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(August 2 – 25) In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Walter Mercado’s first show, HistoryMiami Museum will open an exhibition of his costumes, mementos, and ephemera, on display for the first time ever!
Mucho, Mucho Amor: 50 Years of Walter Mercado celebrates the life and career of the beloved Latino astrologer and pop culture icon. For over five decades, Walter Mercado has shared his astrological predictions with style, flair, and mucho, mucho amor.
Michael Gray solo exhibition Onshore at Pinecrest Gardens (1100 S. Red Road, Pinecrest) opens today Sunday, August 4, 11 am – 1 pm. Free. Gray is an avid fisherman and South Florida resident, extremely concerned artist with the treatment, preservation and the monitoring of our water systems. Onshore is a series of works composed of paintings, linocut prints and monotype prints. These works depict the impact of the Karenia Brevis algae blooms, known best as red tide, and the overall state of Floridian water systems.
The de la Cruz Collection invitation to ART + TECH, a group exhibition of student work from the de la Cruz Collection’s Art + Technology 2019 Summer Camp organized in collaboration with Tile Blush (8375 NE 2nd. Ave. Little River) 01, Office GA, MUD Foundation, and Tropical Alchemy. Participating Students Artists: Mariana Arboli, Maximo Biasutto, Jose Cano, Carlos Dick, Skye Espinal, Lindsay Fornaris, Samantha Fornaris, Julian Henriquez, Flavia Hernandez, Lillian Interian, Dali Interian, Luke Keuthan, Andrea Martinez, Tatiana Multach, Melissa Reyes, Nicole Rodriguez-Camejo, Sebastian Sanchis, Valeria Stecchi, Kaileo Valdes, Alexandra Vazquez. From August 10 – 24.
August 10 – 31: Gravity Hustle at Mindy Solomon Gallery (8397 NE 2nd. Ave. Little River): Select 2019 New World School of the Arts Graduates: J.M.Urbina, Yusimy Lara, Gabriela Beltran, and Patrick Oleson. Gravity Hustle represents the push and pull of the invisible and indescribable; the constant human struggle to explain complex realities. Gravity Hustle is each artists’ personal analysis of different intangible abstract processes. Opening Reception Saturday, August 10, 6 – 9 pm.
Converging Lines with Jaime Gili, Marcolina Dipierro and Andres Arzuaga is DS Projects, Cristina and Gonzalo Segnini exhibit at Durban Segnini Gallery space. Opening Reception on Saturday, August 31st, 6 – 9 pm (3072 SW 38th Ave. Miami, Fl. 33146. Parking available).
From September 5, inaugural exhibition: Open New Worlds: A Journey Through the Kislak Collection.
Today opens Functional Art celebrating Bauhaus Centenary. A group exhibit that includes Natalie Flores, Sectis Design, Nina Surel, Odabashian Rugs, Adriana Barrios, among others. On view until October 6. (11000 Red Road, Pinecrest Gardens).
September 7 – October 7: Rewilding by Annie Blazejack & Geddes Levenson. Opening Reception at the Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery is on Saturday, September 7, 6 – 9 pm. Geddes Levenson and Annie Blazejack grew up together in Miami, FL., and both graduated from the New World School of the Arts, Miami’s premier magnet school for the arts. They have been showing work together for over a decade.
Doral Hearts Brazil brings together a photography exhibition of Brazilian artists residing in South Florida that will showcase Brazil’s highly diverse culture, people and landscaping. Curated by Christopher Barake and Mariza Formaggini. Featuring: Ivonete Leite, Caetano Lopes, Maritza Caneca, Messi Schneider, among others. Opening on September 5, 6 – 9 pm at Doral Government Center (8401 NW 53rd Terrace, Doral, Fl. 33166. Dates have changed because of Dorian’s effects.
What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey features selections from gifts made by Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles–based collector, scholar, and advocate, who has donated 60 artworks to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) since 2016. Thursday, September 12 | 6 – 9 pm. Every Thursday, enjoy art after dark at PAMM. Participate in hands-on art-making, centered around the museum’s current exhibitions, and explore the galleries until 9 pm.
