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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.
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.
Thursday, June 20th; 7-9pm; Lowe Art Museum
Join the Lowe for the opening reception of their newest exhibitions “A House Divided” by Billie Grace Lynn, and Contemporary Israeli Art: “Visions of Place”. Complex societal issues, such as the conflict in Israel through photographs, videos, installations, paintings, sculptures, and mixed media. Visions of Place includes thirty-four contemporary artists who explore contending views of history and identity, questioning relationships to, and conflicts over, place. “A House Divided” explores performance and installation while discussing black youth in America in an interactive and interdisciplinary interactive piece that provokes viewers to consider identity politics, civic engagement, civil discourse, and democracy’s precarious fragility. On view until August 4.
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.
Sunday, July 21st; 1-4pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA for the opening of a pop up exhibition just for the kids! This interactive exhibition entitled “Seeking the Essence” was created by artist and author Menena Cottin who wanted to bring children together with storytelling, creative and imaginative play surrounding topics of inclusion and friendship through art. Come on free family day for a meet and greet with the Menena Cottin and a chance to explore the exhibit, which will only be on display for a week.
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.
Women Geometers, an exhibition curated by Adriana Herrera that proposes an unpublished dialogue between twelve pioneers of geometric abstraction in Latin America. Opening: Saturday, June 29, 6 – 9 pm. On view until September 14 at Atchugarry Art Center (5520 NE 4th Ave., Miami, Fl. 33137).
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.
Documenta III: connection. Five elements of nature and artistic expression. Participatiing: Ivonete Leite (Brazil), Alexis Castillo (Cuba), Vilma Volcanes (Venezuela), among others. On view until July 29. (8688 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fl. 33138),
Photographer and multi-disciplinary artist Paula Kelley launches her new exhibition “bs: a look @ bus stops in Miami-Dade” at HistoryMiami Museum Community Gallery. Opening: Friday, July 12, 3 – 5 pm. On view until September 18. The photographs on display are culled from over 500 images of bus stops in the Miami-Dade area taken over the last four years.
Thursday, June 18th; 6:30pm; PAMM
Join PAMM for the opening of their newest exhibition entitled The Other Side of Now, which explores Caribbean art in the past and future, the influence of colonization on their history, while focusing on the growth instead of the adversity. In this exhibition, 14 artists of the Caribbean come together to explore their heritage and diaspora moving into the future.
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.
Opening Thursday July 18m 7 – 10 pm: Roberto Lombana. Ying & Yang amazing new photographs at ArtScape Lab in Little River.Lombana aproaches photography with a Lenticular technology application that allows him to signify opposite realities that arise from his personal vision of the formal and the conceptual to present a series of works in a dynamic equilibrium.
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.
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.
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.
Logistics Fine Arts invites you to a mass in memory of maestro Carlos Cruz Diez (1923-2019) to be held at Saint Agnes Catholic Church at Key Biscayne this Saturday, August 3, at 1 pm. This images of the Coral Gables pasos was a project of Ninoska Huerta Gallery, Logistics Fine Arts and the City of Coral Gables during art basel miami beach 2018 week. Photo: Oriol Tarridas.
(August 2 – 25) In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Walter Mercado’s first show, HistoryMiami Museum will open an exhibition of his costumes, mementos, and ephemera, on display for the first time ever!
Mucho, Mucho Amor: 50 Years of Walter Mercado celebrates the life and career of the beloved Latino astrologer and pop culture icon. For over five decades, Walter Mercado has shared his astrological predictions with style, flair, and mucho, mucho amor.
Michael Gray solo exhibition Onshore at Pinecrest Gardens (1100 S. Red Road, Pinecrest) opens today Sunday, August 4, 11 am – 1 pm. Free. Gray is an avid fisherman and South Florida resident, extremely concerned artist with the treatment, preservation and the monitoring of our water systems. Onshore is a series of works composed of paintings, linocut prints and monotype prints. These works depict the impact of the Karenia Brevis algae blooms, known best as red tide, and the overall state of Floridian water systems.
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.
The de la Cruz Collection invitation to ART + TECH, a group exhibition of student work from the de la Cruz Collection’s Art + Technology 2019 Summer Camp organized in collaboration with Tile Blush (8375 NE 2nd. Ave. Little River) 01, Office GA, MUD Foundation, and Tropical Alchemy. Participating Students Artists: Mariana Arboli, Maximo Biasutto, Jose Cano, Carlos Dick, Skye Espinal, Lindsay Fornaris, Samantha Fornaris, Julian Henriquez, Flavia Hernandez, Lillian Interian, Dali Interian, Luke Keuthan, Andrea Martinez, Tatiana Multach, Melissa Reyes, Nicole Rodriguez-Camejo, Sebastian Sanchis, Valeria Stecchi, Kaileo Valdes, Alexandra Vazquez. From August 10 – 24.
August 10 – 31: Gravity Hustle at Mindy Solomon Gallery (8397 NE 2nd. Ave. Little River): Select 2019 New World School of the Arts Graduates: J.M.Urbina, Yusimy Lara, Gabriela Beltran, and Patrick Oleson. Gravity Hustle represents the push and pull of the invisible and indescribable; the constant human struggle to explain complex realities. Gravity Hustle is each artists’ personal analysis of different intangible abstract processes. Opening Reception Saturday, August 10, 6 – 9 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.
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.