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Event Calendar for Frank H. McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

February 21 - March 22, 2020

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...

Monday, March 2

Homeschool Program: Divided We Stand: Knoxville During the Civil War (5th Grade +)

Monday, March 2, 2020, 10-11:30 a.m. - Divided We Stand: Knoxville During the Civil War (5th Grade +) This program will highlight a particular time during...

Sunday, March 8

Family Day: Medieval Day

Join us for this free monthly programming featuring activities, crafts, tours, and more. We will explore wonderful works of art from medieval times in the...

Monday, March 9

Stroller Tour: Medieval Artists

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...

Tuesday, March 10

Lecture: When Did Vesuvius Explode?

Presented by Pedar Foss, Professor of Classical Studies, DePauw University. It has long been held, on the basis of a letter of Pliny the Younger, that Mt....