(Sept. 5 – Oct. 20) MOCA has enlisted Amy Galpin, chief curator of the Frost Art Museum, to curate this dynamic exhibition which presents works by artists exclusively from South Florida who live and work in Broward, Martin-Monroe, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties. his year’s exhibition will showcase 13 artists including: Nellie Appleby, Felecia Carlisle, Domingo Castillo, Jennifer Clay, Katrina Miller, Reginald O’Neal, Edison Peñafiel, Sebastian Ruiz, Jamilah Sabur, Vivien Segel, Misael Soto, Amber Tutwiler and Agustina Woodgate.
Artist Amalia Caputo will install Transferences 2.0, a project for which she has photographed more than 1,700 personal objects from her collection. The image archive is mounted to the wall, and a “living archive” of the actual objects is displayed in the gallery. During the course of the exhibition, objects will be distributed to gallery visitors. Opening on Saturday, September 14, 5 – 8 pm. On view until October 27.
(August 21 – September 20). Opening Reception on Saturday September 14, 6 – 9 pm. The Department of Art and Art History at University of Miami is pleased to present the work of its 2019 Incoming Graduate Students. Featuring:Kimberly Bauldree (Micanopy, Florida), , Talia Ceravolo (San Diego, California), Jessica Dehen (Coral Springs, Florida), Christine Di Staola (Hamilton, Ohio. Lived 30 years in Pesaro and Urbino, Italy), Nadine Hall (Kingston, Jamaica), Lance Layman (Mountain View, Arkansas), Charlisa Montrope (Castries, St. Lucia).
Curated by Sebastien Laboureau, a remake of REMIX! Featuring Mario Loprete, Robert Leone, Marcus Klinko among others On view until November 30.The rejuvenated exhibit highlights unique mixed media fine artworks from across the globe with each piece embodying the incredible impact the music industry has on society, culture, and history. “Remix” aims to redefine how music is preserved in the fine art world with inspirational works that emphasize the true beauty and artistry of an industry not always beholden to the eye.
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.
September 25 – Novmber 24: Juan Jose Cambre: Fiesta. Curated by Veronica From. Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 25, 7 – 10 pm.Juan José Cambre (b. 1948, Ramos Mejía, Argentina) stands as a living milestone in Argentine artistic scene.
HistoryMiami Museum is proud to present Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the largest and most comprehensive exhibition on America’s favorite sport. Gridiron Glory presents a panoramic view of the story of professional football – from its humble beginnings in the early 20th century to the cultural phenomenon it is today.
September 28 – December 30: Dimensions Variable (DV) is pleased to present 10—A Decade, a group exhibition bringing together five past DV artists with five new ones from September 28—December 30, 2019, in celebration of our tenth anniversary. Felice Grodin, Fabian Peña, Jamilah Sabur, Tom Scicluna, Agustina Woodgate, Nathalie Alfonso, Yanira Collado, GeoVanna Gonzalez, Francisco Maso, and Christina Pettersson.Opening Reception: Saturday, September 28, 6 – 10 pm/ 101 NW 79th St., Miami, Fl. 33150.
Atchugarry Art Center presents Notices in a Mutable Terrain, a group exhibition organized by Miami-based, Haitian-born artist Adler Guerrier.Works by: Cecilia Bonilla, Amanda Bradley, Adler Guerrier, Quisqueya Henriquez and Pepe Mar, Kathleen Hudspeth, Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, G. A. Jakubovics, Rolf Julius, T. Eliott Mansa, Cinthia Marcelle, Marron et Masqué, Terence Price II, Karen Rifas, Anastasia Samoylova, Onajide Shabaka, and Jean Williamceau. Opening Reception: Saturday, September 28, 6 – 9 pm.
October 2 – January 15: Material Nature. Opening Reception on October 2nd, 6 – 9 pm. Paintings become meditations on materiality and design found in nature. Featuring work by current Deering Estate Artist in Residence, Alex Nuñez and Julie Davidow.
