Overtown Marketplace 5/10/19

Overtown Marketplace
Friday, 05/10/2019 – 04:00 pm – 09:00 pm
The Urban
1000 NW 2nd Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33136
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The Urban launches the “Overtown Marketplace” in Historic Overtown, Miami

Miami, Fla. (May 2019) ¾Urban Philanthropies’ newest venture The Overtown Marketplace debuts in Historic Overtown at The Urban, 1000 NW 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33136 on May 10th, 2019.

The Overtown Marketplace is a curated weekly event that supports local South Florida vendors who offer unique, one of a kind bespoke items. This marketplace is aimed to support the entrepreneurial drive of the local community with live music and special events that create new memories in the heart of Overtown.

Urban Philanthropies’ mission is to transform distressed urban communities through economic development activities for the enhanced quality of life.

“We provide an open marketplace that grows new and small businesses by offering the exposure and resources to increase their brand presence through craft, culinary and culture. We are an entrepreneurial hub that fuses hustle and passion with those aiming to make their dreams a reality,” says Keon Williams of Urban Philanthropies.

The Urban is a new 58,000 square foot market place and public venue; offering soulfully curated cocktails and menu items. The 2-day weekly event is FREE and open to the public with vending fee options.

Weekly Marketplace Schedule

Friday- 4:00 PM-9:00 PM

Saturday- 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

The Urban Hours of Operation

Thursday- 4:00PM-Midnight

Friday- 4:00PM-3:00AM

Saturday- Noon-3:00AM

Sunday- Noon-Midnight

Social Media Handles

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theurbanmia/

Instagram: TheUrbanMIA

For more information and vending inquiries on the Overtown Marketplace email hello@theurban.miami or call 305-424-8741.

For media inquiries call 718-213-1702 or email Kechthis@gmail.com.

Fountainhead Presents Artists Open 5/11/19

Fountainhead Presents Artists Open
Saturday, 05/11/2019 – 11:00 am – 06:00 pm
Various Locations Throughout Miami
7338 NW Miami Ct,
Miami, Florida 33150
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Cost: Free

Fountainhead announces the inaugural edition of Artists Open, the first ever Miami-Dade County-wide open studios day. Initiated by Fountainhead and supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, 16 artists complexes and over 225 artists will open their studios to the public May 11, 2019 from 11am to 6pm.

With the support of Knight Foundation, The Fountainhead will host a countywide open studio event in Miami-Dade county, the first of its kind. The Fountainhead is on a mission to unite artists and raise awareness of the vast, incredible talent right here in our own backyard.

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 11am to 6pm, 16 art studio complexes and studio communities, and artist’s studios within close proximity, will open their doors to the public. Over 225 artists are participating. The Fountainhead has been thorough in connecting with as many art studio complexes as possible for the big event. To keep navigation easy, we have focused on complexes and clusters of artist’s communities and studios. Complexes and communities, listed north to south, include; Bridge Red Art Complex, 8365 Studios, Fountainhead Studios, Visual Art Group, the Milk District, The Collective 62, Laundromat Art Space, ArtHood 56, Bakehouse Art Complex, 27/20 Studios, Oolite Arts (Miami Beach), Mana Contemporary 777, Void Projects, 4700 @ Bird Road Arts District and Deering Estate. Dimensions Variable is hosting their grand opening that night and will be open from 6 to 10pm ONLY.

Kathryn Mikesell, Co-founder and Executive Director of Fountainhead believes, “intimate access to artists and art opens people’s minds to the value of diversity and fosters dialogue, creating a more tolerant, engaged and inspired world. To have a voice, artists need a sustainable career. To be heard and to affect change, artists need a broad audience.”

Because many of the studios are not generally open to the public, information regarding ADA accessibility, parking and nearby public transportation is being provided for each location via the website.

As a green initiative we will not be distributing printed information or flyers. We will be providing a comprehensive map via the website, www.artistsopen.miami linking all complexes and artists and well as utilizing social media and communication platforms.

Many artists will have works available for sale in their studios.

For press inquiries, contact Kathryn Mikesell, Foundress and Executive Director at kathryn@fountainheadresidency.com.

ABOUT THE FOUNTAINHEAD

The Fountainhead, founded in 2008, serves as a catalyst for growth and sustainability in the professional careers of artists, provides Miami art professionals and enthusiasts access to emerging talent from around the world, cultivates new audiences for the arts and collaborates with institutions and businesses supporting the growth of Miami’s art and cultural community building a global family that transcends all borders and continues to give back.

Fountainhead believes that intimate access to artists and art opens people’s minds to the value of diversity and fosters dialogue, creating a more tolerant, engaged and inspired world. To have a voice, artists need a sustainable career. To be heard and to affect change, artists need a broad audience.

The Fountainhead Studios, located in Little Haiti provides Miami-based artists working in all mediums with affordable and flexible raw studio space outside of the public eye. More than just studio space, we provide a community for a profession that is often solitary. Currently, there are more than 20 artists working there.

The Fountainhead Residency is an international artists’ residency in Miami, FL that empowers artists to build a sustainable career and cultivates new audiences for the arts. Each month, Fountainhead hosts 3-4 artists, operating year-round between 30-40 artists. To date over 370 artists from 43 countries have taken part in the residency.

Fountainhead wants to thank all their generous donors. Without their continued support this would not be possible. Knight Foundation, Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation, Lisa Schejola Akin & Jeffrey Akin, Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz, de Groot Foundation, Hillsdale Fund, IGT Media Holdings/Primecard, Adriana & Ricardo Malfitano, Mignon Marshall & Ryan Mahoney, CCH Pounder, Joan Quinlivan, Debi & Jeff Wechsler, Lois Whitman-Hess & Eliot Hess, Alexa & Adam Wolman

For more information about Fountainhead visit www.fountainheadresidency.com

ABOUT THE JOHN S. AND JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION

Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.

For more information about Knight Foundation visit www.kf.org

Cinco de Mayo with Artist Taylor Cavazos at the Gallery of Zen Zone Miami 5/5/19

Cinco de Mayo with Artist Taylor Cavazos at the Gallery of Zen Zone Miami
Sunday, 05/05/2019 – 04:00 pm – 08:00 pm
The Zen Zone Miami
1003 NW 46th Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: Free

Taylors current show at The Gallery space of the Zen Zone will be up through the end of May 2019 and can be seen by appointment by emailing info@chibur.info. The closing reception will be open to the public to celebrate Cinco De Mayo! Mingle with the artist and other guests over coffee, tea, and snacks!

About Taylor:

Taylor Cavazos is a Mexican American artist born along the southernmost border of the United States in Harlingen, Texas. She is most known for her colorful, detailed, and symbolic Mexican-American paintings. After moving to Miami in early 2018, Taylor produced her collection of acrylic-on-canvas art pieces, focused on Mexico’s representation of the calavera (skull), Dia de Los Muertos and “Fridamania,” referring to the growing celebrity status of famed Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo.

Taylor Cavazos Art also has a larger purpose. Living with anxiety, Taylor finds solace in painting repetitive “dots and swirl” patterns on her canvas. “It helps me clear my mind,” she explains.

“Sometimes, hours pass without me noticing. I block out all unnecessary thoughts and truly relax when I’m painting these patterns.” Taylor hopes her unique take on Latinx art will serve as a platform to discuss the prevalence of mental health issues among Latinx and Hispanic American populations.

You can follow her journey on Instagram: @taylorcavazosart

Markowicz Fine Art Hosts Spring Art Showcase 4/25/19

Markowicz Fine Art Hosts Spring Art Showcase
Thursday, 04/25/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Markowicz Fine Art
110 NE 40th Street,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Markowicz Fine Art is hosting a spring art showcase exhibiting the latest works from renowned artist Arno Elias as well as sculptors Metis Atash and Alexandra Gestin. Other participating artists on display include Idan Zareski, Carole Feuerman, Joel Moens De Hasse, Stephan Gautier and Gaspard Mitz.

The gallery’s Director Bernard Markowicz will host an intimate evening of cocktails and art showcasing the newest works by musician, painter and photographer Elias from his notable, The Lost Series and I’m Not a Trophy, with the sounds of his celebrated Buddha Bar music playing in the background.

Atash will personally unveil her Swarovski crystal covered PunkBuddha series in addition to her new elephant sculptures, and the inspiring sculptures of talented artist Alexandra Gestin will also be on display, featuring the most recent artworks from her well known ‘Sumo’ series including the classics and monumental.

Both Elias and Atash will make a special in-person appearance for a meet and greet with guests.

Following this event, the exhibit will be open to the public Monday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 6:00 p.m.

Theory of Color, Fine Art Exhibit 3/30/19

Theory of Color, Fine Art Exhibit
Saturday, 03/30/2019 – 06:30 pm – 09:30 pm
Miami Art Club
4277 SW 75 Ave,
Miami, Florida 33155
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Cost: Free Admissions

Join us in this colorful art Exhibit Curated by Prof. Eduardo Paz & Students

City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action Panel Discussion 4/3/19

City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action Panel Discussion
Wednesday, 04/03/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Museum of Art & Design @ MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

A panel discussion will explore how thinking like an artist can improve urban life through collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects. Speakers will include Marcus Faustini, Marcos García, and Osvaldo Sánchez; the moderator of the panel will be George Yudice. Faustini, García, and Sánchez will discuss their respective initiatives and the context of their local urban environments, as well as the new types of cultural institutions they direct.

