Latin For Glory Seven Fires Art Exhibit 5/3/19

Latin For Glory Seven Fires Art Exhibit
Friday, 05/03/2019 – 05/19/2019 11:00 am – 06:00 pm
Paradise Plaza
3547, 151 NE 41st St. #223,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

Local artist Latin for Glory will be presenting her newest art series titled Seven Fires from May 3 – 19. This is the artist’s first ever painting collection and it celebrates the elements: Fire, Light, Earth, Water and Metal. A series of events will also take place at a pop-up in Paradise Plaza at the Miami Design District over the course of three weekends. Attendees will also get the chance to meet and greet the artist when they visit the exhibition. The exhibition is open Monday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (with the exception of May 12th, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.).

The Garter – “The 420 Edition” 4/20/19

The Garter – “The 420 Edition”
Saturday, 04/20/2019 – 09:00 pm – 12:00 am
Barter Wynwood
255 NW 27th Terrace,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: Free

Miami’s Award-Winning Moon River Cabaret returns for another monthly installment of The GARTER at Barter
with The “I Love You Maryjane” Edition
– An Evening of Herb-Infused Burlesque, Comedy, & Song –

Moon River Cabaret celebrates April 20th, a date synonymous with 420 and everything Marijuana, using it as the backdrop for another monthly spectacular spectacle produced at Wynwood’s hottest new venue, Barter!

This show will have a full out Maryjane infused musical playlist with all of our Burlesque performers dancing to classic weed hazed tunes and modern burnt blunt bumping tracks guaranteed to even contact buzz the non-smokers! Our standup comedians will be re-hashing all their old burn-out jokes and stories of living in the green cloud!

Full Bar, Full Service! Food, Tapas, & Bottle Specials During the Show! Try the CBD-infused Kambucha to pair with your dinner!

Featuring:
The British Invasion with legs from here to eternity, Miss Aurora Natrix. The Classy Brawd with a fiery new pair she likes to bare, Jezebelle Red. The Scientist of Sexy, Ruby Tesla. The Reigning Queen of the 2018 International Latin & Hispanic Burlesque Festival, La Prima Latina of Miami, Head Mistress of Moon River Cabaret, Sofia Luna.

Hosted by Miami’s Bad Boy of Burlesque, your Master of Ceremonies, Rio Dios Mio. Your Standup Comedians for the evening are Pauley McPaulerson and DannyMiami Reyes.

This is an indoor sit-down cabaret show and will have Service staff available throughout the evening. There is an outside area with a food truck & grill, 2 bars, and a DJ from 3pm till close IF you’d like to arrive well before we open doors to the indoor venue.
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***DISCLAIMER***

BARTER WYNWOOD & MOON RIVER CABARET IN NO WAY ENDORSE, SPONSOR, OR WILL PERMIT ANY ILLEGAL SELLING, TEACHING, OR CONSUMPTION OF MMJ, THC, OR CBD PRODUCTS IN OR AROUND THE VENUE OR IN OUR SHOW. NO SMOKING INSIDE THE VENUE. ONLY OUTDOORS.
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SEATING BEGINS AT 8:30pm with the show commencing at 9:30pm. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE DOOR. TICKETS ARE $20 for VIP (tables up in front of the stage action) and $10 for General Admission & Available through Eventbrite. CLICK THE LINK BELOW! ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS.

Flash Photography and touching of the performers IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

Please be sure to bring plenty of small bills to TIP our performers. $1’s are Nice but $5’s to $20’s add more spice!

10 Days of Connection / Connect Miami 5/1/19, 5/2/19, 5/3/19, 5/4/19, 5/5/19, 5/6/19, 5/7/19, 5/8/19, 5/9/19, 5/10/19


10 Days of Connection / Connect Miami
Wednesday, 05/01/2019 – 05/10/2019 08:00 am – 10:00 pm
CIC Miami
1951 NW 7th Ave #600,
Miami, Florida 33136
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Cost: Free

10 Days of Connection is a community-led initiative to promote kindness and inclusion in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. From May 1-10, participants are invited to attend connection experiences hosted by more than 100 local organizations, and are challenged to step outside of their comfort zone to forge new connections across lines of difference.

In recent years, people have become increasingly divided across lines of difference. Incidents of hate have increased, and tolerance for differing ideas has decreased. For ten days each year, we challenge the entire community to break down silos and engage in acts of connection, to build empathy, to increase understanding, and to refocus on our shared humanity.

Join in! Our community will be stronger when we all commit to focusing on what unites us instead of what divides us. A full calendar of events is available at http://bit.ly/ConnectionEvents2019.

Join the conversation by following @ConnectMiami on Facebook, @10dofc on Twitter and Instagram, and by using the hashtag #10DaysOfConnection to share your experience. Learn more at.

For more information visit, http://bit.ly/10DaysOfConnection.

Contact:
For additional information and/or questions contact:
Joan Marie Godoy
www.hello@10daysofconnection.org
(786) 327-3634

Pride Lights The Night 4/1/19

Pride Lights The Night
Monday, 04/01/2019 – 07:00 am –
1111 Lincoln Road
1111 Lincoln Rd,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Free

Miami Beach Pride will once again pay tribute to the victims, families, and friends of the Pulse nightclub shooting through its third annual “Pride Lights the Night” event produced by the Lincoln Road Business Improvement District (BID). Join the City of Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber and the city commissioners as they show solidarity for the LGBTQ community at the third annual event on Lincoln Road.

