Daytona Beach, FL (April xx, 2015) – A new exhibit coming to the Planetarium lobby at the Museum of Arts & Sciences on April 14, 2015, 3D Solar System: Stunning Anaglyph Images of Celestial Bodies. Grab a pair of 3D glasses and witness fascinating NASA images of Mars and various solar system bodies in the brand new Planetarium lobby. Captured by high resolution cameras, the collection of anaglyph red-cyan images are the result of numerous spacecraft and rovers that have explored far-off worlds. This exhibit is in collaboration with and sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Florida Space Grant. This exhibit will run through summer 2015.
The MOAS Planetarium schedule has changed! The newest shows added to the weekly schedule include IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System, a show that allows you to join scientists who are investigating the zone between our Solar System and the rest of our galaxy. Exploring the challenges of space and science research, the show follows the creating of NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX), and takes an in-depth look at the mission and how this spacecraft is collection high-speed atoms to create a map of our Solar System’s boundary. Another new show, perfect for our younger viewers, is called Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda. This show tells the story of an ancient Greek myth in full-dome animation. The exciting story brings together the warrior Perseus and Princess Andromeda and shows how these two characters are weaved into the night sky as famous constellations. To see the most current weekly schedule of MOAS Planetarium shows, visit www.moas.org.
Exhibits and dates subject to change.
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About the Museum of Arts & Sciences - The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. The area's largest museum, MOAS is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. Situated in beautiful Tuscawilla Preserve, the Museum features the Kim A. Klancke, M.D., and Marsha L. Klancke Environmental Education Complex; The Root Family Museum with popular Americana including vintage automobiles and the largest collection of Coca-Cola® memorabilia in Florida. MOAS also houses The Cuban Foundation Museum; The Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum; Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building; Florida's prehistoric Giant Ground Sloth skeleton; African artifacts; the finest collection of American art in the Southeast; a Chinese art collection; a state-of-the-art Planetarium with a variety of shows daily and the new Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art which features the most extensive collection of Florida art anywhere in the world.
Museum Hours are 10am-5pm (Monday-Saturday) and 11am-5pm (Sunday). Museum of Arts & Sciences admission is $12.95 adults; $6.95 children 6-17; $10.95 seniors and students; members and children 5 and under are free. Daily Planetarium shows and weekly laser shows. Museum of Arts & Sciences admission includes one Planetarium show. Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art admission is $10.95 adults; $4.95 children 6-17; $8.95 seniors and students; members and children 5 and under are free. Combo ticket admission is $18.95 adults; $9.95 children 6-17; $16.95 seniors and students; members and children 5 and under are free. Combo ticket admission includes on Planetarium show. Additional Planetarium shows are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children ages 17 and under. Parking is free. Admission is FREE for Volusia County 2 residents the first Tuesday of each month (does not include Planetarium shows). MOAS is fully accessible to the handicapped. MOAS is located at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114. For more information call 386.255.0285 or visit the website www.moas.org.
MOAS is a not‐for‐profit educational institution founded in 1955 and chartered by the State of Florida in 1962. The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. Programs sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the County of Volusia.