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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
Gustavo Oviedo: No Rush curated by Jane Hart opens at Miami Art Society (6300 NW 2nd. Ave. Little Haiti) on Saturday, November 2nd, 6 – 9 pm. Actively engaging with multilayered aspects of the marine environment informs Oviedo’s use of divergent materials and aesthetics. Waves, coral, clouds, shifting currents, and sea life, all find fresh forms in his latest paintings and drawings.
First Saturday of the month at LnS Gallery (2610 SW 28th Lane, Coconut Grove) opening reception for The Artful Book 2019: an installation of artist-made books by South Florida artists: John William Bailly, Mario Bencomo, Margarita Cano, Pablo Cano, Martin Casuso, Rosemarie Chiarlone with poet Susan Weiner,and Lydia Rubio, among others.
Today, Nov. 6, 7 pm: Curator Ruba Katrib returns to Miami for the final Talks of the fall season. Katrib is curator of cutting-edge MoMA PS1. Previously, she held curatorial positions at SculptureCenter, NY and at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami.The Talks are amazing, don’t miss this one! Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59Terr). Free! get free tickets in the link!
Tonight is Sterling Ruby Opening Night at 7 pm: ICA Miami presents the first comprehensive museum survey for renowned American/Dutch artist Sterling Ruby. Spanning more than two decades of the artist’s career, the exhibition features an array of works created in various mediums, from his iconic ceramics and paintings to lesser-known drawings and installations.
Archeology of Memory: Site and sound of ceramics. Curated by Morel Doucet. On view: November 9, 2019 — March 31, 2020. Participating artists: Judith Berk-King, Beatriz Chachamovitz, Xavier Cortada, Morel Doucet, Jenna Efrein, Sharon Norwood, Lauren Shapiro, Troy Simmons, Kira Tippenhauer, and Valeria Yamamoto. Opening Reception: Saturday, November 9, 12 – 5 pm.
CultureFest 305 on Saturday, November 9 | 12 – 6:30 t the HistoryMimi Museum (101 W. Flagler St.) Free one-day festival at HistoryMiami! A jam-packed day of music, dance, food, and art. This festival brings together the city’s finest traditional artists for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft activities for all ages, and cuisine from our favorite local restaurants.RSVP!
11/09 at from 5 pm: The Opening Reception with music and bites of Passage to Memory is an extraordinary exhibit that transforms a funeral home into a collective celebration of life. Sixteen Artists: Yovani Bauta, Rosee Camafreita,Devin Caserta, Lourdes Fuller, Antonio Gonzalez-Nuñez, Marcy Grosso, MANO, Robert McKnight, Tony Mendoza, Luisa Mesa, Ali Miranda, Aurora Molina, Gene Page, Carlos Rancaño, Jacqueline Roch, and Miguel Rodez. Curated by Cuqui Beguiristain. On view until December 14. The Caballero Rivero Woodlawn is a bird sanctuary.
Opening Reception of Encounter: Nine Contemporary Cuban Artists on Saturday, November 9, 7 – 9 pm. . Curated by Victor Gómez. Featuring artists: Aimee Pérez, Ismael Gómez Peralta, Victor Gómez, Pedro Avila Gendis, Alberto Carol, Asbel Gomez Dumpierre, Reynier Llanes Marquez, and Armando Pérez Aleman. At Saladrigas Gallery at the Ignatian Center for the Arts, Jesuit Belen Preparatory School. 500 SW 127th Ave., Miami, Fl. 33184. Free admission.
Support the Creative Programs at The Barnyard this Sunday, November 10, 3-5 pm (3615 Palmetto Ave., Miami 33133 FL 33133)
Enjoy wine and bites in a recently renovated architect’s home from Berlin now nestled in tropical Coconut Grove: The highlight of the event is the premiere of a new collection of cloth napkins, hand printed by Barnyard Kids, ages 6 to 12 using hand-carved wood blocks from India. Also a silent auction will be held. Napkins will also be available COST TO ATTEND: Minimum donation of $250 per couple All proceeds benefit Creative Programs at The Barnyard. RSVP:email@example.com
Monday, November 11: PAMM & The Wolfsonian are open 10 – 6 pm
Start the week off with a pleasant day of museum-going at the PAMM or the Wolfsonian. Museums are typically known for being closed on Mondays worldwide, but in Miami, there is something to do every day of the week. See the modern and contemporary art that lies within the halls of PAMM, or see the design marvels in the Wolfsonian, both have remarkable collections that don’t disappoint.
Join the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus) and ARTtuesdays/MIAMI at Books & Books (Coral Gables) for an engaging conversation between renowned Cuban American artist Carlos Estévez and noted art historian and curator Dr. Carol Damian, member of the ARTtuesdays ‘Miami team. The pair will discuss Estévez’s latest project, Cities of the Mind, which Damian guest curated and which remains on view at the Lowe through May 3, 2020.
Wed, Nov 13, 6-30 – 7:30 pm. Gallerist Tyler Emerson-Dorsch talks with Elisabeth Condon about her new show Effulgence and an exciting year. In particular, Condon has recently connected with the Pattern and Decoration artists. We’ll talk about what this context means to her work and what is ahead.
Join the City of Miami Beach in tipping our hats to the one and only Micky Wolfson, Wolfsonian founder and collector extraordinaire, on the occasion of his 80th year. On Thursday, November 14, 7–10pm, A Universe of Micky will transform 10th Street between Washington and Collins into a big, block-wide birthday bash under the stars. A rousing performance by the FIU Marching Band will kick things off as the block opens to pedestrians with food trucks, cash bars, an Airstream lighting activation by Lutron, and, of course, dessert, while inside the museum visitors are invited to experience opening night of our new exhibition, A Universe of Things: Micky Wolfson Collects. The evening will conclude with a bang: an outdoor concert by Nu Deco Ensemble, magical maestros of Miami.
Nov. 15, 16 & 17, 2019: With projected animation and performance, Matreyek presents an expansive, visually stunning examination of the impact of humanity on Earth’s natural systems. At the cross section of fantastical cinema and classic theater, Matreyek creates one-of-a-kind performances that makes invisible worlds visible, often weaving narratives of conflict between humanity and nature.
Today, Saturday, November 16, 5 – 6:30 pm at Dimensions Variable (101 NW 79 St.). Free. Looking Back, a conversation: Dimensions Variable Co-Founder & CEO Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova in a conversation with artists Felice Grodin, Fabian Peña, Jamilah Sabur, Tom Scicluna, Agustina Woodgate. These are all artists included in the current exhibition 10—A Decade commemorating DV’s 10th anniversary.
John William Bailly, opening of his solo show: The Roses of Fibonacci on Saturday. November 16, 6 – 9 pm at LnS Gallery. Catalog essay by Melissa Diaz, Deering State Curator with poems by renowned American poet Richard Blanco. On view until January 1, 2020.