“Pride Lights the Night” is a tribute to the individuals lost during the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Buildings and structures throughout the Greater Miami area will be lit with rainbow colors, fly rainbow flags, or debut LGBTQ-themed window displays in support. As part of this tribute, the Lincoln Road BID has invited Pulse survivor Josean Garcia to “Flip the Switch” and illuminate the iconic 1111 parking garage. We invite you to join us at this spectacular and meaning event!

Pérez Art Museum & HistoryMiami Miami Stories at NWS 4/6/2019

Pérez Art Museum & HistoryMiami Miami Stories at NWS
Saturday, 04/06/2019 – 06:30 pm – 09:00 pm
New World Center
500 17th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139,
Miami, Florida 33139
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Cost: FREE

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and HistoryMiami Museum have partnered on a special project to preserve and record our community’s memories of favorite arts and culture moments in South Florida, in connection with PAMM’s anniversary exhibition, The Gift of Art.

As part of the HistoryMiami Museum’s “Miami Stories” program, the collaboration invites members of the South Florida community to share their favorite Miami arts and culture memories at a series of upcoming events. HistoryMiami Museum will be on-site during the remaining events with its Miami Stories recording booth, operated by an interviewer who will be asking a series of questions to capture personal stories of life in the Magic City.

The recordings will become a permanent part of HistoryMiami Museum’s ongoing program, Miami Stories. These recordings will be archived at the museum, and may be published in the Miami Herald or broadcast on the radio through WLRN.

The next event in a series of “Miami Stories” events is set to take place at New World Symphony in Miami Beach, FL on Saturday, April 6 from 6:30–9:30pm. A complete list of event dates, locations and details follows.

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 6:30–9:30 pm

New World Symphony | Making Mozart WALLCAST® Concert: New World Symphony WALLCAST® concerts, Presented by Citi, allow you to experience live classical music performances throughout the season at SoundScape Park through a striking use of visual and audio technology on the soaring, 7,000-square-foot projection wall of the New World Center.

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 1:00–4:00 pm

Pérez Art Museum Miami | PAMM Free Second Saturdays: A monthly program for museum visitors, PAMM Free Second Saturdays features hands-on activities for children and adults as well as guided tours.

Speculative Machine IV: Workshop for A Sustainable Culture 4/6/19

Speculative Machine IV: Workshop for A Sustainable Culture
Saturday, 04/06/2019 – 03:00 pm –
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Beka Economopoulos (Founding Director of The Natural History Museum) and Jason Jones (Co-Founder and Creative Director of Not An Alternative, a collective working at the intersection of art, activism, and pedagogy) lead a workshop on how citizens of Miami and the cultural sector can make positive contributions to the climate movement.

Support for The Speculative Machine and SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat is provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, this.nordic, Funding Arts Network, the Danish Arts Foundation, and the Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs.

Speculative Machine III: Hard Evidence: The Visibilities and Invisibilities of a Changing Climate 4/4/19

Speculative Machine III: Hard Evidence: The Visibilities and Invisibilities of a Changing Climate
Thursday, 04/04/2019 – 07:00 pm –
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Dr. Brian J. Soden (Professor at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science) along with Beka Economopoulos and Jason Jones (co-founders of The Natural History Museum and Not An Alternative, a collective working at the intersection of art, activism, and theory) discuss the politics that shape visual representations of nature, strategies for presenting scientific fact, and the responsibility of cultural institutions to respond to the climate crisis.

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 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
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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.

Yue Sorority 3/7/19

Yue Sorority
Sunday, 03/07/2019 – 03/14/2019 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Yue sorority
NE 59 th Terrace,
MIAMI, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

You wanna know more about our plasti choregraphy project? Women come and join us to have fun and dance around a wonderfull project in Miami!!

I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes 3/9/19

I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes
Saturday, 03/09/2019 – 03/09/2019 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th St.,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

In celebration of Women’s History Month, MOCA is hosting “I See You: A Conversation with Jae Jarrell and Jeffreen Hayes,” a special event on Saturday, March 9 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. During the event, exhibiting artist and AFRICOBRA founder Jae Jarrell and “AFRICOBRA: Messages to The People” curator Jeffreen Hayes, Ph.D. will host a conversation and walkthrough surrounding MOCA’s exhibition which celebrates the founding of AFRICOBRA – the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s.

Paradise from Land to Sea: Photography of JohnBob Carlos at History Fort Lauderdale 3/3/19

Paradise from Land to Sea: Photography of JohnBob Carlos at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 03/03/2019 – 05/22/2019 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $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, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will host its newest visual arts exhibit entitled “Paradise from Land to Sea: Photography of JohnBob Carlos” from March 3 – May 22, 2019. Photographs artistically capturing the beauty and majesty of Florida’s coastal vistas, skies and wildlife will be on display at the New River Inn.