City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action is a prelude to MOAD’s A City of the People program series, which will take place at multiple locations throughout Miami from April to December of this year. A City of the People will feature a wide range of art experiences, screenings, readings, and public programs that explore what it means to exist in, and as, an urban community. While offering an introduction to the cross-disciplinary, cutting-edge programming to follow, City Lab will initiate discussion on art’s capacity to reimagine civic life.

City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action Workshop 4/5/19

City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action Workshop
Friday, 04/05/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Museum of Art & Design @ MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

The workshop will explore how thinking like an artist can improve urban life through collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects. Three directors, Marcus Faustini, Marcos García, and Osvaldo Sánchez, will lead a workshop on creative approaches to citizen empowerment. While considering specific tactics and methodologies relating to Miami, the workshop will focus on exchanging ideas with residents, and initiatives that seek to transform the cities in which we live.
City Lab: Transforming Cities through Innovative Cultural Action is a prelude to MOAD’s A City of the People program series, which will take place at multiple locations throughout Miami from April to December of this year. A City of the People will feature a wide range of art experiences, screenings, readings, and public programs that explore what it means to exist in, and as, an urban community. While offering an introduction to the cross-disciplinary, cutting-edge programming to follow, City Lab will initiate discussion on art’s capacity to reimagine civic life.

First-ever “Art In The Garden” at Shops at Merrick Park Presented by CCUCU Gall-Art Showcases Top Artists and Local Talent on March 28 3/28/19

First-ever “Art In The Garden” at Shops at Merrick Park Presented by CCUCU Gall-Art Showcases Top Artists and Local Talent on March 28
Thursday, 03/28/2019 – 05:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Shops at Merrick Park
358 San Lorenzo Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
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Cost: Free

Art and culture are alive as part of the Coral Gables fabric of life which will be even more visible during ART IN THE GARDEN at Shops at Merrick Park presented by CCUCU Gall-Art on Thursday, March 28, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. An exhibition of several top artists, live entertainment in cooperation with The Motivational Edge and a display by the Coral Gables Museum will delight art and culture enthusiasts.

The exhibition includes a roster of leading international and local artists hand selected by CCUCU Gall-Art, a Miami-based art gallery dedicated to inspiring change throughout the world with art. The visual collection will include works of realism, mixed media and modern expression. Artists who will be on hand to meet and sell will include Juan Cabas, Ricardo Garcia, Joe Chirichigno, William Pavolini, Elsa Torres, Raul Sacheri, MJ POP, Kris Kasino and Philson.

For more information about Shops at Merrick Park, call (305) 529-0200, visit us online at www.shopsatmerrickpark.com or follow Shops at Merrick Park on Facebook at www.facebook.com/shopsatmerrickpark.

Tout-Monde Festival 2019 – Echo-Natures Yué #Sorority in Miami 3/14/19

Tout-Monde Festival 2019 – Echo-Natures: Yué#Sorority in Miami
Thursday, 03/14/2019 – 07:30 pm –
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: free

Yué is the name of all the women who ever invest and occupy with their body a piece of public space: in this case, PAMM’s waterfront. Myriam Soulanges and Anne Meyer found the bodies and gestures of Yué thanks to stories of women they met during residencies in French Guiana and Guadeloupe. Those stories are now shared with other women from the Caribbean and from Miami. Myriam Soulanges and Anne Meyer show a work of feminine/artistic engagement in a tormented context of social movements and climate change. Hurricanes Irma and Maria have also influenced Yué#sorority, and later on visual artist Guy Gabon joined the project. Forced migrations increase women’s vulnerability and exacerbates inequalities. They need our attention today. The choreographic thread of Yué#Sorority is reconstructed in Miami with volunteer performers who have been meeting up for two weeks in Little Haiti Cultural Center in Little Haiti and the Koubek Center in Little Havana during dance and sewing workshops with the artists.

> A climate dance and installation created by:

MYRIAM SOULANGES (Guadeloupe)
ANNE MEYER (French Guiana)
GUY GABON (Guadeloupe)

Through the Hat: The Art of Steve Marcus 3/6/19

Through the Hat: The Art of Steve Marcus
Wednesday, 03/06/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Jewish Museum
301 Washington Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Introducing a new solo exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist, Steve Marcus, titled Through The Hat: The Art of Steve Marcus. Steve Marcus has been a consistent trailblazer in both mainstream and underground cultures. The exhibition is accompanied by photos of the artist at work by legendary photographer Sid Kaplan (of “Vanishing New York” fame). The exhibition opens March 6, 2019 and runs through May 21, 2019. 
Through The Hat includes more than 26 wood-carved sculptures and Jewish ritual objects, more than a dozen hand-drawn works, and custom synagogue furniture. Marcus seamlessly weaves his Proustian childhood memories of the culinary tastes of Jewish New York with his personal journey and passion for his own roots and culture. In his book he asks, “Did I get so involved in something else that I missed the disappearance of a city that was my foundation and helped mold my Jewish identity? I would come home and make artwork inspired from studying the Mish-na, Gemara, Chumash, and wonder about a vanishing community that melded with my distant memories.” In Through the Hat, Marcus has created a folk/cartoon world that is the Kosher cousin of those created by artists Alexander Calder and Red Grooms. His beautifully crafted renditions of Jewish life in New York City celebrate a culture of orthodoxy and unorthodoxy in all their splendor. 
Regarding this art show, Marcus states, “My current body of work expresses my own roots and culture and proudly contains Jewish values, experiences, and perspectives as a celebration of authenticity. The artwork is not just a creative declaration of my own identity and beliefs, but also created to inspire all people to celebrate and explore their own true identities. My work is the manifestation of a creative rebellion of expression that smashes falsehood and hatred. The quest for the truth will lead to oneness.” 
Regarding art today, Steven says “In the era of globalization, the ugliness of cultural appropriation has become rampant, as various outside cultures are now easily accessible with the assistance of the Internet and social media platforms. The digital age specter of colonialism, imperialism, and social Darwinism disseminates information and imagery at a dystopian pace. These digital platforms socially engineer the world’s population with homogenized source materials and value systems with extreme prejudice, and an unending flow of content feeds the world’s appetite for conflict and entertainment, offering a variety of consumer identities recognizable the world over. Consumers hijack distant cultures’ attitudes and style cues to mold themselves into the hipster approximations of cultures they have never experienced firsthand. This form of imitation is the stylistic manifestation of colonial imperialism, and is helping to pave a bland and blind path toward a global monoculture. The greatest existential threat to the Jewish people is the Jewish people themselves. The apologetic and sometimes dismissive attitude Jews have about being Jewish has left most Jewish artists and institutions struggling through a postmodern identity crisis. They’ve abandoned so much of their own intrinsic identity, cowering under the threats of the BDS movement, anti-Israel sentiment, and hipster ideology, and now live an unsustainable fantasy, creating art that begs for acceptance from their own tormentors.”
More About Steve Marcus: Marcus (aka smarcus) has received honors and awards from the American Society of Illustrators; has several works in the permanent collection of the Oakland Museum of Art in California, as well as in private art collections worldwide; and has collaborated with Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary, The Norman Mailer and Miguel Pinero Estates, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. His work has been featured in High Times Magazine and the Cannabis Cup, New York Times, MTV, The Tibetan Freedom Concerts, The Source, Conde Nast Publications, Esquire and posters for the world famous Fillmore in San Francisco. 
The Jewish Museum of Florida- JMOF FIU’s first exhibition after renovations of their main gallery will be Through The Hat: The Art of Steve Marcus. JMOF-FIU is the only museum dedicated to telling the story of more than 250 years of Florida’s Jewish history with a growing collection of more than 100,000 items.  
LOCATION AND HOURS: The Jewish Museum of Florida: 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida, 33139. Phone: 305-672-5044. Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm, closed Mondays and holidays. 

Dillard Center for the Arts Black History Month Student Art Show & Sale at History Fort Lauderdale 2/4/19 – 2/28/19

Dillard Center for the Arts Black History Month Student Art Show & Sale at History Fort Lauderdale
Monday, 02/04/2019 – 02/28/2019 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Varies

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will honor the contributions and creativity of our African American community during Black History Month. The nonprofit organization will present a visual art show and sale by students from Dillard Center for the Arts from February 4 – 28.

The month-long exhibit of visual arts media from the talented advanced placement art students at Dillard Center for the Arts, co-curated by Celestin Joseph, instructor at Dillard Center for the Arts, will highlight the cultural diversity of African Americans who contributed to, and are still impacting, the vibrant fabric of Fort Lauderdale.

Entry to the show and sale is free with general admission – $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.

