Miami Short Film Festival at The Deering State, full schedule

Nov 5-8, 2019

Deering Estate in partnership with the MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL presents a new series that provides screenings of selected short films. The Movie Labyrinth; Are we there yet?; Then there was you and Slippery Corners of the Mind and more shorts will be screened as a part of the event. Individual tickets on sale. The Miami short Film Festival is dedicated to … +


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 … +


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 … +


Speaking Sustainably Film Series: Toxic Waters at The Deering

Wed Oct 23, 2019

As part of the Speaking Sustainably Film Series the Deering Estate invites to a complimentary reception and screening of Toxic Waters. Reception begins at 7PM with light snacks and beverages. The screening will begin at 7:30PM. Following the screening guests can participate in a Q&A with featured experts and the production crew. Harmful algal blooms come in many forms, from toxic outbreaks … +


Artist Talk with Virginia Overton

Join Commuter Biennial in conversation with artist Virginia Overton as she discusses her sculptural installation Late Bloomer on site on The People’s Dock at the Deering Estate. With this work, Overton repurposes the bed of her Dodge Ram 150 pickup truck and fashions it into a habitat for native aquatic plants. This piece will evolve throughout the course of its installation as the plants continue to grow. This discussion … +


#1 Global bestseller author Rupi Kaur comes to Olympia Theater

Fri Oct 26, 2018

Rupi Kaur is a poet, artist, and performer. At the age of five, her mother handed her a paintbrush and said, “Draw your heart out.” At seventeen, she happened upon a local open mic night where she performed her first spoken word poem. While studying at the University of Waterloo, Rupi wrote, illustrated, and self-published her first collection, milk and honey. In the years since, milk … +


Gusman Concert Hall: France and her Revolutions/ Lecture: Romanticism’s Explosions

Thu Sep 13, 2018

The 1830’s and 40’s upended the standards for journalists, poets, playwrights, musicians, and artists, forcing innovators to join together while making room for individual genius. The result was a flowering of inspiration not seen in one city since Renaissance Florence: Hugo, de Musset, Courbet, Meyerbeer, Delacroix, Adam, Berlioz, Chopin… Frank Cooper, lecturer Thursday, Sep 13, 2018, 7:30 – 9pm Weeks Center for Recording and … +


Lecture “France and her Revolutions: Modernity in Paris” at Frost School of Music

Thu Sep 27, 2018

The advent of the 20th century saw Paris once again become a wellspring of revolutionary artistic ideas. Mallarmé, Verlaine, and Rimbaud shattered poetry, while Braque and Picasso’s Cubism splintered the pictorial plan. Impressionism opened the way for Rodin, Debussy, and Ravel, and Stravinsky and Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes arrived with radically polytonal music and expressive movement. Frank Cooper, lecturer Weeks Center for Recording … +


Dr Jordan B. Peterson in “12 Rules For Life Tour” comes to Jackie Gleason Theater

Thu Sep 13, 2018

Jordan B. Peterson is a Ph.D. research and clinical psychologist currently teaching and researching at the University of Toronto with tenure. He frequently appears on TVO on various topics. His research interests include self-deception, mythology, religion, narrative, neuroscience, personality, deception, creativity, intelligence and motivation. He is one of the two professors listed in the Arts & Science Students Union’s Anti-Calendar rated as … +


Iga Ninja Clan’ Tomoyoshi Ukita at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Wed Sep 5, 2018

Iga Ninja, Ninjutsu artist and Ninja stunt performer Tomoyoshi Ukita presents Way of The Ninja, a free demonstration and lecture presented by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami. A specialist in Japanese swords, shuriken (throwing ninja stars), shichihode (the art of disguise), kaginawa (the art of grappling hook and rope) and kusarigama (the art of chain and sickle), Ukita is a … +


ICA Speaks presents Mark Handforth

Fri 15 Sep, 2017

In his sculptural installations, Mark Handforth transplants familiar objects into unfamiliar surroundings in order to reveal something new about the ways in which these things exist and function in our everyday lives. Born in Hong Kong, raised in England, and based in Miami since 1992, Handforth revels in the skewed perspectives and unintended consequences that result from cultural migration and displacement. In … +


Stephanie Wakefield Lecture at ICA Miami

Sat 15 Jul, 2017

  Stephanie Wakefield is an urban geographer and visiting Assistant Professor in Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College at The New School. She has written and organized extensively around the political and philosophical questions of the Anthropocene, exploring it as a threshold moment of both great potential and catastrophe. She is finalizing a book on the being, time and politics of … +


