MOAD MDC Presents: Soul City, USA (2016) & Paolo Soleri: Citizen of the Planet (2016) 6/6/19

MOAD MDC Presents: Soul City, USA (2016) & Paolo Soleri: Citizen of the Planet (2016)
Thursday, 06/06/2019 – 06:00 pm –
Bill Cosford Cinema, University of Miami
5030 Brunson Drive, Memorial Building 227,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

MOAD MDC presents Real Utopias, a series of films that examine past and current experiments in our collective search for freedom, equality, and democracy.

June 6th screening will present the following two films:

Soul City, USA (2016) is a documentary short that tells the story of a group of civil rights activists and city slickers who attempt to build a multiracial utopia in the heart of Klan Country, North Carolina, in the 1970s. As this group of dreamers try to bring together unlikely allies to support black power and economic development, they are forced to balance their soaring idealism with the hostile reality of the times.
Paolo Soleri: Citizen of the Planet (2016) explores the artist, the dreamer, the philosopher, the architect Paolo Soleri as he tried to build his new world filled with futuristic ideas and controversy.

MOAD MDC Presents: The Chaos Opera Panel Discussion 5/26/19

MOAD MDC Presents: The Chaos Opera Panel Discussion
Sunday, 05/26/2019 – 03:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Artists Daniel Boyd and Andros Zins-Browne join curators Asad Raza and Rina Carvajal to consider ideas that underlie MOAD’s new exhibition Where the Oceans Meet. How have Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant’s writings and methodologies influenced practices in contemporary art and curation? How do notions the two Caribbean writers explored (such as globality, creolization, and cosmology) help us make sense of historic narratives and our contemporary moment? What does it mean to think, live, and act where the oceans meet.

This event inaugurates the Museum of Art and Design at MDC’s new exhibition, Where the Oceans Meet (May 26 to September 29, 2019) curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal. Where the Oceans Meet is an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. The international group of thirty-eight artists and collectives in the exhibition considers notions of shifting and porous borders—geographic, national, cultural, social, racial, ethnic, and linguistic—and how crossing borders has shaped our world.

Free Parking at MDC Wolfson Parking Garage at 500 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33130

MOAD MDC Presents: The Chaos Opera Performance by Andros Zins-Browne 5/26/19

MOAD MDC Presents: The Chaos Opera Performance by Andros Zins-Browne
Sunday, 05/26/2019 – 04:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Zins-Browne’s The Chaos Opera draws upon Glissant’s defense of chaos as a mechanism for embracing difference. The performance brings together voices from diverse musical traditions—R&B, bolero, death metal, rap, and opera—to explore how different voices might cohabitate in the same space without capitulating, assimilating, or forcing cohesion. Rather than the idealized harmonies of “fusion” music, it asks how different voices can maintain their opacity in relation to each other, and how such a cacophony might allow new forms, voices, and hybrid languages to emerge. The Chaos Opera will be performed by Dyna Edyne, Michale Grafals, Celeste Landeros, Niuvis Martin, and Nad Pitt.

Free Parking at MDC Wolfson Parking Garage at 500 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33130

Where The Oceans Meet Opening Reception 5/25/19

Where The Oceans Meet Opening Reception
Saturday, 05/25/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

This compelling transnational exhibition of modern and contemporary art considers how crossing borders continues to shape our world.
The international group of thirty-eight artists and collectives in the exhibition investigates the ways borders form identities and negotiate imaginary spaces. The artists’ inquiries range across mediums and genres, and attempt to answer urgent questions that concern us all today.

Where the Oceans Meet stems from the pioneering literary, anthropological, and philosophical work of two Caribbean writers, the Cuban painter, scholar, and ethnologist Lydia CABRERA (1899–1991) and the Martinican philosopher, poet, and literary critic Édouard GLISSANT (1928–2011). Embodied by the works of art in the exhibition, their ideas explore how art can think and break through barriers of history, geography, and culture.

Where the Oceans Meet will offer a platform for questioning colonial and modern thought, and placing it into perspective. Its themes resonate in Miami, a city where oceans meet, so often imagined as a crossroads of the Americas and a space of transition par excellence.

The exhibition is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal.

