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Join us LIVE for Toddler Tuesday, tomorrow morning! Pop in for a bubble party and a reading of “Big Bad Bubble” by Adam Rubin. Join our Facebook LIVE at 9:00 AM or on Instagram Live at 10:00 AM. Supplies you will need: – Cup or jar – 1/4 cup dish soap – 3/4 cup water – 1 teaspoon sugar – A spoon/something to stir with – Bubble wands (make from pipe cleaners or use straws if you don’t have a wand) Joining us on Instagram at 10:00 AM? Here’s the link: https://instagram.com/imasmuseum All times for Live workshops are CST. Visit https://theimasonline.org for more information.

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2 days until Census Day! Census Day is important because it helps determine the number of representatives for each state and how billions of dollars of federal funding will be allocated within your state and communities. Whenever you complete your census, you should count everyone living (or sleeping) in your home most of the time as of April 1. Respond now at 2020CENSUS.GOV. #2020Census #ShapeYourFuture

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Welcome to Mineral Monday with the International Museum of Art & Science! Each Monday the IMAS will be featuring a mineral from our permanent collection. This geological specimen is “Dog Tooth” calcite. Can you see why it’s called dog tooth? IMAS Permanent Collection 1970.02.108 https://theimasonline.org #IMASmineralmonday #IMASmcallen #mcallen #minerals #calcite #dogtooth #geology #iknowaplace

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Visit our Instagram to see what Binky is having for her Sunday brunch! 🍽 https://t.co/v0M5nB7sxb

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Have you spent time outside today? We encourage you to reconnect with the outdoors and appreciate the beauty and art all around. We love this ivy wall at IMAS. It is living, breathing art. Share a photo of your #naturephotography in the comments below. #nature #photography #art #relax #naturewalk

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Art comes in many forms. Enjoy this video of an artist who uses one of the oldest materials on earth, rocks, to create his own unique art. Think you can create something like this? Share your #natureart in the comments! https://youtu.be/puv_cHwT22Y

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Did you catch our first Workshop Wednesday? Watch now for an at-home project with Tape Painting! https://theimasonline.org/welcome/2020/03/26/workshop-wednesday-tape-painting/

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Welcome to Workshop Wednesday with the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS)! Today’s inaugural workshop will teach you how to create a painting at home using easy-to-learn techniques for the #IMASartist of all ages. Visit our website at https://theimasonline.org and tune in to our channel for more workshops coming soon!

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The International Museum of Art & Science is now a free wireless internet hub! Please feel free to park in our West (main) parking lot to access this FREE service. ✨Did you know? Wi-Fi doesn't actually stand for "Wireless Fidelity", it's a brand name! We use this term to reference the wireless networking technology which allows all of our capable devices to access the internet and exchange data with each other, creating a 'network' of information. Using radio frequency signals, you're able to access all sorts of cool things on the internet, like this post you're reading now! 🤯🧠💻✨ Thank you City of McAllen TX Government and McAllen ISD! *Please keep in mind that delays and lags in service may be possible due to the high volume of people using wi-fi across the country.

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We miss seeing our @mcallenisd students and all of the students who visit IMAS for field trips, workshops, and guided tours. As proud partners of McAllen Independent School District's Summer Feeding Program, the International Museum of Art & Science would like to thank MISD for providing this valued meal assistance in our community, especially at this time. Please share the information with those you know and consider picking up a free, nutritional meal for your child today! #MakeTheMost of #McAllen

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Our Empty Barrels Partners at the Food Bank RGV INC. are doing great things! Thank you for keeping our most vulnerable residents in mind during these times. Please consider donating to the Food Bank as they continue to feed over 64,000 individuals each week: https://bit.ly/2QqP8wc For more information on the Empty Barrels Food Drive, please visit, www.Brew-seum.com #bekindtooneanother

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The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) will be closed to the public beginning Friday, March 20, at 3:00 p.m. through Monday, April 6, 2020. Read the full announcement on our website. https://theimasonline.org/welcome/2020/03/20/imas-community-update/