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Jun
14
Fri
2019
Miami Black Film Fest @ Loews Miami Beach
Jun 14 @ 3:00 pm – Jun 17 @ 11:00 am

Friday, June 14th; 3pm; Loews Miami Beach

Join the American Black Film Fest 2019 for panels, discussions and screenings from the nation’s largest gathering of Black film and tv enthusiasts. The film festival explores culture and business, while also presenting some of the hottest parties of the city.

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.

Jun
20
Thu
2019
Art of Black Creative Conversations @ Koubek Center
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

GMC&VB Multicultural Tourism invites you to Creative Conversations: Adaptive Identities in Current Times of Change: Linking Diaspora Communities. Panelists: Patricia Sounders (UM), Hilary Jones, (FIU), Neri Torres (IFE-ILE), and  Rosie Gordon-Wallace (Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts). Thursday, June 20th, 6:30 – 8:30,  Koubek Center – Miami Dade College. Free and Open to the Public. Rsvp please to link.

 

Conversation about Vodou Flags @ MOCA - North Miami
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

MOCA is hosting UCLA scholar Dr. Katherine Smith in conversation with POTOPRENS artist Myrlande Constant, a leading artist in the new style of large, densely beaded Vodou flags. The conversation will be archived in the Digital Library of the Caribbean at Florida International University, in partnership with the FIU LACC. On June 20, 7 – 9 pm.

Jun
26
Wed
2019
Last Wednesday of the Month’s Lecture #6: Women Photographers in the Republic @ Coral Gables Museum
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

Jun
27
Thu
2019
Local Views: Rodolfo Peraza @ PAMM
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Thursday, June 27th; 6-6:30pm; PAMM

Join PAMM to learn about the life of an artist in Miami. Meet local Cuban-American multimedia artist Rodolfo Peraza will lead a museum tour while discussing his personal vision, journey in this city and artistic process.

Jul
2
Tue
2019
“The Fall of the American Empire” @ Coral Gables Art Cinema
Jul 2 @ 5:30 pm – Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm

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.

Jul
5
Fri
2019
Onajide Shabaka in Conversation with Dr. Edmund Abaka, PhD @ Emerson Dorsch
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Emerson Dorsch Gallery and Dr. Edmund Abka for a conversation with artist Onajide Shabaka about his work and pratices in relation to ethnobotany, biology, and the African slave era with his solo exhibition Alosúgbe: a journey across time in the gallery. Shabaka works in photography, paper and sculpture to create conceptual work about migration and colonization, and will be interviewed by African studies professor and photographer Abaka.

Fountainhead Residency Welcome Cocktail/ Artist Talk @ The Fountainhead Residency
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cocktails and an artist talk with current artists in residence at The Fountainhead Residenc:; Pat Phillips (Pineville, LA), Coady Brown (Baltimore), and in partnership with the Commuter Biennial: Marie Lorenz (New York) and Lisa Lee (Boise, ID).

690 NE 56th St, Miami.The Fountainhead Residency is a 501(c)3 and all donations are tax deductible.

Jul
11
Thu
2019
Real Utopias: Paths Through Utopias with MOAD @ Bill Cosford Cinema, University of Miami
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 11th; 6-8pm; MOAD @ MDC

Join MOAD for a FREE screening of Paths to Utopias, a 2011 film that documents 10 utopian experiments, from the direct-action Climate Camp set up illegally beside Heathrow airport to a hamlet squatted by French art punks, from occupied self-managed Serbian factories to a free-love commune in an ex Stasi base. This series aims to understand present urban and societal changes and what they will look like in the future.

 

Jul
13
Sat
2019
George Bethea. For Darby: A Retrospective Exhibition @ University of Miami Gallery - Wynwood
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

 

Jul
14
Sun
2019
Second Sunday Film Festival: Heading Home @ NSU Art Museum
Jul 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, July 14th; 1:30-4pm; NSU Art Museum

Join NSU Museum for their Second Sunday film festival event. This month’s movie is Heading Home, a film about national baseball team as it competes for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. This classic underdog story tells the story of passion, pride, victory, and defeat. Before the screening, join the museum for a tour of William J. Glackens: From Pencil to Paint.

 

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.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Free Guided Tour of Women Geometers @ Piero Atchugarry Gallery
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Curator’s Tour this Saturday 20, 2 – 3 pm (Piero Atchugarry Gallery, 5520 NE 4th Ave. Miami, Fl. 33137) Curator Adriana Herrera will tour Women Together exhibition that proposes an unpublished dialogue between twelve pioneers of geometric abstraction in Latin America.Lolo Soldevilla, Ligia Clark Gego, Maria Freire among others.This free tour is included Saturday, June 20th Progressive Bottomless Mimosa Happy Hour from 11 am – 3 pm, Nice way to end the happy hour.

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Moving Images: Of Men and Gods @ MOCA Miami
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, July 24th; 7-9pm; MOCA

Join the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami for their monthly film screening Moving Images. This month’s movie is “Of Men and Gods”, a powerful story showing the lives of openly gay men in Haiti, a society in which homosexuality is looked down upon. The film depicts the Vodou religion within Haiti and the solace that these men found in it as they explored their potential and sexuality in a spiritual way.

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
31
Wed
2019
To Write Miami: A Reading with Les Standiford @ MOAD @ MDC
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wednesday July 31st; 7:30-9:30pm; MOAD @ MDC

Join the Museum of Art and Design for a reading with Les Standiford, FIU professor and novelist, on the impact of the beauty of a location on creative writing. The series takes 8 local writers who maintain Miami as the inspiration behind their poetry and narratives, with all its diversity, culture and beauty. These talks are held at Soya and Pomodoro restaurant in Downtown Miami, not at the Freedom Tower museum location.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
Listening & Talk with Gustavo Matamoros @ Dimensions Variable
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

If you haven’t made it yet, visit Dimensions Variable new space (101 NW 79St. Miami) for a Listening & Talk session with Gustavo Matamoros, today, Thu, Aug. 1, at 6 pm. A free experience to Matamoros’ sound intervention at DV. After the listening event, join Gustavo Matamoros in conversation.

