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Puerto Rican Migrant Becomes Prominent Local Art Collector

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 11:24 am

Hector Puig has always had a knack for art. Yet Puig would have never imagined he would be one of Gainesville’s most well-known art collectors. Puig grew up in Utuado, Puerto Rico. When he was 13, he and his family [...]

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University of Florida to Remove ‘Bambooville’

By on February 17th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 8:52 am

Jon Anderson’s “Bambooville” will be removed from the University of Florida this week. The project is behind Carr Hall, which is a designated conservation area.

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“Big Max,” Sister Sculpture To French Fries Piece, Installed At Harn

By and on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 5:21 pm

John Raymond Henry’s “Big Max” is joining “Alachua” on the University of Florida campus.

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New Museum Sheds Light on Contemporary Art Technique

By on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 6:08 pm

The art museum features3-D, black light and fluorescent pieces with free admission.

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Meet The Artists At The Downtown Festival And Art Show

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm

The 32nd annual Fall Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists to Gainesville from around Florida and beyond.

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No, Gainesville’s Downtown Art Festival Isn’t Really In October

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:06 pm

A street banner hanging between the Pi Kappa Alpha House and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium proclaims the festival for Oct. 16 and 17, a month behind the actual date: this Saturday and Sunday.

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Ocala Artwalk Offers Folk Artists Local Outlet

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Downtown Ocala’s First Friday Artwalk is a hotspot for local folk artists to display, sell and get feedback on their creations.

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Harn Museum Exhibit Recreates Florida Sunrises

By on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 4:32 pm

A Florida college student’s experiences watching more than 200 Florida sunrises over the course of a year inspired him to create the Sunrise Cube, an art installation that will be featured at the Harn Museum on Sunday.

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Artist Shares Experience With Illness Through Art In Melrose

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 7:40 pm

Friday Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Melrose will host an Art Walk that is free and open to the public. The event will feature Darlene Hinkle’s art chronicling her experience with fibromyalgia, an illness causing constant pain.

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Fifth Avenue Arts Festival aims to tighten community relations

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 12:39 pm

People of all ages and backgrounds gathered over the weekend near the corner of Fifth Avenue and Sixth Street in Gainesville for the 34th Annual Fifth Avenue Arts Festival.

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