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  • Uncommon Threads Symposium to Feature Talks on Japanese Art, Samurai Armor
    Florida Institute of Technology and the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts present the annual textiles symposium, Uncommon Threads: Shaping Japanese Design, on Feb. 19-20.
  • Florida Artist Michael Nemnich at Foosaner Center
    Show Runs Jan. 13-May 8, with Opening Reception Feb. 6. MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Renee Foosaner Education Center at Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum presents an exhibition of mixed-media art by Michael Nemnich. Featuring imaginative, intricately layered landscapes, Nemnich’s distinctive style has received acclaim along the Space Coast and across the nation. This […]
  • Ruth Funk Center to Host Exhibit of Japanese Bamboo Sculpture
    Florida Tech Facility Only Sunshine State Site for Show MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology is pleased to announce its latest exhibit, Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art, an exhibition exploring the innovative shape bamboo art has taken since the mid-20th century. Modern Twist is on […]

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  • Acclaimed Operatic Soprano to Perform at Florida Tech Jan. 18
    Samar Salamé Will Be Making North American Debut at Gleason MELBOURNE, FLA. — Acclaimed soprano Samar Salamé will make her North American debut at a concert Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at Gleason Performing Arts Center on the campus of Florida Institute of Technology. The 4 p.m. concert will feature an operatic repertoire by Handel, Mozart, […]
  • Motown Sound Party Hits Gleason Performing Arts Center Dec. 6
    Stars from Last Year’s Sold-Out Show Are Back by Popular Demand MELBOURNE, FLA. — Get ready to groove your way back to the glory days of Motown as the Florida Institute of Technology Alumni Association proudly presents the Four Tops, Supremes, Temptations, Miracles and Marvelettes Salute with Myles Savage’s Last Original Stars in concert starting […]
  • Young Jazz Pianists Battle It Out In Inaugural Competition
    Music to Fill Gleason Saturday and Sunday MELBOURNE, FLA. — Jazz will fill Gleason Performing Arts Center this weekend as up and coming pianists battle for supremacy in the inaugural American Jazz Pianist Competition hosted by Florida Institute of Technology. Starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, for the semi-finals and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. […]

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  • Uncommon Threads Symposium to Feature Talks on Japanese Art, Samurai Armor
    Florida Institute of Technology and the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts present the annual textiles symposium, Uncommon Threads: Shaping Japanese Design, on Feb. 19-20.
  • Ruth Funk Center to Host Exhibit of Japanese Bamboo Sculpture
    Florida Tech Facility Only Sunshine State Site for Show MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology is pleased to announce its latest exhibit, Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art, an exhibition exploring the innovative shape bamboo art has taken since the mid-20th century. Modern Twist is on […]
  • Florida Tech’s Textile Center, Artist Bring Art Experience to University Park School
    MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology recently partnered with Brevard Public Schools’ Art Explorers Program to present a two-part outreach event with guest artist Marina Dempster. The project, titled “Super Heroes and the Power of Imagination,” focused on the transformative power of wearable art and the […]

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  • WFIT Hosts Market Day at Florida Tech Nov. 21
    MELBOURNE, FLA. — An open-air marketplace offering a variety of goods and products, from foods to jewelry, will pop up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday on Crawford Green on the campus of Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. Hosted by Florida Tech’s radio station, WFIT 89.5 FM, and happening on the lawn behind […]
  • Young Jazz Pianists Battle It Out In Inaugural Competition
    Music to Fill Gleason Saturday and Sunday MELBOURNE, FLA. — Jazz will fill Gleason Performing Arts Center this weekend as up and coming pianists battle for supremacy in the inaugural American Jazz Pianist Competition hosted by Florida Institute of Technology. Starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, for the semi-finals and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. […]
  • Christian Tamburr Records Album in New WFIT Studio
    Florida Tech Radio Station’s Cutting-Edge Performance Space Opening Aug. 4  MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s 89.5 FM WFIT radio station will open a state-of-the-art performance studio in its campus broadcast center on Aug. 4 for music and vocal recordings and live broadcasts. The 20-foot by 20-foot studio accommodates up to an eight-piece band. […]

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  • Florida Artist Michael Nemnich at Foosaner Center
    Show Runs Jan. 13-May 8, with Opening Reception Feb. 6. MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Renee Foosaner Education Center at Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum presents an exhibition of mixed-media art by Michael Nemnich. Featuring imaginative, intricately layered landscapes, Nemnich’s distinctive style has received acclaim along the Space Coast and across the nation. This […]
  • ‘Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray’ Opens Jan. 10 at Foosaner Art Museum
    MELBOURNE, FLA. —Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray, will run Jan. 10 through March 22, 2015, at Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum. This unique and powerful exhibition of more than three dozen photographic portraits of Kahlo provides an intimate look at Mexico’s most prolific and well-known female artist. In May 1931, […]
  • Hafer House Jazz to Perform at Foosaner Art Museum Dec. 5
    MELBOURNE, FLA. — The sounds of holiday-inspired jazz will fill the air Friday as the Foosaner Art Museum presents Hafer House Jazz. The performance, which is free to the public, takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. inside the Foosaner as the Eau Gallie Arts District celebrates its First Friday Art Walk and annual holiday tree lighting. […]

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