McClung Museum News

McClung Museum Hosts Archaeology and Fossil Day Fun on October 12

In celebration of International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day, UT’s McClung Museum will host Can You Dig It?—a free, family-friendly community event with activities focusing on archaeology and fossils. The event, cosponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America East Tennessee Society, will be held from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, at the museum.

McClung Museum Featured on Antiques Roadshow October 6

The McClung Museum will be featured in the upcoming Antiques Roadshow episode “Knoxville, Hour 3,” which airs Monday, October 6, nationally on PBS and locally on East Tennessee PBS at 8:00 p.m. EDT.

McClung Museum Hosts Natural History Illustration Workshop October 5

The McClung Museum will host a workshop related to the new exhibit Birds, Bugs, and Blooms: Natural History Illustration from the 1500s–1800s. Registration is now open for the workshop, “Using Scratchboard to Create Lifelike Natural History Illustrations.” It will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 pm on Sunday, October 5, at the museum.

McClung Museum Hosts Free Programs in September

Museum lovers, families, and other community members are invited to explore and enjoy a variety of free events this month at the McClung Museum of Natural History. The events kick off at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 14, with a signing of the newly issued third edition of the popular book Tellico Archaeology and a lecture by author and McClung Museum Director Jeff Chapman.