Verde: Poetics of Shade
February 9, 2022 through July 24, 2022
The exhibition Verde: Poetics of Shade features five artists regional to the Tampa Bay area as an introduction and a celebration of their work in a variety of mediums. The artwork in Verde speaks to growth and expansion as well as timeless artistic expression. It speaks to feminine energy and artistic contributions.
Paul Jenkins: From America’s Heartland to an International Journey
February 10 through June 26, 2022
Paul Jenkins (American, 1923-2012) represents the legion of Abstract Expressionist artists who altered the landscape of modern art. He is celebrated for his unorthodox approach to paint application. This exhibition, drawn from the holdings of the Haskell Collection in Jacksonville, Florida, and the Jenkins Estate in New York City, looks at the evolution of Jenkins’ art from his large-scale paintings to works on paper.
HerStory: Stories of Ancient Heroines and Everyday Women
July 9, 2020 through June 19, 2022
HerStory explores the story of women in antiquity through the depictions of goddesses, heroines, mythological characters, and everyday women in the Museum’s collection of classical antiquities. The exhibition highlights objects that speak to the role of women in the ancient world—ranging from warriors and athletes, to mothers and caretakers—through myths and their stories.
An Irresistible Urge to Create: The Monroe Family Collection of Florida Outsider Art
November 4, 2021 through May 22, 2022
This exhibition includes 86 works and features objects by several self-taught artists from Florida’s West Coast and Central region. During the last several decades, the work of the Outsider artists has come to the forefront of our thinking about the nature of art as their paintings and sculptures have made their way into ﬁne art museums hanging alongside new and time-tested paintings and sculptures.
14th Congressional District and Next Generation High School Art Competition
March 12 through April 10, 2022
This annual high school art exhibition features exemplary work created by high school students throughout the 14th Congressional District and Hillsborough County.
An Art of Changes: Jasper Johns Prints, 1960-2018
April 29 through September 5, 2021
Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930) made his first print, a lithograph of a target, in 1960. He immediately realized that printmaking was the perfect medium through which to explore his interest in change. Since 1960, he has reworked many of his paintings in print form, using strategies such as fragmentation, doubling, mirroring, and variations in scale or color.