FSU Museum of Fine Arts

Pride month: FSU’s MoFA to showcase collaborative project on historical Tallahassee publishing company

June 9 – October 29, 2022 An opening reception will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at MoFA. A collaborative project between Florida State University Libraries and the FSU Honors Program presents “It’s A Lot Like Falling in Love: Legacies of Naiad Press and the Tallahassee Lesbian Community,” on display June 9-Oct. 29 […]

FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts hosts “Makeup with MoFA” 

The popular “Make it with MoFA” series at Florida State University’s Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) returns this spring with “Makeup with MoFA,” a virtual event that explores makeup’s ability to empower and transform. “Makeup with MoFA” is inspired by “Trust and Transformation: 75 Years of Flying High,” a special exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary […]

Spring exhibitions at FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts

The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) is featuring three new exhibitions that display the talent and creative explorations of FSU’s Flying High Circus, photographer Bruce Davidson and ceramist Jiha Moon. “The three shows we have in the museum right now offer something for everyone,” said Meredith Lynn, curator of the Museum of Fine Arts. “‘75 Years of Flying High’ is a fun, engaging show that families […]

FSU Museum of Fine Arts presents ‘A Shared Body’

Artwork focused on water rights and access is the inspiration for a new exhibition this fall at the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibition, “A Shared Body,” was curated by Meredith Lynn, assistant curator and director of galleries at MoFA, and Annie Booth, the museum’s director of programs. It opens Aug. 23 and runs through Dec. 11.  Florida State University · FSU Museum of Fine Arts […]

FSU art professor’s latest project targets sustainability and anxiety caused by hurricanes

The onset of a massive hurricane can cause environmental damage, threats to sustainability and even psychological suffering. A Florida State University art professor is tackling two of these detrimental effects in one project by producing a Hurricane Emergency Art Kit. Professor Holly Hanessian recently unveiled the kit at a public event held at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts. The project has received support from both the […]

Opening Nights presents nationally acclaimed muralist Michael Rosato

Opening Nights at Florida State University will present Michael Rosato, the 2021 Chain of Parks Art Festival Presenting Artist, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at The Moon. The event will be held in person and virtually. Rosato will discuss the transformative power of public art and how murals and the arts are incredibly powerful […]

FSU College of Fine Arts faculty featured in virtual exhibition ‘What it Takes’

In a first-of-its-kind virtual faculty exhibition, Florida State University’s Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) has brought together the six schools and departments in the College of Fine Arts for a celebration and exploration of the power of research in the arts. “What It Takes” features work from faculty across the college, showing the strengths, visions […]

FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts announces guest lecture series

The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) will host a series of guest lectures that will highlight speakers who utilize diverse approaches to their creative practice and lead discussions that are vital to the arts and the community. Meredith Lynn, MoFA’s assistant curator and director of galleries, said that the museum is thrilled […]

FSU Museum of Fine Arts launches ‘New Landscapes’ virtual exhibition

Florida State University’s Museum of Fine Arts has opened the new virtual exhibit “New Landscapes,” featuring more than 30 photographic works on loan from selected artists and from the museum’s permanent collection. The exhibit runs through Saturday, Oct. 31. Over the past several months, faculty and staff at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts have […]

FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts hosts virtual activities during COVID-19

Nearly 60,000 people visit Florida State University’s Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) annually, but the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily closed one of the largest academic art museums in the Big Bend. That’s prompted MoFA staff to reschedule exhibitions and programs and develop remote internships and educational opportunities for students, as well as generate new activities that would attract visitors to make virtual trips to the museum through a new “MoFA at Home” initiative. Museum Director Preston McLane, Assistant Curator and Director […]

FSU Museum of Fine Arts presents ‘Rising Water’ exhibition

The Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) at Florida State University presents “Rising Water: Artists Working in Response to Hurricanes,” an exhibition featuring work from artists across hurricane-impacted areas of the United States and the Caribbean. “Rising Water” explores how to center creativity, empathy and humanity in planning for a future that will include increasingly violent […]

Florida State to take part in global celebration of influential American dance artist, Merce Cunningham

Florida State University will host a series of events as part of a global celebration of the life and work of one of the greatest American dance artists, Merce Cunningham. The events — a collaboration between the FSU School of Dance, the FSU College of Music, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Student Life Cinema and the […]