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Florida: A Sportsman's Paradise
Florida: A Sportsman's Paradise Wed, May 15, 2019 Since Florida became a territory in 1821, the state's reputation as a tourist paradise began to grow. At first, the territory was advertised to invalids seeking refuge from what was called the graveyard cough (tuberculosis). St. Augustine became a me... Read More

Garden of the Heart's Desire: A Disappearing Art Form Explored
Garden of the Heart's Desire: A Disappearing Art Form Explored Wed, May 01, 2019 Beginning April 18 and running until July 21 of 2019, The Museum of Arts & Sciences will be showing a rare collection of 18th and 19th Century traditional Persian textiles in its West Wing and Root Hall Galleries. Over sixty examples of these elegant... Read More

Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance
Jacob Lawrence and the Harlem Renaissance Wed, Feb 06, 2019 In honor of Black History month and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Harlem Renaissance, MOAS will have the exhibition, Jacob Lawrence: Three Print Series on view in the Karshan Center of Graphic Art.  Read More

Behind the Costumes
Behind the Costumes Thu, Dec 20, 2018 Recently retired, Jean Lawrence Druesedow was director of the Kent State University Museum form 1993-2018. She was previously Associate Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1984-1992). She holds bach... Read More

A Closer Look at "100 Faces of War"
A Closer Look at "100 Faces of War" Thu, Aug 30, 2018 Witness the pride, sacrifice, and humanity of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan through this traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, featuring 100 oil portraits. Representing a cross-section of home states, military branches, jobs, and back... Read More

Role Reversal: How Paintings and Photography Switched Roles in the 20th Century
Role Reversal: How Paintings and Photography Switched Roles in the 20th Century Thu, May 03, 2018 It is hard to over-estimate the influence of photography on the development of art since the 19th-century. Although camera obscura image projection had been known since ancient times, 1839 marks the year photography was introduced to the public throu... Read More

Émile Auguste Reiber: Champion of Mid-19th Century Japonisme
Émile Auguste Reiber: Champion of Mid-19th Century Japonisme Wed, Feb 28, 2018 One of the highlights of the exhibition, Attention to Detail: Architectural Arts and Design in the Collection on display beginning January 13 in the Karshan Center of Graphic Art, is a group of design drawings Émile Auguste Reiber (1826-1893). Reiber... Read More

A Showcase for Florida's Natural History
A Showcase for Florida's Natural History Wed, Nov 08, 2017 The Relationship Between the Cici and Hyatt Brown Collection and Nature The Cici and Hyatt Brown collection is a showcase of the diversity of natural history in the state of Florida. For over 150 years, tourists have not only visited Florida for its... Read More

North Wing: A Treasure Trove of Decorative Arts and History
North Wing: A Treasure Trove of Decorative Arts and History Wed, Oct 11, 2017 The many galleries of the Museum's North Wing are full of decorative and fine arts that demonstrate the ever-changing tastes of societies from around the world. Each object contains symbolic value and reflects important attitudes and realities of the... Read More

A Unique Look at Local History
A Unique Look at Local History Wed, Oct 04, 2017 Often local history and culture are under-taught and underappreciated in today’s educational system. Past events, activities, people, and places inform us who we are by reminding us of who we once were. One of the great aspects of the collection in t... Read More

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