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As part of her ARTSail research residency, Blanca de la Torre will lead a public discussion on Hybris, a group exhibition she curated at Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla y León (MUSAC), which sought to rethink the potential of art as a tool for action in relation to today’s environmental concerns. Blanca de la Torre is an independent curator and art critic born in Spain.
November 2 – December 15. Inventory of What Might Have Been and (Never Was) by the Spanish artist Beatriz Ruibal,a visual artist and filmmaker.Her work invites spectators to sink into an introspective moment of stillness.
Raymundo Travieso: Tapices y Otras Obras Conmemorando los 400 A˜õs de la publicación de los poemas misticos de San Juan de la Cruz. Inauguracion: Jueves 11 a las 7 pm. Musica y Canto a cargo del guitarrista español Jose Luis de la Paz.
Miami Dade County Black Affairs Advisory Board presents Triumphant Spirits & Vessels 2018 | Women of Substance.
African American Trailblazers of South Florida. Curated & installed by Bart Mervil | MUCE305. Photography by Adrian Freeman & Joe Wesley. Opening Reception: Friday, Feb. 2 at 11 am (First Floor). Regular hours: 8 – 5 pm.
Sunday, February 18, 8 – 9:30 pm. (Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami). Tickets: $30-$75. The Drummers of Japan. World Tour 2018. Their newest program, “The Challengers” offers reflection on the members’ feelings about their own lives and their experiences of being pushed to challenge their own limits. Most of all, “The Challengers” serves as an anthem of encouragement for all who were born in this same era and continue to face their own challenges.
Dade Art Educators Association (DAEA) presents an exhibit by art educators in Miami Dade County. The exhibit showcases the work of 26 artists in a portrait/selfies theme among them work by Daniela Aguilera, Victoria Albert, Tatiana Castro, Lita Clarke, Nadyia Duff, Rosemary Fineberg, Madelaine Gonzalez – Gaffney, Zoraida Haibi Figuera, Lizzie Hunter, Meredith Kohn, Eduardo Lacayo, Rossana Montoya, Lucia Morales, Cecilia Niebla, and Gerald Obregon. Hosted by Miami International University of Art & Design.
New World School of the Arts presents its annual signature showcase Rising Stars, a professionally staged, energy packed, one-of-a-kind exhibition and performance. The showcase begins at the New World Gallery with a juried visual arts show featuring impressive student artwork. The evening continues just a few blocks away at the historic Olympia Theater with a pre-performance VIP Reception to welcome guests to this artistic landmark. Following the reception, the performance showcases dance, music, and theater excerpts from works performed during the school year.
April 6 – April 15: NO SIGNAL, New World School of the Arts’ 2018 BFA final visual arts showcase is a group exhibition highlighting a variety of works from 22 visual artists of divergent disciplines, professionally curated by NWSA dean of the visual arts program, Maggy Cuesta and gallerist Fredric Snitzer. Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 7 – 10 pm.
April 26 – May 17. Video and photography exhibition Corrientes: Movement With Purpose, inspired by the moving work of Flamenco Dancer, Jesús Carmona, opening on April 26th at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on view until May 17th when will close with a special performance by Jesús Carmona with a live fragment of his show Impetu’s. The exhibition is a tribute to Flamenco, its culture and all its disciplines as part of the 4th edition of FlamenGO.
May 10 – July 6: Miami International University of Art & Design (MIU) hosts Dissociation: Aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a photography exhibit that chronicles the chaos that followed Hurricane Maria from the perspective of displaced Commercial Advertising students at the University of Puerto Rico in Carolina.
More Sweetly Play the Dance is a masterwork by renowned South African artist William Kentridge. This 8-channel video installation, more than 130 feet long, encircles viewers in an exciting procession of filmed performers merged with Kentridge’s signature style of hand-drawn animation. The highly anticipated Kislak Center includes a permanent 2,600-square-foot exhibition space, showcasing extraordinary objects including rare books, maps, manuscripts, pre-Columbian artifacts, and other historic materials. Cuban Legacy Gallery will present Cuban Streams: 1855 – 1965, a multi-media installation by the Miami artist César Trasobares.
(September 6 – October 18) The Secret Life of Cities by Carlos Estévez is an experiment with different kinds of handmade paper that Carlos found in local art supply stores. The city as a source of inspiration. On view until October 18.
(September 9 – October 19): Returning Paths. Faculty Art Exhibition. Featuring: Luisa Basnuevo, Carol K. Brown, Oliver Casse, Hans Evers, Antonio Fernandez, Carlos Gallostra, Reinier Gamboa, Jenny Gifford, Kathleen Hudspeth, Donald Lambert, Maria Martinez-Cañas, Rosario Martinez-Cañas, Juana Meneses, Carlene Muñoz, Aramis O’Reilly, Annette Piskel, Alisa Pitchenik-Charles, Louise Romeo, Yasmine Samimy, Nabila Santa-Cristo, Lauren Shapiro, Fred Snitzer, and Carol Todaro.
