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Explore IMAS2021-11-24T14:54:21-06:00

We’re open!

The IMAS REQUIRES masks for all visitors ages (2+). Visitors are encouraged to purchase a ticket online in advance.

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Effective October 6, 2021, the IMAS admission rates is $3 Regular Admission and $1 reduced admission for children 12 & under and Museums for All (WIC/EBT). IMAS Members, children 3 & under, and educators are free. Learn more about our museum.

Advance Tickets

Advance tickets are available by phone, in person, or at the link above. IMAS has adopted a new point of sale system to improve your checkout experience. If you need assistance, please email info@theimasonline.com or call during open hours.

Museum from Home at IMAS

Museum from Home workshops are an at-home experience for students to go in depth on specific art or science concepts. A live Zoom webinar is hosted by an IMAS Educator to lead participants through a hands-on lesson. Supplies are included in an activity kit to be picked up via curbside prior to the workshop date.

Registration for 2022 workshops open December 1. Mark your calendars!

January 5: Seismography

Create your own seismography and explore the world of earthquakes.

February 2: Black Art History

Learn about Black artists who revolutionized art and create a painting inspired by them!

March 2: Hydroponics

Dive into the world of water engineering and create your own hydroponic system!

April 6: da Vinci Engineering

Learn about Leonardo da Vinci and create a replica of the da Vinci bridge!

May 4: Basketry

Explore Mexico’s traditional handcrafted basketry and weave your own basket.

June 1: Art History

Design a pot or plate with clay as you learn about the history of Puebla pottery.

Registration Opens December 1
Museum from Home at IMAS

Museum from Home workshops are an at-home experience for students to go in depth on specific art or science concepts. A live Zoom webinar is hosted by an IMAS Educator to lead participants through a hands-on lesson. Supplies are included in an activity kit to be picked up via curbside prior to the workshop date.

Registration for 2022 workshops open December 1. Mark your calendars!

January 5: Seismography

Create your own seismography and explore the world of earthquakes.

February 2: Black Art History

Learn about Black artists who revolutionized art and create a painting inspired by them!

March 2: Hydroponics

Dive into the world of water engineering and create your own hydroponic system!

April 6: da Vinci Engineering

Learn about Leonardo da Vinci and create a replica of the da Vinci bridge!

May 4: Basketry

Explore Mexico’s traditional handcrafted basketry and weave your own basket.

June 1: Art History

Design a pot or plate with clay as you learn about the history of Puebla pottery.

Registration Opens Dec. 1
Afterschool Adventures Winter Fun
Afterschool Adventures with the IMAS is a late-afternoon program featuring hands-on learning for students to further explore their interests in science. Live workshops are hosted on the IMAS Facebook. Kit pickup is the weekend prior to the event date. Registration required. 
December’s Afterschool Adventures features a winter themed activity for all grade levels! Register for a Winter Fun kit, which includes the activity supplies and a holiday treat. Pick up the kit on December 11, and then tune into the live workshop on December 17.

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

Kit Pickup – Saturday, December 11 from 10AM-5 PM – Curbside

Register Now
Afterschool Adventures Winter Fun
Afterschool Adventures with the IMAS is a late-afternoon program featuring hands-on learning for students to further explore their interests in science. Live workshops are hosted on the IMAS Facebook. Kit pickup is the weekend prior to the event date. Registration required. 
December’s Afterschool Adventures features a winter themed activity for all grade levels! Register for a Winter Fun kit, which includes the activity supplies and a holiday treat. Pick up the kit on December 11, and then tune into the live workshop on December 17.

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

Kit Pickup – Saturday, December 11 from 10AM-5 PM – Curbside

Register Now
Shark Week Dissection 2018

Dissection Workshop with McAllen Public Utility
Thursday, December 30, 8:30 AM-12 PM

Explore marine biology with McAllen Public Utility at the museum! Participants will learn about coastal habitats and wastewater management, and work in pairs to dissect a dogfish shark. Pizza lunch provided. Must be a 6th-8th grader. Limited seats available. Mask required for all participants.

Presented in partnership with McAllen Public Utility.

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Register [Opens Dec. 3]
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Girl Scouts Tilte Full
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GirlScout WebElements Brownie Nov5 2022
GirlScout WebElements Junior Nov5 2022
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Virtual Workshops

Workshop Wednesday virtual workshops and video archives were made possible by the support of H-E-B Helping Here. #HEBHelpingHere #IMASartist

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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
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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
Illustration for Teens | Watch Now
DIY Mobile | Watch Now
Art Inspired by Women Artists | Watch Now
Printmaking | Watch Now
DADA Poetry Collage | Watch Now
Cubism Self-Portraits | Watch Now
Optical Art | Watch Now
Watercolor Drawing | Watch Now
Illustration for Teens | Watch Now

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Operation Imagination Camp

IMAS Summer Camps are back!
Registration for in-person camps begin May 1.
Learn more

IMAS to expand visiting hours beginning May 2 to include Wednesday and Sunday afternoons.
View hours and plan your visit

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