Executive Director Julian Gray was a special guest on KATU AMNW this morning! If you missed it, watch the video on KATU.com!
We’re headed to Tucson, Arizona for the biggest mineral event of the year! We’re proud to be the featured collector at the Westward Look Fine Mineral Show and and will also be exhibiting at the 2017 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®.
The Alma Rose rhodochrosite specimen made the trip! See it and more of our amazing collection on Saturday, February 4, from 10AM-4PM, and meet & greet with Executive Director Julian C. Gray and Curator Leslie Moclock at:
The Westward Look Resort
245 East Ina Road
Tucson, Arizona 85704
Learn more about the Fine Mineral Show here.
Tucson Convention Center
260 S Church Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
If you can’t make it to Tucson and are headed to the museum, the Alma Rose will be back on exhibit in Hillsboro on 2/16/17. Even though we miss the Alma Rose, the Rice Museum is open our regular hours of 1PM-5PM Wednesday-Friday and 10AM-5PM Saturday-Sunday.
Have you ever picked up a rock and wondered about what might be inside? This new exhibit puts everyday rocks under the microscope to show the beautiful secrets inside ordinary stones.
This exhibit sheds light on some of the science behind the gorgeous minerals displayed at the museum. It’s great for families and people of all ages!
Come visit to discover the humble ingredient in over half the rocks on Earth’s surface and find out what, exactly, makes something a crystal. You can even check it out during the museum’s upcoming Summer Fest, taking place this year on August 6 & 7 from 10 AM through 5 PM.
Come enjoy a new, interactive display at the Rice Museum, featuring some of Planet Earth’s oldest rocks. Learn about the oldest-known mineral, rock, and fossil, and touch a genuine piece of each specimen on display! Continue reading