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On Tuesday, June 13, MOAS partnered with Paint Nite Daytona Beach for the second Cocktails & Creations event, this time, at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art. The theme of this social event was Florida art and attendees were taught how to paint a beach themed painting on 17x20 wood panels...
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Female artists have created art throughout history, and yet sadly, their work has not always been as acknowledged as that of their male counterparts. Women artists were frequently challenged due to gender biases in the mainstream fine art world. They often encountered difficulties in training, travelling trading their work, and gaining recognition...
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My husband, Brad, and I got married at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art in February 2017. As I am writing this, we have been married for three months. Looking back at our wedding, there is really nothing that I would change. One of the best choices that we made in our wedding planning process was choosing the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art as our venue...
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On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 the Museum of Arts & Sciences took advantage of having two beautiful train cars on display in a train station-like gallery and hosted its first Rails, Ales & Tails event, all in celebration of National Train Day. National Train Day was started by Amtrak in 2008 to celebrate the May 1869 completion of the country’s transcontinental railroad, as well as as a way to get information out to the public about ...
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The Museum of Arts & Sciences has over 27,000 accessioned objects. Many of these objects have never been on exhibit. One piece which has never been exhibited is contained within a small emerald green velvet-covered box. When the box is opened, it reveals a walnut. However, not an ordinary walnut. When this walnut is removed from the box you will see that separating the two shell halves are two gold rims held together by a small gold hinge.
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Thank you to all of the MOAS members who attended our Member Appreciation Week events during the first week of April 2017! The entire Museum staff had a great time at our Member Mixer event getting to enjoy great food from local vendors while getting to know our members.
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Syracuse University Art Museum has one of the best collections of 20th century American prints in the country and MOAS is pleased to be featuring a selection from this collection in the Karshan Center for Graphic Art in the West Wing of the Museum. Pulled, Pressed and Screened: Important American Prints will be on display through April 30, 2017.
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It was a beautiful day for MOAS members to enjoy a private tour of the Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) in New Smyrna Beach. If you have not been, it is certainly amongst one of the many must-see cultural organizations of Volusia County.