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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.
Saturday, July 13th; 10am; HistoryMiami
Join HistoryMiami to celebrate Miami’s 123rd Birthday with a free family fun day event, filled with activities, creative crafts, storytime lectures and tours of of the museums exhibition Topical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida spread at a couple times during the day. This event is open to people of all ages as they learn about the city that surrounds them in an education and entertaining way.
Saturday, July 13th; 10:30-12pm; Frost Art 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, July 28th; 1-6pm; MOAD @ MDC
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.
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.
The nation’s largest and finest literary gathering will celebrate its 36th anniversary Nov. 17 – 24, 2019, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. The nation’s leading weeklong literary festival featuring more than 500 authors. Tens of thousands of people descend on Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami for six nights of readings and discussions with notable authors from around the world, topped off by the beloved three-day Street Fair.
Six Words – Stories art exhibition explores succinct story-telling through typography. Opening reception: Thursday, September 19, 6 – 9 at the New World Gallery (NWSA, 25 NE 2nd St.). Under the guidance of NWSA graphic design professor Rosario Martinez-Cañas, 13 New World School of the Arts college students and alumni open to the season’s scheduled exhibitions, all free and open to the public.
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.”