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 … +

Performing Arts

Zoetic Stage' Gringo Landia at ARSHT

May 13 - 14, 2020

Returning to the country he escaped from 50 years ago, a man returns to Cuba in search of a family heirloom. Accompanied by his non Spanish-speaking son and daughter, the family commences on a journey of closure, truth, and an examination of their cultural identities. Taking place in various locations throughout the island of Cuba, this fascinating new play by a gifted … +

News

A Wonderful World by Miami New Drama at Colony Theater

Mar 5 - 13, 2020

A world-premiere musical about jazz legend and singular American icon Louis Armstrong, with songs recorded and made popular by Armstrong, and original book by Aurin Squire, the multi-talented Opalocka-raised playwright and TV writer (This is Us, The Good Fight), and co-author of last season’s hit Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy.) A Wonderful World, traces Armstrong’s odyssey, the musical genre he helped define, … +

Museums

"Forensic Architecture: True to Scale" Opening Reception at MDC' Freedom Tower

Feb 19, 2020, 6 PM

Presenting the first major U.S. survey of Forensic Architecture’s extraordinary work uncovering evidence of state and corporate violence, join MOAD at MDC for the opening reception of Forensic Architecture. . . with a special discussion by founding director Eyal Weizman. Comprised of architects, software developers, filmmakers, journalists, lawyers, artists, and scientists, Forensic Architecture is a research agency that uses architectural software and an … +

Events

National YoungArts Week 2020: Full Schedule

Through Jan 12, 2020

National YoungArts Week is YoungArt’s signature program that aims to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and community while offering Finalists the guidance needed to prepare for the next stage of their artistic development. During the intensive, weeklong and all-inclusive program, artists across 10 disciplines participate in master classes and workshops with internationally recognized leaders in their field, which include: Tony Award winner Santino Fontana (2000 Winner in Voice & … +

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 … +

Museums

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 … +

Museums

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 … +

Museums

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 … +

Performing Arts

Broadway Musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at ARSHT

Oct 29 - Nov 23, 2019

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and Iand 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this piece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. The original production won ten Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on … +

Events

IlluminArts Anniversary Party and Gala Fundraiser

Nov 17, 2019. 4:00PM - 7:00PM

IlluminArts debuted on the Miami cultural scene on November 10, 2013. In its short it has collaborated with prominent institutions in the community to tell stories through art and music including the Pérez Art Museum Miami, Bass Museum of Art, Lowe Art Museum, de la Cruz Collection, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami Center for Architecture and Design and the National YoungArts Foundation. This Year’s … +

Performing Arts

Caravan: A Revolution on the Road at ARSHT

Fri Oct 18, 2019

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective collaborate with choreographer Rennie Harris’ company, Puremovement, and sculptor/projection mapping artist Andrew Scott to create Caravan: A Revolution on the Road, a new work expanding on themes explored on the first E-Collective recording and tour. These artists have created a multi-disciplinary performance that transcends racial and social boundaries and breathes new artistic life into conversations on personal and collective identity in relation to social … +

Performing Arts

Last Podcast on the Left’ World Tour at Olympia Theater

Sat Oct 19, 2019

Last Podcast on the Left barrels headlong into all things horror — as hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski cover dark subjects spanning Jeffrey Dahmer, werewolves, Jonestown, iconic hauntings, the history of war crimes, and more. Whether it’s cults, killers, or cryptid encounters, Last Podcast on the Left laughs into the abyss that is the dark side of humanity.

Museums

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 … +

Events

Alternative Facts by Paul Ramirez Jonas at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Friday, October 18, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

An interactive public performance exploring the concept of truth as a social contract. Over the course of two days in two different parts of the city, Paul Ramirez Jonas will engage the public in a series of actions that call into question commonly understood ideas about facts, authority, exchange, value, and trust. Paul Ramírez Jonas is a contemporary artist and arts educator whose … +

Events

The Hidden Cabrera: Where the Oceans Meet exhibition tour with Martin A. Tsang

Sun Sep 29, 2019. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

MOAD presents a series of public programs related to its current exhibition, Where the Oceans Meet. Rather than a formal sit-down lecture, MOAD presents engaging, conversational, and scholarly exhibition tours lead by a wide array of interdisciplinary experts.  While pointing to specific art work and archival material on view, Tsang sparks a conversation on “The Hidden Cabrera,” highlighting Cabrera’s biography and research methods. Where the Oceans Meet is an exhibition of modern and contemporary art that resonates with … +

Events

TALKS: Exile Today: Miami, Becoming the Magic City.

Thursday, October 31, 2019. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Exile Experience will present Exile Today, a series of interdisciplinary conversations with distinguished individuals from the realms of art, science, business, and entertainment that examine exile from contemporary perspectives. For the inaugural series, Exile Today: Conversations with Carlos Alberto Montaner, acclaimed author, speaker, and intellectual Carlos Alberto Montaner will moderate discussions that will investigate the Cuban experience in the United States. The first rendition of Exile Today will kick off with “Miami, Becoming the Magic City,” focused on … +

Events

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 … +

Dance

Miami City Ballet opens 2019-2020 Season

Oct 18 - 20, 2019

Miami City Ballet opens their 2019/20 Season in October. The first program for the season includes three works including Balanchine’s own favorite ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto; a do-not-miss work by iconic choreographer Paul Taylor, Mercuric Tidings; and the celebrated stage spectacle set in a 1930s speakeasy, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – a ballet with vaudevillian soul and a recognizable, toe-tapping score.  Program One STRAVINSKY VIOLIN CONCERTOChoreography: … +

Museums

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 … +

Museums

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

Sept. 12, 2019 – April 25, 2020

What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey features selections from gifts made by Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles–based collector, scholar, and advocate, who has donated 60 artworks to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) since 2016. Of the 28 artists represented in Bailey’s gift, all but two are new additions to PAMM collection. Few of these artists received formal instruction. … +

Museums

Zhao Gang: History Painting at PAMM

Through Sun Jan 5, 2020

Zhao Gang: History Painting consists of fourteen paintings that bring together the radically multicultural aspects of Gang’s art and identity. Though the artist is fully Chinese and American, he is considered (and considers himself) an insider’s outsider in both cultures. As both native and newcomer, Gang has developed a darkly ironic, often crude approach to depicting Chinese history. His paintings elide centuries-old … +

Cinema

Movies under the Stars at Novotel Miami Brickell Rooftop

Wed Sep 4, 2019 - Wed Sep 25, 2019

“Movies under the Stars” at Novotel rooftop pool & bar with popcorn included will happen every Wednesday night from 8:30 PM. This cinema experience screens a new movie per night Schedule for upcoming nights:Sep 4, 2019 / Clueless Sep 11, 2019 / ArrivalSep 18, 2019 / La La Land Sep 25, 2019 / Dirty Dancing

Dance

Inclusive Ballroom Workshop by Step Change Studios at MDC Koubek Memorial Center

Sat Sep 28, 2019

Join Step Change Studios dancers for a 90-minute ballroom dance workshop. This inclusive workshop will introduce participants to a range of dances such as waltz and cha cha, explore how traditional sequences can be transposed to suit different abilities, introduce a short piece of choreography, and include professional demonstrations. No previous experience of ballroom or Latin dance is required. Footwear and comfortable … +