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Website: www.thebrogan.org

Mary Brogan Museum Of Art Science

The Brogan Museum is Tallahassee's Premiere site for downtown events. Whether you're hosting a breakfast meeting, technology-based training classes, evening gala or Birthday Party, guests will be delighted by the celebrated works of art and innovative science exhibits throughout the building.


Permanent Collection

City of Wonders: When Disaster Strikes
Presented by Plylox
September 9 - February 16, 2007
Is an interactive exhibit that focuses on hurricane and storm preparedness. Exhibit elements such as the Hurricane Simulator will give visitors a chance to experience the force of hurricane winds at 75 miles per hour or more. Future experiences will focus on bioterrorism and the flue pandemic. Anticipate future phases of this exhibit in 2007.
arvelous Machines
Opens June 24, 2006!
Marvelous Machines will put the power of science in your hands. Explore the strength-multiplying magic of the CLEVER LEVER and POWERFUL PULLEY. Crank a gear one million times, or try to in HOW MANY IS A MILLION. Discover why an ice skater spins faster when they fold their arms in while experiencing DISK DERBY. Use pressure to propel a tennis ball forty feet into the air with the exciting TENNIS BALL LAUNCHER. It¹s Simply Marvelous!


Exhibitions

TROMPE L'OEIL: The Art of Illusion
August 24- November 25, 2007
The art of trompe l'oeil has fooled the eye for many centuries. This exhibition brings together fourteen of America 's leading trompe l'oeil artists, who work to bridge the gap between modern art and realism, injecting humor and new life into this time honored tradition.


Robert ParkeHarrision: The Architect's Brother
December 7, 2007 – February 3, 2008
This group of large-format black and white photographs by Robert ParkeHarrison draws upon theatrical creations to portray narratives of loss and struggle amid landscapes scarred by technology and overuse. These surrealistic photographs have received wide critical acclaim and this exhibition is the last stop on the first tour of this remarkable artist's work.


ART AND ECOLOGY TRIENNIAL II
Mid-February – late May, 2008
The second iteration of this popular and important exhibition originating at The Brogan Museum. The work in this exhibit will be from artists from the United States who use ecology and environmental issues as the conceptual base for artmaking.


GREGORY BARSAMIAN: The Magician's Workshop
September, 2008 – early February, 2009
The Brogan Museum is partnering with the Polk Museum to bring the fabulous work of sculptor Gregory Barsamian to Florida . The Polk Museum will host Barsamian after the run at The Brogan. The kinetic, illusionistic sculpture of Barsamian has wowed audiences all over the world, and is a great example of art and science mixed to perfection.




Cost

ASTC and Brogan Museum Members ar FREE!
$3.50 for children(3-17), students(with valid ID), senior citizens(60 and up), and military(with valid ID)
$6.00 for adults
Children 2 years old and younger are free
Museum admission is free from 4pm until 5pm everyda


Opening hours

Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
First Friday's of the Month 10:00am - 9:00pm (4-9pm Admission is FREE!)






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Education

The Brogan Museum is proud to combine the best of art and science for a camp that's "ALL THAT" and more! Camp "ALL THAT!" offers sessions for campers who will be entering grades K-8, in the fall and 4 and 5 year olds during summer sessions and to grades K-8 over the Holiday and Spring breaks.

All museum members and previous campers will receive a camp brochure in the mail. If your child will be a first time Camp "ALL THAT!" camper, please call the Camp Hotline at 513-0700 ext. 235, to request your brochure! Or print out both the Brochure and Registration form from the main camp page.
Whether you are looking for a new way to engage your young child in science or simply want to have fun, Brogan Buddies is for you. Come explore a new topic with us every Saturday from 11:00-12:30 as we learn about dinosaurs, the rainforest, weather, and much more. This program is designed for children ages 3-5 years, but is open to all ages. See our flier.

Weekly Themes

January 8 - Polar Animals
Discover why some animals are able to adapt to living in sub-freezing conditions and where these animals can be found.

January 27th: Mandala Art
What's a mandala? Learn the art of creating your own mandala just in time to watch the Tibetan monks sweep their own.

February 12th: Amazing Magnets
Experiment with magnetic and non-magnetic materials. Test the force of two magnets on each other. What will you discover?

February 23rd: Colorful CreationsExperiment with color as you discover what combinations of red, yellow, and blue you like best and create a masterpiece to bring home