JANUARY 7, 2021 – September 14, 2022 | Library West
All Black Lives Matter: Documenting Community Response to Racial Injustice
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.
March 8, 2021 – July 1, 2021 | Smathers Library Gallery
40 years 40 objects: The Price Library of Judaica
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.
April 22, 2021 – December 17, 2021 | Marston Science Library
A Future Worth Living
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.
August 16, 2021 – December 17, 2021 | Smathers Library Gallery
1821: The Americanization of Florida
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.
October 30, 2021 – January 7, 2022 | Library West
Portraits of Us
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.