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Sunday, July 28th; 9-10pm; Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Join Vizcaya Museum & Gardens for a 60-minute, all-level vinyasa class located in the beautiful museum facing the Biscayne Bay. Yoga will take place in various locations within Vizcaya, including the Garden Mound, South Terrace, and other evocative environments through the estate. Come relax, breathe and work out with fellow Vizcaya members with yoga, and then check out the museum for free. Unwind at the most beautiful historic estate in Miami.
Sunday, July 28th; 9:30-1pm; 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, 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; 6:30pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum and Miami Police Department Officer Kelly Denham for a discussion on gun violence and safety in our community as well as drills on police safety in active shooter situations. The last Wednesday of every month, the museum gives lectures on various topics, so stay posted for information on our community with the museum.
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.
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.
Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti is a documentary that depicts the rituals of three Vodou cults whose origins stem from Africa. The viewer is introduced to a pantheon of spirits who communicate to their worshippers. The screening is followed by an in-person discussion led by Lucrèce Louisdhon and Louines Louinis Haitian folklorists. A pre-show display of rare and antiquated books related to Haiti from the Miami Dade Public Library Special Collection and Archives. B&W 16mm 54 min, sound.Wednesday, August 7, doors open at 6:30 pm. MOCA Pavilion – North Miami (770 NE 125 th St). Free to the Public.
For the past three years, summers at Vizcaya have been marked by a unique performance – 1,000 people coming together in a glowing processional of illuminated lanterns. This year’s illuminated spectacular will be bigger than ever! Arrive early and enjoy food trucks and live entertainment starting at 7:00 p.m. Then get ready for the parade to begin promptly at 8:30 p.m. as night falls on the gardens. Tickets are $10 for the general public.
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), as well as Verde Restaurant and Bar, will be closed to the public from Monday, August 19 through Sunday, August 25, 2019 for maintenance. Administrative offices and phone lines will still be open for questions, event bookings, dining reservations, and memberships. The museum will reopen to the public on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10am, with usual museum hours. Learn more at pamm.org/visit. While the museum is closed, connect with PAMM digitally. See behind-the-scenes features on Instagram (@pamm), Twitter (@pamm), and Facebook (perezartmuseummiami).
Opening to the public on Thursday, August 22 at the Coral Gables Museum. HISPA Fest, curated by Felix Suazo. 19 artists and 12 writers of 10 Ibero-American countries: Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Perú, and Venezuela.
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.
Venezuelan artist Mercedes Elena Gonzalez presents Dilatantes in Meta Miami, previously called Miami Biennale (2751 N. Miami Ave., Wynwood Arts District). Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 11, 7 – 9:30 pm.
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!
September 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020: Art After Stonewall, 1969 – 1989. Curated by Jonathan Weinberg, Daniel Marcus, and Drew Sawyer.. Reception on Saturday, September 14, 4 – 7 pm. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, this groundbreaking survey features more than 200 works of art and related visual materials that explore the profound impact of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) liberation movement on visual culture.
Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE) presents Fragile, a multi-media exhibition exposing and examining the delicate fragility of the Everglades ecosystem. Artists: Keren Anavy and Tal Frank, Franky Cruz, Naomi Fisher, Itamar Freed and Courtney Scheu, Karen Glaser, Brookhart Jonquil, Ana Mendez, Sara Beth Rabinowitz and Rebecca Reeve. Curated by Deborah Mitchell.
Save the date, this year Cintas Fellowship Awards will take place again at the Lowe Art Museum on Thursday, October 10, 6 – 8 pm.
Curated by Adler Guerrier Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place proposes works of various media that incorporate abstraction as both a formal and conceptual framework to render perceptions of place. Opening reception: Friday, October 18, 6 – 9 at the Bakehouse Art Complex (561 NW 32nd St. Wynwood).On view until March 31, 2020.
Amy Schissel, Sean Black, Carlos Gallostra among otherUM Faculty that are showing at University of Miami, Wynwood Building Gallery. Opening on Saturday, October 12, 6 – 9 pm. Free (2750 NW 3rd. Ave. Ste. 4, Wynwood).On view until November 8.
Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nader Art Museum (62 NE 27th St. Wynwood) . On Thursday, October 17, opens Latin American Art: Visions of Identity. Works by: Soraya Abu Naba’ a, Ángel Acosta León , Pedro Álvarez, Cundo Bermúdez, Fernando Botero , Tony Capellán, Mario Carreño, Alejandro Colunga, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Fernando de Szyszlo, Wifredo Lam, among others.
