Calendar - Month

September 2017

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11:00 am

Sculpture All Around

Children ages 2 – 5 and their families tour the Harn, exploring color, shape, pattern and other “tot” interests. Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to register. 

 
 
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4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

School Workshop: Extend the Classroom to the Museum

This participatory workshop for K-5 curriculum administrators will demonstrate how school programs at the Harn Museum of Art support curriculum standards for Language Arts, Social Studies and Science in addition to Visual Arts. Preview upcoming exhibitions that explore subjects including history, storytelling, social discourse and global environmental concerns. Leave with resources and strategies to make an art museum field trip a valuable part of your school’s curriculum. Refreshments will be served.
 
Educator Workshops are free, but seating is limited. ACPS participants will earn 3 in-service points for participation. Non-ACPS participants can register via email to bbreslin@harn.ufl.edu

 
 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Noche de Museo
Visit your art museum for a dynamic evening for both the UF campus and community. Discover tours, activities and a photo booth, all highlighting works by Latin American artists.  Listen (and dance!) to live music by latin music band TROPIX at 8 p.m.

 
 
 
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1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Family Day: Sun Prints
Families with children of all ages can tour Poetic and Political, exploring how clothes and textiles shape individual and community identities. After the tour, make sun prints (camera-less photographs) inspired by the work of German-Ghanaian artist Zohra Opoku. 

 
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3:00 pm

Curator Talk and Dance Performance
Join Kerry Oliver-Smith, Curator of Contemporary Art, in discussing Poetic and Political. The talk will highlight works by contemporary artists who address African American history through the visual language of today.

Following the talk at 4 p.m., Choreographer Alexandria Davis will perform, “Drauma: Exploring Trauma through Dance,” focused on the traumas of resilience. Through a fusion of dance aesthetics, including modern, ballet, hip-hop and African dance, she will explore the impact of poverty, classism, racism, domestic violence and abuse on individual lives. Discussion to follow.

 

 
 
 
3:30 pm

Art Smart

Children ages 2 – 5 and their families tour the Harn, exploring color, shape, pattern and other “tot” interests. Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to register.