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Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), as well as Verde Restaurant and Bar, will be closed to the public from Monday, August 19 through Sunday, August 25, 2019 for maintenance. Administrative offices and phone lines will still be open for questions, event bookings, dining reservations, and memberships. The museum will reopen to the public on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10am, with usual museum hours. Learn more at pamm.org/visit. While the museum is closed, connect with PAMM digitally. See behind-the-scenes features on Instagram (@pamm), Twitter (@pamm), and Facebook (perezartmuseummiami).
Opening to the public on Thursday, August 22 at the Coral Gables Museum. HISPA Fest, curated by Felix Suazo. 19 artists and 12 writers of 10 Ibero-American countries: Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Perú, and Venezuela.
Experience the art of chocolate making during a behind-the-scenes tour of Cao Chocolates! Chocolatier Ricardo Trillos will discuss the factory’s process in creating bean-to-bar chocolate and sourcing ingredients locally and from fair-trade farms around the world. Don’t miss the chance to taste the shop’s delicious creations and learn about this art form from Miami’s pioneer in bean-to-bar chocolate making.
Fountainhead Open House! Meet the artists in residency at Fountainhead: Katrina Coombs from Jamaica (hosted in partnership with Diaspora Vibe Cultural Incubator), Sherrill Roland from Raleigh, NC, and Jackson McGrath from NY. Take the opportunity to become a Fountainhead member from $100 up. Fountainhead Studios (Local artists) are open to the public twice a year. Fountainhead Residency (National/International artists) hosts monthly Open Houses. See website for dates. Admission: Free.
On Thursday, August 29, 3 – 5 pm, photographer Gary Monroe will discuss his series South Beach, 1977-1986 on view at the Frost Art Museum FIU. In 1977, Monroe embarked on a decade-long project to photograph the aging Jewish community in South Beach. He had grown up around this community and sought to capture the vibrancy and slow decline of this close-knit neighborhood.
Atchugarry Art Center invites you and your guests to the closing reception of the two exhibits: Women Geometers, at Piero Atchugarry Gallery, curated by Adriana Herrera, and What I really want to tell you…at Pablo Atchugarry Foundation, curated by Jennifer Inacio and Flavia Macuco. Thursday, August 29, 6 – 9 pm.
While Hurricane Dorian approaches museums and galleries are cancelling and re-scheduling their events. We will try to do so and keep the calendar as accurate as possible. Be careful and stay safe! Image Sandra Ramos (detail)
Converging Lines with Jaime Gili, Marcolina Dipierro and Andres Arzuaga is DS Projects, Cristina and Gonzalo Segnini exhibit at Durban Segnini Gallery space. Opening Reception on Saturday, August 31st, 6 – 9 pm (3072 SW 38th Ave. Miami, Fl. 33146. Parking available).
Opening at MUCE this Sunday, September 1st at 5 pm. Curated by: Bart Mervil. Shakti: An Indian Woman’s Journey Of Healing Trauma Through Ancestral Guidance and Spiritual Awakening . Indian American artist, poet and activist Dita Devi expresses her journey through art of finding solace in culture through deep meditation and trance in the creation of various images of the female archetypes, primarily relating to her Hindu background.
From September 5, inaugural exhibition: Open New Worlds: A Journey Through the Kislak Collection.
ICA Miami welcomes Berlin-based producer Mechatok to First Fridays. Mechatok’s performance will be complemented by Shanghai-based visual artist Kim Laughton. “[Mechatok] is still only 21 but over the last few years has slowly developed one of the most distinctive sounds in contemporary electronic music: equal parts blissful and melancholic club-ready pop miniatures. In the Sculpture Garden, ICA Miami and ARTECHOUSE Miami have teamed with Ketel One Vodka to present a unique augmented reality cocktail experience.
ArtsLaunch is the biggest free community event in Miami that celebrates the performing arts and other arts disciplines. This open house is the annual kick-off to Miami’s art season! ArtsLaunch is a full day of over 50 activities including free mini performances, interactive workshops, kid’s activities, farmers market, tours and more.
Form/Function/Power by Jessie Laino commences LnS third anniversary. Opening Reception, Saturday, September 7, 6 – 9 pm. Jessie Laino, a Miami native offering a salient perspective that weaves the purposefulness of construction with the precision of honed artistic technique. In her deconstruction and reconstruction of quotidian objects, Laino infuses form with allegory, creating an intensified relationship for the receptive viewer. On view until November 2.
Today opens Functional Art celebrating Bauhaus Centenary. A group exhibit that includes Natalie Flores, Sectis Design, Nina Surel, Odabashian Rugs, Adriana Barrios, among others. On view until October 6. (11000 Red Road, Pinecrest Gardens).
September 7 – October 7: Rewilding by Annie Blazejack & Geddes Levenson. Opening Reception at the Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery is on Saturday, September 7, 6 – 9 pm. Geddes Levenson and Annie Blazejack grew up together in Miami, FL., and both graduated from the New World School of the Arts, Miami’s premier magnet school for the arts. They have been showing work together for over a decade.
Doral Hearts Brazil brings together a photography exhibition of Brazilian artists residing in South Florida that will showcase Brazil’s highly diverse culture, people and landscaping. Curated by Christopher Barake and Mariza Formaggini. Featuring: Ivonete Leite, Caetano Lopes, Maritza Caneca, Messi Schneider, among others. Opening on September 5, 6 – 9 pm at Doral Government Center (8401 NW 53rd Terrace, Doral, Fl. 33166. Dates have changed because of Dorian’s effects.
