vol. 32 no. 4
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LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR
VOLUNTEERS HONORED AT MOAS ANNUAL DINNER
FLORIDA CELEBRATES SPACE New exhibit celebrating the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leonâ€™s discovery of Florida opens at MOAS January 19, 2013 winter pull-out calendar
ZACH IN TIME Projects and discoveries from the MOAS Education Department
MOAS INTRODUCES PLANNED GIVING PROGRAM Leave a legacy at MOAS
IMAGE CREDIT: NASA
On the cover: Florida Homecoming, Kent Sullivan Part of the Florida Celebrates Space exhibit coming to MOAS January 19, 2013 through April 28, 2013 Read more about this noteworthy exhibit on page 8.
Letter from the director
ANDREW SANDALL Administration Staff RENE BELL ADAMS, Director of Communications SHERMAN COLEMAN, Director of Finance Eric Goire, Director of Operations JESSi JACKSON SMITH, Director of Grants and Development Israel Taylor, Physical Plant Assistant Patricia Nikolla, Visitor Services Coordinator JENNIFER GILL, Visitor Services ROBERT WOHLRAB, Security and Visitor Services Tyler K. Adair, Security Lee Ashton, Security ROGER BOWERS, Security BILL CHRISTIAN, Security CODY ROGERS, Security ROY SHAFFER, JR., Coordinator - Dow Museum of Historic Houses Curatorial Staff Cynthia Duval, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts and Gary R. Libby Curator of Art J. ”Zach” Zacharias, Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History Seth Mayo, Curator of Astronomy Luis Zengotita, Science and Education Associate Eric Mauk, Collections Manager and Registrar Bonnie Jones, Conservator - Paintings Ed Van Hoose, Conservator - Furniture Executive Director Emeritus GARY R. LIBBY
Editor RENE BELL ADAMS Contributing Writers RENE BELL ADAMS DR. KAY BRAWLEY CYNTHIA DUVAL Seth Mayo JESSI JACKSON SMITH J. ”Zach” Zacharias Art Director NIKKI Mastando, MASTANDO MEDIA
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Rendering of the new Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, RLF
Dear friends, 2013 Promises to be an exciting time around the Museum of Arts & Sciences. We are anticipating a “ground breaking” year which will see the beginnings of construction on projects ANDREW SANDALLL several and many exciting exhibitions. We look forward to sharing all of these events with our valued community, MOAS members, volunteers, Trustees and Major Sponsors. Once completed, the new 26,000 square foot Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art will house their unprecedented collection of Florida art, which they are generously gifting to the Museum over the next few years. As you know, their paintings have already been featured in our successful Reflections and Reflections II exhibitions, and we are all very excited about showcasing even more treasures from their world-class collections in this new building. Look for more details about the progress of this new addition to the Museum’s campus in the local media, on our Facebook page (facebook.com/moasdaytona) and at www.moas.org in the coming months. In addition to the new Museum, the long-awaited refurbishment of the West Wing in our current building will also be taking place within the next year. Through the hard work of Congressman John Mica and our valued friends at Volusia County and the City of Daytona Beach, we were awarded a FEMA grant of nearly $4.4 million to supplement the ECHO grant we had already received that will allow us to make the West Wing flood proof and restore all the gallery and administrative spaces affected by the flood in 2009.
These substantial projects have launched MOAS into an exciting period of evolution and growth and we are looking toward a future that has been just as bright as the past 50 years. This past December, we also proudly launched our Planned Giving promotional efforts. The Board of Trustees Planned Giving committee and staff have developed a program, entitled “What is Your Legacy?” which you will have seen advertised in the recent issues of Arts & Sciences. There is more information about this program, which is vital to the Museum, in this issue. We are also launching a noteworthy collaboration between MOAS, the United States of America, NASA and the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Florida Celebrates Space includes over forty paintings from the NASA collection which exemplify the history of American spaceflight from the Mercury program all the way through the recent conclusion of the Space Shuttle era. The exhibition celebrates the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon’s discovery of Florida. Included are pieces by Annie Leibovitz, Andy Warhol and James Wyeth. In addition to the exhibit, MOAS will be featuring a number of special speakers from the Smithsonian Institution and from the Kennedy Space Center, including Roger D. Launius, Ph.D., Senior Curator, Division of Space History, The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, who will be speaking at a special Renaissance Society event as well as a special lecture free for MOAS members. Be sure to check Facebook, our website and of course, Arts & Sciences for details. Thank you for your continued support of MOAS – I look forward to seeing you around the Museum!
