The North Wing

Discover the North Wing

The North Wing of the Museum of Arts & Sciences is one of the original wings of the Museum. The North Wing features permanent collections and exhibits such as the Kenneth Worcester Dow and Mary Mohan Dow Gallery of American Art, the Helena and William Schulte Gallery of Chinese Art,  the Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building, and the Anderson C. Bouchelle Study Center and Gallery for International Decorative Arts. The North Wing also contains several spaces for rotating and traveling exhibitions. 


Currently on Display

 

Fresh Off the EaselFresh Off the Easel: Watercolors by Frank Spino

North Wing Corridor
Open January 16, 2021 through April 25, 2021

One of our area's most accomplished watercolorists, Frank Spino has achieved signature status in the National Watercolor Society, the Transparent Watercolor Society in America, the Southern Watercolor Society, and the Florida Watercolor Society. In addition to national shows, he has exhibited in juried and invitational international shows in Canada, China, Greece, Hungary, Italy, and the Netherlands. With Still Lifes as his specialty, Frank Spino brings vibrant radiance to the simplest of subjects.

Image Credit: Frank Spino, Squeeze Me First!, watercolor on paper

 

East Meets WestEast Meets West: Decorative Hand Fans from Europe and China in the Collection

Bouchelle Changing Gallery
Open October 17, 2020 through February 14, 2021

This exhibition highlights painted, embroidered and otherwise embellished ladies hand fans that have come into the MOAS collection over the years. A necessity for any lady in centuries past, the surface area of hand fans became a popular place for artistic expression and fans from both Eastern and Western traditions display the current art movements of the day. The artists who painted these fans were often fashionable painters who signed their work. Few art forms combine functional, ceremonial, and decorative uses as elegantly as the fan. Fewer still can match such diversity with a history stretching back at least 3,000 years. 

Image Credit: France 19th Century, Folding Fan with Lithograph Memorializing the Life and Legacy of Napoleon, Lithograph, wood, mother-of-pearl, Gift of Kenneth Worcester Dow and Mary Mohan Dow, 94.01.685

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