Opportunities

Scholl Lecture Series: Laurent Dubois at PAMM

May 31, 2018

For those who love the game of soccer or want to learn more about it. Professor Laurent Dubois, specialist on Haiti and the Caribbean within the transatlantic frame and authority on all things fútbol, will join us to close out the fourth year of the Scholl Lecture Series. Dubois will reflect on the work of artists from PAMM’s special exhibition, The World’s … +

Museums

Local Views at PAMM with Artist Jamilah Sabur

Thu May 24, 2018

Local Views at PAMM gives visitors a first-hand interaction with local artists by creating conversations centered around art and the creative process. This casual 30-minute conversation is offered on the fourth Thursday of each month. Jamilah Sabur works across various disciplines including performance, video, and installation. Sabur was born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica and received her MFA in Visual Arts from University … +

Visual Arts

The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art at PAMM

Fri 13 Apr, 2018 - Sun 2 Sep, 2018

The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art is an art-based exhibition on the subject of soccer, or fútbol, and its interactions with societies around the world. Planned to overlap with the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, the exhibition will explore how the sport has stimulated artists to reflect upon its implications on society. With approximately twenty artists working in video, photography, painting, and sculpture, the aim … +

Museums

The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art at PAMM

Fri 6 Apr, 2018 - Sun 2 Sep, 2018

The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art is an art-based exhibition on the subject of soccer, or fútbol, and its interactions with societies around the world. Planned to overlap with the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the exhibition will explore how the sport has stimulated artists to reflect upon its implications on society. With approximately twenty artists working in video, photography, painting, and … +

Museums

Now’s the time by William Cordova at PAMM

Through Thu Oct 18, 2018

This exhibition is the first extensive museum survey of cultural practitioner William Cordova (b. 1969, Lima; lives in Miami, Lima, and New York). It presents a selection of works embodying the three main themes that have inspired the work of this Miami artist for decades: transmission, alchemy, and transcendence. In his drawings, sculptures, installations, and collaborative projects, Cordova collapses linear concepts of … +

Museums

Meiro Koizumi: Battlelands at PAMM

Fri Mar 23, 2018 - Sun Aug 19, 2018

Pérez Art Museum Miami presents a newly-commissioned video work by Meiro Koizumi (b. 1976, Gunma, Japan; lives in Tokyo). Working primarily in video and performance, Koizumi’s works investigate the boundaries between the private and the public, between authentic and staged emotions. They often present everyday situations transformed into sites of tension, involving conflicts between duty and desire. In this new work, Koizumi … +

Visual Arts

PAMM: Within Genres

Through Sun 19 Aug, 2018

The Pérez Art Museum Miami collection focuses on modern and contemporary art; although it includes examples from as early as the beginning of the 20th century. Informed by an interest in art history, Within Genres is organized around the historical criteria of genres within Western painting and the traditional hierarchy  that developed out of the Renaissance period and was promoted within European … +

Museums

Artist Sid Grossman at PAMM

Fri 18 May, 2018 - Sun 28 Oct, 2018

Sid Grossman (b. 1913, New York; d. 1955, Provincetown, Massachusetts) was a founding member of the Photo League, a group of primarily Jewish photographers active in New York who used their medium to shed light on issues of social inequality in the urban environment. Grossman created humanizing and intimate documentary portraits of everyday people on the street and experimented with more artful, … +

Museums

The Words of Others: León Ferrari and Rhetoric in Times of War

Fri 16 Feb, 2018 - Sun 12 Aug, 2018

Originally organized as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative of the Getty, this is the first solo exhibition of the Argentinian artist León Ferrari (b. 1920, Buenos Aires; d. 2013, Buenos Aires) in the United States, and features the first full performance of his seminal 1967 publication Palabras ajenas (The Words of Others). The exhibition focuses primarily on Ferrari’s influential practice from the 1960s … +

Museums

PAMM exhibits Steve McQueen: End Credits

Fri 17 Nov, 2017 - Sun 11 Mar, 2018

Steve McQueen (b. 1969, London; lives in Amsterdam and London) is a film director, producer, screenwriter, and video artist, whose work focuses on historical narratives, politics, race, and other themes concerning a deep social consciousness. In the video installation End Credits, (2012–2016) McQueen pays homage to the African American singer, actor, and Civil Rights activist Paul Robeson (1898–1976). An anti-imperialist committed to … +

Museums

From the truer world of the other: Typewriter Art at PAMM

Fri 17 Nov, 2017 - Sun 15 Apr, 2018

From the truer world of the other: Typewriter Art from the PAMM Collection features the work of approximately 15 individuals—including Carl Andre, Henri Chopin, Dom Sylvester Houédard, d.a. levy, Françoise Mairey, and Gustave Morin—the exhibition explores how artists and poets have transformed the typewriter, a machine for office work, into a tool for experimental artistic and poetic expression. Harnessing the machine’s inherent … +

Visual Arts

Perfect Stranger at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Fri 3 Nov, 2017 - Sun 4 Mar, 2018

This is the first major career survey of the work of Dara Friedman (b. 1968, Bad Kreuznach, Germany; lives in Miami). Friedman is best known for film and video installations that combine the techniques and principles of structuralist filmmaking with a strong emotional charge and an intuitive approach to subject matter. Her work unravels cinematic conventions, laying bare the materiality and mechanics … +

