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Water Use in Florida
Water Use in Florida Wed, Dec 04, 2019 Although it may seem that we have an infinite amount of water in our state and the quality of local water resources is pristine, our local water resources are in jeopardy as demand increases. Water resources, which includes groundwater, surface water... Read More

POP ART/OP ART From the MOAS Collection
POP ART/OP ART From the MOAS Collection Mon, Nov 25, 2019 With some of the biggest names in mid-twentieth-century Modernism represented, this exhibition highlights the Pop Art and Op Art movements so popular in the U.S. and around the world in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Works by Warhol, Rauschenberg, Indiana,... Read More

Museum Store Sunday - December 1, 2019
Museum Store Sunday - December 1, 2019 Wed, Nov 20, 2019 Make plans to shop on December 1, 2019 from [11AM-5PM] at the Museum Stores within the Museum of Arts & Sciences and the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art! Museums foster ongoing appreciation and knowledge of art, nature, culture, science, history,... Read More

Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter
Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter Wed, Nov 13, 2019 Save the Date! Be sure to join us for the outdoor FREE event - Night Sky Viewing Party - Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter on Saturday, November 23 [5-8PM]. *Weather Permitting* Additional programming will include "The Sky Tonight" show in the Lohman... Read More

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

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