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Miami Spice Program Go!!! From today August 1st and until September 30: 250 amazing restaurants are offering prix fix lunch for $ 23 and dinner for $39. It’s a GMCVB initiative, check menus here: MiamiSpice@gmcvb.com. Gastronomy is art!
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.
Friday, August 9, Performance at 7 pm. ICA Miami and Guadalupe Maravilla present Los Purifiers, a new performance by the New York- and Richmond-based artist that aims to create a new visual memory for the entangled genealogy of border-crossing stories. As part of the performance, Maravilla will initiate a sound activation intended to cleanse phobias and blockages resulting from an accelerating political climate.
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.
ICA Miami welcomes Berlin-based producer Mechatok to First Fridays. Mechatok’s performance will be complemented by Shanghai-based visual artist Kim Laughton. “[Mechatok] is still only 21 but over the last few years has slowly developed one of the most distinctive sounds in contemporary electronic music: equal parts blissful and melancholic club-ready pop miniatures. In the Sculpture Garden, ICA Miami and ARTECHOUSE Miami have teamed with Ketel One Vodka to present a unique augmented reality cocktail experience.
ArtsLaunch is the biggest free community event in Miami that celebrates the performing arts and other arts disciplines. This open house is the annual kick-off to Miami’s art season! ArtsLaunch is a full day of over 50 activities including free mini performances, interactive workshops, kid’s activities, farmers market, tours and more.
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.
Locust Projects presents Antenna an interactive installation and activation by artist collaborative, FeCuOp. Founded in Miami in 1997, FeCuOp includes Jason Ferguson, Christian Curiel, Brandon Opalka and recent new member, Victor Villafañe. This is FeCuOp’s first major collaborative project in Miami since 2003. Opening Reception on September 14, 7 – 9 pm at Miami Design Distry newley renovated space.
Panel Discussion at 6 pm, Jazz at MOCA at 8 pm on Friday, September 27. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to present an expanded event as part of its Jazz at MOCA series on Friday, Sept. 27 including a performance by singer Leslie Cartaya, a panel discussion and O, Miami. The conversation will be moderated by Antonio Martinez, former district director of Dade County Public Schools. Speakers will comprise of Hispanic artists of various mediums including writer N.J. Perez, the author of “Heart of a Cuban”, artist Edison Penafiel, who is an exhibiting artist of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition, and singer Leslie Cartaya. Guests may also walkthrough MOCA’s exhibition “South Florida Cultural Consortium,” with free admission.
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.
Join Locust Projects in a progressive evening of reminiscing, talks, and collaborative performances celebrating the closing of FeCuOp: Antenna.. 6-7 pm: Casual happy hour with beer, wine and bites. 7 pm: Conversation with all of the members of FeCuOp moderated by Lorie Mertes, executive director of Locust Projects, with special guest Robert Chambers on the evolution FeCuOp and placing within the context of other artist collectives in Miami that were formed in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 7:30 Performance by dancer and choreographer Ivonne Batanero, 7:50 om special musical guest appearance by mezzo-soprano, Amanda Crider. Accompanied by a piano directly plugged into the Antenna and incorporating the sounds of the theremin! Great Program Friday, October 11, 6 – 8:30 (Locust Projects, 3852 N. Miami Ave.Design District).
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.
ICA Miami presents a special off-site exhibition of renowned artist Yayoi Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins (2016) in the Miami Design District, marking the first time that one of Kusama’s signature “Infinity Mirror Rooms” will be on view in Miami. Admission is free on Thursdays on a first-come, first-serve basis!On View until January 31, 2020.General Admission $10 (112 NE 41st St. Ste. 106, Miami Design District.
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
Alternative Facts, an interactive public performance by Paul Ramírez Jonas that explores the concept that truth is a social contract. Over the course of two days in two different parts of the city, the artist will engage individual members of the public in a series of actions that call into question commonly understood ideas about facts, authority, exchange, value, and trust. Friday, October 18, from 11:00AM–2:00 PM at Kyriakides Plaza in MDC’s Wolfson Campus, and on Sunday, October 20, from 11:00 AM–2:00 PM at HARTVEST PROJECT at Pinecrest Gardens in Pinecrest. The events are free and open to the public.
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.
Tonight is Sterling Ruby Opening Night at 7 pm: ICA Miami presents the first comprehensive museum survey for renowned American/Dutch artist Sterling Ruby. Spanning more than two decades of the artist’s career, the exhibition features an array of works created in various mediums, from his iconic ceramics and paintings to lesser-known drawings and installations.
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.