Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) Announces Current & Ongoing Exhibitions

A list of current exhibits at Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Online PR News – 21-February-2014 – Daytona Beach, FL – Current Exhibits: Images of Historic St. Augustine, through fall 2014; Napoleon: Empire and Heritage, through March 9; Great Impressions: The Intaglio Process, through March 9; The Beauty of Watercolors, through mid-March 2014; Discover the Daytona Mastodon, through mid-March 2014.

Continuing exhibits: The Armory featuring Napoleonic weaponry; the Root Family Museum, featuring Coca-Cola© memorabilia and other Americana; the Cuban Foundation Collection; Frischer Sculpture Garden; Anderson C. Bouchelle Gallery for International Decorative Arts; Kim A. Klancke, M.D., and Marsha L. Klancke Environmental Education Complex in Tuscawilla Preserve; Schulte Gallery of Chinese Art; Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building; the Giant Ground Sloth; Celestial Charts from the MOAS Collection; The Charles and Linda Williams Children’s Museum, the first hands-on science center in Volusia County, featuring more than 9,000 square feet of interactive exhibits. Daily astronomy shows are included with paid admission or $3 adults, $2 children. Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tue., Wed., Th. and Sun. Showtimes are 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. Fri. and Sat. Shows will continue in the current planetarium through March 2014. The new MOAS Planetarium is scheduled to open in August 2014.

Laser Rock Concert Schedule 2014: March 8th - 7 p.m. Laser Vinyl - Rock songs from the 70's and 80's, 8pm Laser U2, 9 p.m. Laser Metallica. Second Saturday Laser Rock Concerts will resume in the new MOAS Planetarium, opening August 2014. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for one show, $7 for two shows or $9 for three shows and can be purchased in advance at the MOAS front desk or at the door the night of the event. Seating is limited. Snacks, beer and soft drinks can be purchased at the Museum and enjoyed in the planetarium.

Coming Soon to the Museum of Arts & Sciences:

Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art. The innovative Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art will be the new 26,000 square foot home for the Brown’s extensive collection of more than 2,700 Florida oil and watercolor paintings. In addition to a large, permanent gallery including a mezzanine, which will showcase the collection’s signature pieces, the new Museum will include six changing galleries, ranging from 900 to 2,000 square feet, conference and education rooms, a café with outdoor seating and a gift shop. Conference rooms and meeting and event spaces will be available to the public on a rental basis. The Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art is scheduled to open in 2015.

New Planetarium. This state-of-the-art astronomy facility will feature dynamic and educational programming in a modern venue. Scheduled to open August 2014.

MOAS West Wing. Artwork from the West Wing will be temporarily re-located in the North Wing’s Ford Gallery during construction, which is scheduled late spring 2014. The new West Wing is scheduled to reopen in the fall of 2015.

Root Family Museum Project. The Root Family recently donated $1.2 million for the preservation of the historic Silver Holly and Hiawatha railcars and enclosure of the rail shed which are part of the Root Family Museum at MOAS. Original artifacts will be displayed in context with the railcars and can be enjoyed by visitors whatever the weather. The re-interpretation of the space will allow for great insight into the lives of early American industrialists. The railcar exhibit is scheduled to reopen fall 2014.

Exhibits and dates subject to change.

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