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Art in the Age of the Anthropocene
Posters from "The Great Catastrophe"
Portraits from the Photography Collection
What is Art?
Enjoy a fun and imaginative afternoon of art. Take a tour and explore a variety of materials and mediums from artists around the world. Discover your favorite works of art then sculpt a 3-D creation and make a sun print with unusual objects. This program is ideal for families with children ages 5 – 11, but all ages are welcome.
Film Screening: Pulling Teeth From A Polar Bear
This documentary takes viewers to remote St. Lawrence Island in Alaska to hear from members of the Yupik community who have been affected by toxins in the environment. The film is produced by Jacqueline Allegra Curnick, who received her MDP in Sustainable Development Practice from UF in 2018.
This film project was supported by the Mary M. James Inspiration Fund of the Harn Museum of Art. Discussion to follow. (Film, 18 mins, 2018)
Collector Talk: The Great Catastrophe
Robert Sanchez will discuss his experiences as an art collector, including his collection of vintage posters and prints on view in The Great Catastrophe: Remembering WWI, 1914 – 1918, which he co-curated with Carol McCusker, Curator of Photography. Robert and Elizabeth Sanchez collect 20th century photographs, prints and other works on paper. Selections from their photography collection were included in the 2018 exhibition State of Excellence - Treasures from Florida Private Collections at the Orlando Museum of Art.
Sept. 30, 3 pm
"The Great Catastrophe"
Art of Inquiry:
Apply by October 15
Sept 23, 3 pm
Rapid Change/Short Time
"The World to Come"
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.