JohnBob Carlos, a native Floridian and photographer, captures images of Florida’s wildlife, landscapes, cultures, and waterways. His art of the lens is his means for creating a voice for Florida’s nature and preserving Florida’s culture. At a young age he felt a calling to paddle, hike, fish, and explore the Everglades. He was at home among the hammocks, swamps, strands, animals, Mangrove Islands and Florida’s wild. In recent years Carlos has become deeply concerned about the state of Florida’s nature – the devastation of these areas mostly due to money, development, pollution, business and politics. He continues to realistically document the beauty and wonder of the world around us and uses his lens to focus on the region’s need for the greater conservation and preservation of resources.

Presented by History Fort Lauderdale, bringing 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.

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC 2/24/19

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC
Sunday, 02/24/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Date & Time: Sunday, February 24, 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

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.

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.

Mad Hatter Arts Festival with Artisan and Vintage Market Place 3/16/19, 3/17/19


Mad Hatter Arts Festival with Artisan and Vintage Market Place

Saturday, 03/16/2019 – 03/17/2019 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
The Barnacle Historic State Park and Main Highway
3485 Main Highway,
Miami, Florida 33133
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Cost: Free with $2 Park Entrance Movie Sat. evening $5 for ages 12-adult $4 ages 6-12 $3 ages 2-5

The Mad Hatter is well-loved 2 day Family event featuring original Art, Artisans with handmade items, Vintage Vendors, Live Music, Down the Rabbit Hole Beer Garden, Children’s Tea Party with Alice, Food Vendors, Tours of the Historic House, Contests and more. On Saturday evening at 8 PM we drop the large screen from The Barnacle Historic House and show the original Disney Classic Alice in Wonderland movie – so grab a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the movie under the stars. madhatterartsfestival@yahoo.com and Facebook @madhatterartsfestival

Speculative Machine I: Tools for a Thawing World 2/21/19

Speculative Machine I: Tools for a Thawing World
Thursday, 02/21/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: FREE

Gean Moreno (Curator of Programs at ICA Miami) and Stefanie Wakefield (urban geographer and Visiting Assistant Professor in Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College at The New School, New York) deliver an experimental lecture on how artists such as SUPERFLEX suggest new ways of reckoning with Miami’s rising sea levels and soaring inequalities. Their presentation will be followed by a discussion on the tension between scientific, philosophical, aesthetic, and activist discourses.

 

Speculative Machine II: Specters of Climate, Community, and Corruption 2/28/19

Speculative Machine II: Specters of Climate, Community, and Corruption
Thursday, 02/28/2019 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: FREE

This panel discussion explores how communities in Miami are affected by the interrelated issues of climate, gentrification, and corruption. It pays particular attention to trends within the cultural sector that either combat, or contribute to, the crisis, and it considers both the exposed and hidden manifestations of corruption upon the city’s urban landscape. Participants include George Yúdice (Professor of critical theory and cultural studies at the University of Miami, and Director of the Miami Observatory on Communication and Creative Industries), Timothy A. Barber (Executive Director of the Black Archives in Overtown, and former member of the City of Miami Historic and Environmental Preservation Board), and Mariana Boldu (Landscape Architect and Director of Resilience Design at Curtis + Rogers Design Studio, and Board Member of the City of Miami Sea Level Rise Committee).

DigiMarCon Cruise 2019 – Digital Marketing Conference At Sea 7/7/19

DigiMarCon Cruise 2019 – Digital Marketing Conference At Sea
Sunday, 07/07/2019 – 07/14/2019 11:00 am – 06:00 pm
Royal Caribbean "Harmony of the Seas" Cruise Ship
9005 Charles M Rowland Drive,
Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
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Cost: $797

If you want to be successful in digital marketing, you can’t miss the 5th annual DigiMarCon Cruise 2019!

DigiMarCon Cruise 2019 Digital Marketing Conference At Sea will be held from July 7th to 14th, 2019. Whatever your goal is; reinforcing customer loyalty, improving lead generation, increasing sales, or driving stronger consumer engagement, the DigiMarCon Cruise 2019 line up has been specifically designed to help you develop your audience.

Immerse yourself in topics like digital strategy, programmatic advertising, web experience management, usability / design, mobile marketing & retargeting, customer engagement, user acquisition, social media marketing, targeting & optimization, video marketing, data science & big data, web analytics & A/B testing, email marketing, content marketing, conversion rate optimization, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, geo-targeting, predictive analysis & attribution, growth hacking, conversion rate optimization, growth marketing tools, marketing & sales automation, sustainable growth strategies, product marketing & UX / UI and much, much more!

Over the course of 7 days onboard the Royal Caribbean ‘Harmony of the Seas’ Cruise Ship, departing Orlando (Port Canaveral), Florida, sailing to CocoCay (Bahamas), Costa Maya (Mexico), Roatan (Honduras), Cozumel (Mexico) and back, DigiMarCon Cruise 2019 offers all of the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Awesome keynotes, expert panels, plus solutions providers and their tools for digital marketing – all in a dynamic, community-based setting. Conventional thought will be challenged, new ways of thinking will emerge, and you will leave with your head and notebook full of action items and ideas to lead your agency / team / account to even greater success. With plenty of networking opportunities, it is the perfect place to build a professional network, find business partners, generate new ideas, and learn.

Be a part of DigiMarCon Cruise 2019 and discover how to thrive and succeed as a marketer in a rapidly evolving digital world. Secure your seat now and take advantage of our discounted super early bird registration rates. For more details visit https://digimarconcruise.com.

