ART CIRCUITS CALENDAR

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May
30
Thu
2019
Artist Talk and Short Film Screening @ Dot Fiftyone Guest Gallery at Faena Hotel
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Screening of Blue, a short film by RPM Projects (Rhonda Mitrani + Patricia Scholl Gutierrez + Marina Font)followed by a conversation with the artists. Dot Fiftyone is a guest gallery at Faena Hotel (3400 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, F. 33139).

Jun
6
Thu
2019
Quest for a Cure Panel Discussion @ NSU Art Museum
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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
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Real Utopias: Soul City, USA (2016), and Paolo Soleri:Citizen of the Planet (2016) @ MOAD @ MDC
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Jun
8
Sat
2019
A Sense of Pride: African American and Caribbean LGBTQ+ Communities @ NSU Art Museum
Jun 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Saturday, JUne 8th; 2:30-3:30pm; NSU Art Museum

Happy Pride! Join the NSU Museum for workshops and discussions about the LGBTQ+ community as we move towards a world that is more positive, tolerant and accepting. This month, Dr. Charlene Désir, professor at Nova Southeastern University, will be giving a lecture on the LGBTQ+ communities in both the Caribbean and the African American culture, discussing how spiritual conceptualizations and social realities may them.

 

Jun
11
Tue
2019
Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday, June 11th; 1-2pm; Frost Museum

Join the Frost Museum for a curator’s tour of the exhibition Cut: Abstraction in the United States from the 1970s to the Present, for an in-depth look into painting techniques that involve a deeper relationship to the surface. This exhibition displays a wide selection of work by multi-generational artists who challenged painting surfaces with cuts, carvings, and indentations.

Jun
14
Fri
2019
Miami Black Film Fest @ Loews Miami Beach
Jun 14 @ 3:00 pm – Jun 17 @ 11:00 am

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.

Jun
15
Sat
2019
Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Sunset Cruise @ HistoryMiami
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 15th; 6-8:30pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami as you cruise across the waters of the Biscayne Bay with Dr. Paul George, the museums resident historian. In this tour of Stiltsville, visitors will learn about the history of the colorful wooden houses, and listen to stories of nefarious gangsters, stunning graffiti, and fabulous parties in the 40s, 50s, and 60s.

Jun
16
Sun
2019
Gables Bike Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday, June 10-12pm; Coral Gables Museum

join the Coral Gables Museum for a relaxing morning in which visitors can explore the beautiful hidden locations of gables on a bike. After some riding through the historic neighborhood, join fellow participants for brunch at Giralda Plaza.

Jun
18
Tue
2019
A Sense of Pride: Transdermal: Across the Skin with Ashley Kerr @ NSU Art Museum
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Tuesday, June 18th; NSU Art Museum; 12-1:30pm

Join the NSU Museum for talks and panel lectures on tolerance, acceptance and art within the LGBTQ+ community. For June Pride Month, Ashley Kerr (MFA graduate from Alfred University) will explore the plurality of gender and identity, and the intersection of painting and sculpture.

Behind-the-Scenes at Botanico Viejo Lazaro @ HistoryMiami
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Saturday, June 22nd; 1-2:30pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami Museum for an exploration of El Botánico Viejo Lazaro, a spiritual store that has resided on the outskirts of the gables for years, Learn ability the community of Santeria that exists in Cuba and Miami an their origins, as well as the purposes of some of the objects in the store and their religious/spiritual significance. The tour will end with an Orisha reading, a Santeria ritual practice demonstration.

Jun
23
Sun
2019
Mystery, Mayhem, Vice & Crime Coach Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday, June 23rd; 1-4pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami museum and resident historian Dr. Paul George for a whole new exploration of this city’s colorful past, from gangsters, drug smugglers, mafia personas, to high-profile kidnappings. Dr. George will take visitors from the South Beach location of Gianni Versace´s assassination at his mansions doorstep, to the filming location of the series that made our city famous—Miami Vice, as well as the Miami cemetery.

Jun
29
Sat
2019
Brickell Avenue Walking Tour with Dr. George @ HistoryMiami
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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.

Jun
30
Sun
2019
Waterway Canoe Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jun 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Sunday, June 30th; 8:30-12pm; Coral Gables Museum

Enjoy a day of beauty and relaxation with the Coral Gables Museum on the Miami canals. Starting the day off with a self-guided audio exhibition tour, the day will proceed with a bus ride to the waterways where a stunning amount of natural beauty, wildlife, architecture and hidden gems of the city can be seen and admired.

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
9
Tue
2019
Curator’s Tour @ Frost Museum
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday, July 9th; 1-2pm; Frost Museum FIU

Join the Frost Museum and chief curator Amy Galpin for an in depth look at “Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists Book”, which takes visitors though a series of books, texts, narrative, sketchbooks and more shown in a new visual interdisciplinary medium.

Jul
11
Thu
2019
Real Utopias: Paths Through Utopias with MOAD @ Bill Cosford Cinema, University of Miami
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

 

Kathryn Yousoff Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 11th; 7pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA for a conversation with Kathryn Yousoff entitled “The Geologies of Race: unearthing the ground”, in which the Professor of Inhuman Geography at the Queen Mary University of London will take visitors on a journey explaining the Earth as it was and how it will be in relation to our species as we suffer climate crisis. Kathryn Yousoff’s specialization in earth sciences, black feminist theory, geophilosophy and political aesthetics in the Anthropocene makes this lecture a particularly interesting one as we trek through the theory of origin.

