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Museum celebrating ‘Smithsonian Museum Day’ with events, hands-on opportunities

mocb The Museum of the Coastal Bend will hold a “Museum Day Live” event on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Museum of the Coastal Bend will celebrate “Smithsonian Museum Day” on Saturday, Sept. 21 with “Museum Day Live” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free tickets for the event can be downloaded at SmithsonianMag.com/MuseumDay. One ticket will allow free admission for two guests.

The Victoria Area Music Association will be at the event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests can make paper-plate tambourines and popsicle-stick harmonicas. There will be musical performances from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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 Tuesdays through Saturdays 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 its upcoming events, visit MuseumOfTheCoastalBend.org, email Museum@VictoriaCollege.edu or call (361) 582-2511.