Archiving Your Family History 1/26/19

Archiving Your Family History
Saturday, 01/26/2019 – 11:30 am –
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th St,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

The Black Archives Miami will share tips and tricks on starting your family archive, completing research at the Archives and building a strong repository to pass on for generations. Black Archives archivist, Jocelyn Hurtado, will lead a workshop on how to use the Archives and other databases to conduct genealogical and historical research. Join MOCA for a short presentation on the collections housed at the Black Archives and how to access them for your own archival interests. Bring your questions and family information (names, dates of birth, place of birth, etc.) to learn how to begin to research and archive your family history.

Book Presentation | The Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century 1/25/19

Book Presentation | The Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century
Friday, 01/25/2019 – 08:00 pm – 09:30 pm
Books and Books
265 Aragon Ave.,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

This book by Drs. Alejandro Portes and Ariel Armony traces the history of Miami’s rise and the simultaneous emergence of a highly diverse but contentious ethnic mosaic. The existential threat to the future of the city posed by a rising ocean makes Miami a key case study for the pros and cons of present day, capitalist-led globalization.

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
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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.

Amerant Bank, formerly known as Mercantil Bank, host Camillus House Art Exhibit 12/7/18

Amerant Bank, formerly known as Mercantil Bank, host Camillus House Art Exhibit
Friday, 12/07/2018 – 01/01/2019 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Amerant Bank formerly Mercantil Bank
220 Alhambra Circle,
Coral Gables, Florida 33155
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Cost: Free

Amerant Bank, formerly known as Mercantil Bank, will host a month long art exhibit featuring work of clients from Camillus House. All art pieces from the exhibit will be available for purchase and will benefit Camillus House’s art therapy program, which serves as a form of therapy and self-expression for the clients it serves. The exhibit will be on display and open to the public at the lobby of the Amerant Bank’s headquarters in Coral Gables throughout the holidays. To learn more about the exhibit and how you can purchase the featured art by Camillus House clients, please contact Andria Hanley at Camillus House at ahanley@camillus.org.

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.

Food Porn Art Exhibit with Award Winning Chefs and Artists at Naked Taco! 12/6/18

Food Porn Art Exhibit with Award Winning Chefs and Artists at Naked Taco!
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Naked Taco
111 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL,
miami beach, Florida 33139
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Cost:

Calling all art and foodie enthusiasts! Naked Taco, located in the prime of South Beach, has teamed up with extremely talented artists and brilliant chefs to bring to life a Food Porn Art Exhibit. It took 3 award winning chefs teaming up with 3 phenomenal artists and 3 stunning influencers to create art pieces that showcase the sexual side of food. Food Porn Art Exhibit features @wallflowe12 Photography by Michael Leoncio, Jay “JBon” Bonadio JR @TheUnsigned, and Peterson Guerrier @Mr_Guerrier joined forces with award-winning Chefs Ralph Pagano, Brad Kilgore, and Max Santiago to create art pieces unlike any other.

Seen through the lens and photographed for the food-meets-art collaboration are influencers Bibiana Julian, TV personality, Astrid Bavaresco and one of Miami’s top females DJ’s, Michelle Pooch. Each photograph went through a process of artistic expressions created by Michael Leoncio @Wall- flowe12, Jay “JBon” Bonadio JR @TheUnsigned, and Peterson Guerrier. All three artists alongside the chefs brought a different and unique aspect to each art piece.

Michael Leoncio, known as @wallflowe12, is well known for tastefully depicting the nude human form with his images of masked nude models. Jbon, also known as “The Unsigned Artist”, has been shaking up the art scene for over a decade while keeping a low profile. Starting as a silk screen artist at the age of 15, he has evolved those skills into an original, luxurious “Neo- Mosaic” shattered glass concept of collections that he creates today. And last, but definitely not least Peterson Guerrier; known for creating artwork on canvases which are unique to properly showcase his style. Using a traditional fine art technique fused with an urban flare my work takes turns speaking jazz in a midnight setting, and bleeding emotions from an animalistic perspective.

LA Kennedy Solo Debut and Exhibit at The Generator Miami with Intimate Cocktail Reception 12/6/18 – 12/7/18

LA Kennedy Solo Debut and Exhibit at The Generator Miami with Intimate Cocktail Reception
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Generator Hostel Miami
3120 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Seattle-based artist LA Kennedy makes her solo debut and exhibit at The Generator Miami on December 6 & 7 with an intimate reception from 6 – 9pm both nights. Attendees will enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres, a hosted bar and conversations with the artist.

Self-described as an “interpreter”, LA Kennedy is best known for her high contrast, monochromatic images of American pop culture icons. The self-taught artist draws inspiration from music legends while merging pop art influences from Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. Her ability to hear colors while seeing sounds, allow her to translate audio into the visual, creating awe-inspiring textured images on the canvas. The unique juxtaposition of crisp imagery and rough texture, pull you in and dare you to reach out and touch the canvas.

