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CF Permanent Collection on Display at Webber Gallery
Dec. 6, 2013
The College of Central Florida will highlight pieces from its permanent art collection in “A Permanent Mark” Jan. 9 through Feb. 14 at the Webber Center Gallery, Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road.
The College of Central Florida exhibits and manages a vibrant permanent art collection on its campuses. The CF Art Collectionconsists of three categories: the Permanent Art Collection, the Schmehl Collection and the Student Art Collection.
The CF Permanent Art Collectiondates back to the college’s inception, more than 50 years ago. With the addition of the Webber Center Gallery in the 1990s and a growing number of student artists, the college built up its Student Art Collection. The Schmehl Art Collectionwas donated by the estate of Leon Schmehl and is on display throughout the Ocala Campus.
Collectively, the College of Central Florida now displays more than 500 works of art at its Ocala and Citrus campuses and Levy and Hampton centers, not including works at the Appleton Museum of Art.
There is no fee to visit the exhibit. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 352-873-5809.