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The Festival’s 37th Edition will take place between March 6 and 15, 2020, but as every October of the previous year we can enjoy: Gems, exclusively at MDC’s Tower Theater (Little Havana). Films like: Pain and Glory (Almodovar), Motherless Brooklyn, Parasite, The Two Popes and The Truth are in this list. For hours check: https://www.squadup.com/events/motherless-brooklyn
Save the date, this year Cintas Fellowship Awards will take place again at the Lowe Art Museum on Thursday, October 10, 6 – 8 pm.
Opening on October 10 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, Morel Doucet opens White Noise: When Raindrops Whisper and Moonlight Screams in Silence curated by Mikhaile Solomon. Doucet examines a host of issues including racial identity, socioeconomic disparity, and colorism through the allegory and very clear and present realities of our climate crisis demonstrated in the decline and demise of our coral reefs and marine biodiversity.
Curated by Adler Guerrier Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place proposes works of various media that incorporate abstraction as both a formal and conceptual framework to render perceptions of place. Opening reception: Friday, October 18, 6 – 9 at the Bakehouse Art Complex (561 NW 32nd St. Wynwood).On view until March 31, 2020.
Join Locust Projects in a progressive evening of reminiscing, talks, and collaborative performances celebrating the closing of FeCuOp: Antenna.. 6-7 pm: Casual happy hour with beer, wine and bites. 7 pm: Conversation with all of the members of FeCuOp moderated by Lorie Mertes, executive director of Locust Projects, with special guest Robert Chambers on the evolution FeCuOp and placing within the context of other artist collectives in Miami that were formed in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 7:30 Performance by dancer and choreographer Ivonne Batanero, 7:50 om special musical guest appearance by mezzo-soprano, Amanda Crider. Accompanied by a piano directly plugged into the Antenna and incorporating the sounds of the theremin! Great Program Friday, October 11, 6 – 8:30 (Locust Projects, 3852 N. Miami Ave.Design District).
Curated by Tosha Grantham, Griots’ Gallery opens two-person exhibition that addresses environmental inequality and erasing historical erasures, Najee Dorsey: Poor People’s Campaign and Arturo Lindsay: Children of Middle Passage,Griots’ Gallery is located at 8260 NE 2nd. Ave. in the Center for Haitian Studies.October 12, 1 – 4 pm. On view until November 22.
The Fountainhead Studios are only open to the public twice a year so don’t miss this opportunity. Saturday, October 12, 3 – 7 pm. 7338 NW Miami Ct., Miami. Free and open to the public.
Amy Schissel, Sean Black, Carlos Gallostra among otherUM Faculty that are showing at University of Miami, Wynwood Building Gallery. Opening on Saturday, October 12, 6 – 9 pm. Free (2750 NW 3rd. Ave. Ste. 4, Wynwood).On view until November 8.
October 12 – November 16: Effulgence, Elisabeth Condon’s show of new paintings at Emerson Dorsch gallery (5900 NW 2nd Ave. Little Haiti) . Elisabeth’s focus, intensity, joy and painterly prowess are on a full view in these pieces.She paints flowers and other details of landscapes, but for Condon depicting flowers are pretexts for painting details as satisfying as elemental human pleasures, or maybe more so, since such activities aren’t always as fun as they’re supposed to be.
From Here to Nowhere by Mark Jenkins opens at Fabien Castanier( both spaces in Wynwood and Little Rive) on Sunday October 13 in Little River and Saturday, October 19, at 6 pm.
Progressive Brunch this Sunday, October 13, from 11 am to 4 pm in 12 powerful contemporary art spaces: Bill Brady, Miami, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Emerson Dorsch, Fabien Castanier Gallery, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Mindy Solomon Gallery, N’Namdi Contemporary, Pan American Art Projects, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Spinello Projects, The Bonnier Gallery, and Tile Blush.Districts involved: Little Haiti, Little River, Arts & Entertainment,and Allapattah.
On the Road II curated by Larry Ossel-Mensah presents eleven artists: Farley Aguilar, William Marcellus Armstrong, Amna Asghar, Tiff Massey, Gisela McDaniel, Osman Khan, Gean Moreno, Ernesto Oroza, Pat Phillips, Johanne Rahaman and Monica Sorelle. Opening Reception on Wednesday, October 16, 6 – 9 pm. 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.
ICA Miami presents a special off-site exhibition of renowned artist Yayoi Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins (2016) in the Miami Design District, marking the first time that one of Kusama’s signature “Infinity Mirror Rooms” will be on view in Miami. Admission is free on Thursdays on a first-come, first-serve basis!On View until January 31, 2020.General Admission $10 (112 NE 41st St. Ste. 106, Miami Design District.
Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nader Art Museum (62 NE 27th St. Wynwood) . On Thursday, October 17, opens Latin American Art: Visions of Identity. Works by: Soraya Abu Naba’ a, Ángel Acosta León , Pedro Álvarez, Cundo Bermúdez, Fernando Botero , Tony Capellán, Mario Carreño, Alejandro Colunga, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Fernando de Szyszlo, Wifredo Lam, among others.
Gary Nader proudly presents Ricardo Cisneros: Tierra Sublime (Namibia: Sublime Land), a series of 30 spectacular photographs from Mr. Cisneros travels to Namibia, Southern Africa. All proceeds from the sales of these photographs will be donated to Global Empowerment Mission to help on the recovery of NW Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. The exhibition will be on view from October 18 through November 30.
