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April 2017

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3:00 pm

The Art of Smallness: Looking at Asian Miniatures

Allysa B. Peyton, Assistant Curator of Asian Art  
Monumental works of art often overshadow small ones on display in museums. Yet, what makes a mini so exciting? Explore how issues of size, scale, modeling, ownership, production, and historical and contemporary functions of miniatures shaped the exhibition, Show Me the Mini.

 
 
 
 
 
 
11:00 am

Museum on the Move 

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. 

 
 
11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Slow Art Day

Join us for Slow Art Day, a worldwide celebration of art that encourages us all to slow down and appreciate the experience of looking.  After spending time with the art, visitors will get together with a discussion leader to share their discoveries over tea and treats.

 

 
 
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Honey I Shrunk the Art  

Discover a miniature world of art on an itsy-bitsy tour of the Asian art exhibition Show Me the Mini. Together, make miniature paintings of a treasured place for a tiny person to enjoy. This program is ideal for families with children ages 5 – 11, but all ages are welcome. 

 

 
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3:00 pm

Latin American Art: Collectors Reflect

Efraín Barradas, UF Professor, Center for Latin American Studies and Hector Puig, collector and proprietor of Hector Framing & Gallery, share their experiences with collecting works now on loan to the museum and on view in Spotlight: Latin America. Their loans include prints, paintings, a drawing and a santo by artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico.  

 

 
 
 
 
 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sharing Eruope 

Experience art, culture and languages from across Europe during this exciting evening of activities, tours, performances. Additional support for this evening provided by the UF Center for European Studies.

 
 
 
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12:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Plexi-Etching and Monotype Workshop

Fee: $80 ($70 Harn members)
Etchings from the exhibition Meant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery inspire this beginner’s workshop led by local artist Leslie Peebles of Sweetwater Print Co-operative. Students will etch their drawings into plexiglass plates and create a series of prints using water-based inks, watercolor monotype processes and a printing press. Materials included. Class size limited to 12 students. 

 

 
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3:30 pm

Picturing Me 

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. 

 
 
 
 
 
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