Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities Book Talk

In Colonial Fantasies, Imperial Realities, Lenny Ureña Valerio offers a transnational approach to Polish-German relations and nineteenth-century colonial subjectivities. She investigates key cultural dynamics in the history of medicine, colonialism, and migration that bring Germany and Prussian Poland closer to the colonial and postcolonial worlds in Africa and Latin America. She also analyzes how Poles [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 10, 2020.

UFCSA 2020 Chinese New Year Gala

UFCSA cordially invites you to the 2020 Chinese New Year Gala. The gala will be held on February 2nd at 7pm in the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Doors will open 6:30pm.
Chinese New Year, a lunar new year celebration, is the most important festival in Chinese culture. We will be celebrating with [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 21, 2020.

Black History Month Opening Ceremony

Save the date and lay out your best outfit. Join us on Saturday, January 25, for a lively ceremony to ring in Black History Month with performances and a special guest speaker! Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the event will begin at 6 p.m. in the Reitz Grand Ballroom. We hope to see you [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 21, 2020.

Florida Museum hosts selfie day Jan. 15

The Florida Museum of Natural History will host a selfie celebration during #MuseumSelfieDay on Jan. 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Capture and share your likeness on social media in the permanent exhibits. The most creative selfie will win an individual museum membership. For more information, visit or call 352-273-2062.

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 13, 2020.

Museum Nights: Our 352

Thursday, December 12, 6 – 9 pm
Participate in art making and enjoy Art Blast gallery tours. Meet local artist and makers, or browse our “Books for Bucks” sale for unexpected finds. At 6:30 pm., hear from Carol McCusker, Harn Curator of Photography in the new exhibition “André Kertész: Seven Decades.” Enjoy a Mini Art Sale [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on December 9, 2019.

6 x 6 Mini Art Sale

On December 12, 6 – 9 pm, purchase a mini work of art by community artists for $40 during this evening event. We thank our local artists for donating these works. All proceeds will be divided equally between the Harn Museum of Art and UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine.
Member Presale: Members only get early [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on December 9, 2019.

Fulbright Luncheon With Gary Monroe

The UF Fulbright Lecture Committee and the International Center are pleased to invite you to a “Fulbright Luncheon with Gary Monroe” on Nov. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Reitz Union in room G-320. This free event is part of International Education Week 2019 and lunch will be provided. As a twice-time Fulbright scholar, Monroe [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 18, 2019.

IBC and La Casita Ribbon Cutting Celebrations

Celebrate the opening of the new Institute of Black Culture and Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures this weekend.
IBC’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception is Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11-1 p.m. The event will begin on the lawn in front of Library West (between Library West and University Ave.) and then guests will cross the street to [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 12, 2019.

RPB and AASU Present: The Farewell

Join the Reitz Programming Board (RPB) and the Asian American Student Union (AASU) for a night of culture and fun! On Nov. 18 in the new Reitz Union Auditorium (Level 2), we will be showing the critically acclaimed film “The Farewell” starting at 8 p.m.
Before the film at 7 p.m., join us for a Chinese [...]

Filed under Cultural, Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 12, 2019.

Florida Museum celebrates LBGTQ+ community in STEM Oct. 19

The Florida Museum of Natural History is celebrating LGBTQ+ scientists on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. Hear from LGBTQ+ panelists as they discuss their experiences in STEM fields and educate guests on how to be better allies of the community. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2019.