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Milestones in Aviation: From the Collection of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Milestones in Aviation: From the Collection of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Wed, Jan 24, 2018 When the Wright Brothers embarked on their inaugural flight from breezy Kill Devil Hills, four miles outside Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in 1903, they relied upon the growing foundation of innovative technologies and engineering to make the long-soug... Read More

The History of Christmas
The History of Christmas Wed, Dec 20, 2017 Christmas began to be celebrated during the 3rd century in Europe after church officials appointed December 25th Jesus of Nazareth’s birthday. The actual birthdate of Jesus is unknown and as such the church officials choose the date of an already pop... Read More

The Evolution of Santa Claus
The Evolution of Santa Claus Wed, Dec 13, 2017 Santa Claus is a legendary figure who is the traditional patron of Christmas in the United States and other countries. His popular image is based on traditions associated with Saint Nicholas, a 4th-century Christian saint, while Father Christmas fill... Read More

Romantic Night at the Museum
Romantic Night at the Museum Wed, Dec 06, 2017 With a beautifully coordinated effort from an incredible team in the local community and nearby areas, we created a watercolor wedding stylized photo shoot in August to showcase the wide array of unique spaces at the Museum of Arts & Sciences. Every ... Read More

A Daytona Castle Remembered
A Daytona Castle Remembered Wed, Nov 29, 2017 "The Burgoyne House", a watercolor painting by Sandra DeArmas Lloyd, is located in the Volusia County Gallery of the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art at the Museum of Arts & Sciences. Charles Grover Burgoyne was born on January 3, 1847, in Fairmont... Read More

Gamble Place and Its Many Ecosystems
Gamble Place and Its Many Ecosystems Wed, Nov 15, 2017 Gamble Place, located off of Taylor Road in Port Orange on the Spruce Creek River, is more than just a historic landmark - it is an environmental oasis that can take anyone back to the natural and wild setting of old Florida. James Gamble, an avid ou... Read More

A Showcase for Florida's Natural History
A Showcase for Florida's Natural History Wed, Nov 08, 2017 The Relationship Between the Cici and Hyatt Brown Collection and Nature The Cici and Hyatt Brown collection is a showcase of the diversity of natural history in the state of Florida. For over 150 years, tourists have not only visited Florida for its... Read More

Gravitational Waves from Space Make a Big Splash in Astronomy
Gravitational Waves from Space Make a Big Splash in Astronomy Wed, Nov 01, 2017 A colossal story recently slipped through the cracks of the busy news cycle but has been making big waves in the scientific community. Officially reported on October 16th, 2017, but actually occurring back on August 17th, a major milestone was reach... Read More

The History of Halloween
The History of Halloween Wed, Oct 25, 2017 Halloween has its origins in the Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced SOW-in). It was a celebration of the Celtic new year which falls on November 1st of the Gregorian calendar. For the Celts this was the date when the transition from the harvest s... Read More

Greetings from the Great American Eclipse
Greetings from the Great American Eclipse Wed, Oct 18, 2017 When the dark umbral shadow of the moon raced over the United Stations on August 21st, 2017, it was a celestial spectacle that millions of people flocked to witness. Dubbed the Great American Eclipse, this was a rare occurrence when the moon complete... Read More

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