Special Current Exhibits
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.
"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.
Gone Fishin'
This exhibition emphasizes Florida's reputation for being one of the greatest sport fishing areas in the world. From locals with simple cane poles to celebrities on yachts decked out for challenging sailfish and tarpon.
Garden of the Heart's Desire
An exhibition of over 60 rare 18th and 19th Century Persian textiles from the private collection of Mahin Ghanbari that brings together two of the strongest artistic traditions in historic Persia - lush and beautifully cultivated gardens and gorgeously embroidered and woven textiles.
Homespun: Folk Art and Americana from the Collection
Early American folk art from the 18th century through the 19th century as a testament to the efforts of everyday Americans to decorate and embellish their environment with whatever means available to them.
Capturing the Cosmos: Florida Astrophotographs by Derek Demeter
Marvel at the wonders of the universe through the stunning space photography by nationally renowned astrophotographer, and director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College, Derek Demeter.
To Choose Our Destiny: The Lasting Legacy of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
50 years after the momentous Apollo 11 Moon missin, MOAS has put together a collaborative exhibit to tell one of the greatest exploration feats ever undertaken by humankind.
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.
"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.
Gone Fishin'
This exhibition emphasizes Florida's reputation for being one of the greatest sport fishing areas in the world. From locals with simple cane poles to celebrities on yachts decked out for challenging sailfish and tarpon.
Garden of the Heart's Desire
An exhibition of over 60 rare 18th and 19th Century Persian textiles from the private collection of Mahin Ghanbari that brings together two of the strongest artistic traditions in historic Persia - lush and beautifully cultivated gardens and gorgeously embroidered and woven textiles.
Homespun: Folk Art and Americana from the Collection
Early American folk art from the 18th century through the 19th century as a testament to the efforts of everyday Americans to decorate and embellish their environment with whatever means available to them.
Capturing the Cosmos: Florida Astrophotographs by Derek Demeter
Marvel at the wonders of the universe through the stunning space photography by nationally renowned astrophotographer, and director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College, Derek Demeter.
To Choose Our Destiny: The Lasting Legacy of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
50 years after the momentous Apollo 11 Moon missin, MOAS has put together a collaborative exhibit to tell one of the greatest exploration feats ever undertaken by humankind.
MOAS Blog
Since Florida became a territory in 1821, the state's reputation as a tourist paradise began to grow. At first, the territory was advertised to invalids seeking refuge from what was called the graveyard cough (tuberculosis). St. Augustine became a mecca for the ill, and in a way, the first tourist destination. As people from around the United States became familiar with the 27th state in the union, Florida began to be promoted for reasons other than just a warm place for invalids... Read More
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