Looking to mix things up? Join HMNS’ new Young Professionals group HMNS Catalysts and cause a reaction! A membership program for fun, intellectual types around town to mix and mingle, become a Catalyst and take advantage of all HMNS has to offer.
HMNS Catalysts Membership Levels
- HMNS Catalysts Individual Membership - $100
**Individual Membership Benefits, plus the following:
-Basic Member Benefits for one person
-Invitation for one to exclusive YP social events (once per quarter); complimentary drinks and light bites
-Discounted ticket ($15) to all YP events for one friend (Code: YP$5off)
-One free ticket to all Mixers & Elixirs (valid with phone sales and on-site at box office)
(Benefits valued at $40.00)
- HMNS Catalysts Dual Membership - $125
**Dual Membership Benefits, plus the following:
-Basic Member Benefits for two people
-Invitation for two to exclusive YP social events (once per quarter); complimentary drinks and light bites
-Discounted tickets ($15) to all YP events for two friends (Code: YP$5off)
-Two free tickets to all Mixers & Elixirs (valid with phone sales and on-site at box office)
(Benefits valued at $80.00)
HMNS Catalysts Event
Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals
Thursday, January 29
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Complimentary drinks and light bites
Kick off 2015 with the HMNS Catalysts! Eat, drink, and be merry amongst the Rembrandts and Picassos of the natural world in our Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals and the visually stunning Smith Gem Vault. From a huge blue topaz crystal weighing more than 2,000 carats to a crystallized gold cluster that is one of the most highly coveted objects in the mineral kingdom, the spectacular specimens on display are true masterpieces!
FREE for HMNS Catalysts Members
General Public: $20
Non-Catalysts Museum Members and HMNS Catalysts Guests: $15*
This event is only for adults ages 21 and up.
*Non-Catalyst Museum members must purchase tickets in person at the Museum box office or over the phone at 713-639-4629.
HMNS Catalysts - Celebrate Valentine's Day early!
Miracle Berry Tasting Event
February 12, 2015
Transform your taste buds and explore the exotic species of flora with Museum staff! You will also meet the "love bugs" that make the Cockrell Butterfly Center and Insect Zoo their home.
The Miracle Berry from West Africa transforms your taste buds making sour, bitter and tart foods delightfully sweet. Even the most powerful flavors such as lemons are transformed into sweet morsels. Experience the magic of the miracle berry in the rainforest of Cockrell Butterfly Center. Along the dramatically lit trails, you will meet the staff of the Cockrell Butterfly Center and enjoy a variety of foods selected for their high-impact miracle berry transformation. Many of the foods produced in the Butterfly Center have been associated with love over the centuries will be featured this evening-such as chocolate, tropical fruit and honey-making this a perfect Valentine taste bud trip.
Advance tickets recommended by February 8.
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