Attractions

Crime Junkie Podcast at Parker Playhouse

Jan 17, 2020, 8 PM

Love true crime? Then there’s a place for you! If you can never get enough true crime… congratulations, you’re a Crime Junkie! Crime Junkie feels like you are sitting in a room with your best friends Ashley & Brit talking about true crime. Now is your chance to do that for real! Ashley & Brit are bringing you a never before told … +

Attractions

Pulitzer Prize Winner William Snyder: Talk & Book Signing at Leica Store

Thu Sep 19, 2019

William Snyder presents pictures and stories, his experience with The Who and his Pulitzer Prize winning career in photojournalism. To say that William Snyder is a serious photojournalist/editor is something of an understatement. The four-time Pulitzer Prize-winner has covered subjects ranging from AIDS orphans in Romania to Olympic Games to a coup attempt in the former Soviet Union. But what really gets this decorated … +

Cinema

Poster Drive 2019 by Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sat Jul 27, 2019

One of Coral Gables Art Cinema’ most popular events is back. The annual poster drive where they offer up hundreds of movie posters and other goodies amassed over the years for a $5 suggested donation per item. This is a fundraiser for them, and a chance for you to support your local nonprofit Cinema while collecting your favorite poster art. You’ll hang … +

Architecture

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science / Grimshaw Architects

The exciting 250,000 square foot Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science (Frost Science) in Miami, FL brings together an aquarium, planetarium and science museum onto one campus in downtown Miami’s Museum Park. Taking advantage of the city’s plentiful sunshine, ocean breezes from nearby Biscayne Bay and views to a growing downtown skyline, the inventive architecture of the museum furthers Miami-Dade County’s … +

Art Fairs

Design Miami 2018

December 5 - 10, 2017

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Design Miami/ 2018 brings together leading design galleries from around the world to present beautifully conceived and highly individual exhibitions for which the fair has become renowned. Design Miami/ is … +

Design

THE HAAS BROTHERS: Ferngully at The Bass Museum

Sun Apr 21, 2019 - Sun Mar 10, 2019

The Haas Brothers, twins Nikolai and Simon Haas, are artists/designers/creative producers based in Los Angeles. Their works of art and objects are situated between the contexts of art and design, frequently departing from the functional, and moving towards the exclusively sculptural. Playful and sometimes irreverent, they create furniture and sculptural objects in the form of anthropomorphic hairy chaises, fantastical beaded chairs and … +

Attractions

Dr Jordan B. Peterson in “12 Rules For Life Tour” comes to Jackie Gleason Theater

Thu Sep 13, 2018

Jordan B. Peterson is a Ph.D. research and clinical psychologist currently teaching and researching at the University of Toronto with tenure. He frequently appears on TVO on various topics. His research interests include self-deception, mythology, religion, narrative, neuroscience, personality, deception, creativity, intelligence and motivation. He is one of the two professors listed in the Arts & Science Students Union’s Anti-Calendar rated as … +

Attractions

Iga Ninja Clan’ Tomoyoshi Ukita at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Wed Sep 5, 2018

Iga Ninja, Ninjutsu artist and Ninja stunt performer Tomoyoshi Ukita presents Way of The Ninja, a free demonstration and lecture presented by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami. A specialist in Japanese swords, shuriken (throwing ninja stars), shichihode (the art of disguise), kaginawa (the art of grappling hook and rope) and kusarigama (the art of chain and sickle), Ukita is a … +

Attractions

JAWS’ Anniversary Celebration from floating theater at Dania Beach

Fri Jul 20, 2018

As a celebration of the original shark movie, 1975 pop culture classic, “Jaws,” you could join and watch the movie from  an outdoor floating theater (literally).  Doors open at 6:30, the spectators will have access to food and drinks (to purchase) during this Beach Bash for brave swimmers. When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New … +

Design

By the People: Designing a Better America at MDC’ Freedom Tower

Through Sun Sep 30, 2018

The first design exhibition scheduled in the MDC Museum of Art and Design after its April 2018 reopening, By the People: Designing a Better America will explore the challenges faced by urban, suburban and rural communities in the U.S. and its bordering countries. Based on more than two years of field research this exhibition presents collaborative designs for more equitable, inclusive and sustainable communities.  Featuring … +

Architecture

There’s a new park coming to Miami

A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 9 in District 12 for a new linear park, Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department reports. The park will benefit Miami neighborhoods such as Doral, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Medley, Sweetwater, and Virginia Gardens. The ceremony’s attendees included Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz, personnel from Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, and the public. The under … +

Architecture

Kanye West’s New Architecture Venture: Who, What, Why and… Really?

