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The Highwaymen Collection

The SFSC MOFAC Permanent Collection includes the Highwaymen Collection. Selections from this collection are usually on display throughout the exhibit season.

Traveling Exhibits: Florida’s Legendary Highwaymen

Florida Masters Collection

SFSC MOFAC is home to the Florida Masters Collection, one of the finest collections of contemporary Florida regional art. Selections from this collection are always on view in the museum. The collection includes Christopher Still, Clyde Butcher, John Costin, and Robert Butler.


Peter Powell Roberts Collection:

Featured throughout buildings on the SFSC Highlands County campus


Large Florida Bird Collection, featuring the works of John Costin:

Several works are featured in building B at the SFSC Highlands County campus


Lake Wales Ridge Collection

Works from from artists, such as Reed Bowman, M. Deyrup, Mollie Doctrow, Tim Lethbridge, John Moran, and Carlton Ward showcasing the natural beauty found in the Lake Wales Ridge area of Florida.  Select works are exhibited in either MOFAC or the Lower Lobby Gallery in the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts.


  Florida Cowboy Collection: photographs by John Kral

Select works are on display in the MOFAC bookstore.


Randle/Sheffield Collection                                            

Forty-seven photographs of the Seminole Indians, taken by Florence Randale and Phyliss Sheffield.

Catfish, Moonshine, Cattle on the Peavine:

Photos depicting the pioneer families of the Big Lake Region.


White Sand, Black Gold, and Sweet Water: History of the Heartland:

Through images of the landscape and interpretive text panels, this exhibit highlights the history of Highlands, Hardee, and DeSoto counties. The counties were linked historically when DeSoto was a larger county comprised of DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Charlotte, and Glades counties. Their sandy soils and citrus and cattle ranches that developed on the land link the counties geographically.









SFSC Annual Juried Student Art Show Awards & Reception

Land of Promise

Land of Promise

 Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity. 

- Daniel Barenboim