Upcoming events at the museum of the coastal bend

Community Listening Session

We need your input! The Museum of the Coastal Bend is participating in a Community Engagement Assessment sponsored by the Institute of Museums & Library Services and the American Alliance of Museums. Topics: - How would you describe the demographics of the Crossroads region? How would you describe the demographics of the museum’s audience? - In what ways does the museum connect well with its community? In what ways could it better connect? - Are there obstacles to visitors coming to and engaging with the museum? - How do you hear about the museum? How would you prefer to hear about the museum? - How should the museum gather information from the community? - How would you define success for the museum? - And more! Join the Community Listening Session online. Registration is free!

Community Listening Session – Organizations

We need your input! The Museum of the Coastal Bend is participating in a Community Engagement Assessment sponsored by the Institute of Museums & Library Services and the American Alliance of Museums. Topics: - How would you describe the demographics of the Crossroads region? How would you describe the demographics of the museum’s audience? - In what ways does the museum connect well with its community? In what ways could it better connect? - Are there obstacles to visitors coming to and engaging with the museum? - How do you hear about the museum? How would you prefer to hear about the museum? - How should the museum gather information from the community? - How would you define success for the museum? - And more! If you represent a community service, arts, economic development, or tourism organization, this session is for you! (Or if you're an individual who wasn't able to participate in the Sept. 23 session!) join us online. Registration is free!

Lunch & Learn: Can You Dig It?

Archaeology lab volunteers and staff discuss the importance of the archaeological process as demonstrated in the museum’s outreach exhibit, Can You Dig It?, on display since July 23 at Victoria City Hall. Admission to this event is free. Attendees are invited to bring a brown bag lunch and join the discussion in-person or virtually. Sign up to attend in-person (max 25); or join online. The in-person event will be held at VC's Emerging Technology Complex, Room 203, 7403 Lone Tree Road, Victoria.

Lunch & Learn: LaSalle & Fort St. Louis

Hear from members of the Coastal Bend Archaeological Logistics Team (CoBALT), who began working together 17 years ago during the excavation of the Fort St. Louis site and who now volunteer in the museum’s Public Archaeology Lab. They share their experiences, knowledge, and preservation efforts. Admission to this event is free. Attendees are invited to bring a brown bag lunch and join the discussion in-person or virtually, as circumstances allow.

Holiday Artisans Market

Shop unique, hand-crafted products created by regional artisans and makers.