Outreach Programs

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Docents to Go

Immerse Your Group in the World of Museums – Engaging, Interactive, and Customizable
Our Docents To Go presentations offer a unique learning experience by bringing real Museum artifacts and specimens to your organization. Led by expert volunteer docents, these 45-minute sessions are interactive and hands-on, allowing participants to engage directly with the objects. With a wide range of topics available, including science, natural history, and culture, you can choose a presentation that aligns with your group’s interests. Additionally, custom presentations can be created to cater to your specific needs, combining different themes for a tailored experience.

Choose from a wide variety of topics in science, natural history and culture – custom presentations with a combination of themes may also be created to fit your group’s needs.

$150 per 45-minute presentation – restrictions apply

Details and Restrictions:

  • Capacity: Approximately 40 audience members per presentation
  • Distance: Dependent on presenter availability and time of program
  • There is a mileage fee for locations more than 20 miles from the Museum.
  • Presentations
    • Tailored to age level and setting.
  • $150 per 45-minute presentation

Ready to Book?

A Reservation Coordinator will contact you within 3-5 business days to complete your booking request. The reservations office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. excluding holidays. *Note: All Programs require a 3 week notice. Inquires made within a 3 week time period may not be fulfilled. 

Filling out this form does not indicate your Outreach Program is scheduled, you will receive an email with your invoice attached once your Program is confirmed.

Topics Available:

Age ranges are the recommended limits for the subject

Ancient Egypt (Grade 3 – adult)
From mummies to the pyramids, experience amazing architectural and cultural aspects of Ancient Egypt.

Astronomy (Grade K – adult)
Investigate our place in space and ways we study this exciting place full of planets, moons, stars, and galaxies.
Authentic Africa (Grade 1 – adult) Experience the rich and varied history, geography, peoples, and cultures of Africa, the world’s second-largest continent.

Birds (Grade 1 – adult)
Encounter an amazing variety of birds and discover their fascinating ancestral roots, while learning about their adaptations for success.

Energy (Grade 3 – Grade 6)
Exciting demonstrations explore the remarkable forms of energy we encounter every day.

Cultural Africa (Grade 1 – adult)
Experience the rich and varied history, geography, peoples, and cultures of Africa, the world’s second-largest continent.

Insects (Grades PK – 3)
Investigate Earth’s most abundant forms of life and their marvelous characteristics.

Myths & Legends (Grade 1 – adult)
Travel around the world to learn about ancient stories that have shaped the cultures of many lands.

Native Americans (Grade 1 – adult)
Discover the inventive and resourceful lifestyles of North America’s earliest human residents.

Ocean Life (Grades PK – 5)
Dive into Earth’s largest ecosystem and examine intriguing examples of diverse ocean life.

Paleontology (Grade 1 – adult)
Learn how living organisms are transformed into fossils and discover what fossils reveal about prehistoric life.

Rocks and Minerals (Grade 3 – adult)
Explore the fascinating characteristics of the most important building blocks of Earth’s crust.

Texas Wildlife (Grade 1 – adult)
Generate an appreciation for the amazingly varied creatures with which we share our state.

Tails & Tales
Share stories using animals to teach us about human relationships and challenges.