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Pirate Myths and East Coast Florida Pirates
Pirate Myths and East Coast Florida Pirates Wed, Nov 06, 2019 People have always been fascinated by pirates, but what most people think they know comes from movies, television shows, plays, and novels. Pirate lore is a very fragmented history and one that is overrun with ridiculous myths. Things like peg legs, ... Read More

Over and Out: Mercury on the Move this Fall 2019
Over and Out: Mercury on the Move this Fall 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019 Monday, November 11, 2019 From 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., MOAS will be celebrating the transit of Mercury. Weather permitting, a special solar telescope will be in the MOAS courtyard for safe viewing throughout the event. In the Planetarium, a live stre... Read More

Creepy Crawly Critters - Florida Spiders and Fun Facts
Creepy Crawly Critters - Florida Spiders and Fun Facts Wed, Oct 23, 2019 Did you know that spiders are not actually considered insects? Or, that they are often predatory, and even cannibalistic? Learn more about these creepy crawlers and the webs they weave in our list of Florida Spider fun facts! Read More

FANtastic! Decorative Fans from a Private Collection
FANtastic! Decorative Fans from a Private Collection Tue, Oct 08, 2019 Beginning April 18 and running through January 12, 2020 - FANtastic Decorative Fans from a Private Collection will be on display in our North Wing. A collection of over 50 fans from the 18th to the early 20th centuries including mourning fans, hand-c... Read More

Rhea Fontaine and Pam Paulson of Paulson Fontaine Press
Rhea Fontaine and Pam Paulson of Paulson Fontaine Press Mon, Sep 23, 2019 Opening August 31 and running through October 27, MOAS will be showing Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press in the Karshan Center of Graphic Art. This exciting exhibition features works by African ... Read More

Fossil Collecting 101
Fossil Collecting 101 Mon, Sep 09, 2019 One of the great aspects of studying fossils is that it is the story of past life on Earth. If it were not for the science of paleontology, we would know nothing of the tyrannosaur rex, the wooly mammoth, the giant ground sloth, or other past life on... Read More

To Choose Our Destiny: The Lasting Legacy of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
To Choose Our Destiny: The Lasting Legacy of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Wed, Jul 31, 2019 As a species, we have an innate desire to explore. This urge to push into new frontiers is fueled by an everlasting curiosity that is a defining attribute of humankind.  Throughout our history, there are countless of when this curiosity launched u... Read More

Florida: A Sportsman's Paradise
Florida: A Sportsman's Paradise Wed, May 15, 2019 Since Florida became a territory in 1821, the state's reputation as a tourist paradise began to grow. At first, the territory was advertised to invalids seeking refuge from what was called the graveyard cough (tuberculosis). St. Augustine became a me... Read More

Garden of the Heart's Desire: A Disappearing Art Form Explored
Garden of the Heart's Desire: A Disappearing Art Form Explored Wed, May 01, 2019 Beginning April 18 and running until July 21 of 2019, The Museum of Arts & Sciences will be showing a rare collection of 18th and 19th Century traditional Persian textiles in its West Wing and Root Hall Galleries. Over sixty examples of these elegant... Read More

Archipenko-King Solomon
Archipenko-King Solomon Wed, Apr 03, 2019 Within the Helene Roberson Visible Storage Building resides an amazing cubist sculpture by Alexander Archipenko, a Ukrainian artist born in Kiev in 1887. Archipenko was an avant-garde painter, sculpture, and illustrator. By 1902, he was enrolled in t... Read More

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