Free Parking at MDC Wolfson Parking Garage at 500 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33130

MOAD MDC Presents: Where the Oceans Meet 5/26/19

MOAD MDC Presents: Where the Oceans Meet
Sunday, 05/26/2019 – 01:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC) presents Where the Oceans Meet, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with the pioneering thought of two Caribbean writers, Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant. The international group of thirty-eight artists and collectives in the exhibition consider notions of shifting and porous borders—geographic, national, cultural, social, racial, ethnic, and linguistic—and how crossing borders has shaped our world. The exhibition is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela Rangel, and Rina Carvajal.
Museum hours vary.
Wednesday 1:00–6:00 PM; Thursday 1:00–8:00 PM; Friday–Sunday 1:00– 6:00 PM

Scholl Lecture Series: Sandra Jackson-Dumont on Kerry James Marshall 4/27/19

Scholl Lecture Series: Sandra Jackson-Dumont on Kerry James Marshall
Saturday, 04/27/2019 – 02:00 pm – 03:15 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free with museum admission ($16 adults, members free)

Join us as we welcome Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Frederick P. and Sandra P. Rose Chairman of Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, for our third Scholl Lecture of the season. Jackson-Dumont will highlight her extensive work on and knowledge of artist Kerry James Marshall, gathered while producing the symposium and publication Kerry James Marshall: A Creative Convening. She will detail Marshall’s commitment to presenting powerful and centrally visible Black bodies and his insistence on #blackexcellence while emphasizing the important role of museums as sites to discuss resounding public issues. Kerry James Marshall’s work Campfire Girls, 1995, on loan from the De Ying Foundation, is currently on view as part of collection exhibition The Gift of Art in the second floor Nedra and Ron Kalish Gallery.

Please note: Although we would love to have him, Kerry James Marshall will not be physically present at this discussion.

Each attendee will receive a complimentary copy of the publication Kerry James Marshall: A Creative Convening, courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, while supplies last.

PAMM’s Fifth Annual Corporate Cocktail 5/15/19

PAMM’s Fifth Annual Corporate Cocktail
Wednesday, 05/15/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Bar Bevy
90 NE 39th St,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: $150

We invite you to join our community of corporate supporters for our Fifth Annual Corporate Cocktail, this year hosted by Bar Bevy. Join other emerging professional leaders who understand the importance of the business community’s commitment to the arts.

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

Tri-Rail “Ride & Play” Day 4/27/19

Tri-Rail “Ride & Play” Day
Saturday, 04/27/2019 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
Tri-Rail – Various Station Locations
2100 NW 42nd Avenue (Miami International Airport),
Miami, Florida 33142
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Cost: $5 roundtrip; kids under 5 ride free. Ages 5-12 receive a 50% discount by obtaining an EASY Card from a Tri-Rail Station Agent at the West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale Airport, Metrorail Transfer and Miami Airport stations.

South Florida residents and visitors are invited to hop aboard Tri-Rail to explore, shop, dine and play while connecting to South Florida’s most popular family friendly attractions during Tri-Rail’s annual “Ride & Play” Day on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tri-Rail riders can show their validated train fare at regional attractions and stores in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties to enjoy discounts and special offers during this exclusive promotion.

As part of Tri-Rail’s “Ride & Play,” guests will enjoy onboard fun for all ages on select trains (southbound P669 and P671 or northbound P670 and P672) featuring costumed characters, balloon artists, magicians, giveaways and the chance to meet popular radio personalities from Y100, HOT 105, Amor 107.5 and KOOL 105.5. Plus, riders will enjoy special admission prices, discounts and offers from popular regional attractions by showing a validated Tri-Rail ticket or EASY Card at the following:

• Bayside Marketplace (Miami) – Receive a free gift with any purchase at GUESS (valid exclusively at GUESS Bayside Marketplace and GUESS Accessories Bayside Marketplace while supplies last)
• Vizcaya Museum & Gardens (Miami) – $2 off each regular adult admission (cannot be combined with other offers)
• Museum of Discovery & Science (Fort Lauderdale) – Enjoy $2 off of each museum admission, only
• Xtreme Action Park (Fort Lauderdale) – One hour of free video arcade play Game Card (limit one per person)
• Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society (West Palm Beach) – Enjoy $5 off of any regular price admission (up to 4 redemptions per party; cannot be combined with any other offer)

Tri-Rail riders can catch a train from 18 conveniently located stations every hour on weekends and holidays. Train service is available every day of the year with bus and Metrorail connections. Tri-Rail’s weekend fares are just $5 roundtrip and children under the age of 5 ride free. Children ages 5 to 12 receive a 50% discount by obtaining an EASY Card from a Tri-Rail Station Agent at the West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale Airport, Metrorail Transfer and Miami Airport stations.

To learn more about Tri-Rail’s “Ride & Play” or to find train schedules, visit www.tri-rail.com/ride-and-play or call 1-800-TRI-RAIL.