Venezuelan artist Mercedes Elena Gonzalez presents Dilatantes in Meta Miami, previously called Miami Biennale (2751 N. Miami Ave., Wynwood Arts District). Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 11, 7 – 9:30 pm.
What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey features selections from gifts made by Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles–based collector, scholar, and advocate, who has donated 60 artworks to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) since 2016. Thursday, September 12 | 6 – 9 pm. Every Thursday, enjoy art after dark at PAMM. Participate in hands-on art-making, centered around the museum’s current exhibitions, and explore the galleries until 9 pm.
(Sept. 5 – Oct. 20) MOCA has enlisted Amy Galpin, chief curator of the Frost Art Museum, to curate this dynamic exhibition which presents works by artists exclusively from South Florida who live and work in Broward, Martin-Monroe, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties. his year’s exhibition will showcase 13 artists including: Nellie Appleby, Felecia Carlisle, Domingo Castillo, Jennifer Clay, Katrina Miller, Reginald O’Neal, Edison Peñafiel, Sebastian Ruiz, Jamilah Sabur, Vivien Segel, Misael Soto, Amber Tutwiler and Agustina Woodgate.
Free at HistoryMiami Museum: Immerse yourself in the culture of the Seminole people during our free Family Fun Day! Learn about traditional Seminole arts through storytelling, craft activities, patchwork clothing, an interactive touch table, and much more. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience live canoe carving demonstrations at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. by master carver and HistoryMiami Museum’s newest artist-in-residence, Pedro Zepeda!
Curated by Tosha Grantham, Griots’ Gallery presents Images of Oppression on view until October 4, with a lecture at 2 pm on Saturday, September 14, 1 – 4 pm. The gallery is located in the Center for Haitian Studies (8260 NE 2nd. Ave,)
September 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020: Art After Stonewall, 1969 – 1989. Curated by Jonathan Weinberg, Daniel Marcus, and Drew Sawyer.. Reception on Saturday, September 14, 4 – 7 pm. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, this groundbreaking survey features more than 200 works of art and related visual materials that explore the profound impact of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) liberation movement on visual culture.
Artist Amalia Caputo will install Transferences 2.0, a project for which she has photographed more than 1,700 personal objects from her collection. The image archive is mounted to the wall, and a “living archive” of the actual objects is displayed in the gallery. During the course of the exhibition, objects will be distributed to gallery visitors. Opening on Saturday, September 14, 5 – 8 pm. On view until October 27.
(August 21 – September 20). Opening Reception on Saturday September 14, 6 – 9 pm. The Department of Art and Art History at University of Miami is pleased to present the work of its 2019 Incoming Graduate Students. Featuring:Kimberly Bauldree (Micanopy, Florida), , Talia Ceravolo (San Diego, California), Jessica Dehen (Coral Springs, Florida), Christine Di Staola (Hamilton, Ohio. Lived 30 years in Pesaro and Urbino, Italy), Nadine Hall (Kingston, Jamaica), Lance Layman (Mountain View, Arkansas), Charlisa Montrope (Castries, St. Lucia).
Locust Projects presents Antenna an interactive installation and activation by artist collaborative, FeCuOp. Founded in Miami in 1997, FeCuOp includes Jason Ferguson, Christian Curiel, Brandon Opalka and recent new member, Victor Villafañe. This is FeCuOp’s first major collaborative project in Miami since 2003. Opening Reception on September 14, 7 – 9 pm at Miami Design Distry newley renovated space.
Sunday, September 15, 5 – 6 pm: Carrying Your Part of the Sky: What artists do in perilous times: a conversation with acclaimed novelist Edwidge Danticat and artist and scholar Frances Negrón-Muntaner, moderated by Tom Healy. Non members: $10.
If you work in galleries, libraries, archives or museums and are interested in how to engage with Wikipedia, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is hosting an event on September 17 that is tailor-made for you. A presentation for Miami-area cultural institutions on the use and impact of Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other wiki tools. Engagement personnel from Miami-area galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs) are invited to this event. Instructions will be given on how to identify, gather and post materials for contribution to these platforms.Mary Mark Ockerbloom, Wikipedian in Residence at Science History Institute, will be coming to Vizcaya to demonstrate how cultural institutions are establishing GLAM-Wiki programs to tell their stories and share their collections on a global scale on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.
The nation’s largest and finest literary gathering will celebrate its 36th anniversary Nov. 17 – 24, 2019, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The nation’s leading weeklong literary festival featuring more than 500 authors. Tens of thousands of people descend on Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami for six nights of readings and discussions with notable authors from around the world, topped off by the beloved three-day Street Fair.
Art + Activism: Linda Cheung, Frances Colón + Xavier Cortada on Climate Change moderated by Director Cathy Leff. Panel starts at 6:30 pm, then Open Studios from 8 – 10 pm. Tour begin at 8:20 pm outside the Audrey Love Gallery. On-view: PLAY, LAY, AYE: Navigating queerness, where space is always in flux, by GeoVanna Gonzalez. Platform Stage.
Curated by Sebastien Laboureau, a remake of REMIX! Featuring Mario Loprete, Robert Leone, Marcus Klinko among others On view until November 30.The rejuvenated exhibit highlights unique mixed media fine artworks from across the globe with each piece embodying the incredible impact the music industry has on society, culture, and history. “Remix” aims to redefine how music is preserved in the fine art world with inspirational works that emphasize the true beauty and artistry of an industry not always beholden to the eye.