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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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,)
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.
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.