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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.
Friday, March 22nd; 101m-12pm; PAMM
Visit PAMM and celebrate the Gift of Art, the museum’s permanent collection and it’s 35th anniversary with this members-only exclusive event. Join PAMM director Franklin Sirmans and Miami Art Museum founding director Suzanne Delehanty for a discussion on these pieces and the museum itself. Not a PAMM member yet? Join today for access to special events like these and discounts.
Friday, March 22nd; 6-8pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum for an art talk with Spanish artist and photographer Miquel Salom as he explores ancient methods of photography to depict the Gables. In this manual process of recording images, the amount of light allowed in the negatives is a key element that affects the result. For Miquel, this project is also about “enlightenment” and “illumination,” as, following the exhibition, proceeds from the works auctioned will literally bring light in the form of electricity to 2,000 people in the villages of Northern Guatemala.
Friday, March 22nd; 6:30 pm; LnS Gallery
Join the LnS Gallery for a panel discussion on their exhibition, Tim Buwalda’s Neighborhood Projects, which represents quintessential aspects of American identity through hyperrealistic oil painting.
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; 3:30pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for a contemplative discussion on the role of art in the lives and identity of the O’Keefe sisters–Georgia, Ida, and Catherine. Lead by O’Keefe scholar Barbara Buhler Lynes, this talk will teach about the journey of accepting yourself as a female artist in a different age.
Thursday, March 28th; 6-6: 30 pm; Perez Art Museum Miami
Join PAMM on the last Thursday of every month for a talk with local artists here in Miami. These discussions provide insight for budding artists and/or creative interested individuals within the artistic community. This month’s talk will be given by Lisa Rockford, in which she will explore her personal journey as well as the combined roles of artist, curator, and educator.
The book highlights Carlos Estevez’ work from 1992 to 2018, as featured in a current exhibition organized by the Tucson Museum of Art. The exhibit is guest-curated by Dr. Carol Damian and features a limited edition, full color, hardbound, catalogue, Carlos Estevez: Entelechy($50) with an essay by Dr. Damian. Damian will introduce the artist, who will present a slideshow of his work, followed by a Q&A with Cristina Nosti of Books & Books.
Panelists include Bartholomew Bland, Executive Director, Lehman College Art Gallery and curator of “Castles in the Sky” and Gustavo Acosta, featured exhibit artist. Moderated by Yuni Villalonga, Chief Curator, Coral Gables Museum.
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.
Tuesday, April 2nd; 3-6pm; Frost Museum FIU
Join the Frost FIU for SPECTRUM, in which the museum will offer tours of To Survive on This Shore, an exhibition exploring the LGBTQ+ community through photography. Then enjoy a panel discussion of exploring the complexities of gender expression and special performances by local drag queens.
Books & Books presents RICHARD BLANCO discussing How to Love a Country: Poems, featuring an on-stage conversation with Mitchell Kaplan. In this new collection of poems, his first in over seven years, Blanco continues to invite a conversation with all Americans. Through an oracular yet intimate and accessible voice, he addresses the complexities and contradictions of our nationhood and the unresolved sociopolitical matters that affect us all, woven in with his own Cuban-American story.
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Hard Evidence: The Visibilities and Invisibilities of a Changing Climate, a conversation with Dr. Brian J. Soden (Professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science) along with Beka Economopoulos and Jason Jones (co-founders of The Natural History Museum and Not An Alternative, a collective working at the intersection of art, activism, and theory) discuss the politics that shape visual representations of nature, strategies for presenting scientific fact, and the responsibility of cultural institutions to respond to the climate crisis.
Thursday, April 4th; 7-9pm; MOAD
Join the Museum of Art and Design in the Freedom Tower and professors from local universities to discuss the politics that shape visual representations of nature, strategies for presenting scientific fact, and the responsibility of cultural institutions to respond to the climate crisis. Question our current culture with these provocative thought inspiring artists to think globally about issues that our generation and the generations ahead of us will suffer.
