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Museum of Arts & Sciences


The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. The area’s largest museum, MOAS is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. Located on a 90-acre Florida nature preserve, the facility hosts over 30,000 objects including the Dow Gallery of American Art, one of the finest collections of American art in the Southeast; the Schulte Gallery of Chinese Art; the Bouchelle Collection and the Gallery of Decorative Arts; the Cuban Foundation Museum, showcasing one of the most significant collections of Cuban paintings in the United States; the Prehistory of Florida Gallery featuring Florida’s Giant Ground Sloth skeleton, and the Root Family Museum displaying restored railroad cars, antique automobiles and the largest collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia in Florida. The Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building exhibits thousands of objects from many donors which are owned by the Museum, while the Linda and Charles Williams Children’s Museum presents an interactive experience for children. The Lowell and Nancy Lohman Family Planetarium and the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art showcasing the largest collection of Florida-based art in the world round out the areas to explore inside the Museum of Arts & Sciences.

352 S Nova Rd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

386-255-0285

Central

Art Children's History Science

Signature Event

St. Patrick's Day Social

Enjoy Irish music, a beer and whiskey garden with samples and traditional cocktails, samples of Irish inspired cuisine and a special performance of The Worley-Hendricks Academy of Irish Dance. Alcohol samples are for ages 21 and older. Admission: $20.00 for members, $25.00 for future members.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Reception Music Other

March 17, 2020
6:00 PM


Scheduled Events

Film Class: Video Composition and Sound

March 07, 2020 1:00 PM

Learn video production and design to develop camera skills and solid audio practices while filming on location. Space is limited and advanced registration is required by calling the Museum at 386-255-0285. Admission: $15.00 for members, $20.00 for future members.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Class/Workshop

MOAS After Hours

March 30, 2020 5:00 PM

Join us for exclusive after-hours access to the museum's galleries, happy hour drink specials, and a special tour of the World of Frida exhibit in the Ford Gallery with Chief Curator/Gary R. Libby Curator of Art, Ruth Grim. Admission: Free for members, $5.00 for future members.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Art History Science Talk/Lecture Reception Exhibit

Night Sky Viewing Party - Spring Equinox

March 20, 2020 8:00 PM

Mark the return of spring with the Vernal Equinox, when there will be equal parts of day and night throughout the world. Venus and the spring constellations, like Leo, The Lion, will be in prime viewing position.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Science Other

Porch Talk at Gamble Place: Florida During the Progressive Era 1890-1920

March 27, 2020 2:00 PM

Join Senior Curator of Education and History, Zach Zacharias at Gamble Place in Port Orange for a unique presentation on this rarely talked about time period in Florida history. Admission: Free for members or $5.00 for future members.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Historic Home History House Talk/Lecture

Pi Day Celebration

March 14, 2020 1:00 PM

The mathematical constant π (pi) is roughly 3.14, so March 14 (3.14) is Pi Day! We will figure out what this number is, why it is so important in mathematics and science, and how it is part of our everyday lives. Admission: Free for members or included with paid museum admission.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Science Talk/Lecture Other

Afternoon with Florida History

March 21, 2020 3:00 PM

Join us in the Root Family Auditorium for a presentation on Florida history. Admission: Free for members, $7.00 for future members, or with paid museum admission.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): History Talk/Lecture

Florida Vistas Book Club: Final Decade

March 19, 2020 2:00 PM

Join us for our next Florida history book club meeting at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art where we will be discussing the book, Final Decade. Admission: Free for members, $5.00 for future members.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Art History Other

Second Saturday Laser Rock Concert

March 14, 2020 7:00 PM

Join us monthly for a Second Saturday Laser Rock Concert in the Lohman Planetarium! Schedule: 7:00PM: Laser Vinyl 8:00PM: Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon 9:00PM: Laser Queen Ticket Pricing: One Show: $5.00 Two Shows: $7.00 Three Shows: $9.00
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Music Other

Movie Night in the Lohman Planetarium: Friday the 13th Part II

March 13, 2020 7:00 PM

Five years after the massacre at Camp Crystal Lake, the nerve-wracking legend of Jason Voorhees and his diabolical mother lives on. Rated R; viewers must be at least 17 years old or accompanied by a parent or guardian ages 21 and older. Admission: $8.00 for members, $10.00 for future members.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Other

Lunch and Learn: Curator's Choice

March 25, 2020 12:00 PM

Join Senior Curator of Education and History, Zach Zacharias at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art for lunch and a unique look at the history, culture, and natural history of our state through this vast collection of paintings.
Region(s): Central
Category(s): Art History Talk/Lecture