Posts Tagged ‘Museum Park’

In Memoriam: Antonio Quiroga

Posted on June 6th, 2016

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By: MiaSci

  The Frost Science family lost a friend recently with the passing of Antonio “Tony” Quiroga, whose firm Rodriguez & Quiroga is the executive architect for the new Frost Science in downtown Miami’s Museum Park. Quiroga, after earning his architectural degree at the University of Havana, fled Cuba for the U.S. in 1961 and would […]

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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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. […]

Museum Park Opens and America’s Tall Ship Arrives

Posted on June 12th, 2014

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Did you know Museum Park in Downtown Miami is opening to the public this Saturday? To celebrate this occasion, “America’s Tall Ship,” the U.S. Coast Guard Barque EAGLE, will be docked at Museum Park from Saturday, June 14 through Tuesday, June 17. It then will be open for free public tours from 1 to 5 […]

Galaxy Gala and Big Bang 2014

Posted on April 1st, 2014

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Building a new museum facility that will become a cultural icon of a vibrant city is by nature a team effort of Museum staff and community support. The Museum’s annual Galaxy Gala and Big Bang event is the showpiece of this team effort, as proceeds from the event support the Museum’s new state-of-the-art facility currently […]

Request for Proposals – Living Core Media Wall

Posted on February 26th, 2013

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The Miami Science Museum is seeking a qualified design firm to provide expertise and design services for the Living Core Media Wall for the new $275 million Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, to be located in Museum Park in Miami, Florida. This new highly sustainable facility will include a planetarium, aquarium, both indoor […]