Gillian Thomas

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    At Miami's New Science Museum, You Will Literally Be Able to Jump the Shark(s)

    From high above Biscayne Boulevard, Frank Steslow peers down into what looks like the world's largest punch bowl. Grown men crawl like insects inside the massive martini-glass-shaped structure. Rebar pokes out at odd angles. Construction cranes swirl. Concrete settles into place. Steslow is showing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    UPDATE: Miami Museum of Science Now Open After Removing Asbestos

    The Museum of Science will reopen Thurs. night for an Art Basel-related party‚ÄčThe Miami Museum of Science is open once again after closing for a week to remove asbestos uncovered by a New Times investigation.The museum is back up and running just in time for a party tomorrow night to celebrate Art ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Miami Science Museum Releases New Images, Announces Delays

    ‚ÄčThe Miami Science Museum released renderings of its proposed $275 million new building this week, in addition to announcing a new timetable for the construction. Gillian Thomas, president and CEO of the museum, said the building, originally set to open in 2011, is now on course for completion in ... More >>

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Vote for Culture

    What exactly does that mean? Today we know it means that two museums will receive hundreds of millions of dollars to build hulking structures in a waterfront park. But on November 2, most people had no clue

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Tumbling Chairs

    The people of Miami take a crash course in art, parks, and democracy