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New art exhibits make way to Bay area

New art exhibits make way to Bay area

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) –  Several new art announcements were made in the area this week.

At the Tampa Bay History Center, JFK in Tampa: The Exhibition, opens Friday, Nov. 8. and lasts until Dec. 8. According to the center, it captures the tension and joy of Kennedy’s 1963 Tampa visit. The exhibit features exclusive, rare film footage of Kennedy in Tampa, the podium he used while delivering a speech at Al Lopez Field, as well as photographs, home movies, newspaper headlines, and oral histories from Tampa residents who saw and visited with the President. The exhibition also includes uniforms and badges from the Tampa Police Museum and notes from the Secret Service “Kennedy Detail” which were used while escorting the President around the city.

The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg announced it has a new exhibit. It’s called "Warhol: Art. Fame. Mortality." which opens Saturday, January 18, 2014 to the public and run through April 27, 2014. The exhibit will include approximately 35 paintings, 20 drawings, 50 photographs and a selection of Warhol films, including screen tests. Works are on loan from The Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Penn.

 

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