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Community Kick-Off: Feb. 24
ABC: Art by the Letter
Photographs by Joni Sternbach
Two realms often considered oppositional.
Community Kick-Off: The Art of Jacob Lawrence
Celebrate the opening of History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence with an afternoon full of art-making activities, tours, photo-ops, music, performances and free food! Visitors of all ages can explore the vibrant, colorful works by influential American artist Jacob Lawrence who recorded historical events of African-American life as well as vivid observations of dynamic city life in his native Harlem, New York City.
History, Labor, Life: Jacob Lawrence’s Visual Narratives
Following our Community Kick-Off: The Art of Jacob Lawrence, join Susan Cooksey, Curator of African Art on a tour focused on Lawrence’s visual narratives of African-American history and life. Together, explore Lawrence’s major themes of Emancipation, the Great Migration and the Civil Rights Movement.
Discover paintings, ceramics, sculpture and folk materials from the first several centuries CE through the early 20th century in the exhibition Korean Art: Collecting Treasures. In particular, hear from Jason Steuber, Cofrin Curator of Asian Art about research and conservation of the 17th century Bodhisattva, the focus of a recent article in Explore Magazine, Rekindling Korean Connections: Art and Science Converge in the Harn Museum’s Asian Wing.
Feb. 24, 3 pm
Feb. 25, 3 pm
Curator Talk by
Mar. 8, 6 - 9 pm
Tales of the Wing
The University of Florida’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art collaborates with university and community partners to inspire, educate and enrich people’s lives through art. The museum brings the joy of experiencing great works of art to diverse university, community, national and global audiences through relevant and enlightening art collections, exhibitions and learning opportunities.