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Tuesday, March 19th; 12-1:30pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum and drag phenomenon Queef Latina for “A Sense of Pride” with talks on sexuality, the inception of drag and the LGBTQ+ community. This month’s special guest, Queef Latina is a drag performer and sewing instructor based in Miami, Florida. She owns Queef Enterprises, a community sewing studio in downtown Miami where she holds monthly workshops and private classes.
Wednesday, March 20th; 12-2pm; Frost Museum FIU
Join the Frost Museum at FIU for an afternoon of relaxation and art as a break from the busyness of the week. All ranges of skill are welcome to come to paint, draw or just enjoy the company of the studio session for free, with materials provided by the museum and the careful attention of the University Art faculty and practicing artists.
Wednesday, March 20th; 6-9pm; Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
The whole family can join Vizcaya for Gardens by Moonlight, a special event in which visitors of all ages can enjoy live music on the terrace, a beautiful view of the Biscayne Bay when the sun sets, a tour of the gardens, and wine. Members are also subject to special additional tours within the Community Program.
Wednesday, March 20th; 7-8pm; Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Join Vizcaya for a talk about John Singer Sargent, one of the most renowned portrait painters of the 19th century and star of the Art Institute of Chicago’s exhibitions at the moment. In this discussion, we will join art historian and curator to delve into the relationship between Sargent and the Deering family, and to talk about Sargent’s watercolor pieces of the estate, and Vizcaya’s influence on the budding artist.
Thursday, March 21st; 6-8pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami for this amazing multicultural celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year. In this event, visitors will get to experience the unique traditions and ceremonies of Iran, including a performance by musician Reza Filsoofi and the Caravan Ensemble, featuring dancer Roshana Nofret.
Thursday, March 21st; 7pm; ICA
Join ICA for Ishmael and the Well of Ancient Mysteries and Lover, a film by artist Dara Friedman. After the screening, Friedman will be having a discussion about the role of art in filmmaking, their connection and the way that personal experiences, images, sound, and editing combine to create an on-screen masterpiece.
Thursday, March 21st; 7-10 pm; Perez Art Museum Miami
Join PAMM for this special event in which members are invited to a special new experiential audio-visual concert series called CURRENTS, presented by DEFY. Not only do members get to enjoy this springtime special for free, but sustainable level members and above get to receive complimentary cocktails on the terrace with a members lounge. Not a member? Join today for access to many special events like this one and many more throughout the year.
Friday, March 22nd; 101m-12pm; PAMM
Visit PAMM and celebrate the Gift of Art, the museum’s permanent collection and it’s 35th anniversary with this members-only exclusive event. Join PAMM director Franklin Sirmans and Miami Art Museum founding director Suzanne Delehanty for a discussion on these pieces and the museum itself. Not a PAMM member yet? Join today for access to special events like these and discounts.
Friday, March 22nd; 6-8pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum for an art talk with Spanish artist and photographer Miquel Salom as he explores ancient methods of photography to depict the Gables. In this manual process of recording images, the amount of light allowed in the negatives is a key element that affects the result. For Miquel, this project is also about “enlightenment” and “illumination,” as, following the exhibition, proceeds from the works auctioned will literally bring light in the form of electricity to 2,000 people in the villages of Northern Guatemala.
Friday, March 22nd; 6:30 pm; LnS Gallery
Join the LnS Gallery for a panel discussion on their exhibition, Tim Buwalda’s Neighborhood Projects, which represents quintessential aspects of American identity through hyperrealistic oil painting.
Saturday, February 23rd; 10:30-2pm; Frost Museum
Join the Frost Art Museum FIU for two events for two different age groups–Artful Playdates and the Makerspace Workshop. Artful Playdates is dedicated to teaching young children developmental skills through hands-on engaging activities and artistic endeavors. Not only that, parents and visitors of all ages can experience workshops based on exhibitions within the museum. This month’s feature activity includes learning to dye their own silk scarfs inspired by the exhibition.
Opening Reception today March 23rd at 5 pm. The Search for the Essence of the Feminine Being, Group Show curated by Dayalis Gonzalez from GALA Foundation. 39 artists working across multiple mediums, among them Margarita Cano, Nela Arias-Misson, and Nina Fuentes (Nina Dotti). On view until May 31st.
Sunday, March 24th; 1 pm; Coral Gables Art Cinema
Join the Gables Arts Cinema to revisit “Improper Conduct”. This special film, premiered locally at the Miami film festival 35 years ago, depicts the lives and documents the systemic violation of human rights and the persecution of homosexuals in Castro’s Cuba. Improper Conduct went on to win major awards internationally for its eye-opening exposition.
Monday, March 25th; 4-6pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Gables Museum for a one-week spring break camp for the kiddos, with activities to grow and expand creativity. This week will be replete of fun and diverse activities such as observational drawing, turn any picture into a masterpiece, transform a 2-dimensional drawing into a 3D perfection, paper making, learn critical thinking essentials and much more.
PAMM Student Pass holders receive free admission anytime they want to visit. They may bring (1) adult guest for free with them. The pass holder must currently be attending a Miami-Dade County Public School, in grade Pre-K-12. The pass holder must be present for the adult to visit. There is only (1) adult guest admitted per pass holder. Any additional adults must be museum members or purchase admission.Wednesday, March 27, special Spring Break hours: 10 am – 6 pm.
