A Fundraiser for Miami Dade College’s
Museum of Art + Design
in the Freedom Tower
February 13, 2014, from 8 until 11 p.m.
MDC Museum of Art + Design
The Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College
600 Biscayne Blvd. www.mdcmoad.org
Miami Dade College is proud to announce the inaugural fundraiser, Paper Hearts, for its new Museum of Art + Design. Paper Hearts is a true Miami party that showcases the best of what our arts community has to offer. DJ Hottpants will play hits and indie classics thatâ€™ll move your feet and the popular dance duo Afrobeta will perform a live Valentineâ€™s inspired set. Hors dâ€™oeuvres and Open Bars will be provided by a wide variety of local restaurants including DRB, Titoâ€™s Vodka, Biscayne Tavern, Moonchine, and Toscana Davino.
Silent auction featuring over 50 works, curated by gallerist and local personality, Bernice Steinbaum.
All funds benefit the museumâ€™s exhibitions and educational programs. Â
Paper Hearts is presented with support from Miami Dade College Foundation MDCulture Miami Dade College School of Engineering and Technology MDC Kendall Visual Arts Student Association MDC Kendall Jazz Ensemble Miami City Social World Heaven Hill Distilleries Spagettino Restaurant Rik Rak salon China Grill Bartenura Toscana Davino Zonin Miami New Times Modern Luxury / Miami Magazine Afrobeta Robby Hunter Band Iâ€™ve Been Framed Glennâ€™s Greenery programs. It also goes to the continued stewardship of its historic home.
About MDC Museum of Art + Design
MDC Museum of Art + Design (MOAD) is Miami Dade Collegeâ€™s flagship institution dedicated to the presentation and exhibition of visual art and design, housed at the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College in Downtown Miami. The mission of the Museum is to promote the appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society through direct engagement with original works of art from within the Collegeâ€™s extensive permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Furthermore, the Museum presents year-round lectures, symposiums and art-related events to expose, educate and engage the greater public through related creative processes.
The MDC Museum of Art + Design provides its patrons and visitors access to unique cultural, historical and educational exhibitions that enrich the greater community while building and preserving an expansive permanent art collection. Miami Dade College has been collecting art since the 1960s. Over the years, the collection has grown to contain more than 1,600 works in all mediums and genres, specifically within the movements of minimalism, pop art of the â€™60s and â€™70s, conceptual art and contemporary Latin American art. The College and Museum actively acquire works by emerging and under-recognized artists, as well as major figures in modern, post-modern and contemporary art.