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May 2016

1

IKEA Family Event
Join Frost Science to learn how renewable energy is changing the world around us! Participants will engineer lights, buzzers, LEDs and motors using muscle, solar rays, and wind - all through our "Power the Future" outreach lab.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: IKEA, 1801 NW 117th Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Family Day in the Miami Design District
Get creative with ICA Miami at this season's last Family Day in the Miami Design District. Attendees can spend an afternoon at the museum and share in the experience of both experimental exhibitions and creative activities. Discover what plants need to survive (soil, sunlight, water, and air), then design and create your own take-home garden with Frost Science using native plant seeds.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA MIami), 4040 NE 2 Ave. Suite 200, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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5

Science Art Cinema #3: Experiment
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT; Please register for the waitlist through the Eventbrite link.

On Thursday, May 5, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science invites art aficionados, film lovers and science enthusiasts to attend the third Science Art Cinema, a performance event series supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, held at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.

The evening’s special program, Science Art Cinema #3: Experiment, features a series of short experimental films by one of the most significant figures of 20th century avant-garde cinema, Stan Brakhage, including “I…Dreaming,” “Marilyn’s Window,” “Babylon Series,” “Agnus Dei Kider Synapse,” “Naughts,” and “Boulder Blues and Pearls and….” Science Art Cinema 3: Experiment will be complemented by an introduction to experimental cinema by Dr. Tony Allegro, professor at the University of Miami’s School of Communication, who will discuss the artistry of Stan Brakhage and his innovative use of the science of light and chemistry. Composer and artist, Gustavo Matamoros will enrich the programming with musical entr’actes inspired by the rhythms and motion prominent in Brakhage’s work.

6:30 p.m. – Seating Begins

7:00 p.m. – Program Begins

EARLY ARRIVAL IS ENCOURAGED. RSVP does not guarantee your seat and seating is limited. First come, first seated. Program seating will begin at 6:30 p.m. and program will start at 7:00 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase on the terrace. Museum will be open until 9pm. This is a free event.

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami FL
Phone Contact: Paola Villanueva
Email Contact: pvillanueva@frostscience.org

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10th Annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival
The All Kids Included Family Arts Festival, a free multidisciplinary community arts festival for children and families with and without disabilities, is packed with interactive arts demonstrations, live performances, giveaways and community resources for parents. Frost Science will add to the festivities with creative projects that bridge art and science, teaching visitors about marine life and then helping them make take-home, mini-museum exhibits.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: 10950 SW 211 Street, Cutler Bay
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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7

Military Appreciation Day
Downtown Homestead will host stunning military displays, an epic obstacle course competition, and an all-day party with live music and food trucks to celebrate civilian families and service men and women from all branches of our military. Join Frost Science for fun, hands-on STEM-themed activities that light up the night with illuminating experiments.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Losner Park, 104 N Krome Avenue, Homestead
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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8

Miami Marlins Sunday Funday
Frost Science will present its "Freeze-It!" liquid nitrogen program before the action takes place on the baseball diamond. Watch as objects such as balloons and flowers shatter, explode, or strengthen as we explore the "cool" effects of liquid nitrogen on everyday items. Unique experiments also include creating indoor clouds and freezing bubbles in midair!

This is a ticketed event. Admission is included with all game tickets.

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Marlins Stadium, 501 Marlins Way, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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14

Spris Science of Pizza
Science is everywhere, including your pizza! Join Spris Pizza and Frost Science as we teach you the kitchen chemistry behind each step of making your very own personal pizza. Along the way, families will also learn the healthy highlights of each ingredient that make pizza so delicious (vegetables, cheese, different grains and more). Then, with the help of an expert pizza chef, watch your creation go into the oven and come out minutes later as your own edible masterpiece.

This event is free, but RSVP is required. To RSVP, please email dmannina@frostscience.org.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Spris Artisan Pizza, 3201 N Miami Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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21

Miami-Dade Public Library System's Teen Mini Comic-Con
Dive into a world of comic adventure with the Miami-Dade Public Library System! This teen mini comic-con will feature a gaming tournament, teen tech demos and a cosplay contest. During this anime-focused afternoon, Frost Science will wow guests with our mobile zoetrope, showcasing how simple drawings spring to life via the power of science.

This event is free and open to the public.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 101 W Flagler Street, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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21

GOGO MOAD!
Armed with new artifacts from the "Curious Vault," Frost Science is taking over the Freedom Tower! Join us for an afternoon of art and science as we explore once-hidden artifacts from our "Curious Vault." Then make your own take-home, mini-museum exhibit.

This event is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: MDC Museum of Art + Design, Freedom Tower at Miami-Dade College, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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22

Miami Flea
Miami Flea celebrates local community partners by showcasing their vintage and handmade items through a variety of pop-up shops and hands-on activities. Frost Science will be part of the fun, teaching visitors how to make take home bird feeders that attract and help wildlife right here in Miami-Dade County.

