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General Information


The mission of the Museum is twofold: to enrich the university and the community by exhibiting works of art which expand the understanding of art today and of the past and to serve as a teaching instrument for art instruction, particularly by holding exhibitions of informational value to students and the general public and by providing student artists with an arena to exhibit their work.


MoFA has a history of exciting exhibitions—from lush painting to dynamic sculpture, from challenging installations to provocative photography. Every season begins with an international competitive exhibition that embraces all media and every semester closes with the youth and exuberance of the graduating-artist exhibitions. In past years we have shown an honor roll of contemporary artists—James Rosenquist, Duane Hanson, James Turrell, Judy Chicago to name a few—and thematic exhibitions have looked at topics from gun imagery in our society to the powerful expressions of Latina and Black women artists. We have examined the contact zone of Anglo and Native American cultures, the mystical side of Haitian folk painting, and the unsophisticated but intense works of outsider artists. The future promises exhibitions of equal caliber and interest.

The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts is a member of Florida Association of Museums, Florida Art Museum Directors’ Association, Florida Cultural Action Alliance, Southeastern Museums’ Conference and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Visitor Information

The Museum is in the East Wing of the Fine Arts Building, which is located at the corner of West Tennessee and Copeland Streets on the campus of the Florida State University.
Phone (850) 644-6836; Fax (850) 644-7229
For directions to Florida State University, please visit the FSU Visitor Center.

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FSU Museum of Fine Arts
530 W Call Street
250 Fine Arts Building
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1140


Opening Reception Friday September 2, 2016 from 6 – 8 pm.

Please dial 644-6836 for an update or visit online:   Museum of Fine Arts, 530 W. Call St., Tallahassee, FL 32306


Regular Hours:

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (September-April)
Closed on University holidays and weekends May-August, unless otherwise noted

**Closed for Labor Day, September 5th.


Meters in the parking garage adjacent to the Museum are on the very lowest level of the garage near the Macomb Street entrance. After 4:30 M-F, and all day on weekends, the garage is open to University visitors and guests of the Museum.

Tours and Accessibility Accommodations

Call Viki Wylder at (850) 645-4681 for tours, group, accessibility information.

Admission to the museum is free.