Opening on October 10 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, Morel Doucet opens White Noise: When Raindrops Whisper and Moonlight Screams in Silence curated by Mikhaile Solomon. Doucet examines a host of issues including racial identity, socioeconomic disparity, and colorism through the allegory and very clear and present realities of our climate crisis demonstrated in the decline and demise of our coral reefs and marine biodiversity.
From Here to Nowhere by Mark Jenkins opens at Fabien Castanier( both spaces in Wynwood and Little Rive) on Sunday October 13 in Little River and Saturday, October 19, at 6 pm.
Piero Atchugarry Gallery is pleased to present “When the symbols shatter”, a solo exhibition of new works by Mexico City-based Pablo Rasgado, curated by Domenico de Chirico. Opening reception: Saturday, September 28, 6 – 9 pm.
Moderated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace Artist Talk with Sculptor Basil Watson and Christopher Norwood, Director and Curator of Hampton Art Lovers. The show by Jamaican artist Basil Watson: Awakening, Drawings and Sculptures is on view at the Historic Ward Rooming House. “The harmonious expression of one’s vision of life.”
Opening Reception, Guided Nap Meditations, and DJ soundscapes; Siestas Negras / Black Power Napson MOAD (Freedom Tower) on Thursday, October 24, 6 – 9. As part of MOAD’s Where the Oceans Meet exhibition, Black Power Naps / Siestas Negras is an interactive installation that offers rest as a form of reparations. On view through January 12, 2020, the installation invites visitors to lounge on a variety of embellished beds, replete with gauzy canopies, serene lighting, therapeutic sound vibrations, and other restorative props.
Visual artist Juan Roberto Diago (b. 1971), a leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, has produced a body of work that offers a revisionist history of the Cuban nation, and Cuban American artist Carlos Estevez: Cities of the Mind, showing his most recent project: nine large format paintings that reference the artist fascination with city plans open at the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus) on Thursday, October 24, 7 – 9 pm. Opening Reception free for members and $12.50 admission tickets for non members.
Curated by Bonnie Clearwater the museum Director and Chief Curator, the show Happy! explores the pursuit of happiness through contemporary art with works by Cory Arcangel, Francesco Clemente, Tracey Emin, KAWS, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, among others. On Saturday, October 26, from 5 – 6 Happy Hour, 6 – 8 pm Members Preview and Reception ($25 non members).
11/09 at from 5 pm: The Opening Reception with music and bites of Passage to Memory is an extraordinary exhibit that transforms a funeral home into a collective celebration of life. Sixteen Artists: Yovani Bauta, Rosee Camafreita,Devin Caserta, Lourdes Fuller, Antonio Gonzalez-Nuñez, Marcy Grosso, MANO, Robert McKnight, Tony Mendoza, Luisa Mesa, Ali Miranda, Aurora Molina, Gene Page, Carlos Rancaño, Jacqueline Roch, and Miguel Rodez. Curated by Cuqui Beguiristain. On view until December 14. The Caballero Rivero Woodlawn is a bird sanctuary.
Opening Reception of Encounter: Nine Contemporary Cuban Artists on Saturday, November 9, 7 – 9 pm. . Curated by Victor Gómez. Featuring artists: Aimee Pérez, Ismael Gómez Peralta, Victor Gómez, Pedro Avila Gendis, Alberto Carol, Asbel Gomez Dumpierre, Reynier Llanes Marquez, and Armando Pérez Aleman. At Saladrigas Gallery at the Ignatian Center for the Arts, Jesuit Belen Preparatory School. 500 SW 127th Ave., Miami, Fl. 33184. Free admission.
John William Bailly, opening of his solo show: The Roses of Fibonacci on Saturday. November 16, 6 – 9 pm at LnS Gallery. Catalog essay by Melissa Diaz, Deering State Curator with poems by renowned American poet Richard Blanco. On view until January 1, 2020.