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Michael Light, "Full Moon (Edward White Spacewalking Above Texas: Photo by James McDivitt, Gemini 4, 1965)," 1999, museum purchase with funds from the Caroline Julier and James G. Richardson Acquisition Fund

Harn Museum of Art Celebrates the Arts of Creativity, Discovery and Inquiry in New Exhibition

Released March 26, 2019

The exhibition explores the work of more than 55 artists from 18 countries, including their divergent and convergent thinking processes behind the production of the works of art. More

Jay Shoots, "People’s House," 2017, Gelatin silver photograph, Courtesy of the artist

Gainesville Regional Artists Featured in “Art of Inquiry: Juried Exhibition”

Released March 4, 2019

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida will feature the work of 52 well-known and emerging artists who reside in or have ties to the Gainesville region in its newest exhibition. More

(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

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.

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.