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The Venus Orbit “All About Venus” Event

Posted on May 6th, 2014

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By: MiaSci

On Wednesday, April 23, over 100 guests gathered at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for “All About Venus,” a celebration in honor of the museum’s Venus Orbit women’s initiative, hosted by Venus Orbit Chair and Trustee Julia Rea Bianchi. Attendees enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, including the “Orbit-tini,” the signature purple libation […]

Walk Through the New Museum – Literally

Posted on January 13th, 2014

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By: MiaSci

Passing by the construction site of our new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, it may still be hard to imagine what it will feel like to be on the inside. Grimshaw, the architectural firm responsible for our new facility, has built a 3D model of part of the new Museum to help us […]

A Hurricane-Resistant Museum

Posted on December 20th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

The saying goes, “prepare for the worst, hope for the best.” We hope that we will not have an extreme hurricane event in south Florida, but we do need to be prepared for it, just in case. Florida building codes require that buildings within a hurricane zone be tested for structural wind resistance. At the […]

It’s Official! We Are NOW the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science!

Posted on December 2nd, 2013

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By: MiaSci

The title says it all. We are officially now the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science! Even though we are still in the current Miami Science Museum facility that we have all known and loved for decades, our new, state-of-the-art Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is under construction downtown and due to […]

The Plaza: Form and Function

Posted on November 8th, 2013

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By: MiaSci

The plaza area for our new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will be a land of infinite possibilities, as well as a graceful meeting of form and function. Located between our museum and the Perez Art Museum Miami, planters with native trees, plants, and flowers will provide a place to lounge and relax during […]

Construction Update – Live!

Posted on October 31st, 2013

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By: MiaSci

  Every day we get closer to the opening of our Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. Things are always happening at the construction site, with constant changes big and small. You can even see what it looks like today, as you’re reading this blog. Here are a few close-up photos that take you […]