Museums

PAMM exhibits On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection

Through Sun 8 Apr, 2018

On the Horizon explores the diverse cultural and emotional landscapes of recent Cuban art. It presents a selection of works by Contemporary Cuban artists donated to the museum by Jorge M. Perez and recent acquisitions.  The diverse meanings placed on the horizon as a symbol of longing, containment or desire radiate across the additional works on view. Produced in various media, such … +

Museums

Hew Locke’ For Those in Peril on the Sea at PAMM

Through Sun 26 Aug, 2018

For Those in Peril on the Sea (2011) is an installation by artist Hew Locke, first shown in 2013 during PAMM’s inaugural programming. Consisting of dozens of scaled-down replicas of ships suspended from the ceiling, the installation creates the impression of a massive exodus taking place throughout the architectural space above the viewer. It features a broad range of vessel types, from … +

Museums

Haroon Mirza Exhibition at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Fri 21 Jul, 2017 - Sun 20 May, 2018

Haroon Mirza (b. 1977, London) is a multimedia artist who works with audiovisual materials, electronic equipment, amplifiers, and found objects to create immersive environments and kinetic sculptures. His work amplifies phenomena that are often imperceptible –such as electricity–and seeks to create or distort the relationship between optics and acoustics, giving unexpected visual and sensorial analogs to what we hear. Mirza uses a particular … +

Museums

For Those in Peril on the Sea at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Fri 21 Jul, 2017 - Sat 26 Aug, 2017

This exhibition presents the second iteration of For Those in Peril on the Sea (2011), an installation by Hew Locke (b. 1959, Edinburgh; lives in London) first shown in 2013 during PAMM’s inaugural programming. Consisting of dozens of scaled-down replicas of ships suspended from the ceiling, the installation creates the impression of a massive exodus taking place throughout the architectural space above … +

Museums

Pérez Art Museum Miami opens first contemporary art exhibition inspired by the game of dominoes

Fri 30 Jun, 2017 - Sun 29 Oct, 2017

Spots, Dots, Pips, Tiles. . . showcases artworks that reflect the multilayered aspects of the domino game, a tradition that is heavily practiced in the American South, Latin America, and the Caribbean. This popular game with origins dating to ancient China, has a discernible aesthetic and political vantage point, and offers a look into specific communities that grow around the domino table. … +

Museums

Pérez Art Museum Miami awarded grant to bring George Segal sculpture back to life

Wed 5 Jul, 2017

A 1987 sculpture by artist George Segal, Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael, has undergone a complete restoration by Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) thanks to a recent grant award received through the Bank of America Art Conservation Project. This is the second year that PAMM received a grant, used exclusively to treating the sculpture. The conservation effort included repairs to areas with intensive … +

Cinema

Black Audio Film Collective at PAMM: Handsworth Songs

Thu 6 Jul, 2017

Black Audio Film Collective at PAMM presents a selection of films characterized by an interest in the diasporic African experience, memory, and new modes of representation. Between 1982 and 1998 (BAFC) a seven-person group of British artists and filmmakers—produced groundbreaking documentaries and nonlinear films addressing social, political, and racial crises from a particular moment in Britain. John Akomfrah (b. 1957, Accra, Ghana) … +

Museums

Haroon Mirza’s ACIDGEST at PAMM

Through Sun 20 May, 2018

Haroon Mirza (b. 1977, London) is a multimedia artist who works with audiovisual materials, electronic equipment, amplifiers, and found objects to create immersive environments and kinetic sculptures. His work amplifies phenomena that are often imperceptible––such as electricity––and seeks to create or distort the relationship between optics and acoustics, giving unexpected visual and sensorial analogs to what we hear. Mirza uses a particular … +

Editorial

Multipart exhibition includes over 170 works by contemporary Cuban artists

Perez Art Museum Miami announces On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Prez Collection, an exhibition of over 170 works of art, spanning painting, drawing, photography, mixed-media and sculpture. The exhibition is presented in three parts over the course of a year, and features a rich panorama of recent work produced by artists living both in Cuba and abroad. … +

Cinema

Screening of Liberty in a Soup at PAMM

Tue 18 May, 2017

In celebration of Haitian Heritage Month and Haitian Flag Day, PAMM will screen “Liberty in a Soup,” a documentary conceived and produced by filmmaker Dudley Alexis. This film reveals the origin of the “Soup Joumou” and its connection with the Haitian Revolution and Haiti’s Independence Day. Savoring this dish is a moment of great conviviality among Haitians and it marks the emergence … +

Music

PAMM: Poplife Social ft. Symbi Roots

Tue 18 May, 2017

In celebration of Haitian Heritage Month and Haitian Flag Day, PAMM presents a live performance by 11-piece band Symbi Roots, direct from Haiti, in partnership with Rhythm Foundation. Simultaneously in the auditorium, a screening of “Liberty in a Soup,” a film that reveals the origin of the “Soup Joumou” and its connection with the Haitian Revolution and Haiti’s Independence Day. Symbi Roots … +

Museums

David Reed’s ‘Vice and Reflection’ at PAMM closing soon!

Sat 26 Nov, 2016 - Sun 21 May, 2017

PAMM presents David Reed: Vice and Reflection – An Old Painting, New Paintings and Animations. The New York-based artist’s paintings feature large brushstrokes and diverse paint placements in vibrant color configurations. His gestural marks are often shown partially fragmented, as if the brushstrokes are elements of collage that have been cut and placed in disjunctive ways. Reed has experimented with methods of painterly … +