Subtropics kicks off July 5 with the opening reception for two sound art installations: Listen (by the festival’s Founder and Artistic Director, Gustavo Matamoros), and Microcosmos (by Alba Triana). Listen is a one-of-a-kind sonic immersion experience that includes sound pieces adapted specifically to the space. The gallery will be darkened, allowing visitors to focus on active listening, the underlying theme of the festival.
Free Opening Day Celebration, open to the public. A celebratory ribbon cutting will also take place with remarks from The Bass’ Board of Directors, special guests and civic leaders. The entire community is invited to attend and share in this momentous occasion and celebration. Doors to the museum open at 10 a.m. and admission to the museum is free to all for the duration of the day.
NWSA needs studio space for its visual arts students, to keep Artseen studios open 50+ graduates agreed to donate works for the auction that will help with the funds needed. Art auction and performances: Dance, Music, Theater.Tickets $100 per person. Call 305 237 3649.
Three Openings in One Night: White Jeans. Works by Pip Brant, Leah Brown, TM Sisters, among others with Curatorial Gestures by Belaxis Buil (Washington Gallery, 1618 Washington Ave., accessible through MBUS) , Forget Me Not:Works by FIU Alumnus José Garcia and FIU Bachelor of Fine Arts Fall Thesis Works.
ABSTRK, Bambi, Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, MrD1987, D*Face, Demsky, Faile, Romain Froquet, Inkie, Invader, Joe Iurato, Kaws, Kan, Keith Haring, L’Atlas, Logan Hicks, Spok, Miss Tic, Obey, Zeus, and many more in partnership with numerous international art galleries, and curated by Sebastien Laboureau. In addition, the hotel will showcase an exceptional mural attributed to Banksy compliments of FAAM, entitled “Cave Man,” a wall presenting an iconic visual, painted in LA in 2008. The URBAN LEGEND exhibit will be open for one month 24/7.
Internationally acclaimed live artist Tania El Khoury (London/Beirut) implements two interactive performance pieces using real oral histories and innovative forms that challenge audience’s empathy. Gardens Speak is an interactive sound installation containing the oral histories of ten ordinary people who were buried in Syrian gardens. Only 10 people admitted per hour. Arrive early as no late entry will be permitted once performing begins.
January 20 – April 1. Intertidal. Artists A.S.T. (Alliance of the Southern Triangle): Diann Bauer, Felice Grodin, Patricia Margarita Hernandez, and Elite Kedan. At noon conversation with curator Natalia Zuluaga, and members of A.S.T.Opening Reception: 1 – 3 pm.
Fabien Castanier and Gregg Shienbaum in conversation with Sebastien Laboureau about the urban art market. Trends, artists, and dealers. Art Talk on the occasion of the exhibit Urban Legends at the Sagamore’s lobby.
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 22, 6 – 9 pm. Free admission. The work on display is for sale, with a percentage donated to the Miami Design Preservation League. Please inquire at the Front Desk. Dina Knapp was born in Cyprus, raised in Haifa, lived in Brooklyn, and studied at Pratt Institute. Ms. Knapp is one of the most respected artists of the Art-to-Wear movement, which emerged after the “Summer of Love” in the 1960s.
The human consequences of the rising sea level. Photography by Dutch photographer Kadir van Lohuizen / Noor. “Although often ignored by climate change campaigners, the rate of sea level rise on America’s East Coast is three times faster than the global average, due to the fact that western Greenland’s glaciers and ice are melting so quickly. Protecting cities on the eastern seaboard will require enormous financial resources. Miami is likely to be lost.” The Honorable Gera Sneller, Consul General of the Netherlands in Miami will be present.
Peace 70, a curated selling exhibition of well known and rising artists from Israel at The Sagamore Hotel (1671 Collins Ave. Miami Beach). The State of Israel and the Sagamore Hotel come together to celebrate 70 Years. Alongside, curated by Karen Lehrman Bloch: Passage to Israel: 20 photographers from all cultures. Artists represented: Eran Reshef, Ella Amitay Sadovsky, Amit Shimoni, Lee Yanor, and Idan Zareski, among others.
March 22 – April 13: BFA Thesis Exhibition, Class of Spring 2018, FIU-Miami Beach Urban Studios, College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts, under the direction of Professor Mirta del Valle. Ashley Aarons, Margarita Fernandez, Alain Fleitas, Thais “Micu” Hernandez, Charles A. Leano, Velma McDermott, Alexander H.G. Narus, Christian Ramirez, Jesse Toledo, and Ivan D. Zapata.