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC 4/28/19

Look! Talk! Create! Free Family Days at MOAD MDC
Sunday, 04/28/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Family Days, held on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC), offers free admission and hands-on educational activities to families with children. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours and other activities designed for everyone in the family!

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 shared learning experiences, exploring ideas and creating together.
No advance registration is required. Please check the museum’s website 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.

Museum of Art and Design at MDC Presents: To Write Miami with Patricia Engel 4/24/19

Museum of Art and Design at MDC Presents: To Write Miami with Patricia Engel
Wednesday, 04/24/2019 – 07:30 pm –
Soya e Pomodoro
120 NE 1st St,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College will present To Write Miami, a series of readings by Miami authors that explores the city’s fascinating relationship with literature. The participating author, Patricia Engel won the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize and was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice and won the International Latino Book Award for “It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris”.

History Fort Lauderdale Honors The Forman Family & Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Steven Glassman at History Makers 2019 4/30/19

History Fort Lauderdale Honors The Forman Family & Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Steven Glassman at History Makers 2019
Tuesday, 04/30/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: $100 per person

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will honor The Forman Family, Broward County pioneers and early developers, and Fort Lauderdale Commissioner, District #2, Steven Glassman during its History Makers 2019 fundraiser set for Tuesday, April 30, at 6 p.m., at the New River Inn. The event spotlights individuals who have made an impact on the growth of the City of Fort Lauderdale.

For over a century, the Forman family has been major contributors to the development of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County. Ever since Hamilton and Blanche Collins Forman arrived in 1910, they, and their descendants, have played leading roles in the fields of agriculture, business, water management, education, public service and philanthropy. Dr. Charles Forman and his brother Hamilton Forman were Broward’s most powerful political figures from the 1950s to the 1990s. When their pioneer dairy farms and pastures were closed to facilitate the building of Florida’s Turnpike in the mid-1950s, the family turned their attention toward education and building a world-class education complex on their land. Today, the former farmland houses campuses of Florida Atlantic University, Florida International and the University of Florida’s Broward complexes, Nova elementary, middle and high schools, Broward Community College and Nova Southeastern University.

Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner, District #2, Steven Glassman, has been a foremost advocate of historic preservation, arts and culture and philanthropy in Broward County for close to 25 years. For 11 years, Glassman was an administrator for the Broward County Cultural Division where he worked closely with elected officials and business leaders to further the quality of life in all of Broward’s major cities through the arts and culture. This work included serving on advisory boards in Hollywood, Miramar, and Pembroke Pines. He has served on the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Beach Redevelopment Advisory Board (three years) and the Planning and Zoning Board (six years). His many years in various civic leadership positions include president of the Broward Trust for Historic Preservation and a seven-year tenure as the president of the Central Beach Alliance. Steve has also served as president of several beach condominium associations including his current six-year tenure at the Sapphire Condominium. He has remained focused on fixing our city’s infrastructure via smart growth and proactive future planning.

This year’s event will also celebrate the city’s 108th birthday with cocktails, food and drink stations from Ruth’s Chris Steak House, CA Catering, LauderAle, Gran Forno and more to be announced plus themed entertainment on the downtown Fort Lauderdale campus.

History Makers 2019 is sponsored by visionary Merrimac Ventures with trailblazer support from Lochrie & Chakas P.A. and trendetters Robert Golden and Judy Stern.

Tickets for this year’s History Makers Gala are $100 (online service charges not included) and can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/HFLHistoryMakers2019 or via email at info@flhc.org. Seating is limited.

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.

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
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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.

Hialeah Park Presents the 3rd Annual Flamingo Ball Benefiting HistoryMiami Museum 4/6/19

Hialeah Park Presents the 3rd Annual Flamingo Ball Benefiting HistoryMiami Museum
Saturday, 04/06/2019 – 06:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Hialeah Park
2200 E 4th Avenue,
Hialeah, Florida 33013
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Cost: $400-$25,000

Experience Miami through the decades at the 3rd annual Flamingo Ball taking place on Saturday, April 6th from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. The event will commemorate its third year with a night of cocktails, dinner and dancing. Hialeah Park will present the 2019 Henry Flagler Award to Ryder System, Inc and will be accepted by Chairman and CEO, E. Sanchez. All proceeds from the event will benefit HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate that safeguards and shares Miami stories to foster learning, inspire a sense of place, and cultivate an engaged community.

To RSVP for the Flamingo Ball, please click here. Attire is Black Tie or decade inspired.

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.

