The community is invited to join the McClung Museum for a Maya Festival from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 9.
McClung Museum News
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.
Families are invited to come to UT’s McClung Museum from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 7, for a Stroller Tour about the Mayan calendar.
The McClung Museum and the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature (CCYAL) have partnered to create reading lists related to the museum’s galleries for children and young adults.
A researcher from the Cave Research Foundation will share his experiences documenting archaeological finds in the Cumberland Gap cave system during a talk on Tuesday, February 16.
Families are invited to enjoy free programming throughout the month of February at McClung Museum. Activities to highlight love around the world for Valentine’s Day and celebrate the work of an African American sculptor during Black History Month are planned.
The McClung Museum will host Maya: Lords of Time, an exhibition investigating the ancient Maya civilization’s fascination with time. The exhibit opens Saturday and runs through May 22. Maya: Lords of Time will explore the time-ordered universe through the Maya’s intricate calendar systems, and investigate how their history and culture followed a rhythm set by the motion of heavenly bodies.
The McClung Museum will host its sixth annual Civil War Lecture Series starting at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 24.