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High Fashion: Kristian Schuller, Billy & Hells, Taka Kobayashi

21 Apr 2015 / in Blog, Uncategorized

TAMPA, FL – May 1, 2015 | The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) announces the opening of High Fashion: Kristian Schuller, Billy & Hells, Taka Kobayashi on view from May 1, 2015 through June 22, 2015. With successful professional backgrounds in fashion, the aforementioned photographers create images illustrating an array of cross-cultural, generational, and […]

The 2015 FMoPA Gala: Capture the Moment

14 Apr 2015 / in Blog, Uncategorized

  TAMPA, FL – April 18, 2015 | The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) announces its annual gala entitled Capture the Moment, a festive evening of food and music. In addition to benefitting the highly anticipated, cutting-edge expansion of the museum’s educational facilities, Capture the Moment is a celebration of both photography and community. […]

FMoPA featured in Florida State Homes article

26 Mar 2015 / in Blog, Uncategorized

Terence Rogers from Florida State Homes recently featured the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in an article, detailing the museum’s history, class offerings, and architecture. Follow this link to read more:                         Screenshot of article from

Become a Volunteer at FMoPA!

25 Feb 2015 / in Blog, Uncategorized

Today I had the pleasure of spending my time with the FMoPA museum. I love giving back the community and being a volunteer at FMoPA has broadened my horizons to so many truly talented artists. It is a very rewarding experience to learn about the different exhibits that grace our hallways,including Ezra Stoller. This American architectural […]

Photography Excursions for Kids! Explore & Learn at Local Landmarks

10 Feb 2015 / in Blog

Do you have a little shutterbug who wants to work on their photography skills? FMoPA’s newest class is a Photography Excursion to fun, local spots like the zoo, UT, and the aquarium. The excursions are open to children ages 7 – 15 with any skill level or camera type (yep…even camera phones are fine!). Students […]

We Are the Music Makers Artist Spotlight: Captain Luke

27 Jan 2015 / in Blog

“In his own low-key way, Captain Luke Mayer is one of the most versatile and entertaining ‘discoveries’ that Music Maker has documented for quite a while.” – David Whiteis, Living Blues Magazine Captain Luke grew up on his grandparents’ farm in nearby Clinton, where he followed the furrows barefoot behind the plow as his Uncle […]

We Are the Music Makers Artist Spotlight: Willa Mae Buckner

27 Jan 2015 / in Blog

The “We Are the Music Makers” opening reception is coming up on February 6th! The artist, Tim Duffy, will be on hand to talk about his work and the organization at 7 pm. The portraits of these American blues musicians are as fascinating as their stories. Music Maker Relief Foundations strives to preserve the musical traditions of […]

22 Jan 2015 / in Blog

Was your 2015 resolution to learn some new photography skills? Or, do you have the basics down but want to take your work to the next level? We have something for everyone coming up in the next few weeks. Whether it’s foundational knowledge about how your camera works, refining your lighting or editing skills, or studying art theory, […]

Spend the day at FMoPA and Explore downtown Tampa!

13 Jan 2015 / in Blog

If you’re planning a trip to FMoPA, make a day of it and explore our cultured neighborhood, as well! Start the day with breakfast or coffee at Oxford Exchange while browsing their book selection and carefully curated home goods boutique. From there, it’s just a walk across the street to take in the iconic architecture of […]

We Are the Music Makers!

Macavine and LFK Exhibit Hi Res-1
10 Jan 2015 / in Blog

This exhibition features portraits and biographical information about Southern Roots musicians active in the past 20 years with little to no notoriety or fame. The photographs were taken by Tim Duffy in his quest to preserve Southern traditional music by partnering with the artists who make it. Music Makers Relief foundation was founded to preserve […]