Susan Cooksey
Jan 26, 2021

Curator of African Art, Susan Cooksey Retires from the Harn Museum of Art

Dr. Susan Cooksey, curator of African art at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida retired on November 30, 2020. Cooksey joined the staff in 2000 working in the curatorial department, and in 2005 became the museum’s first curator of African art. During her curatorial career spanning nearly twenty years, she has made a significant impact on the development of the Harn’s collection and exhibitions of African...

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Returnal by Radcliffe Bailey
Sep 22, 2020

Harn Museum of Art Celebrates 30th Anniversary with New Exhibitions and Virtual Events

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida opened its doors 30 years ago on September 22, 1990. Since then, the Harn has served a growing diverse audience of more than 2.5 million visitors with a broad range of exhibitions and programs, made accessible through free admission. The museum invites the public to celebrate the Harn’s 30th anniversary by viewing new exhibitions and attending the first of many...

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D52 By Tony Robbins
Mar 26, 2019

Harn Museum of Art Celebrates the Arts of Creativity, Discovery and Inquiry in New Exhibition

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida celebrates creativity, discovery and inquiry through its newest exhibition Divergent Convergence opening March 31. Offered as part of the University of Florida’s campus-wide, year-long celebration of invention and creativity, the exhibition investigates how various artists discover and question the past, reinterpret the present, and imagine the future. Divergent Convergence: The Arts of Creativity, Discovery & Inquiry will be on view...

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People's House by Jay Shoots
Mar 4, 2019

Gainesville Regional Artists Featured in Art of Inquiry: Juried Exhibition at the Harn Museum of Art

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida will feature the work of 52 well-known and emerging artists who reside in or have ties to the Gainesville region in its newest exhibition, Art of Inquiry: Juried Exhibition. This exhibition reveals new perspectives and questions the commonplace as artists explore visible environments, create unseen worlds and push the limits of media. Art of Inquiry will be on display from...

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