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PetShow16SquareBring your family and pets out to the great lawn at Coliseum Northside Hospital and enjoy an afternoon of fun, games, crafts and so much more. There also will be a Pet Show contest. This is an opportunity to let you, your children and your family pets put their best paw forward for a chance to win a little fame! Registration for your pet starts at 2:00 pm and is $2 per pet. The show and judging beings at 3:00 pm. Categories include best dressed, most playful, best behavior and overall best pet performance.
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The Museum of Arts Sciences is excited to announce the opening of its fourth annual Emerging Artists exhibition. This show includes the artwork of six artists with promising talent found throughout the Southeast. The exhibition will be open through May 29, 2016.


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MammalmayhemSquareJoin the community, Museum members, volunteers, and staff at the Museum of Arts and Sciences on Saturday, February 20, for a day of Furry Family Fun!

Mammals of all ages are invited to come enjoy a full day of events. Museum visitors can meet the newest members of the Museum’s mammal family, quiz our experts, play games, create art, and taste some interesting treats at our Road Side Café.

There will be special presentations, as well as demonstrations by the Macon Police Department Canine Unit in the Museum’s Auditorium and many other special guests in the main lobby, including the following:


In the Lobby and Outside all Day

Dauset Trails

Macon Police Department K-9 Unit

Rescue Ranch

Peach Vet Care

Lay Z Acres Mini Horse Farm

Llamas Jay Buck Creak Farm


Show Schedule

11am- Police K-9 Unit

1pm- A-Z Animals Bat Show

3pm- Police K-9 Unit



Adults $10
Seniors (62 and over with ID) $8
Military (with current ID) $8
Students (with current ID) $7
Children (ages 3 to 17) $5
Children (under 3) Free (does not apply to children in groups)
Members Free
**Fees do not include sales tax.Exhibitions, Mini-Zoo, Discovery House,Planetarium, audio programs, and gallery talks are included in the price of admission, unless otherwise noted.


“We live in world where our everyday experience is augmented by technology. Almost everything has been affected by the computer and the microprocessor. Developments in Science have led to the invention of the many computerized devices that we have integrated into our daily routines. The most obvious example is the cell phone, but almost everything seems to have a chip inside it these days. And there are other technologies that don’t seem related to the word “technology,” older tools that extend what the human body can do that are still in use. Some of these tools have also been augmented by the computer. Human beings have always used tools to create – to survive and as time has progressed technology seems to have merged into our lives more than ever before, i.e. – wearable technology, virtual reality, augmented reality, immersive environments, 3d printers, laser cutters, etc.. This show takes a broad approach to what constitutes the idea of an augmented life in 2016 and seeks to survey the low tech and high tech ways in which artists are reflecting and riffing on the present through the use of various technologies to create art. Augmented takes a look at contemporary artists who are exploring these ideas through their own processes that alter material surfaces with technology. The works in the show respond directly or stand as metaphors for how technology alters the surface of our contemporary experience.”

Guest Curator Craig Coleman

Assistant Professor of Art, Mercer University


Take a look around the first room of the Augmented exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Sciences! – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

Participating Artists:

Wendy Babcox – Tampa, FL

Budd Dees – Gainesville, FL

Bojana Ginn – Atlanta, GA

Craig Coleman, Macon, GA

Jerry Habarth – Philadelphia, PA

Margaret Wagner Hart – Boston, MA

Gordon Johnston – Macon, GA

Sean Miller – Gainesville, FL

Galen Olmsted – Atlanta, GA

Bethany Taylor – Gainesville, FL

Marcia Vaitsman – Atlanta, GA

Robert Schaller – Boulder, CO

Zakriya Rabani – Tampa, FL

Luke Buffenmyer & Megan McNaught – Macon, GA


The Museum Guild is proud to present the 21st Annual Father and Daughter Dance—An Evening In Paris—on Friday, February 12, 2016. Fathers and their “little girls” of all ages can delight in this special one-on-one evening with their fathers.

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