• April 2, 2024

Get Ready for Texas’ Total Solar Eclipse: Solar Saturday at IMAS!

Get Ready for Texas’ Total Solar Eclipse: Solar Saturday at IMAS!

Mark your calendars for an unforgettable celestial experience! On April 6th, join us at the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) for Solar Saturday, where we’ll delve into the wonders of astronomy and prepare for Texas’ upcoming Total Solar Eclipse.

Event Details:

-Date & Time: April 6th, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

-Location: International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS)

-Admission: Included with General Admission


Activities Include:

Science On A Sphere (SOS) Presentations:

Explore the mysteries of space with captivating SOS presentations and hands-on activities throughout the day.

Sun & Moon Gel Printmaking:

Unleash your creativity and craft your own sun and moon prints through gel plate printmaking. Tickets are available for $5 ($3 for IMAS members), with sessions every half hour. Limited capacity, so pre-registration is encouraged! Suitable for ages 8 and up.

Workshop Time Slots:

Choose from the following workshop time slots:

– 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

– 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

– 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

– 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please note: Workshop tickets are non-transferable, and admission must be purchased separately online or in person.


-11:00 a.m.: “Natural Sunlight in Natural Expressions”

Join us for a gallery talk by Guest Curator Mary Nettie Rodriguez as we explore the role of the sun in landscape paintings.

-1:00 p.m.: “IMAS Hay Mas”

Discover more about IMAS exhibitions and collections with a gallery talk by IMAS Curator Marcelo Ramirez.

Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and science of our solar system. Whether you’re an astronomy enthusiast or simply curious about the cosmos, Solar Saturday at IMAS promises an enlightening and engaging experience for all ages. See you there!

You can purchase your tickets here.


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