Artist Daniel Fila, Mikhaile Solomon, Director of Prizm Art Fair, and muralist Diana Contreras, moderated by artist and Professor Dr. Jacek J. Kolasisnki, in conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. Speakers will talk about the many ways art can connect with a community by impacting the physical, economic, social and cultural elements of society. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.
YoungArts Alumni Jasmine Wahi presents Education as the Practice of Freedom, a powerful and sensitive exhibition addressing modern education and the necessity of contemporary thought processes, forward-thinking and transgressive education for the next generations. Using a variety of media, Wahi pushes for progression with her artistic voice.
Join HistoryMiami for a members-only meet up at the Lost Boy Historic Bar. Meet new and old members for happy hour, where you can enjoy one free drink on the house and the rest of the drinks half-price until 8. If you’re not already a member, make sure to join to be invited to exclusive events and get discounts on museum specials.
Brazilian artist Ivan Grilo has a need to un-walk places where history has passed through, and to reconstruct its traces in a different way, with images or words. Join the artist Friday, October 25 and Saturday 26, to have a conversation with curators and then walk to find poems and love letters at nine selected historic buildings of Mana Contemporary in Downtown Miami, under the curatorship of Adriana Herrera.
Tonight, Nov. 1st, 7 pm at cce (1490 Biscayne Blvd.) opens All Women (Fulanas and Menganas) : 15 Latina artists from different generations and visual arts disciplines. Connected by inquiring into the feminine as a theme. Elisabetta Balasso, Marta maria Perez Bravo, and Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez, among others.The show is part of Out of Catalogue, an annual multicultural event produced by Funcionarte.
35th Miami Book Fair. Don’t get lost, download the guide here! https://www.miamibookfair.com/downloadable-guide/
The Street Fair is from November 16 to 18, but the conversations with artists start with Laura Esquivel, in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation to English on Sunday, November 11 at 4 pm (Auditorium, Building 1, 2nd Floor). Free Parking available at 500 NE 2nd Ave. (enter the garage on BE 5th St. Bet 1st and 2nd Ave, tell the guard you are coming to the fair, he will smile and let you in!
Opening Reception of Second Life by Venezuelan artist Mario Villaroel this Tuesday, December 18, 7 pm, at 1548 Brickell Ave (The Hive at Brickell). A Ninoska Huerta new Pop Op on view until January 15, 2019. Intervened Cellos & Violins!
(January 20 – March 9): Opening Brunch at PanAmerican Gallery for The Universal Language of Abstraction. Sunday, January 20th, 11 – 3. A Collective Exhibition featuring Luis Cruz Azaceta, Hope Brooks, Agustín Cardenas, Juan Roberto Diago, Deborah Eyde, Carlos Garcia, Paul Hunter, Guido Llinás, Raúl Martinez, José Mijares, Raúl Milián, Alicia Penalba, Carlos Quintana, Mariano Rodriguez, Kasuya Sakai, Carolina Sardi, and Toña Vegas. Curated by Irina Leyva-Perez.
Artist Jamali’s next gallery visit is scheduled for February 6, 1 – 8 pm. Meet the internationally renowned, Pakistan-born artist, Jamali, and enjoy his new pieces: Love is in the Air. He developed his unique style of “Mystical Expressionism” long-ago in response to a vision.
Eight art galleries in Little River: Mindy Solomon Gallery, Emerson Dorsch, Pan American Art Projects, Tile Blush, Fabien Castanier Gallery, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, and Dot Fiftyone Gallery, invite you to a Progressive Brunch on Sunday, March 17, from 11 am. Free and delicious.
Meet Jamali at his space in Brickell City Centre on Friday, April 12th (noon – 9 pm) and Saturday, April 13th same hours (noon to 9pm). Enjoy his new works, his Spring Exhibition: Art with “Sole” Jamali is one of the most collected living artists in the world today. His greatest historic contribution to contemporary art is his innovative technique, Fresco Tempera.
Where the Oceans Meet, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. An international group of forty artists and collectives participate in the exhibition curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal. The panel discussion with two artists in the exhibition–Zins-Browne and Daniel Boyd—and two of its curators—Asad Raza and Rina Carvajal—will be held at 3 p.m., followed by Zins-Browne’s The Chaos Opera at 4 p.m.
Where the Oceans Meet will be on view thru Sept. 29.
Saturday, June 1st; 4pm; The Ice Palace
Join the students of Design and Architecture Senior High at the Ice Palace in Miami Fashion Week for their debut in a professional fashion show. This show is completely student-run and coordinated and presents innovative designs that reflect upon the style of this new generation.
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.
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.