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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.
Sunday, March 24th; 1 pm; Coral Gables Art Cinema
Join the Gables Arts Cinema to revisit “Improper Conduct”. This special film, premiered locally at the Miami film festival 35 years ago, depicts the lives and documents the systemic violation of human rights and the persecution of homosexuals in Castro’s Cuba. Improper Conduct went on to win major awards internationally for its eye-opening exposition.
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 6, from 6 pm opening reception with the artist of his first solo exhibition Miami for Prague-based urban contemporary artist Jan Kaláb, Shape & Tone, at Fabien Castanier Gallery in Wynwood. On view until April 27.
Thursday, May 23rd; 8-10pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA Miami for a film screening of Hour of the Furnaces (1968). This experimental film was monumental in its exploration of avant-garde cinema and revolutionary activist filmography. The film retains its relevance through its most enduring features, concepts and ideas, impacting on a worldwide scale every new generation that engages it. The Hour of the Furnaces has rarely been exhibited in the US over the past 50 years. Unapologetically radical, the film has never left untouched any soul that came upon it.
Friday, May 24th; 6-8pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum for the screening of the foreign film Non-Fiction, by acclaimed director Olivier Assayas. Actors Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet star in this independent film about love, ambition, and the Parisian lifestyle.
Art talk with gallery owner Gary Nader and Lorenzo Vigas, president of the Oswaldo Vigas Foundation, (also an accomplished film director, winner of the 2015 Venice International Film Festival Golden Lion for Best Picture). Talk at 6 pm, Cocktail Reception of Soto to Vigas tr 7 pm.
Thursday, June 6th; 6-8pm; MOAD @ MDC
Join MOAD for Soul City, a 20 minute film which documents racism, social issues, urban development, political turmoil, and tolerance in the 970s, when a group of civil rights activists and city slickers who attempt to build a multiracial utopia in the heart of Klan Country, North Carolina. Also screening will be Paolo Soleri: Citizen of the Planet, a 50-minute film about the architect, dreamer, and philosopher, whose utopian ideology was to build mega-structured cities a hundred times the size of the Empire State Building.
Friday, June 14th; 3pm; Loews Miami Beach
Join the American Black Film Fest 2019 for panels, discussions and screenings from the nation’s largest gathering of Black film and tv enthusiasts. The film festival explores culture and business, while also presenting some of the hottest parties of the city.
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; 6-8pm; MOAD @ MDC
Join MOAD for a FREE screening of Paths to Utopias, a 2011 film that documents 10 utopian experiments, from the direct-action Climate Camp set up illegally beside Heathrow airport to a hamlet squatted by French art punks, from occupied self-managed Serbian factories to a free-love commune in an ex Stasi base. This series aims to understand present urban and societal changes and what they will look like in the future.
For Darby is a survey exhibition of George Bethea’s paintings from 2006 through 2019 and is in honor of Walter Darby Bannard (September 23, 1934 – October 2, 2016). Over their 25 year friendship, Bannard has championed Bethea’s paintings in numerous essays. Opening Reception on July 13, 6 – 9 pm at University of Miami space in Wynwood (2750 NW 3rd. Ave., Ste. 4, Miami, Fl. 33127) On view until July 28.
Sunday, July 14th; 1:30-4pm; NSU Art Museum
Join NSU Museum for their Second Sunday film festival event. This month’s movie is Heading Home, a film about national baseball team as it competes for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. This classic underdog story tells the story of passion, pride, victory, and defeat. Before the screening, join the museum for a tour of William J. Glackens: From Pencil to Paint.
Wednesday, July 24th; 7-9pm; MOCA
Join the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami for their monthly film screening Moving Images. This month’s movie is “Of Men and Gods”, a powerful story showing the lives of openly gay men in Haiti, a society in which homosexuality is looked down upon. The film depicts the Vodou religion within Haiti and the solace that these men found in it as they explored their potential and sexuality in a spiritual way.
Venezuelan artist Mercedes Elena Gonzalez presents Dilatantes in Meta Miami, previously called Miami Biennale (2751 N. Miami Ave., Wynwood Arts District). Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 11, 7 – 9:30 pm.
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.
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.
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.
October 19, 2019 – April 25, 2020: Can It Be Really 20 Years Already? The 20th anniversary exhibition opens on October 19 (11 am – 4 pm).The Warehouse (591 NW 27th St. Wynwood Arts District) exhibitions showcase art of our times featuring 20th & 21st century sculpture, photography, video, painting and large-scale installations by international artists culled from the renowned collection of Martin Z. Margulies
Archeology of Memory: Site and sound of ceramics. Curated by Morel Doucet. On view: November 9, 2019 — March 31, 2020. Participating artists: Judith Berk-King, Beatriz Chachamovitz, Xavier Cortada, Morel Doucet, Jenna Efrein, Sharon Norwood, Lauren Shapiro, Troy Simmons, Kira Tippenhauer, and Valeria Yamamoto. Opening Reception: Saturday, November 9, 12 – 5 pm.
The Museum of Graffiti, a new contemporary art museum and the first institution of its kind to present the history of the global graffiti art movement, will open its doors to the public on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at its new home in Wynwood at 299 NW 25th Street. Opens daily 11 am – 7 pm. Admission: $23/$15/<5:Free. Founders: Artist & author Alan Ket and practicing attorney Allison Freidin.