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Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World
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Date:
September 2, 2011 to May 1, 2012
Location:
Museum of Discovery & Science
Description:
Through the power of IMAX®, experience a wondrous adventure from the dinosaur age with "Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World.” Join Julie, an imaginative young woman, as she travels from a modern-day aquarium to the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Explore an amazing underwater universe inhabited by larger-than-life creatures – including the powerful Liopleurodon, long-necked Elasmosaurus and gigantic Shonisaurus – which were ruling the seas before dinosaurs conquered the earth. Thanks to state-of-the-art ultra-photorealistic imagery, see science come alive in a unique and entertaining manner. Immerse yourself in a lost age, 200 million years back in time, and get ready for a face-to-face encounter with the T-Rex of the seas!
Phone:
954-467-6637
Cost:
$7-$9
Fabulous Forties on the Avenue
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Date:
December 9, 2011 to November 15, 2012
Description:
Fabulous Forties on the Avenue Exhibit is a tribute to the accomplishments and business achievements of the African-American community in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during the late 1940s. In celebration of the Fort Lauderdale Centennial and Broward County African-American Research Library and Cultural Center’s upcoming 10th year anniversary, the library pays a historic tribute to Fort Lauderdale in our museum gallery with an iconic stretch of road that was the commerce hub of the community, namely Northwest 5th Avenue in the late 1940’s. This year-long exhibit will include the latest in mobile applications technology, allowing both young and old to access the historical materials through a series of interactive kiosks. These kiosks will allow visitors to create a fun video of their gallery experience and download the video to their email, Facebook or other social media outlets.
Phone:
954-357-5950
Cost:
FREE
Offering of the Angels: Old Master Paintings and Tapestries from the Uffizi Gallery
Date:
March 1, 2012 to April 8, 2012
Description:
The Uffizi Gallery is one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world. It is housed in an impressive structure erected between 1560 and 1574 by Cosimo I de’ Medici that served as the judicial and government offices of the Tuscan state. Making its four-city United States tour, the Uffizi Gallery will debut in Fort Lauderdale. Offering of the Angels is curated by Antonio Natali, director of the Uffizi Gallery, and features tapestries and paintings by some of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including Sandro Botticelli, Parmigianino, Alessandro Allori, Luca Giordano, and Lorenzo Monaco, among many others. All of the 45 works of art in the exhibition are related to the theme of the Eucharist. The paintings and tapestries portray scenes from the Old Testament, including the Creation of Adam, the Expulsion from the Garden of Eden, and the Miracle of the Manna, as well as events from the life of Christ, including the Annunciation, the Nativity, the Rest on the Flight into Egypt, the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, and the Resurrection. Tying together all the subjects is the theme of forgiveness.
Story Time for Families
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Date:
March 18, 2012 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Address:
United States
Description:
Medieval and Renaissance stories are presented in conjunction with Offering of the Angels from the Uffizi Gallery. Enjoy story time in the galleries and leave with a sweet treat! Story Time is presented at no charge. Family discounts to exhibition are available. For additional information, please contact Holly Giuliano at hgiulano@moafl.org or (954) 262-0241.
Jojo Capece, All Roads Lead to Rome
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Date:
March 18, 2012 3:00 pm
Address:
United States
Description:
With an artist’s eye to describe the beauty and culture of Italy, Jojo Capece chronicles an unforgettable tale of American expatriate Bébé Deverton. Rome burns with passion and Capece’s tale sizzles with facts, imagination and a top-notch plot that transports the reader into the splendor and vortex of the Eternal City. Capece’s tour-de-force is a first-class ticket to Italy. All those who love Rome, need to meet Jojo Capece! FREE and open to the public. Please RSVP to Sally Glenn at sg841@moafl.org or 954-262-0202.
River Ghost Tours
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Date:
March 18, 2012 7:30 pm
Location:
Stranahan House
Address:
United States
Description:
Historic Stranahan House Museum and Water Taxi offer an hour long tour that includes a visit inside Stranahan House and a boat ride on the New River. You will be fascinated by the tales of spirits. Come along! Reservations needed. Tours every Sunday night at 7:30 pm. Cost is $25per person and reservations are a must. Call 954-524-4736. Every Sunday in March, weather permitting, 7:30 pm
Phone:
954-524-4736
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