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January 11 – March 11. Perceptual Tracking: A Color Space. A collaborative installation by Leah Brown, Christian Feneck, and Peter Symons.A visual immersion of color and form interacting.
Raymundo Travieso: Tapices y Otras Obras Conmemorando los 400 A˜õs de la publicación de los poemas misticos de San Juan de la Cruz. Inauguracion: Jueves 11 a las 7 pm. Musica y Canto a cargo del guitarrista español Jose Luis de la Paz.
Free Street Art Fair. Era attire welcome! At The Wolfsonian museum there will be special talks, panel discussions, and more; then, swing by The Wolf’s booth in the children’s corner of the Art Deco street fair. Co-presented with the Miami Design Preservation League. Free and open to the public.
Karen Finley’s rave-reviewed solo performance Unicorn Gratitude Mystery explores psychological portrayals of the power that drives American election politics. Set in the recent US political presidential landscape, it takes on citizenship, gender disparity, and abuse of power.
Join Weekend exhibition curator and Mindy Solomon Gallery artist Ezra Johnson for a conversation about his curatorial process and how it relates to his own art practice on Saturday, January 13th from 1-2 pm. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, January 11th.
Visionary Aponte exhibit open through January 20. Curated by Édouard Duval Carrié, Artistic Director, HCAA and the Global/Borderless Caribbean Series; Tosha Grantham, Coordinating Curator, Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom; Marie Vickles, Curator-in-Residence Little Haiti Cultural Complex, with: Ada Ferrer, Ph.D., New York University;Linda Rodriguez, Ph.D., New York University, and Laurent Dubois, Ph.D., Duke University. Symposium and Panel on Saturday, January 13, 2 – 6 pm.
In 2013, 50 years after the infamous attack on the African-American 16th Street Baptist Church, and the ensuing violence throughout Birmingham, Dawoud Bey made his first of what would be multiple visits to that city to create a commemorative project. Over the next seven years, Bey developed The Birmingham Project—a series of vibrant and poignant photographic portraits.
January 20 – April 1. Intertidal. Artists A.S.T. (Alliance of the Southern Triangle): Diann Bauer, Felice Grodin, Patricia Margarita Hernandez, and Elite Kedan. At noon conversation with curator Natalia Zuluaga, and members of A.S.T.Opening Reception: 1 – 3 pm.
Calling all Stingarees! Orchestra Miami celebrates the 90th anniversary of Miami Senior High School’s “new” building with a Gala Concert conducted by Artistic Director Elaine Rinaldi. A dessert reception follows the concert to raise funds for Miami Senior High and Orchestra Miami. Tickets for the reception are $50 and sold separately.
Who put the gold in the Golden Age? Bride of theWhiteWidow, a multi-media event by performance art collective My Barbarian (Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and Alexandro Segade), playfully –and critically–wrestles with this question in a surreal,post-colonial tale about the doomed crew of the WhiteWidow, seventeenthcentury Dutch sailors lost in the so-called NewWorld.A show within a show, Bride of theWhite Widow is an interactive play, exploring contemporary issues of cultural appropriation,globalism, and environmental collapse through song,dance,and games with the audience.
January 25 – April 22: DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition, a stunning exhibition featuring photographs of Indigenous Peoples by internationally acclaimed artist, Dana Gluckstein. Through sixty intimate black and white portraits spanning three decades, Gluckstein captures the fleeting moment in time when traditional and contemporary cultures collide, and masterfully distills the universality of the human experience while never sacrificing the dignity of the individual.
Yarn Bombing a special installation and exhibition in collaboration with Fantastic Fibers Miami. Yarn Bombing is the crocheted and knitted version of graffiti street art. Temporary, colorful, soft, and organic, it offers artistic expression in a harmless form. This project will celebrate the talents of students enrolled in the MOCA Teen Program including a yarn bombing of the entrance columns and breezeway at the MOCA building. The exhibition Fresh Threads curated by Gregory Pierre – Louis featuring multiple fiber inspired creations will also be on display. Friday January 16 in conjunction with Jazz at MOCA.
Photography on metal, encapsulated in acrylic, wood. The visit of the photographer and Venezuelan traveler to Miami begins with a small sample and sale of her work next Saturday, January 27 in Buena Vista-Design District where she will share her brighter vision of Venezuela. Music, food and a lot of Caribbean energy.
Sight and Sounds of Our Heritage. Presented by Vice Chairwoman Audrey Edmonson in partnership with the Miami-Dade County Black Affairs Board. This Black History Month kickoff event will showcase Black History programming from community organizations. African attire is recommended. Admission to the Funky Turns 40 art exhibition included. Refreshments will be served. Free.
Through March 4: Iterum Tensio: Ryan Roa and Lauren Shapiro. Curated by Ombretta Agro Andruff. Exhibition preview and Origami Workshop on Saturday, January 27, 3 – 5 pm.
Join Assistant Curator Jennifer Inacio and artist Felice Grodin in conversation for Curated Coffee. This intimate member program celebrates PAMM’s new augmented reality exhibition, Felice Grodin: Invasive Species, and is exclusive to all levels of membership. Following the conversation, please join Felice Grodin and Jennifer Inacio for a digital tour of the works.
Miami Dade County Black Affairs Advisory Board presents Triumphant Spirits & Vessels 2018 | Women of Substance.
