An innovative new exhibition featuring work by twenty-eight contemporary artists who produced original prints based on objects from the permanent collections of the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture opens Thursday, January 22. By pairing selected objects with their related prints, Drawn from the McClung Museum examines how art, science and culture are perceived and interpreted in museums. The exhibition will run through May 24.
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Knoxville’s Civil War era churches and cemeteries will be the topic of a lecture at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture on Sunday, January 18. The event kicks off the fifth annual McClung Museum Civil War Lecture series, which focuses on the places and people of the Civil War in East Tennessee.
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free dinosaur- and fossil-themed family events throughout January at the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free winter holiday-themed family events throughout December at the McClung Museum.
The McClung Museum Store will hold its annual sale from November 22 to December 7.
The McClung Museum will host a lecture and book signing on the geologic history of Tennessee on Sunday, November 16.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a lecture on natural history as a popular science on Tuesday, November 25. Denise Phillips, an assistant professor in history, will present the 5:30 p.m. talk, “The Most Popular of Sciences: Natural History through the Centuries.”
Families and community members are invited to explore and enjoy free family events throughout November at the McClung Museum.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a lecture by nationally known expert Barney L. Lipscomb on Wednesday, October 22.
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.