Calendar Of Events Museums
Written by Miami Today on May 20, 2004
THE MIKVAH PROJECT
The Jewish Museum of Florida presents the exhibit the Mikvah Project and the History of Mikvah in Florida, featuring a compilation of anonymous portraits and collected interviews from women in America that document the practice of the ancient Jewish ritual bath and the spiritual use of water in the world’s cultures. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays except Jewish holidays through July 25 at 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $4-$10, children under 6 free. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
PLAYING WITH TIME
The Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium invites visitors on a journey through unseen world of time and natural change to experience events that normally happen too slowly or too fast for human perception. Lectures, films, wildlife demonstrations and live shows. Through May 24. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 3280 S Miami Ave. Members and children under 3 free; others $6-$10. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU will present its annual student show featuring the art of FIU students in a variety of medias. 8-10 p.m. at the Frost Art Museum, PC110, Charles Perry Building., 11200 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.org.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will hold a free open house to allow visitors to tour historic Vizcaya Village for the first time during its restoration process. Guided tours and live music. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
The Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ arts-education program Page at a Time will exhibit books created by fifth- and sixth-grade students that explore the theme of conflict resolution. Opening reception 1-4 p.m. at the Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Through June 3. Details: (305) 535-2625 or www.wolfsonian.org.
The Institute of Maya Studies will hold a series of programs, Meet the Mysterious Maya, about the scientific achievements of the ancient Mayans and the cities they left behind. 8 p.m. at the Miami Museum of Science and Space Planetarium, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $5. Details: (305) 235-1192 or www.mayastudies.org.
MIAMI MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
The first Friday of each month, a night of music, laser-light dynamics, star shows, planetarium shows, workshops and observatory viewing in a fun, educational evening created for the family. 7-10:30 p.m. $10 for adults, $8 for students with ID and senior citizens, $6 for children. Details: (305) 646-4420 or www.miamisci.org.