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A Recap of President John Thrasher’s Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century Reception

Published March 1, 2016

On February 23rd, President John Thrasher hosted a public reception for Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century: Cultural Identity and the International Avant Garde, a magnificent walk through the decades of Cuban art held at The Museum of Fine Arts. The president’s reception began at 6:00 p.m. and attracted esteemed guests such as FSU Board of Trustees members, Mr. Mark Hillis and Mr. Leslie Pantin, Wakulla County Commissioner, Dr. Howard Kessler, and Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive VP for Academic Affairs. Guests were able to enjoy authentic Cuban cuisine catered by Habana Boardwalk while viewing this extensive collection of art. Curator of the exhibition, Segundo Fernandez, gratefully acknowledged Florida State University and all supporters of the fine arts community for helping make Cuban Art of the Twentieth Century a success. Peter Weishar, Dean of FSU College of Fine Arts, then introduced President Thrasher, who thanked patrons of the arts for supporting the Museum of Fine Arts in presenting this world-class collection. 

Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century will run through March 27, 2016For more information regarding the exhibition, please visit the original blog post.

Dates & Hours: M-F 9am – 4pm; Saturday and Sunday 1pm – 4 pm both days, but closed March 5 and 12.  The museum is also open before the lecture of Dr. Martinez and viewings the hour before before curtain in the Fallon Theatre. Please dial 644-6836 for an update or visit online:   Museum of Fine Arts, 530 W. Call St., Tallahassee, FL 32306.