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Mar
15
Thu
2018
South African Lionel Smit at MOCA @ Museum of Contemporary Art / MOCA
Mar 15 @ 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In the presence of the South African artist Lionel Smit, MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami) opens Obscura, Thursday, March 15, 7 – 9 pm. It is his first solo museum exhibition in the U.S. and will run from March 8 to May 6, 2018. (770 NE 125th St. North Miami).

Mar
24
Sat
2018
William Osorio. Inside Out. @ LnS Gallery
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

March 27 – May 5. William Osorio, a Cuban-born, Miami-based artist. The show is accompanied by a catalog with an essay by journalist, writer, and art critic Luis Leonel León. Osorio’s work defines a style that could be called visceral neo-expressionism; his oeuvre is categorized by a gestural looseness of unrestrained paint, taking inspiration from Contemporary greats such as Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, Jenny Saville, and Eric Fischl. 

Apr
2
Mon
2018
Until Monday 4/2, last days to enjoy Vizcaya’s Contemporary Show @ Vizcaya
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Until Monday, April 2: Overload ignites the senses at Vizcaya. David Brooks, Orlando Jacinto Garcia, Arnout Meijer, and Tanja Smeets. Curated by Gina Wouters. Currently overseen by Assistant Curator Liz Shannon.

Apr
6
Fri
2018
MOAD Open House: the Freedom Tower Newly Renovated @ MOAD - Museum of Art & Design MDC
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

April 7 – September 30. The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD) will inaugurate its newly renovated galleries with two outstanding exhibitions, By the People: Designing a Better America and This Situation, a work by the acclaimed British-German artist Tino Sehgal. The reopening of MOAD’s facility in the historic Freedom Tower coincides with its new focus and new graphic identity. Both exhibitions will open to the general public on April 7.

Apr
7
Sat
2018
Outsider Artists from Havana at the Frost Art Museum @ Frost Art Museum
Apr 7 @ 5:30 am – 7:30 am

April 4 – June 3: Outsider Artists from Havana at the Frost Art Museum: Misleidys Castillo and Jorge A. Hernandez, El Buzo. Outsider artists, or artists who work apart from mainstream art communities and academic culture, are self-taught. National Art Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill (NAEMI) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States, founded in 1988 by Juan Martin, the current Executive Director.

 

 

Apr
25
Wed
2018
O, Miami Poetry Festival at Vizcaya @ Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

It’s Poetry Month! Vizcaya is celebrating all month long as we prepare to welcome O, Miami Poetry Festival for a night of Miami-inspired readings on April 25, starting at 6:30 p.m. For those interested in stepping up to the mic, you can submit your own ZipOdes creations online for a chance to be selected to participate. The deadline for submissions is April 20.

Apr
26
Thu
2018
william cordova in conversation @ Perez Art Museum - PAMM
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

On the occasion of the opening of william cordova now’s the time: narratives of southern alchemy, join cultural practitioner william cordova, artist Leslie Hewitt, and PAMM Associate Curator María Elena Ortiz for a conversation. Space is limited, first come, first seated (RSVP).

May
17
Thu
2018
Sebastian Spreng: Dresden @ Lowe Art Museum
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 17 – September 23: Sebastian Spreng: Dresden.Spreng visions on Dresden 1945, a series of iPad drawing in aluminum depicting the destruction of the city and the horror of war. An interactive exhibition. Opening Reception: Thursday, May 17, 7 – 9 pm.

May
18
Fri
2018
Art Museum Day: Free @ All Museums in North America
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Museums across North America to celebrate Art Museum Day with free admission for all!

 

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May
23
Wed
2018
Karen Rifas. Deceptive Constructions. @ The Bass
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

May 24 – October 21: Karen Rifas. Deceptive Constructions. Well known for her minimal cord and leaf installations, and precise, methodical line drawings, in 2016, Rifas began a focused exploration into the constructive possibilities of color. Employing densely hued shapes and irregular lines, Rifas creates spaces that oscillate between the two- and three-dimensional. Opening Reception, Wednesday, May 23, 8 – 10 pm.

