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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.
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.
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.
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.
Where the Oceans Meet, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. An international group of forty artists and collectives participate in the exhibition curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal. The panel discussion with two artists in the exhibition–Zins-Browne and Daniel Boyd—and two of its curators—Asad Raza and Rina Carvajal—will be held at 3 p.m., followed by Zins-Browne’s The Chaos Opera at 4 p.m.
Where the Oceans Meet will be on view thru Sept. 29.
Tuesday, April 28th; 12-1:30pm; NSU Art Museum
Join NSU Art Museum for A Sense of Pride even leading up to National June Pride Month. In this special edition, the museum will be hosting a discussion with performance artists Liz Ferrer and Bow Ty Enterprises Venture Capital, as well as live music by Nia, a local femme reggaeton band that celebrates coming-outs, comings of age, and self-accepting. Join to learn about diversity, and embrace and celebrate different communities at the museum.
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.
Tuesday, June 4th; 6-8pm; Adrienne Arsht Center
Join the Arsht Center for Summer Shorts, a series of ten minute comedies, dramas, plays and mini-musicals in an all-inclusive adventure for theater lovers. This special will only be available for the summer, so make sure to check out their opening night production.
Thursday, June 6-7th; 10:30-12pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA and the design district for the “The Distance is Nowhere”, a performance piece by Paul Maheke and Sophie Mallet, artist and film maker. This performance emphasized information and knowledge, and sociopolitical and historical concerns while using the body and water as a medium for exploration.
Friday, June 7th; 6-10pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA for their first Friday social event in which visitors can stay at the museum until 10pm, and enjoy the district district air. The museum will be displaying public art installations by Sol LeWitt, Yona Friedman, Urs Fischer, and Buckminster Fuller. This month will also feature a free performance series produced by 19-time Grammy Award-Winning Producer Emilio Estefan in collaboration with the Miami Symphony Orchestra.
Wednesday, June 19th; 8-10:30pm; Adrienne Arsht Center
Join the Adrienne Arsht Center for “Come From Away”, a new musical by Tony nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year’s Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. “Come From Away” tells the tale of peace, tolerance, and trust that stemmed from uneasiness when 7,000 passengers were stranded in Newfoundland.
Thursday, June 20th; 7-10pm; PAMM
Join PAMM for for a live concert by Canadian indie rock band TOPS, a flash theater experience by Miami Motel Stories and more on the museum terrace overlooking the Biscayne Bay in a complete audio-visual immersive experience.
Saturday, July 6th; 8pm; Adrienne Arsht Center
Join the Adrienne Arsht Center and Grammy award winner Dionne Warwick for a one-night performance on Independence Day Weekend. Warwick will perform her renowned songs and ” Walk on By,” “Don’t Make Me Over,” and “That’s What Friends Are For,” among many others while accompanied by a live music orchestra.
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.
Friday, July 26th; 8-10pm; MOCA Miami
Join MOCA for their monthly jazz special, this month featuring Tom McCormick, a saxophone superstar with skills that have come from Baltimore to Miami, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Japan and India. An accomplished player as well as composer and arranger, this live music experience is sure to have visitors amazed.
Miami Spice Program Go!!! From today August 1st and until September 30: 250 amazing restaurants are offering prix fix lunch for $ 23 and dinner for $39. It’s a GMCVB initiative, check menus here: MiamiSpice@gmcvb.com. Gastronomy is art!
Friday, August 9, Performance at 7 pm. ICA Miami and Guadalupe Maravilla present Los Purifiers, a new performance by the New York- and Richmond-based artist that aims to create a new visual memory for the entangled genealogy of border-crossing stories. As part of the performance, Maravilla will initiate a sound activation intended to cleanse phobias and blockages resulting from an accelerating political climate.
ICA Miami welcomes Berlin-based producer Mechatok to First Fridays. Mechatok’s performance will be complemented by Shanghai-based visual artist Kim Laughton. “[Mechatok] is still only 21 but over the last few years has slowly developed one of the most distinctive sounds in contemporary electronic music: equal parts blissful and melancholic club-ready pop miniatures. In the Sculpture Garden, ICA Miami and ARTECHOUSE Miami have teamed with Ketel One Vodka to present a unique augmented reality cocktail experience.
ArtsLaunch is the biggest free community event in Miami that celebrates the performing arts and other arts disciplines. This open house is the annual kick-off to Miami’s art season! ArtsLaunch is a full day of over 50 activities including free mini performances, interactive workshops, kid’s activities, farmers market, tours and more.
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.
Panel Discussion at 6 pm, Jazz at MOCA at 8 pm on Friday, September 27. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to present an expanded event as part of its Jazz at MOCA series on Friday, Sept. 27 including a performance by singer Leslie Cartaya, a panel discussion and O, Miami. The conversation will be moderated by Antonio Martinez, former district director of Dade County Public Schools. Speakers will comprise of Hispanic artists of various mediums including writer N.J. Perez, the author of “Heart of a Cuban”, artist Edison Penafiel, who is an exhibiting artist of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition, and singer Leslie Cartaya. Guests may also walkthrough MOCA’s exhibition “South Florida Cultural Consortium,” with free admission.
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.
Join Locust Projects in a progressive evening of reminiscing, talks, and collaborative performances celebrating the closing of FeCuOp: Antenna.. 6-7 pm: Casual happy hour with beer, wine and bites. 7 pm: Conversation with all of the members of FeCuOp moderated by Lorie Mertes, executive director of Locust Projects, with special guest Robert Chambers on the evolution FeCuOp and placing within the context of other artist collectives in Miami that were formed in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 7:30 Performance by dancer and choreographer Ivonne Batanero, 7:50 om special musical guest appearance by mezzo-soprano, Amanda Crider. Accompanied by a piano directly plugged into the Antenna and incorporating the sounds of the theremin! Great Program Friday, October 11, 6 – 8:30 (Locust Projects, 3852 N. Miami Ave.Design District).
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.
ICA Miami presents a special off-site exhibition of renowned artist Yayoi Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins (2016) in the Miami Design District, marking the first time that one of Kusama’s signature “Infinity Mirror Rooms” will be on view in Miami. Admission is free on Thursdays on a first-come, first-serve basis!On View until January 31, 2020.General Admission $10 (112 NE 41st St. Ste. 106, Miami Design District.
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
Alternative Facts, an interactive public performance by Paul Ramírez Jonas that explores the concept that truth is a social contract. Over the course of two days in two different parts of the city, the artist will engage individual members of the public in a series of actions that call into question commonly understood ideas about facts, authority, exchange, value, and trust. Friday, October 18, from 11:00AM–2:00 PM at Kyriakides Plaza in MDC’s Wolfson Campus, and on Sunday, October 20, from 11:00 AM–2:00 PM at HARTVEST PROJECT at Pinecrest Gardens in Pinecrest. The events are free and open to the public.