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October 2017

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3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Educator Open House
Pre-K through 12th-grade educators are invited to the Harn and Florida Museum to learn about resources and learning experiences in Gainesville that are available to teachers throughout North Central Florida.

All educator events will provide ACPS teachers with 3 in-service points for participation. Non-ACPS can also participate. Learn more and register at harn.ufl.edu/k-12
 

 
 
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Harn Member pARTy
Join us in celebrating the exhibition Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection. Not a Harn Member? Sign up online for free at harn.ufl.edu/join and we’ll see you at the pARTy!

Learn more about these events and RSVP at harn.ufl.edu/parties-events.

 
 
 
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3:00 pm

Girl Talk: A Conversation about Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment
Join Melissa Hyde, Curator of Becoming a Woman and UF Professor of Art History, and Maura Gleeson, ABD in Art History at UF, for a conversational tour of the exhibition.

 

 
 
 
 
 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Art in Engineering
View works of art and attend performances by UF College of Engineering faculty and students. Express your inner-engineer through art-making for all ages. Additional support for this evening provided by the UF College of Engineering.

 
 
8:00 pm

Dangerous Liasons (Frears, 1988)
This is the first film in a three-part series to be screened by Films Under the Stars in conjunction with the exhibition Becoming A Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection. Screenings will be held at the UF College of the Arts, Fine Arts Plaza on the UF campus.

Learn more here.

 
 
 
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3:00 pm

"Banshee"
Haley Simmons, Center for World Arts / Harn Museum Choreographer-in-Residence, will present her senior thesis work in Becoming a Woman. This work of dance theatre, incorporating movement and verbalized text, examines the role of fine art, popular culture and folklore in the subjugation, victimization and criminalization of women.

 
 
 
 
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

CANCELLED: Art Educator Workshop: Art, Identity & Social Change
K-12 Art educators will investigate art as a catalyst for social change by taking an in-depth look at Becoming a Woman and a preview of The Prints of Jacob Lawrence.

All educator events will provide ACPS teachers with 3 in-service points for participation. Non-ACPS can also participate. Learn more and register at harn.ufl.edu/k-12.

 
 
 
6:00 pm

Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century
A Symposium in Honor of Mary D. Sheriff

Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 22

Friday, October 20
6 p.m. 

Introduction: Keith Luria, Department of History, North Carolina State University

Keynote Lecture: “The Woman Artist and the Uncovering of the Social World”
Lynn Hunt, University of California, Los Angeles

Reception to follow

All Symposium lectures are open to the public. For a complete schedule, please visit harn.ufl.edu/lectures-talks 

 

 
 
9:30 am to 5:15 pm

Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century
A Symposium in Honor of Mary D. Sheriff

Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22

Saturday, October 21
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Moderator: Melissa Hyde, School of Art and Art History, University of Florida 

9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. 
“Fashion in Time:  Visualizing Costume in the Eighteenth Century”
Susan Siegfried, University of Michigan
 
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. 
“Beauty is a letter of credit”
Nina Dubin, University of Illinois, Chicago
 
11:45 a.m. – Noon  
Break 
 
Noon – 1 p.m. 
“Chardin: Gender and Interiority”
Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Harvard University
 
1 – 2 p.m. 
Lunch (on your own) 

2 – 5:15 p.m.
Moderator: Ann Bermingham, Department of History of Art & Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara

2 – 3 p.m. 
“The Global Allure of the Porcelain Room”
Meredith Martin, New York University
 
3 – 4 p.m. 
“Pictured Together? Questions of Gender, Race, and Social Rank in The Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray”
Jennifer Germann, Ithaca College
 
4 – 4:15 p.m
Break 
 
4:15 – 5:15 p.m
“Becoming an Animal in the Age of Enlightenment”
Amy Freund, Southern Methodist University

All lectures are open to the public. For a complete schedule, please visit harn.ufl.edu/lectures-talks 

 

 
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9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century
A Symposium in Honor of Mary D. Sheriff

Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22

Sunday, October 22
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
Moderator: Sheryl Kroen, Department of History, University of Florida 

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. 
“Marguerite Lecomte's Smile: Portrait of a Woman Engraver”
Mechthild Fend, University College London
 
10:15 – 11:15 a.m
“Exceptional, but not Exceptions: Women Artists in the Age of Revolution”
Paris Spies-Gans, Princeton University
 
11:15 – 11:30 a.m.  
Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m
Closing Discussion 

All lectures are open to the public. For a complete schedule, please visit harn.ufl.edu/lectures-talks 

 
 
 
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Women of Culture at the UF Cultural Plaza
Harn Museum: 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: 7:30 p.m. performance
Discover remarkable art and music by women in the 18th century. At the Harn, enjoy tours in the exhibition Becoming a Woman prior to the performance of “The Other Mozart”—the untold story of Mozart’s prodigy sister at the Phillips Center. Harn admission is free. Tickets to “The Other Mozart” are available at: performingarts.ufl.edu/tickets.

 
 
 
8:00 pm

Kamikaze Girls (Nakashima, 2004)
This is the third film in a three-part series to be screened by Films Under the Stars in conjunction with the exhibition Becoming A Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection. Screenings will be held at the UF College of the Arts, Fine Arts Plaza on the UF campus.

Learn more here.

 
 
 
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3:00 pm

Exploring the Tree of Life
Join Professors Doug and Pam Soltis, faculty in the Florida Museum of Natural History, as they discuss artist depictions of Florida species and the global importance of biodiversity in the interactive exhibition The Tree of Life

 
 
 
3:30 pm

Monster Art (costumes welcome)

Children ages 2 – 5 and their families tour the Harn, exploring color, shape, pattern and other “tot” interests. Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to register.