April 03, 2024 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Take a mid-day break with our High Noon Talks! Get ready to discover interesting and often untold stories of Texas at our classic, casual lunchtime talk series.

Prepare for the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, the only one visible in Texas during the first half of the 21st century. Join us on a captivating journey through space as Dr. Rob Pettengill, NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador and Astronomy in Chile Education Ambassador, delves into the science of eclipses, provides information on safety during the eclipse, and gives tips on how best to capture the eclipse with any camera. During the talk, Dr. Pettengill will also share images and stories of previous eclipses and other astronomical occurrences.

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Program is FREE to the public.



Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave

Bullock Texas State History Museum 1800 Congress Ave