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.
Tuesday, June 18th; 12-1:30pm; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami museum’s resident historian Dr. Paul George on this journey through the city’s remarkable stories and colorful past, starting from Miami’s inception in 1896 all the way to now. Have lunch and learn about these pivotal moment in Miami’s history while enjoying a three course meal provided by the museum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, June 22nd; 10:30 am-12 pm; Frost Museum FIU
Join the Frost for a family event, in which parents and kids are invited to participate in engaging activities that promote language development, reading and teamwork through playful games and collaborative crafts.
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.
Monday, June 24th; 10:30am-12:30pm; Frost Museum
Join the Frost to encourage the kids to explore in the arts. In this session, children are invited to play in the sculpture park and participate in creative activities such as drawing, painting, collage, and printing. This session continues through the week will separate activities every day.
Monday, June 24th; 11-6pm; PAMM
Start the week off with a pleasant day of museum-going at the PAMM or the Wolfsonian. Museums are typically known for being closed on Mondays worldwide, but in Miami, there is something to do every day of the week. See the modern and contemporary art that lies within the halls of PAMM, or see the design marvels in the Wolfonian, both have remarkable collections that don’t disappoint.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Sunday, June 29th; 1-6pm; Museum of Art and Design Freedom Tower
Experience the arts for free with Miami Dade College Museum of Art and Design on the last Sunday of every month. Enjoy a family program from 2-4pm just for the kids, in order to encourage the next generation in the arts with workshops and fun activities and games for all ages. Parents and adults, don’t feel left out! Visit the exhibitions available, like Where the Oceans Meet on globalization and technology.
The Art of Tea: Guest Speaker: Lorna Owens. Learn the history, culture and health benefits of tea. Sample teas and tisanes from around the world. Artist Fundraiser: Tea Guests: $25; Artists $ 20.
Monday, July 1sr; 11-6pm; PAMM
Start the week off with a pleasant day of museum-going at the PAMM or the Wolfsonian. Museums are typically known for being closed on Mondays worldwide, but in Miami, there is something to do every day of the week. See the modern and contemporary art that lies within the halls of PAMM, or see the design marvels in the Wolfsonian, both have remarkable collections that don’t disappoint.
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.
Join PAMM for their “Made at PAMM” event every Thursday, with hands-on workshops, and creative activities inspired by the museums current exhibitions, access to the Galleries after hours, happy our and light bites at the delicious Verde terrace museum restaurant. Enjoy a night of peaceful fun and art-making every Thursday this summer at PAMM, while also enjoying free admission in this Independence Day special.
Thursday, July 4th; 7pm; PAMM
Join PAMM and fellow museum members for a classic American celebration with traiditional Independence Day food, fireworks overlooking Biscayne Bay, drinks, and art at the museum with late night access to exhibitions. This event is open to only members. Not a member? Join today for discounts and special events.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, July 5th; 6-10pm; Coral Gables Museum
Enjoy a night of fun with the Coral Gables Museum as they celebrate their monthly “Gallery Night Live” celebration in Miami. The museum will be premiering some new exhibitions such as Paintings by Andres Cabrera at the Frank Lynn Gallery; America Weaves, at the Fewell Gallery; and The Art of Compassion in Gallery 109 and the Creating the Dream permanent exhibition.Enjoy these new exhibitions while also enjoying live music, a bar, and light bites. This event is free and open to the public.
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.