Volunteer Guild

SERVING THE MUSEUM SINCE 1950

Omni Theater Films 1983 to present

OMNI THEATER FILMS 1983 - Present

 

Stars and Stories

Stars and Stories

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June 21st

July 19th

August 16th

Pre & Post- Visit Resources

PRE & POST-VISIT RESOURCES

The Museum is passionate about supporting the children of Texas and the remarkable teachers working with them.  We know your educational time is precious and we value your trust in our extraordinary learning environments.  Your students will observe, question, predict and communicate as they deepen their understanding of science in our exhibit galleries.  Learning happens here – through hands-on explorations in our exhibits, and through the conversations your students have with you, other students and our staff.  Thank you fo

Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


21st Century Learning Academy

Thank you for your interest in the 21st Century Learning Academy for educators.  Both programs (Grades K-2 and Grades 3-8) are full and registration is closed.  If you have any questions, please send an email to Cathy Barthelemy at cbarthelemy@fwmsh.org.

The Happy Family

THE HAPPY FAMILY SCULPTURE

One of the most smile-inducing components of the new Fort Worth Museum School isn’t an artifact, reptile or colorful painting. Rather it’s “The Happy Family,” a site-specific metal sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Barrett DeBusk, situated in the middle of the Museum School Courtyard.

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Stars Cafe & Reel Refreshments

STARS CAFÉ

The Stars Café will be closed on Sundays in July. ReelRefreshments, located in the Omni Lobby, is open for light fare and drink.

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Museum Architecture - A Sustainable Building

A SUSTAINABLE BUILDING

 “This is a 100-year building,” said Architect Ricardo Legorreta. Indeed, the architect and builders of the new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History worked hard to incorporate sustainable elements into the building’s construction.

 


 

 SOLAR PANELS

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The architect and builders of the new Museum of Science and History worked hard to incorporate sustainable elements into the building’s construction.
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Museum Architecture - The Urban Lantern

THE URBAN LANTERN

One of the most stunning features of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s new building is the “Urban Lantern,” an element common to structures designed by architects Legorreta + Legorreta. As a beacon of learning, and as the anchor of the new Museum campus, the Lantern serves as the main entrance to the 166,000-square-foot building.

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One of the most stunning features of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s new building is the “Urban Lantern."
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Museum Architecture: Legorreta + Legorreta Elements

LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA ELEMENTS

The new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History building is an innovative work of architecture designed by the highly acclaimed architectural firm, Legorreta + Legorreta of Mexico City.  The architect describes the 166,000-square-foot facility as a very happy environment – a building for kids, young people and adults. Some of the signature architectural Legorreta elements include:

  • Bright colors of Latin America including deep red, yellow, blue, bright pink, and purple

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Fun Fact
A typical large format (aka IMAX) 45-minute film costs about 6 million dollars to make.

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