The Bass Presents Night at the Museum 3/1/19

The Bass Presents Night at the Museum
Friday, 03/01/2019 – 08:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Catch the vibe and join our tribe into the neon jungle for Night at the Museum 2019, The Bass’ annual spring fundraiser! Featuring music by RICHIE HELL, an installation by Haiiileen and a photo experience by Capture POD. Purchase a membership at the Affiliate ($250) level or above and receive access for you and a guest, plus enjoy year-round membership benefits. This is a members-only event-please join, renew or upgrade to attend!

MOCA Moving Images: Am I Too African to be American, Too American To be African 2/27/19

MOCA Moving Images: Am I Too African to be American, Too American To be African
Wednesday, 02/27/2019 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

MOCA will screen the documentary Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African? followed by a discussion led by Dr. Mariama Jaiteh.

Oral History Project 2/9/19

Oral History Project
Saturday, 02/09/2019 – 11:30 am – 04:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free with museum admission

Miami locals and North Miami residents specifically are invited to MOCA to share their messages and stories as a part of MOCA’s AFRICOBRA inspired Oral History initiative. All stories will be archived and shared with the Black Archives.

Sixth Annual Art + Soul Celebration 2/9/19

Sixth Annual Art + Soul Celebration
Saturday, 02/09/2019 – 06:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Mark your calendars for the best party of the year, Art + Soul, celebrating the fund for African American Art.

Cocktails + Dinner | 6:15pm
Join us for a cocktail reception and seated dinner under the stars with a menu prepared by celebrity Chef Amaris Jones. Includes access to Reveal and Celebration.

Reveal | 9pm
Enjoy a champagne toast and lively program as we unveil the Ambassadors most recent art acquisition. Includes access to Celebration.

Celebration | 9:30pm
The party continues with entertainment by Jillionaire and A.Randolph and The Smash Room Project, cocktails, canapés, and dancing under the stars.

HistoryMiami Museum is Launching Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities 3/15/19

HistoryMiami Museum is Launching Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities
Friday, 03/15/2019 – Fall 2019 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum
101 W Flagler Street,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities, curated by Miami native and history professor Julio Capó Jr., will chronicle Miami’s queer past, reflecting its gender and sexual diversity for over one hundred years. Through artifacts, photographs, archival footage, and more, the exhibition will display the stories of Miami’s queer communities who, despite discrimination, isolation, and violence, managed to carve out spaces for themselves and made their voices heard in southern Florida. The exhibition opens Saturday, March 15 at HistoryMiami Museum.

Queer Miami will be HistoryMiami Museum’s featured exhibition for the 2019-2020 calendar. Displayed in the museum’s 5,000 square foot gallery, Queer Miami will address topics such as: policing and criminalization, community development, advocacy and activism, immigration and the AIDS crisis, and what the future holds for Miami’s queer community. Visitors will be able to see memorabilia from some of Miami’s oldest gay bars, photographs of rallies and marches, archival material from Anita Bryant’s “Save Our Children” campaign, historical footage, and original video interviews from the people involved in creating Miami’s LGBTQ communities. Interactive components will encourage visitors to contribute their own story to the exhibition.

HistoryMiami Museum will open the exhibition with a preview party on Friday, March 15 at 6 pm. The opening event will feature live music, performances, complimentary beverages, and more. Tickets are $10 or free with pre-registration. Visit bit.ly/queer-miami-party to reserve your spot.

Museum Hours & Fees:
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sunday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm; Monday, closed.
Regular museum admission: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students with ID, $5 for children 6-12, and free for museum members and children under 6.

Latinx Art Sessions 1/24/19

Latinx Art Sessions
Thursday, 01/24/2019 – 01/25/2019 07:00 pm –
Pérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and ArtCenter/South Florida are pleased to co-present the first-ever Latinx Art Sessions, a two-day discussion program—connecting artists, industry leaders, and the greater Miami art scene—that will explore the impact that Latinx art is having on the national landscape and how continued research and academic focus can drive even greater impact.

Sessions will include: a presentation on the significance of Cuban artist Felix-González-Torres, an openly gay man who had a major influence on the politicization of art during the 1980s AIDS crisis; a discussion on the ways U.S. Latinx artists are disrupting racial binaries in America; and a panel exploring what the national Latinx art movement means to Miami where over 60% of the population is Hispanic.

The Latinx Art Sessions are an extension of PAMM’s new Latin American and Latinx Art Fund, a new affiliate group created to support exhibitions and programming at PAMM for Latin American and Latinx artists. This program is organized by María Elena Ortiz, Associate Curator, PAMM, Naiomy Guerrero, DAMLI Curatorial Fellow, PAMM, and Natalia Zuluaga, Director, [NAME] Publications.

