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University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum

Categories: Attraction, Arts center

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

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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: Two concurrent exhibitions: Historias/Histories: Contemporary Art from Brazil, which features the work of five artists exploring varied histories of Brazil and Sandra Cinto: Chance and Necessity, a site-specific installation from the Brazilian artist. Through March 5.
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

Art Thursday: SYCOM
Thursday, February 18, 2016 6:00pm

James Penny Mural Study
Thursday, February 11, 2016 11:00am

Public Art Walking Tour
Friday, February 12, 2016 12:00pm

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