Special Current Exhibits
Sinuous Lines: Art Nouveau from the Collection
Art Nouveau was a French term given to a movement that dominated European decorative arts in the years c. 1890-1910. MOAS has many fine examples of Art Nouveau in graphic art, sculpture, glass, porcelain and brass.
The Legacy of Abstraction: Late 20th Century Paintings
Focused primarily on artists with strong Florida ties, this exhibition of large-scale contemporary paintings pays testament to the lasting legacy of mid 20th century American and European Abstraction.
Fun in the Sun
This exhibition consists of over 30 works from the collection that represent Floridians and tourists enjoying the events, activities, and natural treasures available in Florida. Paintings feature scenes of fishing, beach going, horse racing, annual celebrations, and more.
The Seminole and the Everglades
The Everglades is a region of tropical wetlands that occupies the southern portion of Florida. The Seminole nation emerged out of the groups of Native American's. Artists from the early 19th century on have found the visual characteristics of the people and the land compelling subjects for artwork.
Florida Weather
Florida is known for weather that changes with uncanny speed. Sun, rain, wind, clouds, storms, and fog all play a part in what the artists sees and wants to capture. Experience a myriad of Florida weather in just one day.
Volusia County
The Volusia County gallery contains paintings with the county as the subject. Volusia County has encouraged both well-known and less-known artists to portray the environments and people from the county from the last quarter of the 19th century and on.
Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige's Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido
Ando Hiroshige's series of prints that are the most famous depictions of the fifty-three stations of the Tokaido and reflect a time long ago on the island of Japan.
Florida Postcards and Brochures: Sunshine State Tourism in the Early to Mid-20th Century
Florida history told through the postcards and attraction brochures of the first half of the 20th century.
Treasures from the MOAS Natural History Collection
Explore and discover the breadth and scope of the Museum's natural history collection sapnning a vast array of specimens from fossils, minerals, and sea life to a world-class mollusk collection.
"The Latest News from Florida": Wood Engravings from 19th Century Periodicals
Wood engravings from 19th century illustrated magazines and journals documenting events in the remote land of Florida - a state that few northerners knew a lot about or would ever visit.
Sinuous Lines: Art Nouveau from the Collection
Art Nouveau was a French term given to a movement that dominated European decorative arts in the years c. 1890-1910. MOAS has many fine examples of Art Nouveau in graphic art, sculpture, glass, porcelain and brass.
The Legacy of Abstraction: Late 20th Century Paintings
Focused primarily on artists with strong Florida ties, this exhibition of large-scale contemporary paintings pays testament to the lasting legacy of mid 20th century American and European Abstraction.
Fun in the Sun
This exhibition consists of over 30 works from the collection that represent Floridians and tourists enjoying the events, activities, and natural treasures available in Florida. Paintings feature scenes of fishing, beach going, horse racing, annual celebrations, and more.
The Seminole and the Everglades
The Everglades is a region of tropical wetlands that occupies the southern portion of Florida. The Seminole nation emerged out of the groups of Native American's. Artists from the early 19th century on have found the visual characteristics of the people and the land compelling subjects for artwork.
Florida Weather
Florida is known for weather that changes with uncanny speed. Sun, rain, wind, clouds, storms, and fog all play a part in what the artists sees and wants to capture. Experience a myriad of Florida weather in just one day.
Volusia County
The Volusia County gallery contains paintings with the county as the subject. Volusia County has encouraged both well-known and less-known artists to portray the environments and people from the county from the last quarter of the 19th century and on.
Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige's Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido
Ando Hiroshige's series of prints that are the most famous depictions of the fifty-three stations of the Tokaido and reflect a time long ago on the island of Japan.
Florida Postcards and Brochures: Sunshine State Tourism in the Early to Mid-20th Century
Florida history told through the postcards and attraction brochures of the first half of the 20th century.
Treasures from the MOAS Natural History Collection
Explore and discover the breadth and scope of the Museum's natural history collection sapnning a vast array of specimens from fossils, minerals, and sea life to a world-class mollusk collection.
"The Latest News from Florida": Wood Engravings from 19th Century Periodicals
Wood engravings from 19th century illustrated magazines and journals documenting events in the remote land of Florida - a state that few northerners knew a lot about or would ever visit.
MOAS Blog
With a beautifully coordinated effort from an incredible team in the local community and nearby areas, we created a watercolor wedding stylized photo shoot in August to showcase the wide array of unique spaces at the Museum of Arts & Sciences. Every vendor donated their time, effort, items, and skills towards this pastel-inspired shoot, which together, was a lovely fusion of romance and drama. The photo shoot was most recently published in Every Last Detail in November, and we are so grateful they featured the Museum... Read More
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