Calendar Of Events Museums
Written by Miami Today on June 24, 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.
The Miami Museum of Science presents the exhibition If These Walls Could Talk, created by the Science Museum of Minnesota, featuring interactive displays of buildings and building-science applications from around the world that tell the story of their creation. Through Sept. 6 at 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $3-$10. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.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. at 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $6-$10. Details: (305) 646-4420 or www.miamisci.org.
The Institute of May Studies, a non-profit organization that seeks to educate the public about the pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas, will hold a series of programs that teach participants about the ancient Maya from their scientific achievements to their historic cities. 8 p.m. Wednesdays through October at the Miami Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $6. Details: (305) 235-1192 or www.mayastudies.org.