Wednesday, April 11, at 7 pm: Sebastien Laboureau, the Sagamore’s resident art advisor and artist Idan Zareski, creator of And So? & the Big Foot Family Collection will have a conversation within the framework of the exhibition Peace 70. The State of Israel and The Sagamore celebrate their 70 years anniversary. On view until May 30.
April 26 – September 3
Laure Prouvost: They Are Waiting for You.
Her artistic output consistently returns to themes of escape into unfamiliar worlds or imaginings of unexpected alternative environments. A strong narrative impulse propels her practice, resulting in immersive, transmedia installations with interwoven storylines that combine fiction and reality. Her videos, installations, paintings, and tapestries unhinge commonplace and expected connections between language, image, and perception.
(July 25 – September 30) Opening Reception Wednesday, July 25, 6 pm: Panel Discussion with Nora Khan, Max Wolf, and Emer Grant. Reception: 7 – 9 pm. Curated by Emer Grant. Artists: Jillian Mayer, Felice Grodin, GALA Committee, Harm van den Dorpel, and Nick Lobo. As our digital and analog worlds continue to merge, we are only beginning to understand the profound effects this change is having on our society. How then, might we use art to understand how the internet is shaping our lives? How does art move through that digital space – and what does that mean for an artwork’s value?
Sunday, July 29, free admission from 10 am to 5 pm plus family activities from 2 to 4 pm. Visit the two current exhibitions: Karen Tifas Deceptive Constructions recommended by our art critic Anne Tschida on our homepage, and Destefashioncollection!a show that considers and troubles the boundaries between art and fashion.
Kick of the season with the New World Symphony Open House and pre season concert! The event starts off outdoors in the beautiful Sounscape park just outside the concert hall, full of family activisties for everyone, even the dog! Various fitness classes are scheduled for the daytime, including zumba, yoga, and cardio. After a lunch break with food tasting, there are tours of the concert hall, exploring the unique and beautiful architecture by Frank Gehry. Mini concerts will be given by the percussion, brass, woodwind, and strings section, followed by a full concert in the evening. No one can get bored with this special annual event
FIU school of architecture presents a cultural experience featuring the work of some of the most influential 20th century designers and architects from the Americas. In celebration of the 450th anniversary of the city of Caracas (the capital of Venezuela), this exhibition lasts to honor heritage above all.
October 11 – November 30. “Dream Machine” a solo show by international visual artist Rubem Robierb in partnership with Taglialatella Galleries and curated by Sagamore’s resident art advisor, Sebastien Laboureau.
Every Saturday from 1 – 6 pm until December 15, 2018: Audiotheque 2.0 features a 30-channel sound system, a new order of sound art installation environment created by artist Gustavo Matamoros. This new multi-channel sound system is organized around four set configurations that can be used independently or together to exhibit new works of spatialized sound that offer visitors different kinds of immersive listening experiences.
January 16 – March 31. Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 16, 7 – 9 pm. Terence Price II: Dancing in the Absence of Pain. Curated by Diana Nawi. This show is recommended by art critic Janet Batet in her Critic’s Choice. It is the first solo show for photographer Terence Price II, an intimate portrait of home, family and community that speaks to contemporary black life. Price’s first solo exhibition, organized by Diana Nawi, emerges from a tradition of street photography to document the people closest to Price, strangers he encounters in his daily life, and his Miami Gardens neighborhood. The night of January 16 all artists’ studios will be open at the ArtCenter/ South Florida.
Free Art Talk and Special prices in drinks at bites while enjoying the conversation between Bertrand Scholler of Frame with Sebastien Laboureau, resident art advisor of the Sagamore Hotel. Thursday, January 17, 7 – 9 pm.
Friday, March 1st; 8-11pm; The Bass
Today, join the Bass for their Night at the Museum, in which members and yearlong affiliates and their guests can a “Neon Jungle” themed party, enjoy music by Richie Hell, an installation by Haiiileen, and more. Not a member? Join today for access to this event and many other exclusive events and discounts for the rest of the year.
Music is Life on view until June 30: First time ever in Miami, SAGAMORE IS ART presents an art exhibit entirely dedicated to music encompassing all media, including sculptures, photographs and paintings illustrating how music is deeply impacting our everyday lives. Featuring Jonathan Delmas, Markus Klinko, OLLL, Erick Artik, Monique Lassooij, Nick Veasey, Arman, Andy Warhol, among others. VIP Reception by invitation on April 4.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.