Special Current Exhibits
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.
"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.
Modern Aspirations: Art Deco from the Collection
This exhibition brings paintings, sculpture, graphic, and decorative arts together from the collection to look at the many ways the style of art deco manifested itself in Western culture nearly 100 years ago.
Small World: Three Centuries of Childhood in the MOAS Collection
An exhibition highlighting children in everyday life through paintings, prints, and objects in the MOAS collection.
All Aboard! Vintage Railroad Memorabilia from the Root Family Museum
An exhibit displaying the ephemera of this period of railroad travel including brochures, menus, tickets, luggage tags, promotional material, and other printed materials.
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.
"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.
Modern Aspirations: Art Deco from the Collection
This exhibition brings paintings, sculpture, graphic, and decorative arts together from the collection to look at the many ways the style of art deco manifested itself in Western culture nearly 100 years ago.
Small World: Three Centuries of Childhood in the MOAS Collection
An exhibition highlighting children in everyday life through paintings, prints, and objects in the MOAS collection.
All Aboard! Vintage Railroad Memorabilia from the Root Family Museum
An exhibit displaying the ephemera of this period of railroad travel including brochures, menus, tickets, luggage tags, promotional material, and other printed materials.
MOAS Blog
Although Tuscawilla nature preserve is closed to the public, some of us (MOAS staff) like to trek through the hydric hammock to stretch our legs during lunch breaks or that mid-afternoon lull. During our miniature expeditions, we have stumbled upon some interesting developments; freshly fallen cypress trees from recent hurricanes, massive elephant ear plants that remind us of Jurassic Park, or an apocalyptic number of mosquitoes from an above average amount of rainfall... Read More
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2018 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.