From Dec 3rd through Dec 7th, 2008. Sculpt Miami Art Fair will premiering in Miami this year from December 3rd through 7th, 2008. The fair is created to exhibit a sculpture collection by prominent modern artists from around the world. It focuses on the newest aesthetic tendencies in contemporary art, innovative techniques and the use of original materials. Sculpt Miami will be the … +
From Dec 2nd through Dec 7th, 2008. Photo Miami, the leading international contemporary art fair for photo-based art, video and new media returns to the Wynwood Art District in Miami, Florida. The fair will showcase works by over 200 contemporary artists at the 40,000 sq. ft. marquee structure located at NW 31st Street and North Miami Avenue, steps away from the Rubell … +
From Dec 3rd through Dec 7th, 2008. Miami’s original emerging art fair returns for it is seventh year expanded in size and global in reach, with 85 exhibitors from 28 countries, and a new 60,000 square foot pavilion. Our new location is centrally located in the Wynwood Art District, convenient to the Rubell Family Collection, the Margulies Collection, as well as Miami’s top … +
From Dec 3rd through Dec 7th, 2008. Pulse Miami returns to Soho Studios in Wynwood Art District to present its largest edition to date. Taking place December 3rd through 7th, 2008, concurrent with Art Basel Miami Beach, Pulse will feature a range of new exhibitors with 23 countries represented.
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From Jan 15th through May 17th, 2009. New Theatre’s final three plays of the 2008-2009 “Nouveau Classic Season” commences after the first of the year, with the world premiere of Kissing by Robert Caisley, running January 15th through February 15, 2008. Things heat up in this quirky romantic comedy and lives spin out-of-control during an office softball game. When an illicit kiss between … +
Beyond the Body. From Dec 1st, 2008 through Jan 31st, 2009. Hélène Lamarque is presenting Beyond the Body, the inaugural exhibition of her new space in Wynwood Art District. The group show will introduce some of the artists from the gallery’s program to its new neighborhood.
Laurence Miller, Ph.D donates to the museum. December 2008. The Wolfsonian – Florida International University announces a substantial donation of ocean liner and cruise ship industry related materials by Laurence Miller, Ph.D., former executive director of libraries at Florida International University.
Bass Museum. From Dec 4th, 2008 through Mar 1st, 2009. This exhibition is comprised of sculptures, drawings, models, props, and video footage – 47 pieces total – which reveal the progression of the artist's conceptual strategies that precede the final product. Trained as an architect, Mexican artist Pedro Reyes explores the ways in which a space can be created to combine utopian ideas as well as functionality.
Books & Books Bal Harbour Shops. Dec 29th, 2008. Meet novelist Sarah Mlynowski reading, signing and partying for her new novel Parties and Potions on Monday, December 29th, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. at Books & Books Bal Harbour Shops.
From Feb 14th through Feb 16th, 2009. Celebrating its 46th anniversary in 2009, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, is one of the nation’s premier outdoor fine Arts Festivals. The festival attracts more than 150,000 people annually to view the works of over 330 of the finest artists and craftsmen in the world. A … +
Wolfsonian Museum. Dec 19th, 2008. 6:00 p.m. The Wolfsonian Museum – FIU is hosting its Deco and Design Tour on December 19th, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. This two-hour adventure begins with a walking tour of the Art Deco District, then moves inside to explore The Wolfsonian's collection.
From Dec 2nd, 2008 through Feb 7th, 2009. As Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts enters its 20th year anniversary, the gallery presents three exhibitions: The main galleries will feature Spill-Over and Fantastic Voyage while the project room will feature $999¢
From Jan 10th through Feb 11th, 2009. Lurie – Kavachnina Gallery presents the exhibition From Warsaw to Mexico City via New York that will be on view from January 10th through February 11th, 2009. The exhibition features works by Luis Sanchez from Mexico City, Leseks Skorski from Poland and Ben Freeman from NYC.
Books and Books Coral Gables. Dec 19th, 2008. 7:00 p.m. Meet author James Grippando at Books and Books Coral Gables reading and signing his book Born to Run on December 19th, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Bestselling author James Grippando is back with another innovative and action-packed thriller featuring his ever-popular hero.
Tango Workshop. December 21st, 2008. 4:00 p.m. The Miami Design Preservation League presents Tango Workshop, a special event as part of the Art Deco Weekend on Sunday, December 21st, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. This workshop will take place at the Art Deco Education Center at Historic City Hall in Miami Beach.
Knight Foundation Arts Partnership Grant. December 2008. Miami Light Project was awarded a $200,000 Knight Foundation Arts Partnership Grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as one of the 31 inaugural grant recipients of the$40 million effort to transform the South Florida arts.
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Through Jan 4th, 2009. Nothing Moments is the newest project of Steven Hull, who has teamed up with Tami Demaree, Annie Buckley, and Jon Sueda for this most ambitious of Hull’s projects to date. With nearly 100 participating writers, artists, and designers, Nothing Moments embraces the disparate fields of visual art, literature, and design.
Shakespeare’s Macbeth. December 19th and 20th, 2008. GableStage is proud to announce two free performances of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This one-hour version has toured Miami-Dade County High Schools and Middle Schools for the past several weeks. It is adapted and directed by Mad Cat Theatre Company Artistic Director Paul Tei and features three of South Florida’s leading actors – Erik Fabregat, Deborah Sherman … +
Miami Beach Cinematheque. Dec 21st, 2008. 8:00 p.m.The Miami Beach Cinematheque presents Silents Please! its series of silent films with live accompaniment this Sunday, December 21st, 2008 at 8:00 featuring the film Mark of Zorro (Fred Niblo/Douglas Fairbanks/1920). With Douglas Fairbanks, Noah Berry, Claire McDowell with live accompaniment by Grammy Award Winner Federico Britos.
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Through Jan 4th, 2009. This is Nowhere is a multimedia installation that shifts our regular vantage point and perspective. We are made to look down at a surrounding landscape, as if aloft. The viewer is placed neither here nor there: between floating photographs of clouds, a sectioned metropolis of buildings in the snow, and a painted … +
From Feb 7th through Feb 8th, 2009. The 35th Annual Coldwell Banker Miami Beach Festival of the Arts is rapidly approaching. First established in 1974, Miami Beach’s oldest art festival is as fresh and laid back as North Beach, the eclectic neighborhood where it takes place. This nationally recognized event brings over 50,000 visitors, both young and old, to North Beach’s picturesque … +
December 2008. The Cintas Foundation and the Frost Art Museum at Florida International University today announced the start of the annual competition for the 2009 Brandon Fradd Fellowship in Music Composition administered by the foundation and the Cintas Fellowship Program at The Frost. Applicants for the music fellowship must submit original musical compositions and recordings of their work by January 30th, 2009. … +
January 2009. The Museum of Contemporary Art introduces new hours in 2009. Starting on January 7th, MOCA will be open from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. every Wednesday. On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, galleries will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Galleries are open on Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. and closed on Mondays.