The Making of a Museum: 100 Years, 100 Works
On view through March 15, 2020
Tampa Museum of Art
On the eve of the Tampa Museum of Art’s 100th anniversary in 2020, “The Making of a Museum: 100 Years, 100 Works” from the permanent collection, highlights works representative of the institution’s collecting history and mission. The collection is unique—with significant holdings of ancient Greek and Roman art, as well as increased acquisitions of modern and contemporary art. “The Making of a Museum: 100 Years, 100 Works” offers insight into how the collection and identity of the Museum has evolved as it has grown from a small local arts organization to the City’s preeminent museum of art.
Mernet Larsen (American, b. 1940), Raft, 2017, Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. 66 ¼ x 52 ¾ in.