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MODS - BUILDING FANTASTIC FUTURES (BFF)
Upcoming Events:
Egyptian Weekend - Saturday March, 04 2017
Egyptian Weekend - Sunday March, 05 2017
Saturdays with Joey the Otter - Saturday March, 11 2017
IKEA Design Nation - Saturday March, 18 2017
IKEA Design Nation - Sunday March, 19 2017
Egyptian Weekend - Saturday April, 01 2017
Egyptian Weekend - Sunday April, 02 2017
22nd Annual MODS Wine Spirits Culinary Celebration - Friday April, 07 2017
MODS 4th Annual BFF Luncheon - Wednesday May, 10 2017
STAR TREK BEYOND: AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE® - Tuesday July, 30 3016

 

Statement of Purpose: The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science is to provide experiential pathways to lifelong learning in science for children and adults through exhibits, programs and films.

 

Address: 401 S.W. Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone Number: 9547130918
Fax: 954-467.0046
Email Address: hillary.wallace@mods.net
Web Site: www.MODS.org

 

Number of Employees: 80-85

 

Major Fund-raisers: Gala and Wine & Culinary Event

 

Director(s): BOARD OF TRUSTEES Jonathan P. Ferrando, Chairman Thomas P. Angelo,Esq. Vice-Chair and Immediate Past Chair Keith Koenig, Vice-Chair Manuel Aguero, Secretary John Rizzo, Treasurer
Key Personnel: Kim L. Cavendish, CEO/President Meredith Feder, VP of Devlopment

 

Founded: 1977
Community Served: Tri-Counties including Maimi-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach and out of town visitors.

 

Ongoing Projects: In 2010 we will break ground on the next phase of the Museum’s development to include a 31,000 square foot new wing named the EcoDiscovery Center, which will feature a virtual tour of the Everglades, a two-story Live Otter Exhibit, Florida’s Water Story, a major health exhibit, a Science Live Theater and four new classrooms/labs, among other features.

 

 

Accomplishments: With its 85,000 square feet of interior space, the 300-seat AutoNation IMAX Theater, and a dramatic open-air atrium with the biggest kinetic sculpture in Florida, the iconic Great Gravity Clock, the Museum of Discovery and Science features over 200 exciting interactive exhibits and a large array of programs that engage diverse audiences of all ages. The Museum serves nearly 450,000 visitors every year, and is the primary destination for school field trips in Broward County

 

Previous Event Coverage:

MODS – 20th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits, and Culinary Celebratio MODS – 20th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits, and Culinary Celebratio
The Mercedes-Benz Fort Lauderdale 21st Century MODS Gala The Mercedes-Benz Fort Lauderdale 21st Century MODS Gala
The Museum of Discovery and Science – Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration The Museum of Discovery and Science – Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration
Mercedes-Benz Fort Lauderdale ‘MAD for MODS Gala” Mercedes-Benz Fort Lauderdale ‘MAD for MODS Gala”
MODS “Fashions” MODS “Fashions”
May 08, 2013 Friends of MODS (Museum of Discovery and Science) "Runway Star Fashion Bazaar"
April 05, 2013 18th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration benefits MODS
November 05, 2012 Museum of Discovery & Science EcoDiscovery Center Grand Opening Gala
November 03, 2012 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fort Lauderdale MAD for MODS Gala
June 05, 2012 Friends of MODS Ends Season with a Summer Soiree
March 30, 2012 Museum of Discovery & Science 17th Annual Wine and Culinary Celebration
February 07, 2012 Musum of Discovery & Science @ the Pier Top
May 20, 2011 Friends of MODS Celebrates First Year with Captain Jack's Booty Call
April 01, 2011 Museum of Discovery & Science 2011 Wine & Culinary Celebration
October 23, 2010 Mercedes-Benz Ft. Lauderdale Casino Royal Gala benefits Museum of Discovery & Science
October 01, 2010 Clyde Butcher’s photography exhibit Wilderness Visions of America kicks off @ Museum of Discovery & Science sponsored by American Express
April 16, 2010 MODS 15th Annual Wine & Culinary Celebration
April 08, 2010 Museum of Discovery & Science Kick off Event
April 11, 2008 Museum of Discovery & Science Annual Wine Culinary Celebration