Checkered Past: The Story of Board Games
Exhibit Opens June 24
Information courtesy of Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History proudly announces the opening of its new exhibit, Checkered Past: The Story of Board Games, on display from June 24 – October 29, 2022.
This exclusive in-house exhibit highlights the intriguing history of board games, from the games of the ancient Egyptians to the Eurogames of today.
On Friday, June 24th at 6:30 pm, the public is invited to a free opening event with a captivating presentation by Dr. Rebecca Ingram, Lead Archivist and Publications Coordinator, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas A&M University.
Explore the surprising spiritual or political roots of some 20th-century favorites, or try your hand at centuries-old classics like Checkers, Backgammon, or Chess.
This colorful and interactive exhibit features items from Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Clockwork Games and Events in College Station, and many other individual lenders.
Come enjoy the opening of this entertaining family-friendly exhibit at BVMNH on Friday, June 24, 6:30 pm!