Onajide Shabaka in Conversation with Dr. Edmund Abaka, PhD @ Emerson Dorsch
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Emerson Dorsch Gallery and Dr. Edmund Abka for a conversation with artist Onajide Shabaka about his work and pratices in relation to ethnobotany, biology, and the African slave era with his solo exhibition Alosúgbe: a journey across time in the gallery. Shabaka works in photography, paper and sculpture to create conceptual work about migration and colonization, and will be interviewed by African studies professor and photographer Abaka.

First Friday @ ICA Miami
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join ICA for their first Friday social event in which visitors can stay at the museum until 10pm, and enjoy the district district air. The museum will be displaying public art installations by Sol LeWitt, Yona Friedman, Urs Fischer, and Buckminster Fuller. This month will also feature a free performance series produced by 19-time Grammy Award-Winning Producer Emilio Estefan in collaboration with the Miami Symphony Orchestra.

Fountainhead Residency Welcome Cocktail/ Artist Talk @ The Fountainhead Residency
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cocktails and an artist talk with current artists in residence at The Fountainhead Residenc:; Pat Phillips (Pineville, LA), Coady Brown (Baltimore), and in partnership with the Commuter Biennial: Marie Lorenz (New York) and Lisa Lee (Boise, ID).

690 NE 56th St, Miami.The Fountainhead Residency is a 501(c)3 and all donations are tax deductible.

Gallery Night Live @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday, July 5th; 6-10pm; Coral Gables Museum

Enjoy a night of fun with the Coral Gables Museum as they celebrate their monthly “Gallery Night Live” celebration in Miami. The museum will be premiering some new exhibitions such as  Paintings by Andres Cabrera at the Frank Lynn Gallery; America Weaves, at the Fewell Gallery; and The Art of Compassion in Gallery 109 and the Creating the Dream permanent exhibition.Enjoy these new exhibitions while also enjoying live music, a bar, and light bites. This event is free and open to the public.

Dionne Warwick with Symphony Orchestra @ Adrienne Arsht Center
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday, July 6th; 8pm; Adrienne Arsht Center

Join the Adrienne Arsht Center and Grammy award winner Dionne Warwick for a one-night performance on Independence Day Weekend. Warwick will perform her renowned songs and ” Walk on By,” “Don’t Make Me Over,” and “That’s What Friends Are For,” among many others while accompanied by a live music orchestra.

I’m Bored @ MOCA Pavilion - Museum of Contemporary Art
Jul 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Celebrate national Anti-Boredom Month with a live reading of the children’s book “I’m Bored,” then paint and play with the ultimate anti-boredom STEAM project, OOBLEK! Color your own non-Newtonian fluid and experiment with drip painting. On July 7: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Free. MOCA – North Miami (770 NE 12th St. North Miami).


PAMM and Wolfsonian are Open Today @ Perez Art Museum Miami
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Monday, July 8th; 6-10pm; PAMM

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.

Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday, July 9th; 1-2pm; Frost Museum FIU

Join the Frost Museum and chief curator Amy Galpin for an in depth look at “Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists Book”, which takes visitors though a series of books, texts, narrative, sketchbooks and more shown in a new visual interdisciplinary medium.

La Maleta del Abuelo @ Pigalle Gallery
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cuban American artist Elodia Ramirez de Arellano Fanjul solo show: La Maleta del Abuelo” will open this Thursday, July 11, 6 – 9 at Pigalle Gallery in Little River (360 NE 75th St. Space 122, Little River). On view until August 11.


Real Utopias: Paths Through Utopias with MOAD @ Bill Cosford Cinema, University of Miami
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 11th; 6-8pm; MOAD @ MDC

Join MOAD for a FREE screening of Paths to Utopias, a 2011 film that documents 10 utopian experiments, from the direct-action Climate Camp set up illegally beside Heathrow airport to a hamlet squatted by French art punks, from occupied self-managed Serbian factories to a free-love commune in an ex Stasi base. This series aims to understand present urban and societal changes and what they will look like in the future.


