Friends of the Miami-Dade Public Library is pleased to announce its first annual Miami Moments, an evening celebrating extraordinary people in our cultural community. The 2012 event honors three women inextricably tied to the history of the Main Library and its ongoing support of the visual arts â€“The Libraryâ€™s Three Graces in the Arts: Margarita Cano, Helen Kohen and Barbara Young.
During the last three decades before retiring, these dedicated, amazing professionals contributed in many ways to the founding of the Libraryâ€™s renowned art collection, to its broad-reaching educational and cultural programs and to the establishment of a unique archive of the history of the visual arts in Miami,Â The Vasari Project.
The Honorary Co-Chairs are Maurice Ferre, William T. MuirÂ and H.T. Smith. Guests are encouraged to wear Festive Attire and Fanciful Hats to signal their creative urges. TheÂ Silent Art AuctionÂ andÂ Contemporary Vasari RaffleÂ include works by Ed Ruscha, Christo and Emilio Sanchez, along with selected Miami-based artists such as Carlos Alfonzo, Fernando Garcia and Purvis Young.
The eveningâ€™s program includes a self-guided tour of selections from the libraryâ€™s art collection as well as Ed Ruschaâ€™s renowned public art installation throughout the buildingâ€™s interior spaces.
Be sure to purchase your tickets now.
Click on here: (http://www.friendsofmdpl.org/miami-moments/tickets/)
Wine and Imaginative Amuse-bouche
Miami Moments Video Installations
Highlights from The Vasari Project
Contemporary Vasari Raffle
Silent Art Auction
Live Performance byÂ the Spam Allstars
Space is limited!