John E. Conner Museum


As a department of Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the College of Arts and Sciences, the John E. Conner Museum subscribes to the Mission of the University and the Mission of the College of Arts and Sciences.

John E. Conner Museum Mission Statement

The purposes of this organization is to collect, preserve, and exhibit historical materials relating to the geology, paleontology, archaeology, anthropology, ethnology, the general sciences, literature and art of South Texas and the areas in the Southwest related thereto by such materials; to encourage and foster historical research and study; to catalog and exhibit its acquisitions; to publish and disseminate information about its acquisitions; to preserve the culture of the region; to do any and all things desirable and necessary to enlist the interest and support of the people and institutions of the area in its historical background and its cultural ideals. The enumeration of these purposes shall not be exclusive of any matters of materials properly within the purview of a scientific, historical and cultural organization. 

Ethics Statement

The John E. Conner Museum adheres to the Code of Ethics for Museums as adopted by the American Alliance of Museums in 1991 and amended in 2000. To read the Code of Ethics, click Here.