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Jun
16
Sun
2019
Gables Bike Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Jun
18
Tue
2019
A Sense of Pride: Transdermal: Across the Skin with Ashley Kerr @ NSU Art Museum
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Tuesday, June 18th; NSU Art Museum; 12-1:30pm

Join the NSU Museum for talks and panel lectures on tolerance, acceptance and art within the LGBTQ+ community. For June Pride Month, Ashley Kerr (MFA graduate from Alfred University) will explore the plurality of gender and identity, and the intersection of painting and sculpture.

Behind-the-Scenes at Botanico Viejo Lazaro @ HistoryMiami
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Saturday, June 22nd; 1-2:30pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami Museum for an exploration of El Botánico Viejo Lazaro, a spiritual store that has resided on the outskirts of the gables for years, Learn ability the community of Santeria that exists in Cuba and Miami an their origins, as well as the purposes of some of the objects in the store and their religious/spiritual significance. The tour will end with an Orisha reading, a Santeria ritual practice demonstration.

Jun
23
Sun
2019
Mystery, Mayhem, Vice & Crime Coach Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, June 23rd; 1-4pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami museum and resident historian Dr. Paul George for a whole new exploration of this city’s colorful past, from gangsters, drug smugglers, mafia personas, to high-profile kidnappings. Dr. George will take visitors from the South Beach location of Gianni Versace´s assassination at his mansions doorstep, to the filming location of the series that made our city famous—Miami Vice, as well as the Miami cemetery.

Jun
29
Sat
2019
Brickell Avenue Walking Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, June 29th; 10-12pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami and resident historian Dr. George for a walking tour of Brickell Avenue while listening to stories of William and Mary Brickell, who developed the area to what it is today.

Jun
30
Sun
2019
Waterway Canoe Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jun 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday, June 30th; 8:30-12pm; 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.

Jul
5
Fri
2019
First Friday @ ICA Miami
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

Jul
9
Tue
2019
Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday, July 9th; 1-2pm; Frost Museum FIU

Join the Frost Museum and chief curator Amy Galpin for an in depth look at “Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists Book”, which takes visitors though a series of books, texts, narrative, sketchbooks and more shown in a new visual interdisciplinary medium.

Jul
11
Thu
2019
Kathryn Yousoff Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 11th; 7pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA for a conversation with Kathryn Yousoff entitled “The Geologies of Race: unearthing the ground”, in which the Professor of Inhuman Geography at the Queen Mary University of London will take visitors on a journey explaining the Earth as it was and how it will be in relation to our species as we suffer climate crisis. Kathryn Yousoff’s specialization in earth sciences, black feminist theory, geophilosophy and political aesthetics in the Anthropocene makes this lecture a particularly interesting one as we trek through the theory of origin.

Jul
16
Tue
2019
Emily Eliza Scott Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, July 16th; 7pm; ICA

Join ICA for “Un-spectacularizing Climate Change”, a captivating lecture with artist and scholar Emily Eliza Scott, who makes the focus of her work revolve around ecological processes within contemporary art. In this discussion, she will talk about climate change imagery in the contemporary art world, and the ways in which artists and activists have called attention to this global crisis.

Jul
18
Thu
2019
Carolina Caycedo Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 18th; 7-8pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA Miami and multimedia Colombian artist Carolina Caycedo for “Stop Being a Threat and To Become a Promise”. This lecture tells about the work of Caycedo, which explores human rights, social and environmental justice, and cultural biodiversity within community, and the processes of performances, drawings, photographs and videos to communicate her contemporary ideas.

Artist Talk: Lisa Haque @ Books & Books
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, July 28th; 8-9pm; Frost Museum FIU

Join the Frost Museum and Lisa Haque for a discussion on her artmaking process and the way that she transforms paper into art with complexity and concepts. Haque makes paper by hand and turns them into artist books and other works, as shown in the museums current exhibition Spheres of Meaning. This lecture will be given at Books and Books for free.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Downtown Walking Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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.

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Gables Bike Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
The Making of The Art Of Compassion: From Conception to Exhibition @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Jul
28
Sun
2019
Waterway Canoe Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 28 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

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.

