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Events

Events

Date/Time Event
Things Come Apart 05/26/2018 - 08/19/2018
All Day
Things Come Apart

South Florida Museum

Open through Sunday, August 19, 2018 A quarter-inch-thick smartphone can be used as a watch, a camera, a theater, a map and even a mobile bank. Things Come Apart, a traveling exhibition circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and featuring the works of creative photographer and tinkerer Todd McLellan, looks inside the evolutions […]

Lunch & Learn: Could an Industrial Civilization Have Existed on Earth Before Ours? 07/25/2018
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Could an Industrial Civilization Have Existed on Earth Before Ours?

South Florida Museum

Sure, you could take lunch at your desk or have a sandwich at home. But why not feed your brain as well as your belly? On the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:15 – 1 pm we’ll feature a talk by our staff focusing on a different aspect of the world or […]

Stelliferous Live 07/25/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous Live

South Florida Museum

Join us for our monthly live star talk, Stelliferous Live with our planetarians Jeff Rodgers and Howard Hochhalter. Stelliferous Live takes place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Bishop Planetarium. We’ll take a tour of the upcoming month’s stars, planets and constellations, talk about current events in astronomy, and open the floor for an always-fun […]

KidSpace 07/28/2018
10:15 am - 11:00 am
KidSpace

South Florida Museum

KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters of the Universe. From 10:15 – 11 am on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, taking off from Earth’s surface and flying to places no […]

Lunch & Learn: Cool Collector - How to Curate Your Hobby Collections Like a Pro 08/08/2018
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Cool Collector - How to Curate Your Hobby Collections Like a Pro

South Florida Museum

Sure, you could take lunch at your desk or have a sandwich at home. But why not feed your brain as well as your belly? On the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:15 – 1 pm we’ll feature a talk by our staff focusing on a different aspect of the world or […]

think + drink (science): "Convincing an Ant to Stand Still: An Introduction to Scientific Illustration" 08/08/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
think + drink (science): "Convincing an Ant to Stand Still: An Introduction to Scientific Illustration"

South Florida Museum

On the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 pm, we transform the Bishop Planetarium into a forum for discussions at think + drink (science), a place where you can grab a beer or a glass of wine (or a soft drink) and learn about cutting-edge science in a relaxed, informal setting. Typically our “expert du […]

KidSpace 08/11/2018
10:15 am - 11:00 am
KidSpace

South Florida Museum

KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters of the Universe. From 10:15 – 11 am on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, taking off from Earth’s surface and flying to places no […]

IQuest: Reinventing the Wheel 08/11/2018
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: Reinventing the Wheel

South Florida Museum

IQuest is a monthly program for middle school students in grades 6-8. While each IQuest is different, you can always expect challenging projects and games that inspire out-of-the-box solutions to real world problems. IQuest takes place on the second Saturday of most months from 4-8 pm.  IQuest details: Cost: $5 – Kids Only! Paid reservations required Refreshments: Admission includes slice of pizza and […]

Lunch & Learn: Geology 101 - Learning to Love Geology 08/22/2018
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Geology 101 - Learning to Love Geology

South Florida Museum

Sure, you could take lunch at your desk or have a sandwich at home. But why not feed your brain as well as your belly? On the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:15 – 1 pm we’ll feature a talk by our staff focusing on a different aspect of the world or […]

Stelliferous Live 08/22/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous Live

South Florida Museum

Join us for our monthly live star talk, Stelliferous Live with our planetarians Jeff Rodgers and Howard Hochhalter. Stelliferous Live takes place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Bishop Planetarium. We’ll take a tour of the upcoming month’s stars, planets and constellations, talk about current events in astronomy, and open the floor for an always-fun […]

KidSpace 08/25/2018
10:15 am - 11:00 am
KidSpace

South Florida Museum

KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters of the Universe. From 10:15 – 11 am on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, taking off from Earth’s surface and flying to places no […]

KidSpace 09/08/2018
10:15 am - 11:00 am
KidSpace

South Florida Museum

KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters of the Universe. From 10:15 – 11 am on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, taking off from Earth’s surface and flying to places no […]

IQuest: Pathways to Knowledge 09/08/2018
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: Pathways to Knowledge

South Florida Museum

IQuest is a monthly program for middle school students in grades 6-8. While each IQuest is different, you can always expect challenging projects and games that inspire out-of-the-box solutions to real world problems. IQuest takes place on the second Saturday of most months from 4-8 pm.  IQuest details: Cost: $5 – Kids Only! Paid reservations required Refreshments: Admission includes slice of pizza and […]

Lunch & Learn: Privacy and Security in the Digital Age 09/12/2018
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Privacy and Security in the Digital Age

South Florida Museum

Sure, you could take lunch at your desk or have a sandwich at home. But why not feed your brain as well as your belly? On the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:15 – 1 pm we’ll feature a talk by our staff focusing on a different aspect of the world or […]

think + drink (science): "The Art & Science of Animal Training" 09/12/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
think + drink (science): "The Art & Science of Animal Training"

South Florida Museum

On the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 pm, we transform the Bishop Planetarium into a forum for discussions at think + drink (science), a place where you can grab a beer or a glass of wine (or a soft drink) and learn about cutting-edge science in a relaxed, informal setting. Typically our “expert du […]

KidSpace 09/22/2018
10:15 am - 11:00 am
KidSpace

South Florida Museum

KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters of the Universe. From 10:15 – 11 am on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, taking off from Earth’s surface and flying to places no […]

Lunch & Learn: Tiny Jungles - The World of Microscopic Flora and Fauna 09/26/2018
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Tiny Jungles - The World of Microscopic Flora and Fauna

South Florida Museum

Sure, you could take lunch at your desk or have a sandwich at home. But why not feed your brain as well as your belly? On the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 12:15 – 1 pm we’ll feature a talk by our staff focusing on a different aspect of the world or […]

Stelliferous Live 09/26/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous Live

South Florida Museum

Join us for our monthly live star talk, Stelliferous Live with our planetarians Jeff Rodgers and Howard Hochhalter. Stelliferous Live takes place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Bishop Planetarium. We’ll take a tour of the upcoming month’s stars, planets and constellations, talk about current events in astronomy, and open the floor for an always-fun […]

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