Museums & Art Centers
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FROST ART MUSEUM
10975 SW 17th Street
Miami, FL 33199
305 348 2890
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WEBFree and open to the public Mon  Closed
Tues - Fri 10  to 5
Sun Noon to 5
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Amulet, Salmon, Tlingit, ca. 1900, Bone, carved, 1 ¼ x 6 x 3/8 in.
From May 12 to May 23
Creative Visions 2010
District 11 Student Art Exhibition
From May 26 – Until October 3
Spiritual Healing – Shamans of the Northwest Coast

From May 26 – August 1
Volf Roitman: From MADI to the LUDIC Revolution Paul Strand in Mexico

May 26
TapTap: The Art of Haiti

The Frost Art Museum’s summer exhibitions take the visitor on a tour across the world: from Shaman artifacts of the Northwest Coast to works of art by Haitian artists to stunning photography in Mexico. Spiritual Healing – Shamans of the Northwest Coastwill display both historic and new objects representing those used in shamanic healing. Volf Roitman: From MADI to the Ludic Revolution will include a splendid array of motorized, kinetic works. Paul Strand in Mexico takes the visitor on a photographic tour by one of the great modernist photographers of the twentieth century. TapTap: The Art of Haití is part of a larger project to contribute works lost in the January 2010 earthquake and assist in the rebuilding of the island’s cultural and artistic heritage

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MAM
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
Downtown
Miami, FL 33130
Miami-Dade
Cultural Center
101 West Flagler Street
305 375 3000
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WEBTue - Fri 10 - 5; Sat & Sun 12 - 5 Mon. Closed
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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Duchas de inducción cromática, 1968/2010 Wood and stripes of Plexiglas in red, green, blue, yellow and orange Seven cylinders at 39 in. diameter by 83 in. (each)

Until June 20
Carlos Cruz Diez: The Embodied Experience of Color
Curated by MAM Adjunct Curator Rina CarvajalThis exhibition marks the artist's first exhibition to focus solely on sensory chromatic environments and interactive projects. It presents four, interactive environments that challenge visitors’ perceptions as they experience shifting chromatic space and color in movement.

Internationally known as a leading practitioner of kinetic art in the 1950s, Carlos Cruz-Diez began experimenting with color, perception and sensation during the 1960s and 1970s. His pioneering work from those decades proposed a dematerialization of the art object in favor of immersive environments incorporating the viewer's body, senses and subjectivity, and changing the audience from passive spectators into active participants.

Ongoing

BETWEEN HERE AND THERE: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection
In preparation for the move its new, expanded facility at Museum Park, Miami Art Museum presents the first, long-term installation of its growing Permanent Collection in the museum’s largest exhibition space. BETWEEN HERE AND THERE: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection will remain in place with periodic changes until MAM moves to the new museum, scheduled for completion in 2013.

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MOA
Museum of Art
Fort Lauderdale
Nova Southeastern University
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Just 40 minutes from Downtown Miami via I-95 North off exit Broward Blvd
1-954 525 5500
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WEBMuseum Hours:
Tues – Sat 11 – 5 with extended hours on Thurs until 8, Sun 12 – 5 and closed on Mondays.
imageDiego Rivera, Stone Worker, Oil on canvas, 1945. Collection of Pearl and Stanley Goodman

From May 7 to December 5
Pearl and Stanley Goodman Latin American Collection, and Recent Acquisitions from the Museum’s Latin American Collection
This major exhibition mirrors the diverse Hispanic landscape of South Florida with influential artists from Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Guatemala, Uruguay, Venezuela, Argentina, El Salvador and Brazil represented among the works on view.Acclaimed Fort Lauderdale art collectors Pearl and Stanley Goodman began their collection of Latin American modernists in the 1980s. They were attracted to Latin American art because it tells “a story, usually with clear political and social messages.” Together, they have built an impressive collection that includes masters such as Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Joaquín Torres García, José Clemente Orozco and Wifredo Lam.

Complementing the Goodman collection are works by Latin American contemporary artists from the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale’s collection. Curator and Head of Collection Research Jorge Santis mounted this exhibition of works by artists from Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Featured artists include Puerto Rican photographer and Miami Beach resident Carlos Betancourt, Cuban-born artist Ernesto Oroza, Mexican photographer Dulce Pinzón,Salvadorian painter Benjamín Cañas and Argentine painterGuillermo Kuitca

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CCE
CENTRO CULTURAL ESPAÑOL
800 Douglas Road,
Ste. 170 Coral Gables,
FL. 33134
305 448 9677
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ccePerros y Gatos

From May 22 to June 12
Mira que lindas!
A visual journey through the design of record covers in Latin America.This show, created and coordinated by Zona de Obras, the company responsible for many of the album covers by masterAndrés Calamaro, as well as a long list of Latin American recording artists, is a tribute to the record itself and to the condition of being listened to, observed and felt. The show proposes a visual journey throughout Latin American graphic design exploring the covers of 519 historic contemporary rock albums. It’s a visual adventure far away from charts and ranks. Music to contemplate, full of colors and suggestive surprises that prove that graphic design is in great health in that region.

