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Recent News Releases

 

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

Harn Museum presents "Posing Beauty in African American Culture"

Released Jan. 11, 2023

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.

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Harn Museum of Art Announces "Art After Dark"

Released Dec. 3, 2022

The University of Florida’s Harn Museum of Art is excited to introduce "Art After Dark." Thanks to a private grant of $300,000 the museum will remain open to the public until 9 pm every Thursday beginning Jan. 5, 2023. The extended hours offer Harn visitors more time to explore the permanent collection, experience special exhibitions, shop in the store and enjoy food and drinks while listening to music in the museum’s rotunda.

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(detail) Kang Tao, (c. 1693 – c. 1763), "Ladies with Children in a Garden," 1721, ink and color on silk

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

Released Feb. 28, 2022

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 women as consumers of art. The exhibition will be on view from March 1, 2022 to March 24, 2024.

Frank Henry Shapleigh, "Fort Marion from San Marco Pier, St. Augustine, Florida," 1887, Harn Museum of Art, The Florida Art Collection, Gift of Samuel H. and Roberta T. Vickers 1887, Harn Museum of Art, The Florida Art Collection, Gift of Samuel H. and Roberta T. Vickers

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

Released May 16, 2022

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.