On View

Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color

October 11, 2014–January 11, 2015

http://tampamuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Renoir-to-Chagall-Exhibition-Listing.jpgClaude Monet, Port of Dieppe, Evening, 1882, Oil on canvas, 27 ¼ x 28 ¾ inches, Collection of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens; Gift of Montgomery H. W. Ritchie, 1996.2.7
Few places continue to enthrall us like Paris and the rich legacy of the artists who made the “City of Light” their home. Renoir to Chagall: Paris and the Allure of Color showcases 55 masterpieces from the renowned collection of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Read More.

Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult and Daily Life

June 14 - November 30, 2014

http://tampamuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/poseidon.gifStatue of Poseidon/Neptune. Roman, 1st century A.D. (after Classical Greek original). Marble. Tampa Museum of Art, Joseph Veach Noble Collection 1986.135.
The realm of Poseidon encompassed virtually every aspect of the ancient Mediterranean world, from mythology and cult to daily activities. Each of these domains will be explored in the first major display of classical antiquities to be held at the Tampa Museum of Art. Read more.

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.