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Second Thursday of Every Month from 6 to 9 pm
Join us for this once-a-month event where we are open in the evenings. Multiple activities and performances help our visitors connect with art in fun and interesting ways. Specific themes for each evening are below.
Refreshments are offered. Admission is free.
Thursday, September 12, 6 - 9 pm
Discover art and culture from across Latin America through exhibitions, tours, art-making activities and conversations with our student, faculty and community partners. Enjoy a film screening of De ollas y sueños (Cooking Up Dreams) by the Gainesville Latino Film Festival or dance performances by Center for World Arts/Harn Museum Choreographers-in-Residence. Participate in the gallery conversation Transcultural Engagements at 7 pm. Additional support for this evening provided by the UF Center for Latin American Studies.
Thursday, October 10, 6 - 9 pm
Enjoy an evening of innovation and interdisciplinary connections. View works of art and attend performances by Engineering faculty and students. Be experimental and creative with art-making challenges. Engage in the gallery conversation Mapping a Dialogue: Marginalized Youth and Literacy at 7 pm. Additional support for this evening provided by Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, University of Florida.
Thursday, November 14, 6 – 9 pm
Explore the creative work of UF studio faculty and find math in art with an exciting line-up of artist and faculty talks, Art Blast tours, dance, and rock music. Also, enjoy art making, imaginative gallery challenges presented by UF students, and meet out-of-the-box makers and thinkers from throughout Gainesville.
6 pm: Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History Lecture: “Roberto Obregón: Achroma Vanitas,” Luis Pérez-Oramas, Independent Scholar and Director Instituto Roesler
6:30 pm: Dance Performance: Center for World Arts/ Harn Museum Choreographers-in-Residence
7 pm: Gallery Talk: Art + Math with Kevin Knudson, UF Prof. of Mathematics
7:30 pm: Gallery Talk: Concerning the Erotic with Bob Mueller, UF Assoc. Prof. of Printmaking
8 pm: Music Performance: Ramblin’ Mutts Blues Band
December 12: Our 352
January 9: Picture This: Home + Abroad
February 13: Beyond the Mask
March 12: Avenues of Exchange
April 9: Art Voyager
May 14: Arty Party
June 11: Alice in Museumland
July 9: Art Olympics
Museum Nights is an ongoing program made possible by University of Florida Student Government and the Office of the Provost.
I love the Harn. The art is so full of poetry its inspiring. I love Museum Nights when we set up a table and invite visitors to sit down with us and do a little creative writing about the art they've seen.