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14th Congressional and Next Generation Student Exhibition Reception

April 3, 2016

Sunday, April 3, 2-4p

Join us in celebrating high school art students residing within Florida’s 14th Congressional District. Artwork on view through April 17.

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Isthmian Games Family Day - Sponsored by TECO Energy

April 16, 2016

TECOSaturday, April 16, 11a-4p

Learn how the ancient Greeks played as we explore sports and festivals in antiquity. Enjoy free dance performances, art making, gallery admission, and SONO Café samplings.

Make

Making Music: Lyres South Terrace 11a-3p
Embossed Shields South Terrace 11a-3p
Art Spot: Paper Mosaics Golding-Scher Classroom 11a-2p
Victory Crowns North Atrium 11a-4p

Enjoy

Dance “The Art of Isadora Duncan as Inspired through Art and Music” Performance and talk by Seva Anthony (15 mins)
11:30a, 12:30p, 1:30p, and 2:15p Dickey Family Lecture Hall
Live Music John Demas’ Greek Bouzouki Duo 11a-2p North Atrium

Collect

Earn “drachmas” by taking part in the many activities on offer and by visiting the galleries. Turn them in for your special prize!
And...
Festival Procession leaves from Atrium at 2p
Black-Figure Photo Booth Dickey Family Lecture Hall

 

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First Responders’ Day - Sponsored by Regions Bank

April 30, 2016

Regions_Bank_684574_i0April 30, 11a-4p

First Responders and their families receive free admission to the Museum. Representatives from Regions Bank will be on hand to give presentations about planning and saving for the future at 11a & 1p. Docent led tours will take place upstairs at 12 and 2P.

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OLLI Lecture-The Human Figure in Art through the Ages

May 6, 2016

Friday, May 6, 12:15-1:15p

How does the spirit of the times affect how artists depict the human body? Local art expert Joanne Milani will consider a few works from Public and Private—The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation to analyze the shifts in public thought that influenced artists.

Registration required. Free to all OLLI-USF Members, their guests and Museum members. Register between March 21 and April 27; call 813-974-2403 Monday-Friday, 8:30a-4p.

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Run for the Roses

May 7, 2016

Saturday, May 7, 5-9p
The Kentucky Derby has never been more fun! A benefit for the Tampa Museum of Art

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Presented by FRIENDS of the Museum.
Hors d’oeuvres - Mint Juleps - Beer - Fine Wines
Ladies Hat Contest & Most Stylish Couple Contest
Race Viewing at Post Time - Silent Auction

$60 pp/$70 pp at door
For more information or to RSVP email, FRIENDS@TampaMuseum.org, or call 813-620-8021

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Mother’s Day

May 8, 2016

Sunday, May 8

Celebrate the Art of Motherhood with Brunch at Sono Café. Share the best view of Tampa on the RiverWalk with a tasteful menu we know she’ll approve! Visit www.miseonline.com/sonocafe for more information.

Free Museum admission for all Moms!

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Get Closer

May 8, 2016

Sunday, May 8, 2p

Slow down and enjoy yourself at the Museum on the second Sunday of every month. Participate in facilitated conversations that focus on a small selection of artwork. Free with gallery admission. Come early to enjoy the brunch menu at SONO Café.

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Connections: Alzheimer:’s, Dementia, and Memory Loss

May 11, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 11a-12:30p

Participate in facilitated conversations that explore art through the lenses of memory, imagination, and creativity. Care partners and their loved ones engage socially as they look at a small selection of artwork.

Connections is a free program. Advanced registration is required for all sessions. Register at:https://tampamuseum.wufoo.com/forms/connections/.  Registrants’ names are held confidential.

Sponsored by Booz | Allen | Hamilton, the Frankle Family Foundation, and the Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health

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Drawing from Life

May 15, 2016–May 19, 2016

Sundays, May 15-29, 1-4p

Participate in this drawing class and explore various ways to represent the human figure in two dimensions. Be inspired by the works in Public and Private—The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation. Tuition is $70 for members and $85 for not-yet-members. For more information and registration, please visit: https://tampamuseum.org/programs/adults/.

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Connections: Open Session

May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 5-6:30p

Take a break from everyday stress, anxiety, and depression and join us in facilitated conversations about art. Guests are invited to bring a plus one to share in the experience.

Connections is a free program. Advanced registration is required for all sessions. Register at:https://tampamuseum.wufoo.com/forms/connections/.  Registrants’ names are held confidential.

Sponsored by Booz | Allen | Hamilton, the Frankle Family Foundation, and the Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health

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Art Museum Day

May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18

The Museum will be celebrating Art Museum Day by offering FREE admission.

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Cuban Film Series

May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 6-8p

Take a break from the ordinary weekday with a bit of revolution. The Museum presents curated highlights of Cuban cinema in anticipation of our exciting contemporary Cuban art exhibition opening this October.

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Frank Morsani Luncheon

May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 12-1:30p

Philanthropist and business leader Frank Morsani will speak about his newly released memoir, To Be Frank: Building the American Dream in Business and Life. Registration and RSVP required. Free for Corporate Partners, $50 for Members, $60 for not-yet-members. All attendees will receive a copy of the book.

