Museum's Stormont Lecture Series to begin Saturday
Jan. 13, 2018 at 10:30 p.m.
The Museum of the Coastal Bend's Spring 2018 John W. Stormont Lecture Series will kick off at 12:30 p.m. Saturday with a presentation by Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen on "Your Secret Garden: Surprising Edible (and Drinkable!) Landscape Plants."
The workshop will be from 8 to 11 a.m.
The workshop will be followed by his lecture on "Your Secret Garden: Surprising Edible (and Drinkable!) Landscape Plants" at 12:30 p.m. at the Museum of the Coastal Bend.
Advance registration is required and can be completed online at MuseumOfTheCoastalBend.org or in person at the Museum of the Coastal Bend. The cost of the workshop is $40 for museum members and $45 for nonmembers.
The location for the lecture and hands-on foraging nature walk will be announced later.
The series will continue at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15 with Kim Cox's presentation "The White Shaman Panel: Ancient Rock Art and How We Cracked the Code."
Jeff Wright will present "Historic Homes of Victoria, Texas" at 5:30 p.m. March 22.
On April 12, Victoria College Art Professor Debra Chronister will present "Firepots: A Potter's Perspective" at 5:30 p.m.
The series will conclude with Becky Dinnin's presentation "The Alamo Plan" at 5:30 p.m. May 10.
All of the series' presentations are free of charge.
The Museum of the Coastal Bend is on Victoria College's Main Campus, 2200 E. Red River St. in Victoria. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday Admission is "pay-what-you-want."
For more information on the Museum of the Coastal Bend and upcoming events, call 361-582-2511 or email Sue.Prudhomme@VictoriaCollege.edu.