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Currently on View
Exhibition - Quilts of Valor.  The Quilts of Valor Foundation is a national organization whose mission is "to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor."  The exhibit features beautiful and patriotic quilts made by the members of the local QOVF chapter.  The quilts will be presented to local veterans and service members during a special Veterans Day ceremony on November 11 at 2:00 pm.  This exhibit is on view until November 11, 2017.

Currently on View
Exhibition - Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty Years of Firsts.  The Dance Theatre of Harlem has been creating beautiful work for over 40 years.  The exhibit features over 20 costumes and accessories, set pieces, photographs, tour posters, and four staged ballets iconic to the company.  This exhibit is on view until Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Currently on View
Exhibition - Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty Years of Firsts.  The Dance Theatre of Harlem has been creating beautiful work for over 40 years.  The exhibit features over 20 costumes and accessories, set pieces, photographs, tour posters, and four staged ballets iconic to the company.  This exhibit is on view until Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Friday, November 10, 2017
Veteran's Day.  The Museum will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.  The museum will re-open at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
 

Currently on View
Exhibition - Work, Fight, Give:  American Relief Posters of WWII.  The National War Fund was created in 1942 to consolidate relief efforts for those impacted by the war in Europe and Asia.  The exhibit features relief posters made to encourage contributions of aid to be sent overseas through the National War Fund and the other various relief agencies.  This exhibit is on view until November 30, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Carnegie Mystery.  Due to a sold-out show in November, this is an encore performance.  Adults 18 years and older are invited to visit the museum to solve a crime mystery.  Clues will be hidden throughout our Passport Through Time Exhibit that will aid in the mission to catch the criminal!  Tickets are $10 per person and there are two different show times: 7 pm and 8 pm.  Pre-registration is required.  Click here for the registration form.

New Exhibit Opening
Exhibition - Texas History.    Annexation:  Celebrating Texas Statehood; Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience; Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence.  Visit the museum to learn about this great state's history!  This exhibit is on view beginning Tuesday, January 9 through May 4, 2018.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
New Exhibit Opening - Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty Years of Firsts.  The Dance Theatre of Harlem has been creating beautiful work for over 40 years.  The exhibit features over 20 costumes and accessories, set pieces, photographs, tour posters, and four staged ballets iconic to the company.  This exhibit is on view until Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Christmas on the Farm.  The museum will host a booth at the annual Christmas on the Farm event at the Bell County EXPO Center!  Kids are invited to visit the museum booth to make reindeer chow for a special Christmas treat for Santa's reindeer.  We hope to see you there!

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 10:30 am-4:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr Day Event - Join us as kids and families are invited to the museum to help make a Unity Banner.  There will also be a guest speaker on Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement at 3:30 pm.  The event is completely free.

Friday, November 17, 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
1st Annual Carnegie Mystery.  Adults 18 years and older are invited to visit the museum to solve a crime mystery.  Clues will be hidden throughout our Passport Through Time Exhibit that will aid in the mission to catch the criminal!  Tickets are $10 per person and there are two different show times: 7 pm and 8 pm.  Pre-registration is required.  Click here for the registration form.

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 8:30 am
Gault Site Tour.  Join us for a tour of the Gault Site, located in southwestern Bell County.  The Gault Site is recognized as one of the most important archeological sites in America.  The 2.5 hour tour covers about one mile of gentle terrain.  Space is limited to 30 persons.  Participants will meet at the museum and will leave at 8:30 a.m. in our own vehicles.  Maps will be provided and a staff member will also guide drivers to the site.  The site is 30 minutes from Belton, between Salado and Florence.  Fee is $10 per person, payable to the Gault School. Pre-registration is required, please call 254.933.5243.

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day - Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  Kids and families are invited to the museum to celebrate winter and build a snowflake!  The event is completely free.

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  Kids and families are invited to the museum to learn about life on the home front during WWII and about the Dance Theatre of Harlem.  The event is completely free.

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day -  HOLIDAY FEST!.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  Kids and families are invited to the museum to learn about different winter holidays including Christmas, Hanukkah, and St. Nicholas Day!  The event is completely free.

 

Thursday - Friday, November 23-24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holidays.  The Museum will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.  The museum will re-open at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 25, 2017.

Monday - Tuesday, December 25-26, 2017
Christmas Holidays.  The Museum will be closed in observance of Christmas.  The museum will re-open at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.

 

 

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