FMoPA – Tampa’s Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts TampaThe next time you are in the Tampa Bay area of West Central Florida looking for things to do, consider a visit to the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in downtown Tampa. At any time, there are one or two important exhibits of famous photographer’s work on display. Right now through February 11, 2012 is a display of photographic works “Bud Lee’s America”.

Tampa Photography classes, workshops, safaris and camps are offered year-round. A small gift shop has a wonderful collection of photography books and related items.

You can walk to FMoPA from these two downtown Tampa hotels:
Hyatt Regency Tampa
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk

Feel the excitement the 9th Annual Members Show captured on video by Gary Reimer.

Past exhibits have included:
Life and Death by Duane Michals;
Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams;
Eye in the Sky – The Works of Robert Hartman;
Natural Fashion: Art & the Body, Photographs by Hans Silvester;
Cuba: Selected Works of Clyde Butcher and Maria Martinez-Cañas;
Naked City: Photographs from the Vassar College’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center;
Cuba Particular: (Private Cuba) The Photography of David Audet;
Bhupendra Karia and Derry Moore: Stillness and Shadows / Vintage Photographs of India;
Infected Landscape: Works by Shai Kremer;
Face to Face: Judy Dater’s Portraits from Italy and California;
Tom Abercrombie: National Geographic Photographer;
August Sander, The Twentieth-Century Man and Jules Aarons, Views from the Street;
Aaron Siskind A Harlem Document (1932-1940);
Andrea Modica: Flights of the Soul;
No Mans Land The Photography of Lynne Cohen;
Suzanne Camp Crosby: Kid City;
One Shot Harris The Photographs of Charles Teenie Harris;
Burk Uzzle’s Woodstock and Other Americana;
Caterpillar’s Conundrum The Photographic Investigations of Todd Watts;
Cut, Edit and Embellish A Life in Collage: Photographs by Hugh Shurley;
The Disappeared: Native American Images from The Drapkin Collection;
Abstractions and the Neo-Cubist Order Photographs of Barbara Kasten;
Hard Won Dreams the American Southwest Photographs of Bruce Dale;
Stopping Time Photographs of Doc Edgerton;
My Florida Home: Recent Work by Benjamin Dimmitt;
NFL® History from Getty Images;
Berenice Abbott, American Photographer A Fantastic Passion;
Clyde Butcher Retrospective
Graciela Iturbide: The Spirits of the Earth ~ Los Espíritus de la Tierra;
“Just Suppose”: Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor;
The Photography of Peter B. Kaplan;
Faces and Places One Man Show by Herb Snitzer;
The Magic Box of Abelardo Morell