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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.
Before it closes, visit Miami MoCAAD’s Reconstructing Identity: An Exploration of Identity and Diaspora Through Artistic Practice, a pop-up exhibition of painting, sculpture, photography and drawings. Hours: Wednesday – Friday, 12-6pm; Sat., 1-5pm, until June 27 when the exhibit ends. Historic Ward Rooming House at 249 NW 9th St., Overtown, Miami, Fl. 33136. Exhibition organized by Donnamarie Baptiste.
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.
Hampton Art Lovers presents The Art of a Caged Bird Singing: The Personal Art Collection of Maya Angelou & FrancoFiles, Code Noir: A Visual Exploration of Negritude in New Orleans, Haiti and Senegal at the Historic Ward Rooming House, built in 1925 (249 NW 9th St. Overtown). From July 11th to September 8th.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Moderated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace Artist Talk with Sculptor Basil Watson and Christopher Norwood, Director and Curator of Hampton Art Lovers. The show by Jamaican artist Basil Watson: Awakening, Drawings and Sculptures is on view at the Historic Ward Rooming House. “The harmonious expression of one’s vision of life.”
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.
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.
“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!”