Music

The Cleveland Orchestra: MOZART and DVOŘÁK at the Arsht

January 28-29, 2022, at 8 p.m.

Music for lovers of the natural world. Dvořák was a gardener, and loved to roam the fields and woods surrounding his home in southern Bohemia. The tone of his Eighth Symphony is one of bucolic euphoria, the sheer joy of being alive in a world of natural wonders, filled with birdcalls and dance tunes. The performance opens with Mozart’s Linz Symphony, widely … +

Music

The Cleveland Orchestra: TCHAIKOVSKY’S FOURTH at the Arsht

January 21-22, 2022, at 8:00 p.m.

Passionate music, passionate lives. This concert offers two dramatic works in which each composer poured out his heart and exposed his soul. Tchaikovsky sought refuge in music when his life was in disarray. He entered into a disastrous marriage that only lasted six weeks. Nearly mad with passion, he poured his feelings into his Fourth Symphony, and the act of writing the … +

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, … +

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. … +

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, … +

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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 … +

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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 … +

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Xaviera Simmons exhibit solo at David Castillo Gallery

April 22 - July 3, 2021

David Castillo presents In the dim light pressing deeply against each other: Xaviera Simmons’ seventh solo exhibition with the gallery. The show features a new body of text and color field paintings by the artist. In a cinematic treatment of the sensual relationships between feeling, perception, and language, Simmons’ paintings evoke the pleasures of landscapes in their natural, manmade, and abstracted forms. … +

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ICA Miami presents Dalton Gata: The Way We’ll Be

May 14 – Nov 21, 2021

Ground Floor / Ray Ellen and Allan Yarkin Gallery The first solo museum presentation for Cuban-born, Puerto Rico-based artist Dalton Gata (b. 1977, Santiago de Cuba) features his surrealistic installations across media, which explore his personal experiences, queer and popular culture, and psychological and mythical symbols. The artist’s recent focus on metaphysical still-lifes is reflected through newly commissioned paintings and sculpture that depict symbolic … +

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Nina Johnson presents Vibrant: 16 artists from Creative Growth

May 15th - July 31st, 2021. Upstairs Gallery

Nina Johnson presents Vibrant, an exhibition of new works by the artists of Creative Growth Art Center, the oldest and largest nonprofit art studio for artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities. With styles reminiscent of Abstract Expressionism to Fauvism and Pop Art, these exciting works highlight a group of extraordinary artists once marginalized by disability. Despite never receiving classical training, the … +

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Tomorrow’s coming! Area Stage Company present: Annie with 8 actors, no children!

June 11th – 27th, 2021

It’s Annie like you’ve never seen it before! Area Stage Company proudly announces their newest Mainstage professional production, performed by eight actors and no children. Conceived and directed by ASC’s Giancarlo Rodaz, and starring NYC actress Staci Stout as Annie, this reimagining of the well-loved Broadway hit is the latest in Area Stage’s tradition of presenting classic titles in fresh and exciting … +

Music

Chopin for All presents an exclusive performance “watch party” with Christopher Richardson

Saturday, May 8, 2021 3:00 pm

Christopher Richardson is no stranger to the Chopin Foundation. He first came to draw attention when he was awarded a Scholarship through our annual Young Pianists program. Christopher then earned the Best Chopin Prize at the MTNA Senior Piano Competition which we presented at the 2016 MTNA Conference in San Antonio. And most recently, we were very pleased that he was one … +