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Directories & Guides

Corporate Museums, Galleries, and Visitor Centers : a directory / Victor J. Danilov.
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"This comprehensive guide describes some 300 corporate museums, galleries, and visitor centers throughout the world. These facilities are often not listed in conventional museum directories."
International Directory of Arts.
In 3 volumes, with irregular updates. This comprehensive directory includes, in addition to listings for museums and galleries, information about art schools, art associations, major arts dealers, auctioneers, restorers, publishers, and art periodicals. The third volume indexes names of persons, and institutions and companies.
The New York Times Traveler's Guide to Art Museum Exhibitions.
Updated annually, this guidebook covers the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
University and College Museums, Galleries, and Related Facilities : a descriptive directory / Victor J. Danilov.
"Describes 1,108 facilities in US institutions, based on questionnaires mailed between 1993 and 1995 and on additional information from correspondence, interviews, and other sources. The entries include a brief history, the kinds of material displayed, any special collections, contact information, and hours."

Internet Directories

Florida Art Museums
Directory from the State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs.
Florida Art Museums (Florida Artists Registry)
Alphabetical listing by museum name.
Florida's Museums
This directory, from the Florida Association of Museums, includes listings by location and by topic.
Art Galleries
"This page includes an eclectic collection of World Wide Web services connected with art galleries and archives as part of the WWW Virtual Library museums pages (VLmp)."
World Wide Arts Resources : Museums
"The Art Museums subcategories lead you to art museums, collections museum exhibitions, and archives around the world. You can search alphabetically, by collections, country, or historical period. The Educational and Teacher Resources sections provide educators and students with classroom materials and information on exhibits in their area."
Yahoo! Arts Directory : Museums, Galleries and Centers
Categorized and annotated links from perhaps the best-known guide to the Internet.

Jacksonville Area Art Museums & Galleries

Brown Museum of Art
The permanent collection includes works by Walter Williams (Jacksonville), Jamali (Orlando), and Yang (St. Paul, MN).
Address: 335 West 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206
Phone: (904) 358-2787
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
"The museum is well known for its collections of significant European and American Paintings and for its world-renowned collection of early Meissen porcelain. ... The Museum and its award-winning education center, Art Connections, occupy adjacent buildings overlooking the three acres of The Cummer Gardens.""
Address: 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone: (904) 356-6857
Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art
"The Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art explores diverse cultural themes and fosters community spirit through art exhibitions, collections, and educational programs designed to enhance awareness, understanding, and appreciation of our contemporary world."
Address: 333 North Laura St., Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 366-6911
La Villa Museum
"The museum houses a permanent exhibit of the history of African Americans in northeast Florida. ... The gallery is spacious and features a wide variety of exhibits, including fine art collections, folk art, local art, and history exhibitions throughout the year."
Address: 829 N. Davis St., Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 632-5555
Alexander Brest Museum & Gallery (Jacksonville University)
"The gallery often exhibits student artwork as well as that of regionally, nationally and internationally known artists. The museum includes a permanent collection of pre-Columbian artifacts, the Brest Ivory Room, the Brest Collection of Steuben Glass and the Tiffany Art Nouveau Glassware Collection."
FCCJ Kent Campus Museum/Gallery
Changing exhibits feature student works and works by community artists. Each January the gallery hosts a college-wide photography contest.
Address: 3939 Roosevelt Blvd., Building E112, Jacksonville, FL 32205
Phone (Student Activities Office): (904) 381-3674
FCCJ South Gallery / The Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts
"Many nationally known artists and photographers, such as Toshiko Takaezu and Joyce Tennyson have shown their work here. ... It features two student shows a year, the FCCJ Student Holiday Art Exhibit in the fall and the FCCJ Annual Juried Student Exhibit in the spring. Also of interest are the monthly exhibits featuring the work of students, faculty members, and the Jacksonville Watercolor Society."
Address: 11901 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32246
Phone: (904) 646-2023
University of North Florida Art Gallery
Changing exhibits include works in various media by faculty and students, or by local and regional artists.
Address: Founder's Hall / Building Two, 4567 St. Johns Bluff Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone: (904) 620-2534
Lightner Museum (St. Augustine)
"Relics of America's Gilded Age," including cut glass, Victorian art glass and stained glass work of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Address: 75 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Phone: (904) 824-2874