to stop by our Mercado Mexicano at 10‼️ Shop our unique international market & grab a tee! 🥳

To promote our day of the dead celebration, Noche de Calacas, WE WILL BE GIVING OUT FREE TSHIRTS tomorrow at our Mercado...
09/13/2019

To promote our day of the dead celebration, Noche de Calacas, WE WILL BE GIVING OUT FREE TSHIRTS tomorrow at our Mercado Mexicano Event! Market opens at 10 and ends at 6!

Join us! Tickets are being sold, raffle items are being donated and the day is getting closer!
09/11/2019

Join us! Tickets are being sold, raffle items are being donated and the day is getting closer!

09/11/2019

Stay up to date on event details, Day of the Dead: Noche de Caracas, by marking yourself INTERESTED!

CALL FOR ALTAR EXHIBIT ENTRIES!The Mission Historical Museum is hosting their annual Dia de los Muertos Festival on Octo...
09/09/2019

CALL FOR ALTAR EXHIBIT ENTRIES!

The Mission Historical Museum is hosting their annual Dia de los Muertos Festival on October 26, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

The Dia de los Muertos altar exhibit will be on display from October 15th - December 14th, 2019.

Members of the community are encouraged to participate in this traditional and truly heart warming experience. We invite individuals, families, schools, and public organizations to apply!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 27th, 2019 at 4:00 pm

SPACES ARE LIMITED AND WILL BE RESERVED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.

For more information or to request an entry form, please contact Mary Ann Mariscal , Public Programs Coordinator at (956) 580-8646 or via email: [email protected]

We repeat..we will be giving out free t-shirts to promote our next event 👀
09/07/2019

We repeat..we will be giving out free t-shirts to promote our next event 👀

Our first ever Mercado Mexicano will be an INTERNATIONAL artisan market featuring unique items from a variety of vendors!
This two-day event is in conjunction with Grito de Independencia: Noche Mexicana!

We will be giving out FREE T-SHIRTS on the first day (Saturday) of our Market! For more information on our event please contact us at 956.580.8646

09/07/2019
Mission Historical Museum

Mission Historical Museum

Our Community...Our Culture...Our History...is Our Mission

#MissionProud #OneMission #MissionHistoricalMuseum

09/03/2019
In Our Community

Our Community...Our Culture...Our History...is Our Mission

#MissionProud #OneMission #MissionHistoricalMuseum

Camara de Comercio Internacional
08/30/2019

Camara de Comercio Internacional

🇲🇽 ¡Celebra la fiesta más grande de México en el Valle! 🇲🇽
Tradicional Grito de Independencia : Lucha Libre : Banda Sinaloense : Mariachi : Mercado de Artesanias : Antojitos Mexicanos : Folklorico : Arte y Cultura : Movie Night : Area de Niños y mucho más.

City of Mission, TX - Government, Mission Historical Museum Mission Event Center Burns Motors IBC Bank Telemundo 40 Mcallen Studios T-Mobile Vision Staffing & Professional Services Gorditas Doña Tota RGV Casa De Cambio Texas Money Exchange Villa Del Mar Restaurant Angelica's Restaurant Taco Palenque Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers Siempre Natural La Costa Grill McAllen Incredibowl El Periodico USA Banda la Poderosa Sinaloense Dak promociones A Sharyland Mariachi Nuevo Cascabel Booster Club Ballet Folklórico UTRGV RGV Folklorico Dance Company McAllen All-Starz Music Academy

Mission Historical Museum
08/29/2019

Mission Historical Museum

Our first ever Mercado Mexicano will be an INTERNATIONAL artisan market featuring unique items from a variety of vendors!
This two-day event is in conjunction with Grito de Independencia: Noche Mexicana!

We will be giving out FREE T-SHIRTS on the first day (Saturday) of our Market! For more information on our event please contact us at 956.580.8646

This is your chance to get out and shop internationally! We're expecting 20+ vendors and we're expecting YOU to join us!...
08/27/2019

This is your chance to get out and shop internationally!
We're expecting 20+ vendors and we're expecting YOU to join us! Why?

