On View

Peter Max: 50 Years of Cosmic Dreaming

Peter Max: 50 Years of Cosmic Dreaming celebrates this 20th century pop culture icon with 90 works spanning fifty years. Max’s use of bold colors and uplifting images has captured and inspired the imaginations of the public from the early 1960s through the 2010s. This exhibition will be on view June 10 through September 11, 2016.

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.

From Dada and Op to Color Field and Pop: 50 Years of Prints from the Permanent Collection

This exhibition highlights the Tampa Museum of Art’s remarkable print collection and traces major developments in 20th-century art, from the Bauhaus and Dada to the geometric abstractions of Color Field and Optical Art as well as the longstanding influence of Pop Art.



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)


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.