Claire Colebrook Lecture at ICA Miami

Tue 18 Jul, 2017

Claire Colebrook is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English at Penn State University. She has published books and articles on contemporary European philosophy, queer theory, visual culture, poetry, literary history gender studies and literary theory. Her most recent book is Twilight of the Anthropocene Idols, co-authored with Tom Cohen and J. Hillis Miller. Read on ICA Miami


Nicholas Mirzoeff Lecture at ICA Miami

Thu 20 Jul, 2017

Nicholas Mirzoeff  is a visual activist, working at the intersection of politics and global/digital visual culture. His most recent book How To See The World was published by Pelican in the UK (2015) and by Basic Books in the US (2016). It has been translated into eight languages and was a New Scientist Top Ten Book of the Year for 2015. Mirzoeff … +


Sven Lütticken gives Public Lecture at ICA

Thu 30 Mar, 2017

Theorist and professor Sven Lütticken will deliver the public lecture, “Producing Facts: Notes on the Politics of Concrete Abstraction.” As fake news and “alternative facts” triumph, the complexity of facticity is denied. However, ritualistic “fact checking” is in itself not a solution as the performativity of social media goes into overdrive. What is the potential of aesthetic and artifactual practices in this … +


Frost Art Museum invites artist Laurie Anderson as lecturer

Nov 6, 2016, 3 PM

Laurie Anderson has stunned audiences for decades. Spanning music, film, performance, and the visual arts, Anderson’s work confronts politics, culture, and humanity. The Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series invites Anderson for a lecture to inspire us to think critically, investigate further, and consider the discourses and practices that shape the world of art. Since 1981, the Steven & Dorothea Green … +


A+RC: Evan Calder Williams lecture at ICA Miami

Oct 6, 2016, 7 PM

As part of the Art + Research Center’s pilot semester, “New Social Abstractions,” arts theorist Evan Calder Williams will deliver a public lecture on analogy.This talk suggests a different history of analogy, seeing it not only as an abstraction used to think about historical breaks and continuities but also as a real structure materially constructed around us over recent centuries: that diffuse … +


Mainly Mozart Festival: Inaugural Lecture Series with Frank Cooper

Through May 17, 2016

The Miami Chamber Music Society presents the Mainly Mozart Festival Inaugural Lecture Series with musicologist Frank Cooper. A celebration in learning, designed to heighten your experience of the music of history’s greatest prodigy Mozart, in the 250th Anniversary of his birth. Frank Cooper, award-winning Research Professor Emeritus (Musicology) at the University of Miami, Florida has appeared in the U.S, Canada, Mexico, the … +


Lecture by potter Lisa Orr at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Apr 1, 2016, 7 PM

The Ceramic League of Miami hosts Lisa Orr, who for 25 years has been a professional potter and student of ceramics. She completed an MFA at the NYSCC at Alfred University in 1992. Her work is in numerous public and private collections including the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, and the permanent collection of WOCEF in Korea. Currently she teaches, lectures … +


Robert Kelley Lecture Series invites Dr. Philip Bohlman at Frost School of Music

Feb 19, 2016, 5 PM

Robert Kelley Memorial Musicology Lecture Series presents “Sacred Song and State in the Rise of Post-Secular Nationalism” by guest speaker: Dr. Philip Bohlman (distinguished Professor of Music and the Humanities, University of Chicago) Sparked by the recent November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, Professor Philip Bohlman examines the use of song in twenty-first century nationalist movements. He reflects upon the relation of … +


PAMM presents project The School of the Forest | Miami Campus

Through Oct 9, 2015

This interdisciplinary work by Marjetica Potrč is an endeavor that centers on the kind of elevated, open-air structures commonly used as communal gathering spaces among Amazonian forest communities. Marjetica Potrč encompasses community-based, participatory projects, as well as gallery installations referencing architectural conditions. These installations represent local organic responses to universal material and social needs, including shelter, energy, water, and communication. Over the … +


Extreme City: Public Talk by Ashley Dawson at Cannonball

Sep 9, 2015, 7 pm

Ashley Dawson’s free and public presentation, Extreme City, looks at attempts to build resilience in New York following Hurricane Sandy, asking what such efforts say not just for other cities such as Miami but about the shape of the urban future in general. As Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy demonstrated in New Orleans and New York, vulnerability to “natural” disasters is above all … +


Matter: The Fundamental Particles at ArtCenter/South Florida

May 6, 2015. 7-10pm

For this Art@CMS exhibition, works were selected from artist/scientist collaborations as well as video artists who were invited to create pieces inspired by the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment. The CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, at CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics that sits astride the Franco-Swiss border near … +