Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler
Exhibits Coordinator
527 Library West
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Email: l.s.wheeler@ufl.edu
Phone: (352) 273-2564

Online Exhibits

 

When Phantasie Takes Flight: the Art & Imagination of Arthur Rackham

Arthur Rackham

When Phantasie Takes Flight explores the breathtaking artwork of Arthur Rackham and places his work within the broader context of children's illustration.

Curated by Suzan A. Alteri and John Ingram

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The Gathering Storm: Jewish Life in Germany and Eastern Europe in the 1930s

The Gathering Storm

Only available online, The Gathering Storm features items produced by or pertaining to European Jewry before WWII, including rare German and Yiddish newspapers, as well as ephemeral publications such as calendars, yearbooks and other communally inspired commemorative works.

Curated by Rebecca Jefferson

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Imagining Jerusalem

Imagining Jerusalem

An exhibition to coincide with the Jewish festival of Hanukkah, Imagining Jerusalem showcases antique maps, historic photographs and rare books depicting, idealizing and imagining the Holy City of Jerusalem.

Curated by Rebecca Jefferson and Carol McAuliffe.

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About Face: Revisiting Jamaica’s First Exhibition in Europe

Jamaican Interlude About Face which is only available online, celebrates Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary of Independence by revisiting the country’s first post-independence exhibition to tour Europe. Curated by Dr. Petrine Archer and Claudia Hucke, designed by Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler. Funding provided by the George Smathers Libraries Mini Grant Program

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Souvenirs of Modern Asia : The Prints of Paul Jacoulet

Souvenirs of Modern Asia : The Prints of Paul Jacoulet Souvenirs of Modern Asia is a complement to the exhibition of the same name held at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. Featuring a selection of seven woodcuts and five letters, this online exhibition provides an opportunity to take a closer look at a truly original and fascinating artist. Curated by Dulce Román, Curator of Modern Art, and Allysa B. Peyton, Curatorial Associate for Asian Art.

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The Preservation Conversation

The Preservation Conversation This online exhibition explores the conversation that occurred during three of the historic preservation projects Herschel E. Shepard was involved in: the ongoing Gamble Mansion restoration, adaptive use at Government House, and the reconstruction at Mission San Luis de Apalachee. Curated by Austin Bell, Renee Kiefer, and Kim Tinnell.

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Jewish Jacksonville

Jewish JacksonvilleFeaturing manuscripts, photographs, newsletters and other ephemera from the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica, Jewish Jacksonville tells the story of the Jewish community of Jacksonville, Florida in the 19th and 20th century. Curated by Rebecca Jefferson.

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Korean Art: Collecting Treasures

Korean Art: Collecting TreasuresJointly presented by the Smathers Libraries and the Harn Museum of Art Collecting Treasures features bronzes, ceramics, furniture, paintings, prints and sculpture from the Harn’s Korean collection. Exhibition highlights include photographs, xrays and video of a 17th century Gilt Wood Bodhisattva as well as rare blue-and-white porcelains and hanging scroll masterpieces by Kim Hongdo, Jang Seung-eop, and Kim Eunho. Curated by Jason Steuber, Allysa Browne Peyton, and Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler.

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Civil War Legacies

Civil War LegaciesFeaturing items from the University of Florida's Special Collections, this exhibit offers perspectives on Lincoln as portrayed in children’s literature, propaganda directed against the president and a study of the Gettysburg Address.

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ARTBOUND 2011

Artbound 2011ARTBOUND 2011 features contemporary works by students making books in book arts and/or fine arts programs across the United States. The exhibited works have been selected by renowned book artist, photographer, and an alumnus of the University of Florida, Bea Nettles. Twenty-five handmade artists' books were selected for the exhibition from over 60 submissions.

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A Celebration of Jewish Life and Culture Around the World

A Celebration of Jewish Life and CultureCoinciding with the annual Jewish Heritage Month in May 2011, this exhibit highlights items from one of America's foremost Judaica research collections,this exhibit highlights items from the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica, to emphasize and celebrate the great richness and diversity of Jewish culture in various communities throughout the world.

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30 Years of the Price Library: Treasures from the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

30 Years of the Price LibraryCommemorating the 30th anniversary of the naming of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica, the exhibition features highlights from the collection.

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ARTBOUND 2010

Artbound 2010ARTBOUND features contemporary works by students making books in book arts and/or fine arts programs across the United States.

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Nuestra Cultura Past & Present: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage & Film

Artbound 2010Featuring selections from the University of Florida Libraries & Digital Collections celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15, 2010).

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Carteles: The Efraín Barradas Collection of Mexican & Cuban Film Posters

CartelesThis exhibition features selections from the Efraín Barradas Collection of Mexican & Cuban Film Posters collected and donated by Dr. Ramón A. Figueroa. The collection, which is preserved and housed in the Popular Culture Collections of the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections, consists of 378 film posters, lobby cards and window cards.

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From Canals to Conservation: An Exhibit of the Historical Everglades

EvergladesThis exhibition features correspondence, photographs, maps and other historical documents pertaining to the Everglades. The materials are gropued into four themes: Exploration, Dredging, Development, and Conservation. A general timeline, from 1890 through 1950 is also presented.

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Alternative UF: Counterculture Through the Decades

Alternative UFThrough photographs, yearbooks, letters, newspaper articles, and artifacts, Alternative UF: Counterculture Through the Decades, recounts political activism, sit-ins, Civil Rights demonstrations, Vietnam War protests, the alternative press, women on campus, and the hunt for homosexuals and other "subversives" on campus by the Johns Committee in the 1950s and 60s. Curated by Anastasia Bower, Candice Ellis, Ian Gaffney, and Bronwyn McCarthy.

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The Talkies : 75 Years of Award-Winning Movie Magic

The TalkiesFeaturing items from the Belknap Collection for the Performing Arts and curated by Jim Liversidge, Curator of the Popular Culture Collections.

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