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. On display:Duke Riley: Flights of Fancy examines the roles and relationships of humans and nature through interactions with pigeons in public spaces and nautical settings, told through video, photography and installations.Through March 4.
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.
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.
Events at University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum