IMAG 2018 Gala: From the Fort to the Future April 7

Fort Myers, Fla. (Apr. 4, 2017)The IMAG History & Science Center’s annual gala, From the Fort to the Future is happening this Saturday, April 7, from 7p.m. – 11p.m.

on-site at 2000 Cranford Avenue in Fort Myers. The gala will be a fun occasion to celebrate, as well as to learn about and support the vision IMAG has laid out for the future. The special evening will consist of an auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and full access to roam about the center. Those interested in attending and supporting IMAG can learn more at theIMAG.org.

Guests will enjoy hands-on activities and interactive experiences, including a scavenger hunt, the latest VR exhibit, the Virtual Battle of Fort Myers, and equipment demos from the soon-to-be IMAG Fab Lab.

IMAG’s Fab Lab will serve as a collaborative space to learn, problem solve and create using off-the-shelf, industrial-grade fabrication and electronics tools operated by open source software programs. It is among several new endeavors slated for the next phase of development in IMAG’s Master Plan which will be highlighted at the gala.

“We are incredibly pleased with the progress we have made over the past year and are looking forward to celebrating this success with supporters at the gala,” said executive director Matt Johnson.

IMAG History and Science Center is a family-friendly destination offering fun interactive exhibits, an aquarium, history displays and a 3D theater. The mission is to engage guests in the exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), and more recently the history of Southwest Florida. This is achieved through hands-on experiences and educational programs that further the understanding of the natural and human-made world, and foster an appreciation for the unique environment, natural waterways and rich history of Southwest Florida. A visit to IMAG nurtures intellectual curiosity, discovery and innovation. For more information, visit www.theIMAG.org or visit in person – 2000 Cranford Avenue | Fort Myers, Fla 33916