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!