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October 12, 2022

The Science Behind Pixar Makes Its Much-Anticipated Texas Launch at Perot Museum

DALLAS (Oct. 12, 2022) – Ever wonder what goes into the making of a Pixar film, particularly how character favorites like Buzz Lightyear, Mike, Sulley and Dory are created and brought to life? Making its Texas debut at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, “The Science Behind Pixar” offers a unique look into the Pixar process. Exploring the almost 10,000-square-foot exhibition, visitors will learn about the science and technology needed to create their most beloved animated films and characters. Presented locally by NexPoint, the exhibition makes its Texas debut Nov. 16, 2022 and runs through Sept. 4, 2023.


June 7, 2022

Perot Museum launches ConnecTEEN initiative to empower high school students with in-demand STEM skills

DALLAS (May 24, 2022) – The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership with Lockheed Martin, is pleased to announce the launch of an educational and mentorship program – ConnecTEEN – to help combat the learning gap in North Texas and equip students with the tools to be knowledgeable, confident and motivated to pursue careers in STEM.

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April 26, 2022

"Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall" Exhibition Makes Its Texas Debut at Perot Museum

DALLAS (April 26, 2022) – In celebration of its 10th Anniversary and continued commitment to STEM workforce development, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science presents “Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall,” running May 21-Sept. 5, 2022. World-renowned conservationist and ethologist Dr. Jane Goodall – who has famously studied chimpanzees in the wild for more than 60 years – is celebrated in this special exhibition, produced in partnership with the National Geographic Society and the Jane Goodall Institute.

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January 18, 2022

National Geographic Live Speaker Series returns in 2022

DALLAS (Jan. 18, 2021) – Tickets are now on sale for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s 2022 National Geographic Live Speaker Series, which kicks off Feb. 16 with evolutionary biologist and ancient DNA research pioneer Beth Shapiro, author of How to Clone a Mammoth. The three-part series is an extension of the Perot Museum’s commitment to provide learning opportunities by spotlighting thought leaders in science who provoke curiosity in topics from prehistoric life and underwater predators, to conservation and more.  

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