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Antiquities Circle Lecture

May 24, 2016

“Who Painted Those Pots? An Introduction to Attribution in Greek Vase-Painting” by Dr. Seth Pevnick, Chief Curator and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art. ”

Tuesday, May 24 6:30p: Reception 7:00p: Lecture in the Dickey Family Lecture Hall, followed by Q&A in the Lemonopoulos Gallery

Among the thousands of ancient Greek black-figure and red-figure vases that survive today, very few bear signatures from the potters and painters who made them. Nonetheless, through careful study, scholars have been able to attribute many vases to individual vase-painters. This lecture will explain the basis of connoisseurship and discuss some important vase-painters of the sixth and fifth centuries BC.

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Connections: Veterans

May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25th, 5--6:30p

Join other veterans and their loved ones as you explore artwork through facilitated conversations. Guests are invited to bring a family member or friend to share in the experience.

 

Connections is a free program. Advanced registration is required for all sessions. Register at: https://tampamuseum.wufoo.com/forms/connections/.  Registrants’ names are held confidential.

Sponsored by Booz | Allen | Hamilton, the Frankle Family Foundation, and the Tampa Bay Foundation for Mental Health

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Fourth Friday

May 27, 2016

May 27, 4-10p

Fourth Friday with TECOPay-as-you-will admission for the last weekend to experience Public and Private—The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation. Full dinner menu at SONO Café, along with small plate samplers and “to go” libations as you explore the Riverwalk. Visit FourthFridayTampa.com for more information.

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CITY: Fashion+Art+Culture

September 24, 2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016

CITY-LOGO-NO-YEARAn emulsion of fashion and culture, the eighth annual CITY: Fashion+Art+Culture is a signature fundraising event at the Tampa Museum of Art.  CITY aspires to raise $100,000 to bring to our community the best art of our time and the classical world and to provide educational programs for curious learners of all ages.  This event sells out every year!

This year marks a new collaboration between the Museum and Norma Kamali. The event will feature a much coveted runway show by New York City-based designer Norma Kamali, who will present iconic works spanning her 40 year career as well as new designs launching for the Spring 2017 collection on the heels of New York Fashion Week.

For the first time ever, CITY 2016’s featured designer will be the subject of a three-month-long retrospective exhibition leading up to the main event.

 

When:  Saturday, September 24, 2016
VIP reception 7-8p
Main Event 8-11p

 

Where:  Tampa Museum of Art

 

Tickets:  VIPs enjoy runway seating for the fashion show and a private cocktail hour before general admission begins at 7pm. All tickets include hors d’oeuvres by Eddie V’s, open bar, desserts, valet parking and dancing.

$250 VIP Ticket  | $100 General Admission | $75 Young Professional

 

Committee: Henderson Everett Lee and Elise Lippincott (Co-Chairs), Lynne Couchara, Ilana Goldenberg, Natalie Goodwin, Libby Hopkins, Barbara Keskiner, Gail Levine, Frankie Linsky, Ronda Parag, Patty Pedersen, Leigh Peters, Kevin Reder, Joel Salvador, Nancy Seijas-Kipnis, Robin C. Sharp, Nina Traviesa, Debra Williams McDaniel, Pam Wysocki

 

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Support of CITY puts you in front of a fashion-conscious, philanthropic group of professionals and ensures you and your guests have reserved seats for the runway show and at this high-profile event.

$20,000  -  Presenting (only one available)
$15,000  -  Norma Kamali Fashion (SOLD OUT)
$10,000  -  Premier (limited availability)
$  5,000  -  Couture (limited availability)
$  2,500  -  Design
$  1,250  -  Supporting

 

Questions?  Please contact:
Corporate Sponsorship: Kasey Sherrick Siegel kasey.siegel@tampamuseum.org or 813.421.8375
Individual Support: Julia Gorzka Freeman julia.freeman@tampamuseum.org or 813.421.8370
Event Information: Bernadette Casey Bernadette.casey@tampamuseum.org  or 813.421.8368
Media Contact: Nancy Seijas-Kipnis nancy.kipnis@tampamuseum.org or 813.421.8374

 

Norma Kamali Fashion Sponsor | Penny & Jeff Vinik

Couture Sponsors | Kimmins Contracting Corp., United Healthcare, Robin C. Sharp & Annemaire Christino

 

 

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Monday Meditation at the Museum

What is the best way to relax after a long day of work? Especially a long Monday at work?meditation

Join the Museum and Parbawatiya Kadampa Buddhist Center for a short after work meditation class.  This is a perfect way to step away from the loud, fast paced world and learn to reduce your stress for the rest of the week.  The classes consist of guided meditations, a talk and discussion.  They are suitable for everyone from beginners to those with more experience in meditation.  Each class is self-contained, although you are welcome to attend the whole course.  Come rejuvenate your mind by joining us at the Tampa Museum of Art.  The classes are held in the Museum's beautiful space and in nearby Tampa's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

Mondays 5:30 to 7pm.  No Registration Required.  Cost per class is $10 per person.

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Sculpted Body

Sundays, April 3-24, 1-4p

Participate in this sculpture class and explore various ways to represent the human figure in three dimensions. Be inspired by the works in Public and Private—The Figure Examined: Masterworks from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation. Tuition is $70 for members and $85 for not-yet-members.

Register at https://tampamuseum.org/adult-workshop-registration/

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