On February 13, as part of Opening Nights, the Museum of Fine Arts will open a spate of new exhibitions drawn from the Institute on World War II titled “The Human Experience.” Additionally, MoFA will also welcome the Collections of Dr. Patrick M. Rowe: Bill Mauldin prints and drawings and World War II propaganda flags and posters. In planning since 2013, the Writers’ Weekend has been arranged by Dr. Kurt Piehler, Director of the Institute and is free and open to the public.
with the Oliver L. Austin, Jr., Collection & Writers’ Weekend, G. Kurt Piehler, Curator
from the Collection of Patrick M. Rowe
Selected photographs organized by
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
from the Collection of the Institute on World War II
and the Ringling’s Coville Collection
February 14-15, 2015
The World War II Writers’ Weekend is a free public event including talks and book signings by authors of a range of works on World War II. Speakers include Robert Gellately (Stalin’s Curse), Michael Neiberg (The Blood of Free Men: The Liberation of Paris) and Whitney Bendeck (“A” Force: The Origins of British Deception During the Second World War). In celebration of Valentine’s Day weekend, FSU students will read some of the unpublished love letters from the World War II generation that are part of the collections of Florida State University’s Institute on World War II and the Human Experience. (Please see the event dates and times on the MoFA website).
“The Human Experience” opening reception at 6:00pm on Feb. 13th
“Writer’s Weekend” on Feb. 14th & 15th (see times on MoFA website)
“The Human Experience” exhibition runs Feb. 13th through Mar. 29th
Opening Reception: Friday, February 13, 2015, 6-8pm
Museum Hours: 9-4 pm M-F; Sat. & Sun. 1-4 pm.
Hours vary during Spring Break: closed weekends March 7-8 & 14-15.
Weekdays during Spring Break: 10am-3 pm daily.
For tours call 850 – 645 – 4681.
All exhibitions & receptions are free & open to the public.