Tag Archives: International Museum of Art & Science

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 to Honor City of McAllen at Collage Gala

The International Museum of Art & Science presents its 42nd Collage Annual Gala Aug. 28. The IMAS will be honoring the City of McAllen for its steadfast support of the museum and its mission for 54 years. Each year, the funds raised through Collage help the museum fulfill its mission by presenting a wide range of engaging art and science exhibits. It also presents cultural events and educational programs to all…

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IMAS Expands Hours

IMAS extends hours

The International Museum of Art & Science has expanded its hours for visitors to include Wednesday and Sunday afternoons. The extended hours come just in time for the opening of the new photography exhibit “Stillness” by Carlos Limas on May 8. IMAS’s new hours include Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. Sundays hours are 1-5 p.m. The museum closes for cleaning from 1-2 p.m.…

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A Night At The Brew-seum Is Back

The International Museum of Art & Science’s annual fundraiser A Night at the Brew-seum is back this year with multiple in-persona and virtual events. With the main event taking place April 15, other ways to participate include a virtual 5K, a virtual science of beer bread baking event, a beer dinner and Beer & Yoga. This year’s in-person event will feature PODs for guests to participate in the evening. Each…

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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 Celebrates Hubble Anniversary 

Hubble 30 IMAS Banner

On April 24, 2020, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope celebrated the 30th anniversary of its launch aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery. In honor of that occasion, a new Hubble image called “Cosmic Reef” was released virtually and will be on display at the International Museum of Art & Science beginning Aug. 7. The IMAS is one of 74 locations across the nation to unveil the Hubble 30th anniversary photo to the…

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Virtual Back to School Week With the IMAS

BBVA Foundation awards the IMAS $5,000 in support of daytime educational programming in 2020. Pictured earlier this year are IMAS Director of Development & Marketing Anastasia Perez, IMAS Director of Education Claudia Martinez Gray, BBVA VP of Community Relations Robert Rossel, IMAS Executive Director Ann Fortescue and BBVA Corporate Relations Manager Ernesto Sepulveda.

The International Museum of Art & Science will host a virtual back to school week Aug. 3-7. This event will provide school supplies and hands-on art and science projects to school-aged children in the Rio Grande Valley in the form of a free activity kit. >“The museum serves our community youth as a place of exploration and creativity, which has translated into online programming, live videos and workshops over the…

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IMAS to Reopen With Capacity Limits

The International Museum of Art & Science is planning to reopen to the public on June 11. An IMAS member preview will take place June 9 from 3-7 p.m. When the museum opens, there will be a capacity limit of 25 percent, following the recommendations of the Texas Department of State Health Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most of the interactive areas will not be accessible…

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Brew-seum Comes Home June 6

The International Museum of Art & Science’s Night at the Brew-seum is going virtual with Brew-seum@Home June 6. In the virtual experience, ticket holders may pick up their Brew-seum@Home beer kit ahead of time for the live program. “While the tradition has continued now for 12 years, the International Museum of Art & Science is pivoting the format this year to do our part in the effort to shelter at…

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