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A Closer Look at "100 Faces of War"
A Closer Look at "100 Faces of War" Thu, Aug 30, 2018 Witness the pride, sacrifice, and humanity of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan through this traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, featuring 100 oil portraits. Representing a cross-section of home states, military branches, jobs, and back... Read More

Mars Attacks!
Mars Attacks! Wed, Jul 11, 2018 A special event will delight night sky observers this summer: the opposition of Mars. Opposition is sort of a fancy way of saying that Mars will be on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun, so we will have an alignment of the three objects in s... Read More

Robo-Car Race Track
Robo-Car Race Track Wed, May 16, 2018 The GE Volunteers have completed the installation of one of the larger hands-on exhibits in the Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum at MOAS – the new Robo-Car Race Track. This was accomplished with the expert assistance of Alphagraphics, a l... Read More

Role Reversal: How Paintings and Photography Switched Roles in the 20th Century
Role Reversal: How Paintings and Photography Switched Roles in the 20th Century Thu, May 03, 2018 It is hard to over-estimate the influence of photography on the development of art since the 19th-century. Although camera obscura image projection had been known since ancient times, 1839 marks the year photography was introduced to the public throu... Read More

Discovering the Glyptodont
Discovering the Glyptodont Wed, Apr 18, 2018 It is hard to imagine that the glyptodont, the giant creature with a likeness to an armadillo on display in the Museum's Prehistory of Florida Gallery, has any relationship to the giant ground sloth. Amazingly, they are cousins and have evolved tens ... Read More

Think Big: Large Scale Events at MOAS
Think Big: Large Scale Events at MOAS Thu, Apr 12, 2018 The Museum's Education Department has a long history of creating and hosting large events and festivals of all kinds. These mission-driven events follow a curriculum of art, science, and history, or a combination of all three. Planning begins months ... Read More

The (Re)Making of a Museum
The (Re)Making of a Museum Wed, Mar 28, 2018 With the opening of the new guest services expansion, the Museum of Arts & Sciences vaulted to the position of one of the largest museums in the Southeast. Read More

The Unconquered
The Unconquered Wed, Mar 07, 2018 After the devastation of the Second Seminole War, the remaining members of this proud group of people decided Florida was their home and refused to relocate to the Oklahoma reservations. The Seminoles that live in the Everglades today are the descend... Read More

Émile Auguste Reiber: Champion of Mid-19th Century Japonisme
Émile Auguste Reiber: Champion of Mid-19th Century Japonisme Wed, Feb 28, 2018 One of the highlights of the exhibition, Attention to Detail: Architectural Arts and Design in the Collection on display beginning January 13 in the Karshan Center of Graphic Art, is a group of design drawings Émile Auguste Reiber (1826-1893). Reiber... Read More

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

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