2019 Calendar & Events

Ongoing

Scavenger Hunt!

Try your hand at hunting down the answers in the Museum's fun Scavenger Hunt! 

Rotunda, Main Museum

Jan 12

Woodworking Demonstration

Guerrant Cabin - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Jan. 19

Kick Wheel Pottery Making Demonstration

Raven's Pottery Shed - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Jan. 26

Blacksmithing Demonstration

Joshua's Forge - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Feb. 2 

Spinning & Weaving Demonstration

Woodland Home Front Porch
10:00am - 2:00pm

Feb. 9 

Woodworking Demonstration

Guerrant Cabin - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Feb. 16

Kick Wheel Pottery Making Demonstration

Raven's Pottery Shed - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Feb. 23

Blacksmithing Demonstration

Joshua's Forge - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Feb. 27 - May 5

Views of the Museum Complex

Both avid photographers, curators Casey Roon and Derrick Birdsall have collaborated to curate a collection of favorite images they have captured themselves across the expanse of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum Complex.  On exhibit from Feb. 27 to May 5, plan to visit the gallery at the  Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center and see the Museum through their eyes. 

late May-July

Grand Canyon Photographs, 1919 Celebrating the Centennial 2019 
by Mark Burns

Summer 2019

Mar. 2

Sam Houston's Birthday and Texas Independence Day

Events throughout the day at various locations around Huntsville. Information to come. 

Mar. 2

Spinning & Weaving Demonstration

Woodland Home Front Porch
10:00am - 2:00pm

Mar. 9

Woodworking Demonstration

Guerrant Cabin - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Mar. 12-14 

Spring Break Activities with our Education Department

More information to come.

Mar. 23

Blacksmithing Demonstration

Joshua's Forge - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Apr. 6:

Spinning & Weaving Demonstration

Woodland Home Front Porch
10:00am - 2:00pm

Apr. 11

200th Birthday Celebration for Margaret Houston

In association with SHSU College of Health Sciences, we are celebrating the 200th birthday of Margaret Houston, beloved wife of General Sam Houston, with activities on the museum grounds.  

Free admission.

Museum Grounds

Apr. 13

Woodworking Demonstration

Guerrant Cabin - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Apr. 20

Kick Wheel Pottery Making Demonstration

Raven's Pottery Shed - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

April 22-26

The San Jacinto Project with forensic sculptor, Amanda Danning
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Museum Rotunda
Schedule to be announced

Apr. 27

Blacksmithing Demonstration

Joshua's Forge - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

May 17, 18 & 19

General Sam Houston Folk Festival

Museum Grounds
5/17: 9am-3pm; 
5/18: 10am-6pm;
5/19: noon-5pm