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‘Rare, Beautiful & Fascinating: 100 Years @FloridaMuseum’ exhibit now open

The Florida Museum marks its 100th anniversary as the state’s official natural history museum with a free exhibit highlighting objects from its collections! The “Rare, Beautiful & Fascinating” exhibit showcases some of the Museum’s most treasured objects and features scientists in a working lab, extinct species, a 26-foot-long humpback whale skeleton and a 3-D printer [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 25, 2017.

Calling all student actors! Become Madame Adèle Pastel at your Art Museum

Live the fictional life of Madame Adèle Pastel (and the historical “philosophizing on the subject of the enigmatic creature that men of letters, arts, and science call by the name Woman.”) Actors/actresses are needed to present public, dramatic readings of excerpts from an essay written by this femme artist (had she written at all) in [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 25, 2017.

Migration Märzen Launch

The Florida Museum and First Magnitude Brewing invite you to a fundraiser to help support butterfly conservation on Sept. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. As part of the event, First Magnitude will release a specialty German-style lager called “Migration Märzen.” The admission price of $10 includes $1 off all beers; $15 includes a signature [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 12, 2017.

Business Bash

Business Bash is the marquee student involvement fair for the Warrington College of Business. Open to all gators, this event provides an opportunity for students to network and meet various student organizations and programs within the college while enjoying free food and beverages. Business Bash Fall 2017 will be in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on August 27, 2017.

Creative B Movie Series: ‘Back to the Future’

The Florida Museum of Natural History continues its free movie series with “Back to the Future,” released in 1985 and rated PG, on Friday, July 28, at 7 p.m. The museum and Creative B will screen the movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. The panel discussion starts at [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 23, 2017.

Public Service Coffee Break

During Summer B 2017, the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host a series of conversations with public service officials. The gatherings will take place every Friday between June 30 and July 28 at 10 a.m. They will be held in Pugh Hall’s second floor O’Neill Reading Room. Each gathering will be limited to [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 17, 2017.

Creative B Movie Series: ‘The Time Machine’

The Florida Museum of Natural History continues its free movie series with “The Time Machine,” released in 1960 and rated G, on Friday, July 14, at 7 p.m. The museum and Creative B will screen the movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. The panel discussion starts at 7 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 9, 2017.

Creative B Movie Series: ‘Things to Come’

Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts to view and discuss “Things to Come,” released in 1936 and not rated, at the Florida Museum of Natural History on Friday, July 7, at 7 p.m. The museum will host an opening reception at 6 p.m. Friday nights July 7 through July 28, the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 2, 2017.

Museum Nights: Mini Mania

Join the Harn Museum of Art on May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. for Museum Nights: Mini Mania. This evening celebrates the miniature Asian art exhibition “Show Me the Mini.” View a petite dance performance, take a tiny tour and listen to the sounds of a toy piano performance. Art activities include painting a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 7, 2017.

Layers

The University Galleries at the University of Florida presents “Layers” in the Gary R. Libby Gallery May 8 – September 22, 2017. This exhibition features work by Iryna Kanishcheva, a popular street artist. In “Layers”, Kanishcheva explores abstract photography in the study of urban art. The show will include abstract photographs of layers on the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 7, 2017.