Did you know that a snail has thousands of teeth? Or that the North Pole has one sunrise each year … and that 1.3 million Earths can fit inside the sun?
It may be dark within the walls of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science during its temporary closure, but its “lights on” for learning as the Museum launches Amaze Your Brain at Home!, a rotating wealth of brain-pleasing, fun that will be provided to those at home over the weeks to come. Continue reading
Buzz Lightyear, Mike and Sulley, Dory, WALL•E and more are headed to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this spring when The Science Behind Pixar exhibition takes guests to infinity and beyond with its Texas debut April 25. But before it does, the world-exclusive Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind exhibition enters its final weeks as authentic ancient human relative fossils of two recently unearthed species – named top discoveries of the last decade by National Geographic and Smithsonian Magazine – return to their permanent home in South Africa after the March 22 closing. Also through March 22, the new CaveSim will give guests a chance to learn caving skills as they navigate a 60-foot simulated cave – a challenging excursion for all ages that teaches STEM concepts and environmental conservation. Continue reading
Millions of LEGO bricks? Check. An Apollo 11 50th anniversary film debut? You got it. Heroic four-legged friends unleashed on the big screen? Absolutely! There’s no question that the Perot Museum of Nature and Science will have amaze-your-brain adventures aplenty this Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Wondering what to do this Labor Day weekend? Here are five reasons why you should make the Perot Museum part of your holiday itinerary. We try to stay on top of the fantastic things going on at the Perot, and hope you are able to take advantage of this wonderful Dallas resource. Continue reading
Autumn is an inspiring time in Dallas. With annual events, like the iconic State Fair of Texas, that draw thousands of visitors, to groundbreaking once-in-a-lifetime exhibitions, like a never-before-seen collection of Jackson Pollock paintings at the Dallas Museum of Art, there is plenty to see and do. The weather will be wonderful, and so will the sights. Visit Dallas this fall and enjoy some of the best the city has to offer. The list is impressive, and just a glimpse of what we have going on in the coming months. Get your calendar out and be ready for some planning. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Another session of Savor Dallas has been tucked under our belts, and formidable host Jim White is already at work planning the 2014 version. This year White seemed more at ease with his progeny, having planned what can only be described as a perfect series of events that lasted nearly an entire week.
The smattering of events scattered a wider path this year, having touched on new areas of Dallas including the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, up-and-comer Trinity Groves, and even the Arboretum. Each spot White visited he left a pot of gold as his legacy for this St Patrick’s Day weekend. Continue reading