Photographs documenting the Gainesville community’s response to calls for justice for Black, LGBTQ+, and other marginalized groups during the summer of 2020. Curated by Tiffany Pennamon, with assistance from Sarah Coates.
This exhibition celebrates forty years of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at the University of Florida by showcasing forty of its special items. A sample of the many riches within, it includes printed books from the 15th – 20th centuries, unique scrolls, manuscripts, and works of art. As well as periodicals, a map, cookbook, rare children’s book, musical score, and other distinctive items that capture moments of Jewish history in various unexpected ways. Curated by Rebecca J. W. Jefferson.
All of us will be impacted by climate change, a major issue on a global scale, but we can look to literature to help us find hope, action, and activism to create a future worth living. Curated by Greg Allen, Jean Bossart, Cynthia Digby, Peter Miller, and Ariel Pomputius.
In 1821, Spain transferred control of its colonies, East and West Florida, to the United States. Although many residents anticipated that they would eventually become American citizens, the actual change in sovereignty brought a rapid restructuring of their lives. Curated by James Cusick, with assistance from Jason Zappulla and Rachel Laue.
The photo series focuses on uplifting first-generation college students and their experiences at the University of Florida. Initially born out of the research of Dr. Cecilia E. Suarez, “Portraits of Us” grew and flourished with the collaborative efforts of Erica Aguiar, Adrian Cruz, and the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program.