May
31
Thu
2018
Scholl Lecture Series: Laurent Dubois @ PAMM - Auditorium
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Love the game of soccer or want to know more about it? Specialist on Haiti and the Caribbean within the transatlantic frame and authority on all things fútbol, Professor Laurent Dubois will  close out the fourth year of the series. Dubois will reflect on the work of many artists from the current special exhibition The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art through the lens of postcolonial theory and world soccer politics. 

Jun
14
Thu
2018
Monarchs at MOCA @ MOCA / Museum of Contemporary Art
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly from May 24 – Aug. 5, 2018. Curated by Risa Puleo, the exhibition features the works of 37 artists who are native to the Americas separated into conceptual categories including indigenous, immigrant and assimilated.

 

Jun
16
Sat
2018
Many Visions, Many Versions @ Frost Art Museum
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India. Art from four major indigenous artistic traditions in India, Many Visions, Many Versions showcases works from the Gond and Warli communities of central India, the Mithila region of Bihar, and the narrative scroll painters of West Bengal. Through September 9.

Jul
14
Sat
2018
Connectivity and Deconstruction at Frost @ Frost Art Museum
Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum celebrates its collecting past and dynamic presence with Connectivity: Selections from the Collection of the Frost Art Museum and Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art.

Jul
23
Mon
2018
Vizcaya hosts historical session for Miami Memories @ Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Miami Herald has partnered with local historical societies, universities, and the Miami-Dade County community on a new hardcover pictorial history book, “Miami Memories: The Early Years.” The community is invited to participate in this unique project by bringing photos taken in the Miami-Dade County area between 1800 and 1939 to Vizcaya Museum and Gardens on Monday, July 23, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Photos will be scanned on-site and given right back. A simple photo submission form is required for each photo (maximum 10 photos per family). Forms and submission guidelines are available at Miami.PictorialBook.com or may be picked up at The Miami Herald (3511 NW 91 Avenue, Miami, FL 33172).

Jul
29
Sun
2018
Free Admission at Bass Museum today! @ The Bass
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday, July 29, free admission from 10 am to 5 pm plus family activities from 2 to 4 pm. Visit the two current exhibitions: Karen Tifas Deceptive Constructions recommended by our art critic Anne Tschida on our homepage, and Destefashioncollection!a show that considers and troubles the boundaries between art and fashion.

Aug
3
Fri
2018
Sacred Ground at Coral Gables Museum @ Coral Gables Museum
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

(August 3 – November 6) “Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery will take up residence at the museum. Through a display of telegrams, video, artifacts, historical documents and images from photographers including Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin, the museum will tell the story of the cemetery, its citizens and the Miami they knew.”

Aug
4
Sat
2018
Puzzles, Free Workshop & Admission at The Wolfsonian today @ The Wolfsonian
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Saturday, August 4, 12–3pm: Piece together what’s puzzling your family at our upcoming puzzle-themed workshop. Create a jigsaw puzzle from an image drawn by your little ones, then gather ’round for a story-time reading of Eric Kesse.
Aug
25
Sat
2018
Pepe Mar Free Workshop at Frost Art Museum
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Pepe Mar Free Workshop at Frost Art Museum

Artist Pepe Mar, featured in the exhibition Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art (July 10 – September 30). Mar will discuss his creative process as well as present a stunning new installation titled, Varla TV, featured in the exhibition. This artwork is mixed media and incorporates fabric, a collage, and paintings by Varla aka Craig Coleman. Following the gallery talk, guests will create their own works of art inspired by Mar’s artistic practice.

Sep
3
Mon
2018
It’s Labor Day and PAMM is open @ PAMM - Perez Art Museum Miami
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Perez Art Museum Miami is open today Labor Day. This is exceptional because traditionally museums and art galleries remain closed on Mondays and holidays. PAMM always open on Mondays and is closed on Wednesdays.
Hours: 10 am – 6 pm, admission: $16 / $12. Take note that PAMM is always free every First Friday from 10 am to 9 pm.

Sep
8
Sat
2018
Michael Gray at Gallery @ Coconut Grove Arts Festival @ Gallery @ Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

September 8 – 28: Michael Gray. Life Forms. New Works that address the loss of living reef tissues in Biscayne Bay.

