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Nov
7
Wed
2018
A Night of Miccosukee History at Lowe @ Lowe Art Museum
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Tonight 7 at 6:30 pm: Join the Lowe Art Museum for a night of learning with a Night of Miccosukee History! Learn about the lives of Florida natives and explore the exhibit gallery with artwork by native Americans. After that, listen to a talk by Dorothy Downs about her book “Canoe Back in Time”, and finally listen to a lecture on the history of the Miccosukee tribe in particular, and a reception.

 

Nov
10
Sat
2018
NSU Lecture Series: Human Animals @ NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Today Nov.10 at 2 pm (take the Brightline) to join the NSU Art Museum for a contemplative conversation with NSU’s philosophy professor Dr. Ben Mulvey. Mulvey will take visitors through the concepts about the relationship between human and nonhuman in conjunction with the Cobra Collection which lies within the exhibition Remember to React: 60 Years of Collecting. 

 

Dec
7
Fri
2018
Miami Art Week: First Fridays at ICA Miami ft. The Misshapes @ Institute of Contemporary Art Miami
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Friday, December 7th; 6 pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA for their first Friday events! The first Friday of the month at ICA is always a notable event, but in celebration of Art Week, the museum is having a special opening of “Judy Chicago: A Reckoning” with a special night of music by The Misshapes. Enjoy a night of music and more as the biggest week of the year is kicked off at ICA.

 

Jan
27
Sun
2019
10th Annual Presidential Symposium with HistoryMiami @ HistoryMiami Museum
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sunday, January 27th; 2-5pm; HistoryMiami Museum

Join HistoryMiami for a truly unique event for those interested in politics and government! For the tenth annual Symposium discussion, HistoryMiami visitors are able to discuss with a panel of historians, professors, and former officials about presidential power and its impact on immigration in our country. Check out the HistoryMiami link to see more information on the special guests that will be present.

Feb
17
Sun
2019
Family Day @ Design District Miami
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, February 17th; 1-4pm; ICA Miami & Design District

Join the Miami Institute of Contemporary Art and the Design District for a collaborative family fun activity day! Visitors of all ages will have activities to enjoy–with a film screening of Pixar movie “Coco” at the Night Owl Theater, 40-minute educational workshops for children aged 6-10, or participate in engaging and fun art-related workshops and games at ICA.

 

Feb
19
Tue
2019
The Art of Collecting Lecture: The Artist and the Lawyer @ Lowe Art Museum
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

February 19th, 2019; 6:30-9 pm; Lowe Art Museum

Join the Lowe Art Museum for a discussion with a contemporary artist and lawyerabout it means to be an art collector, an artist, and the business and legal issues that go along with it. Professor Steve Urice will also talk about the role of sustainability and ethical practices into branding and the decisions that go into representing a brand and an artist.

Feb
21
Thu
2019
Speculative Machine I: Tools for a Thawing World @ Museum of Art and Design
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, February 21st; 7-9pm; MOAD @MDC

Join the Museum of Art and Design for a talk on how artists such as SUPERFLEX and other environmentally conscious artists have managed to intertwine their work and their values to create stunningly complex pieces. SUPERFLEX us an artist group that breaks boundaries by suggesting new ways of reckoning with Miami’s rising sea levels and soaring inequalities. Their presentation will be followed by a discussion on the tension between scientific, philosophical, aesthetic, and activist discourses.

 

Feb
23
Sat
2019
The Story of the Americas Kilsak Center Lecture @ Miami Dade College Freedom Tower
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday, February 23rd; 3-4pm; MOAD @ MDC

Join MOAD for the Kislak Freedom Tower Lecture Series–this month’s talk discusses the untold history of the early Americas before colonialization and the art that they made. This alternate perspective is offered by art historian and specialist in Latin American and Caribbean Art. At the freedom tower after the discussion, you can see the exhibition with features treasure made of ceramics, textiles, gold, and silver reveal a new narrative of pride, rituals, and beliefs thousands of years old.

Feb
27
Wed
2019
80th Anniversary Lecture Series: Flora & Fauna @ Coral Gables Museum
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, February 27th; 6:30-9pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Coral Gables Museum for the 80th anniversary of their Lecture Series–this month is in celebration of this institution. This month’s lecture features a talk by Dr. M. Patrick Griffith, Executive Director from the Montgomery Botanical Gardens. If you miss it this month, no worries! This event is continued on the last Wednesday of every month with a new person and topic.

