On February 23rd, President John Thrasher hosted a public reception for Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century: Cultural Identity and the International Avant Garde, a magnificent walk through the decades of Cuban art held at The Museum of Fine Arts. The president’s reception began at 6:00 p.m. and attracted esteemed guests such as FSU Board of Trustees members, Mr. Mark Hillis and Mr. Leslie Pantin, Wakulla County Commissioner, Dr. Howard Kessler, and Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive VP for Academic Affairs. Guests were able to enjoy authentic Cuban cuisine catered by Habana Boardwalk while viewing this extensive collection of art. Curator of the exhibition, Segundo Fernandez, gratefully acknowledged Florida State University and all supporters of the fine arts community for helping make Cuban Art of the Twentieth Century a success. Peter Weishar, Dean of FSU College of Fine Arts, then introduced President Thrasher, who thanked patrons of the arts for supporting the Museum of Fine Arts in presenting this world-class collection.
Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century will run through March 27, 2016. For more information regarding the exhibition, please visit the original blog post.