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Museums of Port Isabel l Telling Our Stories 2/25

“The War for Independence & Mexican Revolution”

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2010 on Thursday, February 25, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 E. Railroad Ave. at 7:00 p.m.

Rod Bates, a historian and owner of Antiques on Tarnava, will present “The War for Independence & Mexican Revolution”. His presentation will show how both events influenced Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area.  There will be an exhibition on display in the Historical Museum of “The War for Independence & Mexican Revolution” documents and artifacts. Both Museums will be open for guests to tour on the evening of the presentation.

Drinks and Refreshments will be served. No Admission.

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation’s goals are to educate and preserve our local history. With the help from supporters and the public, we can continue to preserve our past for future generations.

For more information call (956) 943-7602 or email jrivera@copitx.comggodines@copitx.com. Museums of Port Isabel is located at 317 E. Railroad Ave. in Port Isabel.

Museums of Port Isabel l Christmases of the Past Postcard Exhibit

\” alt=\”christmasas_past_poster\” width=\”280\” height=\”363\” />\”Christmases of the Past\”, a special postcard exhibit on loan from the Brownsville Historic Association, will be on display in the Champion Building (Port Isabel Historical Museum) now through January 4, 2010. This collection provides a glimpse into the celebration of the holidays in the lower Rio Grande Valley.

For more information contact the Museums of Port Isabel at: 943-7602. Regular admission applies except during open house dates in December.

Museums of Port Isabel ~ 317 E. Railroad Ave. ~ Port Isabel, Texas 78578
www.portisabelmusems.com ~
event poster: http://portisabel-texas.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/christmasas_past_poster.pdf

“Christmases of the Past Postcard” display. Museums of Port Isabel

“Christmases of the Past Postcard” display. On loan from the Brownsville Historical Association, “Christmases of the Past” will present popular images and scenes of the holiday season through antique postcards collected from members of the Rio Grande Valley community over the years. The display will be hung along the stairwell leading to the first and second floor of the Champion Building beginning on November 30, 2009 through January 4, 2010.

Museums of Port Isabel
317 E. Railroad Ave.
Port Isabel, Texas 78578
www.portisabelmuseums.com
956/943-7602

Carol Plumb: Scenic Beauty on Display at the Museums of Port Isabel

\” alt=\”\” width=\”430\” height=\”313\” />The scenic beauty of the Rio Grande Valley will be on display in the Community Gallery in the Treasures of the Gulf Museum from November 17, 2009, through January 2, 2010. The exhibition will be titled “Terra Incognita”. Local artist Carol Plumb will be exhibiting some of her newest works during this holiday season including slightly abstract landscape paintings of South Padre Island, Boca Chica Beach, Mesquital Mexico, and the Bahia Grande region near Brownsville. Her depictions of the scenic beauty of the Rio Grande Valley area have been shown at Galleria 409 in Brownsville, Texas, and the international show at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts. Normal museum admission costs apply to the exhibition.

On December 2, 2009, the Museums of Port Isabel will host an open house so all visitors and art enthusiasts will be able to meet the artist of the Carola Art exhibit, Carol Plumb. The open house will run from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. It will be free and open to the public with wine and hors d’oeuvres available.

Flyer: http://www.portisabelmuseums.com/community_gallery/20091117_carolplumb.pdf

Artist photo: http://www.portisabelmuseums.com/community_gallery/20091117carol_plumb%281%29.jpg”>

For more information call (956) 943-7602, email ggodines@copitx.com, or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com.