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.
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.
Synchronicity: Selections from Beaux Arts of Central Florida
Works in a wide variety of media from this longstanding central Florida contemporary artists’ organization which was founded in 1962 by the students of the late Lillian “Lu” Belmont of New York City.
William Schaaf: The Way of the Equine
A longstanding presence in the Central Florida art world, William “Bill” Schaaf is known for his powerful, evocative images of horses in his paintings and sculpture.
The Nature of It: Florida's Past and Present
An exhibit showcasing some of the Museum's Florida specimens alongside pieces on loan from other museums to illustrate the breadth of Florida flora and fauna past and present.
Fantastic! Decorative Fans from a Private Collection
A collection of over 50 fans from the 18th to the early 20th centuries.
Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press
This exciting exhibition features works by African American artists who have helped to shape the contemporary art conversation in the Bay Area and beyond.
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.
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.
Synchronicity: Selections from Beaux Arts of Central Florida
Works in a wide variety of media from this longstanding central Florida contemporary artists’ organization which was founded in 1962 by the students of the late Lillian “Lu” Belmont of New York City.
William Schaaf: The Way of the Equine
A longstanding presence in the Central Florida art world, William “Bill” Schaaf is known for his powerful, evocative images of horses in his paintings and sculpture.
The Nature of It: Florida's Past and Present
An exhibit showcasing some of the Museum's Florida specimens alongside pieces on loan from other museums to illustrate the breadth of Florida flora and fauna past and present.
Fantastic! Decorative Fans from a Private Collection
A collection of over 50 fans from the 18th to the early 20th centuries.
Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press
This exciting exhibition features works by African American artists who have helped to shape the contemporary art conversation in the Bay Area and beyond.
MOAS Blog
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