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Conference Aims To Preserve The Health And Vitality Of Texas Museums

Posted on · The annual conference of the Texas Association of Museums will be held in Houston April 18-21. Houston Matters explores what will be discussed and learns about the major issues facing museums these days.

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Expansion Will Double the Size of Houston’s Holocaust Museum

Posted on · (Above: An artist’s rendering of the renovation and expansion planned for Holocaust Museum Houston. Image Courtesy: HMH) Holocaust Museum Houston has announced plans to more than double its size, making it the nation’s fourth-largest Holocaust museum. Some two-thirds of the current museum, located on Caroline Street in the Museum District, will be torn down to […]

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Global Collection of Mummies to Visit Houston Starting Sept. 24

Posted on · In a few weeks (Sept. 24, 2016), a national exhibit featuring mummified remains of people and animals from around the world will arrive at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition will feature mummies and artifacts on loan from twelve museums. Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout, the museum’s curator of anthropology, explains why […]

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Two of Houston’s Most Renowned Museums Undertake Major Expansions

Posted on · Two Houston area museums with international reputations have taken on major expansion projects, which will — among other things — contribute to the changing architecture in Houston’s museum district. To find out what’s in store for The Menil Collection, and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, we talk with the respective directors of those museums, Josef […]