Tag: Museum

Angelika Kollin: Turning Darkness into Light

Angelika Kollin’s photograph “Everyday Saint Lucy” took first place in this year’s International Photography Competition. FMoPA will showcase selections from her “Everyday Saints” and “Song of Psalms” series from October 31 through December 10. Self-taught, Kollin uses photography to explore interhuman connections and intimacy, driven by her lifelong quest to understand human loneliness, suffering, and the role of faith. Born in Estonia, she has spent eight years in African countries, exploring these themes across different cultures and economic conditions. On view October 31 through December 10.

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Carlton Ward Jr: Path of the Panther

Explore the remarkable journey of the Florida panther through captivating photographs by Carlton Ward Jr. Discover the inspiring story of conservation efforts and the Florida Wildlife Corridor, as depicted in the exhibit. Join us on the ‘Path of the Panther’ and witness the untamed beauty of Florida’s wild heart. On view from December 7- March 2024.

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2023 Members’ Show

The FMoPA 2023 Members’ Show is a call for entry for all FMoPA members. Submit your best work in any of five categories: portraits, Ai-Generated, documentary, nature, or abstract. The exhibition will be on view from December 12, 2023, until January 14, 2024. winners will be decided by a jury of photography professionals and one winner will be chosen by popular vote.

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UPAG 2023

The 11th annual group exhibit of United Photographic Artists Gallery, Presented by the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. The United Photographic Artists Gallery, which was founded in 2013, is committed to
the creative advancement and representation of diverse international emerging and mid-career artists through the fine art photography gallery. UAPG supports the education and creative process of our represented artists via our internet platform, as well as, on-ground exhibits in museums and galleries worldwide. On view January 16, 2024 through February 18 2024.

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Joel Meyerowitz: Confluence, 1964-1984

While most artistic photographers of the 1960s focused entirely on black and white, Joel Meyerowitz (b. 1938) bridged a gap by exploring contemporaneously two very different bodies of work. His energetic black and white New York streetscapes are celebrated for their quirky characters and architectural detail, at the same time his ethereal photographs of Cape Cod, Massachusetts focused on the singular light and seascapes of the unique peninsula. By 1972, Meyerowitz permanently adopted color photography, so that even his urban images explore the tones and hues of city life. Together this collection of work explores the visual gatherings of a master at his best. On View March 24 – July 7, 2024

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Creative Aging Through Photography

This exhibition showcases the remarkable work of students aged 55+ who have participated in the FMoPA’s outreach program. Since February 2023, the museum’s educational team has traveled to different centers to provide seniors with classes that celebrate the power of self-expression, creativity, and the art of photography. Through multiple workshop sessions, participants have
improved their skills and learned about composition, lighting, and the technical aspects of photography. These sessions have fostered a sense of community, shared learning, and a newfound appreciation for the world around us.

The participants have embraced the world of photography to capture moments and express themselves in unique and meaningful ways. Their images provide glimpses into their personal experiences, emotions, and perspectives, reminding us that creativity knows no age limits.

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