Saturday, May 17, 2008

Wolfsonian Museum in Miami


I'm always on the lookout for new places to go and see great art. I found out about the Wilfsonion Museum in Miami Beach just the other day and I had to share it with you.

The Wilfsonion Florida International University Museum in Miami Beach, Florida is one of the world's leading modern art museums, specializing in the period from 1885-1945. It also has the largest collection of art from the British Arts and Crafts Movement outside of England.

The Wilfsonian was founded in 1986 to house the art collection of Mitchell Wolfson Jr. The building and art collection were donated to Florida International University in 1997. The museum is filled with a tremendous variety of art objects, ranging from political propaganda from Mussolini's regime, to beautiful works from the Art Nouveau period.

This is one of those places I plan to visit the next time we go to Florida!

For more information on the Museum, rates and special events, visit the Wilfsonion-FIU website

Image courtesy the Florida International University Beacon Newspaper

2 comments:

M.KATE said...

never miss museums whenever i travel, but i can tell you the museums in the west are always well kept, beautiful and I can stay there forever, compare d to our museums here...i doubt if anyone visit.

happy week :)

Tracy said...

Great tip-thanks for sharing! My grandmother lives in Orlando...I've not been to Florida in ages. And always love a good museum visit while somewhere! Happy week, my friend ((HUGS))