Miami Museum Month Parties May 2010

Miami Museum Month

Throughout the month of May, some Miami Museum Month participants will be hosting special Miami Museum Month parties.
For more details.

Saturday, May 1, 2010
ArtCenter/South Florida
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Please join us for the 2010 Miami Museum Month kick-off party and Lincoln Road Art Walk. There will be Live Music (TBA), Libations and open studios of some of Miami’s finest contemporary artists at the ArtCenter/South Florida’s 800/810/924 locations on Lincoln road.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
6:30 p.m.
Join the Museum of Contemporary Art for “Cinco de MOCA” during MOCA by Moonlight. MOCA is extending special member pricing ($10) for Miami Museum Month attendees to attend its popular Contemporary Art Boot Camp with MOCA Executive Director and Chief Curator Bonnie Clearwater at 7:30 pm. Pre-paid reservations are recommended to reserve a seat for this informative talk on the art of the 1990s. Miami Museum Month attendees are invited to enjoy free guided tours of Ceal Floyer: Auto Focus and Cory Arcangel: The Sharper Image on view as part of MOCA’s Knight Exhibition Series. A 10% discount in the MOCA Shop is available to all Miami Museum Month attendees from May 1-31 Visit www.mocanomi.org for additional information.

Friday, May 14, 2010
Bakehouse Art Complex
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Opening Reception РContemporary Landscapes addresses the use of new technologies in relationship to the historical practice. Artists of the twenty first century are relating themselves to their surroundings through video, digital media, and the exploration of fantastic worlds. These seemingly new approaches to dealing with the landscape are taking all factors of surroundings into consideration when creating a depiction of the world surrounding the artist. Artists in the show will include Richard H̦glund, Samantha Salzinger, Julia Hetchman, and various others. Curated by Nina Johnson, of Gallery Diet. 305/576-2828 www.bacfl.org & www.gallerydiet.com

Sunday, May 23, 2010
Jewish Museum of Florida
2:00 p.m.
Film and discussion on Cuban Jewish History.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Frost Art Museum
Opening with three exhibitions: Volf Roitman: from MADI to the LUDIC revolution; Paul Strand: Mexico and TapTap: Celebrating the Art of Haiti.

BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE — During May, all visitors with a valid ID (all persons with an ID that shows proof of residency outside of Miami-Dade County is considered a visitor) will be offered “Buy One, Get One Free” admission.

JOIN ONE, SEE THEM ALL — During this month-long program, membership at any one of these participating museums will work as a free pass to any of the other museums.
¤ ArtCenter/South Florida
¤ Bakehouse Art Complex
¤ Bass Museum of Art
¤ Black Police Precinct & Court House Museum
¤ The Haitian Heritage Museum
¤ HistoryMiami
¤ Jewish Museum of Florida
¤ Lowe Art Museum
¤ Miami Art Museum
¤ Miami Beach Botanical Garden
¤ Miami Children’s Museum
¤ Miami Science Museum
¤ Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
¤ The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
¤ The Wolfsonian—FIU

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