July Museum & Exhibits

By on July 5, 2013

Fabulous Fridays at Miami Science Planetarium, Half price admission at Bonnet House, Launch rockets or design a skate park at MODS, Red Eye 2013 Art Extravaganza, Hot Nights Cool Jazz@Bass Museum, Family Fun Day at HistoryMiami, Tripod+ workshops in Spanish at Museum of Science and explore the moon at Buehler Plantarium.


Fabulous First Friday | Friday, July 5

Join in for an evening of laser lights, stars, & more. Free Planetarium Star Show 7pm, rooftop observatory viewing 8:30–10pm, (weather permitting). Check out our Activity Room for kids 3&up! Swing by the Space Gallery for a few hands-on activities & demonstrations (8–9pm). Miami Science Museum, 3280 S. Miami Ave. Miami. 305-646-4234. www.miamisci.org

Cool Saturdays at Bonnet House, | Saturdays, July 6 & 20

Enjoy fun days for the entire family this summer with half price admission. Tour the historic house museum filled with a delightful collection of art and personal treasures for the Bartlett family and explore the nature trails filled with native plants, trees and an occasional monkey or swan. The 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month July thru September. $10 Adult, 12& under/Free. 9am-4pm Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. 900 N. Birch Rd. Ft. Lauderdale.954-703-2602. www.bonnethouse.org

Stars, Stripes & Science | Saturday & Sunday, July 6-7

A variety of shows will be available at the Keller Science Theater throughout both days:

  • Ice Cream Making Demonstrations. Simple ingredients & a little kinetic energy can create a delicious physical change.
  • Matter of Fact – a live science demonstration filled with liquid nitrogen & explosions
  • Science Showdown-Test your knowledge against the experts in this high energy game show!
  • Rocket Launch Contest – Engineer your own rocket then join us in Science Park to launch the most powerful or most accurate rocket.

Face Painting. Adult/$18, Child(2–12)/$14. Museum of Discovery & Science, 401 SW 2nd St. Fort Lauderdale. 954-467-MODS. www.MODS.org

Red Eye 2013 | Saturday, July 6-27

Art Serve’s largest multimedia art extravaganza highlights street art, comic art & social commentary, interactive & performance pieces, short films, fashion & a live graffiti challenge, the day-long opening reception is on July 20. $10pp. ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale 954-462-8190www.artserve.org

Hot Nights Cool Jazz: Chuck Bergeron Quartet | Friday July 12

Catch this fantastic musician performing original compositions in an intimate setting at the Bass. Mr. Bergeron has a longstanding career as both a performer (Arturo Sandoval, Rick Margitza, Joe Williams, Stan Getz) and educator (University of Miami, FIU). Bass Museum, 2100 Collins Ave. Miami Beach. 305-673-7530. www.bassmuseum.org

Family Fun Day: Adventures in Architecture | Saturday, July 13

Second Saturday of each month from 12–5 pm. Free things to do, learn & experience with the whole family! Visit the new exhibition, Opa-locka: Mirage City & explore one of So Fla’s most unique architectural communities. Construct your own fanciful facade and join in for a walking tour of Flagler Street as you uncover hidden architectural jewels of downtown Miami. HistoryMiami, 101 W. Flagler Street, Miami. 305-375-1625

Free TRIPOD+ Workshops / Clases Gratuitas de TRIPOD+ | Saturday, July 13

TRIPOD+ are free monthly Saturday hands-on science workshops for Spanish speaking families! TRIPOD+ son clases de ciencia gratuitas celebradas un sábado cada mes para familias de habla Hispana. Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave.
Miami 305-646-4234

Exploring the Moon | Thursday, July 18

Special Planetarium show. 7pm. $7 Buehler Planetarium & Observatory, 3501 SW Davie Rd. Fort Lauderdale 954-201-6680

Tea with Barbie | Saturday July 20

Enjoy tea & tapas while visiting with Barbie & her friends! The “dolls” will be posing for pictures & signing autographs. 2–4pm. Adult/$20, Child(3&up) /$15. Old Davie School Museum, 6650 Griffin Rd. Fort Lauderdale. 954-797-1044. www.olddavieschool.org.

Rad Science Stem Challenge | Saturday & Sunday, July 27 & 28

Work with your family to build incredible roller coasters & design your own skate park while learning about gravity, centripetal force, kinetic & potential energy & friction. Adult/$18, Child(2-12)/$14. Museum of Discovery & Science, 401 SW 2nd St. Fort Lauderdale. 954-467-MODS. www.MODS.org

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