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(detail) BAI Ming, "Landscape Triptych," 2009, Gift of the School of Art and Art History

Harn Displays a Century of East Asian Landscapes Addressing the Modern and Traditional

Released Dec. 18, 2018

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida welcomes the new year with an innovative exhibition in the David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing titled Inside Outside: Outside Inside—A Century of East Asian Landscapes 1900s–2000s. Artists from China, Japan and Korea illustrate more than thirty landscapes using formats clearly rooted in tradition but reflect the rapid transformation of urban and natural environments. More.

(detail) Richard Mosse, Irish, b. 1980, "Stalemate," 2011, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Harn Brings Together International Contemporary Art Addressing Human Impact on the Environment.

Released Sept. 11, 2018

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida will explore an era of rapid, radical and irrevocable ecological change through works of art by 45 international contemporary artists. The Harn-organized exhibition The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene opens Sept. 18, 2018 and will be on view through March 3, 2019. More.

(detail) Clarence Underwood, "Back our Girls Over There," 1918, On loan from the Robert and Elizabeth Sanchez Collection

Harn Displays WWI Posters and Prints to Mark the 100th Anniversary of Armistice

Released Sept. 25, 2018

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is observing the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I by displaying more than 60 vintage WWI posters and fine art prints from seven countries, as well as objects carried and exchanged during the war. More.


Photography by Randy Batista

Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida Announces New Director

Released June 7, 2018

The University of Florida has announced the appointment of Dr. Lee Anne Chesterfield as the new Director of the Harn Museum of Art. Chesterfield is currently the Senior Advisor for Museum Planning and Board Relations at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in Richmond, Virginia, and will begin her appointment at the Harn on July 1, 2018. More.

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