Japanese good-luck flags, yosegaki hinomaru, were small national flags, often inscribed with short messages wishing victory, safety, and good luck, given by friends and family to Japanese servicemen in World War II to carry as mementos from home. After the war, many flags came back with American soldiers as souvenirs.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s summer camps are setting up a host of fun and educational activities for kids of all ages—from learning about science and technology in UT labs to acting and improvising at the Clarence Brown Theatre.
UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a family day from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, to celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will open the new temporary exhibition Visions of the End from January 31 through May 10.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture is one of three Smithsonian affiliates nationwide awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to reach under-served audiences with standard-based learning around paleontology, evolution, and deep time.
Although there are no classes on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, those staying on or around campus during break can still eat at various dining facilities.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at UT, presents an investigation of the relationship between art, science, and photography with its new exhibition, Science in Motion.
In the nearly 30 years he has served as director, Jeff Chapman has led UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture through three accreditation’s by the American Alliance of Museums, a Smithsonian affiliation, and a remarkable growth period that has seen the museum welcome thousands of students.
Claudio Gómez has been named the first Jefferson Chapman Executive Director of the McClung Museum.
Recently acquired objects from the McClung Museum’s arts and culture collection—many of which have never before been displayed publicly—will be the focus of a new exhibition, Debut: Recent Acquisitions, opening at the museum on June 14.
The McClung Museum will unveil its interactive pop-up museum at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Circle Park.
The McClung Museum will host a community festival celebrating Indian art and culture from 1 to 4 p.m. March 30.