the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) invites the South Florida community to attend its fourth annual Family Pride Day celebration, presented by Bank of America, on Saturday, June 25, as part of LGBTQ+ Pride Month celebrated in Florida. national scale. Admission is free for City of Fort Lauderdale residents (with valid ID) and $5 for non-residents.
“Embracing people of diverse gender identities and sexual orientations is in our DNA here at MODS on Family Pride Day and throughout the year. Our inclusivity initiatives reinforce our commitment to creating a vibrant and welcoming museum experience for all families,” said Joseph Cox, President and CEO of MODS. “We have created a culture of hospitality where diversity is celebrated. We are proud to be a museum where everyone can learn and rediscover science through our programs as individuals or as a family. We hope the whole community will join us at this event.”
According to the press release, the event will be held at MODS from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with special LGBTQ+ programming throughout the day. Families can:
- Take part in the Rainbow Science Lab and make and take a Pride flag, create prisms and a tie-dye t-shirt.
- Experience an explosion of color with a special Pride KaBOOM! Pin up
- Attend a story hour with a drag queen.
- Meet partners and friends from the LGBTQ+ community.
“Bank of America happily partners with MODS for another colorful Family Pride Day at the museum to celebrate diversity and inclusion in our community,” said Lori Chevy, president of Bank of America Fort Lauderdale. “Family Pride Day is an incredible opportunity to show our support for all the diverse families in South Florida.”
MODS is known as a family community connector. Diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of the Museum’s daily experiences. For more information on MODS Family Pride Day, please visit mods.org/2022pride.