Visual music composed by many generations of designers, photographers and illustrators that are key players on the“Rock in Spanish” concert. May 22 to June 12 at the Awarehouse, 550 NW 29th Street, Miami, FL 33127.

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BEAUX ARTS GALLERY
2451 Brickell Ave., Main Floor
Brickell Townhouse,
Miami, Fl 33129
305 858 6776
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Mon.-Fri. 10-6
Sat. by Appt.Permanent Exhibit of the Works of Manuel Carbonell and Mauro Arbiza.
imageCarbonell, Eternal Love, bronze, 1996, 3 feet h by 4 feet w, 2/8 at Art Shanghai 2010
Third Thursday - Brickell Gallery Night
Permanent Exhibit
Manuel Carbonell. Modern Master Sculptor
An important collection of maquettes, sculptures, bas-reliefs and monumental sculptures by Cuban Master SculptorManuel Carbonell. His commissioned work as the creator of two of Miami’s most important landmarks, “The Tequesta Family” at the Brickell Avenue Bridge and “El Centinela del Rio” at the entrance of the Miami River in Brickell Key, denotes his more classical and figurative style. The works exhibited at the Gallery are modern, where Carbonell searches for the essence of the form and the absence of detail while giving a sense of monumentality to his work.We invite you to visit our gallery to see an important collection of the works of Carbonell ranging from maquettes to monumentals and the paintings and sculptures of Mauro Arbiza.

On May 12 at Art Shangai
Beaux Arts is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the Art Shangahi 2010 Art Fair on May 12, 2010, with the sculptures of Manuel Carbonell and the paintings of Humberto Calzada, Rafael Soriano, Philippe Dodard and Humberto Bermudez. Sponsored by Overseas Partners Realty and Stella Holmes.

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ARCH GALLERY
1619 SW 13 St.
Miami, FL 33145
305 644 7500
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View by appt.

imageEmma Pineiro, Scorched, 2010

Extended Through May 18
Emma Pineiro: Terra Firma
Daniela Montana, Curator
In Terra Firme, serene horizontal bands intercepted by abrupt dips and dubious perches find themselves in a progressively fragmented landscape, as Pineiro’s representational abstraction raises salient questions pertaining to the national ethos, a collective memory and the sacred mysticism of the Pampas. Terra Firma’s intimist topographies --layered in rich colors, applied freely to create contrasting patterns, depth and perspective-- have an inspired allure. Pineiro reveals a broken peace at the core of our existence --an ecological shift..Pineiro -- whose work reflects the influence of Masters with whom she studied including Eugenio Daneri, Krishna Reddy, Bob Blackburn, Tony Smith and William S Hayter – has been exhibited and collected by cultural institutions worldwide.
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OÑATE FINE ART GALLERY
4365 SW 72 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
305 667 6942
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WEBHours: Mon - Fri 10 - 5:30;
Sat 10 - 5
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Manuel Mendive, Energía Vital, 2008, Acrylic on canvas,
46 x 48 in.

Manuel Mendive. Paintings and Sculptures
Manuel Mendive is perhaps one of the most important Cuban artists today. He is the leading Afro-Cuban artist. A selection of his works including sculptures can be reviewed at the gallery form Monday to Fridays and Saturday to 5pm. Appointments are available.
You can contact us directly via email atconate@mindspring.com
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ARTS AT ST. JOHNS
St. John's on the Lake
4760 Pine tree Drive
Miami Beach, Fl 33140
P: 305 613 2325
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imageNestor Zurita & AJ Khaw

Saturday, May 8, at 8 pm
Miami Beach Music Series,
Nestor Zurita & AJ Khaw
Concerto in G Major for sax and piano, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Scaramouche for saxophone and piano, by Darius Milhaud
Piano Solo - Composition, by AJ Khaw Pannonica & Epistrophy, by Thelonious Monk
Admission Tickets: Senior/student/online $15.
At the door: $20.Monday, May 10, 7
Play Monday Series of monthly short play Readings of Original Plays.
Coordinated by Barbara Fox.
Topic is Miami Beach.
Free Event

Thursday, May 13 from 7 to 9
Jazz Improvisation Workshop with Nestor Zurita
Free Event
Join master saxophonist, Nestor Zurita as he presents a FREE workshop* on jazz improvisation at Arts at St Johns. He'll discuss the many different aspects of the music creation process, talk about the mix of a composition, different composers, cultural influences and the synchronicity of the process. Mr. Zurita's workshop is open to all levels of musical talent. Advanced musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments and participate. Please contact Mr. Zurita atnestorzurita@yahoo.com for more details.

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VIERNES CULTURALES
Calle Ocho (S.W. 8th Street) Between 14th and 22nd Avenues
Little Havana
305 644 3315Last Friday of this Month: APRIL 30th, 7 - 11
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Viernes Culturales / Cultural FridaysViernes Culturales/Cultural Fridays takes place on the last Friday of each month in the heart of historic Little Havana. Every month local residents and visitors from all over the world attend Cultural Fridays to stroll Calle Ocho, visit the exhibition openings at a wide selection of art galleries, enjoy dining in the neighborhood's wealth of great restaurants, and just take in the atmosphere of this celebrated street.

