Florida Museum to open new pollinator exhibit Jan. 25, 2020

The Florida Museum of Natural History invites visitors to “Get their game on” in the  new “Amazing Pollinators” special exhibition opening Jan. 25, 2020. Guests can become their favorite pollinators and embark on up to 48 short missions throughout a colorful maze in this immersive exhibit that highlights pollinators’ benefits to earth’s ecosystems. A station [...]

Filed under Academic, 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.

Leisure Course Spring Registration Open

Reitz Union Leisure Course registration for the Spring semester is now open!  Explore new skills in a fun and engaging environment where you can take a break from your studies and meet new people.  They have more than 30 courses such as Salsa, Horsemanship, Tennis, Beer & Wine Tasting, Capoeira Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Fettucine [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on January 13, 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.

GatorNights Roaring into the 20s

Celebrate the new decade at GatorNights this Friday with our Roaring into the 20s event!  Create a New Year’s resolution to be hypnotized by Evan Gambardella at 9:30 PM in the Grand Ballroom.  Have a roaring time with your friends as you stuff your very own lion, or challenge them to bumper cars in the [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on January 6, 2020.

Florida Museum presents 41st Collectors Day Jan. 11

Celebrate the Florida Museum of Natural History’s 41st Collectors Day on Jan. 11, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event attracts collectors from across the region. Enjoy a variety of personal collections and learn the history and context of these treasures. Discover how collecting isn’t just for scientists! For more information, visit [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 6, 2020.

The Future of Florida Summit

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service would like to invite you to apply for the Future of Florida Summit. The summit gathers students from across the state to explore important issues facing our nation through interdisciplinary problem-solving. The 2020 Summit will focus on Criminal Justice Reform and will take place Feb. 21 to Feb. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 9, 2019.

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.

“Lighting of the Gator” This Week

Everyone in the UF community is invited to celebrate the end of the semester with the ceremonial lighting of a new alligator sculpture to be erected temporarily in December.

The “Lighting of the Gator” ceremony is set for Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 5 – 6 p.m. on the lawn of the University Auditorium near the [...]

Filed under Events on December 2, 2019.