History Fort Lauderdale brings the stories of our diverse community to life through engaging educational experiences, innovative cultural exhibits, research and preservation of artifacts. Residents and visitors to Fort Lauderdale are invited to explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. History Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Mastering the Art of Instagram with The Art Plug at Art Palm Beach 1/20/19

Mastering the Art of Instagram with The Art Plug at Art Palm Beach
Sunday, 01/20/2019 – 01/20/2019 01:30 pm –
Palm Beach Country Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard,
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
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Cost:

Marcel Katz (@theartplug) and modern artists Harry Hambley (@ketnipz), Robin Velghe (@rhymezlikedimez), Tiago Magro (@tiagomagro) and Kourosh Keynejad (@kouroush_keynejad) for an in-depth panel discussion about the effects social media has had on the art community. The panel will explore social media platforms and the benefit of mediums including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and how they created a new wave of digital art disruptors that are changing the way we observe and discover art. The panel will be open for audience questions after the moderated Q&A segment.

The Art of Barbie: Homage to a Global Icon 3/9/19

The Art of Barbie: Homage to a Global Icon
Saturday, 01/09/2019 – 03/09/2019 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Art Gallery 21
The Art of Barbie: Homage to a Global Icon,
Wilton Manors, Florida 33305
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Cost: Free

Celebrate the 60th birthday of cultural icon Barbie with the grand opening of Art Gallery 21’s newest exhibit entitled, “The Art of Barbie: Homage to a Global Icon.” Guests will enjoy prizes, party favors, and refreshments as they tour the exhibit and mix and mingle with local artists and art lovers. Don’t miss your chance to take selfies with an interactive Barbie installation.

“The Art of Barbie: Homage to a Global Icon” exhibit will be on display from March 9, 2019, through April 6, 2019.

Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council. Additional funding for this project is provided by the Wilton Manors Community Affairs Advisory Board.

For more information or to RSVP email artgallery21wcwm@gmail.com, visit their Instagram page @artgallery21_ or visit http://bit.ly/WMBarbie19.

City of Hialeah Art on Palm 2/23/19

City of Hialeah Art on Palm
Saturday, 02/23/2019 – 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
City of Hialeah Art on Palm
501 Palm Avenue,
Hialeah, Florida 33010
Website
Cost: Free

Art on Palm is back! Walk along Palm Avenue while indulging in some delicious bites from food trucks, shop from some of your favorite vendors, and watch live performances from local bands and dance groups.

For the art lovers, you’ll have the chance to meet some of the local artists that are on display at the Milander Center for Arts & Entertainment and even purchase some of your favorite pieces.

Stay tuned for vendor, performance, and sponsor announcements coming soon!

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC 1/27/19

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC
Sunday, 01/27/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

Date & Time: Sunday, January 27, 2019
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College
Freedom Tower, 2nd Floor
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132

Ticket Info: Free

Description:
Family Days is on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College offers free admission to families with children and hands-on educational activities designed with the whole family in mind. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours, and other activities sure to be fun for everyone!

Family programs are tailored for children ages 5 to 12 and their families or adult companions. MOAD MDC’s Family Days will enhance your experience of the museum’s current exhibitions, as well as Miami Dade College’s Special Collections Galleries at the Freedom Tower.

Come and join us for a shared learning experience, exploring ideas and creating together.
MOAD MDC’s Family Days Programs take place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. No advance registration is required. Please check our website’s events page for more detailed information. Family Days workshops take place in MOAD MDC’s Educational Lab. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Look. Talk. Create. Free Family Days at MOAD MDC 12/30/18

Look. Talk. Create. Free Family Days at MOAD MDC
Sunday, 12/30/2018 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

Date & Time: Sunday, December 30, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College
Freedom Tower, 2nd Floor
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132

Ticket Info: Free

Description:
Family Days is on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College offers free admission to families with children and hands-on educational activities designed with the whole family in mind. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours, and other activities sure to be fun for everyone!
Family programs are tailored for children ages 5 to 12 and their families or adult companions. MOAD MDC’s Family Days will enhance your experience of the museum’s current exhibitions, as well as Miami Dade College’s Special Collections Galleries at the Freedom Tower.
Come and join us for a shared learning experience, exploring ideas and creating together.
MOAD MDC’s Family Days Programs take place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. No advance registration is required. Please check our website’s events page for more detailed information. Family Days workshops take place in MOAD MDC’s Educational Lab. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Sketchbook Project Bookmobile 12/6/18, 12/7/18, 12/8/18

The Sketchbook Project Bookmobile
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 12/08/2018 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost:

Come get creative with The Sketchbook Project at PAMM from December 6-8, from 11am-4pm during Miami Art Week. Visit the 1985 Piaggio Ape bookmobile and create your own sketchbook to share with others, or browse through the collection and flip through thousands of creations submitted by creatives from all around the world.

BACARDÍ x The Dean Collection Present No Commission: Miami 12/6/18, 12/7/18

BACARDÍ x The Dean Collection Present No Commission: Miami
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 12/07/2018 02:00 pm – 12:00 am
Faena Forum
23201 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
RSVP / Register
Cost: FREE

BACARDÍ x The Dean Collection Present No Commission: Miami
December 6 – 7, 2018
Link to download imagery: https://bit.ly/2RgtiKe

WHO:
BACARDÍ and The Dean Collection present No Commission: Miami from December 6 – 7, 2018

WHAT:
The Dean Collection and BACARDÍ present No Commission: Miami 2018, a two-day, art and music fair taking place December 6 – 7, 2018, at Faena Forum in Miami Beach. No Commission was created by BACARDÍ and The Dean Collection to forge a direct link between art and art patronage. No Commission is designed specifically to support artists in different territories around the world.

No Commission: Miami 2018 is themed, “Take the Shot,” which will focus primarily on the medium of photography. As visual communication dominates, picture taking has eclipsed other expressive forms of content capture as an important tool of contemporary storytelling, heightened further by social media. No Commission 2018 examines photography in the digital age by highlighting practitioners who have emerged as compelling narrators of our time.

This year, No Commission invited photographers from around the country to submit their work for consideration. Of those who submitted, a select group of emerging artists and their work have been chosen to showcase at “Take the Shot” come December.

The injection of immersive music performances from collaborator BACARDÍ shakes up the traditional art fair, creating a unique cultural experience for visitors. While we can’t share names yet for the upcoming iteration, past performers have included Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, A$AP Rocky, Cardi B, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Pusha T and more.

No Commission Miami is the seventh in a series of artist support collaborations. Past editions were held in Miami, New York, London, Shanghai and Berlin where artworks were sold and artists retained 100% of sales proceeds. The No Commission platform is realized through a partnership between BACARDÍ, Swizz Beatz, and The Dean Collection in their continued support of cultural visionaries around the world.

WHERE:
Faena Forum
3201 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach FL, 33140

WHEN:
Thursday, December 6th, 2018 & Friday, December 7th, 2018

Thursday, December 6th
• Gallery Open: 2PM – 7PM
• Invite-Only VIP Panel: 4PM – 5PM
• Invite-Only Marquee: 8PM – 12AM

Friday, December 7th
• Gallery Open: 12PM – 7PM
• Sip & Paint Sessions: 1PM – 5PM
• Invite-Only Marquee: 8PM – 12AM

About BACARDÍ Rums
In 1862, Bacardi revolutionized the spirits industry when founder Don Facundo Bacardí Massó began producing his remarkable light-bodied, smooth rum. The unique taste of BACARDÍ inspired cocktail pioneers to invent some of the world’s most famous drink recipes including the Mojito, the Daiquirí, the Cuba Libre, the Piña Colada, and the Presidente. BACARDÍ Superior rum has won more than 750 awards for quality and taste making it the world’s most awarded rum. Today, BACARDÍ is mainly produced in Puerto Rico, following the production legacy set forth by Don Facundo Bacardi Massó – crafted in a five-step distillation process, mellowed in American white oak barrels, and filtered five times for unparalleled quality and smoothness.

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Art Connection 2018 International Art Exhibition and Sale at the Fontainebleau 12/6/18, 12/7/18, 12/8/18, 12/9/18

Art Connection 2018 International Art Exhibition and Sale at the Fontainebleau
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 12/09/2018 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel & Resort
4441 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

Opening Night Reception and Preview Party on Thursday December 6th | 6pm – 9pm

Daily Exhibition & Sale open Dec 7 – 9 | 12noon – 9pm

Art Connection USA presents an international art exhibition, show & sale at Miami Beach’s Fontainebleau Hotel & Resort during Art Basel 2018.

Featuring hundreds of works by artists from around the world, including the Marc Rudinsky, Oz El Hai, Gocha and Nino Jokhadze, Herbert Galaraza, Barrios, Alper Dostal, Shane Bowden, Anna Razumovskaya, Rachel Harris, Yaniv Edery, Monika Nowak, and Dalia Kantor. Art Connection USA has assembled a collection of framed art, original oils, acrylics, limited edition giclee, serigraphs, sculptures, metallic wall decor, hand blown glass vases and more.

Each piece on exhibition will be on sale at a wide range of prices, allowing for collectors on any budget to own a piece of Art Basel 2018.

Art Connection USA has been a staple of the South Florida art scene having operated their 45,000 sq. ft. showroom, gallery and artist’s studio in Pompano Beach for over 28 years. Art Connection USA is designer-friendly and considered the #1 source for new trends in fine art and the best value, quality and service in the art industry.