The Latinx Art Sessions are free and open to the public. For a full schedule of panels and to sign up to attend, visit: https://latinxsessions.org/program-information/. (Please note that some panels require separate RSVP.)

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.

Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)’s Third Annual A Night at the Museum 1/7/19

Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)’s Third Annual A Night at the Museum
Monday, 01/07/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 East Las Olas Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Website
Cost: $75 for FAB! members and non-members

Funding Arts Broward (FAB!), a non-profit volunteer-based arts organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts in Broward County, will present its third annual “A Night at the Museum.” As part of this elegant black and white themed cocktail party at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, attendees will have the opportunity to experience William J. Glackens and Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Affinities and Distinction, which is currently on display until May 19, 2019. Champagne and cocktails, French and American inspired culinary delights, and live entertainment will add to this special event.

PAMM Free Community Night: “Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl” Screening and Conversation with Amy Goldstein and Anouchka van Riel 1/3/19


PAMM Free Community Night: “Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl” Screening and Conversation with Amy Goldstein and Anouchka van Riel

Thursday, 01/03/2019 – 06:30 pm –
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

As part of PAMM Free Community Night, join us for the Miami premiere of the feature documentary film “Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl” directed by Amy Goldstein and produced by Anouchka van Riel. Following the screening, join the filmmaker and producer for a conversation moderated by Sweat Records’ Lolo Reskin and a Q&A with the audience.

In “Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl,” a platinum-selling pop dissident turns her back on the music business and learns how to survive as a punk renegade, TV wrestling queen, and DIY leader of an all-girl band. This high-energy, female-centered rock odyssey reveals the treacherous line that today’s artists must walk to survive while making art on their own terms in the modern digital economy.

Enjoy happy hour on the terrace with an all-vinyl DJ set​​ by Lagrimas de Oro before the conversation and film. ​

History of Art and Hip Hop in South Florida 1/3/19

History of Art and Hip Hop in South Florida
Thursday, 01/03/2019 – 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm
NSU Art Museum
one east las olas,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Website
Cost: FREE

NSU Art Museum’s symposium History of Art and Hip Hop in South Florida,
coinciding with the presentation of the rap musical Hamilton at Broward Center
for the Performing Arts, explores the rich and distinct developments of this
interdisciplinary genre in the region.

Featuring artists and performers steeped in Southern hip hop, this symposium
addresses the expansion of the genre in South Florida in the 1980s with its unique
fusion of Reggae, West Indian, Latino, and African music and dance with early rap
and Miami bass, the role pirate radio and Broward-based WEDR radio played in
broadcasting this unique blend, and how it influenced the work of South Florida
artists.

Participants include artists william cordova, Luis Gispert, and Kandy Lopez, among
others. Free dance and rap workshops and demonstrations will be held prior to
the symposium for children, teens and adults.

This event takes place during NSU Art Museum’s Free First Thursday’s Starry Nights.
Free admission but seating is limited.

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
Website
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.

History Fort Lauderdale Presents Centennial Fort Lauderdale Light Up 12/10/18

History Fort Lauderdale Presents Centennial Fort Lauderdale Light Up
Monday, 12/10/2018 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
New River Inn at History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Eventbrite
Cost: Free for members; $25 for general public

Celebrate the Centennial of Fort Lauderdale Light Up at the historic New River
Inn! History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, is commemorating the date of December 10, 1918, when Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale received its first street lights powered-up by the Bryan Electric Company.

Enjoy a special Holiday Cocktail & Member Reception from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. featuring wine, hors d’oeuvres and sweet treats as our campus twinkles and glitters with traditional holiday decorations and musical sounds of the season. Sponsored by ARM Electrical Services, LLC.

This event is free for members and $25 for the general public. Please RSVP by December 6 at Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2SjlK9s

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.

Latin American and Latinx Art Fund Launch 11/13/18

Latin American and Latinx Art Fund Launch
Tuesday, 11/13/2018 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost:

Join us for the launch of PAMM’s Latin American and Latinx Art Fund, a new affiliate group created to support exhibitions and programming at PAMM for Latin American and Latinx artists. Enjoy music, drinks, and mingling in advance of a special program that will share what our insitution has already accomplished in this arena of the arts and what is next on the horizon for Latin American and Latinx Art at PAMM.

Teresita Fernández, Eclipse, 2002. Collection Pérez Art Museum Miami, gift of the artist and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York. Photo by Oriol Tarridas.