Jul
14
Sun
2019
Second Sunday Film Festival: Heading Home @ NSU Art Museum
Jul 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

 

Jul
16
Tue
2019
Emily Eliza Scott Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, July 16th; 7pm; ICA

Join ICA for “Un-spectacularizing Climate Change”, a captivating lecture with artist and scholar Emily Eliza Scott, who makes the focus of her work revolve around ecological processes within contemporary art. In this discussion, she will talk about climate change imagery in the contemporary art world, and the ways in which artists and activists have called attention to this global crisis.

Jul
17
Wed
2019
It will never become quite familiar to you @ Oolite Arts
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
July 17 – September 29: It will never become quite familiar to you. Curated by Angelica Arbelaez. Artists: Cristine Brache, Jesse Chun, Paloma Izquierdo, Natalia Lassalle Morillo, Michelle Lisa Polissaint, Jamilah Sabur and Agustina Woodgate.Opening Reception on Wednesday, July 17, 7 – 9 pm. Photo Zacary Balber 
Jul
18
Thu
2019
Carolina Caycedo Lecture @ ICA Miami
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 18th; 7-8pm; ICA Miami

Join ICA Miami and multimedia Colombian artist Carolina Caycedo for “Stop Being a Threat and To Become a Promise”. This lecture tells about the work of Caycedo, which explores human rights, social and environmental justice, and cultural biodiversity within community, and the processes of performances, drawings, photographs and videos to communicate her contemporary ideas.

Artist Talk: Lisa Haque @ Books & Books
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, July 28th; 8-9pm; Frost Museum FIU

Join the Frost Museum and Lisa Haque for a discussion on her artmaking process and the way that she transforms paper into art with complexity and concepts. Haque makes paper by hand and turns them into artist books and other works, as shown in the museums current exhibition Spheres of Meaning. This lecture will be given at Books and Books for free.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Downtown Walking Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, July 20th; 11-12:30pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Coral Gables Museum for an inside look into the gems that make up a historic neighborhood. Discuss the Mediterranean Revival style that elegantly dominates the architecture while visiting some of the pivotal points throughout the history of the Gables. See the Colonnade Hotel, the Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club while learning about how these small locations built the landscape of modern Miami.

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Gables Bike Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Sunday, July 21st; 11-12:30pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Coral Gables Museum for a relaxing morning of biking through Miami’s beautiful summer scenery of exotic plants and beautiful gardens at Montgomery Botanical on Old Cutler Road. The tour takes visitors through the world famous botanical garden on their bikes and will tell the stories behind the wide array of lush palms, cycads and beautiful plants, brought as seeds from around the world to their new home in Miami.

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Moving Images: Of Men and Gods @ MOCA Miami
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
The Making of The Art Of Compassion: From Conception to Exhibition @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday, July 25th; 7-9pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Coral Gables Museum, Leica Store Miami and their Women in Focus Festival for a panel discussion on their newest discussion “The Art of Compassion”, in which curators and and participants will engage in conversation on how photography empowers social change, how the images were made, and how the participants were touched by the experience.

Jul
28
Sun
2019
Waterway Canoe Tour @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 28 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Sunday, July 28th; 9:30-1pm; Coral Gables Museum

Enjoy a day of beauty and relaxation with the Coral Gables Museum on the Miami canals. Starting the day off with a self-guided audio exhibition tour, the day will proceed with a bus ride to the waterways where a stunning amount of natural beauty, wildlife, architecture and hidden gems of the city can be seen and admired.

Jul
31
Wed
2019
Last Wednesday of the Month Lecture with CGPD’s Officer Kelly Denham @ Coral Gables Museum
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday, July 31st; 6:30pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Coral Gables Museum and Miami Police Department Officer Kelly Denham for a discussion on gun violence and safety in our community as well as drills on police safety in active shooter situations. The last Wednesday of every month, the museum gives lectures on various topics, so stay posted for information on our community with the museum.

Oct
16
Wed
2019
On the Road II @ Oolite Arts
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

On the Road II curated by Larry Ossel-Mensah presents eleven artists: Farley Aguilar, William Marcellus Armstrong, Amna Asghar, Tiff Massey, Gisela McDaniel, Osman Khan, Gean Moreno, Ernesto Oroza, Pat Phillips, Johanne Rahaman and Monica Sorelle. Opening Reception on Wednesday, October 16, 6 – 9 pm. 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.

Nov
14
Thu
2019
Micky Wolfson Celebrates his 80th @ The Wolfsonian - FIU / Block Party
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join the City of Miami Beach in tipping our hats to the one and only Micky Wolfson, Wolfsonian founder and collector extraordinaire, on the occasion of his 80th year. On Thursday, November 14, 7–10pm, A Universe of Micky will transform 10th Street between Washington and Collins into a big, block-wide birthday bash under the stars. A rousing performance by the FIU Marching Band will kick things off as the block opens to pedestrians with food trucks, cash bars, an Airstream lighting activation by Lutron, and, of course, dessert, while inside the museum visitors are invited to experience opening night of our new exhibition, A Universe of Things: Micky Wolfson Collects. The evening will conclude with a bang: an outdoor concert by Nu Deco Ensemble, magical maestros of Miami.