Teresita Fernandez: Elemental, on view from October 18, 2019 – February 9, 2020 at PAMM. Artist Talk and Catalogue Signing on the night of October 17, 7 pm.In celebration of the opening, artist Teresita Fernández will discuss her special exhibition Elemental and how her work has led her to this mid-career retrospective. Members enjoy advance ticketing September 26–29. Space is limited. Following the talk, Fernández will sign copies of the Elemental catalogue, while supplies last.
Over the course of two days in two different parts of the city, Paul Ramirez Jonas will engage the public in a series of actions that call into question commonly understood ideas about facts, authority, exchange, value, and trust. Friday, October 18, 11 – 2 pm at the Kyriakides Plaza at MDC Wolfson Campus and Sunday, October 20, 11 am – 2 pm at Harvest Projects at Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 Red Road, Miami, Fl. 33156.
Piero Atchugarry Gallery is pleased to present “When the symbols shatter”, a solo exhibition of new works by Mexico City-based Pablo Rasgado, curated by Domenico de Chirico. Opening reception: Saturday, September 28, 6 – 9 pm.
October 19, 2019 – April 25, 2020: Can It Be Really 20 Years Already? The 20th anniversary exhibition opens on October 19 (11 am – 4 pm).The Warehouse (591 NW 27th St. Wynwood Arts District) exhibitions showcase art of our times featuring 20th & 21st century sculpture, photography, video, painting and large-scale installations by international artists culled from the renowned collection of Martin Z. Margulies
Alternative Facts, an interactive public performance by Paul Ramírez Jonas that explores the concept that truth is a social contract. Over the course of two days in two different parts of the city, the artist will engage individual members of the public in a series of actions that call into question commonly understood ideas about facts, authority, exchange, value, and trust. Friday, October 18, from 11:00AM–2:00 PM at Kyriakides Plaza in MDC’s Wolfson Campus, and on Sunday, October 20, from 11:00 AM–2:00 PM at HARTVEST PROJECT at Pinecrest Gardens in Pinecrest. The events are free and open to the public.
Moderated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace Artist Talk with Sculptor Basil Watson and Christopher Norwood, Director and Curator of Hampton Art Lovers. The show by Jamaican artist Basil Watson: Awakening, Drawings and Sculptures is on view at the Historic Ward Rooming House. “The harmonious expression of one’s vision of life.”
The Cuban Legacy Gallery at the MDC Special Collections will present Spinello Projects’ Juana Valdes: Terrestrial Bodies, on view from October 25, 2019 to April 26, 2020. An opening reception and walkthrough with the artist will be held on October 24. The artist walkthrough will begin at 7:00 pm.
Opening Reception, Guided Nap Meditations, and DJ soundscapes; Siestas Negras / Black Power Napson MOAD (Freedom Tower) on Thursday, October 24, 6 – 9. As part of MOAD’s Where the Oceans Meet exhibition, Black Power Naps / Siestas Negras is an interactive installation that offers rest as a form of reparations. On view through January 12, 2020, the installation invites visitors to lounge on a variety of embellished beds, replete with gauzy canopies, serene lighting, therapeutic sound vibrations, and other restorative props.
Visual artist Juan Roberto Diago (b. 1971), a leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, has produced a body of work that offers a revisionist history of the Cuban nation, and Cuban American artist Carlos Estevez: Cities of the Mind, showing his most recent project: nine large format paintings that reference the artist fascination with city plans open at the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus) on Thursday, October 24, 7 – 9 pm. Opening Reception free for members and $12.50 admission tickets for non members.
Artika Books is a Spanish publishing house specialized in limited edition of artist’s books made by renowned international artists. Fernando Botero, Jaime Plensa and Antonio Lopez, among others. Artika’s Director Marc Buil invites to the presentation and Spanish Reception on Thursday, October 24, 8 – 9:30 pm. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.. Free and open to the public.
Curated by Linda Lopez and Marc Mitchell, featuring works from Nicole Cherubini, Craig Drennen, Ruben Ghenov, Pam Lins, Adam Milner, Amy Pleasant, and Shai Yehezkelli: Hidden Hour opens on Friday, October 25, 6 – 9 pm (Mindy Solomon Gallery: 8397 NE 2nd Ave. Little River). This exhibition features seven artists whose work invokes various notions of “collecting”.
Curated by Bonnie Clearwater the museum Director and Chief Curator, the show Happy! explores the pursuit of happiness through contemporary art with works by Cory Arcangel, Francesco Clemente, Tracey Emin, KAWS, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, among others. On Saturday, October 26, from 5 – 6 Happy Hour, 6 – 8 pm Members Preview and Reception ($25 non members).
Each Raffle ticket admits two guests and guarantees an original artwork by one of over 100 local, national and international artists. Locust Projects, Miami Design District.
Meet the artist and tour the new show Happy! with Los Angeles based artist Alake Shilling Sunday, October 27, 1 pm. Free with admission ticket of $12. NSU Art Museum / Ft. Lauderdale (1 East Las Olas Blvd.)
Lecture on Saturday, November 2, 3 pm at Frost Art Museum. Free. Sculptor Willie Cole. Cole assembles and transforms ordinary domestic and used objects such as irons, ironing boards, and high-heeled shoes into imaginative and powerful works of art and installations. Cole’s art speaks to the social, political, and cultural perspectives on the African American experience. Cole’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the MOMA, the Walker Art Center, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, as well as the National Gallery of Art, among many other museums