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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

Delicious and Refreshing: Over 100 Years of Coca-Cola Advertising Calendars
Delicious and Refreshing: Over 100 Years of Coca-Cola Advertising Calendars Wed, Aug 23, 2017 The first Coca-Cola calendar was released in 1891 when the ownership of the company transferred from the original owner and inventor, John Pemberton, to Asa Griggs Candler. Candler was a strong believer in the new advertising techniques associated wi... Read More

From the Chief Curator's Desk
From the Chief Curator's Desk Wed, Aug 16, 2017 The exhibition currently on view in the Ford Gallery as MOAS is Gods and Goddesses: Greek Mythology in the MOAS Collection. While I had hit on the idea for this exhibition when I first started familiarizing myself with the collection, it was a true t... Read More

Romanticism to Abstraction: Florida Landscapes in the Brown Collection through the Lens of European Art
Romanticism to Abstraction: Florida Landscapes in the Brown Collection through the Lens of European Art Wed, Jul 12, 2017 The Cici and Hyatt Brown collection of Florida art contains fine works by important 19th and 20th Century American and European artists alike. Iconic names in American art such as Louis Comfort Tiffany, Thomas Hart Benton, and N.C. Wyeth represent so... Read More

John "Doc" Pemberton and His Amazing Medicine
John "Doc" Pemberton and His Amazing Medicine Wed, Jun 28, 2017 The early origins of Coca-Cola is an amazing story with a web of connections which turned a nerve and brain tonic into the most recognized soft drink brand in the world. The story begins on July 8, 1831, with the birth of John "Doc" Pemberton in Knox... Read More

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