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McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture Events

January 25 - February 24, 2020

Saturday, January 25

Civil War Lecture Series, "Simon Bolivar Buckner: Borderland Knight or Betrayer of Knoxville?"

This lecture looks at the career of a Kentucky native and professional soldier briefly responsible for the Department of East Tennessee. Ordered by General...

Friday, January 31

The Lamb of the Apocalypse carrying a copy of the Old Testament, adapted from: British Library, Add MS 19896, f. 3r and f. 32v. http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_19896

The fifteenth annual Marco Manuscript Workshop will take place Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville....

Saturday, February 1

The Lamb of the Apocalypse carrying a copy of the Old Testament, adapted from: British Library, Add MS 19896, f. 3r and f. 32v. http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_19896

The fifteenth annual Marco Manuscript Workshop will take place Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville....

Monday, February 3

Homeschool Program: Exploring Exotic Ecosystems in the Volunteer State

Monday, February 3, 2020, 10-11:30 a.m. - Exploring Exotic Ecosystems in the Volunteer State Learn about an important ecological species living in our...

Monday, February 10

Stroller Tour: Valley of the Kings

Join us for a morning out as our museum educator leads engaging gallery tours for parents and caregivers and their infants through four year olds. Crying and...

Thursday, February 13

Lecture: Foragers and Farmers of East Tennessee, 5000-1500 Years Ago

Presented by Kandi Hollenbach, Associate Curator of Paleoethnobotany at the McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture and Assistant Professor for UT's...

Saturday, February 15

Family Day: Darwin Day

Join us for this free monthly programming featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more. It’s time to celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday at the museum!...

Sunday, February 23

Civil War Lecture Series, "“Ambrose Burnside: Knoxville’s Liberator or Conqueror?”

After years of urging by President Lincoln, Union troops finally took Knoxville more than half-way through the war. Burnside emerged from failure as...

Monday, February 24

James Merle Thomas

As an extension of his forthcoming book and related film project, James Merle Thomas will speak to the proliferation of "World Pictures" (Weltbilder) by...