Calendar - Month

November 2017

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6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Harn on Tap
Enjoy local brews at Swamp Head Brewery and yummy bites from Mayflower Cellars while supporting the Harn. This event is open to the public and no RSVP is required. A voluntary donation of $20 at the door will help support the Harn’s exhibitions and programs and earn you a free pint!

 
 
11:00 am

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. 

 
 
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Family Day: Becoming You!
Enjoy a tour of portraiture in Becoming a Woman in the Age of the Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection. Discover similarities and differences between today and 18th century France through themes of childhood, family life, work and fashion. Together, make a poster about growing up, expressing yourself and imagining the future. A variety of art materials and useful templates will be provided. This program is ideal for families with children ages 5+, but all ages are welcome. 

 
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3:00 pm

Dance Performance: Black Noise
Using sound, movement and simple interactivity, visiting artist Elizabeth Efua Sutherland will explore black as a lament, a color, a meditation. This program is presented in collaboration with the UF Center for African Studies.

 
 
 
 
 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Museum Nights: Wonder Women
Get inspired by the wonder women of Becoming a Woman in the Age of the Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection! This dynamic evening event is for people of all genders and ages, and features activities, Art Blast tours, discussions and performances. Learn about being a woman in the past, and connect with campus and community groups that create community in the present. Respond, reflect, create and enjoy free food on this evening.

 
 
 
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3:00 pm

A Death in the Family: Women, Subjecthood and Violence in Academic Painting
Matthew Jarvis, UF Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern Art History, will discuss the role of subjectivity and the female body as it relates to violence in and around the time of the French Revolution of 1789. This talk, in Becoming a Woman in the Age of the Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection, will explore the function of competing narratives around the female form and what these narratives reveal about the social structure of the Academy.  

 

 
 
5:30 pm

Naziha Mestaoui. Projecting Biodiversity Through Art 
Media artist Naziha Mestaoui employs social media and dynamic public spectacle to engage participants with environmental issues. She will discuss ONE TREE, ONE PLANET, her UF project focusing on biodiversity, as well as her 2015 projection on the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Reception to follow.

 

 
 
 
 
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thursday, November 16, 7– 9 p.m.
This interactive, outdoor digital projection by artist Naziha Mestaoui takes inspiration from the Tree of Life and the idea that life is connected across the planet. The project joins aesthetics and science to activate people to change the world.
Note: This is an outdoor event. The Harn will be closed, but you may visit the Florida Museum for related programming.
 
 
 
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This interactive, outdoor digital projection by artist Naziha Mestaoui takes inspiration from the Tree of Life and the idea that life is connected across the planet. The project joins aesthetics and science to activate people to change the world.
Note: This is an outdoor event. The Harn will be closed, but you may visit the Florida Museum for related programming.
 
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3:00 pm

Ask an Artist: Portraiture and Identity
Join Richard Heipp, Bethany Taylor and Daniel Stepp in a public discussion about portraiture and identity in art, with a particular look at works in Becoming a Woman in the Age of the Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection. As artists and professors, their individual perspectives and practices will encourage new and varied ways of experiencing and thinking about portraiture in this exhibition and the genre broadly. Email eking@harn.ufl.edu with Subject Line “Ask an Artist” to submit a question in advance. 

 

 
 
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Thanksgiving Break Art Camp 2017
November 20-21
Ages 7-11
Cost: $100 ($90 for members)

This 2-day art camp provides a great opportunity for kids to get creative during Thanksgiving Break. Children will explore the galleries for inspiration and work on a variety of fun projects in different media. Additional activities such as art games and short films will keep kids lively and engaged. Instructor, Erin Curry, is a professional artist and experienced teacher. For more information contact register@harn.ufl.edu, or download a registration form.

 

 
 
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Thanksgiving Break Art Camp 2017
November 20-21
Ages 7-11
Cost: $100 ($90 for members)

This 2-day art camp provides a great opportunity for kids to get creative during Thanksgiving Break. Children will explore the galleries for inspiration and work on a variety of fun projects in different media. Additional activities such as art games and short films will keep kids lively and engaged. Instructor, Erin Curry, is a professional artist and experienced teacher. For more information contact register@harn.ufl.edu, or download a registration form.

 
 
 
 
 
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3:30 pm

Cool Colors 

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. 

 
 
 
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Harn Members will enjoy an exclusive night of holiday shopping with 20% off their purchases (double the membership discount). Light refreshments will be served. Become a Member for free here.