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Holiday Market Kicks Off IMAS Christmas

IMAS Christmas Tree Forest

The International Museum of Art & Science presents a community Holiday Market to kick off this year’s annual Christmas Tree Forest “Christmas in the RGV” Dec. 5. The artisan market takes place from 1-5 p.m. In addition to the local artists, the Valley Symphony Orchestra and the McAllen Creative Arts Incubator will participate in the event this year. The community may support these local artists and artisans and then visit…

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IMAS Accepting Christmas Tree Forest Entries

Plans are currently underway by the IMAS Guild for this year’s International Museum of Art and Science Christmas Tree Forest. Those organizations wishing to participate should sign up early for the exhibit of 25 Christmas trees. This year’s theme is “Christmas in the Rio Grande Valley.” Inspiration for trees can come from many aspects of Valley life from ranching and sports to history and birding. New this year are the…

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Dec. 5 Rings in IMAS Holiday Market

IMAS Holiday Market

The International Museum of Art & Science presents a community Holiday Market Dec. 5. The event helps kick off this year’s annual Christmas Tree Forest. The festive artist and artisan market takes place from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. near the west entrance and Welcome Pavilion. The community is invited to support these local artists and artisans and then visit the Christmas Tree Forest and museum exhibitions. In addition to…

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IMAS Christmas Tree Forest Opens This Weekend

IMAS Christmas Tree Forest

The halls of the International Museum of Art & Science are heavy with anticipation for the annual exhibition of community-decorated Christmas trees. The IMAS Christmas Tree Forest is a five-decade tradition originating shortly after the opening of the 53-year-old museum. This annual holiday event is the brainchild of the IMAS Guild. It began the tradition of organizing community entries featuring a unique tree resplendent with hand-made ornaments and decorations showcasing…

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