On View

Norma Kamali

June 20 - September 25, 2016

An exhibition dedicated to the groundbreaking fashions of designer Norma Kamali, and a first of its kind fashion exhibition for the Tampa Museum of Art, NORMA KAMALI: NEW CITY – FASHION+ART+CULTURE is a multimedia exhibition is organized around themes tracing the influences and designs of Kamali’s work. It features approximately 25 looks and ensembles from the designer’s earliest to her most recent collections, many of which are displayed on mannequins. Accessories, sketches, famous looks, excerpts from videos, and documentation of how Kamali is credited as introducing some of the most iconic looks of the 1970’s and 1980’s depict how Kamali has influenced woman around the world.  On view June 20 through September 25, 2016.

The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art

August 24, 2016

Ram, 3rd century AD Cast bronze Hood Museum of Art,Dartmouth College, Gift of Family Lansburgh, Classes of 1949, 1977, 1988,S.2000.52
In this exhibition—on view in the MacKechnie Gallery alongside a reorganized Classical World display in the Lemonopolous Gallery—visitors will see a small sampling of the roles played by animals in ancient life, myth, and art.

THE CLASSICAL WORLD: SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION

Ongoing

Black-figure Eye Cup Greek, Attic (Chalcidizing), ca. 530–520 BC ceramic
For more than 30 years, the Tampa Museum of Art has collected artwork from across classical antiquity, which this exhibition explores from its prehistoric beginnings to its late Roman decline. See our exhibition on the Classical World. Read More 

“Kiss and Tell” by Wolfgang Flad

December 10, 2015 to December 10, 2017

Wolfgang Flad (German, born 1974), "Kiss and Tell," 2015 (on view December 10, 2015 – December 10, 2017), Wood, papier-mâché, vinyl paint, Collection of the artist
"Kiss and Tell" consists of some 30 individual wooden elements hanging from a grid in the Morsani Atrium. Each element has been coated with different types of paint and varnish, as well as with papier-mâché made from various papers dealing with art

Sky (Tampa)

Ongoing

Leo Villareal (American, born 1967) Sky (Tampa) 2010 Light-emitting diodes, Mac Mini, circuitry, custom software, and aluminum
The exterior of the Tampa Museum of Art features programmable LED lights, 45 feet high and 300 feet long, embedded within two-layers of perforated aluminum panels. In daylight, the museum’s façade creates a moiré-like pattern, and in darkness the LED light installation glows with Villarreal’s signature light-coded and hypnotic dance. Read more.

Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration

June 22, 2016 – September 24, 2017

This exhibition is not only a celebration of artistic practice in the Tampa Bay-area, but also an exercise in collaboration as it is shared between three institutions: the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; and the Tampa Museum of Art. Working together, curators from these institutions will provide context for the diversity of art being made in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota Counties. Works in the exhibition will be selected from an open call by museum curators and a visiting juror.