GNVMuseums

  1. Museum Nights: Africa Everywhere

    Join us for a lively evening celebrating the beauty of the arts of Africa and the African diaspora, including the Harn’s newest exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture. Enjoy local dance and music with the UF Afro Pop and Agbedidi Ensembles, featuring remarkable artists…

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  2. Art and Mindfulness: Stilling the Mind, Opening the Senses

    This series of guided meditations, led by instructors from the UF Mindfulness team, is inspired by art in the Harn collections and held at the museum. Take a break from your regular schedule to slow down, experience stillness, and re-charge. Forty minutes of guided meditation…

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  3. Gallery Talk: Posing Beauty: Conversations around Black Beauty

    In this talk, Jade Powers will lead visitors through a deeper exploration of themes within the exhibition: “Constructing a Pose,” “Body and Image,” and “Modeling Beauty and Beauty Contests” and explore the complex and evolving relationship between beauty and art in contemporary art and culture.

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  4. HESCAH Talk: Women Artists in 20th Century China: A Prehistory of the Contemporary

    This talk will reflect on two intersecting themes, the rise of women as artists and as female subjects for art, in the context of the evolving status of women in twentieth-century China. Against the backdrop of the nascent modern education for women and the emergence…

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  5. HESCAH Talk: Calligraphic Language in Contemporary Chinese Art

    Calligraphy entered contemporary Chinese art at the time modernist art reappeared in China in the 1980s, and gradually became an important component in contemporary art. Because the Chinese written language is partially ideographic and partially pictographic, calligraphy-related works can be categorized into a few groups….

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  6. The Gainesville Music Scene in the 1970s: Featuring the Great Southern Music Hall and the Photography of John Moran

    Free Registration – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-gainesville-music-scene-in-the-1970s-tickets-523098149647 Zoom Registration – https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PFz-JuiISDy8azM9sTa3_w Between 1974 and 1978, the top concert venue in Gainesville was the Great Southern Music Hall, located inside the historic Florida Theatre at 233 West University Avenue. Jeffrey Meldon and Jim Forsman purchased the venue and transformed…

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  7. Reinventing the Traditional Cookbook: The Kitchen and the Studio

    Free Registration – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reinventing-the-traditional-cookbook-tickets-517875759337 Zoom Registration – https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pJMXoku0RR6RKmbKEzOpVw “The Kitchen and the Studio: A Memoir of Food and Art” offers a sparkling, imaginative rendition of a traditional cookbook. Part memoir, part art book and part love story, this one-of-a-kind cookbook captures the beauty and essence…

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  8. Good Day Sunshine State, The Beatles in 1964 Florida

    Free Registration – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/good-day-sunshine-state-the-beatles-in-1964-florida-tickets-510890736947 Zoom Registration – https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xyd6q3mMTKmCQE4baUyyvg Author Bob Kealing takes us through the momentous two weeks the Beatles spent in 1964 Florida: Miami Beach, Key West and Jacksonville. His lecture will include their seismic influence on a fraternity of future Rock and Roll…

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