Events

Out In The Tropics 2022

April 7th to May 7th, 2022 | Various Venues

FUNDarte presents Out in the Tropics 2022. This year we are happy to announce a comprehensive program of live events featuring diverse artistic disciplines and poetics. Miami audiences will be able to enjoy Corporeal Decorum (premiere) choreographed by Liony Garcia (Miami); Réquiem por un Alcavarán by Lukas Avendaño (Mexico); a double-bill musical performance featuring Sadonna, by Miguel Gutierrez (New York) and Trópico … +

Performing Arts

Area Stage Company presents This Is Our Youth

April 15th - May 1st. Fri, Sat, Sun

Set in New York in 1982, the script follows forty-eight hours in the lives of three very lost young souls: Warren, a dejected nineteen-year-old who has just stolen $15,000 from his abusive, tycoon father; Dennis, his charismatic drug-dealing friend who helps Warren put the stolen money to good use; and, Jessica, the anxiously insightful young woman who Warren yearns for. Funny, painful, … +

Music

Lenore Raphael Trio pays tribute to Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz Quartet

Saturday, Apr 2, 2022, 8:30pm

The Lenore Raphael trio with Steve Hobbs, vibes, and Hilliard Greene, bass will play a dynamic mix of jazz standards reminiscent of Oscar Peterson and The Modern Jazz quartet but will give them their own spin on these tunes. Lenore Raphael, is an internationally renowned jazz Pianist, Steinway artist, radio host, and jazz teacher and has been critically acclaimed as one of … +

Museums

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 … +

Museums

Bob Dylan: Retrospectrum at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Through April 17, 2022

Retrospectrum is the most expansive and in-depth exhibition of Bob Dylan’s artwork ever staged in the United States. Spanning six decades, Retrospectrum features over 180 paintings, drawings, ironwork, and ephemera, showcasing the development and range of Dylan’s visual practice, in tandem with that of his musical and literary canon.  The show spans some 60 years of Dylan’s career and includes what an exhibition … +

Music

Sheléa: Natural Woman; A Night of Soul at SMDCAC

Friday, March 18, 2022, 8:00pm

A powerhouse singer and protégé of Quincy Jones, Sheléa has brought her gorgeous vocal talent to working with Stevie Wonder, performing for the Obamas at the White House, and recording with Take 6 and Dave Koz. She’ll perform timeless hits from pop-soul divas Aretha Franklin, Adele, Whitney Houston, and more. Run time: 90 min with intermission Tickets: $35.50-$45.50; $66 VIP* Recommended for … +

Events

Tomorrow! Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night

March 12th, 2022

FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present a double-bill concert featuring Jorge Luis Pacheco and Carlos Averhoff Jr. with Special Guest Artists on March 12th at 8:00 p.m for the Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night at Miami Dade County Auditorium. Global Cuba Fest Closing Night MARCH 12th – Miami Dade County Auditorium The Closing Night of the XV edition of the Global … +

Opportunities

Call to Artists – The Poetry of Place: An Ekphrastic Project at the Deering Estate

Deadline: March 17th, 2022

The Poetry of Place: Micro Residency Open Call for Poets Drawn to writing about place? This four-hour mini writing retreat facilitated by poet Caridad Moro-Gronlier guides participants toward generating work inspired by and in conversation with the Deering Estate. Deadline to apply: March 17th. If selected, there will be a $15 fee to reserve your spot Google form: https://forms.gle/U1p2g2AhbWbDgybm6 Apply page: https://www.omiami.org/submit

Dance

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami: Intimate Salon Series at SMDCAC

Mar 12, 2022 - Mar 13, 2022. Lab Theater

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami returns to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center’s Lab Theater this March with another exciting salon program, featuring an insider’s glimpse at five works, all in different stages of progress, being prepared for premiere later this year. Our program spotlights the work of four cutting-edge neo-classical & contemporary choreographers including 2021 Guggenheim Fellow Helen Simoneau, our own … +

Attractions

Nature Preserve Tours – Daily, October through May at Deering Estate

Through May 31, 2022

Join our naturalist staff for a hike through the Deering Estate’s protected natural areas. Along the way, learn about native plants and animals and the Cutler Burial Mound. Staff Guided Nature Preserve Tour are offered once daily at 12:30pm, October through May. All guests, including Deering Estate Foundation Members, are required to sign-up at the Main Gate before the tour begins in order … +

