Future Exhibitions

The Harn Museum of Art is dedicated to offering as much information as possible about our upcoming exhibitions in order to assist in planning your visit and to encourage collaboration with university and community partners. We will continue to update our future exhibition pages as plans and programs are solidified.


(detail) Pedro Pablo Oliva, "Fruticuba," from the series “Navegantes," 1993, oil on canvas, Private Collection

The Art of Pedro Pablo Oliva

March 2 - July 7, 2019
Harn Grandchildren Foyer

Cuban artist Pedro Pablo Oliva is known for his fantastical and provocative paintings and sculptures that reflect Cuba’s social and cultural life. This exhibition highlights five works representing two of his series, one on Fidel Castro and the other on Cuban immigration to the United States.  

Art of Inquiry: Juried Exhibition

March 5, 2019 - July 7, 2019
Julia C. and Budd H. Bishop Gallery

Established and emerging artists who reside in or have close ties to the Gainesville community have been selected to participate in the Art of Inquiry: Juried Exhibition. The exhibition includes works in most media, including painting, drawing, photography, print media, ceramic, sculpture and mixed media.

(detail) Tony Robbin, "D52," n.d., digital print, gift of Norma Canelas Roth and William D. Roth

Divergent Convergence: The Arts of Creativity, Discovery & Inquiry

March 31, 2019 – July 21, 2019
Gladys Gracy Harn Exhibition Hall

This exhibition, offered as a part of the University of Florida's campus-wide celebration of invention and creativity, will investigate and celebrate how various artists discover, question the past, re-interpret the present, and imagine the future. Drawn from the Harn Museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition will demonstrate the mindfulness of artists over the last century, encouraging discussions and investigations centered on multiple questions, such as: what are the roles of innovation and imagination in the visual arts; how are boundaries between the arts and other disciplines connected and/or broken down; and where are artists going next?

Yoruba artist, Nigeria, "Staffs for Ogboni Society (edan Ogboni)," 18th-19th century, Collection of Drs. John and Nicole Dintenfass

Peace, Power and Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa

March 17, 2020 - November 30, 2020
S.F.I. Rotunda

This exhibition will explore the roles of metal objects in sustaining, unifying and enhancing life in African communities, while demonstrating the aesthetic and expressive power of metal arts. Peace, Power, and Prestige will include a diverse range of iron, brass, bronze, gold, copper, silver, and alloyed works created by artists in West, Central, South and East Africa, between the 12th to 21st centuries. The selected objects are from the Harn Museum collection and private collections, most notably the John and Nicole Dintenfass collection.