Miami Art Museum Dedicates Largest Exhibition Space to Permanent Collection

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MIAMI, FL.- In preparation for the move its new, expanded facility at Museum Park, Miami Art Museum (MAM) will present the first, long-term installation of its growing Permanent Collection in the museum’s largest exhibition space, the 9,000 square foot Upper Level Gallery. BETWEEN HERE AND THERE: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, opening Sunday, February 28, 2010, will remain in place with periodic changes until MAM moves to the new museum, scheduled for completion in 2013. The exhibition offers visitors an opportunity to see the strides MAM has made in building a “Miami point of view” of developments in modern and contemporary art, while preparing for the collection’s permanent installation at Museum Park. “Miami Art Museum has worked to build a collection that truly echoes the culture and growth of the city,” said Peter Boswell, Miami Art Museum assistant director