Located in central Florida, the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art is the largest southern US university art museum with more than 6,200 works in its permanent collection and regular temporary exhibitions. The museum sponsors international and Florida-centric exhibitions. The university regularly sponsors educational programs at the museum that include films, lectures, interactive activities, and school and family events. The Harn collection is distinctive in the strength of its holdings that include a broad range of geographic regions, media and historical periods, ranging from the 5th century BCE to the 21st century. A diverse array of media are represented, including wood sculpture, textiles, ceramics, leather work, bead-work, metalwork and painting. In 2005 the Harn expanded by more than 18,000 square feet with the opening of the Mary Ann Harn Cofrin Pavilion.
Visit this museum to see: the museum’s permanent collections focused on Asian, African, modern and contemporary art as well as a very popular photography collection.