Cinema

GEMS 2019 Opening Night with Almodóvar’ Pain and Glory at Tower Theater

Thu Oct 10, 2019

Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated Pain and Glory will open the 2019 GEMS Film Festival on Thursday, October 10 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami. The GEMS Opening Night event will transform MDC’s Tower Theater Miami into “Casa Almodóvar” with a gallery exhibit of classic Almodóvar film posters, images in vignettes, and a post-screening gala party, Sabor de Almodóvar, sponsored by Estrella Damm. Featuring characters from Almodóvar films at the Estrella Damm photo … +

Literature

Hip-Hop Star Rick Ross presents his book “Hurricanes” at MDC Wolfson Campus

Mon Sep 9, 2019

The highly-anticipated memoir from hip-hop icon Rick Ross chronicles his coming of age amid Miami’s crack epidemic, his star-studded controversies, and his unstoppable rise to fame. Making an exclusive appearance in the city that shaped him, Rick Ross will be in conversation with a soon-to-be-announced moderator. The event is held in partnership with the Miami Book Fair and The New Tropic. Rick Ross … +

Events

COLORS Presents “R&B Only” at The Fillmore

Fri Sep 20, 2019

COLORS in an experience company based in LA, bringing to The Fillmore, their R&B only. After this anticipated event was rescheduled, the definite night for R&B lover will be Sep 20. R&B Only is designed to be an experience for music lovers. Created with the aim of going beyond the typical concert night. “I was at too many parties where people were … +

Dance

The Miami/London Exchange by KPD Dance Company at Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Produced by Florida’s own groundbreaking integrated dance pioneers, Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) in the second edition of Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference promises to be even more exciting than its inaugural event.  KPD and Step Change Studios come together for a special Miami/London Dance Exchange performance as part of Miami-Dade County’s International Cultural Exchange Program. The performance will be followed by … +

Dance

2nd Annual Forward Motion Conference at MDC Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD)  is Florida’s only full-time dance organization that features choreography performed by dancers with and without disabilities and has been a role model for the artistic and disability communities in Miami Dade County for twenty-nine years. Under the dedicated direction of Artistic Director Karen Peterson, the company provides educational programming for students with special needs and provides inclusive … +

Events

Arts Launch 2019 at ARSHT

Sep 7, 2019  ArtsLaunch is the biggest free community event in Miami that includes the performing arts and other arts disciplines. This open house is the annual kick-off to Miami’s art season! Last year featured more than 60 free events and performances— and they expect more of the same this year. More than 100 Miami arts organizations will be on campus, ready … +

Events

Shaktiville returns with Life is Art at MUCE Campus

Tue Sep 3, 2019

Founded by Dita Devi, Shaktiville, literally means the home of female divine energy, is a regular pop-up show hosting a wide variety of homegrown artistic expression. The Return of Shaktiville begins on Tuesday, September 3rd and running every Tuesday through September at the MUCE Campus in Little Haiti. The shows include music, visual arts, poetry, dance, and performance, all with the dual … +

Events

Raymond Jungles Presents: Brazilian Modern, The Living Art of Roberto Mark

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden hosts our landscape architect Raymond Jungles for a conversation and photo documentary about Jungles’ long collaboration with his mentor, Brazilian landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx. Jungles will highlight the work and influences of Burle Marx and the current featured exhibit he designed for the New York Botanical Garden. Roystoneas, Copernicias and a large Attalea serve a backdrop … +

Events

Arts LAUNCH 2019 at ARSHT

Sat Sep 7, 2019

ArtsLaunch is the biggest free community event in Miami that celebrates the performing arts and other arts disciplines. This open house is the annual kick-off to Miami’s art season! ArtsLaunch is a full day of over 50 activities including free mini performances, interactive workshops, kids’ activities, farmers market, tours and more. 9:30am: Lobby OpeningEnjoy light refreshments in our Ziff Ballet Opera House … +

News

The Foundation Presented with $200K For Capital Improvements

Thu Aug 15, 2019

On Thursday, August 15, The Deering Estate Foundation hosted Lt. Governor Jeanette Nuñez and other invited guests for a presentation of a State of Florida legislative appropriation of $200,000 to begin the renovation of a 10,700 sq. ft. field study research center. When completed, the facility will provide temporary living quarters for up to 14 researchers as well as house an archival … +

Visual Arts

Women in Focus Festival, happening at Leica Store Miami

Wed Jul 24, 2019 - Sat Jul 27, 2019

Women in Focus, brought to you by Leica Store Miami, is a photography exhibition and weekend festival dedicated to bringing visibility to leading women in the photographic industry who shoot with Leica. Through photography presentations, panel talks, image review, and a women’s-only workshop, this multi-day event will provide an outlet for photographers to discuss and empower women and their advocates within the … +