1. We're giving out free shirts ON DAY 1!
2. Day 2 is going to be a HUGE party in conjunction with CamCoin
3. WE'RE GIVING OUT FREE T-SHIRTS ON DAY 1!

and lastly...

WE'RE GIVING OUT FREE T-SHIRTS ON DAY 1!

Our first ever Mercado Mexicano will be an INTERNATIONAL artisan market featuring unique items from a variety of vendors...
08/23/2019

Our first ever Mercado Mexicano will be an INTERNATIONAL artisan market featuring unique items from a variety of vendors!
This two-day event is in conjunction with Grito de Independencia: Noche Mexicana!

We will be giving out FREE T-SHIRTS on the first day (Saturday) of our Market! For more information on our event please contact us at 956.580.8646

We're delighted to announce another sponsor of our 13th Annual Dinner Banquet...Mission Regional Medical Center! They've...
08/21/2019

We're delighted to announce another sponsor of our 13th Annual Dinner Banquet...Mission Regional Medical Center!
They've recently celebrated their 65th anniversary, congrats! Thank you for many years of service and support!

We're glad to announce one of the Sponsors for our 13th Annual Dinner Banquet...Mission CISD.  We wish you all a great s...
08/20/2019
District Profile – About Us – Mission Consolidated Independent School District

We're glad to announce one of the Sponsors for our 13th Annual Dinner Banquet...Mission CISD. We wish you all a great school year and look forward to your continued support!

"Mission CISD ensures a quality and equitable education for our community of learners by providing the necessary academic, social, physical, and technological knowledge and skills to become successful lifelong learners and productive citizens."

#SuccessForEveryStudent

https://www.mcisd.net/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=217505&type=d&pREC_ID=478587

Mission Consolidated Independent School District serves K-12th grade students and is located in Mission, TX.

Our annual banquet is coming up! The banquet is one of our major fundraising events in which we celebrate our honorees a...
08/19/2019

Our annual banquet is coming up!

The banquet is one of our major fundraising events in which we celebrate our honorees and our yearly efforts as a non-profit organization.

▪️ Dinner
▪️ Silent Auction
▪️Entertainment

Tickets are now available! For more information or if you would like to contribute to our cause, contact us at 956.580.8646.

If you love connecting with Friends, Family and Community the Mission Historical Museum’s 13th Annual Dinner Banquet is the place to be. This memorable event includes delicious food, music, a silent auction of unique items, the 20-20 drawing for fabulous prizes, and for all the happy hearts, a cash bar will be available.
This will be an event which we consider an honor to pay tribute to distinguished individuals from the Community for their dedication, leadership and contributions to our City.

This is the Museum’s 13th Annual Fundraiser and we appreciate your attendance and generous support! Sponsorships, table reservations, individual tickets for open seating are available TODAY, and we are also requesting donations for the popular and profitable silent auction. The proceeds raised from this fundraiser will benefit our educational programs; free admission to visitors; special events free for our community; enhance our exhibits and most importantly support the museum’s future development for a better quality of life for future generations.

Views from our garden 🌴🌞Looks and feels 100 degrees but we are in fact at 101! Stay cool Missionites! #MissionProud
08/16/2019

Views from our garden 🌴🌞

Looks and feels 100 degrees but we are in fact at 101! Stay cool Missionites!

#MissionProud

Curious? Stop by and visit us, FREE ADMISSION and tons of history to catch up on 📚
08/14/2019

Curious? Stop by and visit us, FREE ADMISSION and tons of history to catch up on 📚

Mission Historical Museum's cover photo
08/13/2019

Mission Historical Museum's cover photo

The Mission Historical Museum is glad to announce this collaboration! We will be hosting our FIRST ever Mercado Mexicano...
08/13/2019

The Mission Historical Museum is glad to announce this collaboration!

