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Get Cultured: A Czech on the Moon

Join the Czech Center Museum Houston for its exhibit Eugene Cernan " A Czech on the Moon " starting on Apr. 27 and running through Aug. 18, 2018. Space enthusiasts will know Cernan as commander of the 1972 Apollo 17 mission in and the last person who has walked the moon. Cernan’s mother was of Czech ancestry and as such, the CCMH is delighted to tell his compelling and deeply personal experience as an astronaut. The film received the Texas Independent Film Award from Houston Film Critics Society…

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Lone Star Flight Museum Moving to Houston

The Lone Star Flight Museum, which will move from Galveston to south Houston next year, has been experiencing some radical changes both inside and out. The new $35 million 130,000 square foot facility is currently under construction at Ellington Airport. We spoke with Lone Star’s new CEO Lt. General Owens to find out more about this unique and fascinating tribute to our nation’s aircraft history. The decision to move the museum inland was made following Hurricane Ike, in order to avoid future…

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World’s Largest Collection of Mummies Visits Houston

It’s the week of Halloween, which means all ages are looking for spooky ways to celebrate. Instead of wrapping yourself in toilet paper this year, try spending Halloween with actual mummies. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is currently host to a special exhibition titled “Mummies of the World.” This unique and fascinating exhibit has traveled all around the country, including to cities like Orlando, Salt Lake City, and Buffalo. Mummies of the World is the largest viewable collection of…

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Major Degas Exhibit Comes to Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Houston’s art scene once again takes the center stage as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston hosts the legendary work of artist Edgar Degas. The MFAH exhibition will be the first and only U.S. venue to showcase a Degas work of this significance in 3 decades. “Degas: A New Vision” debuts at the National Gallery of Victoria in Australia before opening in Houston October 16, 2016, to January 8, 2017. Degas, known as one of the founders of Impressionism, is most recognized for his focus on dance and…

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Virgin of Guadalupe exhibit Explores Mexico’s Rich History

Widely regarded as one of the most iconic legends of Mexico’s rich history, The Virgin of Guadalupe has inspired generations with a message of peace and hope. The Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) hosts a unique exhibit dedicated to the faith, artifacts, and incredible Aztec roots of Mexico in La Virgin De Guadalupe: Empress of the Americas . The story begins in 1531 when famous peasant-turned-saint, Juan Diego, saw a vision of the Virgin Mary at the Hill of Tepeyac, Mexico City, and was…

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