Address
352 S. Nova Road
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
phone: 386-255-0285
fax: 386-255-5040
e-mail: media@moas.org
web: www.moas.org
Hours
New Hours
Monday - Saturday10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday11 AM - 5 PM
Admissions
Adults $12.95
Seniors $10.95
Children 6-17 $6.95
Members free
Children under 5 free
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Cafe/Restaurant
Group Tours
Staff
Andrew Sandall, Executive Director
Zach Zacharias, Senior Curator of Education & History
Seth Mayo, Curator of Astronomy
Eric Mauk, Registrar
Patricia Nikolla, Guest Relations Manager
Jenelle Codianne, Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Monica Mitry, Membership and Volunteer Coordinator
Stephanie Mason-Teague, Director of Development
Ruth Grim, Chief Curator
Alexandra Middleton, Director of Sales & Special Events
Kelsey Hansen, Education Assistant
Megan Finley, Curatorial Assistant
Rob Wohlrab, Curatorial Assistant
Nicole Messervy, Education Assistant

Description

The Museum of Arts and Sciences, Volusia County's largest cultural institution, is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and features 100,000 square feet of arts, science, history, children's and nature exhibits and regularly changing programs.

Mission

The museum exhibits and promotes programs for understanding and appreciation of art, Florida history and the natural and social sciences; renders educational and cultural services to the community through collection, preservation, conservation, and interpretation of objects. For this purpose, the museum houses and maintain collections, exhibits, a reference library, research and teaching facilities in the arts, sciences and history in Daytona Beach, Port Orange, and St. Augustine, Florida.

History

Artifacts Collections

The Museum houses and maintains a documented collection of objects that are preserved and managed for study, exhibition, programming and education. In total, these collections are referred to as the permanent collections and include objects from the disciplines of fine art including sculpture, painting and graphic arts; decorative art including glass, silver, furniture, ceramics, and clocks; history including general Americana, Florida, French, and Cuban; ethnology including African, pre-Columbian, Cuban, Floridian and Afro-American; biology including natural history, conchology, astronomy; paleontology of Florida; and archeology. The Museum also maintains 10 historic buildings in two national register districts and maintains two interpreted nature preserves.

Educational Programs

The Museum of Arts and Sciences serves as a lifelong learning resource for our diverse local, regional and national population, working to provide programs and exhibitions that accommodate all audiences and learning styles. Educational opportunities in the current year include: 15 public outreach events; 17 school-based outreach events; 32 pre-K classes and activities; 34 home-school classes and activities (7-12 yr olds); 18 after school programs; 7 summer camp sessions with 38 distinct classes for pre-K to 12 yr olds; 10 specialty programs for adults/families; 11 history lectures/presentations; 13 science lectures/presentations; daily gallery walks / collections tours with curatorial staff and docents.

    Facilities

    Auditoriums

    Lecture Halls

    Performance Areas

    Governance

    Private Non-Profit

    Library

    Access: Members

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    MOAS publishes a quarterly magazine with a distribution of approximately 7,000 households and businesses. Recently published books include: "Reflections: Paintings of Florida from 1865-1965."

      ADA

      Wheelchair Accessible

      Services

      Gift Shop

      Special Event Rental

      Restaurant

      Group Tours