2013 BOARD OF TRUSTEES Carol Lively Platig, President Barbara Coleman, Past President Jill Warren, Vice President Janet Jacobs, Assistant Vice President Cici Brown, Assistant Vice President Melinda Dawson, Secretary Chris Lydecker, Treasurer Bridget Bergens Thurman Gillespy, Jr., M.D. Tom Hart Pat Heller-Jackson Kim A. Klancke, M.D. Carl W. Lentz III, M.D. Dr. Evelyn Lynn Michelle McCarthy Eileen McDermott Bill McMunn Diane Michael Allison Morris Zacharias Ellen O’Shaughnessy Cory Walker Linda Williams Amy Workowski Barbara Young Thomas Zane HONORARY TRUSTEES Miriam Blickman Anderson Bouchelle (Deceased) J. Hyatt Brown Alys Clancy (Deceased) Tippen Davidson (Deceased) Susan Feibleman Herbert Kerman (Deceased) Chapman Root (Deceased) Jan Thompson (Deceased)
GOLD Bright House Networks Brown & Brown, Inc. Cici and Hyatt Brown Halifax Health Travel Host Magazine YP® Zgraph, Inc. SILVER Cobb Cole Daytona Beach News-Journal Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Ed and Pat Jackson Mastando Media NASCAR ® Gene and Diane Rogers BRONZE Bahama House Best Western Aku Tiki Inn Daytona International Speedway Encore Catering of Central Florida Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Guild of the Museum of Arts & Sciences Consuelo and Richard Hartmann Dr. and Mrs. Kim A. Klancke Jill Simpkins and L. Gale Lemerand Gary R. Libby Trust Chris and Charlie Lydecker Publix Super Markets Charities David and Toni Slick SunTrust Bank University of Central Florida Tom and Sena Zane
REPRESENTATIVES Museum Guild Dr. Kay Brawley, President Junior League Melissa Burt DeVriese Cuban Foundation Gary R. Libby Root Foundation Linda Hall
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ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND SCIENCES The Museum of Arts and Sciences is a not-forprofit educational institution, chartered by the State of Florida in 1962 and accredited by the American Association of Museums. Museum collections and research include Cuban and Florida art, American fine and decorative arts, European fine and decorative arts, preColumbian and African artifacts, Pleistocene fossils, Florida history and regional natural history. Permanent and changing exhibitions, lectures, and classes highlight educational programs. The Museum houses changing arts and sciences exhibition galleries, permanent collection galleries, a gallery of American art, paintings, decorative arts and furniture, Cuban Fine and Folk Art Museum, a planetarium, library, the Frischer Sculpture Garden, maintains nature trails in a 90-acre preserve in adjacent Tuscawilla Park, and operates Gamble Place in Port Orange and the Dow Museum of Historic Houses in St. Augustine. The Museum also houses the Charles and Linda Williams Children’s Museum. The Museum of Arts and Sciences is recognized by the State of Florida as a major cultural institution and receives major funding from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Major Museum programs and activities for members, school children and the general public are also supported by grants from the County of Volusia, the Guild of the Museum of Arts and Sciences, the Junior League of Daytona Beach, Target®, Elfun Community Fund, and the UCF Educational Partnership. MUSEUM HOURS: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sundays The Museum of Arts and Sciences is committed to the Americans with Disabilities Act by making our facility and programs accessible to all people. If you have any special requirements, suggestions, or recommendations, please contact our representative, Andrew Sandall, at 386.255.0285. If you prefer, you may contact the Cultural Council of Volusia County representative at 386.257.6000, or the Division of Cultural Affairs, The Capitol, Tallahassee 850.487.2980, or TT 850.488.5779. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. THE TOLL FREE NUMBER IS 1.800.435.7352. Florida Registration #CH-1851
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Volunteer Awards presented at the 2012 Annual Dinner The Henry Saltzman Award Congressman John Mica The Henry Saltzman Award is granted by the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Arts & Sciences to the person or organization that has done the most to enrich the educational and cultural climate of Volusia County. Congressman John Mica is a dedicated supporter of the arts here at MOAS and throughout our community. He was also pivotal in securing the FEMA grant that will help continue to make the Museum of Arts & Sciences one of the premiere cultural destinations in the Southeast. To make this funding possible, Congressman John Mica worked to change outdated and costly national law and FEMA policy. MOAS Executive Director, Andrew Sandall, and District Representative, John Booker, with the Henry Saltzman Award for Congressman John Mica
Each year at our annual dinner, the Museum of Arts & Sciences recognizes individuals and organizations that support the Museum in extraordinary ways. The following award recipients are shining stars in the MOAS community and we thank them for all of their time and dedication.
