[This is a sparse weekend arts-wise. Between the stupor of Thanksgiving, and glazes of Black Friday and Cyber-Monday, plus the Christmas Countdown, it's a good weekend to take in a Museum show]
Tampa Museum of Art (TMA) - Realism, Selections from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection, through Dec. 31st. No Limits, Videos from artist Janet Biggs. Hours: Mon-Thurs., 11AM - 7 PM. Until 8 PM Fridays. Closed on Thanksgiving. Art on the House - The TMA is free on Friday evenings, from 4-8 PM. Otherwise, it's $10.00 Admission. 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Downtown Tampa.
Ringling Museum of Art - Featuring 20th Century Abstract Art from the Ringling Collection; The Amazing American Circus Poster, from the Strobridge Lithographic Company; Josef Albers Colors (this alone is well worth the drive to Sarasota). at 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. Closed on Thanksgiving.
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Pete - Forever in a Moment, 19th century Photographs of Egypt. Story and Symbol, 17th century paintings from Northern Europe. The NY School, from the Gottay Collection. Closed on Thanksgiving. Hrs. Monday-Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM. Noon-5 PM Sunday. Admission $17.00
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) - Celebrations of the Body, male nudes by Dianora Nicco, and Bud Lee's America, outstanding photographs by a photographer that lives here.
Closed Thanksgiving. Hours: 10 AM - 5 PM, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Noon-8 PM Friday, and Noon-5 PM Sunday. Admission is $6.00, FMoPA is at 200 N Tampa in Downtown Tampa.
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