MELBOURNE, Florida -- The Art of Sand at Brevard Zoo exhibit titled Wild Florida: Past, Present and Future, presented by Toyota of Melbourne and Lexus of Melbourne, opens 10 a.m. on February 16, 2013 during President's Day weekend.
The exhibit consists of 13 sand sculptures carved into the native landscape of Brevard Zoo located through a wooded quarter-mile trail. The time periods represented in the exhibit includes pre-history (24 million B.C. to 10,000 B.C.), pre-Columbian (7,000 B.C. to 1,500 A.D.), Spanish arrival by Ponce de Leon in 1513, Florida territorial period in 1821, and The Modern Era in the 1940's.
The exhibit will remain open through Memorial Day weekend. Exhibit hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission price (in addition to Zoo admission): $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $2 for children ages 2 to 12. Children under 2 are free.
Art of Sand is produced through a partnership of the Brevard Cultural Alliance, SCB Marketing and Brevard Zoo.
Art of Sand Sponsors include: Toyota of Melbourne, Lexus of Melbourne, Brevard Eye Center, Shelter Mortgage Company, Viera Charter School, Exceptional Dentistry, Jon’s Fine Jewelry, Holiday Inn Melbourne-Viera, Learning Rx, Pruitt Real Estate, Brevard Physicians Network, Holiday Builders, ndtArtemis, Wuesthoff Health System, GrayRobinson Attorneys at Law, SCB Marketing, Florida Today Communications, Bright House Networks, Amici’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, Pizza Gallery & Grill and Bob Evans Restaurant.