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Recent News Releases

 

(detail) Gabriel Orozco, "Spider House," 2001, Cibachrome, museum purchase, funds provided by the Caroline Julier and James G. Richardson Acquisition Fund

The Andy Warhol Foundation Awards $100,000 to Harn for Exhibition Focusing on Environment

Released April 18, 2017

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts recently awarded $100,000 to the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida in support of its exhibition The World to Come opening September 18, 2018. More.

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Hakuzan Asai, "Miniature Album," 19th century, Album of 12 leaves, ink and color on paper, Museum purchase, funds provided by the Kathleen M. Acquisition Endowment

Harn Museum of Art Displays Miniature Works of Asian Art in “Show Me the Mini”

Released March 2, 2017

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is marking the five-year anniversary of the opening of the David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing with a new exhibition titled Show Me the Mini. The exhibition will feature more than 100 miniature works from the Harn’s Asian art collection dating from the Neolithic period to the present. Show Me the Mini will be on view from March 21, 2017 to Nov. 25, 2018. More

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Francisco Goya, (Detail) "Modo de volar (A Way of Flying), also known as Donde hay ganas hay maña (Where There's a Will There's a Way), from the series Los disparates (Los proverbios)," ca. 1816–19, published 1864 (first edition), Etching, aquatint, and drypoint, The Arthur Ross Collection

Harn Museum of Art Displays European Prints that are “Meant to Be Shared”

Released Jan. 18, 2017

Meant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery will be on view at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida from Jan. 31 to May 28, 2017. The exhibition will feature nearly two hundred 18th- to 20th-century Italian, French and Spanish prints. These represent highlights of the more than 1,200 prints donated by the Arthur Ross Foundation to Yale University Art Gallery in 2012. More.

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The Henry Luce Foundation Awards More than $13 Million Nationally Includes $282,000 awarded to the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida

Released Jan. 11, 2017

The Henry Luce Foundation recently awarded more than $13 million in grants that will advance the Foundation’s commitments to the development of intellectual leaders and public dissemination of knowledge. The Harn Museum of Art was one of seven institutions to receive an award from the Asia Program which is dedicated to fostering cultural and intellectual exchanges between the United States and the countries of East and Southeast Asia. The Harn Museum of Art will receive $282,000 for creating scholarly and public resources for improved understanding of Asia in the United States. More

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Justine Kurland, (detail) "Sheep Wranglers," 2001, Museum purchase, funds provided by the Caroline Julier and James G. Richardson Art Acquisition Fund

Harn Museum of Art Exhibition Highlights Influential Women Artists

Released Oct. 6, 2016

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida celebrates the accomplishments of 40 international women artists in a new exhibition titled Intra-Action: Women Artists from the Harn Collection. The exhibition presents more than 70 works by artists working from the mid-20th century to the present. These women artists transformed the course of art by introducing new forms and media while seeking gender equality in a male-dominated art world. Kerry Oliver-Smith, Harn Curator of Contemporary Art, will introduce this new exhibition with a gallery talk on Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. The exhibition will be on view through July 16, 2017. More

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Release Archives

 

Oct. 27, 2017
Passing of Founding Harn Museum of Art Director Budd Harris Bishop

   
May 31, 2016 
Portraits of Frida Kahlo opens this Summer at the Harn Museum of Art
August 2, 2016 
International Artists Record the Impact of War on People and their Environments in New Exhibition at the Harn Museum of Art

April 6, 2016 
UF Cultural Plaza Celebrates Earth Day on April 16

   

March 11, 2016 
"Access Art: Touch Tours" Provides Tactile Art Experience

   

Feb. 9, 2016
Harn Conserves Paintings by Jamini Roy through a Generous Donation

 

 

Jan. 27, 2016
Harn Exhibition Features Artists’ Engagement with Nature

 

 

Jan. 17, 2016 
Harn Receives Significant Gift of Tiffany and Steuben Glass

   

December 18, 2015
National Endowment for the Arts Awards $55,000 to the Harn

 

 

December 15, 2015
The Andy Warhol Foundation Awards $88,000 Grant to Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida

 

 

Oct. 15, 2015
Harn Receives Major Gifts in Honor of 25th Anniversary

 

Solo :: Together | 50th Annual UF Art Faculty Exhibition - See more at: http://harn.ufl.edu.s179884.gridserver.com/pressresources#sthash.PjwvlKR...

Sept 4, 2015
Harn Celebrate Anniversary with
Works Highlighting 25 Years

July 21, 2015
Harn holds "25 Candles" Birthday Benefit

July 7, 2015
Harn Museum of Art Celebrates 25th Anniversary

May 28, 2015
Hoppé Portraits: Society, Studio and Street

Jan. 23, 2015
Harn Releases Digital Membership Card App

Jan. 8, 2015
Monet and American Impressionism

Oct. 17, 2014
Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese
Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection