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November 2016


The New York Times recently referenced “Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century,” an original exhibition developed by the Florida State University College of Fine Arts. As the exhibition is set to reopen in Miami in January, 2017, collectors and gallerists are getting ahead of the market by preparing for an increase in interest – and value- in Cuban art.


Department of Art

Art Alumna, Samantha Burns, Major Success a...

Department of Art Education

Department of Art Education Presents Gina P...

Department of Art History

Museum Object Students Developing Exhibitio...

Department of Interior Architecture & Design

IA+D Visiting Designer: Cynthia Leibrock...

School of Dance

School of Dance Presents “An Evening ...

School of Theatre

Theatre Alum Recognized as 2016 Grad Made G...

Facility for Arts Research

FAR Director Carolyn Henne Presents at Worl...

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training p...


MANCC Artists Ralph Lemon and Pam Tanowitz ...

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Art’s Homecourt Advant...

The Ringling

The Ringling’s Restoration of the Bea...


Department of Art alumna Samantha Burns had a very successful 2016 year. Among the few, she presented a solo exhibition at the Southern Louisiana University Contemporary Art Gallery and won first place at the “WORDS+TEXT+NUMBERS” exhibition in St. Louis, Missouri.

Art Education

On September 24th, the artist reception for the Visitor-Centered Exhibitions class’ exhibition, “Uprooting & Rerouting: Origins, Journeys, Identity”, took place. Guests were given the opportunity to meet and interact with featured New Orleans-based artist, Gina Phillips, and discuss her artwork.

Art History

This fall, Art History undergraduates in the Museum Object class, under the direction of PhD student Gabriela Germaná, are developing the exhibition “Guardians of Their Art: The Contemporary Peruvian Amazon”, to open on November 10th in the WJB Gallery.

Interior Architecture & Design

The Department of Interior Architecture + Design had Cynthia Leibrock, an author, international lecturer, and interior designer, visit FSU October 26 and 27 and lecture on Universal Design. Her mission is to improve health, longevity, and life quality through Universal Design.


The Florida State University School of Dance will present “An Evening of Dance” on November 4 at 8:00 pm, and November 5 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm in the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre in Montgomery Hall, located on the FSU campus.


School of Theatre alum Montego Glover (BFA Music Theatre, 1996) returned to FSU this past Homecoming weekend for the annual Awards Breakfast. Along with her success in Broadway, she has also been selected to receive this year’s Grads Made Good Award.

Facility for Arts Research

Facility for Arts Research (FAR) Director, Carolyn Henne, recently took part in a panel discussion during the eighth World Archaeological Conference (WAC-8) in Kyoto, Japan. Henne presented on topics in “3-D Printing Ancient Italian Ceramics: An Experimental Exhibition”.

FSU / Asolo Conservatory

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly kicks off its 2016-17 season with Pultizer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson’s gripping drama “Book of Days”. The play will be directed by FSU/Asolo Conservatory Director Greg Leaming and will feature the entire second-year Conservatory class.


Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography is pleased to announce two artists who have been awarded Bessies, Ralph Lemon and Pam Tanowitz. Lemon won the award for Outstanding Production for his work, Scaffold Room, and Tanowitz received the Juried Bessie Award.

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts began its second decade of accreditation by the American Association of Museums in 2013. The exhibition publications represent a part of the Museum Press history before the year 2000 and represents faculty from the College of Fine Arts, their homecourt.

The Ringling

The Ringling’s Ca’ d’Zan is a spectacular 36,000-square-foot winter residence stands as a testament to the American Dream in the Roaring Twenties. As a result of its age and popularity, the wear and tear on this five-story, 56-room mansion is tremendous.

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