RSVP REQUIRED THROUGH EVENTBRITE – www.artconnection.eventbrite.com

Grand Seiko Debuts “The Flow of Time” at Design Miami/ 12/4/18, 12/5/18, 12/6/18, 12/7/18, 12/8/18, 12/9/18

Grand Seiko Debuts “The Flow of Time” at Design Miami/
Tuesday, 12/04/2018 – 12/09/2018 12:00 am – 12:00 pm
Design Miami/ 2018 Space X14
Meridian Avenue & 19th Street,
Miami, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: Free with Entry to Design Miami

Elevating mechanical luxury to an art form, Grand Seiko presents its inaugural “Flow of Time” exhibition at Design Miami/ 2018.

The highly anticipated, experiential display will showcase an installation featuring Grand Seiko’s Spring Drive movement – the company’s unique and innovative mechanism characterized by high precision. As the embodiment of Japanese aesthetics and master artisanal techniques, Spring Drive is praised for its inimitable signature of the perfect glide motion second hand, reflecting the natural and continuous flow of time. Renowned Japanese artists TAKT PROJECT / and Shingo Abe have teamed up to express the essence of Grand Seiko through an immersive exhibit that invites guests to experience and explore luxury timepieces in a unprecedented way as this visual work showcases the contrast between the “ticking” and “flowing” of time.

Art Beat Miami 12/5/18, 12/6/18, 12/7/18, 12/8/18, 12/9/18

Art Beat Miami
Wednesday, 12/05/2018 – 12/09/2018 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Caribbean Marketplace
5925 NE 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida 33137
Website
Cost: Free and Paid

Little Haiti Optimist Club and Northeast Second Avenue Patnership (NE2P) invite you to the 5th Anniversary of ART BEAT MIAMI during Miami Art Week/ Art Basel. The iconic Caribbean Marketplace (In the heart of Little Haiti) will transform into a pop-up gallery showcasing the works of more than 30 emerging and renowned local and international artists.
ART BEAT MIAMI will launch on Wednesday, December 5th, with a Opening Reception/Preview Party celebrating a one of a kind experience of visual art, music and food inspired by the people and culture of the Caribbean. Live Performance by J Perry. (Free Admission with RSVP at https://www.artbeatmiami.eventbrite.com)
The ART BEAT MIAMI Art Fair will open daily from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm with musical performances, LIVE art, conversations with artists and food.(Free & open to the general public)
Other signature events include: Spice it Up! Miami (featuring Nadege Fleurimond, Chef The Rose of The Kitchen @ Cubaocho, award winning mixologist Mixou Michou, Pedestal Creative Desserts, and Herradure Tequilla) Musical performance by: BIC. Ticket price: $65. Purchase tickets at: spiceitupmiami2018.eventbrite.com
Chefs of the Caribbean Celebrity Brunch (Honoring: Special guests and featuring: Chef Creole, Chef Dominique, Chef Danny, Chef Jouvens Jean, Chef Yvette Michelle LaCrette, Chef Rose and J Brothers Desserts) Musical performance by Phyllisia Ross & Renette Desir $50. Purchase tickets at: chefsofthecaribbeanbrunch2018.eventbrite.com
For ART BEAT MIAMI schedule and for more information, visit artbeatmiami.com @artbeatmiami
Tickets will be available on eventbrite.com
ART BEAT MIAMI will benefit arts programs through the non-profit Little Haiti Optimist Foundation. Please bring art supplies for donation to schools & community organizations.

Gallery Night at Café Collective 11/17/18

Gallery Night at Café Collective
Saturday, 11/17/2018 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Cafe Collective
100 N Federal Highway,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Website
Cost: Free

Gallery Night at Café Collective connects local artists with the community at large. The venue will transform into a walking gallery, showcasing unique pieces from each artist’s latest collection.

RAW POP UP – Art Basel Week 2018 12/5/18, 12/6/18, 12/7/18, 12/8/18, 12/9/18

RAW POP UP – Art Basel Week 2018
Wednesday, 12/05/2018 – 08:00 pm – 03:00 am
RAW POP UP
1 SW 1st St Miami, Florida 33131,
Miami, Florida 33131
Eventbrite
Cost:

RAW POP UP – Art Basel Week 2018
December 5th to December 9th
An abandoned department store comes alive
A 2-floor 43,000 sq ft multisensory experience
Tickets: http://bit.do/rawpopuptix

RAW POP UP is an interdisciplinary team and a collective of creators pioneering the Interactive Art Movement (IAM) through multisensory pop up experiences of art, music, technology, and performance art with lasting cultural impact.

Disrupting the “look-don’t-touch” boundaries found in the traditional art context, RAW POP UP encourages you to dive into new and ephemeral experiences where you actively influence art.

This edition of RAW POP UP takes place in a department store from a lost era in the heart of downtown Miami. Over 80 local and international creators, performers, and musicians will collaborate to transform a 43,000 sq ft department store for you to explore. Through immersive performances and interactive art installations you are asked to rethink your values and question your modern ways of living, inducing nostalgia of a time that has passed us.

After evaluating your values in our abandoned department store, find yourself in ALT_Future, a dystopian nightclub where the future is unknown, brought to life by live performances and DJs. The future is what you make of it. What will it look like? Find the answers on the dance floor until the early morning.

P.S: Only those who seek will find Room X.

It is time to return to our senses and support a new economy for creators.

DAY 1 / RAW POP UP W/ CULTURED MAGAZINE Dec. 5th 8pm-Late (21+)
Be the first to discover our multisensory experience and explore your limitless senses. Join us for SO CULTURED, Cultured’s Official Basel Kickoff Party starting at 10pm in ALT_Future with a special performance by Neil Frances and DJ Sets by Bosq, Afrosessionz, and our Residents DJ’s. Suggested dress code: https://bit.ly/2yRqUTa

DAY 2 / RAW POP UP W/ SOUNDTUARY Dec. 6th 8pm-Late (21+)
Be a part of the shift and delve into the unknown boundaries of your curiosity. ALT_Future opens at 10pm in partnership with SOUNDTUARY, a monthly ritual for the European electronic music connoisseurs, featuring Birds of Mind, Apache, and Enzo GD. Soundtuary is a story for the heart and the soul that intends to stay with you forever. Suggested dress code: https://bit.ly/2P9OBQC

DAY 3 / RAW POP UP W/ HURRY UP SLOWLY Dec. 7th 8pm-Late (21+)
What do you control, what controls you? Explore our abandoned department store at RAW POP UP’s signature night. ALT_Future opens at 10pm in partnership with HURRY UP SLOWLY with live performances by Magic Bronson, VOX, Rabbithole, and DJ sets by Cam the Coach, Gino G, Tony Disco, and MaurE. Suggested dress code: https://bit.ly/2OoiQOA

DAY 4 / RAW POP UP W/ LA VIDA BOHEME & MORE Dec. 8th 8pm-Late (21+)
Let go of your inhibitions at RAW POP UP’s closing night. ALT_Future opens at 10pm with music by La Vida Boheme, MNKYBSNSS, Naty Botero, and our Resident DJ’s. Suggested dress code: https://bit.ly/2F2sEOE

DAY 5 / RAW POP UP W/ MIAMI DDA Dec. 9th 2pm-8pm (All Ages)
Join us and the DDA for our final day as we invite all ages to discover our multisensory experience. Music by Frost School of Music.

Hours of Operation:
Abandoned Department Store / Open from 8:00pm-12:00am / 27,000 sq ft of immersive art installations, performances, and live music.
ALT_Future / Open from 10:00pm-4:00am / A dystopian nightclub where the future is unknown, brought to life by a world class lineup of musicians and DJs.

Featured Creators & Performances: Home Eleven, Salih Ferad, Rachel Libeskind, Karen Starosta, Deborah Montes, Arantxa Araujo x Tyler Ashley, Indra Alam, Mario Daniel Alvarado, Maite Iribarren, Mariam SubLaban, Matthew Morocco, Stereotank, Florentine Ruault x Jane Quan, Alvaro Fernandez, Maxim Weitzman, Isabelle McTwigan, Amanda Madrigal x Jovan Villalba, Soraya Abu Nabaa Ricardo Chuecos x Cristian Duran x Carlos Tagliafico, Karim Ibiary, Clarice Cuda x Amanda Keating, Alejandro Ibarra, Sivan Dayan , Gabriela David, Maritza Caneca, Dylan Borowski x Juan Marco x Dakota Lewis, The Fraud, Aaron Alam, Carolina Paz, Sarah Nagle, Solange Sarria, Ronit Levin Delgado, Error Spa, John Power, Maria Luisa Sanin Pena, Porn Nails, Nadja Verena Marcin, Alex, Nunez, Miami Music Project, Sedef Gali, Espuma, Datasynced, Betul Cankara, Alissa Alfonso, Zeynep Arolat, Roses et Pivoines, Allegra Preus, Brigette Cornier, Briana Mendez, Kayla Castellon, Maya Billig, James Danner, Devony Smith

Featured Musicians & DJ’s: La Vida Boheme, Coastal, Neil Frances, Naty Botero, Magic Bronson, MNKYBSNSS, Rabbithole, Ruby Waters, Vox, Tony Disco, Bosq, MaurE, Max Van De Put, Afrosessionz, Gino G, Cam the Coach.