Wednesday, March 27th; 6-10pm; Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Join Vizcaya for their Seersucker Social party, in which you can dress up, go out and enjoy live jazz music, lawn bowling, yard dice, croquet, and swing dancing for this 20s themed event! In celebration of James Deering’s residence at the Vizcaya home during the early 20th century, visitors are invited to get snazzy in their best 1920s outfits and join the museum for this game night.
Wednesday, March 27th; 7-8pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Gables Museum on the last Wednesday of every month for their architecture lecture, this month’s talk celebrating the 80th-anniversary celebration of the museum. Hilario Candela of Candela + Partners is hosting this talk as the renowned architect and author of “Coral Gables: The Last Fifty–Reflections of Architecture”.
Thursday, March 28th; 3:30pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for a contemplative discussion on the role of art in the lives and identity of the O’Keefe sisters–Georgia, Ida, and Catherine. Lead by O’Keefe scholar Barbara Buhler Lynes, this talk will teach about the journey of accepting yourself as a female artist in a different age.
Thursday, March 28th; 6-6: 30 pm; Perez Art Museum Miami
Join PAMM on the last Thursday of every month for a talk with local artists here in Miami. These discussions provide insight for budding artists and/or creative interested individuals within the artistic community. This month’s talk will be given by Lisa Rockford, in which she will explore her personal journey as well as the combined roles of artist, curator, and educator.
The book highlights Carlos Estevez’ work from 1992 to 2018, as featured in a current exhibition organized by the Tucson Museum of Art. The exhibit is guest-curated by Dr. Carol Damian and features a limited edition, full color, hardbound, catalogue, Carlos Estevez: Entelechy($50) with an essay by Dr. Damian. Damian will introduce the artist, who will present a slideshow of his work, followed by a Q&A with Cristina Nosti of Books & Books.
Panelists include Bartholomew Bland, Executive Director, Lehman College Art Gallery and curator of “Castles in the Sky” and Gustavo Acosta, featured exhibit artist. Moderated by Yuni Villalonga, Chief Curator, Coral Gables Museum.
Thursday, March 28th; 7 pm; Kislak Center
Join the University of Miami and the Kislak Center for Francois Recanati’s lecture Imagination & the Self. The research fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris will explore the relationship between imagination and the self. Mental states such as perception and memory are “reflexive states,” in the sense that they intimately involve an experience of the subject themselves. Learn about the self and the human mind with this fascinating lecture.
Claudio Tozzi (b. Sao Paulo, 1944) opens at Arte Fundamental this coming Friday, March 29th, from 6 pm. This exhibition has a Latin effortless name: Hinc Ad Horam, a hard to pronounce wording, which can be beautifully translated to From Then To This Hour.
Friday, March 29th; 6:30 pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA, the Bonnier Gallery, and Portuguese artist Richard Hoglund for the museum’s monthly wine and conversation talks about the upcoming exhibition pieces and paintings done by this artist. An MIT and Haute école des arts du Rhin graduate, Hoglund delves into multiple media to explore expression in philosophy and language. This event is only open to members. Not a member? Join today for access to exclusive events like this one and many more.
(March 29 – April 30). On the Altars of Vanity, as art critic Janet Batet recommends in her Critic’s Choice April column says the exhibition includes the most recent work by Miami based Cuban artists Grethel Rasua and Harold Garcia V. “xxploring art, life and expectations.”Dot Fiftyone Gallery.
Saturday, March 30th; 2-7pm; ICA Miami
Join the ICA museum in the final days of Women’s month for “They Failed to Remember Us”, a symposium about the ideas and work of Intersectional feminists, women that focus on female issues within the black, Hispanic, indigenous, and queer community. The way that these artists have combined their work and their activism are truly encouraging in these times of global cultural regression and political backlash against social justice and especially women’s rights. The symposium, however, seeks to explore different, interdisciplinary approaches that incorporate questions of race, gender, and colonialism.
Free! On Saturday, March 30th, at Bayfront Park, children and adults can enjoy a magical and unique spectacle in the city of Miami; “The Tempest”, a classical play by William Shakespeare adapted for children of all ages and their families. At the Tina Hill Pavilion at Bayfront Park (301 Biscayne Blvd.). Shakespeare & Friends introduces children, through theatre, to the world of the greats of Universal Literature, such as Shakespeare, Twain, Melville, Dickens and Alcott.
Sunday, March 31st; 8:30-12pm; Coral Gables Museum
Enjoy a day of beauty and relaxation with the Coral Gables Museum on the Miami canals. Starting the day off with a self-guided audio exhibition tour, the day will proceed with a bus ride to the waterways where a stunning amount of natural beauty, wildlife, architecture and hidden gems of the city can be seen and admired.
Sunday, March 31st; 9-10am; Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Join Vizcaya Museum & Gardens for a 60-minute, all-level vinyasa class located in the beautiful museum facing the Biscayne Bay. Yoga will take place in various locations within Vizcaya, including the Garden Mound, South Terrace, and other evocative environments through the estate. Come relax, breathe and work out with fellow Vizcaya members with yoga, and then check out the museum for free. Unwind at the most beautiful historic estate in Miami.
Sunday, March 31st; 12-5pm; NSU Art Museum
Calling all Fort Lauderdale residents! Today, join the NSU Art Museum for free, as the last Sunday of every month has open admission with ID and drivers license. In addition to free Museum admission, Fort Lauderdale residents will receive a 10% discount on catalogs published by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and sold in the Museum Store.