Art Galleries showcase art that highlights the natural beauty of the world. Everyday people create new works of art and place them in art galleries all over the world.
An art gallery displays a variety of art, such as drawings, painting, photographs, and sculptures etc. The purpose of the art gallery is to show off the work of local and national artists in a way that people would be attracted to buy them. Many of the artist’s work can be bought as prints. This makes it more affordable to people, and also allows the artist to sell more. Let us look at some of Florida’s Art Galleries :
Art Center South Florida
At the Art Center ,South Florida local artists display their art in all media. You can see here photography, sculptures and videos plus and other displays of artistic nature. It is very enjoyable to walk through this center and view the various artists at work in their studios. Admission to the center is free and if you call ahead you can get a guided tour
Bass Museum of Art
The Bass Museum of Art is Miami’s most happening art museum. Their collection includes paintings with special emphasis on northern European art of the Renaissance. The museum has a lab that makes it possible for aspiring artists to create their own pieces on computers that are provided free of charge. The museum also has an outdoor sculpture terrace, café, courtyard and museum shop.
The Holocaust Memorial is one of Florida’s must see memorials. The dominating centerpiece shows victims of the concentration camps stretching up a hand to the sky. All along the open hallway, you will see photographs and names of the camps and their victims..
Lowe Art Museum
The museum is at the University of Miami campus, and is best known for its Greek and Roman antiquities. It houses a collection of over 8,000 works that include Navajo and Pueblo Indian art along with Renaissance and baroque art.
Miami Art Museum
The Miami Art Museum has an enjoyable mix of modern and contemporary works. Exhibitions focus on Caribbean and Latin American artists. The main branch of Miami Public Library is also housed at the center At times, the library features at and cultural events. This historical museum of Southern Florida highlights the unique history of the area.
Miami Children’s Museum
This Museum includes 14 galleries, classrooms, a Kid Smart gift shop, 200-seat auditorium, and has an interactive play area. There is a parent-teacher center. It offers hundreds of bilingual programs, classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, and communication. Another exciting feature is the World Music Studio where children who desire to be rock stars can record a few tracks and play instruments.
At the Science Museum you will be able to explore the mysteries of the universe. Here there are more than 140 hands on exhibits. The Wildlife Center and Space Transit Planetarium are great exhibits in the Science Museum.
Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Contemporary is known for its ability to discover and highlight new artists, and has a local flavor. They also have a high-tech screening room for film presentations to complement the exhibits..
Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum
This amazing museum is housed in a $16 million building, which is located on the campus of the Florida International University. This is the only museum in Florida that tries to exhibit paintings in natural light. The general collection showcases American printmaking and photography from the 1960s and 1970s.
Rubell Family Art Collection
The priceless Rubell Family Art Collection consists of Some of this art is explicitly graphic, so it may not be the best family oriented visit..
Virtual Art Galleries : If you have internet access and do not want to visit an at gallery, you can visit a virtual art gallery, such as Art Vitam, Miami, Florida and Art space/Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables, Florida.
Do take the time to view the beautiful works of art either in the galleries or online, it will be a very enjoyable experience!!
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