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Aetna Realty. Together, we are empowering emerging creators, pushing culture forward, and pioneering the Interactive Art Movement (IAM). Aetna Realty has made it possible for locals and visitors alike to discover one of our city’s greatest landmarks during Art Basel 2018.

Tips:
* Immerse your senses but always respect the art, creators and performers.
* Download Let’s Roam App to access RAW POP UP’s live music lineup, performances, updates, creator bios and our exclusive interactive map.
* Let go of your inhibitions and feel free to interact with our creators and performers
* Drinks are safest in your hands, please don’t place them on the art.
* We encourage taking photos but make sure to also put your phone down and lose yourself in the present moment

Enter at your own risk. No persons or parties associated with this event are responsible for any occurrences that may result from your entrance. By acquiring this ticket, you understand that performers in this project will be able to touch you as part of their performance.

At any time you may be asked to leave for inappropriate behavior and will not receive a refund. By purchasing a ticket you agree to all of the above and take full responsibility for all of your actions whether intentional or accidental. RAW POP UP and any of their affiliates may not be held responsible in any case.

Welcome to RAW POP UP. #RAWPOPUP

Questions & Press:
Yasmina Lyazidi
407-744-4494
yl@iamrawpopup.com

Location:
1 SW 1st St
Miami, Florida 33131

Miami River Art Fair 12/3/18 – 12/5/18

Miami River Art Fair
Monday, 12/03/2018 – 12/05/2018 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Miami River Art Fair
James L. Knight International Center 400 SE 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida 33131
Website
Cost:

How Deep Is The Ocean?

Modern Self-Discovery at Miami River Art Fair
December 3-5, 2018

Art Basel Miami Beach is one of the world’s most successful art events, which takes place at the same time as numerous satellite art fairs in the first week of December. In the heart of Miami Downtown, just a few Metromover stops away from the new Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami River Art Fair reflects the urban landscape of Miami and responds to the city’s rapid growth as a cultural destination.

One of the exhibitors at Miami River Art Fair Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund, Director at Gallery AHC Projects (booth B1), is invited to curate the group show “How Deep is The Ocean?” Modern self-discovery in Philosophy and Arts. A curated group show with Pioneer Artists. About her concept and intention, the curator and art historian explains:

“The Romantic natural philosophers interpreted the sea as a source of life, continuing in the creation of modern criteria of ethical behavior, which culminates in a new bio-ethics and a new understanding of the sea. The curated exhibition is asking “How deep in the Ocean?” as a philosophical question. Ocean Philosophy delves into aesthetics – the sea as the symbol of the sublime – and modern self-discovery – the sea as a mirror of the soul. The exhibition invites to explore connections between Romantic and Modernity, real and (inner) journeys, identity, infinity and space.

Celebrating international emerging and established artists in Miami, the juried show presents original artworks by Louis Atelouis, Tracy L. Barwick, Khalilah Birdsong, Carole Kohler, Marianna Kupriyanova, KanKan Ramos-Lim, Claudia Mini and Sal Sidner.

VIsit the gallery at Miami River Art Fair:
GALLERY | AHC Projects | Booth B1
Curator Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund
AHC PROJECTS – Hamburg – Germany
info@arthistoryconsulting.net
www.arthistoryconsulting.net

HIVE Cocktail and Culinary Village Wynwood 12/6/18-12/9/18

HIVE Cocktail and Culinary Village Wynwood
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 12/09/2018 01:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Wynwood Martketplace
2250 NW 2nd Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33127
Website
Cost: Free

HIVE is a complimentary four-day Cocktails & Culinary Village nestled on the main artery of Wynwood during Miami’s Art Basel Week.

MOCA Makers: Jewelry Workshop with Steven Brownlee’s Jewelry Creations Workshop 10/27/18

MOCA Makers: Jewelry Workshop with Steven Brownlee’s Jewelry Creations Workshop
Saturday, 10/27/2018 – 10/27/2018 12:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th St.,
Miami, Florida 33161
RSVP / Register
Cost: $20 for MOCA Members, $25 for Non-Members. Supplies included.

Under the guidance of instructors from Jewelry Creations Workshop, students will learn how to create unique jewelry pieces inspired by Mira Lehr’s Tracing the Red Thread. Participants will have the opportunity to get creative and experiment with materials such as wire, mesh, thread, layered paper and laminate to make earrings, necklaces or bracelets. Recommended ages 16 and up.

Green Day Miami Shores Celebrates Its Sixth Anniversary With A New Design And More 11/3/18

Green Day Miami Shores Celebrates Its Sixth Anniversary With A New Design And More
Saturday, 11/03/2018 – 03:30 pm – 07:30 pm
Downtown Miami Shores on NE 2nd Avenue between 95th and 100th Street
Downtown Miami Shores on NE 2nd Avenue between 95th and 100th Street,
Miami Shores, Florida 33138
Website
Cost: Free

The Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce will host its 6th Annual Green Day Miami Shores street festival on Saturday, November 3rd from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with over 160 exhibitors and activities. The 5-block-long festival is the only Downtown Miami Shores takeover event and is dedicated to promoting local businesses and inspiring green-friendly practices in the community.

Between 95th Street and 100th Street on NE 2nd Avenue in Downtown Miami Shores, the streets will shut down. The sponsors and participating vendor activations will pop up as the street festival comes alive! With a wide variety of vendors, activities and interactive exhibits, you will find everything from food trucks and craft beer to artisanal booths, green markets, and exhibits from local businesses and organizations. In addition, Green Day will feature a massive Kids’ Zone, featuring inflatables, sports activities, special Barry University athlete appearances, and more!
WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 2018
3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Kids’ Zone wristbands are $5/each. CASH ONLY.

WHERE: Downtown Miami Shores on NE 2nd Avenue between 95th and 100th Street

WEBSITE: www.greendaymiamishores.com

The Miami Parking Authority and Beefree Media host a Family Canvas 11/10/18

The Miami Parking Authority and Beefree Media host a Family Canvas
Sunday, 11/10/2018 – 03:00 pm – 09:00 pm
CANVAS FIESTA!
2312 N. Miami Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33127
Website
Cost: FREE

The Miami Parking Authority and Beefree Media are teaming up to host a Family Canvas evening on November 10th, 2018. The event will be in celebration of the 4th annual Park Your Art contest, where family, friends, and Art Basel visitors can come enjoy a day of music, Ice cream & pizza, drinks, pictures, and free canvas painting! All materials will be provided. Also visitors will have the opportunity to see artists painting live around wynwood + free transportation.

Join us for a fun filled evening!

Call for Art = Rockford Projects at ArtFTL art fair 11/5/18

Call for Art = Rockford Projects at ArtFTL art fair
Thursday, 01/24/2019 – 01/27/2019 05:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Art Fort Lauderdale
2301 SE 17th St,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Website
Cost: $25 Jury fee

Rockford Projects seeks innovative artworks for the inaugural artCURATED sector of ArtFTL 2019.
ArtFTL returns for the 3rd year as the premier art fair in Fort Lauderdale, drawing collectors during the height of the season in South Florida. Fort Lauderdale is known as the “Venice of America” due to its expansive and intricate canal system, and this 4-day curated art fair showcases the art within luxury waterfront properties. Attendees are transported via complimentary water taxi on an artistic journey along the famed Intracoastal waterways, in the heart of the arts and entertainment district.
The ArtCURATED sector will encompass an entire property of 5,000 to 10,000 square feet, and feature 40+ artists, within six distinct, thematic exhibitions, under the direction of Lisa Rockford.

Seeking art that corresponds to the following Exhibition Themes:
• ECSTASY: A Celebration of Color. Seeking Monochromatic artworks (made of a single/dominant, vivid color), or works that offer all colors in the rainbow, within one work.
• AURA: A celebration of Light. Seeking artworks that reference intense light, auras, or are made with neon, LEDs, florescent, incandescent lights, digital, or electric light components.
• NARCISSUS: Seeking art with mirrors, mirrored surfaces, and/or chrome, or polished stainless steel.
• ELEMENTAL: Earth and Water. Seeking artworks that emphasize earth or water, and/or the human connection to either. Artworks that reference ecological concerns, like sea level rise, and pollution, are of curatorial emphasis.
• MEMENTO MORI: Seeking artwork that references death, time, mortality, and transience.
• OMEGA: The absence of color. Seeking artworks that are nearly or completely white, yet offer exquisite surface quality, texture, or aesthetic.
Please note: This Call for Art (and the themes & terms listed here) are specifically for the artCURATED sector of ArtFTL, and is a separate application (with a different fee structure) from the ArtINDIE Category on the ArtFTL website. If your work does not apply to the above themes, but are interested in participating, please apply on artftlauderdale.com

Art requirements:
• Artists may submit up to 5 artworks, but will be limited to 3 artworks in the exhibit. (Artworks with multiple pieces may be considered one work).
• All submissions must be original work, created by the applicant, and without violation of copyrighted imagery. One of a kind works are encouraged, or very limited editions. (ie. Mass produced prints are not acceptable).
• Submitted images should accurately represent the actual, finished artwork, (not a modified or digital sketch). Any works that do not match the appearance of the submitted images may be disqualified at the discretion of the curator.
• Artworks cannot be larger than 6 feet in any direction.
• All artworks must be available for sale.
• Artwork will be installed by a professional installer, but works that are made up of more than 10 parts, or that cannot be installed without the assistance of the artist are discouraged.

