IMAS launches monthly, hour-long art workshops on the last Sunday of the month February-May. $3 members, $10 non-members. RSVP by calling (956) 682-0123.
Dive into the world of fine art during these one-hour workshops!
These workshops are perfect for leaners of all ages and skill levels.
Workshop space is limited.
January 26th: Charcoal Drawing: Learn the basics of charcoal drawing as you create your own charcoal and chalk pastel self-portrait!
March 26: Fresco Painting: Learn the ancient art of fresco painting as you prepare your own painting surface and create a masterpiece!
April 30: Watercolor Painting: Channel your inner Monet as you learn the art of watercolor painting and create a landscape “impression.”
May 28: Cellophane Panels: Explore the world of contemporary light art and color mixing as you use colored cellophane panels to create your own stunning light artwork.
With Anialator, Wizard Wolf, In Your Long Arms, Mindeater and Archangel AD. $20, all ages.
Free admission and popcorn for a different film every week.
This new social gathering will happen the last Tuesday of every month.
Live comedy featuring talents from out of town and locals, every week.
Weekly starting November 3rd.
“The Rio Grande Valley’s first social coding event. Music, food, drinks, and geeks. Bring your tools of the trade, and work on your project. Invite others to work with you, or inspire others with your l33t skills. For those that are new to coding, we have you covered.”
Celebrate the founding of IMAS with games and other family friendly activities. Included in general admission.
IMAS is proud to announce our partnership with United Health Care (UHC) to celebrate IMAS’ Founder’s Day, which will be held on Friday, June 2, from 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at IMAS. We invite everyone to celebrate with us as we honor the past, celebrate our accomplishments, and continue to expand on our ability to positively impact our community through art & science. Our celebration will showcase this incredible milestone with special activities including stories, a variety of games, activities for kids and adults, music, and general good community fellowship.
On June 2, 1967 the McAllen International Museum (MIM), now known as the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS), began its journey. The IMAS permanent collection has grown significantly since its establishment in 1967, beginning with acquisitions of international folk art and science specimens, the collection now includes 1,500 fine art paintings, prints and sculptures as well as textiles and a wide range of other artifacts.
Today IMAS has 50,000 sq. ft. of exhibition, programming, and outdoor sculpture and play space. IMAS is accredited by the American Association of Museums, a Smithsonian Affiliate, a member of the Association of Science & Technology Centers, Museums for All member which makes us a premier destination for residents and visitors of the Rio Grande Valley, and hosts over 70,000 visitors a year. IMAS delights visitors by featuring a number of revolving international and regional art and science exhibits each year while providing exceptionally engaging educational programs.
It is a time set aside for those with deep roots in the museum and those just discovering all IMAS offers to join together and celebrate the extraordinary story of those who came before us to make this place so special. Joining the IMAS Birthday Party is FREE for IMAS Members; $7/Adult; $5/Senior and students with ID; $4/Child (4-12). For more information, please call (956) 681-2800. Come join the family friendly celebration!
Free, family friendly outdoor movie screening.
Register now for the annual 5k/10k run/walk across the causeway, which ends at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Early bird registration is $15-$30 depending on your race.
Brownsville has its own farmer’s market each week, across the street from Gladys Porter Zoo.
A free, family-friendly monthly event that includes food, music, antiques, collectibles and much more.
Our weekly market brings together local produce, artisan food, arts & crafts and more.
Free to the public.