Beyond the Horizon: Collecting, Exhibiting, and Studying Cuban Art in a Miami Context 11/15/18

Beyond the Horizon: Collecting, Exhibiting, and Studying Cuban Art in a Miami Context
Thursday, 11/15/2018 – 07:00 pm – 08:15 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Open to the public. Free with museum admission ($16 adults, members free)

In conjunction with the launch of the catalogue On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection, PAMM will host a conversation with: Jorge M. Pérez, Chairman, CEO, Founder of Related Group, and Art patron; Elizabeth Cerejido, Esperanza Bravo de Varona Chair, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries; Patricia M. Hanna, Art Director, Related Group; Tobias Ostrander, Chief Curator, Pérez Art Museum Miami.

Credit: Yoan Capote, Island (see-escape), 2010
Oil, nails, and fishhooks on jute, mounted on plywood.
Collection Pérez Art Museum Miami, museum purchase with funds provided by Jorge M. Pérez.

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
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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.

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.

A Peculiar Paradise Opening Reception 11/8/18

A Peculiar Paradise Opening Reception
Thursday, 11/08/2018 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum
101 West Flagler Street,
Miami, Florida 33130
Website
Cost: $10

Be the first to see our newest exhibition at the opening reception with special guest photographer Nathan Benn. While on assignment for National Geographic, Benn captured Florida in 1981, a moment in the state’s history made famous by Miami’s narcotics-related crime wave and influx of newcomers from the Caribbean. After nearly 40 years, Benn has revisited his Florida image archive and A Peculiar Paradise will feature over 100 selections, as well as artifacts related to his 20-year career at National Geographic.

Your ticket to opening night includes complimentary beverages and light bites.

Museum Members: FREE
Non-Members: $10

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.

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
Website
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.

Mid-century Modern Architectural Tour of Fort Lauderdale 10/13/18

Mid-century Modern Architectural Tour of Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 10/13/2018 – 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
New River Inn at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33306
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Cost: $59 per person

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and BroCoMo (Bro-ward Co-unty Mo-dern) will present a Mid-century Modern Architectural Tour highlighting the historic architecture of our city and the unique works of Dan Duckham. Duckham, now in his 80s, was one of a group of trailblazing modernist architects in Florida who rose to prominence in late 1950s and 60s. His designs were inspired by the organic architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright with the fusion of the outdoors and indoors through geometric forms and construction. The tour begins and ends at the New River Inn. Parking is available at the County Garage with entrance on 2nd Street. Lunch is included. Tour leaders are from BroCoMo.

Tickets are $59 per person and can be purchased at https://bit.ly/2xEE1q8.

Presented by BroCoMo and the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (FLHS), who, for 56 years, has brought 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 five historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the 1907 King Cromartie House Museum, the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1905 Philemon Nathaniel Bryan House, the 1899 Replica Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse 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.

For more information about the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (FLHS), call (954) 463-4431 or visit www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org. Follow us on Facebook facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Art Talk: Christo 10/4/18

Art Talk: Christo
Thursday, 10/04/2018 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

Photo: Wolfgang Volz © Christo 1983
Documentary photograph of Surrounded Islands Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, 1980–83

Internationally renowned artist Christo will discuss the large-scale, ephemeral public works he created with his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude, over the course of a monumental career that spans six decades. Christo will impart personal insights into the fascinating story behind Surrounded Islands, 1980–1983, taking questions from the audience.

Prior to the discussion, Christo will sign books and posters, available for purchase from PAMM Shop. Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, 1980–83 | A Documentary Exhibition will be on view October 4, 2018 through February 17, 2019.

Scholl Lecture Series: Arthur Jafa 10/11/18

Scholl Lecture Series: Arthur Jafa
Thursday, 10/11/2018 – 07:00 pm – 08:30 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost:

Photo: Arthur Jafa
Courtesy Gavin Brown’s enterprise

PAMM will kick off the fifth year of the Scholl Lecture Series with distinguished artist and filmmaker Arthur Jafa. Jafa’s interdisciplinary practice combines film, installation, sculpture, and performance to examine assumptions about race and identity. Throughout his multifaceted career, Jafa has worked with John Akomfrah, Ava DuVernay, Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, Spike Lee, and Jay-Z, among many others. His much-celebrated 2016 video Love is the Message, the Message is Death was recently acquired by the PAMM Collectors Council and is on view through April 21, 2019.

