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On view until May 20, 2017
New Exhibits.  Currently on view - Citizens at Last: The Women Suffrage Movement in Texas.  The exhibit is on loan from Humanities Texas and chronicles the work of women in Texas in gaining the right to vote. 

Also currently on view - Changing the Face of Power: Women in the U.S. Senate.  The exhibit is also on loan from Humanities Texas and highlights women in the U.S. Senate. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017
New Exhibit Opens.  Join us for our new exhibition, From Swords to Plowshares: Metal Trench Art from WWI.   This traveling exhibit features unique pieces of "trench art" from World War I.   During the war, soldiers created pieces of art from artillery shells, watches, lighters, etc.  This came to be known as trench art.  Come see over 160 pieces of this stunning art form!

Tuesday - Friday, July 11 - 14, 2017
9:00 am-12:00 pm

E.A. Limmer Jr. Summer Camp (ages 5-6 years).  Join us for our annual summer camp at the museum.  Each child will engage in fun and educational activities and experiences including: games, crafts, guest speakers, demonstrations, and private tours of the exhibits!  Registration is $40 per child and is limited.  Click Here for the registration form.

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Victorian Lemonade Party.  Kids are invited to wear their Sunday best and visit the museum to decorate their own tea cups, make paper dolls, and enjoy a guided tour of the Moustache Cup Collection and also the newest exhibits Citizens at Last and Changing the Face of Power!  Admission is $5 per child (2 adults free with child admission).  Registration forms will need to be submitted with payment.  Click Here for the registration form.

Saturday, June 7, 2017, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Educator Day.  Local educators are invited to the museum for private tours and an opportunity to learn about the many resources available at the museum.  Opportunities include school tours, school outreach, and traveling trunks.

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  This event is free.  Children and families are invited to visit the museum for crafts and games.  This month's theme is Native American culture and the kids will make dreamcatchers; a Native American tradition.

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  This event is free.  Children and families are invited to visit the museum for crafts and games.  This months theme is Spring and the kids will make dandelions. 

Saturday, June 10, 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.

Tuesday - Friday, July 18 - 21, 2017
9:00 am-12:00 pm

E.A. Limmer Jr. Summer Camp (ages 7-9 years).  Join us for our annual summer camp at the museum.  Each child will engage in fun and educational activities and experiences including: games, crafts, guest speakers, demonstrations, and private tours of the exhibits!  Registration is $40 per child and is limited.  Click Here for the registration form.

On View until May 31, 2017
Harley Davidson and the Evolution of the Motorcycle.  This exhibit consists of images from the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee and items on loan from local motorcycle dealerships and collectors.

 

Saturday, June 10, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Hero Day.  Kids are invited to dress as their favorite hero and visit the museum to decorate their own dog tags, make paper helicopters, and enjoy a guided tour of the Fort Hood exhibit and the newest exhibit WWI Trench Art! Admission is $5 per child (2 adults free with child admission).  Registration  forms will need to be submitted with payment.  Click Here for the registration form.

Tuesday - Friday, July 25 - 28, 2017
9:00 am-12:00 pm

E.A. Limmer Jr. Summer Camp (ages 10-12 years) .  Join us for our annual summer camp at the museum.  Each child will engage in fun and educational activities and experiences including: games, crafts, guest speakers, demonstrations, and private tours of the exhibits!  Registration is $40 per child and is limited.  Click Here for the registration form.

 

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discovery Day.  Join us for Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm!  This event is free.  Children and families are invited to visit the museum for crafts and games.  This month's theme is WWI to celebrate the opening of From Swords to Plowshares: Metal Trench Art from WWI and the kids will make poppies to commemorate the soldiers.

 

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Curator Camp.  Kids are invited to bring in an item they have found on an adventure!  Adventures can include anything from visiting grandma's house to going to Disneyworld!  They will work together to create their own exhibit that will be on display for two weeks at the museum!  Registration is limited.  Click Here for the registration form.   Click Here for the program flyer. 

 

 

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