Museum Nights

Second Thursday of Every Month from 6 to 9 pm
Join us for this once-a-month event where we are open in the evenings. Multiple activities and performances help our visitors connect with art in fun and interesting ways. Specific themes for each evening are below.

Refreshments are offered. Admission is free.

Video by Amanda Hill


Beyond the Mask 

Thursday, February 13, 6 - 9 pm
Immerse yourself in exhibitions that feature contemporary and historical art by artists from across Africa and the African diaspora, working in ceramics, oil paint, masquerades, photography and more. Enjoy jewelry making, dance performances and Art Blast Tours. Meet campus and community organizations representing a range of cultural perspectives and goals. Additional support provided by the UF Center for African Studies.


Future Museum Nights:

March 12: Avenues of Exchange
April 9: Art Voyager
May 14: Arty Party
June 11: Alice in Museumland
July 9: Art Olympics 


Are you a college student? 

Learn how to get involved further with Museum Nights here.


Museum Nights is an ongoing program made possible by University of Florida Student Government and the Office of the Provost.


For past winning submissions, explore these links:



Harn Voices

I love the Harn. The art is so full of poetry its inspiring. I love Museum Nights when we set up a table and invite visitors to sit down with us and do a little creative writing about the art they've seen.

Debora Greger

Harn Poet-in-Residence