Flaming Classics: The Queen screens at the Frost Art Museum
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Frank Simon’s revolutionary documentary The Queen looks at the drag and pageant culture pre-Stonewall. Taking the audience back to 1967, this documentary serves as a record of a queer New York City and a fascinating portrait of the subject and queer icon, Mother Flawless Sabrina. In conjunction with the exhibition Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989, the Frost Art Museum FIU is partnering with … +


Artful Playdates The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Oct 5, 2019 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Artful Playdates support learning through experience for young children. Families explore multiple hands-on ways to create art that enhances language skills, creativity, collaboration and communication. For this Artful Playdate, we will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage month. This event is free and open to the public. These sessions are intended for pre-K children. Artful Artful Playdates support learning through experience for young children. … +


Connectivity: Selections from the Frost Art Museum Collection on view Now
Fri Aug 30, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019

Through five thematic sections, Connectivity: Selections from the Frost Art Museum Collection examines how art objects, created across cultures and during different time periods, relate to one another and to myriad publics.  Abstract Languages comprises the first section and offers an opportunity to analyze works that implement color, line, and form in dynamic ways. Whether it is a longing for home or the memory of a … +


“Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art” at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Through Sun Sep 30, 2018

Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art presents the work of twelve Miami-based artists who interrogate varying notions of deconstruction in their work. By taking apart ideas and processes, they create mechanisms through which life, politics, and art can be re-examined. While some of the artists in the exhibition deconstruct current events, personal memory or cultural archetypes, others dismantle norms to suggest alternative … +


The Writing on the Wall, exhibition at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Wed Aug 29, 2018 - Sun Dec 9, 2018

A collaborative installation, The Writing on the Wall: Hank Willis Thomas and Dr. Baz Dreisinger  presents essays, poems, letters, stories, diagrams, and notes written by individuals in prison around the world, from the United States and Australia to Brazil, Norway and Uganda. During her years teaching in US and international prisons, Professor Dreisinger actively collected the hand-written and typed pieces. The Writing on the Wall calls attention to the … +


NAEMI and Frost Art Museum presents Outsider Artists from Havana
Through Sun Jun 17, 2018

Outsider artists, or artists who work apart from mainstream art communities and academic culture, are self-taught. Certain outsider artists suffer from some form of mental illness that contributes to the creation of unconventional and elaborate works of art. A documented history exists of mental health professionals who, since the 19th century, have identified and helped bring recognition to patients whose skilled artistic … +


Dangerous Women at The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Through Sun 20 May, 2018

The Old and New Testaments are replete with female characters-good and bad wives, courageous heroines, and deceptive femme fatales. While some women saved their people, were paragons of wifely virtue, or repented their sins to pursue lives of virtue, others were purveyors of sin, harlots or hussies, or deadly temptresses and seductresses. Even if it was through their misbehavior, all of these women … +


NAEMI and Frost Art Museum presents “Make” Outsider Art Documentary
Fri Apr 13, 2018

“Make” Outsider Art Documentary introduces us to the art, lives and mental illness of artists Judith Scott, Ike Morgan, & Royal Robertson. Screening will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Eugenio Rothe, MD with panelists Silvia Quintana, LMHC, Elizabeth Hoy, MD & Maite Castillo. Friday – April 13, 2018, 6:30pm. Free and open to the public. Upcoming Events The Value and … +


Celebrating the art of Mexican photography this summer at the Frost Art Museum FIU
Through Thu 7 Sep, 2017

In 1955, Manuel Carrillo (1906-1989) began photographing and documenting indigenous Mexico. His street photography of campesinos, indios, mestizo men, women and children chronicled Mexico’s essential character and recorded everyday life. Carrillo embraced the ideas of Mexicanidad, a cultural movement that emerged in the 1920s after Mexico’s Revolution, which comprised influential writers, photographers, and artists. Its overriding ambition was to substantiate a national … +