 

Feb
28
Thu
2019
Speculative Machine II: Specters of Climate, Community, and Corruption @ MOAD
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, February 28th; 7-9pm; Museum of Art and Design @MDC

Join MOAD for a provoking discussion about the local issues of how communities in Miami are affected by the interrelated issues of climate, gentrification, and corruption. With a diverse panel specializing in different interests that contribute greatly to the conversation, visitors and professors will be discussing the trends within the cultural sector that either combat, or contribute to, the crisis, and it considers both the exposed and hidden manifestations of corruption upon the city’s urban landscape.

Mar
1
Fri
2019
Bruce Hainley Lecture @ ICA Miami
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday, March 1st; 7-8pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA and Bruce Hainley, professor and of Criticism and Theory at ArtCenter College in California, for a talk about the life and work of sculptor Robert Grosvenor. This artists and sculptor make unique post-war style work whose pieces mix minimalism with complex and allusive qualities, making for very profound pieces.

 

Mar
21
Thu
2019
Closed Eye: Dara Friedman Film Screenings & Lecture @ ICA Miami
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

Mar
27
Wed
2019
Last Wednesday of the Month Lecture #3: Architecture @ Coral Gables Museum
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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”.

Mar
28
Thu
2019
Kislak Center Lecture Series: Imagination and the Self @ Kislak Center: Otto G. Richter Library
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

Apr
1
Mon
2019
Mixtape Mondays @ Frost Museum
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Monday, April 1st; 5:30-7pm; Frost Museum

Join the Frost and a board of FIU professors and directors for Mixtape Mondays to explore the universe and discuss the research of Astroscience and Physics professors on quasars and blazars. Mixtape Mondays present ideas from FIU faculty across disciplines, using the museum’s collection as a focal point to talk about their research interests. Join us for an informal conversation over snacks and refreshments provided by Night Life Brewing Company.

 

Apr
5
Fri
2019
First Fridays at ICA Miami: Pride Edition ft. SOPHIE @ ICA Miami
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday, April 5th; 6-10pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA for their free first Friday events, with special featured events and activities specifically for Miami Pride month. ICA invites visitors from all communities to enjoy drag performances, complimentary craft beer, and musical performance by SOPHIE. The museum will be open until 10pm, so visitors can explore the galleries and enjoy film screenings, exhibition tours, performances, and more for all ages.

Apr
6
Sat
2019
Speculative Machine IV: Workshop for A Sustainable Culture @ MOAD Freedom Tower
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Saturday, April 6th; 3-5pm; MOAD @ MDC

Join the Museum of Art and Design for their final discussion on local and global issues that affect our community–specifically our role as environmentally conscious human beings, climate change, and sea level rise. For their last lecture, the museum and professors from Miami universities will be giving a workshop to inspire visitors to be more socially responsible adults and community leaders, and how citizens of Miami and the cultural sector can make positive contributions to the climate movement.

Apr
10
Wed
2019
Tea and Art History Sunny Kaufman Art History Lecture @ NSU Art Museum
Apr 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Wednesday, April 10th; 2:30-4:30; NSU Art Museum

Join the NSU Art Museum and Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D., Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator for a lecture on the museum’s Cobra collection. The Cobra collection is a series of work similar to that of abstract expressionists of the 20th century, however, it differs in that neither was inspired by the other. These dynamic, colorful, and expressive works were made by international artists who joined together in 1948, naming their group Cobra after their home cities of Copenhagen, Brussels, and Amsterdam, and the museum has one of the biggest collections of their work in the US.

Apr
14
Sun
2019
ARTiculating Sustainability @ PAMM
Apr 14 @ 10:45 am – 1:00 pm

Sunday, April 14th; PAMM; 11-2pm

join PAMM to join the global and local conversation with IKT Miami in collaboration with IKT, the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art and fellow artists, writers, curators, and conscious individuals. Discuss the role of artists and designers and activists as they navigate global crises, including biopolitical conflicts around ecology, sustainability and climate change.

Apr
18
Thu
2019
Ettore Sottsass and Eric-Paul Riege @ ICA Miami
Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions at ICA Miami 61 NE 41st. St. Design District), including a special presentation dedicated to a seminal figure of postwar thinking, architecture and design, Ettore Sottsass; and a new series of work by interdisciplinary Diné artist Eric-Paul Riege (3 – 8 pm) in ICA Miami’s Ray Ellen and Allan Yarkin Project Gallery.