Terms:
• A jury fee of $25 is required with the application.
• Artists will be notified at the earliest possible date, or not later than December 21, 2018.
• If artwork is accepted, each artist will be required to pay $100 for participation. (We have made every effort to keep costs to artists low, as they are a fraction of the 100k production costs for the fair).
• Participating artists will be provided 4 complimentary passes to the fair, and VIP Vernissage invitation for the artist. Artists are not required to be present at the fair, but are encouraged to attend.
• Artists must deliver accepted artworks at their own cost, either by hand-delivering, or by shipping to the art handler, with a return shipping label.
• Sales: Prices should include a 40% commission for ArtFTL, and 60% of the sale price will be sent to the artist. (The price = The amount you want to receive x 1.4)
• If artwork sells, the artwork will be shipped to the buyer, by a professional art handler, at no cost to the artist.
TO APPLY:
Please read all of the terms above. Then apply here:

To see previous exhibitions by Rockford Projects:
https://rockfordprojects.weebly.com

Art in Practice: Demonstration by Mira Lehr and Catalog Signing 10/17/18

Art in Practice: Demonstration by Mira Lehr and Catalog Signing
Sunday, 10/17/2018 – 07:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St.,
North Miami, Florida 33161
Website
Cost: Free with museum admission

Mira Lehr will discuss the exhibition and the works included in the exhibition catalog. She will also offer the audience an exclusive look into her process. The exhibition catalog will be available for sell and for signing by the artist.

Call For Upscale Wearable Art 10/26/18 & 11/29/18

Call For Upscale Wearable Art
Saturday, 11/09/2018 – 03/03/2019 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Whitespace: The Mordes Collection
2805 N Australian Ave,
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Website
Cost: 20 Jury Fee + Booth fee

Call For Upscale Wearable Art
Application Deadline: October 26, 2018 / November 29, 2018
Do you create wearable art with a price tag too high for the Craft fair market, and are looking to reach the upscale collector clientele? Whitespace Collection introduces a premier boutique event, Collect12345, for the most unique wearable designs: jewelry, textiles, and sculptural accessories.

Seeking items priced at a minimum of $80 per item, and maximum of $1500 per item. Items may be one of a kind or in multiple, but should have the level of craft and innovation expected for the upscale market.
10 artisans will be selected and featured for each event.

Juried and hosted by Whitespace-The Mordes collection, West Palm Beach, Fl. Whitespace has established the  brand, featuring work by fine jewelry artisans at the Boca Raton Museum of art, Aqua Art Fair – Miami, Art Palm Beach, Art Wynwood – Miami, Boca Raton Art Fair and now Chicago, Naples and the Fine Art, Antique and Jewelry Fair, numerous upscaled charitable boutiques and art events among others, and has attracted a following, retaining a large number of collectors of unique wearables. 

Collect12345 could be the unique opportunity for you to reach this select audience, as the the boutique will be for one weekend each month, during the peak of collector season. All artists that exhibit in the Collect1-2-3-4-5, unique will also be considered for inclusion in future Whitespace art fair events as part of the Collect Team! 

BOUTIQUE INFORMATION:
Application Deadline to participate in NOV or DEC: October 26, 2018
Deadline to participate in JAN/FEB/MAR only: November 29, 2018
1       November –   Fri Nov 9, 6pm – 10pm
                                             Sat Nov 10, 12-4
                                             Sun Nov 11,  12-4
 
2        December    Sat Dec 1,    12-4
                                            Sun Dec 2,    12-4
 
3        January       Fri Jan 11,     6-10pm
                                            Sat Jan 12,    12-4
                                            Sun Jan 13,    12-4   
 
4        February     Sat Feb 2,    12-4
                                            Sun Feb 3,    12-4
 
5        March Sat Mar 2,    12-4
                                            Sun Mar 3,    12-4

TERMS:
– $20 jury fee (sent by Paypal to whitespacecollect@gmail.com) must accompany the application to be considered.
– Artists MUST be present for the open hours of each event they participate in.
– Artists will be given a 4 foot table. Artists must bring any necessary display items, or if hanging textiles, provide their own racks.
– Whitespace will assist in processing sales by cash or credit card, use triplicate receipts, and retain 25% of all sales.
– Whitespace will pack and wrap all items sold.
– Payment to artist will be within 10 days of event
If accepted:
If selected, the fee to participate is for $250 for 1 event/1 indoor table, and payment will act as guarantee of inclusion. Artists may apply for multiple events. If accepted for more that one event, the reduced cost for 2 events is $225 each, or 3 or more events $200 each.
– Artist are to arrive 2 hours ahead of each event to unload, set up, and check in.
– Artist will be able to leave items overnight and can not remove their display until the event ends, at the listed time.
– All decisions of the curator/jurors are final.
– If accepted, you give Whitespace Collection the right to publish submitted images for publicity of Collect12345.
 
APPLICATION CHECKLIST:
1. Pay $20 jury fee through Paypal to whitespacecollect@gmail.com
2. Send 4 or more images with the following info to whitespacecollect@gmail.com :
– Name:
– Email:
– Phone:
– Mailing Address:
– Desired Boutique Dates (Select at least two preferences of date from the list, in order of preference).
– Briefly describe your work: 
Image #1
Title
Medium
Size/Dimensions
Price (include 20% commission):

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Your complete application must be received by October 26, 2018 to participate in NOV/DEC, or by November 29, 2018 to participate in JAN/FEB/MAR.
All info to be sent to whitespacecollect@gmail.com

Prospectus: 
https://rockfordprojects.weebly.com/whitespace-collect.html
More info on the location: https://www.whitespacecollection.com/

Venture 9/28/18

Venture
Friday, 09/28/2018 – 09/29/2018 09:00 pm – 02:00 am
Naomi’s Garden
650 NW 71st St,
Miami, Florida 33150
Eventbrite
Cost: $10; $15 at door

Venture is to try new things, experiment, and hear a side of Miami you’ve never heard before. Going away from the norm, we’re bringing together rap and dance music. Vendors and artists will be interactive. It’s a peak of the young underground music scene locals seem to miss.

Gallery Night at Cafe Collective 9/15/18

Gallery Night at Cafe Collective
Saturday, 09/15/2018 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Cafe Collective
100 N Federal Hwy Unit C4,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Website
Cost: Free

Gallery Night at Café Collective connects local artists with the community at large.
The venue will transform into a walking gallery, showcasing unique pieces from each artist’s latest collection.
Gallery Night will be held from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Come and enjoy a night of great Art and celebrate amazing artists.

SPF18 Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale 11/10/18

SPF18 Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 11/10/2018 – 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm
FATVillage Project Space
523 NW 1st Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

SPF’18 will take over FATVillage Saturday, November 10, 2018, for an epic, print-happy day of exhibitors, with a market of print, book and zine exhibitors from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Boca Raton, Orlando, Gainesville and beyond, a giant steamroller pressing the largest prints of the fair, live demonstrations of print-making techniques, creation stations and art making activities, a stage of author and poets talks, a cabana with ice cold, locally crafted beer, food trucks and so much more!

SPF’18 will showcase a diverse range of local and regional artists, printers, publishers, authors, poets, bookmakers, designers, zinesters and cultural workers, sharing and exhibiting new work related to printmaking, book making and zine creation.

What is a zine? A zine (/ˈziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is most commonly a small-circulation, self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier or similarly inexpensive means. Zines are usually the product of a single person, or of a very small group. The primary intent is to advance the views of the creator rather than profit, since the time and materials necessary to create a zine are seldom matched by revenue from its sale. Zines tend to deal with subjects that are too controversial or niche for mainstream media.

SPF’18 exhibitors will take over The Projects in FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale, a 8,000+ sq ft warehouse space, celebrating the growing interest and support for independent and small press artists and publishers that have fueled the sub-culture in South Florida for years.

Funding for SPF’18 is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council as well as the following Funds from the Community Foundation of Broward: Fonda and H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr Family Trust Fund, Gary J. Scotto Fund and Mary and Alex Mackenzie Community Impact Fund. Additional funding is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Open to all ages, including service and support animals and well-behaved pets.

Wynwood’s Octoberfest 9/28/18

Wynwood’s Octoberfest
Friday, 09/28/2018 – 09/30/2018 07:00 pm – 02:00 am
Wynwood Marketplace
2250 NW 2nd Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: FREE

Ninth Annual Wynwood’s Octoberfest is Miami’s Largest Bavarian Bier Haus Experience

Ditch that flight to Munich and immerse yourself in Miami’s own re-created Bavarian Bier Haus at Wynwood’s Octoberfest, presented by Sam Adams. For almost a decade, this unique beer festival has been on tap to provide delicious seasonal brews, live music, beer games, and authentic food. This year, fans of the three-day festival will enjoy genuine music and entertainment featuring an accordion player, a Polka Band and Live DJs. In addition, there will be an Artisan Market, Food Trucks, a Grand Photo Booth and dog-friendly activities. The always popular Brewlimpics will test people’s skills with Beer Games, including the Raise the Stein Competition, Giant Jenga, Giant Beer Pong, and Corn Hole.

