An exclusive, super hero-themed event for museum members which includes an earlier preview of the upcoming Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss exhibit.
Calling all Members! Grab your family and head over to IMAS on May 19th from 6-8 pm for our “Spring Fling Super Member’s Night”! This action-packed night will include exclusive member’s-only access to the museum, special exhibition-themed activities, super snacks to keep a hero’s energy levels up, and an exclusive NO-CHARGE preview of Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss before its official opening on May 20th. This interactive exhibition offers opportunities for hands-on exploration of shipwrecks, submarines, and the sea life that exists on the ocean floor. Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss is presented by Evergreen Exhibitions in collaboration with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
Members are also invited to explore our galleries where we feature our latest exhibitions including, My Hero: Contemporary Art and Superhero Action, which celebrates and re-envisions the lives of iconic superheroes. My Hero! Contemporary Art & Superhero Action was organized by Carrie Lederer, Curator of Exhibitions, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA.
Other gallery exhibitions include Imaginary Botanicals: Sculpture in Glass by Kathleen Elliot, which has been organized through Katherine T. Carter & Associates. To Spin a Yarn. Distaffs: Folk Art and Material Culture, an extraordinary exhibition that showcases over 70 decorated wooden distaffs, or spinning implements. The exhibition is organized by the Stephen F. Austin State University Galleries, and objects are on loan from the collection of Michael T. Ricker unless otherwise indicated.
Even superheroes need water when they get thirsty, but where does it come from? Visit Water Journey, Watershed and explore the wonders of water, our most precious natural resource. We welcome this exhibition back to IMAS with the help of the McAllen Public Utilities Board (MPUB), which focuses on increasing water conservation awareness and environmental education in the Rio Grande Valley.
Join IMAS and become a part of the museum you love. As a member, enjoy benefits such as unlimited general admission, discounts on purchases in the museum Gift Shop, free or discounted admission to more than 300 participating museums across the whole nation. “Spring Fling Super Member’s Night” offers fun of epic proportions for everyone. Don’t forget your cape!