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177th Texas Independence Day

Mar 2, 2013 - Mar 3, 2013 10 AM - 5 PM

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site
Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site will celebrate the 177
th Texas Independence Day, Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3, from 10:00 a.m. til 5:00 p.m., featuring live performances and music, period craft demonstrations, and commemorative programs. The Star of the Republic Museum will also unveil a new exhibit, The Substance of Life: Texas Through the Eyes of Theodore Gentilz. The event is free to the public throughout the weekend. For more information, go to www.starmuseum.org or call (936) 8782461.




Museum Pass

Mar 1, 2013 - Mar 31, 2013 N/A

Brazos Valley Museum
Visit six of the finest museums and galleries in the Brazos Valley with the new Museum Pass. This exclusive pass lets you visit the Arts Council, the African American Museum, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History, and the Forsyth Center Galleries, all for one low price.

Call 1-888-878-6082 or click on the Museum Pass link at www.acbv.org to purchase one today!


Girl Scouts Day

Sep 30, 2012 1 - 3 PM

Nov 4, 2012 1 - 3 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley
Don’t be fooled, these workshops don’t teach you how to make their scrumptious cookies. The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley would like to invite the Girl Scouts in the BCS area to come participate in our fun Journey Service workshops!

To register, contact Jami Castillo at OJcastillo@Suddenlink.net, and go to our website to learn more!


Lauren Osborne
979-779-5437



Winter Wonderland Camp

Dec 31, 2012 - Jan 4, 2013 9 AM - 2 PM Every Day

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley
Join The Children’s Museum for a Cowboy Christmas! This year’s Winter Wonderland camp will feature crafts, games, and activities themed around cowboys and cowgirls, Texas, and winter. Your little Texan will be yellin’ Yeehaw and shiverin’ in their boots from all the fun! To find out more information or to purchase tickets, click the link below:

http://cmbv.org/winter-wonderland-camp.html

$20 for members, $25 for nonmembers

Lauren Osborne
979-779-5437



Founders Birthday Bash

Oct 26, 2012 6 -8 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas
Ladies! Come to The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley and celebrate the founder of the Girl Scouts Organizations' birthday! Earn a badge and have a great time! Get more information at our website!

http://cmbv.org/girl-scouts-day.html


Lauren Osborne
979-779-5437



Houston Family Christmas & Woodland Open Houst

Dec 1, 2012 N/A

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum 1836 Sam Houston Avenue
Come start the holiday season with the Museum! Santa Clause will be on the grounds along with historical demonstrators, enjoy goodies from Eliza's Kitchen, and have a rare oppertunity to see the inside of the historic Woodland Home, where the Hosuton's lived from 1847 to 1858.

Sam Houston Memorial Museum (936) 294-1832


SEC Days

Sep 29, 2012 9:20 AM - 5 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley
SEC Days- Sept 22 Sept 29 Oct 20 Nov 17 Nov 24
The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley will be hosting SEC Days camps for your children on Aggie home games. Come drop them off while you watch the Ags BTHO our SEC rivals! We will provide them with pizza from Boston's, crafts, activities, and so much more. There must be a minimum of 10 children for each camp 24 hours previous to camp start time otherwise it will be cancelled- so sign up today! Find out more information at our website!
http://cmbv.org/SEC-Days.html
To purchase tickets:
http://sec_days.charityhappenings.org/


Lyndzey Person
979-779-5437



SEC Days

Sep 22, 2012 4 - 11 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley
SEC Days- Sept 22 Sept 29 Oct 20 Nov 17 Nov 24
The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley will be hosting SEC Days camps for your children on Aggie home games. Come drop them off while you watch the Ags BTHO our SEC rivals! We will provide them with pizza from Boston's, crafts, activities, and so much more. There must be a minimum of 10 children for each camp 24 hours previous to camp start time otherwise it will be cancelled- so sign up today! Find out more information at our website!
http://cmbv.org/SEC-Days.html
To purchase tickets:
http://sec_days.charityhappenings.org/


Lyndzey Person
979-779-5437



Museum Day

Sep 29, 2012 9 AM - 4:30 PM

Sam Houston Memorial Museum
FREE admission offered to any individual presenting a MUSEUM DAY LIVE! ticket. To sign up for your ticket visit: www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/. Must have a ticket to receive free admission on this day.

Megan Buro, Marketing Coordinator
936-294-3839



2012 Photo Contest Exhibit

Oct 15, 2012 - Dec 14, 2012 Museum hours: Tues. - Sat. 9:00am to 4:30pm; Sunday noon to 4:30pm; closed Mondays

Sam Houston Memorial Museum
Exhibit displaying all photos entered in the 2012 Museum sponsored photo contest.

Megan Buro, Marketing Coordinator
936-294-3839



SEC Day

Sep 8, 2012 12:30 PM - TBA

Sep 22, 2012 12:30 PM - TBA

Sep 29, 2012 12:30 PM - TBA

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803





Cat in the Hat Visit

Sep 7, 2012 11 AM and 2 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803





Ice Paint

Sep 8, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 12, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 20, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 24, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803
Summer is almost gone, but the heat isn't! Cool off a bit and create a fun picture when you paint with ice. For more information, please visit cmbv.org or call us at 979-779-5437.




Magic Art

Sep 6, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 11, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 17, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 29, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803
Magic can be found anywhere. Even in your little one's drawings! With this craft, make a picture that can magically turn from black and white to color. Your child will be amazed while they practice fine motor skills. For more information, please visit cmbv.org or call us at 979-779-5437.




Sun Time

Sep 5, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 15, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 21, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 26, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803
Can you tell time by using the sun? You can when you come to The Children's Museum! After you make this easy sun dial, take it outside and learn to tell time. For more information, please visit cmbv.org or call us at 979-779-5437.




Bingo Bash

Sep 4, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 10, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 22, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 28, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803
Everyone loves to play bingo, so why not use it to practice those numbers? Your child will be having so much fun they won't even realize they are practicing math when they play Bingo at The Children's Museum. For more information, please visit cmbv.org or call us at 979-779-5437.




'O Say

Sep 3, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 14, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 18, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 27, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803
Did you know that the Star-Spangled Banner was written on September 14th by Francis Scott Key? Come learn about and celebrate our national anthem with a book and craft. For more information, please visit cmbv.org or call us at 979-779-5437.




Discover This

Sep 1, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 7, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 13, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 19, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

Sep 25, 2012 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM

The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley 111 East 27th Street Bryan, Texas 77803
Science can be found anywhere. What can your child discover by shaking, rolling, or smelling these everyday bottles filled with science? For more information, please visit cmbv.org or call us at 979-779-5437.




Night At The Star of the Republic Museum

Nov 3, 2012 7 - 9 PM

Star of the Republic Museum, 23200 Park Road 12, Washington, TX
The lights will go down and the museum’s exhibits will come to life! Explore the museum by flashlight—but BEWARE of what’s around the corner! Discover the history of Texas in a different light! This will be a fun way to learn about Texas history as real live characters step out of the exhibits to tell the story of the Texas Republic! Don’t forget to bring a flashlight! Star of the Republic Museum, administered by Blinn College, is located off Texas Highway 105 between Brenham and Navasota on FM 1155 at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site.


Elaine Platt
936-878-2461 ext. 236



6tth Birthday of the Brazos Valley African American Museum

Jun 21, 2012 2:00PM - 4:00PM

500 E. Pruitt St. Bryan, TX 77803
Join us as celebrate the 6th birthday of the museum as well as honoring Oliver Wayne Sadberry for his unwavering committment to the museum and remembering the accomplishments of Mell Pruitt.

Donna PIttman
979 775-3961