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University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum

http://www.ira.usf.edu/

Categories: Attraction, Arts center

Admission: No charge to visit museum, $5 parking permit required.

More in this neighborhood: University Area

The USF Contemporary Art Museum opened its current facility next to the USF College of the Arts in 1989. The museum has presented exhibitions of contemporary art from Florida, the United States and around the world, including Africa, Europe, and Latin America. Changing exhibitions are designed to introduce students, faculty and the community to current cultural trends.
 
USFCAM maintains the university’s art collection, comprised of more than 5,000 art works. There are exceptional holdings in graphics and sculptures by internationally acclaimed artists, such as Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg and James Rosenquist, who have worked at USF’s Graphicstudio. Contemporary photography and African art are also important areas of the collection.
 
On display: Opening August 26: Extracted:  A group show of artists exploring the extraction of natural resources and their material and cultural circulation around the globe. Remains on display through Dec. 10.

Regular hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. The museum is closed from Christmas Eve through New Year's Day.

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