In the Community

MiaSci is dedicated to serving all members of our community. One of the ways we do this is by going out into the community to deliver programming, from schools and parks to shopping malls and street festivals, ensuring that everyone can enjoy a memorable science moment. Whether it’s meeting one of the animals from our Wildlife Clinic, sampling some solar cooking or catching a science demo, the chance to take part in some live science learning may be right around your corner. Check out our Calendar of Events to see when we might be in your area.

Kevin Arrow Receives Knight Arts Challenge South Florida Grant

Congratulations to Kevin Arrow, the Museum’s Art & Collection Manager, one of 47 recipients of a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of its Knight Arts Challenge South Florida! The $15,000 grant Kevin received will … Continue reading

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Chelle King Receives Audubon & Toyota Conservation Fellowship

Toyota and the National Audubon Society today announced that a Toyota TogetherGreen Fellowship award will be given to Miami-based Chelle King, MUVE Social Action & Restoration Coordinator at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. Museum Volunteers for the … Continue reading

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Project Kickoff – Off to Jamaica!

What a short flight that was. My colleague Lindsay Bartholomew and I must have been in the air for all of an hour. But touching down in Kingston’s Norman Manley Airport made us feel worlds away. Lush green mountains suddenly … Continue reading

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The History of Virginia Key

In the soft pre-dawn light of a South Florida sunrise, a loggerhead turtle ambles up a beach lined with sea oats. After searching for the perfect spot, she uses her large fins to dig a hole in the sand, then … Continue reading

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A Journey to Atlanta for the AAM National Program Committee

What happens when you overtake a city with 5,000 museum professionals with tons of ideas and the will to change the world? Every year, over 5,000 museum professionals from across the country come together for the American Alliance of Museums … Continue reading

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A Celebration of the International Day of Peace

The first International Day of Peace was declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 1981 and the theme of the 2014 commemoration was “Right of Peoples to Peace”. On September 21, 2014, Miami-Dade County commemorated the International Day of … Continue reading

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MUVE Continues its Volunteer Summer Planting

On Saturday, August 23, volunteers planted over 1,600 seaoats and 250 wetland stabilizing plants at MUVE‘s habitat restoration site on Virginia Key North Point. #getmuving [View the story "Native Dune Habitat Restoration, August 23, 2014" on Storify]  

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Volunteer Summer Planting with MUVE

On August 8th, volunteers from Citizens for a Better South Florida, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida and students from local schools joined MUVE to plant nearly 1,500 sea oats at #VirginiaKey North Point. [View the story “Native Dune Restoration 08-08-14″ … Continue reading

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We need your VOTE to win!

Vote Miami and help make a difference! We are very excited to announce that the Museum has been named one of 10 finalists for Lincoln’s Legacy Award worth $50,000. Presented by the Lincoln Financial Group, the Legacy Award was created … Continue reading

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MUVE and Wells Fargo #GreenTeam ‘Team Up’ at Virginia Key

On Saturday, July 12, Wells Fargo attended a Museum Volunteers for the Environment (MUVE) habitat restoration event and presented the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science with a $74,542 grant award through its Environmental Solutions for Communities grant program. … Continue reading

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