Dec 08

Day in the Life: Gemologist and Curator


Are you mesmerized by the beauty of magnificent gems? Are you curious about where they come from and the path they take to end up in your jewelry box? Spend the morning with Kimberly Vagner, the director of the Perot Museum's Gems and Minerals Center of Excellence to unearth the field of gemology and get the inside scoop on what is planned for the Museum's gems and minerals collection. Crack open a geode, discover more about the Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall's limited-time art installations including a special appearance from projection artist Carmen Menza, enjoy themed food, and more as you study the beautiful stones that make up our earth.


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Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N. Field Street
Dallas, TX 75202
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$25 for Members, $30 for Non-Members. Pricing may vary. Visit for pricing info