Museum PROGRAMS & Events

Garland and Beyond Space Exhibit at City Hall May 1-September 2
Space Movies 2023 multiple dates see website
Heritage Handwork 3rd Friday of each month 2-5 p.m.
Space Date Nights 2023 one per month May - August
Solar Space Ambassador program June, July and August
National Space Society Lecture July 22 at City Hall
Garland Hands on History new exhibit opening December 1, 2022
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Garland Health and Hospitals Exhibit opens July 7
Garland Cemetery Walking Tour Third Edition

The third edition of the Garland Cemetery Walking Tour will be at the Garland Mills Cemetery (at Centerville Rd. & Commerce St.).  This is a self guided tour.  Guidebooks may be picked up at the Garland Landmark Museums on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guidebooks lead you through significant headstones telling stories of people and headstone symbolism. 

Gravestone rubbing materials are available free at the museum.  Please ask the staff to get your supplies so you can participate in this fun activity during your tour.

  1. Jun 5
  2. Happy Birthday Granville Performing Arts Center!

    On this day in 1982 Mayor Ruth Nicholson cut the ribbon at the Garland Performing Arts Center. (Now renamed the Granville Arts Center in honor of Patty Granville, the Director of Cultural Arts for the City of Garland.)
  1. Jun 24
  2. Happy Birthday Garland Summer Musicals!

    On this day in 1983 the Garland Summer Musicals debuted with the musical "Carnival."
  1. Jul 1
  2. Happy Birthday Roach Feed and Seed!

    Roach Feed and Grocer Co. opens on the square today in 1933.
  1. Aug 9
  2. Lake Garland Park opened today in 1907

    Lake Garland Park, located in what is now Central Park along Duck Creek, opened today in 1907 drawing over 6,000 people. The population of Garland was less than 1,000.
  1. Sep 1
  2. Happy Birthday Garland Landmark Museum!

    On this day in 1974 the Garland Landmark Museum was dedicated. The museum's original location was behind City Hall at Museum Plaza. Currently, it is at Walnut and Sixth Streets in Heritage Crossing.
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