Jacob Lawrence

Community Kick-Off: Feb. 24

D is for Dance

ABC: Art by the Letter

VAST: Sea, Salt, Sand, Sky

Photographs by Joni Sternbach

Poetic and Political

Two realms often considered oppositional.


Happening at the Harn

  • Today's Hours:
    11:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tomorrow's Hours:
    11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  • Community Kick-Off Feb 24

    Community Kick-Off: The Art of Jacob Lawrence
    Celebrate the opening of History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence with an afternoon full of art-making activities, tours, photo-ops, music, performances and free food! Visitors of all ages can explore the vibrant, colorful works by influential American artist Jacob Lawrence who recorded historical events of African-American life as well as vivid observations of dynamic city life in his native Harlem, New York City.

    For updates, visit harn.ufl.edu/familyprograms and follow the Harn on Facebook.  


  • Curator Talk Feb 24

    History, Labor, Life: Jacob Lawrence’s Visual Narratives
    Following our Community Kick-Off: The Art of Jacob Lawrence, join Susan Cooksey, Curator of African Art on a tour focused on Lawrence’s visual narratives of African-American history and life. Together, explore Lawrence’s major themes of Emancipation, the Great Migration and the Civil Rights Movement.


  • Curator Talk Feb 25

    Explore Korea
    Discover paintings, ceramics, sculpture and folk materials from the first several centuries CE through the early 20th century in the exhibition Korean Art: Collecting Treasures. In particular, hear from Jason Steuber, Cofrin Curator of Asian Art about research and conservation of the 17th century Bodhisattva, the focus of a recent article in Explore Magazine, Rekindling Korean Connections: Art and Science Converge in the Harn Museum’s Asian Wing.  



The University of Florida’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art collaborates with university and community partners to inspire, educate and enrich people’s lives through art. The museum brings the joy of experiencing great works of art to diverse university, community, national and global audiences through relevant and enlightening art collections, exhibitions and learning opportunities.

Community Kick-Off

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