Discover America at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts A with Classic Photography by Ansel Adams


TAMPA, FL.- More than 50 photographs by Ansel Adams are on exhibit at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMOPA) in downtown Tampa on the corner of Ashley Drive and Jackson Street. They are on view from April 28 through July 6, 2011. “Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” Ansel Adams… More than any one photographer, Ansel Adams (1902-1984) created images that capture the American spirit: the wide, unconquered spaces of the West, the endless skies that recall the limitless possibilities of the American dream and the rugged terrain that evokes this nation’s can-do energy. Fittingly, the exhibition is up through Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. But you don’t need to wait until then to rediscover what truly exemplifies America. In this exhibition, 54 works are presented. The images were personally printed by Adams for his daughter. It’s the port