Archive for the ‘Exhibits and Programs’ Category

Art, Science and the Future

Posted on February 1st, 2016

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By: MiaSci

In December, CLIMA, a 12-day art exhibit featuring new environmental works by artist Xavier Cortada, included a series of daily participatory performances and panel discussions on sea level rise and global climate change which involved local scientists and community leaders. Frost Science’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Eldredge “Biff” Bermingham, participated as a CLIMA panelist on December 3 for […]

Using Art to Understand Science: Frost Science Partners with Two 2015 Knight Arts Challenge Recipients

Posted on December 1st, 2015

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By: MiaSci

Sometimes art allows us to understand, express, and share science. In that spirit, we’re proud to announce our partnership with two of South Florida’s leading arts institutions, the New World Symphony and ArtCenter/South Florida. Both have received grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as part of its Knight Arts Challenge 2015, […]

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 […]

2016 CappSci Inventors™ Prize Winners

Posted on November 16th, 2015

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By: MiaSci

CappSci and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (Frost Science) announced today that Prof. Andrew Baker, Dr. Rivah Winters and Dr. Prasoon Diwakar have been selected as the winners of the 2016 CappSci Inventors™ Coral Prize and Carcinogen Prize. CappSci Inventors™ is a $1 million grant to be distributed over five years to […]

You Might Have Been Our Guinea Pig: How we studied guests to hone better Sea Lab exhibits

Posted on September 30th, 2015

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By: MiaSci

As we move from our now-closed Coconut Grove location to the new Frost Science in downtown Miami’s Museum Park, we want to improve our exhibit experience. To do that, we used the month of August in our old location to test a few new exhibit formats and see how guests responded. To conduct our experiment, we exposed randomly selected […]

Forces of Flight

Posted on September 30th, 2015

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By: MiaSci

As told by Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego, curator of astronomy and exhibition developer, at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science: I write this as I wait to board a Boeing 747 at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This majestic, four-engine, wide-body aircraft will take me and about 400 other passengers to Hawaii within a nine-hour flight. […]