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History, Labor, Life
ABC: Art by the Letter
Photographs by Joni Sternbach
Two realms often considered oppositional.
Film + Discussion: No Fear, Only Joy
This film portrays how artist Sandra Murphy-Pak, who is living with ALS, breaks the bounds of physical limitations to create works of art that express her inner creative universe and illustrate the cyclical nature of all things in life. Refreshments will be provided at 5:30 pm and the film will start at 6 pm. Q&A with the artist will follow. (English, 20 mins)
Sandra holds a BFA in painting from the Atlanta College of Art and a Master's in Arts Education from the University of Florida. She is the mother of three daughters and has worked with UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine for more than a decade, creating community driven projects in the United States and in Africa, and as an artist in residence at the hospital.
Gallery Talk: The Life and Image of Toussaint L'Ouverture
David Geggus, UF Professor of History, will discuss the dramatic career of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the slave who became a statesman, and some of the controversies surrounding his life and public image in relation to the series The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, 15 silkscreen prints on view in History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence.
May 19, 12 - 3 pm
Arts and Minds
Apr. 22, 3 pm
The Prints of
May 10, 6 - 9 pm
A is for Alligator
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.