The Marge Sigerson Volunteer of the Year Award Joyce E. Coffman Award of Distinction Tom and Sena Zane
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GROUNDBREAKING NEW EXHIBIT
SPACE By Seth Mayo, Curator of Astronomy
A noteworthy collaboration between the Government of the United States of America, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and the Museum of Arts & Sciences includes over forty paintings from the heart of the NASA collection that exemplify the history of American spaceflight from the Mercury program (1958) all the way through the recent conclusion of the Space Shuttle era. (continued)
florida homecoming, Kent Sullivan Image credit: NASA NASA's Art Program can be traced back to March of 1962, when then NASA administrator, James Webb, wrote a memo to his staff stating his desire of inviting artists to interpret and record, in all art forms, the momentous events that were unfolding before their eyes. His foresight led to the creation of a rich and diverse collection of ground breaking art by many respected artists who captured the essence of space exploration. With unprecedented access to all levels of NASA's activities, the artists reveal spaceflight in not only a scientific light, but also an emotional and experiential one was well. 10 ARTS & SCIENCES MAGAZINE
The exhibition serves to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon’s discovery of Florida and illustrates the peninsula not only as a destination for the first explorers, but as a gateway for those launching to explore new worlds beyond Earth. The fascinating artworks chosen emphasize the early history of NASA's role in spaceflight from the Mercury program all the way up through the Space Shuttle era, while at the same time, illustrating the untouched Florida landscape that served as the backdrop for these leaps for mankind.
In addition to being the nation’s gateway to space exploration, the John F. Kennedy Space Center is also home to Merritt Island’s National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1963. This expansive, pristine area (220 square miles in total) preserves a delicate part of Florida's ecosystem while providing the land necessary to enable safe launches. This juxtaposition between the untouched Florida that explorers such as Juan Ponce de Leon encountered and the manmade spaceport which would launch a new kind of explorer, flying toward the very stars that have
The exhibition serves to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon’s discovery of Florida and illustrates the peninsula not only as a destination for the first explorers, but as a gateway for those launching to explore new worlds beyond Earth. always guided voyagers on their quests for new worlds, is illustrated from many intriguing perspectives throughout this exhibit. One such painting, Kent Sullivan's Florida Homecoming, seen on the cover of this issue, captures the Space Shuttle just before its triumphant landing. Even though the vehicle is traveling at tremendous speeds, Sullivan creates a serene and calming scene enveloping the 15,000 foot runway; lending a moment of peaceful contemplation before the mission comes to its exciting end. This theme is continued in the watercolor,
Rainbirds, by James Dean, the NASA employee who took leadership of the NASA Art Program under Administrator James Webb. Dean elegantly blends the beauty of Florida with the rigidity of the starkly colored structures essential to launching rockets. The contrast is seen in another watercolor, Waiting, from the renowned painter, James Wyeth, whose father and son were also artists in their own right. Simply portrayed are two bright red launch gantries separated by a lone palm tree. These imposing launch gantries served as support structures for rockets before liftoff. The stark contrast Wyeth
creates between the natural and artificial seems to bridge the connection between the old and the new. While photography and video footage were utilized extensively throughout NASA's history for documentation purposes, photographers and artists were also able to communicate intangible ideas through their artwork. The artist’s contributions in recording space history revealed a layer of depth, emotion and wonder not seen in photography of previous years. Continued on page 30
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winter exhibits JANUARY
Discover the Daytona Mastodon Now - Spring 2013
The fossilized American mastodon (Mammut americanum) remains were unearthed last November in Daytona Beach. Select Mastodon fossils such as the jaw, teeth, ribs, vertebrae and partial tusks are included in the display â€“ about 20-30% of the animalâ€™s fossilized remains were recovered from the site by the Museum.
This exhibit features works by Benjamin West, Fragonard, Vermeyen, Leoni, van de Velde, Angelica Kauffmann and their contemporaries.
January 19 - April 28, 2013
When the Spanish touched the shores of the New World, early in the 16th century, they found unspoiled lands filled with abundant natural resources. Early descriptions and illustrations of the Americas were often included on maps that were recorded by these explorers and often included exaggerated accounts of exotic cultures composed of wild peoples living on vast lands overflowing with unlimited riches and featuring fantastic creatures. This exhibition includes maps, etchings, engravings and lithographs from the 17th through 19th centuries.
This significant collaboration between the United States of America, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and the Museum of Arts & Sciences includes over forty paintings exemplifying the history of American spaceflight from the Mercury program (1958) all the way through the recent conclusion of the Space Shuttle era. Offered in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida, this exhibition illustrates the peninsula not only as a destination for the first explorers, but as a gateway for those who would come centuries after, themselves en route to new worlds beyond imagination. Included are pieces by Annie Leibovitz, Andy Warhol, James Wyeth and Robert Rauschenberg.
