Media Release: Pirate and Princess Day
February 4, 2015
Ongoing Events at MOSH, March
March 2, 2015

Ongoing Events at MOSH

Through February 26 – Cathedral Arts Project: Lobby for the Arts – MOSH is honored to showcase artwork created by underserved school-aged children in its lobby as part of the Cathedral Arts Project: Lobby for the Arts.  All the artwork is themed around Year of the River, Cultural Fusion’s 2015 theme.  Lobby for the Arts is a year-long project in which student artwork will be shown in civic and corporate lobbies across the First Coast to engage and express the value of arts education. Thank you to Regions Bank for its sponsorship of visual art throughout the Museum.

Through March 31 – Sculptures by Jim Smith – Work by local artist Jim Smith is currently being featured on MOSH’s second floor.  The sculptures were commissioned in complement to La Caroline: Jacksonville’s Rock Opera which made its debut at MOSH last fall.  The sculptures were created using specific colors, textures and shapes to depict individual characters from the original production. This display is part of the Arts Infusion Program at MOSH which showcases work by local artists in support of the Museum’s mission to inspire the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history.  Thank you to Regions Bank for its sponsorship of visual art throughout the Museum.

Through March 31 – Odyssey’s SHIPWRECK! Pirates & TreasureOdyssey’s SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure brings real shipwreck treasures – and the technology used to recover it – to the Museum of Science & History! Find out what it’s like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run with hands-on activities including a robotic arm to pick up treasure and a hurricane simulator to challenge the storm. Discover more than 500 priceless artifacts recovered from famous shipwrecks including real gold and silver treasure.

Fridays – $5 Fridays – Every Friday, come to MOSH to enjoy $5 admission and extended hours. The Museum is open late ‘til 8 p.m. (Note:  Additional discounts or coupons are not permitted.)