Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art - Gainesville, FL
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N 29° 38.202 W 082° 22.188
17R E 367400 N 3279313
Quick Description: The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art is located on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/10/2008 6:18:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM34T9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 58

Long Description:
The mission statement of the art museum: "The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art promotes the power of the arts to inspire and educate people and enrich their lives. To this purpose the museum builds and maintains exemplary art collections and produces a wide variety of challenging, innovative exhibitions and stimulating educational programs. As an integral part of the University of Florida, the museum advances teaching and research and serves as a catalyst for creative engagement between the university and diverse local, state, national and international audiences."

According to Wikipedia:

"The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art is an art museum at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. It is in the UF Cultural Plaza area in the southwest part of campus."

"One of the largest university art museums in the Southeast, the Harn has more than 6200 works in its permanent collection and an array of temporary exhibitions. The museum's permanent collections are focused on Asian, African, modern and contemporary art, as well as photography. The university also sponsors educational programs including films, lectures, interactive activities, and school and family offerings."

"In October 2005 the Harn expanded by more than 18,000 square feet with the opening of the Mary Ann Harn Cofrin Pavilion, which includes new educational and meeting areas and the Camellia Court Cafe, the first eatery for visitors of the Cultural Plaza."

"The museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums."
Name: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

Location:
SW 34th Street and Hull Road Gainesville, Florida 32611


Phone Number: (352) 392-9826

Web Site: [Web Link]

Agency/Ownership: Academic Affilation

Hours of operation:
Tuesday-Friday: 11am-5pm Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: 1pm-5pm The museum is closed on Mondays and state holidays. The museum store is open during museum hours.


Admission Fee: 0

Gift Shop: yes

Cafe/Restaurant: yes

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