Borders of Paradise - The New World in the Eyes of the Explorers
January 19 - April 28, 2013
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Now - February 10, 2013
*Image credit: Collection of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Florida Celebrates Space
Image credit: NASA
Old Master Drawings From The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art*
Greek and Russian Icons from the MOAS Collections February 23, 2013 - May 19, 2013 The iconic visions of Russian and Greek saints and the historic stories of the saints themselves are beautifully and strikingly represented in this lovely grouping, depicting both miraculous stories of the past and the rich heritage of both nations.
Exhibits and dates subject to change.
WINTER PROGRAMS ADULT PROGRAMMING january January 3, 2013 1:30pm-2:30pm Meet Me in the Gallery: Victorian International Join Cynthia Duval, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts and Gary R. Libby Curator of Art, to enjoy a last walkthrough of the exhibition. Free for members or with paid admission January 8, 2013 2:00pm-3:30pm Coffee, Chocolates and Collections: The Story of the Daytona Mastodon Learn about the amazing discovery of the Nova Road Mastodon with Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James "Zach" Zacharias. Join Zach for a walkthrough of the new exhibit. Free for members or with paid admission January 11, 2013 2:00pm-3:30pm Porch Talk at Gamble Place: Steam Boating on the St. Johns River Join us on the porch at Gamble Place with Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James "Zach” Zacharias, to learn about the history of steam boating on the St. Johns River. Free for members or $5.00 for non-members RSVP Preferred - 386.255.0285 January 16, 2013 1:30pm-2:30pm Living with Antiques: Stories from the Collection Join Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts, Cynthia Duval, for this unique program. The prized antiques and decorative arts in the collection were once used by people from across the globe and reveal wonderful stories to be shared. Free for members or with paid admission
January 19, 2013 2:00pm-3:30pm Robots Versus Humans in Spaceflight with Roger D. Launius, Ph.D., Senior Curator, Division of Space History, The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution In conjunction with the exhibit Florida Celebrates Space, Dr. Launius will explore the history and possible futures for human/robotic spaceflight. Discover how we have come to this point in human spaceflight and enjoy a discussion of the relative merits of human versus robotic space exploration. Limited seating. The lecture is free for MOAS members, who will receive priority seating, or with paid admission for non-members on a first come, first served basis - reservations are recommended by calling MOAS at 386.255.0285. January 24, 2013 3:00pm-4:30pm Coffee, Chocolates and Collections: Florida Celebrates Space Join Curator of Astronomy, Seth Mayo, to discover Florida’s rich history of space flight through major artworks in the NASA art collection. Free for members or with paid admission January 30, 2013 2:00pm-3:30pm Have You Noticed? Learn important and fun facts about the collection as you enjoy a walkthrough with Chief Curator, Cynthia Duval, and Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James "Zach" Zacharias. Free for members or with paid admission
february February 2, 2013 1:00pm-3:00pm Oil Pastels for Adults with Rick Cannizarro, Oil Pastel Association member Learn how to use oil pastels and the use of blending, composition and materials. Members $15.00 and $20.00 for non-members RSVP Preferred - 386.255.0285
Saturdays in Space: The Florida Celebrates Space Film Series
Every other Saturday at 1:00pm starting January 26th
The Right Stuff February 9
The Journeys of Apollo
(NASA documentary narrated by Peter Cullen)
Apollo 13 March 9
The Space Shuttle
(NASA documentary narrated by William Shatner)
October Sky April 20
50 Years of Exploration The Golden Anniversary of NASA
February 5, 2013 2:00pm-4:00pm Exhibits: Art Forms or Educational Material? Join Chief Curator, Cynthia Duval, for this opportunity to gain insights and different perspectives about paintings in the collection. Free for members or with paid admission February 8, 2013 2:00pm-3:00pm Gamble Place Nature Walk Join Senior Curator of Education, James "Zach" Zacharias, and learn about the unique ecosystems that make up the Gamble Place Preserve. Learn about gopher tortoises, long leaf pine trees, the Spruce Creek River and more. Please wear appropriate attire for a 1/2 mile walk. Free for members or $5.00 for non-members RSVP Preferred - 386.255.0285 February 13, 2013 2:00pm-3:30pm Coffee, Chocolates and Collections: Coca-Cola© in the Gilded Age Join Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James "Zach" Zacharias, to learn about Coca-Cola’s emergence from the chaos of the patent medicine industry during the Gilded Age. Free for members or with paid admission February 15, 2013 1:30pm-2:30pm Florida Celebrates Space: The NASA Collection Join Jennifer Mayo, Artifact Collections Registrar of the Kennedy Space Center, as she shares her knowledge and experience with this diverse collection that now includes space orbiter, Atlantis. Free for members or with paid admission
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February 19, 2013 1:30pm-2:30pm Meet Me in Tuscawilla Preserve Join Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James "Zach" Zacharias, for a stroll through The Kim A. Klancke, M.D., and Marsha L. Klancke Environmental Education Complex to discover the plants and animals that make Tuscawilla their home. Free for members or with paid admission. February 21, 2013 1:30pm-2:30pm Art and Science: Science and the Arts – Florida Celebrates Space Join Chief Curator, Cynthia Duval, to learn how an artist’s inspiration is enhanced by scientific knowledge. Free for members or with paid admission February 26, 2013 1:30pm-2:30pm Meet Me in the Gallery: Greek and Russian Icons from the MOAS Collections Join Chief Curator Cynthia Duval for a premiere view of newly donated icons in the collection. Free for members or with paid admission February 27, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm Meet Us in the Planetarium: Sailors of the Seas and Space Join Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James "Zach" Zacharias, along with Curator of Astronomy, Seth Mayo, to learn about Spanish explorer, Juan Ponce de Leon, and how celestial navigation played a vital role in his discovery of Florida. Discover how the stars have been used by both early and modern explorers to navigate their crafts. Free for members or with paid admission