Apr
24
Wed
2019
Alex Gartenfeld in Conversation with Pae White at Loro Piana @ ICA Miami
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, April 24; 6pm; ICA Miami @ Loro Piano

Join ICA for dinner and conversation with ICA’s Artistic Director Alex Gartenfeld and artist Pae White in celebration of the end of the “Excellence Dinner Series 2019”. This event will be hosted by Loro Piana in the design district, who is currently exhibiting Pae White’s tapestry “Farenth”. This talk and dinner is open only to benefactor members and above. Not a member? Join today for access to events like this one.

The Coming Reality of Sea Level Rise @ Coral Gables Museum
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, April 23rd; 6:30-9pm; Coral Gables Museum

In an ever-changing world, the Coral Gables Museum invites you for a talk on climate change, and environmental impacts, as well as its effect on us as Floridians and people. This lecture on rising sea levels in Miami and the Gables is being led by University of Miami professor Dr. Harold R. Wanless, known for his specialization in Geography and regional studies. Enjoy “Global Warming Chili” with Accouterments during check in and learn about the importance of sustainability today.

Apr
25
Thu
2019
Stephanie Seidel in Conversation with Cristine Brache at Tory Burch @ ICA Miami
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday, April 25th; 6:30pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA and artist Christine Branch and Alex Gartenfeld with Stephanie Siedel, assistant curator, in a talk about her personal work in a conversation about feminity, equality, and diversity, and representation in contemporary art. This is a members only event. Not a member? Join today for access to events such as these.

May
16
Thu
2019
Paulo Nazareth Opening Night @ ICA Miami
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, May 16th; 7-9pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA for their opening reception of the newest exhibition, Paulo Nazaret: Melee. This exhibit is the first US museum opening of the Brazilian artist, and the mixed media work explores topic of political turmoil and marginalized communities in Latin America. Members can join early for an exclusive preview of the exhibition.

May
23
Thu
2019
A People’s History of South Florida Program Series @ HistoryMiami
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 23rd; 6 – 7:30 pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami for a panel conversation and talk about the history of the LGBTQ+ community in honor of June Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. A diverse group of hosts will discuss prominent issues in the community. The leaders of the discussion include author and professor of Contemporary Art at FIU Dr. Alpesh Kantilal Patel, bullying and suicide prevention, and communication counselor for teens Dani Dominguez,actress, performing artist and transgender activist June Raven Romero, gender and sexuality studies professor at the University of Miami, and Dr. Julio Capó, Jr., the curator of Queer Miami exhibition.

May
29
Wed
2019
Last Wednesday Lecture @ Coral Gables Museum
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday, May 29th; 6:30-8:30pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Gables Museum for the Last Wednesday Lecture Series, in which Faheem Muhajid will be leading a discussion on health of the body and mind. Muhajid is a Speaker, Master Trainer;  Integrative Health, Mindset & Performance Coach, and Meditation Teacher, and will be talking about exercise science and de stress for a better lifestyle.

Jun
1
Sat
2019
Equilux at Miami Fashion Week @ The Ice Palace
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Saturday, June 1st; 4pm; The Ice Palace

Join the students of Design and Architecture Senior High at the Ice Palace in Miami Fashion Week for their debut in a professional fashion show. This show is completely student-run and coordinated and presents innovative designs that reflect upon the style of this new generation.

Jun
6
Thu
2019
Quest for a Cure Panel Discussion @ NSU Art Museum
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, June 6th; 6pm; NSU Art Museum

Join the NSU Art Museum for a panel discussion with cancer research scientists in “A Quest for a Cure”, a conversation and Q & A session in conjunction with Stitch by Stitch: The AutoNation DRV PNK Quilt
Collection
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Paul Maheke: The Distance is Nowhere at ICA @ Paradise Plaza
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm

Thursday, June 6-7th; 10:30-12pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA and the design district for the “The Distance is Nowhere”, a performance piece by Paul Maheke and Sophie Mallet, artist and film maker. This performance emphasized information and knowledge, and sociopolitical and historical concerns while using the body and water as a medium for exploration.

Jun
8
Sat
2019
A Sense of Pride: African American and Caribbean LGBTQ+ Communities @ NSU Art Museum
Jun 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Saturday, JUne 8th; 2:30-3:30pm; NSU Art Museum

Happy Pride! Join the NSU Museum for workshops and discussions about the LGBTQ+ community as we move towards a world that is more positive, tolerant and accepting. This month, Dr. Charlene Désir, professor at Nova Southeastern University, will be giving a lecture on the LGBTQ+ communities in both the Caribbean and the African American culture, discussing how spiritual conceptualizations and social realities may them.