Studies From Life: An Exhibition of Drawings and Paintings (Lower Level)—Participating Artists are The Broome Street Painting Group: Professor Mark Messersmith, Florida State University Department of Art, his students and professional colleagues.
The World of Walmsley (Walmsley Gallery)—Walmsley prints like they never have been shown before (but should have!).
Combined Talents: The Florida International (Upper Level)— is an annual, juried competition. Jurors: Kabuya P. Bowens and Janice Hartwell. From a field of over 420 entrants, competing from across the nation and internationally, this year’s Faculty jurors selected works from 43 artists to be exhibited. The works represent a wide variety of media and are artistically diverse. [Catalogue]
Teaching Exhibitions (Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)— Art History Teaching Exhibitions [Profs. Neuman: Baroque, and Jolles: History of Photography]
Trevor Bell: A British Painter in America (Upper Gallery)— A. Palladino-Craig, curator. [Catalogue] Essays by Nasgaard, Slade, Green, Tooby.
Fall Graduating Artists (Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)—Once again as the semester draws to a close, the Museum provides the forum for young artists taking their first opportunities to display the achievements of their academic course of study in studio art: graduating artists exhibit a range of media and styles for their joyous exit show.
Art & Antiques Fair (Upper Level)—Every year for the past fifteen seasons, the Museum has hosted a three-day event that brings regional artists and crafts persons together with antiques dealers (jewelry, furniture, collectibles) and a selection of fine art prints offered by the Museum (from delicate Japanese woodblock prints to 17th century Dutch landscapes and back again to contemporary American printmakers). The offerings for giving or collecting are diverse, reasonable, and unique. There is no admission charge: daily hours vary. In past seasons hours have been generally Thurs. & Fri. 10am-6pm and Sat. 10 am-4pm, but please call 644-6836 (press 1) for updates on daily hours.
New Work, New Faces (Upper Level)—Visiting artist, and the Faculty of the Florida State University Department of Art. The artists who will exhibit works in many different media confront traditional notions of art, push boundaries and expectations, and make contemporary points with humor and passion.
Japanese Tradition and Refinement: Netsuke, Furisode and Ukiyo-e Prints (Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)
Art Across All Ages (Grand Entrance)—Elementary School Programing
Of Hands and Fire, Masterpieces of Chinese Ceramics: The Koger Collection from the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (Upper Level)—Seven Days of Opening Nights.
Spring Graduating Artists [MFA and BFA] (Upper Level, Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)—The most ambitious student exhibition of the season offers the thesis exhibitions of MFA candidates and the final projects of BFA graduates in this late Spring event. Studio art students will be completing their academic training and their exhibition is a great celebration with surprises and enthusiasm to spare.
Student Component of Grant Exhibition K – 12 (Walmsley Gallery)—Pace for Girls Programming (special needs students)
Works from the Permanent Collection (Upper and Lower Level)—Reflects 2003-2004 new research on collections.
Artists’ League Summer Annual (Upper Level).
Museum Studies Project (Lower Level and Walmsley Gallery)—Student curated exhibition.
Summer Graduating Artists (Upper Level)—Once again as the semester draws to a close, the Museum provides the forum for young artists taking their first opportunities to display the achievements of their academic course of study in studio art: graduating artists exhibit a range of media and styles for their joyous exit show.