Young At Art Celebrates Smithsonian Day 9/22/18

Young At Art Celebrates Smithsonian Day
Saturday, 09/22/2018 – 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Young At Art Museum
751 SW 121 Ave,
Davie, Florida 33325
Website
Cost: Free

Young At Art Museum is excited to offer FREE Admission to the public on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 in partnership with Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day! Participating guests must register on the Smithsonian Magazine website to receive free entry for two to YAA! Young At Art Museum will be allowing 800 visitors within the museum at one time so guests are encouraged to arrive early with a completed registration pass.
Here is the link to register:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/search/?q=

Celebrate Mexico’s Día de los Muertos with Ofrendas, a Cultural Immersion Exhibit at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society 10/7/18

Celebrate Mexico’s Día de los Muertos with Ofrendas, a Cultural Immersion Exhibit at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
Sunday, 10/07/2018 – 11/02/2018 12:00 pm – 08:00 pm
New River Inn at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Website
Cost: $15 adults; $12 seniors; $7 students; Free for members, military and children ages 6 and under.

Celebrate the colorful traditions and heritage of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos during “Ofrendas,” a cultural immersion exhibit, opening Sunday, October 7 at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. The History Museum housed in the New River Inn on the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society campus will be awash in bold hues and imaginative decor as it showcases both fine art and creative community memorial altars or “ofrendas,” covered in photographs, flowers and favorite items of the dearly departed. Associated activities will include family fun on opening day from noon – 4 p.m., a Community Conversation about Day of the Dead with an artifact repatriation ceremony on October 29 at 6 p.m. and a closing evening of parades, costumes and revelry on Friday, November 2 from noon – 8 p.m.

This “Ofrendas” exhibit is part of Fort Lauderdale Historical Society’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 the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, please 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 the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (FLHS)
For 56 years, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (FLHS) has brought 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 five historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the 1907 King Cromartie House Museum, the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1905 Philemon Nathaniel Bryan House, the 1899 Replica Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse 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. The FLHS 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. The FLHS is a nonprofit agency supported by memberships, grants and charitable contributions.

* Discounts will be taken off of regular 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. Proof of Florida residency required.

Beauty Conscious Artist Talk and Performance 8/25/18

Beauty Conscious Artist Talk and Performance
Saturday, 08/25/2018 – 08/25/2018 06:00 pm – 09:00 am
Girls' Club
723 NE 2nd Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
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Cost: Free

Join us for a double feature as we dive into the topics surrounding the exhibit Beauty Con(Scious) on view at Girls’ Club Warehouse. Please be advised, this exhibit and event includes mature content including realistic and comical depictions of the human body.

7pm | Artist Talk with Beauty Baiser
Beauty Baiser founders Maria Copello and Erika Arguello talk about their growing beauty business, shining a bright light on body positivity, eco-friendly practices, heritage sourcing and spiritual skincare. Sample products from their organic, cruelty free line of skincare items and hear about their recent book, Beautyfesto Pocket Book that will “take the readers on a twenty one day journey to self love and empowerment.”

www.baiserbeauty.com

8pm | Performance by Alyson Smith
Performance artist Alyson Smith presents a new work The Performance of Selfie, fixating on selfie-culture and representational aesthetics in the digital, social media-obsessed age. As her character goes to great lengths to obtain the perfect selfie, the audience is treated to an uncomfortable transformation.

www.alyson-smith.com

“Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano” Exhibit Debuts at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society 9/25/18

“Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano” Exhibit Debuts at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
Tuesday, 09/25/2018 – 12:00 pm –
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
219 SW 2nd Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 13210
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Cost:

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will debut “Juliette Lange: A Portrait of a Mezzo Soprano,” a new exhibit beginning September 25. There will be a members-only preview on September 24 at 6 p.m. before the public opening the following day.

Juliette A. Lange (1882-1977) was a socially prominent Fort Lauderdale resident with a lauded career as a star vocalist of musical comedy. At the apex of her career (1915-1930), Lange traveled the nation and Europe with theater companies performing popular musicals. As a longtime resident of the Rio Vista community, Lange was active in many civic, religious, social, and musical organizations. A legacy of her family is Lange Park in the city of Davie: former grove land contributed by Miss Lange three years prior to her passing.

This exhibit is a snapshot of fashion from 1920 – 1960. Lange’s beautiful gowns, hats and jewelry will be displayed along with programs and clippings from her fabulous days in professional theater. Visitors will explore early 20th century musical theater, the artist scene at that time in New York City, the Rio Vista neighborhood, citrus farming and Fort Lauderdale’s mid-century social and civic happenings.

For more information about the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, please 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.

