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One Time Screening Only, Today. October 1st, at 6:30 pm. AIDA (SALZBURG FESTIVAL). Music: Giuseppe Verdi. Directed by: Shirin Neshat. Cast: Anna Netrebko, Francesco Meli, Roberto Tagliavini, Ekaterina Semenchuk. France, Austria / 2018 / 160 min + One Interval / Opera in Four Acts. In Italian with English Subtitles. Part of the 2018 World Stages Fall Season at MDC’s Tower Theater.
In the history of the Salzburg Festival, Verdi’s popular opera Aida was performed only once, in 1979, staged and conducted by Herbert von Karajan. For its return, the Salzburg Festival assembled a superb artistic team, making this production the most sought after and over-booked in the Festival’s history. The supreme cast was led by Anna Netrebko in the title role, directed by Iranian-born New York-based visual artist Shirin Neshat and conducted by the world’s finest Verdi conductor, Riccardo Muti.
October 20, 2018 – May 19, 2019: One of America’s leading modern artists, painter William Glackens (1870-1938) had a keen interest in the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir that has long been recognized However, Glackens’ specific debt to the art of this important French modernist has never been fully explored. William J. Glackens and Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Affinities and Distinctions fills this void by bringing together exceptional works by each artist that illuminate Renoir’s influence on Glackens’ artistic development and also shed light on the history of taste in American collecting from the late-19th to the mid-20th century.
Join the Coral Gables Art Cinema for this fascinating film experience! With a modern interpretation of Suspiria (by Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino), revisit Dario Argento’s masterpiece in an amazing restoration that enhances the cinematography and unique score by rock band Goblin. The story follows a ballet dancer who transfers to a prestigious German dance school only to discover malice and mystery. Watch this harrowing thriller today.
Today at 4pm, in Savor – Ft. Lauderdale: Mariana Monteagudo is a renowned Venezuelan plastic artist currently residing in Florida. The film details the creative process of her new series “Uncanny”, and the inspirations behind her intriguing, eerie and culturally hybrid doll sculptures. The creations are made of repurposed materials that were originally waste. In the film, topics like capitalism, immigration, maternity, contemporary art, terror and the repurposing of objects are explored. Producer: The Lunch Box Studio / Cinematographer-Editor: Elaine Minionis / Featuring: Mariana Monteagudo, Mary Ann Cohen, Rochi Llaneza / Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
December 9th; 9:30-10: 30 am; Coral Gables Museum
Enjoy a talk with the Coral Gables Museum as ten artists consider the beauty and intrigue behind the work within “Kindred Spirits: Ten Artists by the Hudson”. Today is the last day that the exhibition will be open, and the closing reception will include a conversation about the pieces and the culture behind them, as well as carefully curated Cuban snacks to go along with the theme of the exhibit.
Sunday, December 9th; 10am-1pm; Lowe Art Museum
Join the Lowe Art Museum for Bubbles and Brunch to celebrate the end of Art Basel and Art Miami Week 2018! This event includes a deliciously luxurious breakfast, as well as a talk by Basel-featured artist Hank Willis Thomas. Enjoy the fin of the art fair with fellow museum members and art lovers at the Lowe.
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!
Saturday, December 29th; 12-7pm; Fabian Castanier Gallery
Join the Fabian Castanier Gallery to see “Boundless”, an exhibition by the Miaz Brothers that closes today! Boundless explores figurative work and portraiture in a new way with paintings depicting ethereal visions of women with blurred, otherworldly lighting that creates a unique and beautiful effect. Inspired by classical portraiture, but rendered with layers of aerosol paint, the artists explore the space between one’s perception of the self and the intangible in a truly boundless and personal way.
NSU Art Museum’s symposium “The History of Art and Hip Hop in South Florida,” coinciding with the presentation of the rap musical Hamilton at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, explores the rich and distinct developments of this interdisciplinary genre in the region. The symposiums is free. January 3, 2019, from 5 pm. Limited seating, reserve!
January 5th, 2019; Pan American Art Projects; 12-6pm
Today is the last day to see “Space as Form”, the exhibition with art by Carolina Sardi of Pan American Projects. The Argentinian artist works mostly with conceptual and ambiguous three-dimensional work inspired by the concrete art movement to create simple and unifying sculptural pieces defined by the relationship between space and shape.
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.
Friday, February 22nd; 2-4pm; NSU Ft. Lauderdale (Bubier Park (Huizenga Park) and Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale)
Join NSU Art Museum to bring out your artistic side! Instructors will teach visitors how to paint like impressionists in an outdoor art session at Bubier (Huizenga Park) and Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale. Visitors will learn the techniques and inspiration behind the work of Auguste Rodin and William Glacken, some of the most iconic French impressionists. Materials are included and all skill levels are encouraged to join.
