Here, in an extraordinary place is an extraordinary collection of art. From the Rubens’ Galleries to the Turrell Skyspace, view the permanent collection’s treasures, the fascinating exhibitions from around the world and the classical sculptures that fill the grand courtyard. The State Art Museum of Florida, this awe-inspiring palace was originally built by famed circus impresario John Ringling as a legacy to the citizens of Florida. This is a place of beauty and wonder.
Museum of Art
Acclaimed artist Beth Lipman, informed by the history of the still life, transforms the objects of everyday life into exquisite glass sculptures that engage the viewer in a commentary on the role of objects in our lives and our relationship to them. Be a part of the conversation during this gallery talk.
This ground-breaking exhibition spotlights some of the world's most notorious con artists, illuminating their dubious legacies, and examining how their talents, charm, and audacity beguiled and assaulted the art world for much of the 20th century through the present day
Museum tour and film discussion. Curators and Conservators share an insider’s view on the science of art authentification plus enjoy the documentary feature film, Who The #$&% Is Jackson Pollock?
A Museum tour followed by a film and film discussion. Art handlers and couriers travel with priceless art from museum to museum. They will share their tales of taking a masterpiece on tour. Plus, the film Bean, Starring Rowan Atkinson.
A Museum tour followed by a film and film discussion. f you think it’s easy to steal the art, our Security staff advises you to “think again.” Plus, The Thomas Crown Affair Starring Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo.