More Summertime Fun

Another must-see exhibit in Gainesville is the University of Florida’s Harn Museum of Art.  It is one of the largest University Art Museums in the South and houses over 6200 beautiful pieces of art in its permanent collection as well as a countless number of pieces in temporary collections.  You will discover historical pieces from Asian, African, modern and contemporary art influences, as well as photography.

The museum offers a rich cultural offering to the Gainesville area as well as those outside the area.  Not only do they house amazing pieces of art, but they also host numerous events such as Museum Nights, Harn on Tap, or summer camps.  Admission is free unless otherwise noted for special exhibits, but they do accept donations. They also have membership plans as well.

The Harn offers free tours every Saturday & Sunday from 2 – 3 pm? Enjoy friendly, docent-led discussions each weekend, no registration required—just meet in the lobby. See you here!

For more information: http://www.harn.ufl.edu

Calling all art lovers

Full of history, culture, and creativity, Gainesville always has something to offer for those of you who enjoy the arts. University Galleries, in collaboration with the University of Florida, consists of three galleries: University Gallery, Focus Gallery, and Grinter Gallery that offer art shows and exhibits of all types from Persian textiles to ceramics and graphic designs of internationally known artists to students of the University. All exhibits are free and open to the public, however you always have the option to donate or get a membership so that you can do your part in supporting a community of creativity and expression. University and Focus gallery are located at the Fines Arts complex at the University of Florida and Granter Gallery is located in the lobby of Grinter Hall on the east side of campus. Check the University Galleries website to find out more and what time the exhibits are to enjoy a night of culture and beautiful art.

http://www.arts.ufl.edu/galleries/Default.aspx