Feb 28, 2023

She/Her/Hers Exhibition Examines Roles of Women in Chinese Art

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is exploring the intersecting roles of women in the arts of premodern, modern and contemporary China in a new exhibition titled She/Her/Hers: Women in the Arts of China. More than 50 works of painting, calligraphy, embroidery, photography, ceramic, bronze, jade, lacquer and silver, spanning the 7th century to the present, will showcase work by women, women as pictorial subjects, and...

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Ken Ramsay, Susan Taylor, as Model, c. 1970s, Courtesy of Susan Taylor
Jan 11, 2023

Harn Museum of Art presents Posing Beauty in African American Culture

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is bringing to Gainesville the nationally-touring exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture. More than 100 works of art by more than 45 artists and photographers will explore the ways in which African and African American beauty has been represented in historical and contemporary contexts. Posing Beauty will be on view from Jan. 31 to June 4, 2023. Throughout the...

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May 16, 2022

Harn Museum of Art Presents “Painting St. Augustine” at The Governor’s House Cultural Center and Museum

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is presenting a new exhibition, Painting St. Augustine: Selections from the Samuel H. and Roberta T. Vickers Collection, at The Governor’s House Cultural Center and Museum, St. Augustine, FL. The exhibition, featuring works by more than twenty artists who captured vibrant landscapes and city views of St. Augustine, opened May 13, 2022 and be on view through May of 2023....

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Feb 7, 2022

Harn Museum of Art Appoints New Curator of Contemporary Art

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of Jade Powers as Curator of Contemporary Art following a nation-wide search. Powers will assume her new position on Apr. 1, 2022. She joins the Harn from the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri where she curated more than ten permanent collection and special exhibitions since being appointed as Assistant Curator...

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Oct 15, 2021

Rebecca and Paul Nagy First to Contribute to Harn Museum’s Expansion

The Harn’s retired director and her husband donated $1 million toward a new multi-purpose wing that will house a one-of-a-kind Florida-themed art collection. Rebecca Nagy watched over UF’s Harn Museum of Art for 16 years as its director. She is now retired and living in Tampa, where her husband Paul is Vice President for Strategic Planning and Analysis at Hillsborough Community College. The Nagys are still looking after the campus treasure. This...

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Oct 6, 2021

Florida Impressions Exhibition Opens at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum of Art

The exhibition includes more than fifty paintings depicting the state’s environment, people and history, and celebrates the transformative gift of 1,200 works of art from Sam and Robbie Vickers; includes works by Martin Johnson Heade, Thomas Moran and Louis Comfort Tiffany. Florida Impressions: Gift of Samuel H. and Roberta T. Vickers celebrates the transformative gift from Sam and Robbie Vickers who formed one of the most extensive collections of Floridathemed...

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