Dance

XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami: all Programs and Venues

Sat Jul 27-Sun Aug 18, 2019

Considered the most important ballet festival in the US. Featuring world prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars. PROGRAM IInternational Ballet Festival Youth Gala​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​MDC Lehman Theater -Aug 4, … +

Music

Carlos Averhoff Jr brings his ensemble to Arts Garage

Friday, December 21, 8:00 pm

Carlos Averhoff Jr brings his ensemble to Arts Garage. Averhoff is a Grammy-nominated artist with the album “Buena Vista presents Omara Portuondo.” He is an artist of Inner Circle Music Jazz Label and former educator at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. His music brings a unique sound, blending a new hybrid sound of modern Jazz influenced by Cuban and African … +

Music

Carlos Camilo and The Live Dimension at Art Garage

October 27, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Carlos Camilo and the Live Dimension is a fusion band that explores jazz genres without frontiers in a celebration of good taste and soulful music. It is a group of dreamers and friends who have come together to realize a musical vision amidst difficult times which make visionary projects like this one difficult to realize. Nonetheless, against the odds, Carlos Camilo has … +

Events

First Fridays at ICA

Fri Nov 2, 2018

First Fridays is a neighborhood-wide initiative celebrating art and performance in the Miami Design District. Explore ICA Miami’s exhibitions after dark, and enjoy activities for guests of all ages—film screenings, exhibition tours, performances, and more. Museum guests are encouraged to explore various after-hours activations throughout the Miami Design District, including world-class public art installations by Sol LeWitt, Urs Fischer, and Buckminster Fuller, among … +

Events

2018 Marine and Wildlife Art/Craft Festival at South Florida Fairgrounds

Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Sun Sep 16, 2018

The Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The Festival features a unique blend of fine arts, crafts, specializing in marine and wildlife arts and crafts, music, seafood, and fun attracting people each year from all over Florida and the Southeast. The event features local, regional, and national original works of art from … +

Visual Arts

The 2018 Florida Biennial happens at Art and Culture Center/Hollywood

Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018

The 2018 Florida Biennial features 66 works by 31 artists who were selected by juror Sarah Fritchey from entries submitted to the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood. The exhibition opens with a reception from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 with the announcement of awards for the Juror’s Pick and Honorable Mention. This ninth edition of the Center’s Juried Biennial received applications from … +

Events

HistoryMiami’s CultureFest 305

Sat Oct 13, 2018

HistoryMiami invites to celebrate life in the Magic City and take in the sights, sounds, and flavors that make Miami, Miami. Join for a jam-packed day of music, dance, food, and art. We’re bringing together the city’s finest traditional musicians, artists, and craftsmen for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft activities for all ages, and cuisine from our favorite local restaurants. … +

Museums

OVERTIME at BASS Museum of Art

Fri Aug 17, 2018

Summertime calls for Overtime #atTheBass, featuring ‘one-night-only’ programming and evening hours until 10 PM. This summer, join us for one Friday night a month, for a mix of performance, dance, music, conversation and films that excite, challenge and educate. Fri, Aug 17 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Bass Museum of Art 2100 collins avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139 305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org

Events

The Outré Theatre Company: Drunk Shakespeare! Event at Irishmen Pub

Sat Aug 25, 2018

The Outré Theatre Company is excited to announce the return of its raucous and spirited night of inebriated Elizabethans, Drunk Shakespeare! Hosting the event for the third year in a row, the Irishmen Pub in Boca Raton.  Drunk Shakespeare brings together seven actors, forty-two (!) shots of alcohol, and the boozy Bard himself, for a night of theatre fundraising unlike any other … +

Events

ARTS LAUNCH 2018! by ARSHT Coming Soon

Sat Sep 8, 2018

Miami’s biggest annual event celebrating and kicking off the Arts Season. A day of fun and discovery: family activities, mini performances, a community arts village of more than 100 arts and cultural organizations, chef demonstrations, food, live bands, DJs and more. Plus: the majority of the Arsht Center’s season will go on sale for individual show tickets for the first time. More events will be announced … +

Events

Florida Renaissance Festival Celebrates 26th Season in 2018

Feb 10 – Mar 25, 2018

Seven Fun-Filled Themed Weekends, Variety of Acts & Performances The iconic Florida Renaissance Festival will ring in its 26th season, and, for the third year in a row, will offer an extraordinary SEVEN theme-filled weekends as well as a fantastical journey back in time with a variety of fan favorite acts and performances. Upon stepping inside the gates of our village, attendees … +