Museums

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view at PAMM

Nov 22, 2019 - Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

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Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael: on view at PAMM after complete restoration

Through Mon Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

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Exhibition "The Gift of Art" currently on view at PAMM

Ongoing

For the presentation of the museum’s permanent collection during its 35th anniversary year, the understanding of art as gift for future generations, is being conflated conceptually with the celebration of donations of art that have been made to the museum during the last several decades. The artworks currently on view under “The gift of Art” represent examples of the works that have been … +

Events

PAMM: Jamila Woods, A DEFY Production for Basel

Dec 5, 2019, 8 PM

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) celebrates Miami Art Week/Art Basel Miami Beach with its signature Thursday night event featuring live music by Chicago-based soul singer, poet, and arts educator Jamila Woods, performances, and more. Throughout the evening, guests from the worlds of art, fashion, business, and philanthropy, including PAMM members and donors, will enjoy drinks, live music, and dancing on the museum’s … +

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Art Pop! at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Stressing about finals week? Take a break and celebrate Miami Art Week with us at Art Pop! Join for an afternoon of chill vibes and live music. At the end of the night, there will give away tickets to select Miami Art week events to a few lucky guests. RSVP 3PM

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Meleko Mokgosi: Your Trip to Africa at PAMM

Thu Feb 27, 2020

A large-scale, newly commissioned work by Mokgosi created for the museum’s distinctive 30-foot double-height project gallery. The project centers on the 1962 film Unsere Afrikareise (Our Trip to Africa) by the seminal filmmaker Peter Kubelka. Kubelka is widely recognized as one of the progenitors of the Structural film movement, which attempts to distill the cinematic experience to its purest material form. The … +

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José Carlos Martinat: Last months for “American Echo Chamber” at PAMM

Through Jan 26, 2020

It’s the last months for this exhibition at PAMM, where José Carlos Martinat created American Echo Chamber (2018), an installation that responds to the amplification and reinforcement of ideas in the current social and political landscape. This large-scale work is composed of mechanical light sculptures that collectively generate a dramatic and entertaining space for visual consumption. The sculptures are inspired by symbols of both … +

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Bass Museum presents MICKALENE THOMAS: Better Nights

Dec 1, 2019 - Sep 27, 2020

Inspired by the local New Jersey play ‘Put a Little Sugar in my Bowl’ organized and performed by the artists’ mother, friends, and family as well as the parties hosted by the artist’s mother in the late 1970s, Mickalene Thomas: Better Nights is an installation that will transform the galleries into an immersive art experience for the duration of the exhibition. The … +

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Breakfast in the Park with Petah Coyne by Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Sun Dec 8, 2019

The annual Breakfast in the Park is an official Art Basel Miami Beach event. Each year since 2004, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has welcomed guests to enjoy a complimentary breakfast, a lecture by a noted sculptor, and guided tours of our Sculpture Park and exhibitions. This event is free and open to the public. Contemporary sculptor and photographer Petah … +

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Carlos Estévez: Cities of the Mind Opens at the Lowe Art Museum

Thu Oct 24, 2019, 7 - 9 p.m.

Cities of the Mind features nine large-format paintings that reference the artist’s fascination with city plans. Inspired by the Havana of his youth, the Medieval European cities to which he has traveled extensively as an adult, and his abiding interest in symbolic cosmology and origin stories, Estévez has created in this new body of work personal maps of the human mind influenced by … +

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Frost Family Day at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Oct 19, 2019, 10 AM

Frost Family Day is filled with hands-on art activities that bring the museum’s collection and exhibitions to life. Frost Family Day invites everyone to celebrate kindness, respect, acceptance, and friendship. The day will be filled with fun art activities including painting recycled doors, rock and roll abstract art, spin art, making wishes at our love for humanity tree, 60’s- 70’s music, face … +

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LARA FAVARETTO: Blind Spot at the BASS Museum

Dec 1, 2019 - Apr 19, 2020

Incorporating paintings, sculpture and interactive installations, Lara Favaretto: Blind Spot presents an arrangement of new and recent works alongside ongoing series from the artist’s practice. The exhibition also features a new, site-specific work commissioned for the museum’s permanent collection. Favaretto embraces the idea of constant change, creating works of art and situations that are in flux. Though often humorous and playful, her … +

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Juana Valdes: Terrestrial Bodies Opening and Artist Walkthrough at MDC

Oct 24, 2019

In Terrestrial Bodies, Juana Valdes considers Ptolemy’s research, expanding two-dimensional works into large installations that map a connection between the history of trade and the displacement of various cultures and people. Incorporating early cartographies and mass-produced collectible ceramic objects – sourced by Valdes from around the world– the exhibition echoes the current trend of globalization, free markets and labor production while questioning … +

