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Today, September 24, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Pablo Atchugarry starts the Atchugarry Art Center Art Talks Season with Intimidades, by the artist himself. Free and Open to the Public.
En Español, dictada por la Lcda. Ivonne Rivas. La Charla Sociedad y Populismo en los libros de Francisco Herrera Luque comenzara hoy martes 24 de Septiembre a las 6 de la tarde en la galeria de arte Curator’s Voice Art Projects en Little River, Miami.
P. Scott Cunningham lives in Miami and is the director of O, Miami Poetry Festival and the publisher of Jai-Alai Books. Reading at restaurant Soya & Pomodoro (120 NE 1st. St, Downtown on Wednesday, September 25, 7:30 – 9 pm. As part of MOAD’s “Museum Without Boundaries” initiative, To Write Miami brings nine beloved Miami writers to Soya & Pomodoro restaurant over eight nights to explore how stories emerge from the raw sights and sounds of the city they love.
Myrna and Sheldon Palley Lecture Series Feautring Joyce J. Scott: MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Joyce J. Scott is best known for her figurative sculpture and jewelry using free-form off-loom bead weaving techniques similar to the peyote stitch, as well as blown glass, and found objects. As an African-American, feminist artist, Scott unapologetically confronts difficult themes as diverse as her subjects. Her art leverages its impact with her wry, subversive humor, and engages hardened stereotypes that demand honest examination. At the Lowe Art Museum, UM Campus on Thursday, September 26, 7 – 9 pm.
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.
Talk with Dr. Theodore Ferguson (aka Jason’s Dad), Dr. Ferguson, an agricultural scientist by training based in the West Indies, is a leadership educator and a passionate advocate for a principled leadership ethos that springs from man’s own humanity and is reinforced and shared in a social space.Locust Projects (3852 N. Miami Ave., Miami Design District). September 28, 3 – 5 pm.
On Saturday, September 28, from 6 – 8:30 pm Join us for a casual evening to meet the artists in residence: Sebastián Villamil (hosted in partnership with the Ministry of Culture Colombia), Chemu Ng’ok (in collaboration with The African Centre, Cape Town) and Hilla Toony Navok (with support by Artis). Learn about their inspirations and experience their work at the Fountainhead Residency. This is a wonderful opportunity to engage with a diverse group of Miamians who share a passion for artists, art and culture.
Rather than a formal sit-down lecture, MOAD’s “Discussions In Situ” are engaging, conversational, and scholarly exhibition tours lead by a wide array of interdisciplinary experts. While pointing to specific art work and archival material on view, Tsang sparks a conversation on “The Hidden Cabrera,” highlighting Cabrera’s biography and research methods. On Sunday, September 29, 4 – 6 pm at the Freedom Tower. Registration free with RSVP.
Today, Saturday, October 5, 1 – 4 pm Deering Estate Artist in Residency Michelle Grant-Murray will host:The Black Artist Talk 2019 is a forum that focuses on engaging Black and Brown artist, activist, educators, religious leaders, and community members in discussions surrounding the climate change, earth ethics, sustainability and it’s direct correlation to spirituality.Free and Open to the public. Enjoy the exhibit: Materia Nature featuring artists: Alex Nuñez and Julie Davidow. On view until January 15.
Schimmel will talk about the large-scale thematic shows he’s curated over the course of his career, including Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949–1979, and Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962. Locust Projects + Oolite Arts are inviting to this conversation on Wednesday, October 9, 7 – 8:30 at Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59th Terr.).Schimel was Chief Curator for 9 years at the Newport Harbor Art Museum (now the Orange County Museum of Art), Chief Curator for 22 years at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, and Founding Partner of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel.. Free but it is better to rsvp. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talks-paul-schimmel-tickets-54614108268?aff=odeimcmailchimp&mc_cid=2e9f6a0273&mc_eid=402cc83c1b
Teresita Fernandez: Elemental, on view from October 18, 2019 – February 9, 2020 at PAMM. Artist Talk and Catalogue Signing on the night of October 17, 7 pm.In celebration of the opening, artist Teresita Fernández will discuss her special exhibition Elemental and how her work has led her to this mid-career retrospective. Members enjoy advance ticketing September 26–29. Space is limited. Following the talk, Fernández will sign copies of the Elemental catalogue, while supplies last.
The Cuban Legacy Gallery at the MDC Special Collections will present Spinello Projects’ Juana Valdes: Terrestrial Bodies, on view from October 25, 2019 to April 26, 2020. An opening reception and walkthrough with the artist will be held on October 24. The artist walkthrough will begin at 7:00 pm.
Artika Books is a Spanish publishing house specialized in limited edition of artist’s books made by renowned international artists. Fernando Botero, Jaime Plensa and Antonio Lopez, among others. Artika’s Director Marc Buil invites to the presentation and Spanish Reception on Thursday, October 24, 8 – 9:30 pm. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.. Free and open to the public.
Meet the artist and tour the new show Happy! with Los Angeles based artist Alake Shilling Sunday, October 27, 1 pm. Free with admission ticket of $12. NSU Art Museum / Ft. Lauderdale (1 East Las Olas Blvd.)
