In the Loop

Reception: Come Home; Selections from the Collection of Hector Puig

  • Date & Time
    • Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    Kicking off University Gallery’s 50th anniversary celebration in 2015 is Come Home; Selections from the Collection of Hector Puig, featuring selections from the art collection of Hector Puig. A native of Puerto Rico, Puig is a Gainesville resident who has acquired an outstanding collection of Puerto Rican santos along with artwork ranging from regional to international, and including influential UF art faculty members, students and alumni, as well as renowned artists from the U.S., Mexico and South America. 

    The reception will feature DJ music by John Polefko, dancing in the University Gallery courtyard, carving demonstrations by guest artists (santeros) and a special film screening at 8 p.m. of “La Churona” by the Latino Film Festival in the Fine Arts B theatre, which will be attended by the film’s director, Maria Cristina Carrillo. 

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  • Venue
    Gary R. Libby University Gallery
    400 SW 13th Street
    Fine Arts Building B (FAB)
    FL 32611
    (352) 273-3000
    Gary R. Libby University Gallery Website