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The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum or simply known as the Frost Art Museum is a Florida International University museum located on-campus. The art collections are currently held in the Primera Casa Building but will be moved to their new on-campus art museum building, the Frost Art Museum on the south side of campus by the Wertheim Performing Arts Center. Florida International University (FIU) is a major state-run university located in Miami, Florida, well-known for its business, hospitality management, creative writing, architecture, and engineering programs. ...


Founded in 1977, The Art Museum at Florida International University (TAM/FIU), recently renamed The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, started as a student gallery. Since then, it has grown to achieve official recognition as a major cultural institution of the State for its unprecedented collection of Latin American and 20th century American art, its innovative exhibitions that draw on or enhance the collection, and its unparalleled service to South Florida's diverse audiences. Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Location of metropolitan area in the state of Florida Major cities Miami, Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 15,896 km² (6,137 mi²) 2,621 km² (1,011 mi²) 16. ...


In 1999, the museum received accreditation from the American Association of Museums (AAM). From the community, the Frost Art Museum has earned the accolade "Miami's Best Museum" (South Florida's New Times, 1996, 1994, 1993). It has assumed a central role in the FIU community and in the cultural life of South Florida as a whole through its mission to serve the broadest audience possible and to deliver all programs and services free of charge.


Since 1977, the museum has been housed in less than 7,000 interior square feet of an FIU administration building located in the heart of the campus. Through its determination to reach "the broadest audience possible," the Frost Art Museum figuratively burst through its walls to create one of the most prestigious outdoor sculpture programs in the US, with 57 monumental works by the stellar sculptors of contemporary world art. The Bath, a painting by Mary Cassatt (1844-1926). ...


New Frost Art Museum

The Frost Art Museum will encompass 46,000-square feet at a total construction cost of $17 million. It will be built on a spectacular lakeside site on the "Avenue of the Arts," a mall that will connect the Museum, the Wertheim Performing Arts Center and the Management and Advanced Research Center (MARC) on the University Park campus. The Museum will house FIU's permanent art collection, its program of temporary exhibitions and lectures, art scholarship and conservation. A soaring glass entrance atrium will lead to a cafe and museum shop, destined to become a new hub for campus cultural life. The new museum is expecte to be finished by the Summer of 2007.


External links

  • The Frost Art Museum Website
  • Official FIU Website


Florida International University

Academics Download high resolution version (900x890, 379 KB)FIU Logo File links The following pages link to this file: Florida International University ... Florida International University (FIU) is a major state-run university located in Miami, Florida, well-known for its business, hospitality management, creative writing, architecture, and engineering programs. ...

School of ArchitectureCollege of Business AdministrationCollege of Engineering and ComputingHonors CollegeCollege of LawCollege of MedicineInternational Hurricane Research Center • Motorola Nanofabrication Research Facility • Modesto MaidiqueChuck Perry • Wolfsonian-FIU • Frost Art Museum The School of Architecture (or SoA) at Florida International University, located in Miami, FL in the United States, is part of the College of Architecture and the Arts at FIU and is one of the youngest schools in the university. ... The College of Business Administration is one of the colleges at Florida International University, which is located in Miami, FL in the United States. ... The College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University, located in Miami, FL in the United States is one of the oldest colleges in the university. ... FIU Honors College Logo The Florida International University Honors College is an academic college located on-campus at Florida International University in Miami, FL. The Honors program opened in 1990 and the Honors College in 1997. ... The FIU College of Law logo The College of Law at Florida International University is one of the youngest American law schools. ... The College of Medicine at Florida International University, located in Miami, FL in the United States was approved by the Florida Board of Governors on March 23, 2006 and its inaugural class is expected to enroll 45 new students for the Fall of 2009, becoming the first graduating class in... The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific agency of the United States Department of Commerce focused on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere. ... Dr. Modesto A. Mitch Maidique (pronounced may-DEEK, born in Havana, Cuba March 20, 1940) has been the President of Florida International University since 1986, making him by far the longest serving University President in the State of Florida. ... Chuck Perry was the founding president of Florida International University in Miami, FL in 1965. ... This article needs to be wikified. ...

Athletics

Golden PanthersRoary RageFIU FootballMario CristobalDon StrockShula BowlFIU Stadium • Miami-FIU brawl • Pharmed ArenaUniversity Park StadiumConference USASun Belt Conference The FIU logo displaying the Golden Panther mascot. ... Roary Rage is the team mascot used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida. ... The Florida International Golden Panthers are a mid-major college football program located in Miami, Florida. ... Mario Manuel Cristobal (born September 24, 1970 in Miami, Florida) is a college football head coach and former player who is the current head coach of the Florida International University football team. ... Don Strock (born November 27, 1950 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania) is a college football coach and former player who is the current head coach of the Florida International University football team. ... The Shula Bowl is a yearly college football game between FAU and FIU. The games winner receives a traveling trophy, named the Don Shula Award, for a year. ... FIU Stadium is a stadium located at the University Park campus of Florida International University in Miami, Florida. ... The Miami-FIU brawl, a bench-clearing brawl between two college football teams, is one of the largest brawls in the history of collegiate sports. ... Pharmed Arena is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Miami, Florida. ... University Park Stadium is a baseball stadium located on the University Park campus of Florida International University in Miami, Florida. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference which is now in the Southern United States. ... The Sun Belt Conference is a college athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAAs Division I since 1976. ...

Campus Life

Miami, FLSouth BeachWRGP Radiate FMFight SongThe BeaconUniversity ParkEngineering CenterBiscayne Bay Campus This article is about the city in Florida. ... The famous Ocean Drive on South Beach at night. ... WRGP Radiate FM is the student radio station of Florida International University in Miami, FL. WRGP broadcasts on 88. ... The FIU Fight Song is the official fight song of Florida International University in Miami, FL. It is typically sung at sports games and official ceremonies. ... The Engineering Center is a research engineering center part of Florida International Universitys main campus (less than two miles away) in Miami, FL. It is home to the College of Engineering and Computing and the Motorola Nanofabrication Research Facility, the first centralized facility of its kind in Florida, the... View of the Wolfe University Center, Aquatic Center, and the Hospitality Management Building at the Biscayne Bay Campus. ...


 
 

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