Museums

Mariano: Variations on a Theme at PAMM

Aug. 5, 2022 – Jan. 22, 2023

Mariano: Variations on a Theme is the first major retrospective exhibition of the work of Cuban artist Mariano Rodríguez (b. 1912, Havana; d. 1990, Havana) in the United States. Spanning almost six decades of artistic production, this retrospective features paintings, watercolors, and drawings on loan from leading private and institutional collections, including the artist’s estate, which has provided unprecedented access to rarely … +

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PAMM presents Hélio Oiticica’s installation Penetrável Macaléia

July 18, 2022

Penetrável Macaléia (1978) is among the last variations of the form that Oiticica conceived. Dedicated to Jards Macalé, the famous musician who was a dear friend of the artist. The design of this work was inspired by an epic party at Macalé’s house, which Oiticica wrote vividly about in his notes. Stage lights shone on the performers in this cage, covering their … +

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Wandering in the Wilderness: Outsider Art from the Collection at NAEMI

Saturday, May 7th, 2022, 5PM – 9PM

NAEMI, in collaboration with Mad Arts, is proud to announce an exhibition featuring exclusive art from the permanent collection at NAEMI (National Arts Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill, Inc). The exhibition will include internationally recognized names in Cuban Outsider Art, such as Jorge Alberto Cadi “El Buzo”, Misleidys Castillo Pedroso, and Rigoberto Casorla (Rigo), along with other well-recognized creators like Echo MacCallister, … +

Visual Arts

Fire Figure Fantasy: Selections from ICA Miami’s Collection

From May 12 – October 30, 2022

“Fire Figure Fantasy” is ICA Miami’s first major exhibition to showcase its permanent collection, with a focus on recent acquisitions. Since its founding in 2014, ICA Miami has established itself as a singular voice in artistic stewardship and research with a collection that champions leading emerging and established artists. Local and national voices are represented in dialogue with some of the most … +

LifeStyle

Photo Walk with photographer Luis Cobelo

Saturday, March 19, 2022, 11:00am

Join Leica Store Miami for a Coral Gables photo walk with photographer Luis Cobelo. This is a great opportunity to photograph alongside Luis and learn about his process. Luis is an expert explorer of the uncharted waters of imagination, and through his art, he invites people to step into other worlds and alternate dimensions. Expand your imagination, engage with your environment, and … +

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Carlos Alfonzo: Late Paintings at ICA Miami

From April 21 – November 27, 2022

ICA Miami is proud to present “Carlos Alfonzo: Late Paintings,” which brings together over a dozen paintings from 1990, the artist’s final year of production. Relying on an established exhibition and research practice of delving into significant periods in artists’ work, ICA Miami takes a deep and definitive look at the final series of works in Alfonzo’s oeuvre. The largest gathering of … +

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Pan American Art Projects presents Memories, by Lisandra Ramirez

April 2 -July 2, 2022

Memories, by Lisandra Ramirez, is curated by Gabriela Azcuy and it is a reconstruction of the memory of the artist’s childhood, where the objects are not recreated as they are, but as they are remembered, sometimes as collages or fused images. “In her artistic practice, the child’s object —in most cases reimagined — blends with the remains of historic porcelain, cutlery, and … +

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Pan American Art Projects presents Carbon, by Serlian Barreto

April 2 -July 2, 2022

Carbón, by Serlian Barreto, is a series composed of work produced over the last two years as a homage to his grandfather, who is a life-long producer and exporter of coal in Cuba. Barreto grew up with his grandfather and gained in-depth knowledge of the specifics of turning organic materials into coal, to later be used as fuel: from gathering raw materials, … +

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Onajide Shabaka: On the edge of tomorrows… on view at Emerson Dorsch

Through March 26, 2022

The show is a selection of works made throughout Shabaka’s five-decade career, evoking the artist’s range of expression and the web of connections he makes between stories, ethnobotany, deep mapping, and anthropology, among many other themes. With his practice and work, the artist imbues into his practice a model of how one can hold accumulated memories of horrific truths in history and … +

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Radical Conventions: Cuban American Art from the 1980s at Lowe Art Museum

March 17 – June 12, 2022

By the 1980s, the first waves of Cuban exiles who migrated to South Florida in the previous two decades had begun to establish themselves as an economic force with increasing political power. In the process they developed an ideological narrative around which the community could rally; that is, to liberate Cuba from communism. This thinking not only informed their political and social … +

Visual Arts

Jadé Fadojutimi: Yet, Another Pathetic Fallacy at ICA Miami

Through April 17, 2022

Fadojutimi cites and updates the key art historical elements of the twentieth century—grids, webs, transparency and layering, and the mixing of disparate kinds of mark-making—to suggest processes or elements that are in exalted search for their final forms, blossoming, or in movement. Her complex images, which use a surprising and electric color palette, can suggest plants and garlands, microscopic activity, marine landscapes, … +

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Art on the Plaza 2022 Calling All South Florida Artists

March 28, 2022 11:59 pm

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami is pleased to announce an open call to South Florida artists for a commission opportunity as part of the 2022 Art on the Plaza initiative. This year, we are offering the opportunity for local artists to submit their work through an open call for Art on the Plaza 2022. We are requesting qualifications from professional … +