Between the Lines of Natures: Tina Salvensen and Elisa Albo, Opening Reception on First Friday April 5, 6 – 10 pm at the Coral Gables Museum. Free and Open to the public. On view until June 6. Celebrating Poetry Month, poetry reading with visuals on Wednesday, April 17, 6:30 pm..
Saturday, April 6th; 2-4pm; Perez Art Museum Miami
Join PAMM for International Poetry Month with this event, in which students from the FIU Honors program course, taught by renowned professors and Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco. Support the young literary community with original readings inspired by Miami and art. Following the readings, explore the galleries where you will have the opportunity to enjoy pop-up poetry, inspired by works on view and led by FIU students.
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.
Meet Jamali at his space in Brickell City Centre on Friday, April 12th (noon – 9 pm) and Saturday, April 13th same hours (noon to 9pm). Enjoy his new works, his Spring Exhibition: Art with “Sole” Jamali is one of the most collected living artists in the world today. His greatest historic contribution to contemporary art is his innovative technique, Fresco Tempera.
Friday, April 12th; 7-9pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami for this social event, in which members at the Historymaker level are able to enjoy cocktails and conversation, as well as the chance to meet renowned historian, author, and preservationist Arva Moore Parks. This event takes place at the Coral Gables Merrick House and will focus particularly on the efforts and influence of women on the development of South Florida. Not a member? Join today for access to exclusive events like this on, discounts and more throughout the month.
Sunday, April 14th; 1-4pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami and historian Dr. Martin Dunn for Black Miami in the Twentieth Century, a tour in which visitors will be able to learn and reflect upon the important role of African Americans in the development of Miami and Florida as you hear their stories of struggle and triumph. The museum currently has a photography exhibition on display featuring photos from Dunn’s personal book on the subject.
Join Locust Projects and Oolite Arts for a conversation with Naomi Beckwith, Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and former senior curator at Philadelphia’s Institute of Contemporary Art and Studio Museum in Harlem. Free. At Little Haiti Cultural Complex.
Tuesday, April 23rd; 6-10pm; PAMM
Join PAMM for their monthly pop-up dinner following April’s Salon Series on defining Pop Art. The dinner is a delicious three-course meal at Verde waterfront restaurant with a carefully curated menu by Executive Chef Aaron Janus of Constellation Culinary Group. The Salon Series talk is inspired by the museum’s newest exhibition on Beatriz Gonzalez, and also discuss the work of Andy Warhol and their influence on the Pop Art movement.
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.
Thursday, April 25th; 6-6:30pm; PAMM
Join PAMM for their Local Views Art Talk, in which artist Morel Doucet will speak about his work on view at the museum. This month, mixed media artist and sculptor will be leading a gallery tour for an inside look at what it means to be a budding artist in Miami.
Saturday, May 18th; 11-5pm; NSU Art Museum
Join NSU museum for talks on tolerance, acceptance, and love in the LGBTQ+ community. The museum will feature many activities in recognition of June Pride Month and the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall, with a one-day symposium with local and national LGBTQ artists, curators and activists will highlight issues in the LGBTQ+ art community. Complete with panel discussions on the AIDS crisis and artists, performances, the Gay men chorus, and ritualistic healing practice by artist Roberto Navarrete that responds to intolerance towards LGBTQ+ community, the museum has something to offer for everyone.
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, May 30th; 6-6:30pm; PAMM
Join PAMM for a talk with with local French mixed media artist Carol Jazzar, whose work resides in the museum. Jazzar will lead a short tour and discussion of her work, process and the themes of introspection behind her art. This series continues on the last Thursday of every month.
Screening of Blue, a short film by RPM Projects (Rhonda Mitrani + Patricia Scholl Gutierrez + Marina Font)followed by a conversation with the artists. Dot Fiftyone is a guest gallery at Faena Hotel (3400 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, F. 33139).
Artist conversation and exhibition opening for two new exhibitions, Cut: Abstraction in the United States from the 1970s to the Present and Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books.Saturdau, June 8, 3 – 7 pm. Free and Open to the Public.