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EDINBURG, Texas — The Museum of South Texas History is scheduled to present during FESTIBA Feb. 27, Feb. 28 and March 2 on Facebook Live.
The first presentation titled “The Freddy González’ Letters Project: Building Middle School Writing Skills with an educational partnership” will stream live on the museum’s Facebook page Monday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. This one-hour presentation will feature how the museum and Edinburg CISD Social Studies Department are working to integrate letters written by Sgt. González, a Vietnam War hero, and a writing curriculum framework for middle school students. Museum CEO Francisco Guajardo will lead the discussion.
The following day, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m., Exhibits & Collections Coordinator Melissa Peña will share details on building spotlight exhibits at the museum through her presentation titled, “Storytelling with Artifacts.” Peña is tasked with preserving 3D artifacts and presenting them through means of spotlight exhibits to the public throughout the year.
Nature and words are to be interictally woven during the presentation titled, “The Art & Design of a Windmill,” scheduled Thursday, March 2, at 10 a.m. Facilities & Security Supervisor Johnny Gonzales will share images of the Will Looney Legacy Park landscape at the museum. The park is home to several native plants, which currently are identified through artwork, and a windmill with dedication to the ranch hands of South Texas. Gonzales will share the details about native plants at the museum.
These presentations will stream live on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mosthistory/live. Viewers are encouraged to leave comments and questions during the live presentations. For more information, please contact the museum at 956-383-6911 or email Communications Officer Pamela Morales de Hendricks at firstname.lastname@example.org.