Archive for January, 2010

Miami-Dade County Commissioners vote in favor of Omni CRA

Posted on January 22nd, 2010

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By: MiaSci

Yesterday, Miami-Dade County Commissioners voted in favor of the expansion of the Omni Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) in Miami. This is an extremely important step forward for the Miami Science Museum as it provides the City with a source of funding for Museum Park, including site remediation, capital construction and eventual maintenance.    The Omni […]

Experts Gather to Advance Design of the Living Core

Posted on January 21st, 2010

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By: MiaSci

Marine experts from around South Florida met today with members of the new Museum team to take part in a brainstorming workshop focused on advancing the design of the aquarium components of the New Museum’s Living Core. Experts included fish culturists Martin Moe and Julian Sprung; aquaculture researcher Dan Benetti and shark expert Neil Hammerschlag […]

Museum Receives Green Light from Miami-Dade County to Continue Next Phase of New Museum Design

Posted on January 20th, 2010

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By: MiaSci

Good news! We have received the official green light from Miami-Dade County on continuing to the next phase of New Museum design with the release of the next allotment of General Obligation Funding. In this phase, $9.35 million dollars are being released to complete schematic design of the building and begin detailed design development. This […]

Energy Dance Floor Video Premieres at the Miami Science Museum and on YouTube

Posted on January 20th, 2010

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By: MiaSci

After debuting the Energy Dance Floor last October, the Museum has now added a video to the exhibit which brings to life the message of ‘Kid Energy’ and animates the inner workings of the dance floor’s tiles. The first of its kind in the US, the floor captures energy from people dancing and converts it […]