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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.