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April 6 – April 15: NO SIGNAL, New World School of the Arts’ 2018 BFA final visual arts showcase is a group exhibition highlighting a variety of works from 22 visual artists of divergent disciplines, professionally curated by NWSA dean of the visual arts program, Maggy Cuesta and gallerist Fredric Snitzer. Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 7 – 10 pm.
April 26 – May 17. Video and photography exhibition Corrientes: Movement With Purpose, inspired by the moving work of Flamenco Dancer, Jesús Carmona, opening on April 26th at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on view until May 17th when will close with a special performance by Jesús Carmona with a live fragment of his show Impetu’s. The exhibition is a tribute to Flamenco, its culture and all its disciplines as part of the 4th edition of FlamenGO.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.