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  1. “Cuban Ingenuity: The Artistry of the Everyday Inventor” Opening Day

    The cornerstone of Bulla Cubana 2019 is an exhibition entitled Cuban Ingenuity – The Artistry of Everyday Inventor. The exhibit opens to the public at Gainesville’s new Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention on March 10. Through videos, photographs, and objects collected for the Cade…

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  2. Stainless Steele Bones – A Lecture by Cuban Artist Esterio Segura

    When Cuban artist Esterio Segura was traveling from Havana to an art exhibition in Guantanamo a car accident changed his life. Through many orthopedic procedures, Segura reclaimed his life and his artistic abilities. Hear Segura’s story and the artistry behind orthopedic. Refreshments will be served…

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  3. Tropical Geometry Workshop

    Explore geometry, abstraction and mixed media painting through this workshop inspired by the art of Cuban artist Amelia Pelaez. Fans of our traditional botanical illustration classes will enjoy the opportunity to utilize line, symmetry and pattern to represent tropical plants and architectural elements in a…

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  4. Artist Talk by Eduardo Sarmiento

    As part of Bulla Cubana, join us for an artist talk by Eduardo Sarmiento, as he shares his inspiration for the current exhibit iNTIMATE STATES curated by Anne E. Gilroy. In over two dozen powerful drawings, Sarmiento allows us to witness his potent connections to…

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  5. Florida Museum and UF Geological Sciences host ‘Can You Dig It?’ March 16

    Dig into geology and discover the Earth at your feet during this fun-for-all-ages geology event! Presented in partnership with the University of Florida department of geological sciences and the Gainesville Gem and Mineral Society, enjoy hands-on activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16…

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  6. Re-Evaluating Women’s Page Journalism in the Post-World War II Era

    The Matheson History Museum is excited to welcome back Kimberly Wilmot Voss to discuss her latest book “Re-Evaluating Women’s Page Journalism in the Post-World War II Era” in celebration of Women’s History Month. “Re-Evaluating Women’s Page Journalism in the Post-World War II Era tells the…

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  7. Cuba’s Social and Cultural Life: Panel Discussion featuring Cuban artist Pedro Pablo Olivia

    Join us for a discussion inspired by the work of Cuban artist Pedro Pablo Oliva, whose fantastical and provocative paintings and sculptures address multiple aspects of Cuban life during the last half century, from utopian zeal and delusions to power politics, moral contradictions, social turmoil,…

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  8. From Segregation to Black Lives Matter: An African American Oral History Symposium

    The symposium will feature panels, films, exhibits, performances, and lectures on many different facets of Black History. The event will bring together scholars, educators, and community organizers to discuss how to infuse African American history in K-12, higher education and social justice organizing on a…

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