Patricia Field Art Fashion Gallery 11/29/18

Patricia Field Art Fashion Gallery
Thursday, 11/29/2018 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wynwood
184 NW 27 street,
miami, Florida 33127
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Cost:

Patricia Field Art Fashion Show and Gallery!
Runway Show begins at 8pm
Complimentary cocktails and light bites
Hosted by: Alan T
DJ: William Francis
Featured Artists: ThesePinkLips | Madly Made | Scooter Laforge | Studmuffin NYC | Jody Morlock | Lara Padilla | Kevin McHugh | Steven Wine | SSIK Designs | Steven Cogle | Ben Copperwheat | David Dalrymple | Suzan Pitt | Dafne | Resin | Wolfeyes & Introducing Dope Tavio

Celebrate Art Basel with Ritual Installation at Arte by Antonio Citterio 12/3/18

Celebrate Art Basel with Ritual Installation at Arte by Antonio Citterio
Monday, 12/03/2018 – 12/09/2018 05:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Arte by Antonio Citterio
8955 Collins Avenue,
Surfside, Florida 33154
Website
Cost: Free

Come celebrate Art Basel and Design Miami/ week with a custom video art installation projected directly on the 12-story building, which spans more than an acre. Inspired by the beauty of the building itself, the installation will be projected on the front façade of the building visible from Collins Avenue starting on Monday, December 3 through Sunday, December 9, from 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm each night.

The one-of-a-kind video work titled “Ritual” is being brought to life in a collaboration between artist Sophia Hanover and designer and producer Stuart Parr. Sophia Hanover’s firm Thinkcraft is an experience design studio in New York, which has worked with Frank Gehry, Facebook, Instagram and Sonos. Stuart Parr is a multidisciplinary entrepreneur, product and architectural designer, and film producer. He is known for designing Clearhouse, Marble House, the penthouse at HL23 and the MV Agusta/Magni Tributo motorcycle, and for producing notable films such as “8 Mile” and “Southpaw.”

“Ritual” will light up the night with a series of enchanting and luminous marine scenes.

The Art Plug Power House 12/5/18 – 12/8/18

The Art Plug Power House
Wednesday, 12/05/2018 – 12/08/2018 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
The Art Plug Powerhouse
1440 NW 21th St.,
Miami, Florida 33142
Website
Cost: 15

Miami-based curator and art world personality, Marcel Katz has announced his new conceptual platform, The Art Plug Power House, debuting Wednesday, December 5th during Miami Art Week 2018 (Art Basel Miami). Produced by Katz and bespoke art agency, The Art Plug, its first iteration titled “The Art Plug Power House” will feature 27 contemporary artists from across the globe, including the likes of Aholsniffsglue, Ketnipz, CB Hoyo, Black Tape Project’s Joel Alvarez and more. Katz has hand selected artists, from various creative disciplines, to join forces in converting a 30,000 square foot police-impound in Allapattah, into a multi-faceted space exhibiting sensory artworks and installations.

The Art Plug Power House is a playground for experimentation, mixing different mediums of art and culture. The conceptual platform, powered by High Hemp, features over 30 interactive works and installations designed to heighten the senses to a whole new degree. The Art Plug Power House is Katz’ effort to disrupt the conventional way consumers engage with art.
The Art Plug Power House will kick off with an opening Vernissage on Wednesday, December 5th, and private viewing on Thursday, December 6th (by appointment only). Following the preview, the 2-day public exhibition will begin on Friday, December 7th through Saturday, December 8th. Single day tickets are $15/pp and multi-day tickets are $20/pp. To purchase tickets and learn more information, please visit www.theartplugpowerhouse.com or follow on Instagram at @theartplugpowerhouse.

Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines, A Fine Art Exhibit, at History Fort Lauderdale 11/16/18 – 1/28/19

Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines, A Fine Art Exhibit, at History Fort Lauderdale
Friday, 11/16/2018 – 01/28/2019 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Website
Cost: Varies

History Fort Lauderdale presents a full spectrum of contemporary works by multi-generational Native American artists. Honoring the history of the land we now call Fort Lauderdale and the legacy of Seminole Tribe ancestors, “Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines” fine art exhibit will be the centerpiece of the history museum’s Native America Heritage Month celebration featuring works from Elgin Jumper, Jimmy Osceola, Jessica Osceola, Gordon Oliver Wareham, Brian Zepeda, Erica Deitz, Samuel Tommie and Stephanie Hall. The exhibit runs through January 28, 2019.

Free with Museum Admission; 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.

“Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines,” is part of History Fort Lauderdale’s “Fall in Love” Florida resident discount program. “Fall in Love” will offer residents a chance to experience history in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale, participate in activities and view new exhibits at 50% off general admission each visit through November 30 (some exclusions apply) and receive 25% off of a $100 yearly membership which includes admission to hundreds of museums around the US through the Southeast Museums Reciprocal Program.*

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

About History Fort Lauderdale
History Fort Lauderdale, formerly known as Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, 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. History Fort Lauderdale is located at 219 Southwest Second Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Museum hours are Monday – Friday from noon – 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

ArtBasel Collective Juried Exhibition of The National League of American Pen Women 12/6/18

ArtBasel Collective Juried Exhibition of
The National League of American Pen Women

Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Art Serve
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Website
Cost: Free

ArtBasel Collective Juried Exhibition of
The National League of American Pen Women
Coral Gables – Ft. Lauderdale – Boca Raton Branches
Curated by Caroline Parker

Art, music and refreshments.

