UT’s McClung Museum has partnered with UT Gardens to create a garden featuring food plants grown in the Americas thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans. The project is the work of Gary Crites, the McClung Museum’s curator of paleoethnobotany; Susan Hamilton, UT Gardens director; James Newburn, UT Gardens assistant director; and Holly Jones, UT Gardens kitchen manager.
McClung Museum News
The Museum Store at the McClung Museum will hold its spring sale from Tuesday, April 26, to Saturday, May 6.
A Family Fun Day in celebration of Mother’s Day will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
The McClung Museum will help launch a new “Explore Knoxville” Girl Scout patch on Saturday, April 30.
The Museum Store at UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will hold its spring sale from April 26 to May 6. Shoppers will find savings up to 70 percent off. Museum members and UT students will receive an additional 10 percent off all purchases.
Families are invited to join the McClung Museum from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 18, for a “Mayan Folktales” Stroller Tour.
The community is invited to join the McClung Museum for a Maya Festival from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 9.
Bill Bass, renowned forensic anthropologist and founder of the Forensic Anthropology Center, will talk about his work on the “Zoo Man” Huskey murders of the 1990s at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the McClung Museum.
The public is invited to join the McClung Museum for a bus tour of important Civil War sites in Fort Sanders and around Knoxville from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10.
As part of the School of Art’s annual lecture series, Palmyre Pierroux will give the talk “Media Design for Museum Experiences: An Interdisciplinary Perspective” at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 10.