African American Trailblazers of South Florida. Curated & installed by Bart Mervil | MUCE305. Photography by Adrian Freeman & Joe Wesley. Opening Reception: Friday, Feb. 2 at 11 am (First Floor). Regular hours: 8 – 5 pm.
Opening Reception on Saturday, February 3, 6 – 8 pm. February 4 – October 18. Midnight in Paris & New York: Scenes from the 1890s – 1930s, William Glackens and His Contemporaries. Curated by Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D. Featuring drawings, paintings and photographs by American and European artists along with distinctive architectural designs, furniture, glass, metalwork and silver, this new exhibition offers a fascinating glimpse into the rapidly changing society of the turn of the century and life in the new modern city.
Directed by Jean Renoir. The roguish publisher of a debt-ridden magazine (Jules Berry) disappears and is presumed dead following a railroad accident.A delightful 80-year-old French classic, as fresh as today’s headlines.
Cecilia Fajardo-Hill y Adriana Herrera conversarán en el contexto de la exhibición Eduardo Ramírez Villamizar. Geometría propia y sagrada, curada por Nicolás Bonilla y Herrera. El diálogo se enfocará en la influencia del legado prehispánico en el desarrollo de la abstracción y el modernismo, tanto en la obra de Ramírez Villamizar, como en el arte latinoamericano, más allá de la influencia de los movimientos europeos.
Conversation with Nato Thompson. Artistic Director, Philadelphia Contemporary and Former Artistic Director, Creative Time. Talks is a new and free conversation series presented by Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida and featuring top contemporary art curators. As part of the series, the curators will visit local artists’ studios, providing them with feedback and visibility. RSVP at Talks.Miami.
A Fantastic Woman – Coral Gables Art Cinema (260 Aragon Ave.), 4 & 7 pm. Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando is 20 years older than her and owns a printing company. After celebrating Marina’s birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill. Marina rushes him to the emergency room, but he passes away just after arriving at the hospital. Instead of being able to mourn her lover, suddenly Marina is treated with suspicion. The doctors and Orlando’s family don’t trust her. A woman detective investigates Marina to see if she was involved in his death. Orlando’s ex-wife forbids her from attending the funeral.
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2 – 6 pm: a performance by Miralda: The Maggic Banquet at Exile Books in Little Haiti (5900 NW 2nd. Ave.). A multifaceted participatory project centered on food by internationally-celebrated artist Miralda. The Maggic Banquet will explore the variety and unity of Miami through a wide range of local cuisines, it was created by the artist in collaboration with Chef Jose Casals and students from the Miami Culinary Institute at MDC and EXILE Books. Living Together is MDC Museum of Art and Design cross-disciplinary program of performances and exhibitions.
February 10 – March 31. Contrapunto – Counterpoint. Two artists: Clemencia Labin a Venezuelan visual and performance artist, and Alex Trimino, Colombian based in Miami artist that works with totem poles covered in crochet, knitting, and found objects. Opening Reception, Saturday Feb. 10, 6 – 9 pm. (2043 N. Miami Ave., Wynwood, Miami). Until March 31, 2018.
Opening Reception: February 10, 6 – 9 pm. University of Miami Art Gallery – Wynwood( 2750 NW 3rd Ave. Ste. 4). Hard Edge Miami: Ramon Bofill, Jeff Larson, David Marsh, Gerardo Olhovich, Victoria Ravelo, Sergio Rodriguez, Kathleen Staples, Kyle Trowbridge, and Kerry Ware: nine contemporary Miami artists who, in addition to having all studied art at UM at some point over the past 25 years, have now, synchronistically, come to embrace the need to create art that acknowledges the visual effectiveness of simplified forms, flattened surfaces, hard linear edges, large swaths of color, and underlying geometric pictorial structure as the visual mechanisms for embodying psychologically satisfying sensations of order and beauty. Until February 28, 2018.
Opening Reception: Saturday Feb.10, 6 – 9 pm. La Mancha de Plátano, the first Miami-based solo show of works by Trek6. LnS Gallery (2610 SW 28th Lane, Miami ). Oscar Montes, known as Trek6, is a graffiti artist born in Puerto Rico, based in Miami, and renowned for his innovative large-scale murals.Until March 14, 2018.
A chorus of contemporary voices that recite and interpret the text Palabras Ajenas by Leon Ferrari, which will be read in full in PAMM’s auditorium on February 15 from 1 to 9 pm.
talk by Mette Tommerup and renowned independent curator Debra Bricker Balken (pictured). Balkan is an independent curator and writer who has organized numerous exhibitions on subjects relating to American modernism and contemporary art of major museums nationally.
February 16 – April 16: Jorge Salas. Sculpture Series: Tu y Yo / Escrituras Sin Tiempo. Ascaso Gallery (2442 NW 2nd Ave., Wynwood Arts District). Catalog by Carol Damian. The interplay of geometric volumes in abstract construction is a constant feature of the work of Jorge Salas.
Saturday, Feb. 17, 7 pm – midnight. PAMM (Join the Ambassadors and the Miami community as we celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of the PAMM Fund for African American Art with great art, cocktails, food, music and people! The Fund’s founding supporter of this annual gathering, the Knight Foundation, is matching every dollar raised this year in an effort to help us create an incredible collection of African American Art.