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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.On display: Amplified: Reverbations from the Music Box explores the history, collaborative process and impact of collective New Orleans Airlift's project, "The Music Box," which was temporarily installed at Sulphur Springs.Through July 23.
 
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.

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