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Teatro Ojo today Saturday 10, 7:30 pm at MDC Live Arts Lab. MDC-MOAD (Museum of Art & Design) program. The Mexico City-based group Teatro Ojo essays the possible dispositions and sequences of gestures, images, and machinations that sketch tensions within the texture of a “spectral contract” on which the figure of the Mexican nation-state is incessantly organized and disorganized—a contract plagued by “public secrets”: what we all know and yet we cannot utter.
Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival and Adaptive Studios will team up on Tuesday, June 5 for a special screening of the first two episodes of GROWN at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami, followed by a panel and Q&A session and a reception. GROWN creators and stars Edson Jean and Joshua Jean-Baptiste, New World School of the Arts college theater alumni will be in attendance.
Join PAMM for this unmissable event! The Third Horizon Film Festival is coming to PAMM, with a never-before-seen visual journey that displays Jamaican culture conceptually. Experience an illusionary exploration of the land and people with beautiful artistic footage by renowned director Khalik Allah. Kick off the film festival weekend with music by DJ Juls, AfroPop sensation, and culture Thursday.
Because they are installing a New Screen!!! On October 1st through 4th the Cinema will be closed for its installation. Measuring 12 x 33 feet and boasting a 2.76:1 aspect ratio, it will accommodate Ultra Panavision 70 films. These extra-wide titles also require the use of a special lens on our Century JJ 70mm projectors. The Cinema has received the screen and lens through a generous donation from Magna-Tech Electronic Co.
One Time Screening Only, Today. October 1st, at 6:30 pm. AIDA (SALZBURG FESTIVAL). Music: Giuseppe Verdi. Directed by: Shirin Neshat. Cast: Anna Netrebko, Francesco Meli, Roberto Tagliavini, Ekaterina Semenchuk. France, Austria / 2018 / 160 min + One Interval / Opera in Four Acts. In Italian with English Subtitles. Part of the 2018 World Stages Fall Season at MDC’s Tower Theater.
In the history of the Salzburg Festival, Verdi’s popular opera Aida was performed only once, in 1979, staged and conducted by Herbert von Karajan. For its return, the Salzburg Festival assembled a superb artistic team, making this production the most sought after and over-booked in the Festival’s history. The supreme cast was led by Anna Netrebko in the title role, directed by Iranian-born New York-based visual artist Shirin Neshat and conducted by the world’s finest Verdi conductor, Riccardo Muti.
Join the Coral Gables Art Cinema for this fascinating film experience! With a modern interpretation of Suspiria (by Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino), revisit Dario Argento’s masterpiece in an amazing restoration that enhances the cinematography and unique score by rock band Goblin. The story follows a ballet dancer who transfers to a prestigious German dance school only to discover malice and mystery. Watch this harrowing thriller today.
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.
Today at 4pm, in Savor – Ft. Lauderdale: Mariana Monteagudo is a renowned Venezuelan plastic artist currently residing in Florida. The film details the creative process of her new series “Uncanny”, and the inspirations behind her intriguing, eerie and culturally hybrid doll sculptures. The creations are made of repurposed materials that were originally waste. In the film, topics like capitalism, immigration, maternity, contemporary art, terror and the repurposing of objects are explored. Producer: The Lunch Box Studio / Cinematographer-Editor: Elaine Minionis / Featuring: Mariana Monteagudo, Mary Ann Cohen, Rochi Llaneza / Contact: email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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
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.
Tuesday, June 18th; NSU Art Museum; 12-1:30pm
Join the NSU Museum for talks and panel lectures on tolerance, acceptance and art within the LGBTQ+ community. For June Pride Month, Ashley Kerr (MFA graduate from Alfred University) will explore the plurality of gender and identity, and the intersection of painting and sculpture.
Join the Coral Gables Arts Cinema for a pre-Independence Day film extravaganza directed by Denys Arcand “The Fall of the American Empire”. This film is witty and critical in its depiction of modern capitalistic society, and takes on the powerful themes of the predominance of money and morals in outrageous cinematic sequence. This film is in French with English subtitles and is rated R.
Thursday, July 11th; 7pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA for a conversation with Kathryn Yousoff entitled “The Geologies of Race: unearthing the ground”, in which the Professor of Inhuman Geography at the Queen Mary University of London will take visitors on a journey explaining the Earth as it was and how it will be in relation to our species as we suffer climate crisis. Kathryn Yousoff’s specialization in earth sciences, black feminist theory, geophilosophy and political aesthetics in the Anthropocene makes this lecture a particularly interesting one as we trek through the theory of origin.