Music

Songs We Love at SMDCAC presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center

Sat, Mar 12, 2022 | 8:00pm

Under the musical direction of Riley Mulherkar, Songs We Love is a journey through the first 50 years of jazz song. Three guest vocalists will join an all-star band made up of New York’s rising stars. Combining their distinct talents, the group will sing their way through four decades of music, beginning with the early blues and jazz of the 1920s and … +

Dance

SMDCAC presents T.W.I.S.T (These Women in Space and Time)

From April 8 - 10, 2022

World Premiere of Adele Myers and Dancers’ new evening-length dance theater work- T.W.I.S.T- featuring the company’s signature blend of athletic physicality and personal theatricality with a dash of wry wit. T.W.I.S.T  is an acronym for These Women in Space and Time and offers engaging and empowering acts of female solidarity performed by a dynamic ensemble of female athletes of the heart. This … +

Visual Arts

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 … +

Museums

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 … +

Museums

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 … +

Events

FUNDarte presents the 7th edition of ZunZún Children’s Fest

Saturday, Oct 2nd, 2:00pm

FUNDarte and the Miami-Dade County Auditorium present the 7th edition of ZunZún Children’s Fest, featuring a double bill festival featuring My Folk Life by Nallely Ponce and Insectos y Bicharracos by Rita Rosa Ruesga. My Folk Life by Nallely Ponce is a Traditional Regional Mexican Dances accompanied with a Live Mariachi Band and a Pre-Hispanic Mexican Dance presentation with a Children’s mini … +

News

FUNDarte, Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Siren arts present Climakaze Miami 2021

Saturday, August 21st at 8:00 pm

FUNDarte, the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, and Siren arts, present Climakaze Miami 2021 featuring the performance Mermaid Truth or Consequences: A Biodiversity Game Show by Elizabeth Doud, on August 21st at 8:00 p.m. at the On.Stage Black Box Theatre at Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Mermaid Truth or Consequences is a live game show where, if you can’t tell the truth and biodiversity loss, you … +

News

Tomorrow’s coming! Area Stage Company present: Annie with 8 actors, no children!

June 11th – 27th, 2021

It’s Annie like you’ve never seen it before! Area Stage Company proudly announces their newest Mainstage professional production, performed by eight actors and no children. Conceived and directed by ASC’s Giancarlo Rodaz, and starring NYC actress Staci Stout as Annie, this reimagining of the well-loved Broadway hit is the latest in Area Stage’s tradition of presenting classic titles in fresh and exciting … +

Dance

SMDCAC presents SPEAK by Leela Dance Collective

Apr 25, 2020, 8 PM

Divided by oceans and centuries, American tap and Indian Kathak dance come together in a celebration of rhythm and culture in SPEAK. Leela Dance Collective’s Rachna Nivas and Rina Mehta, contemporary leaders in the ancient storytelling form of Indian Kathak dance, collaborated with revered tap artist Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and MacArthur Award winning tap choreographer Michelle Dorrance, to explore tradition, innovation, improvisation, female … +

Dance

enra: Dreams at SMDCAC

Apr 3, 2020, 8 PM

Named for a mythical shape-shifting Japanese spirit, Japanese group enra combines martial arts, gymnastics, ballet, street dance and more with vivid digital art projections to create futuristic theatrical magic, riffing on Japanese pop culture and appealing to audiences worldwide.  The key to enra’s artistry is the fusion of interactive digital technology with performance art. Blending the skills of dancers with backgrounds in … +

Performing Arts

Peking Acrobats at SMDCAC

Feb 29, 2020

For over 30 years, The Peking Acrobats’ jaw-dropping acrobatic skills and colorful productions have enchanted audiences worldwide. Based on centuries old Chinese folk traditions, their impossible-seeming feats of balance, juggling, trick cycling, and precision tumbling stretch the limits of human ability, while beautiful traditional costumes and music recreate the atmosphere of an exuberant Chinese carnival. The troupe usually performs at much larger … +

Music

“Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert at the Deering Estate featuring Keba

Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The “Moonlight & Music” Valentine’s Day Concert at the Deering Estate offers couples the opportunity to celebrate their love at a romantic, outdoor concert under the stars, on the edge of Biscayne Bay. The concert will feature Trinidad-born artist Keba and her sensual fusion of Pop, R&B and Soul. Limited refreshments and food will be available for an additional fee. The concert … +