This event is free and open to the public.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: 1440 N Miami Avenue, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: miami-flea-1401.PDF

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June 2016

3

Festive Friday at Southland Mall
Explore the cosmos with the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science at Cutler Bay’s Southland Mall as they bring the outer reaches of space to Miami-Dade County residents. Step inside the Frost Science Portable Planetarium to learn about the celestial objects in our solar system, Milky Way Galaxy, and beyond.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m
Location: Southland Mall - 20505 S Dixie Hwy, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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5

IKEA Family Event
Venture to Sweetwater’s IKEA Miami location for an afternoon of super-cool science with our “Freeze-It!” science lab! Watch as objects such as balloons and flowers shatter, explode, or strengthen as we explore the freezing effects of liquid nitrogen (-325°F!) on everyday items. Unique experiments also include creating indoor clouds and freezing bubbles in midair.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ikea Miami - 1801 NW 117th Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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8

Science Up Close: Predicting South Florida Flood Risk from Days to Decades
In honor of the global World Oceans Day, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will present Science Up Close: Predicting South Florida Flood Risk from Days to Decades, featuring local scientist and University of Miami Professor, Ben Kirtman. Held in partnership with Coral Gables Museum, the event will feature a dynamic presentation by Kirtman, followed by small group discussions led by leading local scientists, researchers and professionals.

This presentation reviews the weather and climate processes that affect flood risk in South Florida, and will describe the current ability of scientists to predict that risk. Particular emphasis is placed on how sea level rise and changes in local rainfall may evolve in the coming decades in response to climate variability and change, and what critical scientific challenges need to be addressed to further scientists’ ability to predict future flood risk.

The Science Up Close events, presented by Frost Science around Miami-Dade County, are a celebrated, regular series of casual science conversations designed to make current science understandable and relatable to the public.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.

Time: 6:30 p.m - 9:00 p.m
Location: Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables
Phone Contact: Paola Villanueva 305-434-9565
Email Contact: pvillanueva@frostscience.org

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11

Virginia Key North Point Shoreline Cleanup
Join Frost Science's MUVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment) to participate in a citizen science shoreline cleanup at Virginia Key North Point. As volunteers collect trash from the shoreline, they will log each item into the Marine Debris Tracker smartphone app.

This event is free, but registration is required.

Time: 10:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Virginia Key North Point, Arthur Lamb Jr Rd, Miami
Phone Contact: Chelle King 305-434-4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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12

Family Day in the Miami Design District
Get healthy with the Institute of Contemporary Art and family-focused community organizations—Frost Science included! Attendees can spend an afternoon at the museum and share in the experience of both experimental exhibitions and creative activities. Then, partake in our “Gross Bodies” science lab, making take-home scabs and mucus while learning how our bodies work so hard to keep us safe!

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Miami Design District - 140 NE 39 St, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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18

Summer Reading Blast-Off with Frost Science
Blast-off to North Miami as Frost Science partners with the Miami-Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) to launch you through space with the power of books and immersive science-themed activities! Patrons will be offered a special selection of astronomy-themed books to check-out after they step-into our portable planetarium, discovering unique facts about the sun, moon, Earth, and more.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Aventura Branch Library - 2930 NE 199th St, Aventura
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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18

Curious Vault Collaborations 003 - Neural Networks
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will host Curious Vault Collaborations, the third project in a series which partners a local artist and scientist together to create a tabletop exhibit display using at least one item from the Frost Science collection, followed by a moderated panel discussion about the exhibit.

The upcoming installation, “Curious Vault Collaborations 003,” is entitled Neural Networks and will explore the pathways of the human brain via Cognitive Neuroimaging. The event will serve as the debut of the installation at Frost Art Museum. Neural Networks was created by artist and Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Florida International University, Felice Grodin, and Associate Professor of Physics at Florida International University, Dr. Angela Laird, with design and fabrication by BYO-Lab. The exhibit includes artifacts from the Dr. J. Manson Valentine archive, former honorary curator at then-named Miami Science Museum.

The event will also include a moderated discussion on the merging of art and science, along with an inside look at the project making of Neural Networks, featuring Bookleggers founder and writer Nathaniel Sandler; Kevin Arrow, art & collection manager for the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science; artist Felice Grodin; and professor Dr. Angela Laird; as well as BYO-Lab founding partner Andrea Perelli.

Neural Networks will be on display at Frost Art Museum through August 12.

Admission is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required.

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Opening Reception
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion


Time: 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m
Location: Frost art Museum, 10975 SW 17th Street, Miami
Phone Contact: Paola Villanueva 305-434-9565
Email Contact: pvillanueva@frostscience.org

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19

Miami Marlins Sunday Funday
Before the Miami Marlins Baseball Team step onto the field, discover the wonders behind electricity with Frost Science through a variety of “shocking” hands-on activities that include a Van Der Graaf generator (be ready for your hair to stand on end!), and a Tesla coil that powers lights, LEDs, and other everyday objects.

This is a ticketed event. Admission is included with game ticket.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Marlins Stadium - 501 Marlins Way, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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25

2nd Annual Cultivating the Best of Me Teen Summit
The 2nd Annual Cultivating the Best of Me Teen Summit is an all-inclusive experience that inspires young women to get healthy, be creative, and plan for their futures—all through the power of STEM-based learning! Join Frost Science for immersive, hands-on activities that motivate participants to work as teams, building innovative projects that illuminate pathways to careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

This event is for girls ages 12-18. This event is free and open to the public but advance registration is required.


Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: 3580 W Oakland Park Blvd, Lauderdale Lakes
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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