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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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: email@example.com
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.
Sunday, February 24th; 7pm-12am; PAMM Auditorium
Join PAMM to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night–Oscars night. O Cinema local theater and PAMM will be live streaming the award show in the auditorium, so get all dressed up and live out your dreams of the big stream with festivities, champagne, Miami fashion icons and more.
Sunday, March 10th; 1:30-5pm; NSU Art Museum
Join the NSU Art Museum for the second Saturday Film Series, with the March edition featuring The Samuel Project, a comedic drama and true story about a family secret told 75 years later. Teenager gets to know his grandfather Samuel when he makes him the subject of an art project. With dreams of becoming a professional artist, the teen discovers that his grandpa, a Jewish dry cleaner, was heroically saved from Nazi capture in Germany by a young woman when he was a boy. After hesitating, Samuel agrees to tell his story for the project. Join the Museum to learn all about the journey with this award-winning film.
Wednesday, March 13th; 6:15pm; Coral Gables Arts Cinema
Join the Coral Gables Arts Cinema to revisit Last Tango in Paris, one of the most controversial and scandal films of its time (1972). Starring Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider, this story depicts emotional and physical turmoil, loss and lust perfectly for an intense cinematic experience still moving almost 50 years later. This film is rated NC-17 for explicit content and viewers underage must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday, March 14th; 6-8:30pm; PAMM
Join PAMM for the Tout-Monde Festival, in which Caribbean artists are given a platform to express their creativity in multidisciplinary approaches, including film work, installation, and performance. Visitors will be able to view a selection Caribbean short films curated by Jonathan Ali of Third Horizon Film Festival followed by a Q&A session with film directors, as well as a powerful dance and installation work performed by the women of Miami. Yué#Sorority is a project done by female local Caribbean artists who aim to call attention to feminine issues for Women’s month, as well as climate change and a social movement, so make sure not to miss this amazing performance at PAMM.
Thursday, March 21st; 7pm; ICA
Join ICA for Ishmael and the Well of Ancient Mysteries and Lover, a film by artist Dara Friedman. After the screening, Friedman will be having a discussion about the role of art in filmmaking, their connection and the way that personal experiences, images, sound, and editing combine to create an on-screen masterpiece.
Sunday, March 24th; 1 pm; Coral Gables Art Cinema
Join the Gables Arts Cinema to revisit “Improper Conduct”. This special film, premiered locally at the Miami film festival 35 years ago, depicts the lives and documents the systemic violation of human rights and the persecution of homosexuals in Castro’s Cuba. Improper Conduct went on to win major awards internationally for its eye-opening exposition.
Friday, April 5th; 6-10pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA for their free first Friday events, with special featured events and activities specifically for Miami Pride month. ICA invites visitors from all communities to enjoy drag performances, complimentary craft beer, and musical performance by SOPHIE. The museum will be open until 10pm, so visitors can explore the galleries and enjoy film screenings, exhibition tours, performances, and more for all ages.
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.
Thursday, May 23rd; 8-10pm; ICA Miami
Join ICA Miami for a film screening of Hour of the Furnaces (1968). This experimental film was monumental in its exploration of avant-garde cinema and revolutionary activist filmography. The film retains its relevance through its most enduring features, concepts and ideas, impacting on a worldwide scale every new generation that engages it. The Hour of the Furnaces has rarely been exhibited in the US over the past 50 years. Unapologetically radical, the film has never left untouched any soul that came upon it.
Friday, May 24th; 6-8pm; Coral Gables Museum
Join the Coral Gables Museum for the screening of the foreign film Non-Fiction, by acclaimed director Olivier Assayas. Actors Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet star in this independent film about love, ambition, and the Parisian lifestyle.
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.
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.
Thursday, June 6th; 6-8pm; MOAD @ MDC
Join MOAD for Soul City, a 20 minute film which documents racism, social issues, urban development, political turmoil, and tolerance in the 970s, when a group of civil rights activists and city slickers who attempt to build a multiracial utopia in the heart of Klan Country, North Carolina. Also screening will be Paolo Soleri: Citizen of the Planet, a 50-minute film about the architect, dreamer, and philosopher, whose utopian ideology was to build mega-structured cities a hundred times the size of the Empire State Building.
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.
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 11th; 6-8pm; MOAD @ MDC
Join MOAD for a FREE screening of Paths to Utopias, a 2011 film that documents 10 utopian experiments, from the direct-action Climate Camp set up illegally beside Heathrow airport to a hamlet squatted by French art punks, from occupied self-managed Serbian factories to a free-love commune in an ex Stasi base. This series aims to understand present urban and societal changes and what they will look like in the future.
Sunday, July 14th; 1:30-4pm; NSU Art Museum
Join NSU Museum for their Second Sunday film festival event. This month’s movie is Heading Home, a film about national baseball team as it competes for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. This classic underdog story tells the story of passion, pride, victory, and defeat. Before the screening, join the museum for a tour of William J. Glackens: From Pencil to Paint.
Wednesday, July 24th; 7-9pm; MOCA
Join the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami for their monthly film screening Moving Images. This month’s movie is “Of Men and Gods”, a powerful story showing the lives of openly gay men in Haiti, a society in which homosexuality is looked down upon. The film depicts the Vodou religion within Haiti and the solace that these men found in it as they explored their potential and sexuality in a spiritual way.
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.