On Sunday evening, rapper Kanye West took to Twitter to announce the creation of a new architecture wing for his popular Yeezy company. With “Yeezy Home,” West is “looking for architects and industrial designers who want to make the world better,” leading to a flurry of speculation, excitement—and a certain amount of ridicule—across the online world. Whether or not you welcome the news, … +

Architecture

Blast from the past: Photos show ‘Miami that was never built’

Getting caught up in Miami’s past is easy to do especially when you work at the University of Miami. Jorge Damian de la Paz, the program manager for Office of Civic and Community Engagement at the Big U, shares his photo slideshow that includes renderings of Miami’s historic developments that were forgotten in time. Call it “a Miami that was never built” … +

Announcements

2018 Miami Showhouse at the Deering Estate

April 15 - 29, 2018

Designers to Transform Historic Deering Estate for April Event The Junior League of Miami is proud to announce the final list of celebrated designers that have signed on to be part of its 2018 Miami Showhouse at the historic Deering Estate. The Junior League has partnered with the Deering Estate Foundation to host this biennial event to increase awareness and financial capability … +

Architecture

Double Vision at The Wolfsonian

Fri 6 Oct, 2017 - Sun 1 Apr, 2018

Graphic design helps establish a visual identity—a brand—for a client. At the same time, it can express the designer’s individual creativity. To explore this dual nature of graphic identity, Vienna-based design studio Seite Zwei transforms The Wolfsonian’s façade and lobby with typefaces, abstract forms, and color schemes derived from the work of Julius Klinger, one of the pioneering graphic artists of the … +

Design

Austrian Design through Julius Klinger/Seite Zwei at The Wolfsonian–FIU

Fri 6 Oct, 2017 - Sun 1 Apr, 2018

FIU unveils a pair of graphic design presentations, historic and contemporary, under the shared theme of “identity.” Exhibition Julius Klinger: Posters for a Modern Age presents the work of this pioneer graphic artist of the early 20th century, being the first U.S. solo show devoted to the designer. Complementing Julius Klinger is Double Vision, a two part contemporary installation by Vienna based … +

Architecture

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

Ongoing

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 … +

Architecture

The Best Architect-Designed Pieces from Design Miami/ Basel 2017

The Best Architect-Designed Pieces from Design Miami/ Basel 2017 Table, MAD Martian Collection by MAD Architects. Image Courtesy of MAD Architects With Design Miami/ Basel 2017 well underway (from June 13-18), ArchDaily has compiled a list of the best architect-designed furniture pieces on display at the event. This year, notable items include works by MAD Architects, Christ & Gantenbien, Trix & Robert … +

Architecture

Design Miami/ Basel 2017 achieves record sales & attendance

Sat 1 Jul, 2017

Design Miami/ Basel concluded its highest turnover edition to-date this week with footfall of 28,800 visitors, including the world’s most significant collectors of modern and contemporary design. 47 leading design galleries from more countries than any past edition exhibited including participation from 12 of the 17 founding galleries and six first-time galleries. Jen Roberts, CEO of Design Miami/ said, “This edition of … +

Architecture

Work to Dazzle: Highlights from Design Miami/Basel

Exhibition Work to Dazzle: Highlights from Design Miami/Basel By CLAUDIA BARBIERI |  Twentieth century and contemporary design is on a roll in the art market, and Design Miami/Basel is gathering no moss. This year’s twelfth edition of the fair in Basel, which ended June 18, was the biggest and arguably best yet with fifty participating galleries from eleven countries, including such newcomers as Mercado … +

Architecture

Tour Miami’s newly opened Frost Museum of Science

The Frost Museum of Science has officially opened its doors this morning in downtown Miami, holding a dedication ceremony commemorating the unveiling of the 250,000-square-foot project adjacent to Pérez Art Museum Miami. Among the facility’s most notable features are its planetarium, aquarium, and science museum—these are outlined below: The Frost Planetarium – One of only 13 3-D 8K-projection planetariums in the world, … +

Architecture

The Standard Miami Beach is getting a facelift

The Standard Miami Beach is on the cusp of a dynamic renovation that will include the demolishing of its east wing, reports The Real Deal, which used to be the Lido Spa Hotel and is currently comprised of hotel rooms, a spa, and the outdoor Lido Bayside Grill. The Miami Beach Design Review Board unanimously approved the application yesterday, which calls for … +

Architecture

Pioneer of American Art Nouveau at The Wolfsonian–FIU Museum

Sat 8 Apr, 2017

William H. Bradley was America’s foremost graphic artist from the end of the nineteenth century into the 1930s. Derived from the Art Nouveau aesthetic, the flowing lines of his designs for advertisements, periodicals, catalogs, and posters made a marked impact on both commercial and fine art in the United States. The Wolfsonian–FIU Museum 1001 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139 305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org

Architecture

Form and Body at The Art Design Project, Miami

Sat 1 Apr, 2017 - Fri 1 Sep, 2017

Horst P. Horst, is ranked alongside Irving Penn and Richard Avedon as one of the last century’s leading photographers. In an extraordinary sixty-year career, Horst’s photographs graced the pages of Vogue and House and Garden. He was renowned as a master of expressive lighting and atmospheric illusion. In the early 1930s Horst moved to Paris – the center of the creative avant-garde … +