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Florida Museum hosts ‘Battle of the Beasts: Crocs vs Gators’ Aug. 29

Join the Florida Museum of Natural History on Aug. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. for a reptilian battle royal! Florida Museum scientists will debate alligators vs. crocodiles with the audience choosing the winner through real-time online voting. Guests may also  participate in a trivia hunt for prizes and experience live animals in the “Crocs” [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on August 12, 2019.

Florida Museum to host virtual reality sea turtle experience June 16

Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day at the Florida Museum of Natural History on June 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. with Project S.H.E.L.L., short for Simulating Habitat Experiences of Living Loggerheads. This education initiative uses a custom virtual reality simulation to encourage sea turtle conservation. This free virtual reality event immerses guests into the daily [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 10, 2019.

Learn about the ‘Secrets of Seagrass’ during June 13 ‘Science on Tap’ at Cypress & Grove

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida’s Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host “Science on Tap” at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. on June 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Guest speaker Savanna Barry of the Nature Coast Biological Station in Cedar Key will discuss the importance of healthy seagrass meadows [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 3, 2019.

Guided Art Tours

“At the Harn Museum of Art enjoy friendly, docent-led discussions on Saturdays and Sundays from 2 – 3 pm. No registration required – tours start in the museum’s lobby. Docents share highlights from across the museum, spotlight a special exhibition or explore a specific theme. More information visit us at http://www.harn.ufl.edu/tours

At the Harn Museum of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 3, 2019.

Art of Inquiry at the Harn

Established and emerging artists who reside in or have close ties to the Gainesville community have been selected to participate in the Art of Inquiry: Juried Exhibition. The exhibition includes works in most media, including painting, drawing, photography, print media, ceramic, sculpture and mixed media. Visit http://harn.ufl.edu/exhibitions/current for more information.
Established and emerging artists who reside [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 3, 2019.

The Art of Creativity, Discovery and Inquiry

At the Harn Museum of Art this exhibition, offered as a part of the University of Florida’s campus-wide celebration of invention and creativity, will investigate and celebrate how various artists discover, question the past, re-interpret the present, and imagine the future. The exhibition explores the work of more than 55 artists from 18 countries. The [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 3, 2019.

Love photography?!

CENTURY is an artful look at life over a 100-year period by some of the 20th century’s greatest photographers. It features thirty-eight new photographs that have entered the Harn Museum photography collection in the last two years. Included are luminaries André Kertész, Laura Gilpin, Helen Levitt, Walker Evans, Eudora Welty, W. Eugene Smith, Larry Burrows, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 3, 2019.

Museum Nights

Discover art from the last 100 years with a focus on the power of photographs that inspire, inform and help us imagine the future. Enjoy discussions, activities and live music. Join Carol McCusker, Curator of Photography for a Gallery Talk in the exhibition CENTURY at 6:30 pm. For more information visit: http://harn.ufl.edu/museumnights.

Discover art [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 3, 2019.

Museum Nights

Discover art from the last 100 years with a focus on the power of photographs that inspire, inform and help us imagine the future. Enjoy discussions, activities and live music. Join Carol McCusker, Curator of Photography for a Gallery Talk in the exhibition CENTURY at 6:30 p.m. For more information visit http://harn.ufl.edu/museumnights.

Filed under Academic, Events on May 28, 2019.

New crocodile exhibit now open at Florida Museum

Florida Museum of Natural History visitors may now test their strength against a crocodile’s bite, learn how they hunt using sound waves and see live reptiles in the new “CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World” exhibit. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for Florida residents and $5.50 for ages 3-17. Museum members and UF [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 21, 2019.