Gallery Talks

Sunday, April 2, 3 pm

The Art of Smallness: Looking at Asian Miniatures
Allysa B. Peyton, Assistant Curator of Asian Art  
Monumental works of art often overshadow small ones on display in museums. Yet, what makes a mini so exciting? Explore how issues of size, scale, modeling, ownership, production, and historical and contemporary functions of miniatures shaped the exhibition, Show Me the Mini.

Sunday, April 9, 3 pm 

Latin American Art: Collectors Reflect
Efraín Barradas, UF Professor, Center for Latin American Studies and Hector Puig, collector and proprietor of Hector Framing & Gallery, share their experiences with collecting works now on loan to the museum and on view in Spotlight: Latin America. Their loans include prints, paintings, a drawing and a santo by artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico.  

 

Discussions 

Saturday, April 8, 11 am – 12:30 pm 

Slow Art Day 
Join us for Slow Art Day, a worldwide celebration of art that encourages us all to slow down and appreciate the experience of looking.  After spending time with the art, visitors will get together with a discussion leader to share their discoveries over tea and treats.