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World Oceans Day and Kickoff of Musician in Residence Program

June 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

World Oceans Day at MODS


Join MODS to celebrate World Oceans Day, an international event to learn about and honor our blue planet and the oceans connecting us all! Enjoy a day full of fun activities and presentations brought to you by community organizations working to improve our environment in South Florida.

STOKED ON SALT: Create a mural from beach cleanup trash.

FREE PLASTIC: Learn how to re-purpose and upcycle single-use plastics. Take an animal mold home!

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER: Dr. Larry Wood has been working with sea turtles in Florida for more than 25 years. He’s undertaken nesting beach surveys, helped develop a sea turtle rehab facility and created numerous education programs. Dr. Wood has contributed to sea turtle conservation in many ways.

SOUTH FLORIDA SYMPHONY: Instrument petting zoo and workshop.

The Distinguished Speaker Series at MODS is sponsored by the Save Our Seas Foundation.

Event Sponsored By: The Extra Catch

A special thanks to our World Oceans Day partners: National Park Service • Verde Zero Waste • Surfrider Foundation • Ignite the Future VR Education • Florida International University Aquarius Deep-Sea Lab • The Billfish FoundationMiami Waterkeeper • Celebration of the Seas Foundation • Everglades Foundation • Florida Earth • Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program
Free Plastic w/ Key Biscayne Community Foundation • FIU College of Arts, Sciences & Education • Son of a Beach • Stoked On SaltShipwreck Park Pompano Beach • South Florida Symphony

Summer Music Series: South FL Symphony Instrument Petting-Zoo

As a part of our Musician in Residence series, we are excited welcome the South Florida Symphony Orchestra for a series of instrument workshops on June 8th and July 21st culminating in an unforgettable end-of-summer concert on Sunday August 4th. Children will be able to participate in an “instrument petting-zoo” and learn all about how these beautiful instruments work.

Join us as we celebrate the science of sound all summer long with our NEW Musician in Residence series! Special guests from across the musical spectrum will be visiting MODS throughout the summer for a wide range of programs, from intimate early childhood classes to large scale dynamic performances and interactive workshops. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.

Musician in Residence series presented by Rosemary Duffy Larson Trust


June 8, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm




The Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) is closed to the public in accordance with Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-112 stating that interactive exhibits remain closed. During this time, please connect through engaging virtual STEM content on our social media platforms @modsftl. Please enjoy these videos and check our website for future updates. 

To our scientastic MODS Members: We are committed to you! We are extending ALL memberships upon renewal. One year = 18 months. We thank you for your continued support. 

We look forward to re-opening our doors and welcoming all back to the Museum.