Prominent Miami-Based Artist, Arturo Rodríguez, Exhibits New Work at Coconut Grove’s LnS Gallery 11/17/18

Prominent Miami-Based Artist, Arturo Rodríguez, Exhibits New Work at Coconut Grove’s LnS Gallery
Saturday, 11/17/2018 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
LnS Gallery
2610 SW 28th Lane,
Miami, Florida 33133
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Cost: FREE

LnS GALLERY continues their second fall exhibition season with ARCIMBOLDO’S GHOSTS, a visual treasure hunt alighting heart and intellect by Cuban-born, American artist Arturo Rodríguez, one of Miami’s most prominent and achieved artists. Visitors will feast sensorially through his work on Saturday, November 17 for an opening reception in Coconut Grove. The series contemplates the muniments of art history, responding with “a love letter to painting”. The accompanying catalog features essays by two special guest contributors: art historian, professor, and author Alejandro Anreus, Ph.D., as well as art curator, critic, and journalist Lilly Wei.
During four decades of his career, Arturo Rodriguez has received numerous accolades and has been part of 20 personal exhibitions worldwide. The artist’s works are collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and profuse private and public international collectors.

Opening Reception
Saturday, November 17, 2018
6:00-9:00 p.m.

ALSO:
Coconut Grove’s First Saturday Reception
Saturday, December 1, 2018
6:00-9:00 p.m.
With a special guitar performance by Alberto Puerto
Scheduled from 6:00-6:30 p.m.

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
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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

Hive 12/6/18

Hive
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 12/09/2018 04:00 pm – 03:00 am
Wynwood Market Place
2250 NW 2nd Ave,
maimi, Florida 33127
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Cost:

Escape to HIVE located in the Heart of Wynwood during Art Basel Miami for an experience unlike any other!

HIVE, located in the heart of Wynwood during Art Basel, will be offering a complimentary four-day cocktail & culinary village for all Art Basel go-ers. This four day event will create a swanky and chic atmosphere, allowing guests to feel at ease and experience the best Wynwood has to offer.
Event dates are below:
Thursday, December 6: 4PM -3AM. Friday, December 7:3PM-5AM, Saturday, December 8: noon-5AM, Sunday, December 9: noon-9PM

Coral Springs Museum of Art New Exhibitions Artist Reception 12/6/18

Coral Springs Museum of Art New Exhibitions Artist Reception
Thursday, 12/06/2018 – 12/06/2018 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Coral Springs Museum of Art
2855A Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065,
Coral Springs, Florida 33065
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

Join the Coral Springs Museum of Art for an artist reception featuring environmental painter Elizabeth Thompson, abstract artist Sally Cooper, and Miami-based fine artist Alvaro Labañino, while enjoying light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. Labañino and Thompson’s exhibits will be on display through Saturday, March 2, 2019 and Cooper’s exhibit will be on display through Saturday, December 29, 2018.

Elizabeth Thompson: “Elizabeth Thompson”
Thompson went to Paris, France in 1976 after graduating college for a Fellowship, where she met her future husband and grew her art. Thompson’s work has always been inspired by “the power of space”- painting beaches, the Paris architecture and Florida landscapes. After inspiration from multiple landscapes, such as the Everglades and her trip to Africa, Thompson began to incorporate “a multitude of local, natural images, illustrating the cyclical relationship between life and death.” Thompson’s art has always centered on the careful observation of nature, poetic isolation and the juxtaposition of handmade work in a machine-made world.

Sally Cooper: “Journey to Abstraction”
Abstract artist Sally Cooper has been painting her entire life, but in the mid-nineties Cooper moved from “detailed representational work” towards the abstract. By 2000, Cooper’s artistic style evolved into explosions of color, markings and movement. Cooper’s surface is “built, destroyed and erased again” with vigorous brush strokes to create a subtle and sensitive history of what has been “until from chaos, a beautiful painting is created.”

Alvaro Labañino – “Echoes of Silence”
Alvaro Labañino, born in Miami, Florida from working-class immigrant parents, was the first in his family to graduate from Miami-Dade college and then continue to obtain his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Florida International University. Miami-based fine artist Labañino creates paintings that function as thresholds to his mind, portraying a world of thoughts, life experiences, dreams, nightmares and fears, materializing in the form of personal objects, domestic spaces and landscapes. Labañino’s paintings are systematically structured, with images segmented into flat contour colors, interacting at various intensities and temperatures to depict his intended disposition. Labañino’s inspiration thrives from the extensive history of art, the School of London, the German Expressionists and his hometown of Miami, Fl.

Jazz at MOCA x Ashley Pezzotti Jazz Quartet 11/30/18

Jazz at MOCA x Ashley Pezzotti Jazz Quartet
Friday, 11/30/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
Website
Cost: Free

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is proud to present a special performance by award-winning jazz vocalist, Ashley Pezzotti, as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. Pezzotti captures the hearts of her audience with her extensive repertoire and roots in traditional jazz and bebop. Recognized as a young voice with an old soul, Pezzotti performs with a level of maturity that is far beyond her years with her style reminiscent of the great Anita O’Day and June Christy. At the young age of 22, Pezzotti has already performed with numerous GRAMMY Award-winning artists including Dave Holland, Keith Urban, Latin singer Juanes, Jon Secada, Delfeayo Marsalis, and Arturo Sandoval.