WHEN:
Friday, September 28th – 7:00PM – 2:00AM
Saturday, September 29th – 2:00PM – 2:00AM
Sunday, September 30th – 12:00PM – 8:00PM

WHERE:
Wynwood Marketplace, 2250 NW 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33127

TICKETS:
It’s FREE to get in, but there are Festive Party Packs available to add to your experience, including:
$15 = Mug, Hat & Beer PACK
$21 = Souvenir Half Liter Stein ($8 Value), Authentic Bavarian Hat ($6 Value), Filled Mug w/Octoberfest Beer ($7 Value), Octoberfest Goodies including Sam Adam’s festival swag, bottle openers and more! (while supplies last)

INFO:
To purchase party packs go to https://www.wynwoodoctoberfest.com/

Sam Adams Octoberfest is brought to you by the crew at SWARM, creators of Grovetoberfest, Wynwood Art Walk, Sprung! Basel House, and many other fun, high-profile events. For the latest news, “like” their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ThisIsOctoberfest/. Follow them on Instagram at @ThisIsOctoberfest, #ThisIsOctoberfest

RAW POP UP / LAB at Brickell City Centre 9/27/18 – 9/30/18

RAW POP UP / LAB at Brickell City Centre
Thursday, 09/27/2018 – 09/30/2018 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brickell City Centre
701 S Miami Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: $15 – $60

RAW POP UP / LAB at Brickell City Centre
September 27th to 30th 2018
#RAWPOPUP #BCC

RAW POP UP is pioneering the Interactive Art Movement (IAM).

RAW POP UP / LAB is a multisensory experiment of art, music, technology, and performance art where guests take on a more active role.

Thirty local and international creators and performers will collaborate as a collective for two weeks to transform a 11,500 square foot raw space into a multisensory experience for you to explore at Brickell City Centre.

RAW POP UP / LAB is giving you the opportunity to support a new economy for creators with a percentage of ticket sales to be divided amongst participating creators and performers.

We invite you into our interactive world and challenge you to become an active participant in creating culture.

THURSDAY 09.27 6PM – 10PM / VIP + PRESS PREVIEW (21+)
Be the first to discover RAW POP UP / LAB’s multisensory experience. Join and meet our 30 creators and learn about the inspiration behind their work and our new creator economy. Enjoy an open bar with a curated cocktail selection by Bombay Sapphire, complimentary light bites by Novecento and delicious gelato by La Centrale. A portion of every ticket will be allocated to all creators and performers.

FRIDAY 09.28 6PM – 1AM / DAY 1 (21+)
Welcome to Day 1 of RAW POP UP / LAB. Step inside RAW POP UP / LAB’s multisensory experience of interactive art installations and live performances featuring a collective of 30 local and international creators and performers. Become a part of our Interactive Art Movement and explore your limitless senses. A portion of every ticket will be allocated to all creators and performers.

SATURDAY 09.29 6PM – 1AM / DAY 2 (21+)
We’re back for Day 2 of RAW POP UP / LAB. Become one with RAW POP UP / LAB’s multisensory experience art installations and live performances featuring a collective of 30 local and international creators and performers. Discover our creators world as you navigate through their immersive installations and delve into the unknown boundaries of your curiosity. A portion of every ticket will be allocated to all creators and performers.

SUNDAY 09.30 12PM – 7PM / DAY 3 (OPEN TO ALL AGES)
RAW POP UP / LAB invites all ages to interact and explore our multisensory experience of immersive art installations and live performances. Take a deeper look, as every aspect of your experience has been created by our participating collective of creators and performers. Ignite the creator in you and become part of our Interactive Art Movement. A portion of every ticket will be allocated to all creators and performers.

Featured Creators: Stereotank, Indra Alam, Aaron Alam, Germane Barnes, Espuma, John Power, Roses et Pivoines, Axel Audio, Home Eleven, Glenda Puente, Zeynap Arolat, Sali Ferad, Jeanne Canto, Joachim Perez, and Amanda Madrigal.

Featured Performers: Amanda + James, Megan Carvajal, Abby Price, Sara Ciampa, Liony Garcia, Kayla Castellon, Briana Alexis Mendez, Nathalie Varona, and Jen Clay.

Featured Musicians: Connor Golden, Brady Watt, Zack Gray, EMAN8, Drea Rose, DJ Lumin, DJ Tony Disco, DJ Max Van de Put, DJ Purpose, and DJ Jesus Rodriguez.

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Brickell City Centre, Miami’s innovative neighborhood in the heart of downtown dedicated to artistry and escaping conformity in a mixed-use space. RAW POP UP shares Brickell City Centre’s passion and philosophy in creating the best cultural experiences within an architecturally significant context.

RAW POP UP disrupts existing visual boundaries found in everyday art context and encourages you to dive into new and ephemeral experiences where you can allow yourself to taste, touch, feel, listen, and actively experience and influence art. Our creators and performers are ready, are you?

A portion of every ticket will be allocated to all creators and performers. Tickets are non-refundable and available at the door. Guests must be 21+ from 09.27 to 09.29. Open to all ages on 09.30.

RAW POP UP / LAB Rules:
– Don’t limit your curiosity but always respect the art
– Dive into each creators world and become one with their work
– Explore, challenge, and awaken your senses

Enter at your own risk. No persons or parties associated with this event are responsible for any occurrences that may result from your entrance. By acquiring this ticket, you understand that performers in this project will be able to touch you as part of their performance.

At any time you may be asked to leave for inappropriate behavior and will not receive a refund. By purchasing a ticket you agree to all of the above and take full responsibility for all of your actions whether intentional or accidental. RAW POP UP and any of their affiliates may not be held responsible in any case.

By purchasing tickets to RAW POP UP / LAB, you agree to sharing your email with our partner Brickell City Centre.

Welcome to RAW POP UP / LAB. #RAWPOPUP #BCC

Questions & Press:
Yasmina Lyazidi
407-744-4494
yl@iamrawpopup.com

Location:
4th Floor
Brickell City Centre
701 S. Miami Ave
Miami, FL. 33130

Gallery Night Launch Party At John Martin’s Irish Pub And Restaurant 9/7/18

Gallery Night Launch Party At John Martin’s Irish Pub And Restaurant
Friday, 09/07/2018 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
John Martin's Irish Pub and Restaurant
253 Miracle Mile,
Miami, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

Join us for our first Gallery Night Launch Party, celebrating local artists with Live Art, Live Music, Karaoke, including special guests @Strive305, and
DJs @DjEazyEddie and @Dr_diskin.
We will offer a complimentary glass of wine to each guest

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC 9/30/18

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC
Sunday, 09/30/2018 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Family Days is on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College offers free admission to families with children and hands-on educational activities designed with the whole family in mind. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours, and other activities sure to be fun for everyone!
Family programs are tailored for children ages 5 to 12 and their families or adult companions. MOAD MDC’s Family Days will enhance your experience of the museum’s current exhibitions, as well as Miami Dade College’s Special Collections Galleries at the Freedom Tower.
Come and join us for a shared learning experience, exploring ideas and creating together.
MOAD MDC’s Family Days Programs take place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. No advance registration is required. Please check our website’s events page for more detailed information. Family Days workshops take place in MOAD MDC’s Educational Lab. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pérez Art Museum Miami To Celebrate The Close of Inside|Out 2018 Program With Community Weekend Celebration 9/1/18

Pérez Art Museum Miami To Celebrate The Close of Inside|Out 2018 Program With Community Weekend Celebration
Saturday, 09/01/2018 – 09/01/2018 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) invites residents of Greater Miami to
celebrate the close of PAMM Inside|Out’s third year with live music by Aroze Twoubadou, Keith Johns Trio and OIGO, art-making on the terrace, and community-inspired giveaways on Saturday, September 1, from 1pm to 4pm, for the museum’s Inside|Out Community Weekend Celebration.

Wynwood Shop – Art Basel 2018 12/6/18 – 12/9/18

Wynwood Shop – Art Basel 2018
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 12/09/2018 03:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Wynwood Shop
196 NW 24th St,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: Free

Get ready for the best event of the year!!! – ART BASEL 2018 – ART – FASHION – PHOTOGRAPHY – DRINKS.

Wynwood Shop will be hosting artists & brands from all over the world at one location. Join us to celebrate art and experience the best in Wynwood. Many Wynwood pioneers will be exhibiting their pieces exclusively at Wynwood Shop. Come meet with Cecilia Freire, Redd, Claudia LaBianca, Dennis Ouch and more. We will also have Shepard Fairey’s prints for sale.

Check out also the latest jewelry and clothing collections from local brands.

* December 6th through December 9th.

~ Thank you for your constant support!