Jul
31
Wed
2019
Last Wednesday of the Month Lecture with CGPD’s Officer Kelly Denham @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

Sep
14
Sat
2019
FeCuOp: Antenna @ Locust Projects
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Locust Projects presents Antenna an interactive installation and activation by artist collaborative, FeCuOp. Founded in Miami in 1997, FeCuOp includes Jason Ferguson, Christian Curiel, Brandon Opalka and recent new member, Victor Villafañe. This is FeCuOp’s first major collaborative project in Miami since 2003. Opening Reception on September 14, 7 – 9 pm at Miami Design Distry newley renovated space.

Oct
11
Fri
2019
Dancer Ivonne Batanero & Mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider performance @ Locust Projects
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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).

Nov
7
Thu
2019
Sterling Ruby Opening Night! @ ICA, Miami
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tonight is Sterling Ruby Opening Night at 7 pm: ICA Miami presents the first comprehensive museum survey for renowned American/Dutch artist Sterling Ruby. Spanning more than two decades of the artist’s career, the exhibition features an array of works created in various mediums, from his iconic ceramics and paintings to lesser-known drawings and installations.

Sterling Ruby, Black Star/Prostitutes Bolster, 2007. PVC pipe, urethane, wood, aluminum, and spray paint. Courtesy Sterling Ruby Studio and la Colección Jumex, México. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer.
Nov
17
Sun
2019
Upgrade to Miami by Claire Breukel @ artcircuits.com
Nov 17 @ 12:20 pm – Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm

“2019 is a year of renovations, expansions and upgrades in Miami offering Art Basel Miami Beach visitor’s much-needed highlights in a packed art week schedule.

This past April, PRIMARY debuted their new gallery designed by Terry Riley-led K/R architects. Nestled in Miami’s evolving Little River neighborhood, PRIMARY’S program has expanded their experimental, street art roots—forerunners to the Wynwood art district— to offer elegant exhibition-making in their unique way. This neighborhood is also attracting Oolite Arts, formerly the ArtCenter/South Florida, currently planning their build and move. While this is in the works, Oolite Arts programs their 924 Lincoln Road space with stellar artist studios and exhibitions, including a show by the Detroit-based curator Larry Ossei-Mensah this December.

The Allapattah neighborhood is a new hot spot. Located south of Wynwood, Hometown BBQ is a must-try before visiting the new Rubell Family Collection warehouse, a 20,000 square foot one-level exhibition space that will feature highlights from their immense collections in December. Miami Produce Market by developer Robert Wennett will convert an Allapattah fruit and vegetable warehouse center covering more than eight acres into a residential, commercial and educational complex designed by architect Bjarke Ingels.

The newly renovated Miami Beach Convention Center, home to the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, has debuted six public art projects by internationally renowned artists—oddly, all part of the “Western” canon. Notable projects include Joep Van Lishout’s “Humanoids” situating the environment as a center-point around which abstracted human forms exist, as well as Franz Ackerman’s “About Sand,” a “mental map” mural reflecting Miami’s vibrancy.

Leading the way, the Peréz Art Museum Miami will feature a much-awaited mid-career retrospective by Miami born, New York-based artist Teresita Fernández. Widely recognized for her experiential, monumental works, Fernández draws connections between landscape, history, place, and materiality, and makes references to land, geology, and social order.  A noted advocate for the under-representation of Latinx artists and inclusivity, the amalgamation of Fernández’s conceptual, creative, and social sensibility will make a poignant statement within one of Miami’s most visited museums.  

Other local favorites include Locust Projects, Fountainhead Residency, Fringe Projects, MDC Museum of Art and Design, NSU Museum Fort Lauderdale, The Wolfsonian, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Art, MoCA, The Bass, the Lowe, the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, the de la Cruz collection, and the list goes on. Get ready for take off!”

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Trenton Doyle Hancock @ Locust Projects
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Trenton Doyle Hancock Transforms Locust Projects into Toy Land. Public Reception to meet the artists on Sunday, November 17, 1 – 3 pm. November 17, 2019 – February 8, 2020: I Made a Mound City in Miami Dade County.