Events

Virtual play reading of Borrowed, written by Jim Kierstead. Watch it on Vimeo

April 19th - Sunday, April 25th

Multi-award-winning professional theatre based at the Arsht Center in Downtown Miami, presents the newest addition to its Virtual Play Reading Series. The series focuses on new plays by new writers, giving them exposure and the opportunity to develop their work, after hearing it presented in front of a virtual audience. Borrowed, the two-character play written by Him Kierstead, is an intense ride … +

Events

A book conversation via Zoom on The Orchid Thief, with Javier Barrios live from Mexico City

Apr 21, 2021 at 06:30 pm (Wed)

Lively book conversation on The Orchid Thief, a classic Florida must-read by Susan Orlean. Javier Barrios will join us live from Mexico City as we discuss his current exhibition Cloning the Ghost and its close relationship to the book and subsequent film Adaptation. RSVP Required Join us for a lively book conversation on The Orchid Thief, a classic Florida must-read by Susan Orlean! … +

Visual Arts

Ruba Katrib talks at Little Haiti Cultural Center

Wed Nov 6, 2019

Join Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida for a conversation with Ruba Katrib, curator at MoMA PS1, former curator at New York’s SculptureCenter, and associate curator at Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. Katrib has curated solo exhibitions with Fernando Palma Rodríguez, Kelly Akashi, Aki Sasamoto and Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook among many others, and group exhibitions “74 million million million tons,” “The Eccentrics,” “Puddle, pothole, portal,” and “A Disagreeable Object.” … +

Events

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 … +

Events

Talk with Octavia Yearwood at Frost Art Museum

Thu Sep 26, 2019. 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Octavia Yearwood. Yearwood is an artist, programmatic curator, author, and co-founder of This Girls Lunchbox; a social club for creative lesbian and queer Miami women. Yearwood creates and host programs for arts institutions, organizations, and companies nationally. In 2016, Yearwood was named Emerging Arts leader by Americans for the Arts and on of the top 40 black leaders by Legacy Magazine. She … +

Events

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 … +

Events

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 … +

Events

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 … +

Events

The Black Artist Talk 2019 at The Deering

Sat Oct 5, 2019

The Black Artist Talk 2019 is a forum that focuses on engaging Black and Brown artists, activists, educators, religious leaders, and community members in discussions surrounding climate change, earth ethics, sustainability and its correlation to spirituality. Free/RSVP

Visual Arts

Artist Talk with Virginia Overton about Commuter Biennial at The Deering

Sun Sep 22, 2019

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 … +

Music

Beethoven and the Past: Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series at Clarke Recital Hall

Thu Sep 12, 2019

Frost School of Music presents “Beethoven and the Past: Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series.” Professor Emeritus Frank Cooper as he walks guest through the wonders of Ludwig van Beethoven’s life. In this talk, Mr. Cooper explores the importance of J.S. Bach, Joseph Haydn, W.A. Mozart and Antonio Salieri as sources of inspiration for the young Beethoven.

Events

Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back at Frost School of Music

Thu Sep 5 - Thu Sep 26, 2019

Frank Cooper’s Musicology Series is Back!These presentations focus on the myriad of facts, people, and works that are little known – but which round out the genius that was Beethoven.Musical technicalities are little involved – this is about feelings, motivations, losses, successes. Your friends will enjoy it. Please recommend.I’ve never done anything comparable. 9/5: Beethoven and the Past9/12: Beethoven and His Time9/19: Beethoven and the … +

Literature

Butler Waugh Lecture hosts C. Riley Snorton at FIU Graham University Center

Wed Sep 11, 2019

The Butler Waugh Lecture is excited to host C. Riley Snorton, a professor of English and affiliate of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Chicago. He is the author of “Nobody Is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low” and “Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity.” He is the winner of the Lambda … +

Visual Arts

Conversation On Artists’ Studio Practice at Art & Culture Center Hollywood

Sun Oct 6, 2019

The public is invited to join a conversation on contemporary definitions and challenges relating to the studio with artist/curator Michelle Weinberg. She will be joined by artist and author of Studio Life Sarah Trigg, documentary filmmaker Robert Adanto whose work focuses on individual artists responding to challenges, and artist Onajide Shabaka, who will be activating a gallery space in the Center as … +

Events

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 … +

Events

Beethoven and the Past: Musicology Series at Clarke Recital Hall

Thu Sep 5, 2019

Professor Emeritus Frank Cooper  walks us through the wonders of Ludwig van Beethoven’s life. In this talk, Professor Cooper explores the importance of J.S. Bach, Joseph Haydn, W.A. Mozart, and Antonio Salieri as sources of inspiration for the young Beethoven. Sep 5, 2019, 7:30 PM Frank Cooper, lecturer Clarke Recital Hall

Visual Arts

FIU: Lisa Haque on Artist Talk

Thu Jul 18, 2019

Have you ever wondered how paper can be made into art? Miami-based artist Lisa Haque at Books & Books Coral Gables, hold an intimate conversation about her work and papermaking process. Haque was a Studio Collaborator and the Production Manager at Dieu Donné in Manhattan, where she worked with artists in residence to create new bodies of work. Prior to that, she … +

Visual Arts

Photographer Vivianne Peckham comes to Leica Store

Sat Jul 27, 2019

Join Leica Store Miami in the Leica Lounge invites documentary photographer Vivianne Peckham. This Leica Lounge is coordinating with the Women in Focus festival weekend going on from July 24th – 28th. More events include a panel discussion, workshop with Maggie Steber, a brunch edition Leica Lounge and Photo-Slam. Currently living in Washington, DC, Vivianne was born in Belgium and has lived … +

Events

Lecture with artists Dana Schutz at de la Cruz Collection

Friday, April 12, 2019 | 7:00pm

Dana Schutz (b. 1976, Livonia, Michigan) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Schutz’s paintings depict darkly humorous narratives and hypothetical situations. Vibrant and tactile, Schutz’s oddly compelling images simultaneously engage the unique capabilities of the medium while conjuring a world both urgent and harrowing. Dana will be discussing her work. Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern … +

Events

Florida Grand Opera’s Community Conversations: The Color of Music

Through Mon Mar 18, 2019

Pinecrest Gardens hosts “Community Conversations: The Color of Music.” Community conversations are an adult lecture series that uses Florida Grand Opera’s main stage as a taking-off point for provocative and stimulating discussions and performances. 8 p.m. Tickets are free with reservation. Please call (800) 741-1010 or e-mail sales@fgo.org for more information. Click here for Tickets The Color of Music: Performances by the … +

Visual Arts

Locust Projects’ TALKS: HEIDI ZUCKERMAN

Wed Oct 17, 2018

Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida host a conversation with Heidi Zuckerman, Nancy and Bob Magoon CEO and director, Aspen Art Museum. During her tenure with the museum, Zuckerman has boosted its stature from local art gallery to internationally-recognized institution. She successfully spearheaded a capital campaign to fund the museum’s new Shigeru Ban–designed building, raised more than $120 million and increased its endowment … +

Attractions

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 … +

News

A People’s History of South Florida at HistoryMiami

Thu Sep 20, 2018

This program series looks at Miami’s history, from early settlers to its current evolution into a global city. Discussion points will include immigration, civil rights, gentrification, and other topics that help tell the story of the Magic City. A conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. Featured speakers include: Daniel Fila, also known as Krave, is … +

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 … +