“Tracing the Red Thread” at MOCA 9/6/2018

“Tracing the Red Thread” at MOCA
Thursday, 09/06/2018 – 11/04/2018 10:00 am –
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: $5

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami will present the exhibition “Tracing the Red Thread,” by distinguished South Florida-based artist Mira Lehr, Sept. 6 – Nov. 4, 2018. The multimedia, museum-wide installation will reflect Lehr’s eco-feminist philosophy, the concept of mankind working with nature rather than dominating over it. Lehr uses the classical myth of Ariadne to explore the beauty, fragility and interconnectedness of the endangered aquatic ecosystem of the South Florida coast.

In Lehr’s mesmerizing installation, two and three-dimensional works evoke dense thickets of mangroves, the dangerous beauty of jellyfish and the ethereal luminosity of the coral reef. Lehr creates a mysterious world whose seductive beauty reminds us not only of the gifts that nature gives us, but of the importance of preserving them for the future generations.

Comprised of a variety of multimedia works, “Tracing the Red Thread” focuses on climate change and environmental issues as a major factor facing mankind today. The exhibition draws on the lessons Lehr learned six decades ago working with Buckminster Fuller on his “World Game Project.” As Lehr learned in her work with Fuller, the earth must be seen as a unified island within the oceans so one is made aware of the interconnectedness of all life.

Admission to MOCA is $5, but free for MOCA members and North Miami residents. An artist reception will take place on Thursday, Sept. 13, with an admission cost of $10 to the general public, free to MOCA members and North Miami residents.

62nd Annual Vizcaya Ball “East Meets West” 11/17/18

62nd Annual Vizcaya Ball “East Meets West”
Saturday, 11/17/2018 – 07:00 pm – 05:00 am
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
3251 S Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida 33129
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Cost:

This year, Vizcaya Ball organizers pave the “silk road” for philanthropists and attendees to explore the Eastern influences of the historic estate during the upcoming 62nd Annual Vizcaya Ball.
To the naked eye, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens design was decidedly Italian but woven into its tapestry are influences and inspiration that came from well beyond Europe and reached further east.
Examples can be found in the water channels in the Fountain Garden, reminiscent of Moghul garden design in Rajasthan; life-size sculpted peacocks in the Marine Garden symbolizing India; the O-bridge in the same garden inspired by similar bridges in China and Japan; and the Casba, the tiled, domed folly making playful reference to the Middle East. The decor in the Breakfast room and the Cathay guest bedroom in the Main House most aptly illustrates Chinoiserie, the style based on European interpretation of Chinese and Asian art and décor.
These influences will be celebrated as funds are raised for the continued preservation of the National Historic Landmark on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. presented by Chopard and fashions by renowned designer Naeem Khan. Music is provided by the Danny Beck Band and fireworks display by Add Fire of Miami.
To purchase tickets or a table for Vizcaya’s Ball, “East Meets West,” visit www.vizcayaball.org.

Jazz at MOCA: Nestor Torres 9/28/18

Jazz at MOCA: Nestor Torres
Friday, 09/28/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a unique performance by GRAMMY Award-winning Artist Nestor Torres as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated Sept. 15 – Oct. 15 and recognizes Hispanic and Latin American heritage and culture. As a flautist, Torres has found inspiration in classical, Cuban, rock, and jazz sounds resulting in a rhythmic and mellifluous flute sound that has become a music genre all by itself.

In collaboration with the City of North Miami’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, the public is invited to enjoy this special Jazz at MOCA event and the rhythms of Nestor Torres, rain or shine.

Guests may also enjoy MOCA’s exhibition “Tracing the Red Thread” by Miami-based artist Mira Lehr by donation. “Tracing the Red Thread” is a multimedia, museum-wide installation reflecting Lehr’s eco-feminist philosophy.

Jazz at MOCA: Dr. Ed Calle 7/27/18

Jazz at MOCA: Dr. Ed Calle
Friday, 07/27/2018 – 08:00 pm –
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free to the public

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to welcome Latin GRAMMY Award-winning artist Dr. Ed Calle for a special performance as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. Calle originates from Venezuela and is best known for playing the saxophone, however he is also a talented composer, orchestrator, producer, scholar, and professor at Miami Dade College.

Calle is a master of his trade and has been described as “the most versatile saxophonist on the planet.” His rhythms can be heard on more than 1,200 albums, almost 9,000 singles and countless movie and television tracks.

The public is invited to dance to the rhythms of Dr. Ed Calle under the stars, rain or shine.

Guests may also enjoy MOCA’s current exhibition “Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly” by donation.