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The Foosaner Art Museum is located along the Indian River in the Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD). We are a gathering place, a catalyst for change, and a center of creativity. The Foosaner collects, displays, and interprets all aspects of the visual arts in ways that relate to the past, the present, and to the future.

March 24, 2020

Dear Foosaner Art Museum Members:

Foosaner staff has been hard at work preparing for a new exhibition, the 70th Anniversary Exhibition of the Florida Artists Group (FLAG), scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, March 28thAs we monitor the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have made the difficult decision not to open our doors as scheduled.  In order to assist in protecting the health and safety of our community, we will remain closed until further notice. We will keep everyone updated about when we will be reopened!

Museum staff continues to work Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and you can contact us at the main administrative line 321-674-8921 should you have any questions.  During this challenging time, we will also continue to stay connected through our social media sites so please follow us on Facebook and Instagram for daily postings and updates.

For more information regarding Florida Tech’s efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus, please visit the university’s information page which includes an updated FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions): https://www.fit.edu/coronavirus/

Thank you for your ongoing support.  Stay safe and healthy!

Sincerely,

Carla L. Funk

Executive Director and Chief Curator of University Museums

94 Florida Artists Featured in 70th Anniversary FLAG Exhibition

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Tech’s Foosaner Art Museum presents the 70th Anniversary Exhibition of the Florida Artists Group (FLAG) from March 28 to May 23, 2020.  This juried exhibition will feature artwork created by 94 different artists from around the state.

FLAG was incorporated as a non-profit organization of professional artists in 1949. Made up of artists whose work has attained national or state-wide recognition, the purpose of the group is to stimulate attainment of the highest standards of creative art within the State of Florida.

FLAG members will also gather in Melbourne for their annual symposium and awards banquet, held March 28.

“We are thrilled to host the FLAG exhibition this year at the Foosaner and delighted that they have chosen Melbourne as the site for their 70th Annual Symposium,” said Carla Funk, Executive Director and Chief Curator of University Museums for Florida Tech.  “This will be a dynamic exhibition highlighting the diverse talents of Florida’s visual artists.”

This year’s juror is Wendy Earle, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, NC.  She received her BA in Art History from the University of Michigan and her MA in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin.  Wendy was previously the Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Museum of the Southwest, and has interned at the Dallas Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art and the Museo Larco in Lima, Peru.

Classes and Workshops

Spring 2020March 23rd – May 23rd– CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

All Spring courses scheduled to begin on the week of March 23, 2019 have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.