Join the Texarkana Museums System ONLINE this Friday, April 10, at 2 p.m. for a live broadcast with TMS Board President, Velvet Cool, and TMS Curator, Jamie Simmons as they debut the first Llama Friday livestream. This event will be filled with fun facts about llamas and includes a llama weaving project. Supplies needed for the craft are: dowels or sticks; yarn, raffia, or strips of cloth; glue (regular or hot glue); and scissors. The webcast will stream live from the Museum of Regional History Facebook page.
Velvet Cool, TMS Board President is excited about offering new activities for Texarkana. “We love llamas! If you love llamas too, and don’t mind these two old ladies having fun, then log in and join us every Friday at 2.” Every webcast will include a llama-related craft suitable for any age along with facts, stories, and other information all about llamas.
In addition to Friday’s live webcast, TMS will continue its series on birds, this Sunday, April 12, at 2 p.m. This event will focus on backyard or urban birdwatching. The program includes resources to help identify and log your bird sightings. The backyard bird watching series will continue through April and be broadcast from the Museum of Regional History Facebook page.
Check the Discovery Place or Museum of Regional History Facebook pages for a comprehensive list of supplies and other details for these and upcoming programs. After broadcast, videos will remain posted on Facebook for later viewing. Please email Discovery@TexarkanaMuseums.org with questions or comments.
The Texarkana Museums System operates the Museum of Regional History and the Discovery Place Interactive Museum. MoRH, located in the oldest brick building in Texarkana, explores the history of the ArkLaTex with exhibits featuring everything from Caddo culture to the life of composer Scott Joplin. MoRH offers events every first Saturday of the Month. Discovery Place is a hands-on museum of exploration and creativity. Located in Historic Downtown Texarkana, this is the only science, art, and history based museum in the area. Discovery Place hosts Boredom Busters every Saturday as well as special events every second Saturday of the Month.
Although Discovery Place and MoRH are closed because of the pandemic, we are striving to continue to bring you interesting, educational, and creative content to keep young minds lively. For more information about these programs, please call 903-793-4831, visit our website at www.texarkanamuseums.org, find us on Facebook, or email Discovery@TexarkanaMuseums.org