Cuba is a place of pure ingenuity. Very little is thrown away without being recycled, including music. Danay Suárez speaks to students at Howard W. Blake School of the Arts Danay Suárez responds to questions from students at Howard W. Blake School of the Arts Danay Suárez is a singer known for her versatility. She […]Read more "I Will Be Me: A Community Residency with Danay Suárez"
Friday, March 30th was an exciting night for the USF College of The Arts. The Contemporary Art Museum had its opening reception for their MFA show: Buried Alone. Annually, CAM features USF’s graduating MFA candidates in an exciting showcase. The graduates’ work is vibrant and novel, making it one of CAM’s most anticipated exhibitions. Alongside […]Read more "The Story of You: Guest Post by Jasmin Noble"
Thursday, April 19 from 7 to 9 pm at USFCAM, join us for a panel discussion for BURIED ALONE, the 2018 MFA graduation exhibition. The MFA graduates will discuss their process and concepts with USF Institute for Research in Art Director Margaret Miller as moderator. The event is presented by CAM Club.Read more "BURIED ALONE Panel Discussion on Thursday, April 19"
A diverse crowd came out to participate in CAM Club’s first major event: the Salsa Social. The social was designed to introduce USF students and the community to the history and techniques of salsa dancing. Deputy Director and Curator of Latin American and Caribbean Art, Noel Smith, gave a brief introduction and shared a video […]Read more "Walking with Style: CAM Club’s Salsa Social, Guest Post by Jasmin Noble"
RE-FRAME is part of USFCAM’s ongoing efforts to find new methods for sharing resources and creative capital with the community.Read more
Cuba played an important role in the development of 19th century Tampa and the 1880s dramatically altered Tampa’s future. In 1886, Spanish born Vicente Martínez Ybor chose Tampa as the site of a cigar-manufacturing center in what is now a section of Tampa called Ybor City.Read more "Consciousness of Classes: A Story About Ybor City, Cuba and Cigars"
Cuban marble has a rich and eclectic heritage that mirrors the country’s social and political past. Cities such as Havana were built following the 1573 Ordinance of Spanish King Philip II that required a Spanish style cathedral, administrative buildings, and a governor’s palace to line the central plaza.Read more "Architecture of Power: A Story About Cuban Marble"