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

In the Style of the Emperor In the Style of the Emperor: Napoleonic Decorative Arts from the Collection

Bouchelle Changing Gallery
Open February 27, 2021 through May 24, 2021

2021 marks the bicentennial of the death of France's most famous ruler in the past, Napoleon Bonaparte I. This exhibition will contain examples of the many types of objects in the MOAS collection that touch on the reign of this incredibly influential leader who sponsored a comprehensive movement known as Neoclassicism in early 19th century French art. Paintings, sculpture, and works on paper will join furniture, porcelain, glass, decorative fans, and ephemera in this look at the pervasive influence of this highly consequential historical figure.

Image Credit: Germany, 19th Century, Plaque with Portrait of Napoleon I, porcelain, enamel. Gift of Kenneth Worcester Dow and Mary Mohan Dow. 94.01.496

 

Women Artists in the Rodriguez CollectionWomen Artists in the Rodriguez Collection

Edward E. and Jane B. Ford Gallery
Open January 23, 2021 through April 25, 2021

A selection of contemporary works in a variety of media coming to the Museum of Arts & Sciences from the Kendall Art Center in South Florida. Highlighting the tremendous diversity in the Miami Metro area, this exhibition showcases the vibrant artistic energy of women artists from many cultural backgrounds who have been collected by Cuban-born American businessman Leonardo Rodriguez and his family.

Image Credit: Amelia Pelaez (Cuban, b. 1896-1968), Still Life, 1945; gouache on paper, Collection of Leo Rodriguez, Courtesy of the Kendall Art Center

 

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

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