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UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will offer a free family fun day to showcase its temporary exhibit Brightly Beaded: North American Indian Glass Beadwork on Saturday, May 17.

The 1:30-4:30 p.m. event will take place in the museum lobby and the exhibit gallery.

The family fun day will include educational activities focused on the exhibit, and children can make an exhibit-inspired craft to take home.

All materials will be provided. The program is free and open to the public. Reservations are not necessary.

Brightly Beaded: North American Indian Glass Beadwork runs through June 1.

The McClung Museum is located at 1327 Circle Park Drive. It is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.

On weekends, free parking is available on Circle Park Drive on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional parking information is available online.

For more information, visit the website.


Heather Fritts (865-974-2144,

Debbie Woodiel (865-974-2144,