ART CIRCUITS CALENDAR

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Apr
10
Wed
2019
Tea and Art History Sunny Kaufman Art History Lecture @ NSU Art Museum
Apr 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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.

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.

Apr
14
Sun
2019
ARTiculating Sustainability @ PAMM
Apr 14 @ 10:45 am – 1:00 pm

Sunday, April 14th; PAMM; 11-2pm

join PAMM to join the global and local conversation with IKT Miami in collaboration with IKT, the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art and fellow artists, writers, curators, and conscious individuals. Discuss the role of artists and designers and activists as they navigate global crises, including biopolitical conflicts around ecology, sustainability and climate change.

Apr
24
Wed
2019
The Coming Reality of Sea Level Rise @ Coral Gables Museum
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, April 23rd; 6:30-9pm; Coral Gables Museum

In an ever-changing world, the Coral Gables Museum invites you for a talk on climate change, and environmental impacts, as well as its effect on us as Floridians and people. This lecture on rising sea levels in Miami and the Gables is being led by University of Miami professor Dr. Harold R. Wanless, known for his specialization in Geography and regional studies. Enjoy “Global Warming Chili” with Accouterments during check in and learn about the importance of sustainability today.

Altered States of Consciousness @ Oolite Arts (previously ArtCenter / South Florida)
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Altered States of Consciousness featuring work by Oolite Arts resident artists & curated by Claire Breukel  starts on April 17 until June 30. Oolite Arts (what Miami is made of) is the new name of ArtCenter South Florida at 926 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.

May
16
Thu
2019
Curators talk about Music is Life @ Sagamore Hotel
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

French Gallerist Bernard Markowicz and Curator and Sagamore’s art advisor Sebastien Laboureau will have a conversation about their current innovative selling art exhibit dedicated to music impact in each of our lives: Music is Life. 100 artworks reflecting upon the impact music spanning all media including sculptures, photographs, paintings, and mixed media, created by artists from all around the world. Many artists will be present. Sagamore Hotel Lobby (1671 Collins Ave. Miami Beach).

 

May
23
Thu
2019
A People’s History of South Florida Program Series @ HistoryMiami
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday, May 23rd; 6 – 7:30 pm; HistoryMiami

Join HistoryMiami for a panel conversation and talk about the history of the LGBTQ+ community in honor of June Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. A diverse group of hosts will discuss prominent issues in the community. The leaders of the discussion include author and professor of Contemporary Art at FIU Dr. Alpesh Kantilal Patel, bullying and suicide prevention, and communication counselor for teens Dani Dominguez,actress, performing artist and transgender activist June Raven Romero, gender and sexuality studies professor at the University of Miami, and Dr. Julio Capó, Jr., the curator of Queer Miami exhibition.

Phantom Film Festival @ Colony Theater
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Thursday, May 23rd; 7pm; Colony Theater

Support the next generation of artists with the Phantom Film Festival–a special event completely coordinated and filmed by the students of Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH). See these creative minds at work with this series of short films from the top student artists in the nation for only $15 at Lincoln Road.

“The Hour of the Furnaces” (1968) Film Screening @ ICA Miami
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

May
24
Fri
2019
Nonfiction @ Coral Gables Arts Cinema
May 24 @ 7:18 pm – 8:18 pm

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.

May
29
Wed
2019
Last Wednesday Lecture @ Coral Gables Museum
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday, May 29th; 6:30-8:30pm; Coral Gables Museum

Join the Gables Museum for the Last Wednesday Lecture Series, in which Faheem Muhajid will be leading a discussion on health of the body and mind. Muhajid is a Speaker, Master Trainer;  Integrative Health, Mindset & Performance Coach, and Meditation Teacher, and will be talking about exercise science and de stress for a better lifestyle.

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
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
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.

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
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
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
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.