Bakehouse Art Complex Opens “Collectivity” Curated by 17-year-old Quinn Harrelson 11/3/18, 3/31/19

Bakehouse Art Complex Opens “Collectivity” Curated by 17-year-old Quinn Harrelson
Saturday, 11/03/2018 – 03/31/2019 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Bakehouse Art Complex
561 NW 32nd Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
Website
Cost: Free

Bakehouse Art Complex and its 50+ artists-in-residence invite you to an exhibition opening. Bakehouse will inaugurate Collectivity, a site-specific, juried exhibition curated by Quinn Harrelson, featuring new works by Bakehouse artists Domingo Castillo, Robert Chambers, Cara Dodge, A.G., Christina Pettersson, Midnight Thrift, Michelle Lisa Polissaint, Midnight Thrift, Sterling Rook and Nicole Salcedo, and Troy Simmons. Free to the public, this “made in Miami” must-see exhibit focuses on the power of the individual and the collective and each installation interprets the theme in a different way. Bakehouse Art Complex is a representation of what is making Miami a hard city to beat for its arts and pop culture. It’s a one-stop shop with galleries, exhibition space and full of local artists working in their on-site studios.

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.

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Presents The Donald J Trump Presidential Twitter Library 10/26/18, 10/27/18, 10/28/18

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Presents The Donald J Trump Presidential Twitter Library
Friday, 10/26/2018 – 10/28/2018 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Emanuel Luxury Venue
1723 Washington Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: Free

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library is coming to the Emanuel Luxury Venue in Miami. The Presidential Twitter Library will showcase our Commander-in-Chief’s preferred vessel for communicating with the public, his Twitter feed. Patrons will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to memorialize and celebrate the many “unpresidented” moments of President Trump’s Twitter history through visual installations and a fully interactive, hands-on experience for hands of all sizes. The Presidential Twitter Library will be open from Friday, October 26 through Sunday, October 28. On October 26 only, hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m. For the rest of the weekend, hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Pop of Pink Fashion Exhibition 10/27/18

Pop of Pink Fashion Exhibition
Saturday, 10/27/2018 – 11:00 am – 01:00 pm
InterContinental at Doral Miami
2505 Northwest 87th Avenue,
Doral, Florida 33172
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Cost: $25 per person in advance and $40 per person at the door

Pop of Pink, More Than Fashion Exhibition benefiting Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale.

Antarctic Ice Paintings Exhibit at Pinecrest Gardens 11/8/18-1/13/19

Antarctic Ice Paintings Exhibit at Pinecrest Gardens
Sunday, 11/08/2018 – 01/13/2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Pinecrest Gardens
11000 Red Road,
Pinecrest, Florida 33156
Website
Cost: Free

Scientists warn sea level rise is accelerating around the globe. Learn about how it will affect South Florida at the premiere of “Antarctic Ice Paintings: Global Coastlines and Underwater HOA” exhibit, featuring 60 untitled, never-shown-before paintings created by leading environmental artist, Xavier Cortada, while on a National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program fellowship. In Antartica, Cortada learned from scientists that the very ice sheets he was using for his art would eventually drown his beloved city. The Antarctic Ice Paintings exhibition debuts on November 8, 2018 and will run thru January 13, 2019. General consuls will be invited to help name the 60 paintings, which represent other coastal communities threatened by rising sea levels. This exhibit is part of a larger participatory art project titled “Underwater HOA” scheduled to take place this coming December during Art Basel in collaboration with the Village of Pinecrest. It is free and open to the public. Stop by 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday, in the Hibiscus Gallery at Pinecrest Gardens, located at 11000 Red Road. For more information, call 305-669-6990 or visit www.underwaterhoa.com.

South Florida Artist Evan J. Alexander Presents Abstract Coordinates 30.40 11/2/18

South Florida Artist Evan J. Alexander Presents Abstract Coordinates 30.40
Friday, 11/02/2018 – 11/30/2018 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Books & Books Coral Gables
265 Aragon Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Website
Cost: Free

Books & Books’ Coral Gables Gallery Night to Debut New Exhibit
Friday, November 2, 2018
South Florida Artist Evan J. Alexander Presents Abstract Coordinates 30.40

Coral Gables, Florida (October 8, 2018) – The gallery exhibition in November, Abstract Coordinates 30.40, features the work of Florida native, Evan J. Alexander. Comprised of original oil and acrylic paintings the art on display was inspired by the painterly quality of satellite imagery. Evan has focused on a controlled form of abstraction in the paintings made for this exhibition. He navigated certain landscapes to find compositions that aligned with the conventions of his prior work. This furthers the perpetual incorporation of advanced technologies within the traditional medium of oil painting.
Continuing but reorienting landscape painting into a two-dimensional topographical survey aligns with the sensibilities of painting on a two-dimensional surface. This concept defies conventional painting practices by forcing an unnatural view from above as an alternative form of landscape painting. The view from above is foreign to most given our tendencies to observe what is around us rather than what is below.

Evan chose landscapes from Syria seeking a connection with one of his ancestral homelands. Also, as another form of monitoring the transformation of the earth’s surface acknowledging the human interference. With most of the frustrating and troubling recent news regarding Syria, Evan strives to remind viewers of the natural beauty within the turmoil and humanitarian strife.

