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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.
Opening on October 10 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, Morel Doucet opens White Noise: When Raindrops Whisper and Moonlight Screams in Silence curated by Mikhaile Solomon. Doucet examines a host of issues including racial identity, socioeconomic disparity, and colorism through the allegory and very clear and present realities of our climate crisis demonstrated in the decline and demise of our coral reefs and marine biodiversity.
Curated by Adler Guerrier Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place proposes works of various media that incorporate abstraction as both a formal and conceptual framework to render perceptions of place. Opening reception: Friday, October 18, 6 – 9 at the Bakehouse Art Complex (561 NW 32nd St. Wynwood).On view until March 31, 2020.
Join Locust Projects in a progressive evening of reminiscing, talks, and collaborative performances celebrating the closing of FeCuOp: Antenna.. 6-7 pm: Casual happy hour with beer, wine and bites. 7 pm: Conversation with all of the members of FeCuOp moderated by Lorie Mertes, executive director of Locust Projects, with special guest Robert Chambers on the evolution FeCuOp and placing within the context of other artist collectives in Miami that were formed in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 7:30 Performance by dancer and choreographer Ivonne Batanero, 7:50 om special musical guest appearance by mezzo-soprano, Amanda Crider. Accompanied by a piano directly plugged into the Antenna and incorporating the sounds of the theremin! Great Program Friday, October 11, 6 – 8:30 (Locust Projects, 3852 N. Miami Ave.Design District).
Curated by Tosha Grantham, Griots’ Gallery opens two-person exhibition that addresses environmental inequality and erasing historical erasures, Najee Dorsey: Poor People’s Campaign and Arturo Lindsay: Children of Middle Passage,Griots’ Gallery is located at 8260 NE 2nd. Ave. in the Center for Haitian Studies.October 12, 1 – 4 pm. On view until November 22.
The Fountainhead Studios are only open to the public twice a year so don’t miss this opportunity. Saturday, October 12, 3 – 7 pm. 7338 NW Miami Ct., Miami. Free and open to the public.
Amy Schissel, Sean Black, Carlos Gallostra among otherUM Faculty that are showing at University of Miami, Wynwood Building Gallery. Opening on Saturday, October 12, 6 – 9 pm. Free (2750 NW 3rd. Ave. Ste. 4, Wynwood).On view until November 8.
October 12 – November 16: Effulgence, Elisabeth Condon’s show of new paintings at Emerson Dorsch gallery (5900 NW 2nd Ave. Little Haiti) . Elisabeth’s focus, intensity, joy and painterly prowess are on a full view in these pieces.She paints flowers and other details of landscapes, but for Condon depicting flowers are pretexts for painting details as satisfying as elemental human pleasures, or maybe more so, since such activities aren’t always as fun as they’re supposed to be.
From Here to Nowhere by Mark Jenkins opens at Fabien Castanier( both spaces in Wynwood and Little Rive) on Sunday October 13 in Little River and Saturday, October 19, at 6 pm.
Progressive Brunch this Sunday, October 13, from 11 am to 4 pm in 12 powerful contemporary art spaces: Bill Brady, Miami, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Emerson Dorsch, Fabien Castanier Gallery, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Mindy Solomon Gallery, N’Namdi Contemporary, Pan American Art Projects, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Spinello Projects, The Bonnier Gallery, and Tile Blush.Districts involved: Little Haiti, Little River, Arts & Entertainment,and Allapattah.
On the Road II curated by Larry Ossel-Mensah presents eleven artists: Farley Aguilar, William Marcellus Armstrong, Amna Asghar, Tiff Massey, Gisela McDaniel, Osman Khan, Gean Moreno, Ernesto Oroza, Pat Phillips, Johanne Rahaman and Monica Sorelle. Opening Reception on Wednesday, October 16, 6 – 9 pm. 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.
ICA Miami presents a special off-site exhibition of renowned artist Yayoi Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins (2016) in the Miami Design District, marking the first time that one of Kusama’s signature “Infinity Mirror Rooms” will be on view in Miami. Admission is free on Thursdays on a first-come, first-serve basis!On View until January 31, 2020.General Admission $10 (112 NE 41st St. Ste. 106, Miami Design District.
Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nader Art Museum (62 NE 27th St. Wynwood) . On Thursday, October 17, opens Latin American Art: Visions of Identity. Works by: Soraya Abu Naba’ a, Ángel Acosta León , Pedro Álvarez, Cundo Bermúdez, Fernando Botero , Tony Capellán, Mario Carreño, Alejandro Colunga, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Fernando de Szyszlo, Wifredo Lam, among others.
Gary Nader proudly presents Ricardo Cisneros: Tierra Sublime (Namibia: Sublime Land), a series of 30 spectacular photographs from Mr. Cisneros travels to Namibia, Southern Africa. All proceeds from the sales of these photographs will be donated to Global Empowerment Mission to help on the recovery of NW Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. The exhibition will be on view from October 18 through November 30.
Teresita Fernandez: Elemental, on view from October 18, 2019 – February 9, 2020 at PAMM. Artist Talk and Catalogue Signing on the night of October 17, 7 pm.In celebration of the opening, artist Teresita Fernández will discuss her special exhibition Elemental and how her work has led her to this mid-career retrospective. Members enjoy advance ticketing September 26–29. Space is limited. Following the talk, Fernández will sign copies of the Elemental catalogue, while supplies last.
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.