The new Tampa Museum of Art is located in downtown Tampa's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Its spectacular 66,000-square-foot Cornelia Corbett Center recently opened in February 2010. The museum provides the region with a variety of world-class traveling exhibitions, a growing collection of contemporary and classical art, expanded educational programs and access to scenic outdoor events along Tampa's Riverwalk. The museum is home to Sono Café and a gift store.
The museum opens daily at 11 a.m. Hours of operation are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. General admission prices are: adult $10; seniors, groups, military plus one guest $7.50; students $5; and children ages 6 and under free-of-charge.
NO LIMIT: JANET BIGGS
On View Through October 9, 2011
For more than a decade, New York-based video artist Janet Biggs has explored the tense relationships between athleticism and human ambition, individualism and community, and free will and control.
WORLDS APART: MYTH & HISTORY, GODS & MORTALS, HEROES & HYBRIDS
On View Through November 20, 2011
Drawn primarily from the museum’s renowned antiquities collection, Worlds Apart explores the many intersecting spheres of the world of classical antiquity, in particular those of myth and history, gods and mortals, heroes and hybrids.
Sky (Tampa), 2009
South Façade / exterior
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