IEW 2016 Exhibitions & Displays Around Campus

Global Photo Competition Exhibit

November 1 - December 2, 2016
Location: UF Grinter Gallery (Grinter Hall)

This exhibit sponsored by the International Center and Grinter Gallery features photographs portraying the theme of “Global Culture” taken by study abroad students, international students, faculty, staff and alumni. Location: UF Grinter Gallery (Grinter Hall)

Good Things Come in Small Packages: China + USA Exchange

November 1 - December 2, 2016
Location: UF Grinter Gallery (Grinter Hall)

An international collaborative exhibition exchange between UF SA+AH’s areas of Ceramics and Graphic Design with Wuhan Textile University College of Art’s areas of Design Sculpture (Ceramics) and Graphic Design. 

Florida Museum of Natural History

International Exhibits at the Florida Museum of Natural History

  • ‘Crafting Ethnic Identity’
    Open Through Jan. 31, 2017
    Come to the Florida Museum of Natural History and visit "Crafting Ethnic Identity in the Andes and Mesoamerica: Highlights from the Doughty Folk Art Collection," an exhibition that offers a glimpse of mid-20th-century lifestyles of indigenous people living in South and Central America. Learn how people with roots in pre-Hispanic cultures from Mesoamerica and the Andes express their identities in what they make and wear through a conscious selection of patterns, colors and materials that echo their community’s past. The free exhibit will be open through Jan. 31, 2017. For more information, please visit or call 352-846-2000.

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

  • Spotlight: Latin America
    November 8, 2016 – October 2017
    Julia C. and Budd H. Bishop Gallery
    Spotlight: Latin America will celebrate the contributions of 37 artists from the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America and South America. The works—roughly 50 in all—will be drawn mostly from the Harn’s collections with additional loans from private Gainesville collectors.
  • The Art of Cundo Bermúdez
    November 8, 2016 - May 2017
    Harn Grandchildren Foyer
    Cuban artist Cundo Bermúdez is best known for his use of color in his paintings, prints and murals. This exhibition highlights four prints from the renowned artist and includes Spanish translations of the gallery. 

International Exhibits at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art 

The Smathers Lbraries

  • Mysteries of an Autograph
    The Smathers Libraries present a new bilingual exhibition that explores the mysteries of literary autographed books in the Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC). On view September 26 through December 16, 2016, Mysteries of an Autograph will highlight autographed books that draw attention to the specificity of Latin American cultural legacy and examine the connections between the authors, autograph recipients, and donors. The exhibition was inspired by recent donations to the Special and Area Studies Collections by UF faculty of two books autographed by Gabriel García Márquez. It features more than twenty books signed by the authors organized into eight intertwined stories.

Ongoing International Exhibits at The Smathers Libraries