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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.
September 18, 7 pm at Little Haiti Cultural Complex. Curators Talk about Contemporary Art. Viso is the senior advisor at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. She is also a Visiting Scholar at the Smithsonian Institution and a Fellow at the Mellon Foundation. From 2008 to 2017, Viso served as the executive director of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Before that, she spent twelve years as curator of contemporary art and as director at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.rvp to talks.com
Six Words – Stories art exhibition explores succinct story-telling through typography. Opening reception: Thursday, September 19, 6 – 9 at the New World Gallery (NWSA, 25 NE 2nd St.). Under the guidance of NWSA graphic design professor Rosario Martinez-Cañas, 13 New World School of the Arts college students and alumni open to the season’s scheduled exhibitions, all free and open to the public.
September 21 – November 9: Carlos Quintana: State od Mind at Pan American Art Projects (274 NE 67th St. Little River). The selection of self-referential paintings of the Cuban artist becomes the intellectual radiography of his work. His moods have been explored by the strength of colors in fantastical stories of his unconscious.
Sunday, September 22, 12 – 2, Free at Deering Estate: Artist talk with Virginia Overton as she discusses her sculptural installation Untitled (Late Bloomer) on site at the Deering Estate. With this work, Overton repurposes the bed of her Dodge Ram 150 pickup truck and fashions it into a habitat for native aquatic plants. This piece will evolve throughout the course of its installation as the plants continue to grow. This discussion will explore the conception and construction of this work, as well as Overton’s artistic career.
Today, September 24, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Pablo Atchugarry starts the Atchugarry Art Center Art Talks Season with Intimidades, by the artist himself. Free and Open to the Public.
En Español, dictada por la Lcda. Ivonne Rivas. La Charla Sociedad y Populismo en los libros de Francisco Herrera Luque comenzara hoy martes 24 de Septiembre a las 6 de la tarde en la galeria de arte Curator’s Voice Art Projects en Little River, Miami.
September 25 – Novmber 24: Juan Jose Cambre: Fiesta. Curated by Veronica From. Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 25, 7 – 10 pm.Juan José Cambre (b. 1948, Ramos Mejía, Argentina) stands as a living milestone in Argentine artistic scene.
Soth. Works by Luis Tomasello, Julio Le Parc, Manuel Espinosa, Martha Boto, Jesús Rafael Soto, Mateo Manaure, Matilde Pérez, and Carlos Cruz-Diez. Opeinng Reception: Wednesday, September 25, 7 – 10 pm. Artscape Lab ( 7255 NE 4th Ave. Little River).
P. Scott Cunningham lives in Miami and is the director of O, Miami Poetry Festival and the publisher of Jai-Alai Books. Reading at restaurant Soya & Pomodoro (120 NE 1st. St, Downtown on Wednesday, September 25, 7:30 – 9 pm. As part of MOAD’s “Museum Without Boundaries” initiative, To Write Miami brings nine beloved Miami writers to Soya & Pomodoro restaurant over eight nights to explore how stories emerge from the raw sights and sounds of the city they love.
Glexis Novoa will join curator Gean Moreno in conversation at the Freedom Tower, where Novoa’s exhibition, Cankama Sutta, is currently on view in the Cuban Legacy Gallery. For nomadic artist Glexis Novoa, the condition of the immigrant relates to the Cankama Sutta, a Buddhist rule or discourse about walking meditation. The study and practice of Buddhist teachings, originally learned as a child from his mother in Cuba, is a thread that runs throughout Novoa’s life and art. Thursday, September 26, 7 – 9 pm.
HistoryMiami Museum is proud to present Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the largest and most comprehensive exhibition on America’s favorite sport. Gridiron Glory presents a panoramic view of the story of professional football – from its humble beginnings in the early 20th century to the cultural phenomenon it is today.
Myrna and Sheldon Palley Lecture Series Feautring Joyce J. Scott: MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Joyce J. Scott is best known for her figurative sculpture and jewelry using free-form off-loom bead weaving techniques similar to the peyote stitch, as well as blown glass, and found objects. As an African-American, feminist artist, Scott unapologetically confronts difficult themes as diverse as her subjects. Her art leverages its impact with her wry, subversive humor, and engages hardened stereotypes that demand honest examination. At the Lowe Art Museum, UM Campus on Thursday, September 26, 7 – 9 pm.
Panel Discussion at 6 pm, Jazz at MOCA at 8 pm on Friday, September 27. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to present an expanded event as part of its Jazz at MOCA series on Friday, Sept. 27 including a performance by singer Leslie Cartaya, a panel discussion and O, Miami. The conversation will be moderated by Antonio Martinez, former district director of Dade County Public Schools. Speakers will comprise of Hispanic artists of various mediums including writer N.J. Perez, the author of “Heart of a Cuban”, artist Edison Penafiel, who is an exhibiting artist of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition, and singer Leslie Cartaya. Guests may also walkthrough MOCA’s exhibition “South Florida Cultural Consortium,” with free admission.
Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE) presents Fragile, a multi-media exhibition exposing and examining the delicate fragility of the Everglades ecosystem. Artists: Keren Anavy and Tal Frank, Franky Cruz, Naomi Fisher, Itamar Freed and Courtney Scheu, Karen Glaser, Brookhart Jonquil, Ana Mendez, Sara Beth Rabinowitz and Rebecca Reeve. Curated by Deborah Mitchell.
Talk with Dr. Theodore Ferguson (aka Jason’s Dad), Dr. Ferguson, an agricultural scientist by training based in the West Indies, is a leadership educator and a passionate advocate for a principled leadership ethos that springs from man’s own humanity and is reinforced and shared in a social space.Locust Projects (3852 N. Miami Ave., Miami Design District). September 28, 3 – 5 pm.
September 28 – December 30: Dimensions Variable (DV) is pleased to present 10—A Decade, a group exhibition bringing together five past DV artists with five new ones from September 28—December 30, 2019, in celebration of our tenth anniversary. Felice Grodin, Fabian Peña, Jamilah Sabur, Tom Scicluna, Agustina Woodgate, Nathalie Alfonso, Yanira Collado, GeoVanna Gonzalez, Francisco Maso, and Christina Pettersson.Opening Reception: Saturday, September 28, 6 – 10 pm/ 101 NW 79th St., Miami, Fl. 33150.
Atchugarry Art Center presents Notices in a Mutable Terrain, a group exhibition organized by Miami-based, Haitian-born artist Adler Guerrier.Works by: Cecilia Bonilla, Amanda Bradley, Adler Guerrier, Quisqueya Henriquez and Pepe Mar, Kathleen Hudspeth, Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, G. A. Jakubovics, Rolf Julius, T. Eliott Mansa, Cinthia Marcelle, Marron et Masqué, Terence Price II, Karen Rifas, Anastasia Samoylova, Onajide Shabaka, and Jean Williamceau. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 28, 6 – 9 pm.
On Saturday, September 28, from 6 – 8:30 pm Join us for a casual evening to meet the artists in residence: Sebastián Villamil (hosted in partnership with the Ministry of Culture Colombia), Chemu Ng’ok (in collaboration with The African Centre, Cape Town) and Hilla Toony Navok (with support by Artis). Learn about their inspirations and experience their work at the Fountainhead Residency. This is a wonderful opportunity to engage with a diverse group of Miamians who share a passion for artists, art and culture.
Rather than a formal sit-down lecture, MOAD’s “Discussions In Situ” are engaging, conversational, and scholarly exhibition tours lead by a wide array of interdisciplinary experts. While pointing to specific art work and archival material on view, Tsang sparks a conversation on “The Hidden Cabrera,” highlighting Cabrera’s biography and research methods. On Sunday, September 29, 4 – 6 pm at the Freedom Tower. Registration free with RSVP.
October 2 – January 15: Material Nature. Opening Reception on October 2nd, 6 – 9 pm. Paintings become meditations on materiality and design found in nature. Featuring work by current Deering Estate Artist in Residence, Alex Nuñez and Julie Davidow.
Today October 5, 1 am – 7 pm last day to enjoy :Spanish artist alfonso borragan: Bucarolito.How iguanas regenerate their tails? bucarolito is an exhibition and project by alfonso borragán with 3 main collaborators: Blanca Pujols, Santiago Reyes Villaveces, Orlando Plein and Kira Tippenhauer. Bucarolito opened at the end of a month in residence at Emerson Dorsch gallery.(5900 NW 2nd. Ave. Little Haiti, Miami).Free.
Today, Saturday, October 5, 1 – 4 pm Deering Estate Artist in Residency Michelle Grant-Murray will host:The Black Artist Talk 2019 is a forum that focuses on engaging Black and Brown artist, activist, educators, religious leaders, and community members in discussions surrounding the climate change, earth ethics, sustainability and it’s direct correlation to spirituality.Free and Open to the public. Enjoy the exhibit: Materia Nature featuring artists: Alex Nuñez and Julie Davidow. On view until January 15.
Annie Blazejack & Geddes Levenson: Rewilding closing reception will take place on Saturday, October 5, 6 – 9 at Gallery@CGAF (3390 Mary St. -entrance on Grand Ave-, Coconut Grove). Free and open to the public. Annie and Geddes grew up together in Miami ,Florida, graduated from NWSA and work collaboratively. Thet have been showing work together for over a decade.
Schimmel will talk about the large-scale thematic shows he’s curated over the course of his career, including Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949–1979, and Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962. Locust Projects + Oolite Arts are inviting to this conversation on Wednesday, October 9, 7 – 8:30 at Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59th Terr.).Schimel was Chief Curator for 9 years at the Newport Harbor Art Museum (now the Orange County Museum of Art), Chief Curator for 22 years at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, and Founding Partner of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel.. Free but it is better to rsvp. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talks-paul-schimmel-tickets-54614108268?aff=odeimcmailchimp&mc_cid=2e9f6a0273&mc_eid=402cc83c1b
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.