March 5, 2013 2:00pm-3:00pm Train Stories of Florida with "Master of the Weird," Charlie Carlson Acclaimed author, Charlie Carlson, will present an unusual history of train travel in Florida. Free for members or with paid admission March 7, 2013 1:30pm – 2:30pm Florida Celebrates Space: Untouched Florida and the Manmade Spaceport The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is also home to Merritt Island’s National Wildlife Refuge. Join Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James “Zach” Zacharias, to discover the history of the pristine land surrounding KSC. Free for members or with paid admission March 8, 2013 2:00pm-3:00pm Porch Talk at Gamble Place: 15 Famous Volusians Sit on the porch at Gamble with Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, James "Zach" Zacharias, to discover the many important figures in Volusia County History. Free for members or $5.00 for non-members RSVP Preferred - 386.255.0285 March 13, 2013 3:00pm-4:30pm Tracks in the Sand Join Florida Master Naturalist, Joel Wooster (a.k.a. The Mollusk Man), to discover the common and uncommon invertebrates that make Ponce Inlet their home. Bring your own shells for identification. Free for members or with paid admission March 20, 2013 1:30pm-2:30pm Meet Me in the Gallery: Florida Celebrates Space Join Curator of Astronomy, Seth Mayo, to discover Florida’s rich history of space flight through major artworks in the NASA art
collection. Free for members or with paid admission March 26, 2013 3:00pm-4:30pm The Shark Awareness Project Chad Truxell, Director of the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach, will discuss biology, behavior and conservation as well as the realities of shark attacks. Free for members or with paid admission
april April 2, 2013 3:00pm-4:30pm Beyond St. Augustine - Volusia County in the 16th Century with Bruce Piatek, Executive Director, Florida Agricultural Museum, Palm Coast Mr. Piatek will discuss the Spanish presence in today’s Volusia County region during the 1500s focusing on Pedro Menendez’s travels as well as Spanish archaeological evidence found on the St. Johns River at Volusia Landing. Free for members or with paid admission
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING january January 15, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool All Sorts of Sorting Learn how to separate and group different kinds of objects. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members January 17, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-12 Words and Phrases Discover the origin of words and popular phrases, i.e., the phrase “sleep tight” originated when beds had rope frames that needed to be tightened regularly. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
January 22, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Patterns The study of natural and artificial patterns $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members January 24, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 Common Historical Misconceptions Learn how certain stories passed down through the years have become part of history. In this class we will separate fact from fiction. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members January 29, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Puzzles Learn about problem solving. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members January 31, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 Scientific Hoaxes Learn how hoaxes such as crop circles and the spaghetti tree have woven their way into popular culture. $10.00 for members $15.00 for nonmembers February 7, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 1) This series of eight classes will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for non-members
february February 7, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm
Ages 7-13 Henry Plant We will study the life and achievements of this Florida railroad pioneer. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members February 9, 2013 MOAS Family Event 1:00pm-1:30pm Child Night Sky Tour Explore the night sky with a junior astronomer. Free for members or with paid admission February 9, 2013 6:00pm-10:00pm All ages Night at the Children’s Museum Enjoy family time and special activities after hours in the Charles & Linda Williams Children’s Museum! Free for members. $2.00 each ages 1-13 and $4.00 each for ages 13+ February 12, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Liquids Discover the shape-shifting state of matter. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members February 14, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 2) This series will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for non-members February 14, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 Andrew Carnegie We will learn about his “rags to riches” story. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
February 19, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Gases We will study this often invasive state of matter. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
March 7, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 Milton S. Hershey Discover his sweet contributions to the world. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
February 21, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 3) This series will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for non-members
March 12, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Police Explore how police officers protect and serve the public. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
February 21, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 James N. Gamble Learn about his successes and his connection to Volusia County. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
March 14, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 6) This series will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for non-members
