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.
"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.
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.
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.
Biodiversity in the Art of Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen
An exhibition of over 50 major works by this modern-day Audubon, celebrates the natural world at the critical moment when literally thousands of species on our planet are facing the possibility of extinction.
Volusia Wilderness Captured: Florida Paintings by Sandra Lloyd
Over 50 paintings that span the career of noted local painter Sandra DeArmas Lloyd and capture the beauty of the Volusia County Wilderness in both watercolor and oil paint.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
Biodiversity in the Art of Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen
An exhibition of over 50 major works by this modern-day Audubon, celebrates the natural world at the critical moment when literally thousands of species on our planet are facing the possibility of extinction.
Volusia Wilderness Captured: Florida Paintings by Sandra Lloyd
Over 50 paintings that span the career of noted local painter Sandra DeArmas Lloyd and capture the beauty of the Volusia County Wilderness in both watercolor and oil paint.
MOAS Blog
Beginning April 18 and running through January 12, 2020 - FANtastic Decorative Fans from a Private Collection will be on display in our North Wing. A collection of over 50 fans from the 18th to the early 20th centuries including mourning fans, hand-colored lithographs, hand painted feather fans, lace fans, exotic fans, and advertising fans constructed from a variety of materials including ivory, bone, wood, leather, mother of pearl, tortoiseshell, celluloid, coconut fiber, silk, sequins and spangles. Read More
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2019 Exhibit Sponsors
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.