EXILE Books relocates to Little Haiti and is the recipient of a Metabolic Studio grant

Sat 24 Jun, 2017

EXILE Books is thrilled to announce its new Little Haiti storefront location, 5900 NW 2nd Ave between NW 59th Street and NW 59th Terrace. After three years in our cozy Wynwood studio, we can’t wait to share EXILE Books with the community of Little Haiti. Neighboring Emerson Dorsch art gallery, the space will be home to EXILE’s offices and include a public … +


Lowe Art Museum presents ArtLab’s “Fish Tales: Stories and Legends from the Deep” at the gallery’s Miami venue

Thu 20 Apr, 2017 - Sun 1 Apr, 2018

The eighth edition of ArtLab @ The Lowe is the result of the collaboration of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a museum studies course during the spring 2017 semester, drawing on the impressive collection of the Lowe Art Museum. As the curators for the exhibition, the students selected the theme of fish in recognition of the importance of preserving the oceans … +

Performing Arts

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Fri 14 Jul, 2017 - Sun 6 Aug, 2017

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, the brilliant Tony Award-winning musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and Hugh Wheeler (book), opens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on July 14. This deliciously macabre and witty tale of a throat-slitting barber and his enterprising accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, who grinds his victims into meat pies, runs through August 6. … +

Performing Arts

Island City Stage presents Goldberg Variations

Thu 15 Jun, 2017 - Sun 16 Jul, 2017

It’s another quirky Goldberg family birthday party for a long-deceased grandmother, but this year the surprise is on them! Son Caleb tries mightily to recreate the evening with a different ending but his family and boyfriend spiral out of control as they hurl toward the inevitable outcome. Director Andy Rogow first learned of the play through the Jan McArt Play Reading series … +

Performing Arts

Fireman are Rarely Necessary at Mad Cat Theater

Thu 29 Jun, 2017 - Sun 16 Jul, 2017

Miami Theater Center (MTC), in collaboration with Mad Cat Theatre Company, end the season on a provocative note with Firemen are Rarely Necessary – a dark comedy about some light censorship – written by Theo Reyna. Firemen are Rarely Necessary is the second play this season to address censorship, following Mad Cat’s production of Vaclav Havel’s Audience and Protest – two short … +


ICA Narratives Call for Artists 2017

Fri 1 Dec, 2017 - Mon 26 Feb, 2018

The Everywhere Studio Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 26, 2018 “The Everywhere Studio” explores the evolution of the artist’s studio from the post-war period to present day and features over 100 works by 50 artists from the past five decades including Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Carolee Schneemann, Matthew Barney, Rosemarie Trockel, Neïl Beloufa, Yves Klein, among others. Click to learn more. Roy … +


Symphony of the Americas presents Summerfest 2017

Sat 22 Jul, 2017 - Sun 13 Aug, 2017

Broward’s longest running Summerfest is back, presenting its 26th annual festival, for one month of performances throughout Florida and the Americas. Nourish your artistic soul with the Symphony of the Americas, a Broward County designated Major Cultural Institution, celebrating its 30th Anniversary this season.  A month of concerts throughout Florida and the Americas beginning July 14 takes the masterful sounds of the … +

Visual Arts

Structures: Snapping the lines of Geometric Abstraction at Canale Diaz Art Center

Thu 8 Jun, 2017 - Sun 6 Aug, 2017

Structures is not an architectural photography exhibition per se, or at least not understood as having Architecture pose as a portrait subject matter in the show. Although heavily relying on Architecture, Structures explores the limits found within architectural lines to define Geometric Abstraction in Photography. Structures is a solo show that explores the recent works from Miami-based artistic photographer Lucy de la Vega. Her photographs are … +


Material and Meaning: Earthenware, Stoneware, and Porcelain at The Wolfsonian, Miami


Ceramics can be held in our hands, decorate our homes, or be incorporated into the built environment around us.They are objects of both utility and ornament, articles of industry and commerce, and even vehicles of politicalpersuasion. To achieve these aesthetic and practical goals, designers and artists have to adapt the inherent material qualities of different kinds of clay. This array of ceramics … +


