McClung Museum News

McClung Museum Hosts Free Family Programs in February

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.

Maya: Lords of Time Exhibition Opens at McClung Museum January 23

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.

Lesson Inspires Students to Organize Human Trafficking Awareness Event

A class discussion about an enslaved African prince in the 1600s has inspired a group of UT undergraduate students to help stop modern-day human trafficking. The inaugural Human Trafficking on Rocky Top event will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in the Toyota Auditorium at the Baker Center. It is free and open to the public. Local experts will speak and an involvement fair will follow the presentation.

McClung Museum Hosts Lecture and Guided Meditation

In conjunction with the current exhibit, Embodying Enlightenment: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas, the McClung Museum will host a lecture and a calm abiding meditation session at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 8.