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Mindy Solomon Gallery presents Basil Kincaid: All in One Feeling

March 26 – April 30, 2022

All in One Feeling, an exhibition of seven figurative-abstract embroideries, synthesizes an approach to making and living that artist Basil Kincaid has been cultivating over the last decade. Each piece, born from an initial drawing on paper that’s then scaled onto canvas and painted in the thread, represents the process-oriented, collaborative, and imaginative tenets of Kincaid’s methods. As the work is drafted, … +

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Building the Stone House at Deering Estate

Through April 17, 2022

2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Stone House at the Deering Estate. Throughout the months of February and March, Deering Estate staff will be bringing out new photographs, artifacts and texts to illustrate the inspirations, ideas, and individuals that helped to build the historic Stone House. Through historic photographs and objects, guests can explore the unique and hidden … +

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Venezuelan photographer Luis Cobelo’ exhibits Zurumbático at Leica Store Miami

March 18 - May 27, 2022

Zurumbático is a story full of the lifeblood that permeates thousands of Latin American little towns, the roots of that giant empirical hemisphere – passionate, forgotten, fickle, violent and, above all, happy. Aracataca is the country where Gabriel García was born and which inspired his original Macondo. This place, and the surrounding geographical area in this Caribbean part of Colombia, was his … +

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Poner el Universo en Orden Otra Vez: José Bedia at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

February 20 - March 26, 2022

Solo exhibition of new works by Cuban-born artist José Bedia. Composed of work produced over the last two years, this exhibition recaptures Bedia’s link to artistic traditions of Indigenous cultures and expands upon his most recent trips to West Africa. The exhibition’s title suggests finding “order” within the surrounding chaos of the universe, a starting point for the artist’s overall arching themes … +

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Ladies First: The Art of Carlos Luna

Through April 24, 2022

One of the foremost contemporary Cuban American artists, Carlos Luna is part of a generation of Latin American artists who embrace their strong heritage and traditions while reinventing themselves along the way. Luna tells stories and narrates fables through detailed and richly painted canvases, mixed media works on paper, lavish tapestries, sculptures, and installations. This first major exhibition of Luna’s work in … +

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Jillian Mayer’s CURRENT YEAR at David Castillo Gallery

Through April 2, 2022

URRENT YEAR meditates on the state of the present as a landscape that is created, transmitted, and understood through lenses and screens. In this exhibition, Mayer presents glass across a diversity of sculptural contexts—as irregularly-shaped, multi-colored panes suspended from the gallery’s ceiling, the walls, and from metal and fiberglass objects—to address its intrinsic vulnerabilities and contradictions, its ubiquity and evolution as a … +

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Coral City Camera on view at the Lowe Art Museum through June 2022

Through June 12, 2022

Coral City Camera is a multimedia artwork and (click here for live stream) research tool by artist-scientist duo Coral Morphologic and presented by Bas Fisher Invitational (BFI) and Bridge Initiative. Submerged alongside PortMiami, the Coral City Camera reveals the surprising diversity of pioneering coral reef organisms that call Miami home. Coral Morphologic is studying these populations in conjunction with NOAA and the … +

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ICA Miami presents Betye Saar: Serious Moonlight

Through April 17, 2022

ICA Miami presents a survey of rarely exhibited immersive, site-specific installations from 1980 to 1998 by American artist Betye Saar. 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 … +

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A Crack in the Moon: The Art of Alette Simmons-Jimenez

Through May 8, 2022

The work of multidisciplinary Miami-based artist, Alette Simmons-Jiménez, is rooted in a tradition that values vision as well as craft. Her work celebrates the physicality of the handmade while incorporating tangible spiritual components from our natural surroundings. On receiving a BFA from Newcomb College/Tulane (New Orleans) she relocated to the Dominican Republic and began a studio practice. Eventually relocating to the Dominican … +

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Harold Mendez: And, perhaps, here, between at ICA Miami

Through May 1, 2022

On view at ICA Miami is “And, perhaps, here, between” by artist and sculptor Harold Mendez. A first-generation American of Colombian and Mexican descent, Mendez’s work engages the long arc of hemispheric history, from ancestral cosmologies to the diasporic bits of knowledge that form such an important part of New World cultures. Working in photography, sculpture, and installation, Mendez’s objects explore cultural … +

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Bridges: Fostering exchanges at the Lowe Art Museum

Through April 29, 2022

Bridges captures our intersecting community of South Florida artists and students as an act of inclusion and visibility within greater Miami. Utilizing the windows and galleries at the Lowe Art Museum, this nested exhibition serves as a bridge between the quiet contemplative spaces of viewing contemporary art and the bustling university campus. This action is a collaboration between 2b Non Profit, the … +

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Hugh Hayden: Boogey Men at ICA Miami

Through April 17, 2022

“Hugh Hayden: Boogey Men” features a suite of monumental new works created for the occasion and debuting at ICA Miami. In his innovative work across mediums, Hayden creates anthropomorphic forms that explore our relationship with the natural world. Formally trained as an architect, Hayden deploys laborious processes—selecting, carving, fabricating—resulting in dynamic, surreal, and critical responses to personal experience and social and cultural … +