The Backseat Cinema Series #5: ON THE ROAD by Walter Salles. In collaboration with the Wolfsonian-FIU

Sun 20 Aug, 2017

A fitting finale for our series of road movies with the Miami Beach Cinematheque is Walter Salles’ 2012 film On the Road, based on none other than Jack Kerouac’s classic American novel. Get a glimpse of what life on the road looked like in the 1950s through a guided tour of the Wolfsonian-FIU’s exhibition, before experiencing the film adaptation of Sal Paradise’s … +


The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU names new Director: Susan Gladstone

Fri 2 Jun, 2017

Susan Gladstone has been appointed as the new director for the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Gladstone brings more than 30 years of executive experience at the national and global levels. In her most recent leadership positions she served as the museum’s acting director, and before that as the museum’s director of development. “We look forward to Susan Gladstone leading the next era … +


The Barber of Seville at SMDCAC

Sat 5 Aug, 2017

The Barber of Seville, performed by Miami Lyric Opera, remains one of Rossini’s most frequently performed comic operas in the repertoire. The barber of the title is Figaro, whose impressive entrance aria (“”Largo al factotum””)—with its repeated proclamations of his own name—is one of the best-known of all opera arias. The Barber of Seville will be conducted by Beverly Coulter, with Raffaele … +


SMDCAC presents 13th Documentary Screening

Fri 21 Jul, 2017

A free educational screening of the critically acclaimed documentary 13TH directed by Ava DuVernay. 13TH, explores the history of race and the criminal justice system in the United States. The screening will be followed by a brief discussion with a legal expert moderated by South Florida’s own Jill Tracey, host of WHQT Hot 105’s Hot Talk with Jill Tracey. Black Box Theatre … +

Visual Arts

Exhibition The Multiple Shapes of Air at BAC

Mon 1 May, 2017 - Mon 24 Jul, 2017

The Multiple Shapes of Air is part of the Baked-In-House series, bringing together the works of three Bakehouse resident artists who push the boundaries of traditional mediums and techniques into new inventions. As important as the materiality of the works are their negative spaces. The plain, quiet and omnipresent air that permeates and surrounds them becomes protagonist when constrained by the “frames” … +

Visual Arts

ArtCenter/South Florida: PlushSpace by Laura Marsh

Sat 29 Jul, 2017

In PlushSpace Laura Marsh reacts to a narrow corridor by activating the vitrine as a participatory site for passage. The experience of walking in a glass enclosure measuring 40 feet long and 2 feet wide makes one aware of one’s own verticality. PlushSpace layers the space with 50 flags spelling out an unfolding narrative above, aquatic lighting bouncing off glass, and 100 … +


ArtCenter/South Florida holds XXIV Subtropics Festival

Wed 12 Jul, 2017 - Sat 22 Jul, 2017

The 24th edition of Subtropics, Miami’s experimental biennial of music and sound art, aims to nurture the act of attentive listening with a summer festival featuring live concerts, sound art installations, workshops and films as well as the classic Subtropics Marathon concert. This year’s festival will feature live performances by Olivia Block, John Driscoll, Richard Garet, Barbara Held, Gustavo Matamoros, Abbey Rader … +


O Cinema Wynwood: Opening Reception & Film Screening of Irreverent Theatre

Thu 20 Jul, 2017 - Sun 17 Sep, 2017

Exhibition Irreverent Theatre features a new series of paintings by ArtCenter Alumnus, Mark Osterman. The series is inspired by Hollywood Film Noir of the early 1940s through late 1950s and includes narratives that range from the personal to the irreverent to the socio-political. Osterman explores how the media visually interprets the world differs from the world’s actual condition and believes these images … +

Visual Arts

Julian Gilbert-Davis: Neighbors at Locust Projects

Sat 15 Jul, 2017 - Sat 5 Aug, 2017

For this year Locust Projects’ LAB MFA exhibition, artist Julian Gilbert-Davis will develop and exhibit his project Neighbors. Approaching the work as an extended research project, Gilbert-Davis will reconstruct elements from his polling place at Rutgers (a local high school) and Locust Projects’ nearest voting location (a neighborhood church). With consideration to the civic ritual of voting, Neighbors investigates the polling place … +