Design

By the People: Designing a Better America at MDC’ Freedom Tower

Through Sun Sep 30, 2018

The first design exhibition scheduled in the MDC Museum of Art and Design after its April 2018 reopening, By the People: Designing a Better America will explore the challenges faced by urban, suburban and rural communities in the U.S. and its bordering countries. Based on more than two years of field research this exhibition presents collaborative designs for more equitable, inclusive and sustainable communities.  Featuring … +

Museums

MDC Freedom Tower opens anticipated Kislak Collection to the Public

Sun May 20, 2018

Miami Dade College opens the highly anticipated Kislak Center at MDC’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower. The exhibition Kislak Center: Culture and Change in the Early Americas was made possible by a donation by the Jay I. Kislak Foundation and assembled over the course of many decades, the Kislak collection, considered one of the most important of its kind in the United … +

Museums

Cuban Legacy Gallery at MDC Freedom Tower exhibits Cuban Streams: 1885 – 1965

Sat May 19, 2018 - Mon May 20, 2019

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Cuban Legacy Gallery at the Freedom Tower will present Cuban Streams: 1855 – 1965, a multimedia installation by Miami artist César Trasobares. The installation features captivating and immersive video projections that highlight historical photographs of the island nation from the collection of Ramiro A. Fernández. The Cuban Legacy Gallery is a permanent space dedicated to the impact of … +

Cinema

MDC Museum of Art + Design: Film The Yes Men are Revolting

Thu 26 Apr, 2018

The Yes Men Are Revolting chronicles the past five years of pranksters Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, the infamous activists known for duping the media with their impersonations of corporate shills and government stooges. This time they have climate change in their sights, which results in anxiety, improv, media whirlwinds, and a threat of legal action more serious than ever before. The Living Together Film … +

Visual Arts

MDC Museum of Art + Design: María José Arjona’s performance All the Others in Me

Sat 14 Apr, 2018

Taking the form of an unconsummated striptease with a multicultural pop soundtrack, Colombian artist María José Arjona’s performance All the Others in Me functions as a bridge between “miss-understandings.” It refuses to point at anything specific or resolve these misunderstandings, but instead offers a panoramic vista on our perception of each other across distances. Arjona’s work highlights the continuous transitioning of thoughts that encourage … +

Cinema

Living Together’ Performances/Film Series at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Through Mon 15 Oct, 2018

Miami Dade College Museum of Art and Design launches Living Together, a six-month-long, cross-disciplinary series of performance art, film and video screenings, talks, and workshops held in venues across the greater Miami area and reflecting the cultural, social, and political realities of how we live now. Living Together  Performance Series will include performances and talks by some of the most acclaimed artists … +