Center for Folk and Community Art

1800 Michigan Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139

Fine Art Museums

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East Central
Vero Beach
Center of Arts
Features galleries for both Florida artists and national/international exhibits. Educational seminars, films, concerts and performances
3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, Florida 32963
407/231-0707. Free
Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Cummer Museum of Art
Western art from 2000 B.C. to the present
829 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, Florida 32204
904/356-6857 $
Hours: Tues., 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Wed.Fri., 10 a.m.4 p.m.; Sat., noon-5 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.-5 p.m.; closed Mon.

Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art
Contemporary paintings, sculpture, drawings, pre-Columbian artifacts and changing exhibits are on display
4160 Blvd. Center Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32207
904/398-8336 $
Hours: Tues.-Wed. and Fri., 10 a.m.4 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat.Sun., 1-5 p.m. Closed Mon.

Harn Museum of Art
American paintings, African and pre-Columbian collections, contemporary works of art
S.W. 34th St. and Hull Rd., Gainesville, Florida 32611-2700
352/392-9826 Free
Hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 am.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 am.5 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

The Historic Thomas Center
Cultural center is housed in a restored Mediterranean Revival-style hotel, on the National Register of Historic Places, containing art galleries,1920s period rooms, local history exhibits, and meeting rooms
302 N.E. Sixth Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32602
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1-4 p.m

Miami Beach
Bass Museum of Art
Old Master paintings, sculptures, textiles, period furniture, objects d'art and ecclesiastic artifacts
2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach, Florida 33139
305/673-7530 $
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.; closed Mon. Open 1-9 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month

MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art
Permanent contemporary art collection, and monthly exhibits
770 N.E. 125th Street, North Miami, Florida 33161
Hours: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. until 9 p.m. Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.
305/863-6211; fax: 305/891-1472
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Miami Art Museum
International art from World War Il to the present, art of the Western Hemisphere.
101 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida 33130
Hours: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. until 9 p.m. Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m. Closed Monday $

Coral Gables
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami
Renaissance and Baroque Art, Spanish Masterpieces, 19th- and 20th-century American art and the art of Asia, Africa, Native America and the New World
1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6310
305/284-3535; fax: 305/284-2024 $
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.; closed Mon. and holidays

West Palm Beach
Norton Museum of Art
Permanent collection and temporary exhibitions
1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
561/832-5196; 24-hour information: 561/832-5194; fax: 561/659-4689 $
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; closed Mon. and major holidays

Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson, Pensacola, Florida 32501
904/432-6247 Free
Hours: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun., 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Panama City
Visual Arts Center of North Florida
Visual art exhibits that change every six weeks. Classes and workshops are offered regularly
19 E. Fourth St., Panama City, Florida 32401
904/769-4451 Free
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m.4 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.4 p.m.; Thurs., 9 a.m.8 p.m.

West Central
St. Petersburg
Florida International Museum
This new facility features at least one major international exhibition annually
100 Second St., North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
813/822-3693 $$$
Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Museum of Fine Art, St. Petersburg
French impressionist paintings, ancient, Asian, pre-Columbian and American art, and the largest photography collection in Florida
255 Beach Drive, N.E., St. Petersburg, Florida 33701; (813) 896-2667 $
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.5 p.m..; Sun., I p.m.-5 p.m; open on the third Thurs. of the month until 9 p.m.

Tampa Area
Museum of African American Art
African American art
1308 N. Marion St., Tampa, Florida 33602
813/272-2466 $
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.- Sun. p.m.-4:30 p.m.; closed Mon. and holidays

Tampa Museum of Art
Greek and Roman antiquities. Seven galleries feature changing exhibitions. Lectures, art classes and hands-on activities offered for children and adults
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida 33602 (between Curtis Hixon Park and Nationsbank)
813/274-8130. $
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed. eve, 5-9 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Art Galleries, the Circus Galleries, the Asolo Theater and the Ringling Residence
5401 Bay Shore Rd., Sarasota, Florida 34243
239/359-5700 $$
Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Salvador Dali Museum
The world's most comprehensive collection of the famous Spanish surrealist painter's works induding 95 oils, 200 watercolors and drawings and more than 1,000 graphics
1000 Third St. South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
813/823-3767 $$
Hours: Mon.Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sun., noon-5:30 p.m.

Central Florida
Appleton Museum of Art
European painting, sculpture and decorative arts, Pre-Columbian, West African and Asian art.
4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Florida 34470-5000; 352/236-5050 $
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun., I p.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mon. and certain holidays.

Orlando Area
Orlando Museum of Art
Permanent collection indudes 19th and 20th-century American Art, a preColumbian collection, African collection, plus a children's interactive gallery
2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, Florida 32803
407/896-4231; fax: 407/896-9920 $$$$
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.; closed Mon.

Winter Park
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
The rarest Tiffany collection in the world, including leaded windows, lamps, pottery and furniture from Tiffany's personal collection. Also featured: works by master artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries
445 Park Ave. North, Winter Park, Florida 32789
407/645-5311; fax: 407/647-1284 $
Hours: Tues.-Sat., 9:30 am.4 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m.4 p.m.; closed Mon. and major holidays

Cornell Fine Arts Museum
Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue
Winter Park, Florida 32789-4499
407/646-2526; Fax: 407/646-2524

Scott Laurent Galleries, Inc.
348 Park Avenue N.
Winter Park, Florida 32789
407/629-1488; Fax: 407/645-5777

Timothys Gallery
212 Park Avenue North
Winter Park, Florida 32789