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Make a Zine Workshop at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Oct 9, 2019, 12:30 PM

A zine-making workshop inspired by current exhibition Art after Stonewall,1969—1989. Zines are personal hand-crafted publications. Materials for the workshop will be provided. A perfect opportunity for those in the world f publications, art publications, art marketing and visual arts communication. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP

Events

CultureFest 305 in its 2019 Edition at HistoryMiami

Sat Nov 9, 2019

HistoryMiami Museum invites to a new edition of CultureFest 305. Music, local flavours, culture, performances, live music and more. This festival brings together the city’s finest traditional artists for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft activities for all ages, and cuisine from our favorite local restaurants. Celebrating all what makes Miami the diverse, vibrant, and extraordinary city we love! FREE with … +

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Flight Into Egypt’s Permanent Exhibit Opens at The Deering Estate

Sat Oct 19, 2019

This exhibit features part of Charles Deering’s collection recorded in the 1924 inventory of gifts to his daughters. Two pre-17th century works of art originally displayed in the entrance hall in the Stone House depict variations of traditional flight into Egypt motif, the holy family’s journey to escape the violence in their homeland from King Herod. During the Reformation period (1517-1648), some … +

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Deep Dive with Viviana Dominguez: Saving and Preserving Material Culture

Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Kislak Center at MDC Special Collections is launching Deep Dive, a series of scholarly lectures, panel discussions, and interactive presentations focused on single topics relevant to the history of the early Americas and the conservation of primary source materials. Participants and programming will come from a consortium formed among MDC, the University of Miami, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Library … +

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HAEGUE YANG: In the Cone of Uncertainty opens at the Bass Museum

Nov 2, 2019 - Apr 5, 2020

Bringing together new and existing works spanning the last decade, In the Cone of Uncertainty foregrounds the artist’s consistent curiosity about the world and tireless experimentation with materializing the complexity of identity politics. The exhibition presents a selection of Yang’s oeuvre ranging from blind installations, anthropomorphic sculptures, light sculptures, and mural-like graphic wallpaper pieces, to thematic groupings of works related to certain … +

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Seven Solos: big scale Art Installations on view at Cornell Art Museum

Through Sun Oct 6, 2019

Seven Solos departs from our traditional group exhibitions by featuring only eight artists; each creating a unique, site-specific, immersive experience in six galleries plus the Margaret Blume Atrium space. These art installations can only be seen at the Cornell Art Museum Large-scale installations by Miya Ando; Giannina Dwin in collaboration with Freddy Jouwayed; Jacob M Fisher; Frank Hyder; Brookhart Jonquil; Shinduk Kang and … +

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Reading and lecture by Raphaël Confiant “Where the Oceans Meet” at Freedom Tower

Sat Oct 26, 2019

Pioneer of the Créolité movement, Raphaël Confiant interweaves excerpts from his writings with musings on Martinican philosopher, poet, and literary critic Édouard Glissant to unpack issues underlying Where the Oceans Meet, such as the interplay between language and identity. Raphaël Confiant was born in Le Lorrain, Martinique. He studied English and political science at the Sciences Po Aix, and law at Paul … +

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PAMM opens What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey tonight

Thu Sep 12, 2019 - Sat Apr 25, 2020

This exhibition is organized by PAMM and Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles-based collector, scholar, and advocate. The title of the exhibition emphasizes the artists impassioned commitment to their diverse practices and confirms the inclusive theme of the show which features artworks selected from 60 gifted by Bailey to PAMM since 2016. A variety of media is displayed including drawing, painting and … +

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South Florida Cultural Consortium: Opening Reception/Exhibition at MoCA

Thu Sep 5, 2019 - Sun Oct 20, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is pleased to launch the 2019 fall season with the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition. Guest curated by Amy Galpin, chief curator of the Frost Art Museum, this  group exhibition presents the work of artists exclusively from South Florida. The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) is the largest government-sponsored grant program in the U.S. for artists living in … +

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Billie Grace Lynn: A House Divided, (last days) at Lowe Art Museum

Through Sun Sep 15, 2019

University of Miami Associate Professor of Sculpture Billie Grace Lynn is known for creating meticulous, thought-provoking projects and interventions that address some of contemporary culture’s most pressing issues head-on. Her latest work is no exception: Featuring Lynn’s sculptural interpretation of a 26-foot tall hoodie and an 18-foot mirrored kinetic obelisk, this interactive, inter-disciplinary project invites viewers to reflect on identity politics, civic … +