Special Current Exhibits
American Empire
An exhibition of fine examples of American Empire furniture, decorative arts, and period paintings that illustrate the transition from French to American in these works.
Charting the Celestial Landscape
An exhibition of charts that are representative of the scientific creativity of the past.
Time Honored: The Art of Dean Mitchell
Dean Mitchell's paintings - primarily in watercolor - remind us that this history belongs to all of us and these forgotten places have many stories to tell.
Eyes in the Sky: The World of Aerial Drones
Explore the fascinating technology of drones in this exhibit, as we display a diverse array of drones and illustrate how these vehicles are being relied upon for many different applications.
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.
Volusia County
Scenes from Volusia County and the importance of art schools and art venues in the development of culture within the county.
American Empire
An exhibition of fine examples of American Empire furniture, decorative arts, and period paintings that illustrate the transition from French to American in these works.
Charting the Celestial Landscape
An exhibition of charts that are representative of the scientific creativity of the past.
Time Honored: The Art of Dean Mitchell
Dean Mitchell's paintings - primarily in watercolor - remind us that this history belongs to all of us and these forgotten places have many stories to tell.
Eyes in the Sky: The World of Aerial Drones
Explore the fascinating technology of drones in this exhibit, as we display a diverse array of drones and illustrate how these vehicles are being relied upon for many different applications.
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.
Volusia County
Scenes from Volusia County and the importance of art schools and art venues in the development of culture within the county.
MOAS Blog
Our recent exhibition "In the Style of the Emperor" included a print titled “DECORATION DU FEU D'ARTIFICE DUNNE PAR LA VILLE DE PARIS” (A DECORATION OF FIREWORKS BY THE CITY OF PARIS) which shows the set-up location for an elaborate fireworks display given on the occasion of the marriage of Napoleon to his second wife Marie-Louise. Firework shows like this were immensely popular at the time and were the result of centuries of development. In honor of the fireworks displays we’ll all be seeing on the 4th of July we’ve decided to examine the history of fireworks displays through the lens of this piece. Read More
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