Coming Soon to the Museum of Arts & Sciences
Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art. The innovative Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art will be the new 26,000 square foot home for the Brown’s extensive collection of more than 2,700 Florida oil and watercolor paintings. In addition to a large, permanent gallery including a mezzanine, which will showcase the collection’s signature pieces, the new Museum will include six changing galleries, ranging from 900 to 2,000 square feet, conference and education rooms, a café with outdoor seating and a gift shop. Conference rooms and meeting and event spaces will be available to the public on a rental basis. The Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art is scheduled to open in 2015.
New Planetarium. This state-of-the-art astronomy facility will feature dynamic and educational programming in a modern venue. Scheduled to open summer 2014.
MOAS West Wing. Artwork from the West Wing will be temporarily re-located in the North Wing’s Ford Gallery during construction, which is scheduled late spring 2014. The new West Wing is scheduled to reopen in the fall of 2015.
Root Family Museum Project. The Root Family recently donated $1.2 million for the preservation of the historic Silver Holly and Hiawatha railcars and enclosure of the rail shed which are part of the Root Family Museum at MOAS. Original artifacts will be displayed in context with the railcars and can be enjoyed by visitors whatever the weather. The re-interpretation of the space will allow for great insight into the lives of early American industrialists. Scheduled to reopen fall 2014.
Exhibits and Dates Subject to Change