We will be hosting our FIRST ever Mercado Mexicano, a 2-day artisan Market, in conjunction with Grito de Independencia: Noche Mexicana 🇲🇽

For more information regarding vendor information contact the Mission Historical Museum at 956.580.8646

Our annual banquet is coming up! The banquet is one of our major fundraising events in which we celebrate our honorees a...
08/08/2019

Our annual banquet is coming up!

The banquet is one of our major fundraising events in which we celebrate our honorees and our yearly efforts as a non-profit organization.

If you're looking for a sponsorship opportunity, or would like to donate to our cause, contact us at 956.580.8646.

If you love connecting with Friends, Family and Community the Mission Historical Museum’s 13th Annual Dinner Banquet is the place to be. This memorable event includes delicious food, music, a silent auction of unique items, the 20-20 drawing for fabulous prizes, and for all the happy hearts, a cash bar will be available.
This will be an event which we consider an honor to pay tribute to distinguished individuals from the Community for their dedication, leadership and contributions to our City.

This is the Museum’s 13th Annual Fundraiser and we appreciate your attendance and generous support! Sponsorships, table reservations, individual tickets for open seating are available TODAY, and we are also requesting donations for the popular and profitable silent auction. The proceeds raised from this fundraiser will benefit our educational programs; free admission to visitors; special events free for our community; enhance our exhibits and most importantly support the museum’s future development for a better quality of life for future generations.

Summer is coming to an end as we enter August ...Come spend some time with us before it ends at our last Movie on the La...
08/01/2019

Summer is coming to an end as we enter August ...Come spend some time with us before it ends at our last Movie on the Lawn event!

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07/31/2019

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Do you enjoy our Mission Historical Museum as much as we do?! Let's show it some love!❤️ Vote for MHM on The Monitor's Readers Choice Award! Voting ends August 5th. Here's the link: https://www.themonitor.com/readers-choice/

#MissionProud
07/31/2019

#MissionProud

La Lomita t-shirts are now available for $20 at our Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce located on 202 W. Tom Landry, Mission,TX !

Call (956) 585-2727 for more info. 🦋🍊
#MissionProud #OurMission #AllAmericaCity

Mission Historical Museum City of Mission, TX - Government Mission EDC Mission Event Center

WE'RE ON THE BALLOT! 😎The Monitor has now opened their Reader's Choice Survey and we're on the ballot! Below is the link...
07/30/2019

WE'RE ON THE BALLOT! 😎

The Monitor has now opened their Reader's Choice Survey and we're on the ballot! Below is the link to submit your vote! One vote allowed daily with the submission of at least 20 choices. Your vote also enters you for a chance to win a $200 gift card!

⭐️⭐️ SPREAD THE WORD - share share share! ⭐️⭐️

https://www.themonitor.com/readers-choice/

Thank you in advance for all the support! #MissionProud

City of Mission, TX - Government
07/29/2019

City of Mission, TX - Government

We had a blast at our latest Movie on the Lawn! Remember to join us for the last showing in the series at our Mission Event Center on Thursday! We are going BIG! #FamilyFriendlyFun #OurMission🤩

🚀🤩🎥 SPECIAL VIEWING 🎥 🤩🚀Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 !This SPACE SPECIAL Movie on the Lawn will take place at the beau...
07/26/2019

🚀🤩🎥 SPECIAL VIEWING 🎥 🤩🚀

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 !

This SPACE SPECIAL Movie on the Lawn will take place at the beautiful Mission Event center on Aug. 1st 2019.
Activities include:
▪️Moon jump arcade game
▪️Face Painting
▪️Hands on Activities
▪️Rocket Launch Viewings 🚀
▪️A Planetarium open to the public of all ages!

**WEAR YOUR BEST SPACE INSPIRED OUTFITS**

Activities begin at 7 and movie will begin at dusk 🌚

Concession will be made available, Don't forget your blankets and lawn chairs!!!

Address

900 Doherty Ave
Mission, TX
78572

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 14:00

Telephone

(956) 580-8646

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