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May
10
Thu
2018
Photography Exhibit of Hurricane Maria Aftermath @ Miami International University of Art and Design
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

May
19
Sat
2018
MOAD Openings: Kentridge, Kislak Center, & Cuban Legacy Galleries @ Freedom Tower - MOAD
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Jun
5
Tue
2018
First 2 Episodes of Grown @ MDC Tower
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival and Adaptive Studios will team up on Tuesday, June 5 for a special screening of the first two episodes of GROWN at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami, followed by a panel and Q&A session and a reception. GROWN creators and stars Edson Jean and Joshua Jean-Baptiste, New World School of the Arts college theater alumni will be in attendance.

Sep
6
Thu
2018
The Secret Life of Cities by Carlos Estevez @ Centro Cultural Español Miami
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

(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.

Sep
13
Thu
2018
Returning Paths. Faculty Art Exhibition @ New World School of the Arts
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

(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.

 

Sep
20
Thu
2018
The role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. Panel at HistoryMiami @ HistoryMiami
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

 

Sep
27
Thu
2018
The Third Horizon Film Festival PAMM @ Perez Art Museum Miami
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join PAMM for this unmissable event! The Third Horizon Film Festival is coming to PAMM, with a never-before-seen visual journey that displays Jamaican culture conceptually. Experience an  illusionary exploration of the land and people with beautiful artistic footage by renowned director Khalik Allah. Kick off the film festival weekend with music by DJ Juls, AfroPop sensation, and culture Thursday.

Sep
28
Fri
2018
Outsider Art at Obrapia @ Obrapia Art Gallery
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

September 28 – October 28: NAEMI (National Arts Exhibition of the Mentally Ill showcases pieces from outsider artists in a selling curated show. Outsider art produced by untrained artists recovering from mental illnesses who are typically unconnected to the conventional art world—not by choice but by circumstance. The “classic” figures of outsider art were socially or culturally marginal figures.

Oct
1
Mon
2018
Coral Gables Art Cinema is closed Today! @ Coral Gables Art Cinema
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm

Because they are installing a New Screen!!! On October 1st through 4th the Cinema will be closed for its installation. Measuring 12 x 33 feet and boasting a 2.76:1 aspect ratio, it will accommodate Ultra Panavision 70 films. These extra-wide titles also require the use of a special lens on our Century JJ 70mm projectors. The Cinema has received the screen and lens through a generous donation from Magna-Tech Electronic Co.

Aida (Salzburg Festival) Today Only @ MDC's Tower Theater Miami
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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.

Oct
9
Tue
2018
Education as the Practice of Freedom with YoungArts @ National YoungArts Foundation
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

 

Oct
18
Thu
2018
Members Meet Up with HistoryMiami @ Lost Boy Bar
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

 

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Little Havana Art & Culture Walk with HistoryMiami @ Los Pinarenos Fruteria
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join the HistoryMiami Museum for a special walkthrough of one of the most iconic Miami neighborhoods–Little Havana. Filled with culture, art and some of the best ethnic food in the city, tour the historic Cuban village for a taste of vibrant life. Complete with a resident historian’s curated explanation of some of the most important street art and murals in Miami, come for a truly unique and authentic experience on Calle Ocho.

 

Roberta Caviglia: Playful Geometry @ Duo Art Gallery
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 6 – 9 pm in Little Havana. Brazilian artist Roberta Caviglia: Playful Geometry. Curated by Adriana Herrera, Co-founder Aluna Art Foundation. Caviglia connects her recent geometric work to the need of organizing the forms in the flat space, constructing scenarios with an imaginative freedom reached by her never before. 

Oct
25
Thu
2018
Join Artist Grilo Walking Downtown in Search of Poems @ at Aluna Foundation old premises
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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.

Oct
27
Sat
2018
“Suspiria” at Coral Gables Art Cinema @ Coral Gables Art Cinema
Oct 27 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 28 @ 1:00 am

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.

 

Nov
1
Thu
2018
All Women (Fulanas and Menganas) @ Centro Cultural Español
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Nov
11
Sun
2018
Miami Book Fair @ MDC - Wolfson Campus
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm

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!

Nov
15
Thu
2018
Documental Uncanny: Mariana Monteagudo’s Dolls @ Cinema Paradiso - Ft. Lauderdale
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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: elainemin@gmail.com

Jan
20
Sun
2019
Brunch with The Universal Language of Abstraction @ PanAmerican Art Projects
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Brunch with The Universal Language of Abstraction @ PanAmerican Art Projects

(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.

 

Feb
8
Fri
2019
Little Havana Art & Culture Walk @ HistoryMiami
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Friday, February 8th; 6-7:30pm; Calle Ocho

Join HistoryMiami for a look into Miami’s most famous neighborhood–Little Havana. Explore the public art and mingle with local artists as you stroll down vibrant Calle Ocho. Explore Cuban art from Modernismo to the Contemporary. Discover the significance of the Ceiba Tree, learn the art of cigar rolling at a local tabaqueria, and reflect upon the words of renowned poet José Martí. Join the historians to learn about what Little Havana means to Miami, and the beauty that lies within it.

 

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Mar
17
Sun
2019
Progressive Brunch on Sunday, March 17, 11 – 3 @ Little River
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

Apr
12
Fri
2019
An Evening with Arva @ HistoryMiami
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, April 12th; 7-9pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami for this social event, in which members at the Historymaker level are able to enjoy cocktails and conversation, as well as the chance to meet renowned historian, author, and preservationist Arva Moore Parks. This event takes place at the Coral Gables Merrick House and will focus particularly on the efforts and influence of women on the development of South Florida. Not a member? Join today for access to exclusive events like this on, discounts and more throughout the month.

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
26
Sun
2019
Where The Oceans Meet Opening Panel & Chaos Opera Performance @ MOAD - Museum of Art & Design MDC
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

Jun
1
Sat
2019
Equilux at Miami Fashion Week @ The Ice Palace
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

Jul
2
Tue
2019
“The Fall of the American Empire” @ Coral Gables Art Cinema
Jul 2 @ 5:30 pm – Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm

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.

Jul
31
Wed
2019
To Write Miami: A Reading with Les Standiford @ MOAD @ MDC
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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.

Sep
17
Tue
2019
MDC’s 36th Miami Book Fair @ Wolfson Campus
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

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.

Miami Book Fair 2018, Street fair Sunday, November 18, 2018
Sep
19
Thu
2019
Six Words – Stories @ New World Gallery - NWSA
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.