DR. SEUSS-THEMED EVENT TAKES PLACE SATURDAY, JUNE 8
WHO: Museum of Science & Industry
WHAT: 15-ton sand sculpture of Sea Monsters crafted in honor of World Oceans Day
WHEN: Wednesday, June 5 – Sand artist will be sculpting all day
Best visuals between noon – 3 p.m.
Saturday, June 8 – World Oceans Day event (artist to return; Dr. Seuss-themed activities)
DETAILS: Team Sandtastic will be at MOSI tomorrow, June 5, to begin sculpting a 15-ton sand sculpture in honor of World Oceans Day. MOSI will host a World Oceans Day celebration on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. with Dr. Seuss-themed activities. Team Sandtastic will be back out on June 8 for minor touch ups and to answer any guest questions. Guests can celebrate our world’s oceans and our personal connection to the sea One Fish, Two Fish style, with a 15-ton sand sculpture to kick it off. After viewing a giant sea creature in the sand, guests can explore Sea Monsters Revealed and learn about the abundance of life that lives in the ocean. They can also take the Seas the Day – 7C’s pledge and commit to making a real difference to protect the ocean, its incredible inhabitants, and our own community.
World Oceans Day is included with MOSI admission and is free for members. Tickets for Sea Monsters Revealed are $18.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors (60+) and $12.95 for children (2-12). Guests can add MOSI general admission or a documentary IMAX film to their Sea Monsters Revealed ticket for $5 each. For more information, visit mosi.org.
SEA MONSTERS, SEA MONSTERS REVEALED and SEA MONSTERS THE EXHIBITION are trademarks of Base Sea Monsters, LLC.
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About MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry)
MOSI is a not-for-profit, community-based institution and educational resource dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge, and understanding of science, industry, and technology, and is home to the only IMAX® DOME Theatre in the state of Florida. With a total size of more than 400,000 square feet, MOSI is the largest science center in the southeastern United States. Learn through play inside Kids In Charge! the largest Children’s Science Center in the nation; The Amazing You—a 13,000 square-foot exhibition on health and wellness; or Disasterville, featuring Bay News 9 WeatherQuest, which combines education and 10,000 square feet of interactive exhibits on the science behind natural disasters. Conquer your fears on MOSI’s Sky Trail® Ropes Course, featuring 35 elements on a 12 – 36 foot high, multilevel structure, or soar 700 feet on the Sky Trail Zip Line. Budding inventors can Dream It – Make It – Do it in MOSI’s new technology playground & inventor’s studio, Idea Zone, and preschoolers can experiment with friction and collision physics in Slippery Science, a PNC Passport to Science – Grow Up Great Initiative. Additionally, MOSI recently unveiled its newest exhibition Mission: Moonbase, funded in part by NASA, where guests can travel to the moon to operate a lunar colony. MOSI is the proud winner of the 2009 National Medal for Museums by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the nation’s highest honor for museums. For more information on MOSI, visit www.mosi.org.
About BASE Entertainment
BASE Entertainment (Producer) BASE develops, produces and manages intellectual properties generated for live entertainment stages in North America, Asia and Brazil. BASE’s current production activity in Las Vegas includes the following: Rock Of Ages at the Venetian, Peepshow at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Jersey Boys at The Paris, Absinthe at Caesars Palace, Defending the Caveman and Million Dollar Quartet (opening February 2013), at Harrah’s. BASE also presented an exclusive holiday engagement of the all new Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Spectacular production at The Palazzo. Previous production activity in Las Vegas includes: Phantom at The Venetian, Wayne Brady – Making It Up at The Venetian, and Stomp Out Loud at Planet Hollywood. In addition, BASE operates the Showroom and PH Live at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. At Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, BASE programs both the Grand Theater, previously home to both The Lion King and Wicked, and the Sands Theater, where Jersey Boys is currently playing (in partnership with Dodger Properties and Showtime). In Brazil, BASE, in partnership with Geo Eventos, recently produced Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Sao Paulo in March 2012. Spy: The Secret World of Espionage represents the premiere museum quality exhibition developed and presented by BASE. BASE Entertainment’s headquarters are in New York, and its founders include industry veterans Brian Becker and Scott Zeiger. For more information please visit www.BASEentertainment.com.