Gary Nader proudly presents Ricardo Cisneros: Tierra Sublime (Namibia: Sublime Land), a series of 30 spectacular photographs from Mr. Cisneros travels to Namibia, Southern Africa. All proceeds from the sales of these photographs will be donated to Global Empowerment Mission to help on the recovery of NW Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. The exhibition will be on view from October 18 through November 30.
October 19, 2019 – April 25, 2020: Can It Be Really 20 Years Already? The 20th anniversary exhibition opens on October 19 (11 am – 4 pm).The Warehouse (591 NW 27th St. Wynwood Arts District) exhibitions showcase art of our times featuring 20th & 21st century sculpture, photography, video, painting and large-scale installations by international artists culled from the renowned collection of Martin Z. Margulies
Visual artist Juan Roberto Diago (b. 1971), a leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, has produced a body of work that offers a revisionist history of the Cuban nation, and Cuban American artist Carlos Estevez: Cities of the Mind, showing his most recent project: nine large format paintings that reference the artist fascination with city plans open at the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus) on Thursday, October 24, 7 – 9 pm. Opening Reception free for members and $12.50 admission tickets for non members.
Archeology of Memory: Site and sound of ceramics. Curated by Morel Doucet. On view: November 9, 2019 — March 31, 2020. Participating artists: Judith Berk-King, Beatriz Chachamovitz, Xavier Cortada, Morel Doucet, Jenna Efrein, Sharon Norwood, Lauren Shapiro, Troy Simmons, Kira Tippenhauer, and Valeria Yamamoto. Opening Reception: Saturday, November 9, 12 – 5 pm.
CultureFest 305 on Saturday, November 9 | 12 – 6:30 t the HistoryMimi Museum (101 W. Flagler St.) Free one-day festival at HistoryMiami! A jam-packed day of music, dance, food, and art. This festival brings together the city’s finest traditional artists for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft activities for all ages, and cuisine from our favorite local restaurants.RSVP!
Monday, November 11: PAMM & The Wolfsonian are open 10 – 6 pm
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.
Botero at Lincoln Road, the open-air monumental sculpture exhibition that will take place on Lincoln Road starting November 21. The Lincoln Road Business Improvement District (BID) and the Gary Nader Art Centre 62 NE 27th St. Wynwood) who has the largest and most important collection of Botero sculptures, paintings, and drawings in the world will exhibit 13 monumental Botero sculptures on the pedestrian promenade.
Miami MoCCAD, Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora, and Lowe Art Museum co-sponsor an Art Basel Week kickoff with a complimentary reception and a conversation with Afro-Cuban artist Juan Roberto Diago and curator and founding director, Harvard Afro-Latin American Research Institute Alejandro de la Fuente, moderated by Erica Molah James, University of Miami Caribbean Art History Professor. Sunday, December 1, from 5 pm. Seating begins at the Storer Auditorium, program starts at 6 pm. Diago: The Pasts of this Afro Cuban Present is the first retrospective of Juan Roberto Diago (b.1971). This exhibition, presented by University of Miami Lowe Art Museum and the Harvard University Hutchins Center for African & African American Research in collaboration with Miami MoCAAD, offers over two decades of uninterrupted work and traces Diago’s singular efforts to construct new pasts–the pasts required to explain the racial tensions of contemporary Cuba.
Gary Nader’s Opening Night is Tuesday, December 3, 7 – 10 pm: José María Cano: Luna, Soraya Abu Naba’A: vertical Encounters, Espacio Botero (paintings, drawings, sculptures), Masters (Chagall, Picasso, Indiana +). ABMB art week hours are Monday, Dec. 2 – Sunday, Dec. 8: 10 am – 7 pm. Free!
The Museum of Graffiti, a new contemporary art museum and the first institution of its kind to present the history of the global graffiti art movement, will open its doors to the public on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at its new home in Wynwood at 299 NW 25th Street. Opens daily 11 am – 7 pm. Admission: $23/$15/<5:Free. Founders: Artist & author Alan Ket and practicing attorney Allison Freidin.
At University of Miami space at the Wynwood Building from December 2, 2019, to January 17, 2020: New Works: UMFA 2019. Featuring: Kimberly Bauldree, Talia Ceravolo, Jessica Dehen, Elizabeth Guignino, Nadine Hall, Lance Layman, Charlisa Montrope, Myra Porter, Courtney Schmidt, Sidney Sherman, Ileana Tolibia, Monica Leslie Travis, and Melissa Tychonievich. Opening Reception on Saturday, December 7, 6 – 9 pm.