Florida: 1513 – 2013 features a series of vignettes highlighting some of the changes wrought in Florida over half a millennium. The exhibit showcases items from the collections of the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History at the University of Florida, including antique maps and historic photographs. Curated by James Cusick.
Celebrating the lives of eight young female activists who founded Gainesville's first formal organization for African-American women, and how they and their successors have enriched the civic, social and educational lives of African-Americans over the past seventy-five years. Curated by Jana Ronan.
Testimony showcases primary sources that bear undeniable witness to the Holocaust. Featuring the last letters from victims of the Nazi terror before they were murdered, the autobiography of a concentration camp survivor, photographs of the camps in 1945, memoirs produced by survivors, and artistic responses to the Holocaust. Curated by Rebecca Jefferson.
ARTBOUND is an annual, juried exhibition at the Smathers Libraries featuring contemporary artists’ books by undergraduate and graduate students in book arts and/or fine arts programs across the United States. This years exhibition highlights award winning items from the exhibition’s inaugural years (2010-2012). Curated by Ellen Knudson.
Featuring materials from the Penny and Sol Davidson Collection, The Pre-History of the Comic Book documents the emergence of the modern comic-book from 1885 – 1934. Curated by John Van Hook and Colleen Seale.
The Collegiate Gothic style of architecture chosen for UF furthered the goals of university president Albert Murphree and the Board of Control while emphasizing the ties to older traditions. The environment envisioned by the campus planners helped provide the continuities of memory, meaning, and judgment. These remnants of the past became an integral part of the process of making a history and providing a context for the university. Curated by Peggy McBride.
When Phantasie Takes Flight explores the breathtaking artwork of Arthur Rackham and places his work within the broader context of children's illustration from 1823-2010. Curated by Suzan A. Alteri and John Ingram.
An exhibit highlighting the importance and history of range cattle in the State of Florida. Includes photographs and maps that showcase the history of County Extension and the UF Animal Science research programs. Explores beef cattle as a cultural and Economic staple of Florida’s past, present, and future. Curated by Elizabeth King and Valrie Minson.