Don’t Miss Back to School Bash 2016 on Saturday, August 20th at the IMAS!


Going back to school doesn’t have to be a drag. The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) is making sure that the community is excited and ready for the new school year with “Back to School Bash 2016”! This event will be held on Saturday, August 20th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

What to Expect

Every year, IMAS and R Communications team up to celebrate the start of the new school year by providing FREE general admission to the museum filled with plenty of family-oriented activities, like magic and puppet shows, Live Animal Talks, face painting, Science on a Sphere presentations and FREE books for ages K-12 provided by the South Texas Literacy Coalition.

Be Early for FREE School Supplies

The first 300 students will receive a free backpack filled with school supplies to get them ready for the new school year. In addition to these, the first 800 visitors will be able to enter the Dragon’s Lair in addition to the most popular exhibition – “Here Be Dragons”. This event explores the myth of dragons through culture, literature, folklore, religion, paleontology, history, science and live animals.

Lots to Explore

Apart from the many activities, visitors will have access to various science and art exhibits, including

  • The World of Jan Brett – A fun and engaging traveling exhibition that brings to life the stories of this beloved children’s author and illustrator
  • Sin Poesía No Hay Ciudad: The Street Art of Armando Alanís Pulido – An exhibition featuring 38 photographs of street poetry from the deeply optimistic verses of Mexican poet and Nobel laureate Octavio Paz
  • Indigenous Weaving: An Exhibition of Native Objects from the National Museum of History, Taiwan

Let’s Go!

For more information on Back to School Bash 2016, visit the IMAS website or call 956.682.0123. Be sure to check out upcoming dates and themes!


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