# How Many Ounces in a Cup?

If you’re wondering how many Ounces in a Cup, then you’ve come to the right place! The LSU School of Art has put together an 8 Fluid Ounces exhibition, a wonderful showcase of student artwork. You can see the works of these artists at the Glassell Gallery at the LSU School of Art, and they’re sure to catch your eye!

## The Sketch Line About Cup

What is a cup? It is a common kitchen tool, used to measure and pour water, as well as to hold and serve food. Although there are different variations, the scalability of the unit is fairly consistent. The volume of the unit is measured in milliliters. In the US, a cup is 236.6 ml. A fl oz is 30 ml, while a tablespoon is 14.7 milliliters. There are also metric equivalents.

As you might expect, the cup is the smallest of the lot, though there are notable differences in size and shape. For example, the largest cup in the US is 227.3 ml, while a metric cup is 250 ml. In the UK, the largest size is a hefty 5 fl oz (but that’s about 650 ml, which isn’t a cup).

There are many other kitchen tools. One that deserves a special mention is the ginormous mug. This is a receptacle whose capacity is not known for certain, but it is thought to be somewhere in the region of a half-gallon. Among other things, it is an excellent measure of iced tea or coffee, and can be easily converted to a cup of water or a cup of milk.

## How Many Ounces in a Cup?

If you are like most people, you have probably asked yourself at least once, “How many ounces in a cup?” We can say that cups hold 8 ounces (by weight) and 4 ounces (by volume). However, the cup you are using may not be measuring exactly 8 ounces. This is because cups are made of graduated sizes. The difference between these two measurements is known as the error of the cup. For example, if you were to fill a measuring cup with water and measure the amount of water, it might measure 6. Also Read – How Many Fluid Ounces Are in a Gallon?

### LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery’s 8 Fluid Ounces exhibition

The LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery will host 8 Fluid Ounces, the sixth edition of the national invitational ceramic cup exhibition. This popular show features over 100 unique cups by artists across the country.

Some of the work featured includes the work of Brett Freundly, Kat and Roger, Brian Jones, Klai Brown, Matthew Levi Jorgenson, and more. Many of the cups are for sale. You can see the exhibit in the Glassell Gallery on the LSU campus through May 26.

There is an opening reception for the exhibition on March 17 from 5-9pm. Following the reception, there will be a special alumni and friends event on March 18 from 6-8pm. Additionally, a lecture by Nari Ward, an LSU professor of sculpture, will be held on January 29.

8 Fluid Ounces will be open from Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 5pm. There is also a closing reception on Friday, December 20, from 2 to 4pm at Foster Gallery on the LSU campus. Both are free and open to the public. If you are interested in learning more about the exhibit, please contact the College of Art + Design at 985-549-4400.