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We’re open! The IMAS is operating at a limited capacity for safe social distancing, masks are required for all visitors (2+) and staff, and the IMAS encourages visitors to purchase a ticket (currently reduced to $1, ages 4+) in advance to reserve a time slot

Art galleries, MPU BioZone, the sculpture garden, Museum Shop, and courtyard are all open to visitors at this time. High-touch spaces remain closed for the health and safety of our visitors. These include Seed to Table, View Space and Water Journey.

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Educational Programs

Art and Nature Afterschool Adventures

Afterschool Adventures with IMAS: Art and Nature

Celebrate Earth Day during April’s After School Adventures with IMAS! Create an original artwork inspired by nature with a free workshop kit. Register online for a FREE kit, which includes a grade-level appropriate activity.  Tune in to the IMAS Facebook for the live workshops.

This program is made possible with support from the BBVA Foundation.

February 17 from 10AM-1PM and 2-5 PM – Kit Pickup, Museum Parking Lot (near Olmec head)

ArtandNature Web K 5 1

Nature Mobile: Create a moving artwork inspired by the natural world around us as we sort living and non-living things. Then, meet the bugs that call IMAS home with an insect talk!

(Recommended for K-5th grade)

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ArtandNature Web 6 12 1

Leaf Lantern: Learn about leaf classification and then design and build a lantern.

(Recommended for 6th-12th grade)
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Leopard Gecko

Museum from Home Workshops in 2021

All workshops are virtual small-group webinars on Zoom with IMAS Educators.

May 4, 2:00 PM | 3rd to 5th graders will learn about the importance of food webs in coastal ecosystems. REGISTER

Registration required, space is limited. Kit pickup for all workshops available prior to workshop date. Cost is $10 per participant ($6 for IMAS Members)
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At-Home Printmaking Workshop
April 21 @ 2 PM

Facebook Live, Online Pre-registration (limited quantity)

April's Workshop Wednesday will demonstrate how to do printmaking at home!

Learn basic carving and printmaking techniques with everyday tools! Kit includes air-dry clay, rolling pin, plastic knife, toothpick, a tray, paper, pencil, ink, and a paintbrush. This workshop is for ages 10+.

Workshop Wednesdays are presented by H-E-B Helping Here. #HEBHelpingHere #IMASartist

Kit pickup is Saturday, April 17 from 10 AM-1 PM & 2-5 PM via curbside at the museum.

Upcoming Workshop Wednesdays:

May 19: DADA Poetry Collage
June 16: Cubism
July 14: Optical Art

Young Adventurers Live with the IMAS

Young Adventurers Workshop LIVE!

Pre-K (ages 3-6)
Last Tuesday of the Month
10AM on Facebook

March 30: Toad Mask

Are frogs and toads the same? Join the IMAS to learn fun facts about toads and create a toad mask! 🐸 A limited number of kits are available. Kit pickup is Saturday, March 27 from 12-5 PM.
Young Adventurers Archive

Virtual Workshops

Workshop Wednesday

Tape Painting | Watch Now
Foil Sculpture | Watch Now
Treasure Maps | Watch Now
Paper Collage | Watch Now
Flower Pressing | Watch Now
Paper Marbling | Watch Now
Card Making | Watch Now
Glass Jar Art | Watch Now
Lettering | Watch Now
Animal Drawings | Watch Now
Photo Collage | Watch Now
Zine | Watch Now
Chalk Pastel Drawing | Watch Now
DIY Loom | Watch Now
Galaxy Painting | Watch Now
Organic Line Art | Watch Now
Mixed Media Art LIVE! | Watch Now
Papel Picado LIVE! | Watch Now
Sketching in Real Life | Watch Now
DIY Mobile | Watch Now

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