Thursday, March 7th; 4-8pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for a night for all ages with activities ranging from art workshops and hands-on projects for kids, happy hour and 2 for 1 drink prices, light bites at the museum cafe, and free museum admission. In celebration of Women’s History Month, this month’s activities will revolve around revolutionary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. There will also be a lecture for adults about her life with an art historian in Frida Kahlo – An Anguished Brush.
Lecture Frida Kahlo: An Anguished Brush by art historian Armando Droulers next Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 pm. The event is free as the admission on First Thursday Starry Nights at eh NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale. (Brightline is an option!)
Wednesday, April 10th; 2:30-4:30; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum and Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D., Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator for a lecture on the museum’s Cobra collection. The Cobra collection is a series of work similar to that of abstract expressionists of the 20th century, however, it differs in that neither was inspired by the other. These dynamic, colorful, and expressive works were made by international artists who joined together in 1948, naming their group Cobra after their home cities of Copenhagen, Brussels, and Amsterdam, and the museum has one of the biggest collections of their work in the US.
Thursday, April 11th; 4-8pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for a night for all ages with activities ranging from art workshops and hands-on projects for kids, happy hour and 2 for 1 drink prices, light bites at the museum cafe, and free museum admission. This month’s activities will be based upon the work of Purvis Young, a Miami-local artist whose pieces are made from recycled materials. The night will also feature separate events such as the Lecture Series and the Art of Wine and Food Series.
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.
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.
Tuesday, April 28th; 12-1:30pm; NSU Art Museum
Join NSU Art Museum for A Sense of Pride even leading up to National June Pride Month. In this special edition, the museum will be hosting a discussion with performance artists Liz Ferrer and Bow Ty Enterprises Venture Capital, as well as live music by Nia, a local femme reggaeton band that celebrates coming-outs, comings of age, and self-accepting. Join to learn about diversity, and embrace and celebrate different communities at the museum.
Thursday, May 6th; 4-8pm; NSU Art Museum
Schools out for the summer and today, visitors of all ages can join the NSU Art Museum for free admission, a storytelling and book signing for kids by Tamara B. Rodriguez: Hair to the Queen, a Guest Lecture Series with cancer research scientists, happy hour drink specials, light bites and hands-on projects, This months activities will revolve around Pride Month, taking an in-depth look into Andy Warhol’s Ladies and Gentlemen series (1975). Adults will also get to join from 6-8pm for the museums Art and Food Series “Rose All Day”, with entertainment by guest drag queen Misty Eyez.
Thursday, June 6th; 6pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for a panel discussion with cancer research scientists in “A Quest for a Cure”, a conversation and Q & A session in conjunction with Stitch by Stitch: The AutoNation DRV PNK Quilt
Sunday, June 9th; 2-4pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for the Work Creatively series, showcasing industries and business that are challenging the traditional business model by incorporating creativity, innovation and art into their practice. There will be a one hour talk with local entrepreneurs including Doug McCraw, Founder of FATVillage, Joshua Miller, CEO of C&I Studios, and Patricia Kneski, Managing Director at General Provision, as well as mingling with complimentary wine, and a private tour of the FAR Gallery’s Ripped from the Headlines exhibition. This event is only open to members of the One East Society. Not a member? Support today.
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.
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.
Join the Coral Gables Arts Cinema for a pre-Independence Day film extravaganza directed by Denys Arcand “The Fall of the American Empire”. This film is witty and critical in its depiction of modern capitalistic society, and takes on the powerful themes of the predominance of money and morals in outrageous cinematic sequence. This film is in French with English subtitles and is rated R.
Thursday July 18th; 6-9pm; NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale
Calling all One East Society members of the NSU Art Museum for the museum’s newest first Societal Social event, in which visitors can network with other professionals and appreciators of the arts while enjoying a pop-up art installation, a live performance by The Pulse Brand, and a DJ set.
Saturday, July 27th; 8-6pm; NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale
Calling all Fort Lauderdale residents! Today, join the NSU Art Museum for free, as the last Sunday of every month has open admission with ID and drivers license. In addition to free Museum admission, Fort Lauderdale residents will receive a 10% discount on catalogs published by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and sold in the Museum Store.
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.
NSU Ft. Lauderdale Museum Today Sat. 16 at 6 pm: I Paint My Reality: Surrealism in Latin America, examines the manifestation of Surrealism in Latin America. Preview Reception ($25 non members). Curated by Bonnie Clearwater, Director and Chief Curator. Works by Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Remedios Varo among others.