Visual Arts

Harold Mendez: And, perhaps, here, between at ICA Miami

Through May 1, 2022

On view at ICA Miami is “And, perhaps, here, between” by artist and sculptor Harold Mendez. A first-generation American of Colombian and Mexican descent, Mendez’s work engages the long arc of hemispheric history, from ancestral cosmologies to the diasporic bits of knowledge that form such an important part of New World cultures. Working in photography, sculpture, and installation, Mendez’s objects explore cultural … +

Museums

Bridges: Fostering exchanges at the Lowe Art Museum

Through April 29, 2022

Bridges captures our intersecting community of South Florida artists and students as an act of inclusion and visibility within greater Miami. Utilizing the windows and galleries at the Lowe Art Museum, this nested exhibition serves as a bridge between the quiet contemplative spaces of viewing contemporary art and the bustling university campus. This action is a collaboration between 2b Non Profit, the … +

Visual Arts

Hugh Hayden: Boogey Men at ICA Miami

Through April 17, 2022

“Hugh Hayden: Boogey Men” features a suite of monumental new works created for the occasion and debuting at ICA Miami. In his innovative work across mediums, Hayden creates anthropomorphic forms that explore our relationship with the natural world. Formally trained as an architect, Hayden deploys laborious processes—selecting, carving, fabricating—resulting in dynamic, surreal, and critical responses to personal experience and social and cultural … +

Visual Arts

ICA Miami presents Shuvinai Ashoona: Drawings

Nov 30, 2021 – May 1, 2022

ICA Miami presents “Shuvinai Ashoona: Drawings,” the artist’s first US museum presentation featuring a series of enigmatic drawings and prints observing the evolution of indigenous Arctic life. Shuvinai Ashoona (b. 1961, Kinngait, formerly Cape Dorset in Nunavut, Canada) comes from a long line of Inuit carvers and printmakers—her parents, Kiugak Ashoona and Sorosilooto Ashoona, were distinguished artists, as was her grandmother, Pitseolak Ashoona, … +

Museums

Zhivago Duncan: Pretentious Crap at PAAM

Through September 25, 2022

Zhivago Duncan creates elaborate multimedia works accompanied by sprawling narratives. Much of his production is authored under the guise of various alter egos, including “Nacnud Ogavihz” (Duncan’s name spelled backwards), or the semi-amnesiac Dick Flash, the supposed creator of Duncan’s large-scale sculptural installation Pretentious Crap (2010-11), which was donated to PAMM by Diane and Robert Moss in 2014. As the sole survivor … +

Dance

Men Who Dance at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sat, Nov 27, 2021 - 8:00 PM - Sun, Nov 28, 2021 - 3:00 PM

MEN WHO DANCE returns to the stage with an expanded cast and repertoire of dance companies and invited artists, sure to thrill audiences! An explosion of artistic expression meant to explore, deconstruct, and re-define some of the concepts and notions of masculinity. Join us for a memorable event with some of the finest local, regional, and global dance talent! Presented by the … +

Visual Arts

Tomás Esson’s S.O.S. CUBA at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

October 15 - November 20, 2021

Over the course of three decades, Tomás has developed from figurative mythological to a hybrid style to an almost completely abstract style. The artist’s solo exhibition at the gallery focuses on nine works from his Miami Flow series spanning two rooms: the primary gallery showcasing a diverse range of large-format compositions and the secondary gallery focused on four medium format, green-hued works … +

Visual Arts

ICA Miami presents a survey of site-specific installations from 1980 to 1998 by Betye Saar

Oct 21, 2021 – Apr 17, 2022

Rooted in the artist’s critical focus on Black identity and intersectional feminism as well as the racialized and gendered connotations of found objects, Saar’s installations expand on her celebrated repertoire and offer broadened insight into ritual, spirituality and cosmologies in relation to the African American experience and the African diaspora. Saar’s intimately scaled works of the 1960s and 1970s––poignant examinations of race … +

Events

FUNDarte presents the 7th edition of ZunZún Children’s Fest

Saturday, Oct 2nd, 2:00pm

FUNDarte and the Miami-Dade County Auditorium present the 7th edition of ZunZún Children’s Fest, featuring a double bill festival featuring My Folk Life by Nallely Ponce and Insectos y Bicharracos by Rita Rosa Ruesga. My Folk Life by Nallely Ponce is a Traditional Regional Mexican Dances accompanied with a Live Mariachi Band and a Pre-Hispanic Mexican Dance presentation with a Children’s mini … +

News

Nick Dear’s FRANKENSTEIN premieres at the Arsht

From October 14 - 31, 8:00 p.m.

One of the great horror stories of all time, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of gods and monsters still fascinates 200 years after its 1818 publication! First presented at the National Theatre in London, where it was directed by Danny Boyle and starred Benedict Cumberbatch, Nick Dear’s adaptation is highly theatrical and surprisingly relevant. Employing striking images and beautifully poetic language, the play … +

Music

Jonas Kaufmann in recital at the Arsht

Thursday, October 14 - 8:00 p.m.

