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Space is limited so sign up early! Studio Classes are offered
in the Goforth Learning Center in the Mary Ann Harn
Cofrin Pavilion. To register, send your check for all fees
with your name, address, phone number and e-mail address
to: Harn Museum of Art, Attn. Mary Yawn, P.O. Box
112700, Gainesville, FL 32611. Make checks payable to the
University of Florida. For questions about studio classes
call 352.392.9826 x112 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Children's Studio Classes
Exploring the Harn through Clay Printmaking and
Bookmaking, Sarah Zidonik, Artist/Instructor
June 4- 8, Mon.- Fri.,10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
$115 ($100 for members' children)
Limit 12 students, ages 7 12, $15 materials fee
Local artist and UF art education alumni Sarah Zidonik
will guide children in creating a sketchbook and drawings
using the Harn collection as inspiration. The children will
create a second book of monotype prints using the child-
friendly technique of printmaking from pigment on a clay
slab. Snacks provided Monday and Friday. Bring your own
snacks Tuesday to Thursday.
A World Tour Through the Harn
Erin Curry, Artist/Instructor
June 11 -15
Mon.- Fri., 10 a.m. -noon
$115 ($100 for members
Limit 12 students, ages 7 12,
$15 materials fee
Children will make a passport
for a journey around the
world while discovering the
Harn's collections of Asian
art, African art and art from
the Americas and creating
their own art to take home. i -
Looking Beyond Sight
Friday, June 8, 2 p.m.
Looking Beyond Sight is a tour and art-making program
designed for people who are blind or visually impaired.
Museum educators will guide an exploration and
discussion of selected artworks, and then participants
can create art inspired from their gallery experience. For
more information or to register for participation, please
contact Brandi Breslin at 352.392.9826 x153.
Every Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.
Explore special exhibitions and gain new insights to new
and familiar artworks. Join the museum's experienced
gallery guides for a unique experience every time.
Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the
Sunday, June 10, 3 p.m.
Join the Ham Museum's curator of contemporary art
to investigate a variety of works by internationally
acclaimed Cuban-born artists.
International Contemporary Art from the Har Museum
Collection features anime film
Japanese artist Akino Kondoh is part of vibrant young
generation working in the realms area of anime, manga
and technology. "Anime" is the Japanese term for
animation and "manga" refers to Japanese adult comic
books that are characterized by fluid compositions, highly
stylized art and adult themes. In "Ladybirds' Requiem"
created between 2005 and 2006, Akino Kondoh evokes
the intangible memories and fantasies of childhood
through the dreamlike interaction between ladybirds
and a young girl named "Eiko," who appears in all of
Kondoh's works as the idealized figure of a young woman.
International Contemporary Art features changing films
every three months. Ladybirds' Requiem will be shown
through July 15.
Gilberto de Paz &
Sunday, June 3, 3 p.m.
Enjoy the rhythms of
Cuba with a selection
of music including
salsa, rumba, boleros,
cha-cha and Son.
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African Arts of Healing and Divination
Saturday, June 9, 2 p.m.
Experience the extraordinary aesthetic qualities and
iconographies of 72 objects selected from the Harn
collection and private collections to illustrate the broad
range of objects used in African divination and healing
Highlights from the Photography Collection
Sunday, June 24,2 p.m.
View works by some of photography's most influential
*artists in the newest installation in the Harn's changing
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Bring the children and enjoy the hands-on art activities
that complement a family-friendly gallery experience.
No need to register, just drop in! ~Ihis program is
designed for all ages.
Healing Arts -
Art and Healing
Saturday, May 19
1 p.m. 4 p.m.
Some believe that
certain objects bring
luck or heal sickness.
Explore the exhibition
African Arts of Healing
and Divination to
discover how some African people use healers, diviners
and special objects to heal. Then create your own object
for luck or healing.
Delicate Designs Chinese Glass
Saturday, June 16
1 p.m. 4 p.m.
u* Ar E The Chinese were master glass makers from the 17th
through the early 20th centuries. Create a similar object
from clay following a tour through the exhibition
Refined Radiance: Chinese Glass of the Qing Dynasty.
2007 Summer Teacher Institute
Creativity in Idea and Image
$50 (Limited to 25 educators)
Endorsed by the Florida Art Education Association, this
intensive three-day institute offers Florida educators
the opportunity to investigate contemporary art, work
with regional artists and conceptualize authentic,
interdisciplinary classroom connections to use with
their students. Participants will be actively engaged
in interactive experiences, studio art activities and
creating classroom applications and will receive copies
of the Harn's resource materials, which are aligned with
specific Sunshine State Standards and support students'
interdisciplinary studies. For more information
contact Bonnie Bernau, director of education, at
352.392.9826. Register by July 2 by filling out and
Opportunities at www.harn.ufl.edu.
UF UNIVERSITY of
Harn Museum of Art
SW 34th St. and Hull Rd.
Gainesville, FL 32611
Tues-Fri, 11-5 / Sat, 10-5 / Sun, 1-5
Thurs, 5-10 for Museum Nights; schedule varies
closed Mondays and state holidays