Aurore Giguet

May 1 Reopening with New Access Programs and a Fresh New Look

The Rice Museum will reopen to the public on Saturday, May 1. Visitors will notice a few changes, including new flooring, new displays, and a reorganization of gallery spaces.  In preparation for reopening, the Museum will use an advance reservation system and take other health and safety measures outlined by the State, CDC, and other …

May 1 Reopening with New Access Programs and a Fresh New Look Read More »

Smithsonian Exhibition Highlighting the History of Women Inventors in the US

Throughout American history, women with diverse backgrounds and interests created inventions that changed lives every day. But women haven’t always had equal opportunities to be inventors or received as much recognition. The Smithsonian and the United States Patent and Trademark Office present Picturing Women Inventors, a poster exhibition that explores the inventions of 19 highly …

Smithsonian Exhibition Highlighting the History of Women Inventors in the US Read More »

National Fossil Day

Join us on Wednesday, October 14 for a live on-line discussion with local amateur paleontologist Greg Carr. Carr is a long-time volunteer with the Rice Museum and a member of the North American Research Group (NARG), a club of amateur paleontologists who scour sedimentary rocks across the western U.S. for fossil remains. A fossil preparation expert, Carr …

National Fossil Day Read More »

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals
Translate »