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Biodiversity Festival & Market

Sunday, December 4
1:00-5:00 PM
Member Hour: 12:00-1:00 PM
The Biodiversity Festival will celebrate the incredible variety of life on Earth! Explore the field of biodiversity through hands-on activities, visit the Smithsonian exhibition Life in One Cubic Foot, engage with community organizations, and shop at the Market at the Museum.
Participating organizations include UTRGV Soil Ecology Lab, Estero Llano Grande State Park, and more!

Learn more about Life in One Cubic Foot

Buy your admission ticket before you arrive and skip the line to get in!

General admission rates and discounts apply, free for IMAS members.

About the Festival & Market
Advanced Admission for Dec. 4
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Homeschool Days: Galaxy Circuit Cards
Wednesday, December 7

Homeschool Days are in-person workshops that explore art and science concepts in depth through hands-on activities. Pre-registration encouraged as seats are limited.

Price: $12 per Participant ($6 for IMAS Members)
Primary and Secondary Workshops Available

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Gingerbread Challenge Workshops

Take on the Gingerbread Challenge as you build and decorate a house using graham crackers, frosting and candy. The best part is the mess stays here, and participants take their yummy creation home.

Children 6 and under must be supervised by an adult chaperone (chaperone’s admission included in workshop price).

Price: $10 ($5 for IMAS Members), additional attendees would need to purchase General Admission

Dec.9 – Dec. 11 & December 17

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Adult Folk Art : Basketry Workshop
Saturday, December 10

Explore the beautiful art of Mexican basketry and its roots in indigenous practices. In this workshop participants will get a deeper look into the Mexican basketry in the permanent collection as they create their own functional bowl from reeds. This class is taught by Selena Garza.

Price: $15 per Participant ($10 for IMAS Members)

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Operation Imagination: Winter Camp 2022

Become an ecosystem investigator as you discover the field of biodiversity through outdoor surveys and activities about nature. This camp will focus on the Smithsonian exhibition Life in One Cubic Foot, a look into the incredible variety of life on Earth.

Campers should bring a bagged lunch and refillable water bottle. An afternoon snack is provided.

Price: $95 ($80 for IMAS Members)

Register Your Camper Today

Workshop Wednesdays are presented by H-E-B Helping Here
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IMAS Admission Price Changes Effective October 1, 2022

Regular admission is $5 with discounted $3 for children ages 4-12, students with an ID and senior citizens 65+. Museums for All (WIC/EBT) discount is $1 up to four people per card.

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