MUSEUM OF ART
Transcend the everyday world.
As you cross the bridge
Over fountain waters...
A moment for yourself.
Open the door to...
the extensive permanent collection
of more than 5,500 paintings,
photographs, prints and sculptures,
dating back to the pre-Columbian
era. The American collection
features early 20th century artists
including George Bellows, John
Marin, Raphael Soyer, Rockwell Kent
and Milton Avery, along with
contemporary works by a variety of
0 American artists. The Asian
collection includes selections from
China, Korea, Southeast Asia and
India. Objects from Africa and
Papua New Guinea augment the
diversity of the collections.
Milton Avery, Florida Lake, 1951, oil on canvas
something different. The museum's spacious galleries host at least
fifteen changing exhibitions a year. Each one offers a new
opportunity for enlightenment and education.
...the HARN MUSEUM OF ART. As the sun welcomes you into the galleria, let it light
your way as you begin to discover the many ways art challenges and enhances your
perceptions of the world. Choose your path; study works of art from many cultures
exhibited in the museum. This is your museum.
in the dream. The University of
Florida's diverse and growing
art collection needed a
permanent home. The dream
came to life with the founding
gift from the family of Samuel
Peebles Harn. In 1990, the
University of Florida opened
the doors to the Har Museum
of Art, one of the largest
university art museums in the
southeastern United States.
the Ham Alliance and become an integral part of the museum As a member, your
contributions are vital to the museums continuing quest for excellence and are
rewarded with numerous benefits. Enjoy the various publications sent to your home
or attend the many members' galas celebrating new exhibitions.
the alternatives with a lecture,
film or live performance.
Expand your knowledge at one
of the many free public lectures
given by scholars, artists and
other art experts. The RISK
Cinema Series features
innovative films that expose
issues, challenge views and stir
debate. Check the calendar for
exciting performances of
dance, music and performance
art by regional, national and
your mind. Visit the museum's innovative
Bishop Study Center and relax with a magazine,
book, video or CD-ROM. Learn about art from
all over the world and explore museum
exhibitions in depth. The study center highlights
selected artworks, using educational resources
to encourage new forms of interpretation.
Friendly and knowledgeable staff are always
present to answer your questions.
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through The Museum Store. Here you'll find a unique
selection of original artworks, gifts, publications, hand-
crafted jewelry and other specialty items.
Hours of Admission
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays and state holidays
Admission is Free
The Museum Store
Open during museum hours.
Please make reservations two weeks in advance for guided group tours.
The museum is handicapped-accessible and wheelchairs are available. TDD
phone access provided through Florida Relay Services at (800) 955-8771.
For more information and to schedule tours, please call (352) 392-9826.
Samuel P. Har Museum of Art
S.W. 34th Street and Hull Road
Gainesville, Florida 32611-2700'
Telephone: (352) 392-9826
Fax: (352) 392-3892
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Harn Museum Exhibitions and Programs are sponsored in part by: The State of Florida, Florida
Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council The Institute of
Museum Services The University of Florida Harn Museum Program Endowment Fund *
The Harn Alliance The Museum Store Private Donations
Cover Image Buddha, India, Gandharan, 4th-5th century, stucco