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Apr
5
Fri
2019
First Fridays at ICA Miami: Pride Edition ft. SOPHIE @ ICA Miami
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday, April 5th; 6-10pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA for their free first Friday events, with special featured events and activities specifically for Miami Pride month. ICA invites visitors from all communities to enjoy drag performances, complimentary craft beer, and musical performance by SOPHIE. The museum will be open until 10pm, so visitors can explore the galleries and enjoy film screenings, exhibition tours, performances, and more for all ages.

Apr
6
Sat
2019
Slow Art Day @ Frost Museum
Apr 6 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, April 6th; 10:30-2:30pm; Frost Museum

Join the Frost for their “Slow Art” day, in which visitors are encouraged to relax and look at art with a fresher perspective, learning mindfulness and deeper artistic discovery though a slow looking process. Join us for yoga with FIU Professor Dr. Andrea Seidel, Mandala rock painting, discussions about the artworks on view, and wrap up the day with a mindfulness activity with FIU Wellness Program Manager, Nathan Burandt.

Apr
9
Tue
2019
Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday, April 9th; 1-2pm; Frost Art Museum

Join the Frost Museum and chief curator Amy Galpin for a curators tour of the exhibition “To Survive on this Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Older Adults,” in which images and representations of this community is depicted in a new light throughout history.

Apr
14
Sun
2019
Black Miami in Photography @ HistoryMiami
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, April 14th; 1-4pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami and historian Dr. Martin Dunn for Black Miami in the Twentieth Century, a tour in which visitors will be able to learn and reflect upon the important role of African Americans in the development of Miami and Florida as you hear their stories of struggle and triumph. The museum currently has a photography exhibition on display featuring photos from Dunn’s personal book on the subject.

Apr
20
Sat
2019
Celebrate Historic Downtown Walking Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 20th; 10-2pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami to celebrate 31 years of tours around this culture-filled city with Historian Dr. George. Experience a recreation of the first tour ever led by the Museum, delve into the storied past of Downtown Miami as you walk along historic Flagler Street. Listen to stories about the earliest inhabitants of the city, the Tequesta, and of course, the Miami River. Learn the history of Miami’s founders – Julia Tuttle, Henry Flagler, and William and Mary Brickell.

Apr
23
Tue
2019
Closing Reception for Castles in the Sky @ Coral Gables Museum
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tuesday, April 23rd; 8-9pm; Coral Gables Musuem

Today is the last day to see the Coral Gables Museum exhibit. Castles in the Sky, an exhibition on Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art. Jarring the laws of actual architecture, the imagined palace functions as a very real foundation, buttress, and pillar for Castles in the Sky. From Claes Oldenburg’s proposal to replace the Washington Monument with gigantic scissors to Laurie Simmons’ photograph of candy castles atop a cake weathering a blizzard of confectionary “snow,” the works here delight and intrigue.

Apr
24
Wed
2019
Altered States of Consciousness @ Oolite Arts (previously ArtCenter / South Florida)
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Altered States of Consciousness featuring work by Oolite Arts resident artists & curated by Claire Breukel  starts on April 17 until June 30. Oolite Arts (what Miami is made of) is the new name of ArtCenter South Florida at 926 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.

Apr
28
Sun
2019
History in the Grove: Charles Avenue Walking Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday, April 28th; 10-2pm; HisoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami and historian Dr. George for a journey and tour of Coconut Grove, one of Miami’s oldest and most beautifully preserved neighborhoods. In this educational tour, you will earn how Bahamian settlers influenced the development of the Grove with their knowledge of tropical plants and native building materials.

May
16
Thu
2019
Curators talk about Music is Life @ Sagamore Hotel
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

French Gallerist Bernard Markowicz and Curator and Sagamore’s art advisor Sebastien Laboureau will have a conversation about their current innovative selling art exhibit dedicated to music impact in each of our lives: Music is Life. 100 artworks reflecting upon the impact music spanning all media including sculptures, photographs, paintings, and mixed media, created by artists from all around the world. Many artists will be present. Sagamore Hotel Lobby (1671 Collins Ave. Miami Beach).

 

May
19
Sun
2019
Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sunday, May 19th; 1-2pm; Frost Museum

Join the Frost Museum at FIU and guest curator Dr. Brian Dursum for a especially led tour of Asian Crossroads: Influence and Interaction Along the Maritime Silk Road. Enjoy an in-depth look at this exhibition, as well as exclusive works not typically put on display.

May
23
Thu
2019
Phantom Film Festival @ Colony Theater
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Thursday, May 23rd; 7pm; Colony Theater

Support the next generation of artists with the Phantom Film Festival–a special event completely coordinated and filmed by the students of Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH). See these creative minds at work with this series of short films from the top student artists in the nation for only $15 at Lincoln Road.

May
25
Sat
2019
Little Havana Walking Tour @ HistoryMiami
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, May 25th; 10am-12pm ; HistoryMiami

Join the HistoryMiami Museum for a closer look at one of the biggest communities in Miami–the Cuban community in Little Havana. See the street art, walk down Calle Ocho, visit historic buildings, learn about the art of cigar making, listen to salsa at the Ball and Chain Bar, and enjoy light bates and specialty Cuban food and coffee.