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Up Close & Personal with Sculptor Nilda Comas @ NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale (one East Las Olas Blvd. ) and the Venetian Arts Society present Up Close & Personal, a conversation with sculptor Nilda Comas as she discusses her historic commission to commemorate Mary McLeod Bethune extraordinary life and contributions. The Connoisseur Salon begins with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 6 pm, the presentation starts at 7 pm.

 

 

Aug
6
Tue
2019
One Hour Free Guided Art Tour @ Aventura Mall
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Discover the stories behind compelling works by world-renowned artists throughout Aventura Mall on complimentary guided tours led by Margery Gordon, Founding Director and Principal Guide of Arts Encounters. Discover the stories behind compelling works by world-renowned artists throughout Aventura Mall on complimentary guided tours led by Margery Gordon, Founding Director and Principal Guide of Arts Encounters.Stay for drinks and bites, hosted by Tap 42 upon conclusion of the tour.

 

 

Aug
20
Tue
2019
Commuter Biennial, Michelle Lisa Polissaint & Terence Price @ Bakehouse Art Complex
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hotel by the Bakehouse Art Complex, this discussion on Tuesday, August 20, 6 – 9 will explore the contemporary photographic works of Michelle Lisa Polissaint and Terence Price II that are currently on display in 14 bus shelters in Miami-Dade through September 5th as part of the Commuter Biennial.

Aug
24
Sat
2019
The Art of Chocolate Making @ HistoryMiami Museum
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Experience the art of chocolate making during a behind-the-scenes tour of Cao Chocolates! Chocolatier Ricardo Trillos will discuss the factory’s process in creating bean-to-bar chocolate and sourcing ingredients locally and from fair-trade farms around the world. Don’t miss the chance to taste the shop’s delicious creations and learn about this art form from Miami’s pioneer in bean-to-bar chocolate making.

Aug
27
Tue
2019
Open House, Meet the Artists @ Fountainhead
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fountainhead Open House! Meet the artists in residency at Fountainhead: Katrina Coombs from Jamaica (hosted in partnership with Diaspora Vibe Cultural Incubator), Sherrill Roland from Raleigh, NC, and Jackson McGrath from NY. Take the opportunity to become a Fountainhead member from $100 up. Fountainhead Studios (Local artists) are open to the public twice a year. Fountainhead Residency (National/International artists) hosts monthly Open Houses. See website for dates. Admission: Free.

Aug
29
Thu
2019
South Beach, 1977 – 1986 @ Frost Art Museum at FIU Campus
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

On Thursday, August 29, 3 – 5 pm, photographer Gary Monroe will discuss his series South Beach, 1977-1986 on view at the Frost Art Museum FIU. In 1977, Monroe embarked on a decade-long project to photograph the aging Jewish community in South Beach. He had grown up around this community and sought to capture the vibrancy and slow decline of this close-knit neighborhood.

Sep
11
Wed
2019
Mercedes Elena Gonzalez @ Meta Miami
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Sep
14
Sat
2019
Family Fun Day: Seminole Arts @ HistoryMiami Museum
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free at HistoryMiami Museum: Immerse yourself in the culture of the Seminole people during our free Family Fun Day! Learn about traditional Seminole arts through storytelling, craft activities, patchwork clothing, an interactive touch table, and much more. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience live canoe carving demonstrations at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. by master carver and HistoryMiami Museum’s newest artist-in-residence, Pedro Zepeda!

Images of Oppression @ Griots' Gallery
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Curated by Tosha Grantham, Griots’ Gallery presents Images of Oppression on view until October 4, with a lecture at 2 pm on Saturday, September 14, 1 – 4 pm. The gallery is located in the Center for Haitian Studies (8260 NE 2nd. Ave,)

 

Sep
15
Sun
2019
What artists do in Perilous Times @ The Bass
Sep 15 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Sunday, September 15, 5 – 6 pm: Carrying Your Part of the Sky: What artists do in perilous times: a conversation with acclaimed novelist Edwidge Danticat and artist and scholar Frances Negrón-Muntaner, moderated by Tom Healy. Non members: $10.

Sep
17
Tue
2019
Free Wikipedia Workshop for Cultural Institutions @ Vizcaya Museum and Garden
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

If you work in galleries, libraries, archives or museums and are interested in how to engage with Wikipedia, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is hosting an event on September 17 that is tailor-made for you. A presentation for Miami-area cultural institutions on the use and impact of Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other wiki tools. Engagement personnel from Miami-area galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs) are invited to this event. Instructions will be given on how to identify, gather and post materials for contribution to these platforms.Mary Mark Ockerbloom, Wikipedian in Residence at Science History Institute, will be coming to Vizcaya to demonstrate how cultural institutions are establishing GLAM-Wiki programs to tell their stories and share their collections on a global scale on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.

Art + Activism @ Bakehouse Art Complex
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Art + Activism: Linda Cheung, Frances Colón + Xavier Cortada on Climate Change moderated by Director Cathy Leff. Panel starts at 6:30 pm, then Open Studios from 8 – 10 pm. Tour begin at 8:20 pm outside the Audrey Love Gallery. On-view: PLAY, LAY, AYE: Navigating queerness, where space is always in flux, by GeoVanna Gonzalez. Platform Stage.