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.
Upstairs, Downstairs: Porcelain and Pewter Decorative Arts from the Collection
This exhibition shows the everyday objects that helped define upper class and working-class lives.
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.
Jacob Lawrence: Three Series of Prints
Celebrating the 100th birthday of Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000), this exhibition features 26 graphic works done between 1917-1997.
My Hero! Contemporary Art & Superhero Action
Experience the escapades of iconic superheroes with this pumped-up collection of international artworks in a variety of media.
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.
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.
Upstairs, Downstairs: Porcelain and Pewter Decorative Arts from the Collection
This exhibition shows the everyday objects that helped define upper class and working-class lives.
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.
Jacob Lawrence: Three Series of Prints
Celebrating the 100th birthday of Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000), this exhibition features 26 graphic works done between 1917-1997.
My Hero! Contemporary Art & Superhero Action
Experience the escapades of iconic superheroes with this pumped-up collection of international artworks in a variety of media.
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.
MOAS Blog
Within the Helene Roberson Visible Storage Building resides an amazing cubist sculpture by Alexander Archipenko, a Ukrainian artist born in Kiev in 1887. Archipenko was an avant-garde painter, sculpture, and illustrator. By 1902, he was enrolled in the Kiev Art School and eventually moved to Paris in 1908. There, he studied at the Academy of Beaux Arts and at the Louvre... Read More
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