May
30
Thu
2019
Artist Talk and Short Film Screening @ Dot Fiftyone Guest Gallery at Faena Hotel
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Screening of Blue, a short film by RPM Projects (Rhonda Mitrani + Patricia Scholl Gutierrez + Marina Font)followed by a conversation with the artists. Dot Fiftyone is a guest gallery at Faena Hotel (3400 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, F. 33139).

Jun
11
Tue
2019
Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday, June 11th; 1-2pm; Frost Museum

Join the Frost Museum for a curator’s tour of the exhibition Cut: Abstraction in the United States from the 1970s to the Present, for an in-depth look into painting techniques that involve a deeper relationship to the surface. This exhibition displays a wide selection of work by multi-generational artists who challenged painting surfaces with cuts, carvings, and indentations.

Jun
14
Fri
2019
Miami Black Film Fest @ Loews Miami Beach
Jun 14 @ 3:00 pm – Jun 17 @ 11:00 am

Friday, June 14th; 3pm; Loews Miami Beach

Join the American Black Film Fest 2019 for panels, discussions and screenings from the nation’s largest gathering of Black film and tv enthusiasts. The film festival explores culture and business, while also presenting some of the hottest parties of the city.

Jun
15
Sat
2019
Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Sunset Cruise @ HistoryMiami
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 15th; 6-8:30pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami as you cruise across the waters of the Biscayne Bay with Dr. Paul George, the museums resident historian. In this tour of Stiltsville, visitors will learn about the history of the colorful wooden houses, and listen to stories of nefarious gangsters, stunning graffiti, and fabulous parties in the 40s, 50s, and 60s.

Jun
16
Sun
2019
Gables Bike Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday, June 10-12pm; Coral Gables Museum

join the Coral Gables Museum for a relaxing morning in which visitors can explore the beautiful hidden locations of gables on a bike. After some riding through the historic neighborhood, join fellow participants for brunch at Giralda Plaza.

Jun
18
Tue
2019
Behind-the-Scenes at Botanico Viejo Lazaro @ HistoryMiami
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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.

Jun
23
Sun
2019
Mystery, Mayhem, Vice & Crime Coach Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Jun
27
Thu
2019
Reconstructing Identity MOCAAD Closing Reception @ Historic Ward Rooming House - Overtown
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Reconstructing Identity MOCAAD Closing Reception @ Historic Ward Rooming House - Overtown

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.

 

 

Jun
29
Sat
2019
Brickell Avenue Walking Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Jun
30
Sun
2019
Waterway Canoe Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jun 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Jul
9
Tue
2019
Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday, July 9th; 1-2pm; Frost Museum FIU

Join the Frost Museum and chief curator Amy Galpin for an in depth look at “Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists Book”, which takes visitors though a series of books, texts, narrative, sketchbooks and more shown in a new visual interdisciplinary medium.

Jul
17
Wed
2019
It will never become quite familiar to you @ Oolite Arts
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
July 17 – September 29: It will never become quite familiar to you. Curated by Angelica Arbelaez. Artists: Cristine Brache, Jesse Chun, Paloma Izquierdo, Natalia Lassalle Morillo, Michelle Lisa Polissaint, Jamilah Sabur and Agustina Woodgate.Opening Reception on Wednesday, July 17, 7 – 9 pm. Photo Zacary Balber 
Jul
20
Sat
2019
Downtown Walking Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, July 20th; 11-12:30pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Coral Gables Museum for an inside look into the gems that make up a historic neighborhood. Discuss the Mediterranean Revival style that elegantly dominates the architecture while visiting some of the pivotal points throughout the history of the Gables. See the Colonnade Hotel, the Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club while learning about how these small locations built the landscape of modern Miami.

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Gables Bike Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sunday, July 21st; 11-12:30pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Coral Gables Museum for a relaxing morning of biking through Miami’s beautiful summer scenery of exotic plants and beautiful gardens at Montgomery Botanical on Old Cutler Road. The tour takes visitors through the world famous botanical garden on their bikes and will tell the stories behind the wide array of lush palms, cycads and beautiful plants, brought as seeds from around the world to their new home in Miami.

Jul
28
Sun
2019
Waterway Canoe Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 28 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

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.

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Rewilding Closing Reception @ Gallery @ Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Annie Blazejack & Geddes Levenson: Rewilding closing reception will take place on Saturday, October 5, 6 – 9 at Gallery@CGAF (3390 Mary St. -entrance on Grand Ave-, Coconut Grove). Free and open to the public. Annie and Geddes grew up together in Miami ,Florida, graduated from NWSA and work collaboratively. Thet have been showing work together for over a decade.

Oct
16
Wed
2019
On the Road II @ Oolite Arts
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Nov
14
Thu
2019
Micky Wolfson Celebrates his 80th @ The Wolfsonian - FIU / Block Party
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.