The Salvation Army of Broward County To Host Its Sixth Annual Red Shield ReDesign Bash 10/19/18

The Salvation Army of Broward County To Host Its Sixth Annual Red Shield ReDesign Bash
Friday, 10/19/2018 – 10/19/2018 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
2414 E Sunrise Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: General admission tickets are $125 and VIP tickets are $175, which includes priority seating and a pre-event cocktail reception.

The Salvation Army of Broward County’s sixth annual Red Shield ReDesign Bash at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale is a highly anticipated event centered around a silent and live auction for redesigned, repurposed and transformed furniture and accessories crafted by artists, interior designers and DIY hobbyists. Attendees will enjoy great food, drink and fun as they peruse and bid on a variety of treasures to benefit the Salvation Army’s homeless shelter, feeding, and case management programs.

All proceeds support the homeless shelter, feeding, and case management programs at The Salvation Army of Broward County.

Today, it offers a number of vital programs including its Economic Stability Program, the Open Door Project emergency shelter, a food pantry and transitional family housing.

The Confidante Miami Beach Hotel Presents Skott Marsi’s Art Installation 8/7/18

The Confidante Miami Beach Hotel Presents Skott Marsi’s Art Installation
Thursday, 08/09/2018 – 08/09/2018 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
The Confidante Miami Beach
4041 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

The Confidante Miami Beach, a playful oceanfront oasis in Miami’s mid-beach neighborhood, continues to be a hub for the latest artwork in Miami with its rotating solo art exhibit joined by contemporary street artist and muralist Skott Marsi. The rotating exhibit, which kicked off during the renowned Art Basel in November 2017 and reimagined every eight weeks with a new artist, is one of many curated, unique activities put on by The Confidante for guests and visitors to enjoy.

The rotating art exhibit has debuted a series of diverse, impressive Miami-based artists including Ivan Roque, Claude Charlier, Sam Dobrow and Nestor Arenas. On August 6, Skott will showcase his exhibit “Controlled Chaos” that encompasses abstract, realism paintings.

Raised in Long Island, New York, Skott Marsi is a street artist and muralist. He attended Queens University of Charlotte and studied Graphic Design and Digital Communications. When creating his pieces, Skott draws inspiration from Picasso, Jackson Pollock and Banksy. His work has appeared in galleries across the world – New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, London, Spain, Greece and Milan – and he attains international recognition as a top contemporary street artist. Skott’s installation at The Confidante fuses spray cans and paint to create bold, abstract-colored images to convey modern day pop culture. The artwork draws inspiration based off his Miami experiences. Moving to Miami in 2011, Art Basel opened up his eyes to the Wynwood Arts District and the endless opportunities for artists alike. The installation reflects his experiences throughout these last seven years of living and working in Miami, inspiration from the local community and the artists that he has connected and collaborated with.

The rotating art exhibit, located on the south side end of the hotel’s lobby, is complimentary to hotel guests and visitors.

Paint Like An Ape 8/25/18

Paint Like An Ape
Saturday, 08/25/2018 – 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Frames USA
6822 sw 40th st,
Miami, Florida 33155
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Cost: $29

Have Your Pet Stomp on a 11 x 14 canvas in non-toxic paint to create a master piece! Event held at Frames USA located at 6822 sw 40th street Miami, FL 33155 framesusamiami.com Please preregister …. money being raised is for Center For Great Apes, a 501 c organization to help two chimpanzee and orangutan sancturaries in Florida

Seaper Powers @ Sea Life Festival 8/16/18

Seaper Powers @ Sea Life Festival
Saturday, 08/18/2018 – 03:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Haulover Park
10800 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33154
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Cost: Free

Join adventurous Emma, Oliver the Octopus, and children’s author Kim Cameron for a day of ocean-themed fun at Haulover Park! Solve a mysterious riddle to win special prizes, meet your favorite Seaper Powers characters, and get your very own book signed by the author! It’s all part of Haulover Park’s Sea Life Festival, featuring kite-flying, food trucks, live music, bounce houses, games, and more. Families of all ages will love experiencing the magic of Seaper Powers!

The Riddle Walk takes place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meet and greet your favorite characters starting at 7:30! Festival admission and parking are free!

Seaper Powers is a whimsical series of illustrated adventure books for children ages 5-9. The books take young readers on a magical journey of imagination and ocean adventure, along the way communicating positive messages about self-confidence, friendship, and environmental conservation. Learn more at www.seaperpowers.com!

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @SeaperPowers

Building Up! Cooperative Urban Reengineering, Alejandro Haiek (LAB.PRO.FAB, Venezuela) 9/28/18

Building Up! Cooperative Urban Reengineering, Alejandro Haiek (LAB.PRO.FAB, Venezuela)
Friday, 09/28/2018 – 07:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Award-winning Venezuelan architect Alejandro Haiek co-founded LAB.PRO.FAB (Project and Fabrication Laboratory) in the early 2000s to address social, political, and environmental issues through a collaborative architectural practice. Working outside official channels in the slums of Caracas, he has initiated bottom-up, community-based projects and built unconventional structures that encourage social diversity, community empowerment, cultural activism, and sustainability. This presentation will focus on two of LAB.PRO.FAB’s innovative and subversive projects that reimagine relations between public landscapes, post-industrial ecologies, and political networks.

“New Mount Olive Baptist Church 1918-2018: Celebrating 100 Years of Worshipping God, Serving Humanity and Embracing Our Community” Exhibit Opens at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society 8/11/18

“New Mount Olive Baptist Church 1918-2018: Celebrating 100 Years of Worshipping God, Serving Humanity and Embracing Our Community” Exhibit Opens at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
Sunday, 08/11/2018 – 09/28/2018 02:00 pm –
New River Inn
231 SW Second Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: General admission ($15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under.

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will highlight the centennial of one of the region’s historic landmarks with the opening of “New Mount Olive Baptist Church 1918-2018: Celebrating 100 Years of Worshipping God, Serving Humanity and Embracing our Community” exhibit on Saturday, August 11, at 2 p.m. The exhibit will remain on display through Friday, September 28, at The New River Inn on the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society Campus (231 SW Second Avenue).

In honor of New Mount Olive Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale’s 100th Anniversary on November 25, this exhibit will pay reverence to the church’s tradition of community service and document its path to becoming one of the most influential and dynamic religious institutions in the Fort Lauderdale community. Visitors will be greeted by video messages from the last three pastors of the church – Rev. George E. Weaver, Dr. Mack King Carter and Dr. Marcus D. Davidson – who have led the church for over 55 years accompanied by music which has been essential to the church. Archival photographs, including of three of the eight founding members of the church from 1918, and the histories of New Mount Olive’s influential leaders, theologians and valiant agents of change (past and present) who attracted and unified congregants will also be featured. These individuals worked to revitalize low and moderate-income communities by providing strategic programs that promoted economic development, created jobs and focused on strengthening families through public service, affordable housing, and entrepreneurial ventures

The exhibit is curated by the New Mount Olive Baptist Church Anniversary and History Committee under the leadership of Tony Thompson.

RedEye Beyond 7/14/18

RedEye Beyond
Saturday, 07/14/2018 – 07/14/2018 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ArtServe
1350 E Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: $15-100

Live bands. Indie films. Spoken word. Live art. A surprise at every turn! RedEye dares you to let loose as artists of every genre create a wild underground art extravaganza.

Nathan Leight: Ecclesiastes On My Mind 5/11/18- 7/7/18

Nathan Leight: Ecclesiastes On My Mind
Tuesday, 05/11/2018 – 07/07/2018 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Nader Latin American Art Museum
62NE 27ST,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

Nader Art Museum Latin America is pleased to present Nathan Leight: Ecclesiastes On My Mind. The show consists of photographs that illuminate the often-underappreciated triumphs of our daily being. The images vary in subject and in geographical location, and through them runs a common thread of engagement, chance, and wonder. For more information please contact us at art@garynader.com

Walkthrough with Monarchs Curator Risa Puleo 6/16/18

Walkthrough with Monarchs Curator Risa Puleo
Saturday, 06/16/2018 – 01:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is presenting the group exhibition “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” through Aug. 5, 2018. Curated by Risa Puleo, the exhibition features the works of 37 artists who are from or living in the path of the monarch butterfly and are separated into conceptual categories including indigenous, immigrant and assimilated.


Curator and Critic, Risa Puleo will offer participants an engaging and enlightening gallery tour of “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” during its first stop on its traveling exhibition tour at MOCA.

The Confidante Miami Beach Hotel Presents Nestor Arenas’ Art Installation 5/31/18

The Confidante Miami Beach Hotel Presents Nestor Arenas’ Art Installation
Thursday, 05/31/2018 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
The Confidante Miami Beach
4041 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Cost: Free

The Confidante Miami Beach unveils its next installation of the hotel’s rotating solo art exhibit. The installation is Cuban artist, Nestor Arenas’ “Transformers Landscapes”. Arenas’ installation will include an imaginary reflection on the possible futures of Cuba and Cuban culture. Depicting a process of transition, the art will offer a look into the failure of the communist utopia of the Revolution and the new socio-culture scenario opened by the relations between Cuban and the United States. Throughout the artist meet-and-greet, Bird & Bone will offer happy hour specials including half off beer, wine and specialty cocktails.