February 26, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Solids We will study the most tangible state of matter. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
March 14, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 Harry S. Truman Discover the 33rd President of the United States. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
February 28, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 4) This series will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for non-members
March 19, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Firefighters Learn about the dangers of saving lives and property. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
February 28, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 John D. Rockefeller We will learn about the history of Mr. Rockefeller and how he came to Ormond Beach, Florida. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
March 21, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 7) This series will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for nonmembers
March 21, 2013 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 Ralph Lauren We will learn about his humble beginnings and how he became one of America’s iconic designers. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
March 7, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 5) This series will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for non-members 18 ARTS & SCIENCES MAGAZINE
March 23, 2013 10:00am-5:00pm All ages Family Space Day In conjunction with the exhibit, Florida Celebrates Space, MOAS invites children of all ages to a special day filled with exciting space activities. Throughout the day, children will be able to build paper and bottle rockets that they can launch outside the Museum, make their own space mission badges and create "alien" sculptures! Free for members or with paid admission March 26, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm Ages 4-6 Preschool Doctors Discover how these professionals help keep patients healthy. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members March 28, 2013 12:30pm-1:30pm Ages 13-15 Robotics (Session 8) This series will explore the concepts of robotics. $5.00 for members $10.00 for non-members March 28 1:30pm-3:30pm Ages 7-13 Ben and Jerry 1:30pm-3:30pm Discover how Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield turned a love of ice cream into one of the nation’s most well-known companies. $10.00 for members $15.00 for non-members
Kid’s Art Project
MOAS will provide a free 3 ounce plastic cup to every child that visits the Museum. The challenge is to turn this cup into a work of art. Cup pick-up for is any time during regular Museum hours during the month of January (or use one from home). Admission is not required to receive a cup. There are two ways to have your art displayed in the Museum - a photo of your artwork can be emailed to email@example.com or you can drop off your art to be displayed in the Children’s Museum during the month of March. All finished art pieces will be accepted until February 22nd. Thank you for supporting the arts in our community!
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT NEWS
MOAS Education Department news from J. ”Zach” Zacharias, Senior Curator oF Education and Curator of History
GROUNDBREAKING PROJECTS AND DISCOVERIES FROM THE MOAS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
he Museum's education department has started a noteworthy and unique project with Burns Science and Technology Charter School in Oak Hill, Florida. The program is funded by a grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and is based on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum principles. This new curriculum
is designed to help develop students who are prepared to be innovators, problem-solvers and thought leaders. The concept at the heart of STEM education is integration of math and science into the curriculum. The goal of this grant is to build a mock archaeological dig on the school grounds based on a pioneer woman who lived in Oak Hill in the 1880s. The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students receive credit for this archaeology lab and help construct and excavate the site, analyze the artifacts, and create multimedia presentations about their findings. The grant also provides funding for guest speakers and field trips to other archaeological sites. Students are currently in the excavation phase and are documenting their findings. The final phase of the project will be the creation of a museum “exhibit” featuring the excavated artifacts in the school's media center.
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Daytona Mastodon Swamp Scene by Rick Cannizzaro
The study of archaeology and history can provide these students with a basic understanding of the range of the human experience, while the integration of STEM skills helps build a critical thinking foundation that helps the students look to the future. The goal and outcome is to provide a real-world, hands-on experience for these students and provide a strong affinity for science, discovery and learning. In other news, the discovery of the prehistoric mastodon off of Nova Road in November 2011 has certainly caused excitement here at the Museum. The first public showing of the fossils occurred at the Museumâ€™s
Natural History Festival this September. It was one of the Museumâ€™s largest educational events ever, with over 1,430 guests in attendance! Visitors had the opportunity to see, touch and hold many of the fossil bones from this extinct Ice Age animal. We are proud to announce that the mastodon fossils are now on display in the West Wing of the Museum through late spring/ early summer 2013. "Discover the Daytona Mastodon" includes many bones representative of the ancient elephant's skeleton.
The display cases feature giant toes, teeth, ribs, skull and leg bones, as well as the incredible tusks. Although we do not have a complete skeleton, the fossils on display are impressive nonetheless. The exhibit also features an interactive multimedia component complete with archive photos taken from the excavation site and "fun facts" about how mastodons lived.
We are proud to announce that the mastodon fossils are now on display in the West Wing of the Museum through late spring/early summer 2013.
DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT NEWS
By Jessi Jackson Smith, Director of Grants and Development
at The Museum of Arts & Sciences
rts and Sciences magazine readers may have noticed a new feature in recent editions. This past year MOAS established a Planned Giving Committee that worked together to create a new giving program called "What is Your Legacy?", which has two important goals. First, it pays tribute to some of the philanthropic members of our community who have given substantial contributions that have allowed the Museum to grow, prosper and serve for nearly 60 years. "What is Your Legacy?" also looks forward into the future, and encourages todayâ€™s museum supporters to consider creating their own legacy with the Museum to benefit generations to come.
of gift establishes a living tribute that at once celebrates them, supports the Museumâ€™s continuing efforts and provides financial benefits to the donor.
There are some important decisions to be made in considering a legacy contribution. For a brief overview of planned giving options, download our new "What is Your Legacy?" brochure at www.moas.org. The Museum would be happy to work directly with donors and their financial advisors to craft a planned gift that best meets personal goals and wishes.
If you are interested in discussing the "What is Your Legacy?" program, please make an appointment with Jessi Smith, Director of Grants and Development: 386-255-0285 extension 339.
The beauty of a legacy gift is that it benefits the Museum as well as donors. Contributions can come in all shapes and sizes. Donors may show their financial support in ways they might not have thought possible and sometimes significantly enhance their own financial situation through a variety of tax incentives. Supporters have established planned gifts through bequests in their wills, beneficiary designations for IRAs, retirement plans, life insurance policies, estate contributions, contributions to the MOAS endowment and more. Some friends of the Museum make gifts in honor of a family member or friend to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, holidays and other special occasions as well as to memorialize a loved one after their lifetime. This type
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collections, development of innovative educational programming for all ages, and expansion of our properties and facilities. We are continually grateful to our legacy givers who have and will continue to make a meaningful impact that resonates throughout our community for years into the future.
The Museum relies on the generosity of friends from throughout the community who understand the vital role MOAS plays across the region. Legacy gifts have contributed to the care of our diverse and significant art, science and history
Before making a legacy gift to MOAS, consult with financial, tax and legal advisors for a thorough analysis of individual situations and tax consequences, and to decide which ways of giving might work best. All charitable gifts should be directed to the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization located at 352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Federal Employer ID #59-1022050. State of Florida Registration #CH-1851.
CHAPMAN S. RO OT A Legacy of Passion For over 40 years Chapman S. Root
and the Root Family have celebrated
our communityâ€™s culture through the
Museum of Arts & Sciences. MOAS
has become one of the leading museums in the Southeast through consistent and
sustained support from the Root Family and other visionaries.
Please consider joining those who are ensuring that MOAS is a beacon of
culture for generations to come. Consider MOAS in your estate planning.
BY GUILD PRESIDENT DR. KAY BRAWLEY
Sometimes in the Winds of Change, We Find Our True Direction To our valued members and supporters, The change of each season brings about thoughts of changes for each of us in our lives, and perhaps even in our local community as we begin the exciting construction projects at the Museum in 2013. Many of you each have seen firsthand the changes that our Museum community has gone through over the last 50 years, many of which have been brought on by your generosity now and the philanthropic legacy of those who came before us. It is a new year...let's reflect on what we are thankful for. I am thankful for a great Guild team. It is not surprising that the Guild of the Museum of Arts and Sciences has reached $65,000 as its contribution to the Museum for the 2011-2012 year. My leadership signature quote over the past couple years has been: Success is a Team Sport. Our focused Teamwork has paid off for the Guild, the Museum and its community. Babe Ruth stated, "The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they donâ€™t play together, the club wonâ€™t be worth a dime."
Guild Members Joan Horneff, 1st Vice President, and Kay Brawley, President, present the first check for the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art Endowment to Andrew Sandall, MOAS Executive Director. 26 ARTS & SCIENCES MAGAZINE
According to a recent Gallup report, the world’s top performing organizations understand that member engagement is a force that drives performance outcomes. Understanding the potential of teams is key to our success. The promotion of teamwork is not a guarantee of success, but worldclass organizations do not attain that status without it. The Guild's smart chairs and leaders have strategically worked to promote an environment where teamwork thrives and members willingly contribute.
Where have we been?
We appreciate all you did to make our busy fall and Holiday season be a success from the Halifax Arts Festival with its fabulous weather, happy artists and patrons, to the Festival of Trees Gala activities, and to the Museum's first New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball: the Night to Remember. From the red carpet entrance, dancing to great Motown and jazz music by the band Then2Now, and toasting each other with sparkling champagne in the commemorative crystal glasses, to the midnight surprise. Yes, the Guild has a golden glow, celebrating the finale of its 50th anniversary!
