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Wednesday, April 3rd; 12:30 pm; Frost Art Museum
Join the Frost for a zine-making workshop. A zine is a self-published artist book that can be done by people of all ages and skill levels–this month’s workshop will be inspired by the Frost’s newest exhibition LaToya Ruby Frazier: Flint is Family. Materials will be provided, all levels welcome.
Wednesday, April 3rd; 7-11pm; Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Join Vizcaya for the BLCK family dinner, an exquisite culinary experience and performance from the Miami based creative collective responsible for the installation of mobile performance art shows centered around culinary, visual, performing and social arts. This four course Caribbean meal is set in the lush gardens and architectural structures of Vizcaya. Closing out the evening is a performance project by Jibade-Khalil Huffman and Def Sound, comprised of sounds made by Def Sound related to the joys and anxieties of blackness and projected videos produced by Huffman.
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; 7-11pm; PAMM
Join PAMM for the free community night, with a special pride celebration for this month. Museum admission is free on the first Thursday of every month, and the galleries will be open after hours. This month’s social event includes a DJ set, drink specials, manicures by Porn Nails, drag performances by Tiffany Fantasia, Miss Toto, King Femme, all on the waterfront terrace at the museum.
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.
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; 10:30-2:30pm; Frost Museum
Join the Frost for their “Slow Art” day, in which visitors are encouraged to relax and look at art with a fresher perspective, learning mindfulness and deeper artistic discovery though a slow looking process. Join us for yoga with FIU Professor Dr. Andrea Seidel, Mandala rock painting, discussions about the artworks on view, and wrap up the day with a mindfulness activity with FIU Wellness Program Manager, Nathan Burandt.
Saturday, April 6th; ICA Miami; 12-2pm
Join NSU Art Museum for an introduction to acceptance, tolerance, and the beauty of love with no boundaries. For Miami Pride Month, visitors are encouraged to come to explore Pride with workshops emphasizing the work of contemporary artists who create altars as a means of conceptualizing ideas and honoring loved ones and will create their own symbolic celebratory work.
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.
Saturday, April 6th; 6:30-10:30pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami for their 3rd annual Flamingo Ball, the biggest party, awards ceremony, and fundraiser the year at the museum! This year, HistoryMiami hosts at the beautiful Citation Ballroom in Hialeah Park and offers visitors a delicious luxury stone crab dinner, live music, and awards ceremony which will present the prestigious local Henry Flagler award. Come in black tie attire or decades dress to experience the fun to the maximum. All proceeds benefit the museum.
Sunday, April 8th; Adrienne Arsht Center; 3-5pm
Don’t miss the modern interpretation of this classic musical! The tale of murder and outrageous humor is complimented by Stephen Sondheim’s glorious soundtrack to reimagine the iconic story of Benjamin Barker and Mrs. Lovett as it comes to Miami.
Monday, April 8th; 11-6pm; Perez Art Museum Miami
Start the week off with a pleasant day of museum-going at the PAMM or the Wolfsonian. Museums are typically known for being closed on Mondays worldwide, but in Miami, there is something to do every day of the week. See the modern and contemporary art that lies within the halls of PAMM, or see the design marvels in the Wolfonian, both have remarkable collections that don’t disappoint.
Tuesday, April 9th; 1-2pm; Frost Art Museum
Join the Frost Museum and chief curator Amy Galpin for a curators tour of the exhibition “To Survive on this Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Older Adults,” in which images and representations of this community is depicted in a new light throughout history.
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.
Thursday, April 11th; 4-8pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for a night for all ages with activities ranging from art workshops and hands-on projects for kids, happy hour and 2 for 1 drink prices, light bites at the museum cafe, and free museum admission. This month’s activities will be based upon the work of Purvis Young, a Miami-local artist whose pieces are made from recycled materials. The night will also feature separate events such as the Lecture Series and the Art of Wine and Food Series.
When Louis Ortiz shaved off his goatee one day in 2008, his life changed forever…Black Lounge Film Series presents its 3rd Edition of Docs and Books with a special screening of BRONX OBAMA at the Culmer Library in Overtown on Friday, April 12th from 4 – 6 pm. Paired with the book: Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama.
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.
Saturday, April 13th; 10-5pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami for a day celebrating love in all forms with all ages, with the museum’s newest exhibition: “Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ+ Communities”. Take a tour of the exhibition, paint a section of Love Makes a Family community mural, play in our interactive building blocks station, or join famous Miami Drag Queen Ms. Latina for storytelling time on love and intersectionality.
Saturday, April 13th; 10am-11pm; Perez Art Museum Miami
Join PAMM for their teen takeover! The museum’s youth ambassadors present their very own exhibition and art related activities for fellow teens and parents during the day. During the evening, they will get the party started to celebrate their year of hard work with live music, dancing and pizza.
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.
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.
Opening Reception on Tuesday, April 16, from 6 pm. Beyond the Cape! Comics and Contemporary Art. Renee Cox, Enrique Chagoya, R. Crumb, Peter Saul, Kenny Scharf, Elizabeth Murray, among others. Organized by Calvin Reid, Senior News Editor at Publishers Weekly and a leading expert in the field. The exhibit focuses on contemporary artists directly influenced by comics. On view until October 6.
Tuesday. April 16th;
Today, the Lowe Art Museum invites you to join them for their Mindful Looking Sessions and Art of Mindfulness, in which you can slow down and recharge with a new and refreshing way of looking at art that is centered around being present. Start off your afternoon with a mindful journey of the Lowe gallery pieces, focusing particularly on one for the session. This event is perfect for all ages. The Lowe offers these sessions every Tuesday, so there is always a weekly chance to be refreshed with the museum.
Wednesday, April 17th; 6:30-8pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum for a relaxing night of poetry, sophistication, literature, and more. For only five dollars, enjoy a reading of personals by Miami poet Elisa Albo and a slides presentation by artist Tina Salvesen over a glass of wine for National Poetry Month.
Opening on April 18. 10 am – 9 pm. Beatriz Gonzalez: A Retrospective. Monumental survey spanning six decades of the artist’s intensive research that addresses cultural and political issues specific to the artist’s home country of Colombia.On view until September 1st.
Thursday, April 18th; 3-8pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA for the opening of unique Dine artist Eric-Paul Reige and postwar architect and designer Ettore Sotsass. From 3 to 8 there will be an exclusive Eric-Paul Reige performance, followed by a member preview at 6 and an open exhibition at 7.
Saturday, April 20th; 10-2pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami to celebrate 31 years of tours around this culture-filled city with Historian Dr. George. Experience a recreation of the first tour ever led by the Museum, delve into the storied past of Downtown Miami as you walk along historic Flagler Street. Listen to stories about the earliest inhabitants of the city, the Tequesta, and of course, the Miami River. Learn the history of Miami’s founders – Julia Tuttle, Henry Flagler, and William and Mary Brickell.
Saturday, April 20th; 2-3:30pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami for this multicultural experience in which visitors can learn from Iranian master percussionist Reza Filsoofi. Learn this unique technique of Middle Eastern percussive rhythms using drums from different countries.
Sunday, April 21st; 1-4pml ICA Miami
Join ICA for a celebration of Earth Day with the whole family with fun activities such as art making in the sculpture garden, storytelling sessions and musical selections by the New World Symphony. These sustainability and environmental-related activities will take place all around the Design District for a truly interactive educational experience about our globe and its gifts.