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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.
On the Road II curated by Larry Ossel-Mensah presents eleven artists: Farley Aguilar, William Marcellus Armstrong, Amna Asghar, Tiff Massey, Gisela McDaniel, Osman Khan, Gean Moreno, Ernesto Oroza, Pat Phillips, Johanne Rahaman and Monica Sorelle. Opening Reception on Wednesday, October 16, 6 – 9 pm. 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.
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.”
Join the City of Miami Beach in tipping our hats to the one and only Micky Wolfson, Wolfsonian founder and collector extraordinaire, on the occasion of his 80th year. On Thursday, November 14, 7–10pm, A Universe of Micky will transform 10th Street between Washington and Collins into a big, block-wide birthday bash under the stars. A rousing performance by the FIU Marching Band will kick things off as the block opens to pedestrians with food trucks, cash bars, an Airstream lighting activation by Lutron, and, of course, dessert, while inside the museum visitors are invited to experience opening night of our new exhibition, A Universe of Things: Micky Wolfson Collects. The evening will conclude with a bang: an outdoor concert by Nu Deco Ensemble, magical maestros of Miami.