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Museum Nights: Art for All!

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Art is for all and so is Museum Nights! Spend your evening engaging in diverse arts-based experiences that take place in the galleries, online and throughout the Harn. Endia Beal–a boundary-pushing socially engaged artist and TIME photographer of the year–will present a live stream talk to attend in the museum or online and educators will offer micro […]

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Gallery Talk: Crossing “Plural Domains”

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Jesús Fuenmayor, Director and Curator at the UF University Gallery and curator of the exhibition “Plural Domains,” will speak in the gallery about this remarkable exhibition of art by contemporary Latin American artists. This talk will highlight the work of individual artists who address contemporary social, political and aesthetic concerns in their art. In-person gallery tour and live-streamed to the […]

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Lecture & Book Signing: Emancipation Betrayed

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Paul Ortiz speaks about Black struggles and successes seeking political and economic justice in Florida well before the Civil Rights movement. This lecture, on the occasion of the exhibition Shadow to Substance, draws from Professor Ortiz’s book "Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of […]

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HESCAH Lecture: Black Art Futures

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Black Art Futures examines the state of the contemporary arts ecosystem to propose sustainable pathways for art, innovation and activism. Drawing on a book in progress of the same name, this talk is inspired by the current exhibition, Shadow to Substance, to demonstrate how photography, throughout its history, has played a key role in both […]

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Museum Nights: Vibrant Africa

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Join us for a vibrant evening featuring art, dance and music with the African Popular Music Ensemble; the Agbedidi Dance Ensemble and dancers from Nan Nkama Ensemble from Jacksonville. Featured artists include Aboubacar Soumah, Aboubacar Camara, Kenneth Metzler, Christa Sylla and more! You’ll also enjoy free refreshments out-of-doors and art-making. Free and open to all. […]

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Artist Panel: Plural Domains: Art in, of, from Latin America

University of Florida Gainesville

Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) Lecture presents speakers José Falconi (moderator) and panel participants Amalia Pica, Alice Miceli and José Gabriel Fernández: “Plural Domains: Art in, of, from Latin America” includes one art history lecture and a panel discussion comprised of internationally recognized artists and a scholar, each with a distinguished career […]

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Museum Nights: Art Excursion

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Embark on an after-hours museum adventure of art, tours, performances, activities and more! Experience an Immersive Opera by Composer Nathan Felix; engage with SOBER BABY Podcast to challenge your conception of addiction and sobriety; boost your language diversity awareness with Language Access in North Central Florida and explore our highlighted exhibition Plural Domains: Selected Works from the Cisneros Fontanals […]

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Tot Time

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Explore color, shape, pattern and other "tot interest" during this free program for children ages 2–5 and their caregivers. On the first Friday of the month, tots are invited to tour the Harn with a museum educator then participate in age-appropriate hands-on art projects. Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to […]

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Slow Art Day

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

When you take your time with art, you may be surprised at what you see! Slow Art Day is an annual global event that aims to transform the art-viewing experience. One day each year—April 2 in 2022—people all over the world visit local museums and galleries to look at five pieces of art for an […]

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Museum Nights: The Same, But Different

Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Rd, Gainesville

Picture this! A night at the museum filled with photography-themed activities, tours and yummy snacks. Put yourself – along with your friends – in the frame in The Same, But Different photobooth. Follow a curator on a tour of the new Copia II photography exhibition – this installation includes groupings of photographs that share “chance” similarities. Enjoy the galleries […]

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