Feathered Friends exhibit, KD Hafley’s painting of the Northern Aplomado Falcon


February 07, 2019
12:00 AM


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1 Nature Place,


Open February 5–March 22
Grand opening Thursday, February 7, 7–10pm

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary invites you to experience its new exhibit, Feathered Friends: 13 Texas Endangered and Threatened Birds. Take part in an interactive artistic birdwatch within the museum exploring an exhibition that features 13 endangered and threatened birds native to Texas as interpreted by 14 local, award-winning artists. Guests will also learn more about what action is being taken to save our avian neighbors and how to help. The exhibit coincides with National Wild Bird Feeding Month and the Great Backyard Bird Count.

Day admission through Feb. 18: $12 for adults; $9 for senior 60+ and children 3–12; free for Heard members and children 2 and younger. Admission drops $2 beginning Feb. 19.

On February 7, join in a special evening celebrating the opening and including meet and greets with many of the artists included in the exhibit. You’ll also enjoy a special program on bird migration utilizing the Magic Planet exhibit, a 4-foot spherical digital display. Plus, look for other activities including the opportunity to mimic different bird beaks as you enjoy snacks.

Pre-registration is required for the grand opening and tickets are limited. Tickets to this special after-hours event are just $15 for the public and $13 for Heard Museum members. All ages are welcome.