Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

Keeping up with Frost Science: ONSITE video on the inner workings of the Frost Planetarium

Posted on May 18th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  Have you been to one of our onsite tours yet? If not, we’ve created an ONSITE video series to take you onto the construction site for a closer look at how the museum is coming along. This month’s installment focuses on the soon-to-be awesome Frost Planetarium, and is hosted by Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, the […]

We’re Almost There

Posted on November 20th, 2015

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By: MiaSci

In the last few months our new site has really taken shape, revealing a museum we’ve envisioned all along. As told by Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, curator of astronomy and exhibition developer, at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science: I remember when I joined the team developing the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science […]

ONSITE Volume 11

Posted on September 9th, 2015

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By: MiaSci

As part of our ongoing effort to provide regular updates on the progress of our new museum, the ONSITE video series is a resource for us to connect directly with you. This month, Chief Operating Officer Frank Steslow takes you inside the Living Core Aquarium and gives you a preview of the science that visitors will encounter at […]

Frost Science Reaches Key Fundraising and Construction Milestones

Posted on August 20th, 2015

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By: MiaSci

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science has reached key milestones in both construction and fundraising as the new, state-of-the-art museum makes progress towards its opening in summer 2016. To date, the museum’s capital campaign has raised $103 million through the support of generous private and public charitable groups and donors. This figure puts […]

Patricia and Phillip Frost Gift $10 Million to Planetarium

Posted on March 9th, 2015

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By: MiaSci

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science announced today that it has received an additional $10 million gift from Patricia and Phillip Frost to name the new Museum’s state-of-the-art Planetarium. Longtime supporters of South Florida’s arts and culture, Patricia and Phillip Frost had previously gifted a $35 million donation to name the Museum, which […]

Let it Pour: Gulf Stream Tank Concrete Pour

Posted on December 18th, 2014

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By: MiaSci

Beginning Friday, December 12, crews worked non-stop for 24 hours, 48 minutes and 59 straight seconds, to place over 1,200 cubic yards (120 trucks) of concrete, making up more than 9,000 square feet of tank surface area, filling the walls of the massive cone-shaped Gulf Stream tank aquarium and marking the Museum’s biggest milestone in […]