Ribbon-Cutting and Dedication for David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing

Published: March 29 2012


WHEN: 5 p.m. Friday, March 30

WHERE: 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville

The new David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing at the Harn Museum of Art will make the University of Florida one of the leading university-based centers for the study and preservation of Asian art in the Southeast. During the inaugural exhibitions more than 680 works from China, India, Japan, Korea, and South and Southeast Asia, dating from the Neolithic period to the present day, will be on view. Two gardens inspired by Asian gardening principles will flank the new wing.


  • Rebecca M. Nagy Director, Harn Museum of Art
  • Carlos Alfonso Chair, University of Florida Board of Trustees
  • J. Bernard Machen President, University of Florida
  • Anthony Reynolds Student Body President, University of Florida
  • Jason Steuber Cofrin Curator of Asian Art, Harn Museum of Art
  • Craig Lowe Mayor, City of Gainesville
  • Ribbon Cutting

CONTACT: Tami Wroath, 352-392-9826 x2116, twroath@harn.ufl.edu