Becoming a Woman

In the Age of Enlightenment:
French Art from The Horvitz Collection

Poetic and Political

Two realms often considered oppositional.

The Same But Different

Rediscovering Harn Photographs

Show Me the Mini

100 Miniature Works from 3,000 BCE


Happening at the Harn

  • Today's Hours:
    1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Tomorrow's Hours: (closed)

We will be closed Oct. 18 and 19 to prepare for an event as required by UF Administration. Parking and navigation through the area will be impacted.

Upcoming Events

  • Symposium Oct 22

    Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century
    A Symposium in Honor of Mary D. Sheriff

    Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22

    Sunday, October 22
    9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 
    Moderator: Sheryl Kroen, Department of History, University of Florida 

    9:15 – 10:15 a.m. 
    “Marguerite Lecomte's Smile: Portrait of a Woman Engraver”
    Mechthild Fend, University College London
    10:15 – 11:15 a.m
    “Exceptional, but not Exceptions: Women Artists in the Age of Revolution”
    Paris Spies-Gans, Princeton University
    11:15 – 11:30 a.m.  

    11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m
    Closing Discussion 

    All lectures are open to the public. For a complete schedule, please visit 

  • Women of Culture at the UF Cultural Plaza Oct 24

    Women of Culture at the UF Cultural Plaza
    Harn Museum: 5 – 7:30 p.m.
    Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: 7:30 p.m. performance
    Discover remarkable art and music by women in the 18th century. At the Harn, enjoy tours in the exhibition Becoming a Woman prior to the performance of “The Other Mozart”—the untold story of Mozart’s prodigy sister at the Phillips Center. Harn admission is free. Tickets to “The Other Mozart” are available at:

  • Film Screening Oct 26

    Kamikaze Girls (Nakashima, 2004)
    This is the third film in a three-part series to be screened by Films Under the Stars in conjunction with the exhibition Becoming A Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection. Screenings will be held at the UF College of the Arts, Fine Arts Plaza on the UF campus.

    Learn more here.

  • Gallery Talk Oct 29

    Exploring the Tree of Life
    Join Professors Doug and Pam Soltis, faculty in the Florida Museum of Natural History, as they discuss artist depictions of Florida species and the global importance of biodiversity in the interactive exhibition The Tree of Life


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