Opening Weekend Exhibit Events

"Slow Drag" Ernie Barne

"Untitled" Hale Woodruff

"Woman Wearing Orange Scarf" Laura Wheeler Waring

Welcome to the Kinsey Collection Events

Welcoming VIP Reception, Thursday, April 21

By invitation, reception begins at 6:30 p.m. Remarks by Bernard and Shirley Kinsey about the collection will be made followed by a tour of the exhibit. Books for sale will be available for signing. Please RSVP at or 850-770-2168.

Grand Opening and VIP luncheon, Friday, April 22

The Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of the collection will take place at 10 a.m. followed by docent training. The collection will be open for tours.
Presentation by Bernard Kinsey, "Myth of Absence." Books for sale will be available for signing. Please RSVP at or 850-770-2168.

4 p.m.: Pep Bands comprised of students from the FAMU Marching 100 and FSU Marching Chiefs perform at the Bayside Amphitheater

General Admission, Saturday, April 23

Gallery talks throughout the day. 
Books for sale will be available for signing. No RSVP necessary. For more information contact: or 850-770-2168.

Exhibit hours are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

General Admission beginning April 25 - Sunday, July 17

Exhibit hours:

  • Monday through Thursday, open noon until 7 p.m.
  • Friday, open 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, open noon until 5 p.m.
  • Or by appointment

Closed Sundays

Summer Send Off Thursday, July 28

Exhibit hours:

  • 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Kinsey Collection opens for tours; see the works of Artist Christon Anderson
  • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Motivational speaker Willie Spears, who has appeared on ESPN, shares "5 Untold Stories"
  • 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    Reception followed by "A Conversation with the Kinseys"


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