Museum’s Stormont Lecture Series to begin Jan. 20

The Museum of the Coastal Bend’s Spring 2018 John W. Stormont Lecture Series will kick off at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 with a presentation by Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen on “Your Secret Garden: Surprising Edible (and Drinkable!) Landscape Plants.”

The series will continue at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 with Kim Cox’s presentation on “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. on Thursday, March 22.

On Thursday, 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 of “The Alamo Plan” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10.

All of the series’ presentations are free of charge.

The Museum of the Coastal Bend is located on Victoria College’s Main Campus at 2200 E. Red River Street in Victoria. The museum is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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