Pensacola Museum of Art

407 South Jefferson Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 - United States



The Pensacola Museum of Art presents engaging cross-disciplinary exhibitions, educational programming, and stewards a growing collection of modern and contemporary art of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. The museum aims to promote the understanding and appreciation of art and ideas to audiences in the Northwest Florida region and beyond. We endeavor to create dialogue between university and community audiences by engendering experiences of joy, discovery, and creativity through diverse perspectives, and the transdisciplinary interactions of art, culture, the humanities, science, and technology.

The Pensacola Museum of Art, housed in the 1906 City Jail, is open Tuesday through Thursday 10 am until 5 pm, Friday and Saturday 10 am until 7 pm, and Sunday Noon to 4 pm. Managed by the University of West Florida Historic Trust.


On exhibit in the Pensacola Museum of Art on Saturday, September 22 will be Everything that Sounds in the Forest: Contemporary Art of the Peruvian Amazon, curated by Gabriela Germana and Christian Bendayan in the first floor Lewis Bear Family Galleries. In the second floor Henderson Thornton and Kugleman Galleries will be Stones Throw: On Borders, Boundaries, and the Beyond.


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