What: Books & Books Coral Gables Gallery Night
Evan J. Alexander Presents – Abstract Coordinates 30.40
Books&Books Gallery Night Evan J. Alexander
When: Friday, November 2, 2018
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Where: Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Additional: Live music in the courtyard by Pino Grillo

About Evan J. Alexander:
Evan J. Alexander is a multimedia artist inspired by the random occurrences in the universe. His style lacks the typical identifying qualities across his body of work. Evan might make an oil painting of a seagull he saw on the street and the next day he might create a digital collage of abstract components. Evan was born and raised in South Florida, studied at the University of Miami and ultimately completed his BFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York. To view his work please visit www.EvanJAlexander.net.

About Books & Books
Mitchell Kaplan, a Miami Beach native, founded Books & Books in 1982.  Located in Coral Gables, Florida, Books & Books expanded to its present location in December of 2000.  Housed in a Mediterranean-styled building, the bookstore hosts over sixty events a month, consisting of author readings and signings, demonstrations and workshops, live music, reading and discussion groups, programming for children and families, and a variety of other community-based events.  All of this is achieved in an old world setting of floor-to-ceiling wood bookshelves, wood floors, and a courtyard café, the Café at Books & Books, managed by James Beard-award winning Chef Allen Susser. In addition to its signature store in Coral Gables, Books & Books now has locations in Miami Beach, Bal Harbour Shops, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Suniland Shops, and most recently, in the Coconut Grove neighborhood.

Media Notes:
Evan J. Alexander is available for interviews; please contact AnaBelle Ramos at AnaBelle@AnaBelleRamos.com or 954-592-8500 with your request.

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MAC SOHO Grand Opening 10/20/2018

MAC SOHO Grand Opening
Saturday, 10/20/2018 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
MAC SOHO
451 University Blvd c103,
Jupiter, Florida 33458
Website
Cost: free

SOHO features cutting edge contemporary art and emerging artists working in a versatile range of media carefully curated by the MAC ART team. SOHO aims to make art more accessible by showcasing new and unique works for a wide range of price points.

This special Grand Opening event will be accompanied with wine tasting by Art & Wine Palm Beach in MAC Jupiter:

Art & Wine Palm Beach offers exclusive award-winning wines from the Boisset Collection premiere wineries in Napa Valley, Sonoma, and Russian River Valley California, as well as Burgundy France. We will be tasting wines typically not available outside world famous tasting rooms such as Raymond Vineyards in Napa, Buena Vista Winery in Sonoma and DeLoach Vineyards in the Russian River.

Seed Festival Day Tasting Village 11/10/18

Seed Festival Day Tasting Village
Saturday, 11/10/2018 – 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Magic City District Studios
6301 NE 4th Ave,
Miami, Florida 33138
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Cost: $55 – $85

Dig into a day-long smorgasbord of incredible food, drink, speakers, demos, shopping, music, and much, much more! Enjoy ALL THE FREE food and drinks you can devour all day at the nation’s ultimate event dedicated to celebrating the best in plant-based health, wellness and conscious, sustainable living.

You’ll get to sip brews and get your funk on at the BROWN DISTRIBUTING CRAFT BEER GARDEN learn new kitchen skills and recipes at the BAPTIST HEALTH CULINARY STAGE learn from national experts on plant based nutrition, athletics and wellness on the 22 DAY NUTRITION SPEAKER STAGE, check out crafts, buy cruelty-free fashion, and sample delicious plant-based treats from over 180 restaurants, bakeries, brands, wines, spirits and juices.

Immortalize your experience via Instagram, and head home with a new enthusiasm for all the awesome aspects of a conscious, plant-based lifestyle!

VIP Admission includes VIP room access, with your own celebrity mixologist bar, celebrity chef bites, lounge seating.

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
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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

We Are All in The Same Boat 11/15/18

We Are All in The Same Boat
Thursday, 11/15/2018 – 04/21/2019 01:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $12 adults; $8 seniors and military; $5 students (13–17) and college students (with valid ID); free for MOAD members, MDC students, faculty, and staff, and children 12 and under.

Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College presents SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat, the first large-scale exhibition of the critically acclaimed Danish collective SUPERFLEX in the United States. The exhibition will focus on the group’s humorous and playfully subversive installations and films that deal with the economy, financial crisis, corruption, migration, and the possible consequences of global warming.

The exhibition will include a group of video, sculpture, and installation works selected for their relevance to the history, present, and future of the City of Miami. The works will reflect upon the situation of Miami from the perspectives of art, finance, climate, and a fictional, if plausible, future. The topics of water, migration, refugees, and the economy inevitably drive the conception.

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
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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.

29th Annual Walk On Water 11/1/18

29th Annual Walk On Water
Thursday, 11/01/2018 – 10:00 am – 02:30 pm
FIU MMC GC Lake
11200 SW 8th St,
Miami, Florida 33199
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Cost: FREE

FIU Architecture Students test their special show designs and try&walk the distance of GC Lake

MOCA Guided Tour | Highlights from Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread 10/13/18

MOCA Guided Tour | Highlights from Mira Lehr: Tracing the Red Thread
Saturday, 10/13/2018 – 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St.,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Artist Mira Lehr will lead a guided walkthrough of the exhibition. Lehr will answer questions and provide information related to the themes present in the exhibition and the artist’s process.

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
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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/