HAEA Meeting

June 6, 2015

HAEA (Hillsborough Art Education Association) is holding a meeting in the Dickey Family Lecture Hall from 4:30 to 7pm on August 6th

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Art Lecture by Kevin Murphy on Collecting American Art in Southern CA.

July 9, 2015

We are presenting a lecture by Kevin Murphy on July 9th at 6:30pm  in the Dickey Family Lecture Hall.  Art Expert, Kevin Murphy, will discuss American Art in La-La Land: Collecting American Art in Southern CA.


What has it meant to build collections of historical American art, most of it made on the east coast, in southern California? Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and San Diego have been constructed in the popular imagination as at once utopias and dystopias, equal parts sunshine and noir. The region has attracted loners, mavericks, and dreamers from all corners of the United States seeking to start fresh, building a culture that borrows from everywhere but is uniquely its own.  Museum collections of American art have come late to southern California institutions, most date from well into the second half of the twentieth century and nearly a century after the founding of the Metropolitan in New York and Museum of Fine Arts Boston. This talk will excavate the founding of America collections at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Huntington Library, San Diego Museum of Art, and the Timken Museum of Art. It will focus on highlights of the collections, and explore the patrons who made them possible- men and women often betting on a glorious future in the arid lands between Santa Barbara and the Mexican border. Southern California collections, by method and by necessity, have exhibited artists that their east coast counterparts largely ignored until recently, and in the process they have expanded the canon of American art, creating diverse installations and emphasizing craft and design.


Kevin M. Murphy is the Eugénie Pendergast Curator of American Art at the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, Massachusetts and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in art history at Williams. In addition to his curatorial and teaching roles, Murphy oversees WCMA's Charles and Maurice Prendergast Archive and Study Center, the largest collection of Pendergast material in the world. Prior to WCMA, Murphy was a founding curator of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas and directed the museum's Tyson Scholars of American Art residential fellowship program. He also spent six years as a curator at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. His publications include American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Age of Revolution, Taxing Visions: Financial Episodes in Late Nineteenth Century American Art (co-author with Leo Mazow), and Pressed in Time: American Prints 1900-1950 (co-author with Jessica Todd Smith). He is currently organizing an exhibition on Abbot Handerson Thayer and is writing the accompanying catalogue. A southern California native, Murphy's B.A. is from Pitzer College of the Claremont Colleges and he earned his PhD in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. His work has been supported by fellowships and grants from the Henry Luce Foundation, American Council for Learned Societies, and the Terra Foundation for American Art, and he lectures on American art internationally, most recently at the Louvre in Paris.

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HAEA Meeting

August 6, 2015

HAEA (Hillsborough Art Education Association) will hold a meeting in the Dickey Family Lecture Hall  on August 6th: 4:30-7pm

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Andy Warhol Lecture by Curator Karin Cambell

August 28, 2015

Curator Karin Cambell will present a Lecture on the works of Andy Warhol on August 28th from 6 to 8pm in conjunction with our exhibition:

In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking
from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation

“In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking”
Friday, August 28th | Reception 6:30-7:00 | Lecture 7:00-8:00 | By Karin Campbell

Andy Warhol depicted the world with the volume turned up. In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking looks at how Warhol, the “Pope of Pop”, and his contemporaries used color to challenge, subvert, express emotion, and even experiment. In this companion lecture to the exhibition, Curator Karin Campbell will discuss the making of this exhibition and its themes.

Karin Campbell is the Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary Art at the Joslyn Art Museum and curator of In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking.

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CITY: Fashion Art Culture 2015

September 19, 2015–May 16, 2015


VIP 7-11pm | Main Event 8-11pm
VIP Admission $250 | General Admission $150
Live runway show featuring
designer Zang Toi's Spring 2016 Line: The Spirit of Santorini
Stephanie Kantis Jewelry Showcase
Hors d'oeuvres, open bar & dancing

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Art Spot

December 27, 2014–October 3, 2014

art spot logo sm1Every Saturday the Museum offers a free drop-in art program from 11a – 2p. Come and let your children explore their creativity by creating an art project. No registration required.

This week's Art Spot project is Color Collage.  The exhibition Renoir to Chagall inspires these torn paper collages which create color themed landscapes.

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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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Art Spot for Children

14th Congressional Student Art Exhibition

2015 Next Generation & 14th Congressional District High School Art Exhibition on view in the Saunders Gallery: April 12 - April 26Jairo Argueta_2_14th Congress_2014

This annual high school art exhibition features exemplary work created by high school students throughout Hillsborough County and the 14th Congressional District. Students compete for two top prizes, the Museum Choice Award and the Congressional Choice Award. The artwork selected for the Congressional Choice Award will represent the 14th Congressional District in the Congressional High School Art Competition, which hangs in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol for one year. Additionally, the recipient of this award receives a prestigious scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. to attend the National Awards Ceremony in June 2015.

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Hillsborough Art Education Association Members’ Show

Hillsborough Art Education Association (HAEA) Member Exhibition on view in the Golding Scher Classroom: April 12-April 26.

Hillsborough Art Education Association is a nonprofit member organization that supports and empowers art teachers to engage and enrich the lives of our community and the next generation through art.  Hillsborough Art Education Association supports the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, diverse public engagement, lifelong learning through art and the strengthening of community. It does so through advocacy, grants, exhibits, workshops and special events such as the annual art awards celebration.

Hillsborough Art Education Association members use the process of personal art making for research, experimentation and self-expression. It is important for art teachers to have a reflective conversation with many different types of art materials in order for them to help students understand the process of making art.

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