Upcoming Events

French Film Festival

The Foosaner Art Museum's 2nd Annual French Film Festival runs from April 4-18, 2014.

2014's festival will include outdoor screenings in Eau Gallie Square (Free) and indoor screenings in the Harris Auditorium ($5) followed by lectures and discussion. The themes investigated by the 2014 festival will include the quest for beauty and artistic identity.

For the festival line-up, schedule and prices. please visit the event website: http://411.fit.edu/filmfest/

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Thursday, Friday, SaturdayApr 04, 2014 – Apr 18, 20147:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A Life Spent Among Pictures - Painting Demonstration

Accomplished painter, muralist, and illustrator Robert Barrett presents a painting demonstration sponsored by Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.  The demonstration will take place in the Harris Community Auditorium from 2 - 4 p.m.  Barrett will paint a portrait of a live model and speak about his painting process.  This event is free to the public.

Barrett is a professor in the Department of Visual Arts at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He has exhibited his work in many art shows including those at the Society of Illustrators in New York, the Directors Guild of America, N.Y., and the National Arts Club, N. Y.

He was selected as the 2010 "Distinguished Educator in the Arts" by the Society of Illustrator's in New York City and was selected as the 2012-2014 Phi Kappa Phi Artist by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for his accomplishments in visual arts and illustration.

Image credit: Robert Barrett, Liz in Repose, mixed media, courtesy of the artist.

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ThursdayApr 17, 2014 – Apr 17, 20142:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A Life Spent Amoung Pictures - Lecture

Accomplished painter, muralist, and illustrator Robert Barrett presents a lecture sponsored by Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. The lecture will take place in the Harris Community Auditorium from 5:30 - 7 p.m. This event is free to the public.

Barrett is a professor in the Department of Visual Arts at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He has exhibited his work in many art shows including those at the Society of Illustrators in New York, the Directors Guild of America, N.Y., and the National Arts Club, N. Y.

He was selected as the 2010 "Distinguished Educator in the Arts" by the Society of Illustrator's in New York City and was selected as the 2012-2014 Phi Kappa Phi Artist by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for his accomplishments in visual arts and illustration.

Image credit: Robert Barrett, Liz in Repose, mixed media, courtesy of the artist.

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ThursdayApr 17, 2014 – Apr 17, 20145:30 pm – 7:00 pm

"Seminole History and Culture” presented by the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum

Vandall V. Samuels, Outreach Specialist for the Seminole Tribe of Florida/Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, will present a demonstration about Seminole history, culture and tradition. Attendees will gain greater sensitivity for the history and struggle of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. In sum, attendees will receive an inspirational message, and how they might better carry the message of Seminole heritage.

Bringing awareness of the history, culture and collections of the Seminole Tribe of Florida to the public is an important part of the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum's mission. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum is located on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation in Clewiston, Florida.

This program is presented in conjunction with the museum's exhibition Langdon Kihn: An American Story, on view March 22 - May 11, 2014.

 

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ThursdayApr 24, 2014 – Apr 24, 20142:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Museum Monday with Fahan Sky McDonagh

The Foosaner Art Museum, Florida Institute of Technology, features Museum Monday on April 28, at 10 a.m., in the Harris Community Auditorium.

April's Museum Monday will feature a presentation with glass artist Fahan Sky McDonagh.  McDonagh received an MFA in Glass from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York in 2013. She received a BA in painting from the University of Central Florida and has attended residencies and symposiums at North Lands Creative Glass in Scotland and Pilchuck Glass School in Washington State. "Satori," her MFA thesis exhibition, was recently selected for publication in the Corning Museum of Glass' New Glass Review 35, Juried International Glass Publication.

Museum Monday is a community outreach program that focuses on art and creativity. Each free program is held on the fourth Monday of the month, January through May. Light refreshments are served.

 

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MondayApr 28, 2014 – Apr 28, 201410:00 am – 11:00 am

Jazz Friday

Jazz Friday is held the first Friday of the month in conjunction with the Eau Gallie Arts District First Fridays. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the museum's galleries. Listen to jazz as you view the current exhibition. Free admission. Wine and beer available for purchase.

April 4 - Gypsy Bluez

May 2 - Ron Pirtle

 

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FridayApr 04, 2014 – Apr 04, 20145:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FridayMay 02, 2014 – May 02, 20145:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Intellectual Property Seminar

Patent Attorney Kelly G. Swartz, of Ingenuity Law, will offer a free seminar to artists outlining tips and ways to protect one's intellectual property rights.

The seminar will focus on issues commonly faced by members of the artistic community as they relate to intellectual property. Copyright protection and its limitations, work-for-hire contracts, general ownership of IP, trademarks, and patents (with an emphasis on design patents) will be addressed. After a brief discussion, the group will discuss hypothetical scenarios in which these concepts are illustrated.

Kelly G. Swartz practices in the areas of intellectual property and business law. She received a B.S. in computer engineering with high honors from the University of Florida and worked as an electrical engineer before earning her J.D. with high honors from Barry University School of Law. She is a patent attorney registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is licensed to practice in the state courts of Florida, the federal Middle District of Florida, the federal Southern District of Florida, and the federal Northern District of Florida. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Brevard County Bar Association, and a board member of the Brevard Bar Foundation.

All artists are welcome, but seating is limited, so please RSVP to info@eaugalliearts.com or 321-574-2737.

Presented by the Foosaner Art Museum and EGAD Art's District.

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WednesdayMay 07, 2014 – May 07, 20147:00 pm – 8:00 pm