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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; and to preserve, expand, and display its permanent art and science collections.

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McAllen, TX
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Featured Events

Engineering Museum from Home Workshop

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Zoology Museum from Home Workshop

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Full Calendar

Featured Events

Engineering Museum from Home Workshop

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Zoology Museum from Home Workshop

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Full Calendar
Homeschool Days title

Join IMAS Educators and peers for an afternoon of novel, exciting hands-on art and science experiences! Homeschool Days with the IMAS is a virtual, small-group workshop hosted on Zoom.

January 12 & 13: Textile Art

February 9: Engineering

March 9: Women in Science

April 6: Zoology

May 4: Oceanography

Learn More & Register

Homeschool Insider

We are a family that is homeschooling our kids. We are museum members and have attended the homeschool classes, as well as other programs and camps for years now. We also participated in classes at the libraries and nature centers. We had a community garden and meet-ups with friends. All of that was an important part of our homeschooling experience, and now none of that is happening. Most of the programs we relied on for input and interaction have not gone virtual.

My kids participated in the first virtual homeschool class you offered, and they loved it and needed it! It was a rare chance, in these times, for them to interact with teachers and students that they have known in person. I think it may be extra hard on homeschoolers right now because most of the interactive community programs our kids participated in have not gone virtual.

They need more of this. We’d sign up for weekly sessions, if you offered it…

We hope the museum can continue to play an important role in the education of our children. Thank you.

Alison
Homeschool Days title

Join IMAS Educators and peers for an afternoon of novel, exciting hands-on art and science experiences! Homeschool Days with the IMAS is a virtual, small-group workshop hosted on Zoom.

January 12 & 13: Textile Art

February 9: Engineering

March 9: Women in Science

April 6: Zoology

May 4: Oceanography

Learn More & Register

Homeschool Insider

We are a family that is homeschooling our kids. We are museum members and have attended the homeschool classes, as well as other programs and camps for years now. We also participated in classes at the libraries and nature centers. We had a community garden and meet-ups with friends. All of that was an important part of our homeschooling experience, and now none of that is happening. Most of the programs we relied on for input and interaction have not gone virtual.

My kids participated in the first virtual homeschool class you offered, and they loved it and needed it! It was a rare chance, in these times, for them to interact with teachers and students that they have known in person. I think it may be extra hard on homeschoolers right now because most of the interactive community programs our kids participated in have not gone virtual.

They need more of this. We’d sign up for weekly sessions, if you offered it…

We hope the museum can continue to play an important role in the education of our children. Thank you.

Alison

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Current Exhibits

  • 8-bit Frida, The World of Frida at IMAS
  • Parkata Poderosa - The World of Frida at IMAS

The World of Frida [Opens March 27]

The World of Frida, celebrates the culture, style, and persona of visionary painter Frida Kahlo, an artist who continues to inspire with her story of love, adventure, and [...]

  • Guided by Curiosity at IMAS
  • John Gould Florisuga Atra in online IMAS exhibit
  • Devil Icons Online Exhibit IMAS
  • Threaded Roots curated by Lisa Moreno at IMAS
  • Natural Essence IMAS Virtual Exhibit

Guided by Curiosity

Guided by Curiosity is the culmination of four virtual exhibitions curated by members of the museum’s education staff brought [...]

  • Wild Bees Exhibit at IMAS

Wild Bees

Wild Bees, an exhibition showcasing the works of Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman, is a collection of stunning macro photographs [...]

Virtual Exhibits

  • Natural Essence IMAS Virtual Exhibit

Natural Essence

Ceramics have been around for a long time. They can be created by using different types of clay and [...]

  • Pollinators in Action IMAS Virtual Exhibit

Pollinators in Action

The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) is excited to announce the winners of its first community juried [...]

  • Votes for Women A Portrait of Persistence
  • Votes for Women A Portrait of Persistence

Votes for Women

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with [...]

  • Threaded Roots curated by Lisa Moreno at IMAS

Threaded Roots

Threaded Roots delves in to the history of textiles and its cultural value in Hispanic societies with an emphasis on [...]

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