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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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Opening Reception on April 5, 6 – 10: Abstract Diversity in Painting with Florian Depenthal, Ned Evans, and Linda Toby, On view until July 2019.
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..
(April 12 – July 30) Seven Artists: Colombian Geometric Abstraction: Germán Botero, Edgar Negret, Eduardo Ramirez Villamizar, Omar Rayo, Carlos Rojas, Fanny Sanín, and Manolo Vellojín. Critical Essay by Adriana Herrera, PhD. Opening Reception on Friday, April 12, 7 – 10 pm.
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.
Wednesday, April 23rd; 6:30-9pm; Coral Gables Museum
In an ever-changing world, the Coral Gables Museum invites you for a talk on climate change, and environmental impacts, as well as its effect on us as Floridians and people. This lecture on rising sea levels in Miami and the Gables is being led by University of Miami professor Dr. Harold R. Wanless, known for his specialization in Geography and regional studies. Enjoy “Global Warming Chili” with Accouterments during check in and learn about the importance of sustainability today.
Thursday, June 6th; 7-9pm: Coral Gables Museum
Join the Gables Museum in a powerful exhibition documenting the lives and journeys of formerly incarcerated women, phothtaohed by 20 nationally renowned photographers. This exhibition shows the truth that these women rarely get to tell, and shows the hardship of the reintegration process while also portraying their womanhood with strength and beauty.
June 7th is First Friday Night in Coral Gables, free admission at the Museum. Opening for exhibitions: America Weaves, curated by Adriana Herrera (on view until Nov.10) , The Art of Compassion, curated by Starr Sariego (on view until Sept.23), and Krome Avenue: Paintings by Andres Cabrera (on view until Sept. 4), 16 works from traveling down the avenue.
Friday, June 7th; 6-10pm; Coral Gables Museum
Enjoy a night of fun with the Coral Gables Museum as they celebrate their monthly “Gallery Night Live” celebration in Miami. The museum will be premiering some new exhibitions such as The Caribbee Club: Krome Avenue; Paintings by Andres Cabrera at the Frank Lynn Gallery; America Weaves, at the Fewell Gallery; and The Art of Compassion in Gallery 109 and Abraham Enjoy these new exhibitions while also enjoying live music, a bar, and light bites. This event is free and open to the public.
Sunday, June 10-12pm; Coral Gables Museum
join the Coral Gables Museum for a relaxing morning in which visitors can explore the beautiful hidden locations of gables on a bike. After some riding through the historic neighborhood, join fellow participants for brunch at Giralda Plaza.
Wednesday, June 26th; 6:30-8:30pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Gables Museum for monthly talks on the art world, this months special being a group of Cuban-American women who paved the way for photographers in their country with their progressive view on art. Join Aldelde Delgado for a discussion on her role as a modernizing force in Cuban society.
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.
Friday, July 5th; 6-10pm; Coral Gables Museum
Enjoy a night of fun with the Coral Gables Museum as they celebrate their monthly “Gallery Night Live” celebration in Miami. The museum will be premiering some new exhibitions such as Paintings by Andres Cabrera at the Frank Lynn Gallery; America Weaves, at the Fewell Gallery; and The Art of Compassion in Gallery 109 and the Creating the Dream permanent exhibition.Enjoy these new exhibitions while also enjoying live music, a bar, and light bites. This event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, July 20th; 11-12:30pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum for an inside look into the gems that make up a historic neighborhood. Discuss the Mediterranean Revival style that elegantly dominates the architecture while visiting some of the pivotal points throughout the history of the Gables. See the Colonnade Hotel, the Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club while learning about how these small locations built the landscape of modern Miami.
Sunday, July 21st; 11-12:30pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum for a relaxing morning of biking through Miami’s beautiful summer scenery of exotic plants and beautiful gardens at Montgomery Botanical on Old Cutler Road. The tour takes visitors through the world famous botanical garden on their bikes and will tell the stories behind the wide array of lush palms, cycads and beautiful plants, brought as seeds from around the world to their new home in Miami.
Thursday, July 25th; 7-9pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum, Leica Store Miami and their Women in Focus Festival for a panel discussion on their newest discussion “The Art of Compassion”, in which curators and and participants will engage in conversation on how photography empowers social change, how the images were made, and how the participants were touched by the experience.
Sunday, July 28th; 9:30-1pm; Coral Gables Museum
Enjoy a day of beauty and relaxation with the Coral Gables Museum on the Miami canals. Starting the day off with a self-guided audio exhibition tour, the day will proceed with a bus ride to the waterways where a stunning amount of natural beauty, wildlife, architecture and hidden gems of the city can be seen and admired.
Wednesday, July 31st; 6:30pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum and Miami Police Department Officer Kelly Denham for a discussion on gun violence and safety in our community as well as drills on police safety in active shooter situations. The last Wednesday of every month, the museum gives lectures on various topics, so stay posted for information on our community with the museum.
Opening to the public on Thursday, August 22 at the Coral Gables Museum. HISPA Fest, curated by Felix Suazo. 19 artists and 12 writers of 10 Ibero-American countries: Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Perú, and Venezuela.
Join the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus) and ARTtuesdays/MIAMI at Books & Books (Coral Gables) for an engaging conversation between renowned Cuban American artist Carlos Estévez and noted art historian and curator Dr. Carol Damian, member of the ARTtuesdays ‘Miami team. The pair will discuss Estévez’s latest project, Cities of the Mind, which Damian guest curated and which remains on view at the Lowe through May 3, 2020.