Take a walking tour of the district, stop by the Tower Theatre, one of Miami's oldest landmarks, and enjoy live musical performances along the sidewalks of Calle Ocho. At the area's popular art galleries, you will see monthly exhibitions of artwork by renowned Cuban and Latin American artists presented by knowledgeable gallery owners who are happy to share their expertise and love of art with you.

Visit Viernes Culturales between 7:00 and 11 p.m.

Agustin Gainza Art WEB EMAIL
Cremata Gallery WEB EMAIL
CubaOcho Art Center WEB EMAIL
Imago Art Gallery WEB EMAIL
Leal’s Gallery & frames WEB EMAIL
Marta G. Ismail Fine Art Gallery WEB EMAIL
Maxoly /Latin Art Core WEB EMAIL
Mildrey Guillot Art Gallery WEB EMAIL
Molina Fine Art WEB EMAIL
Obrapia Fine Arts WEB EMAIL
Unzueta Gallery WEB EMAIL
Zu Galería WEB EMAIL

 

Art Schools
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NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
2215 NW 2nd. Ave.
Wynwood Arts District
Miami, Fl 33127
305 237 3620
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imageDennis Caserta shown at CIFO, BFA 2010
May 4, 6 p.m.
High School Pianists in Recital
First United Methodist Church of Miami
400 Biscayne Blvd. downtown Miami
Free and open to the publicMay 19, 20, 21, 22: 7:30 p.m.
May 23, 2 p.m.
The Exonerated by Jessica Blank & ErikJensen NWSA
High School NWSA
Louise O. Gerrits Theater
25 NE 2nd Street, 8th Floor, downtown Miami
Admission: Adults & alumni $12 / Students & seniors $5 Tickets available online at http://nwsa.mdc.edu

May 20; 7
High School Concert Choir Ransom Everglades
Auditorium 3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove
General Admission $10 / students and seniors $5

May 20, 21, & 22; 7:30 p.m.
May 23; 2:00 p.m
High School Spring Dance Concert
New World Dance Theater
25 NE 2nd Street, 8th floor, downtown Miami
General admission $12 / Students and seniors $5
On Thursday May 20, MDC, MDCPS, UF and NWSA faculty and students are free.
Tickets available online at http://nwsa.mdc.edu

May 28 - June 13
High School Senior Visual Arts Showcase
Opening: May 28; 6-9 p.m. /
Second Opening: June 12; 7-10 p.m.
ARTSEEN 2215 NW 2nd Avenue
Free and open to the public

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MIAMI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ART & DESIGN
1501 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL, 33132
305 428 5700
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Until May 22
Fashion Best Of Fashion and MFA Graphic Design Graduate Exhibition
Best of FashionAn exhibit showcasing the merchandising and styling talents of our Fashion merchandising students. Students will produce a variety of visual presentations and displays that will highlight the garments and accessories designed and created by the winners of Style 2010, Miami International University of Art & Design’s Annual Fashion Show. 6:00-9:00 General Opening
Performing Arts & Ballet
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MIAMI CITY BALLET
2200 Liberty Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Box Office: 305 929 7010
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May 21-23.
Miami City Ballet School presents the Student Showcase and Benefit
See the acclaimed-school’s advanced students perform Balanchine's Serenade and The Four Temperaments. For many students these performances will be their grand finale before entering careers as professional dancers at ballet companies around the nation. Performances are at Miami City Ballet’s intimate studio theater on Miami Beach (Lynn and Louis Wolfson, II Theatre).  Tickets for the performance are only $25.  Order performance tickets online at miamicityballet.org or call the Box Office at 305.929.7010.Tickets for the performance and benefit on Friday, May 21 are $125 (includes preferred seating at the Lynn and Louis Wolfson, II Theatre, access to the Benefit at Riviera South Beach, and a beautiful souvenir program book). To attend the Performance and benefit, contact Rebecca Interian at 305.929.7000 ext. 1443 or e-mailrebecca@miamicityballet.org
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THE ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER
FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132
Mon – Fri 10 – 6
Sat. & Sun. until curtain time
Box Office
305.949.6722
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April 29 - May 9
BROADSWORD
Carnival Studio Theatre
(Inside the Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House)"BroadSword is must-see theater!" -The Miami Herald

Sixteen years ago, the Jersey band BroadSword broke up. Now their lead guitarist has gone missing. What the hell happened to Richie and who's the strange man with the disturbing news? BroadSword is all about myths, music, fantasy—and heavy metal deals with the devil!

Get ready for the reunion of the year, featuring some of Mad Cat Theatre's hottest actors, including actor and director Paul Tei (Barry on TV's "Burn Notice"), Erik Fabregat, Todd Allen Durkin, Gregg Weiner, Sofia Citarella and Ken Clement.

Written by Marco Ramírez (of TV's "Sons of Anarchy") and nominated for 5 Carbonell Awards, BroadSword is "insightful, beautifully modulated writing coupled with great acting and design!" The Miami Herald