The Art of a Caged Bird Singing @ Historic Ward Rooming House
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hampton Art Lovers presents The Art of a Caged Bird Singing: The Personal Art Collection of Maya Angelou & FrancoFiles, Code Noir: A Visual Exploration of Negritude in New Orleans, Haiti and Senegal at the Historic Ward Rooming House, built in 1925 (249 NW 9th St. Overtown). From July 11th to September 8th.

Ivonete Leite @ Documenta III @ Art Design Gallery
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Documenta III: connection. Five elements of nature and artistic expression. Participatiing: Ivonete Leite (Brazil), Alexis Castillo (Cuba), Vilma Volcanes (Venezuela), among others. On view until July 29. (8688 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fl. 33138),

Kathryn Yousoff Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 11th; 7pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA for a conversation with Kathryn Yousoff entitled “The Geologies of Race: unearthing the ground”, in which the Professor of Inhuman Geography at the Queen Mary University of London will take visitors on a journey explaining the Earth as it was and how it will be in relation to our species as we suffer climate crisis. Kathryn Yousoff’s specialization in earth sciences, black feminist theory, geophilosophy and political aesthetics in the Anthropocene makes this lecture a particularly interesting one as we trek through the theory of origin.

bs: a look @ bus stops in Miami-Dade @ HistoryMiami Museum
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Photographer and multi-disciplinary artist Paula Kelley launches her new exhibition “bs: a look @ bus stops in Miami-Dade” at HistoryMiami Museum Community Gallery. Opening: Friday, July 12, 3 – 5 pm. On view until September 18. The photographs on display are culled from over 500 images of bus stops in the Miami-Dade area taken over the last four years.


Free Family Fun Day: Happy Birthday Miami @ HistoryMiami
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, July 13th; 10am; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami to celebrate Miami’s 123rd Birthday with a free family fun day event, filled with activities, creative crafts, storytime lectures and tours of of the museums exhibition Topical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida spread at a couple times during the day. This event is open to people of all ages as they learn about the city that surrounds them in an education and entertaining way.

Free Second Saturdays @ PAMM
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, July 13th; 10-6pm; PAMM

Join PAMM for their Free Second Saturdays events, in which visitors can see the museum galleries for free while enjoying tours, guest artists and creative activities. See the newest exhibitions including contemporary Colombian artist Beatriz Gonzalez: A Restrospective, and Zhao Gang’s History Painting while enjoying a beautiful day at the Biscayne Bay terrace.

Artful Playdates @ Frost Museum
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, July 13th; 10:30-12pm; Frost Art Museum @ FIU

Join the Frost for a family event, in which parents and kids are invited to participate in engaging activities that promote language development, reading and teamwork through playful games and collaborative crafts.

Creativity Exploration @ NSU Art Museum
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Saturday, July 13th; 12-1:30pm; NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale

Join the NSU Art Museum to explore your creative side, with adult workshops for mental clarity and relaxation at the end of the busy week. This months session is inspired by the Japanese paper marbling technique called suminagashi,, in which visitors can make their own papers while enjoying a mindfulness workshop led by specialist Lark Keeler.

George Bethea. For Darby: A Retrospective Exhibition @ University of Miami Gallery - Wynwood
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For Darby is a survey exhibition of George Bethea’s paintings from 2006 through 2019 and is in honor of Walter Darby Bannard (September 23, 1934 – October 2, 2016). Over their 25 year friendship, Bannard has championed Bethea’s paintings in numerous essays. Opening Reception on July 13, 6 – 9 pm at University of Miami space in Wynwood (2750 NW 3rd. Ave., Ste. 4, Miami, Fl. 33127) On view until July 28.


Vitamin L (Landscape) @ PanAmerican Art Projects
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

(July 13 – August 24) Pan-American Art Projects opens VITAMIN L: The Disruption of Color in Contemporary Landscape discuss the contemporary variants of oneof the most traditional themes in the history of art: the Landscape. Artists: Gustavo Acosta, Ansel Adams, Ariamna Contino, Laddie John Dill, Edouard Duval-Carrier, Jose Manuel Fors, Carlos Gallardo, Joe Goode, Frank Mujica, Jorge Lopez Pardo, Adislen Reyes, Jorge Ri­os, Rusty Scruby, and Jose A. Toirac. On view until August 24.


