Women Painting Florida
A Treasury of Indian and Persian Miniature Paintings
May 18, 2013 - August 18, 2013
"...Indian miniature painting, with its saturated colors and its symbolic, exotic imagery, is directly seductive. It has the magical power to transport us from everyday reality to that enchanted world full of delightful wonder and fantasy...." - Roy C. Craven, Jr., former Professor of Art, Emeritus, University of Florida, in A Treasury of Indian Miniature Paintings
Sacred Images: Icons from the MOAS Collection
Drama and Beauty in Black and White: Photographs from the MOAS Collection
Discover the Daytona Mastodon
Giant Ground Sloth
MOAS welcomed back the historic Giant Ground Sloth to public viewing in May 2011. After being kept behind closed doors due to 2009 flooding, the sloth is again on display as part of the Museum's permanent collection. The impressive 13-foot tall skeleton of the Eremotherium laurillardi or Giant Ground Sloth was excavated in 1975, in an important Pleistocene fossil site called the Daytona Bone Bed. Dr. Gordon Edmund, Curator of Vertebrate Palenontology at Canada's Royal Ontario Museum, identified and reconstructed the sloth for MOAS. Click here for more...
Celestial Charts from the MOAS Collection
Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage
This building, unique to the state of Florida, opened February 26, 2011. The state-of-the-art, 4,400 square foot addition to the Museum, made possible through a generous donation from Mrs. Helene B. Roberson and funding from the County of Volusia ECHO grant program, displays important works from the Museum's collection in a glass-fronted, open storage format and contains art and artifacts that were not previously on exhibit. The Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building is the only such facility for art and decorative art objects in Florida. The first display of the Visible Storage Building includes selections from the Museum's extensive European and American furniture collection, as well as significant art and artifacts from the Arts in the Age of Napoleon Collection, one of the most richly historic collections of Napoleonic holdings in the Southeastern United States.
Exhibits and Dates Subject to Change