 

Sep
9
Sun
2018
Kitchen Botany Family Program at Vizcaya @ Viscaya Museum and Gardens
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Vizcaya is open on Sunday, so come with your family to learn about all the exciting ways you can spice up your kitchen through the exploration of plants, roots, stems, leaves and flowers. In the scenic beauty of the famous Vizcaya gardens, this is an event that everyone can enjoy.

Remember to React Opens to the Public Today Sunday 9 @ NSU Art Museum - Ft. Lauderdale
Sep 9 @ 12:01 pm – 1:01 pm

NSU Art Museum  at 1 E Las Olas Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale. Open today Sunday 9 from 12 – 5 pm. Remember to React: 60 Years of Collecting from September 9 to June 30. This is the first comprehensive installation of NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s collection. Presented on the occasion of the institution’s 60th anniversary, this exhibition will occupy the Museum’s more than 28,000 square-feet of galleries and will open to the public in two phases on September 9, 2018 and November 18, 2018. 

Sep
10
Mon
2018
Breakfast in the Park: Elizabeth Turk @ Frost Art Museum
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Frost Art Museum: Sunday, Dec. 9: 9:30 am – 12. This is an official Art Basel Miami Beach event: international acclaimed sculptor Elizabeth Turk Talk. Turk is known for transforming her signature medium of marble into strikingly intricate objects that defy convention and challenge our preconceptions of what marble can do.

PAMM & The Wolfsonian are open today @ PAMM - Perez Art Museum Miami
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Perez Art Museum Miami/ PAMM and The Wolfsonian are open today, this is exceptional because traditionally museums and art galleries remain closed on Mondays. Hours: 10 am – 6 pm. Admission at PAMM: $16/$12, at The Wolfsonian” $12/$8. Both museums are closed on Wednesdays.

Sep
11
Tue
2018
Curator’s Tour at The Frost Art Museum @ Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

In this special event at the Frost Museum, new curator Amy Galpin introduces the public to the current exhibition entitled Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics and art. This exhibits follows the work of 12 specialized local artists with the common theme of deconstruction. Everyone welcome.

Sep
12
Wed
2018
Members Happy Healthy Hour at Vizcaya @ Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Kick off your weekend right at Vizcaya for a wellness and self-care day. With a half hour yoga session and half hour sunset meditation complete with live music and garden tours. In this completely relaxing experience, members will be receiving a taste of Vizcaya’s wellness program. Not a member? Not an issue, membership is only $50 an includes a variety of free events throughout the year in the beautiful spaces of the museum.

Sep
13
Thu
2018
Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread @ MOCA / Museum of Contemporary Art
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

September 6 – November 4: Tracing the Red Thread, by distinguished South Florida-based artist Mira Lehr. The multimedia, a museum-wide installation will reflect Lehr’s eco-feminist philosophy, the concept of mankind working with nature rather than dominating over it. Lehr uses the classical myth of Ariadne to explore the beauty, fragility, and interconnectedness of the endangered aquatic ecosystem of the South Florida coast.

Roundtable: Naturing the City: Toward Sustainable Communities and Resilient Infrastructure @ Museumof Art & Design - Citizen Design Lab
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Roundtable: Naturing the City: Toward Sustainable Communities and Resilient Infrastructure. Thursday, September 13, 7 – 9 pm. at the Citizen Design Lab at the Freedom Tower. PANELISTS: Dr. Daniel Aldana Cohen (University of Pennsylvania), Reverend Houston Cypress (Love the Everglades Movement), Joe Meppelink (Metalab Studio), Mayor Philip Stoddard (City of South Miami), and Susanne Torriente (City of Miami Beach). MODERATOR: Dr. Marilys Nepomechie (Florida International University School of Architecture).

 

Sep
15
Sat
2018
A Selection of Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman @ PAMM- Perez Art Museum Miami
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

(September 15, 2018 – April 21, 2019) Grids: A Selection of Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman, a collection of approximately 25 paintings by Miami-based artist Lynne Golob Gelfman. The most comprehensive show by Gelfman to date, the exhibition will showcase paintings the artist has produced over the last two decades, as well as examples of early works from the late 1960s and early 70s—the majority of which have never been seen publicly before.