Second Sunday Film Festival: Heading Home @ NSU Art Museum
Jul 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, July 14th; 1:30-4pm; NSU Art Museum

Join NSU Museum for their Second Sunday film festival event. This month’s movie is Heading Home, a film about national baseball team as it competes for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. This classic underdog story tells the story of passion, pride, victory, and defeat. Before the screening, join the museum for a tour of William J. Glackens: From Pencil to Paint.


PAMM and Wolfsonian are Open Today @ Perez Art Museum Miami
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Monday, July 15th; 10-6pm; PAMM

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.


Kids Create @ Frost Museum
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – Jul 19 @ 12:30 pm

Monday, July 15th- Friday July 19th; 10:30-12:30pm; Frost Museum FIU

Join the Frost Museum and Florida International University for a one week long summer camp extravaganza in which kids get to join the museum for artistic crafts, activities on color and observation, games based on the galleries, and more. Visitors will at the end of the week make a storybook based on the week at the museum. Parents can buy a single day pass or a whole week pass for children, either is sure to guarantee a fun, educational and artistic experience for the kids while on break from school.

Emily Eliza Scott Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, July 16th; 7pm; ICA

Join ICA for “Un-spectacularizing Climate Change”, a captivating lecture with artist and scholar Emily Eliza Scott, who makes the focus of her work revolve around ecological processes within contemporary art. In this discussion, she will talk about climate change imagery in the contemporary art world, and the ways in which artists and activists have called attention to this global crisis.

Members Moonlight Meditation @ Vizcaya
Jul 16 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Tuesday, July 16; 7:45-8:45; Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Start the week off right this Tuesday with the Moonlight Meditation overlooking the Biscayne Bay in the Vizcaya gardens. Greet the new week refreshed by the full moon and relaxing, set intentions for yourself and renew your personal energies with breathing exercises, crystal bowls, sound bowls, and some light yoga. Treat yourself to a self-care night, listen to your body and relish the beauty of the landscape, moonlight and your own self-awareness.

It will never become quite familiar to you @ Oolite Arts
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
July 17 – September 29: It will never become quite familiar to you. Curated by Angelica Arbelaez. Artists: Cristine Brache, Jesse Chun, Paloma Izquierdo, Natalia Lassalle Morillo, Michelle Lisa Polissaint, Jamilah Sabur and Agustina Woodgate.Opening Reception on Wednesday, July 17, 7 – 9 pm. Photo Zacary Balber 
One East Society: Society Social General Provision Downtown @ NSU Art Museum
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday July 18th; 6-9pm; NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale

Calling all One East Society members of the NSU Art Museum for the museum’s newest first Societal Social event, in which visitors can network with other professionals and appreciators of the arts while enjoying a pop-up art installation, a live performance by The Pulse Brand, and a DJ set.

Exhibition Opening: The Other Side of Now @ PAMM
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, June 18th; 6:30pm; PAMM

Join PAMM for the opening of their newest exhibition entitled The Other Side of Now, which explores Caribbean art in the past and future, the influence of colonization on their history, while focusing on the growth instead of the adversity. In this exhibition, 14 artists of the Caribbean come together to explore their heritage and diaspora moving into the future.

Carolina Caycedo Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 18th; 7-8pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA Miami and multimedia Colombian artist Carolina Caycedo for “Stop Being a Threat and To Become a Promise”. This lecture tells about the work of Caycedo, which explores human rights, social and environmental justice, and cultural biodiversity within community, and the processes of performances, drawings, photographs and videos to communicate her contemporary ideas.

Roberto Lombana @ Artscape Lab
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Opening Thursday July 18m 7 – 10 pm: Roberto Lombana. Ying & Yang amazing new photographs at ArtScape Lab in Little River.Lombana aproaches photography with a Lenticular technology application that allows him to signify opposite realities that arise from his personal vision of the formal and the conceptual to present a series of works in a dynamic equilibrium.