Where are we going? 2013 Programs at the Museum January 8 Chef Bobby Frappier, from Frappes North Restaurant and Catering in Ormond Beach, discusses his guilty pleasures when it comes to food, demonstrating his cooking techniques and preparing a sampling of his famous soups for members and guests.
February 12 Cici Brown, Museum Trustee, will discuss Adventures in Collecting Art. The Brown's $13 million gift to the Museum will construct a new state-of-the-art facility to house their unprecedented collection of more than 2,600 Florida oil and watercolors.
Current Guild President Kay Brawley and the 1st Guild President Jackie Harrison of 1962, share memories over the years.
March 12 Zach Zacharias, Senior Curator of Education and Curator of History, will discuss the recently discovered fossils from an 8,000 pound, Ice Age mastodon who lumbered around Nova Road between 12,000 and 130,000 years ago.
April 9 Cynthia Duval, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts, will present a fun, interactive program called Name That Item. Prior to her presentation, Guild members and guests will have an opportunity to review selected items form the Museum's vast collection and guess the name and/or function of each one.
Benefits February 9 Mardi Gras Casino Night at the Palmetto Club; contact Chair George Fortuna, 443.831.5597.
February 25-March 1 Follow Your Heart cruise to Cozumel and Grand Cayman; Chair Pam Quillian, 770.365.6118.
March 2 Jazz on the River at Down the Hatch in Ponce Inlet; detail, contact Chair Kathy Wilson, 386.756.2342.
April 15 The 3rd Annual Children's Golf Classic Tournament will be held again at the popular private Plantation Bay Golf and Country Club in Ormond Beach to benefit the Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum. We hope you will gather your friends for a foursome on the course. Contact Chair Michael Armstrong, 203.414.2379. Thank you for your commitment to the Guild's mission of continued success in support of the Museum and its rich resources in the arts, sciences and history. The secret to unleashing our potential as a contributing organization to the Museum is in releasing the genius and power of our teamwork. Cheers to all of you...you're making a positive difference in your support of the Museum!
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Andy Warhol, the renowned pop artist, took this idea to another level with his iconic Moonwalk. Seen in the silkscreen reproduction found in this exhibit, Warhol completely transforms one of the most famous photographs taken in NASA history – astronaut Buzz Aldrin standing next to the American flag on the lunar surface. The original photo, taken by the late Neil Armstrong, stands on its own as a testament to the surreal act of launching humans from Cape Canaveral and landing on the moon. Warhol’s interpretation, featuring pink highlighting of the spacesuit and accentuation of the flag and lunar surface, adds a cultural context to the moment. The multitude of photographs taken throughout NASA’s storied history from varied artists not only depicted the thrilling launches or the astronauts in action, but also behind-the-scenes as well. The Leibovitz photograph, Eileen Collins, evokes an astronaut’s often calm and collected demeanor, while also showing the significance and delicacy of the work at hand. This 1999 photograph was taken during a training activity at the Johnson Space Center in Houston,
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Texas. Later that year, astronaut Eileen Collins would fly in a Shuttle mission (STS-93) from Florida as the first female commander in NASA’s history.
"This 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida not only gives us pause to reflect on the extraordinary changes in civilization and advancement of science related to our beautiful state, but also helps us look beyond this planet to the unknown worlds still to be explored."
This 500th anniversary of the discovery of Florida not only gives us pause to reflect on the extraordinary changes in civilization and advancement of science related to our beautiful state, but also helps us look beyond this planet to the unknown worlds still to be explored. MOAS offers special thanks to Bertram Ulrich, NASA Art Program Director; Daniel Gruenbaum, Acting Collections and Content Manager at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; and Jennifer Mayo, Artifact Collections Registrar, Kennedy Space Center together with the MOAS team, Andrew Sandall, Executive Director; Cynthia Duval, Chief Curator; myself; and Eric Mauk, Registrar.
- Seth Mayo, MOAS Curator of Astronomy Control Panel, by Thomas Struth, encapsulates an area at the Kennedy Space Center that is rarely seen by the public – the Launch Control room. The jackets hanging on the empty chairs symbolize the many engineers and technicians essential in making the extraordinary feat of spaceflight a reality.
Florida Celebrates Space opens on January 19, 2013 and runs through April 28, 2013.
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2013 EXHIBIT SCHEDULE OLD MASTER DRAWINGS
From The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
BORDERS OF PARADISE -
Now - February 10, 2013 Image credit: Collection of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
The New World in the Eyes of the Explorers
DISCOVER THE DAYTONA MASTODON Now - Spring 2013
GREEK & RUSSIAN ICONS
FLORIDA CELEBRATES SPACE January 19 – April 28, 2013
January 19 - April 28, 2013 From the MOAS Collection
February 23 - May 19, 2013
Image credit: NASA
Exhibitions and dates subject to change.