Jonas Kaufmann is among the world’s most acclaimed tenors. Born in Munich, Kaufmann has been an international star since a breakout appearance in 2006 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Singing in German, Italian, French, and English, Kaufmann has performed lead roles in Otello, Tosca, Andrea Chénier, Carmen, Werther, Die Walküre, Lohengrin, and many other classic operas at venues such as … +

Music

Chucho Valdés: The Creation with the Yoruban Orchestra at the Arsht

Friday, November 5, 8:00 p.m.

Great Cuban pianist and composer Jesús “Chucho” Valdés presents La Creación (The Creation), his new work for big band, Afro-Cuban percussion, and vocals. A suite in four movements, La Creación explores the story of creation according to the Regla de Ocha, the Afro-Cuban religion known as Santería. It is an extraordinary testament to an extraordinary career. “This new work represents the accumulation … +

Music

MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL returns this Saturday with Violinist Kevin Zhu’s debut in Miami

Sat, Sep 11, 4:00pm - Sun, Sep 12, 2:00pm

Twenty-year-old violinist Kevin Zhu is a recipient of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in its incredible purity” (L’ape musicale), Kevin regularly performs on the world’s largest … +

Music

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami w its 2021-22 Season

January 2021

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami and the Adrienne Arsht Center this January for the 15th year of its residency. Music director Franz Welser-Möst will lead four performances featuring symphonic masterworks by Dvořák, Mozart and Tchaikovsky as well as rarely heard orchestral music of Rodion Shchedrin and George Walker. Praise for The Cleveland Orchestra under the artistic leadership of Welser-Möst has come … +

News

Joseph Holtzman at Nina Johnson Gallery

September 23rd - January 15th, 2022 Downstairs Gallery

Holtzman’s ghost-like paintings rendered on stone surfaces elicit a haunted sense of memory in the viewer. The long-lived spirits of both fictional and historic realms co-mingle. The smooth nature of the stone allows the viewer to feel as though the paint is moving in real-time, sliding across a picture plane in an animated gesture, where the images drift onto their monolithic backings. … +

Music

CORE Presents Sound of Hope at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday Sep 25, 2021 - 7:30 PM

You will be moved by the musical talents of Rudy Perez, 5 times Grammy Award winning artist with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, plus Phillips, Craig and Dean, 21 #1 singles and 3 times Dove Award winning group, as well as hearing the powerful story of Willie Alphonso, Chaplain for the New York Yankees and an encouraging word by Pastor Douglas Lidwell, Director … +

Arts Marketing

How Artists Can Use Storytelling and Why It Works

These two words sum up the power of storytelling and explain why it works—human interest. There are two more words in the form of a question that the best communicators use. So what? When you veer into dry facts, it’s over. Plain facts are boring. You instinctively know you can’t bore people into giving you their attention, much less buy art from … +

Arts Marketing

The Definitive Guide to Email Marketing for Artists in 2021

Email marketing for artists is the high-powered digital equivalent of direct mail sent through the post office. Marketers use it to deepen relationships with prospective buyers and to promote and sell them products and services. Because email marketing performs so well, it is the most effective and widely used tool in a digital marketer’s toolbox. It works with and improves social media, … +

News

FUNDarte, Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Siren arts present Climakaze Miami 2021

Saturday, August 21st at 8:00 pm

FUNDarte, the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, and Siren arts, present Climakaze Miami 2021 featuring the performance Mermaid Truth or Consequences: A Biodiversity Game Show by Elizabeth Doud, on August 21st at 8:00 p.m. at the On.Stage Black Box Theatre at Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Mermaid Truth or Consequences is a live game show where, if you can’t tell the truth and biodiversity loss, you … +

Events

Miami-Dade County Auditorium presents MDCA IRL: Summer, a new theater series

Fri Jul 9, 2021 - Sat Aug 28, 2021

This indoor series includes the return of the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, the free International Children’s Day, a jazz concert starring Negroni’s Trio & Edgar Omar, performances featuring Conecta: Miami Arts, ARCA Images, FUNDarte’s Climakaze Miami 2021 and more. MDCA and Teatro Avante present the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, featuring theatrical performances by companies from Uruguay, Ecuador and Mexico. These … +

News

Fredric Snitzer Gallery presents Ajarb Bernard Ategwa: Sweet Flowers of Douala

May 2 - June 12, 2021

Fredric Snitzer Gallery presents a selection of works by contemporary artist Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, whose works deal with portrait formats and draws on subjects from neighborhood photographic studios. Ategwa’s large-format paintings mimic the scale of cityscapes and public space and explore modes of self-representation in today’s Cameroon, where he lives and works. Both style and composition-wise, his work reminisces a recall for … +