Lecture on Saturday, November 2, 3 pm at Frost Art Museum. Free. Sculptor Willie Cole. Cole assembles and transforms ordinary domestic and used objects such as irons, ironing boards, and high-heeled shoes into imaginative and powerful works of art and installations. Cole’s art speaks to the social, political, and cultural perspectives on the African American experience. Cole’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the MOMA, the Walker Art Center, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, as well as the National Gallery of Art, among many other museums
Today, Nov. 6, 7 pm: Curator Ruba Katrib returns to Miami for the final Talks of the fall season. Katrib is curator of cutting-edge MoMA PS1. Previously, she held curatorial positions at SculptureCenter, NY and at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami.The Talks are amazing, don’t miss this one! Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59Terr). Free! get free tickets in the link!
Join the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus) and ARTtuesdays/MIAMI at Books & Books (Coral Gables) for an engaging conversation between renowned Cuban American artist Carlos Estévez and noted art historian and curator Dr. Carol Damian, member of the ARTtuesdays ‘Miami team. The pair will discuss Estévez’s latest project, Cities of the Mind, which Damian guest curated and which remains on view at the Lowe through May 3, 2020.
Wed, Nov 13, 6-30 – 7:30 pm. Gallerist Tyler Emerson-Dorsch talks with Elisabeth Condon about her new show Effulgence and an exciting year. In particular, Condon has recently connected with the Pattern and Decoration artists. We’ll talk about what this context means to her work and what is ahead.
Today, Saturday, November 16, 5 – 6:30 pm at Dimensions Variable (101 NW 79 St.). Free. Looking Back, a conversation: Dimensions Variable Co-Founder & CEO Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova in a conversation with artists Felice Grodin, Fabian Peña, Jamilah Sabur, Tom Scicluna, Agustina Woodgate. These are all artists included in the current exhibition 10—A Decade commemorating DV’s 10th anniversary.
Where Earth Meets Sky, curated by Deborah Mitchell, a unique exhibition exploring choreography in the Everglades by choreographer / dancer Dale Andree, photographer Miana Jun, filmmaker artist Claudio Marcotulli and artist Christina Pettersson.Artist Reception on Sunday, November 17, 1 – 3. Free and Open to the Public. The Gallery is inside the Ernest F. Coe Visitors Center in Everglades National Park.
Lecture Leonora Carrington in Mexico: The Mirror of the Marvelous by Teresa Arcq will discuss the influence of Mexico in the artists’ work. RSVP required to MOAreservations@moafl.org or call 954-262-0258. Thursday, November 21, 6 – 8 pm.
Saturday, Nov. 23, 7:30 – 9 pm at Fountainhead Residency (690 NE 56 St, Miami):Everybody is welcome to meet the five artists in residency: Gabriel Chaile, Jamaal Peterman, Marcela Sinclair, Wynnie Mynerva, and Santiago Delfino. Theses artists are actively participating through Miami Art Week in different institutions. Come to learn about it.
Today, Sunday 24, from 2 – 4 pm at Dot Fiftyone Gallery in Little River book launch of Anastasia Samoylova: FloodZone with a conversation of the attist with Dennis Scholl (President and CEO of Oolite Arts). Photographs of Southern United States. Ask at the gallery for your free copy of art circuits and be ready for Miami Art Week.
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.
Dec. 2, 6 – 8:30. A Rose as a Question, an original poem US Poet Laureate Richard Blanco based in the solo exhibition The Roses of Fibonacci by artist John William Bailly on view at LnS Gallery from November 16. Poetry reading to start promptly at 6:30 pm. RSVP.
RSVP is required for the reception at 7 pm and the lecture al 8 pm by artist Glenn Ligon. Also to visit the de la Cruz home in Key Biscayne that will open to those who rsvp on Monday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. If you haven’t visit their collection at their home, this is a must!!!! Call 305 576 6112 or email.
Friday, Dec. 6: 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Top women collectors in Latin America discuss their experiences and challenges. Moderated by: Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian, Speakers: Solita Cohen, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Milagros Maldonado (they are good friends!). The art fair ticket costs $35. Pinta will be open until Sunday, Dec. 8: 12 – 7 pm.
In The Total Absence / Presence of Color, curated by Adriana Herrera for Sammer Gallery new space-office in Midtown will be closing on Saturday, December 7, with a free visit and breakfast from 10 am – noon. The title of this exhibition responds to the predominance of black and white in the assembled works. The works gathered here encompass a period of 90 years: from an untitled 1929 drawing by Joaquín Torres García, to the acrylic on metal Táctil Virtual by Rafael Martinez from 2019 (3250 NE 1st Ave. Unit 303, Midtown).
Breakfast in the Park with the lecture by Sculptor Petrah Coyne on Sunday, December 8: 9:30 am to noon. Free and Open to the Public. An official Art Basel Miami Beach event, the contemporary sculptor and photographer Petah Coyne will be the featured speaker this year. Known for her elaborately detailed assemblages that hang from ceilings and erupt from the floor, Coyne uses molten wax, silk flowers, sumptuous fabric, and pristine taxidermy to create works that evoke gothic narratives and the excess of the Rococo.
Sunday, December 8 at the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus). Bubbles and Brunch from 10:30 am to noon (visit three amazing exhibits ) and then at 12:30 pm. Lecture with renowned sculptor Ursula von Rydinngsvard at the Donna Shalala Student Activity Center. Best known for creating large-scale, often monumental sculptures from cedar beams, von Rydingsvard is represented in the permanent collections of over 30 museums.