Power & Persuasion: Graphic Design in Germany, 1890-1945." Through
April 29. Rare German books, posters and advertisements from The Wolfsonian's
collection. The Wolfsonian FIU, 1001 Washington Ave. Details: (305)
Gaucho of Uruguay: From Wandering Horseman to Folk Hero" from
the Gaucho Museum National Historical Museum and private collections
in Montevideo. Through Dec. 10. Main Library, 101 W Flagler St. Details:
Crossroads." Works by Torkwase Dyson and Susan Mains, music by
D'EBI, open mike poetry with Rashida Bartley. 7-11 p.m. Diaspora,
Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St. Details: (305) 759-1110.
NIGHT OF THE ARTS
Des Arts Gallery presents an array of featured artists from Haiti,
Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico, Venezuela, Spain and Argentina "to
unite the community through the arts." Performances by Beethova
Obas, The Dance Now! Ensemble, DiDi, Clifton Confident. With poetry
readings, silent auction, catered food, cash bar. Speaker: Florida
State Sen. Kendrick Meek. Gepsie Metellus, emcee. Beneficiaries are
The Dance Now! Ensemble, ASPIRA of Florida and Haitian Women of Miami.
RSVP by 9/23. 7 p.m. Biscayne Bay Marriott Hotel, 1633 N Bayshore
Drive. Details: (305) 573-6003.
+ ARCHITECTURE DAY
Virtue of Good Design." Presentation follows first annual Arango
Design award ceremony for emerging talent. Speaker: Samina Quraeshi,
University of Miami professor and former director of design at the
National Endowment for the Arts. 2 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler
St. Details: (305) 375-3000.
day of new program offering free admission every Sunday. Includes
optional docent-led tours. Noon-5 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler
St. Details: (305) 375-3000.
After Hours: White Towers of Grenada: The carmen of the painter JosÇ
Maria Rodr°guez-Acosta." Speaker: Juan Antonio Bueno, architecture
school professor. 7:30 p.m. The Art Museum at FIU, PC 110, University
Park Campus, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street. Details: (305)
Wegman talks about his Weimaraner dogs and signs book, "Fashion
Photographs." Held in conjunction with the exhibit "New
Work: William Wegman" at the Miami Art Museum. Free. 6:30 p.m.
Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St. Details:
Works by Christina Diego and Gudrun Napp. Opening reception from 6-9
p.m. Studio Gallery Napp, 260 Crandon Blvd., Suite 18, Key Biscayne.
Details: (305) 365-3690.
Works on Paper." Through Oct. 21. Room 401, M-DCC InterAmerican
Campus, 627 SW 27th Ave. Details: (305) 237-6049.
Expressions." Works by Ibsen Espada, Danielle Lescot and Adriana
Zapiske. Through Nov. 24. Schwartz & Martinez Art Gallery, 2516 Ponce
de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 447-0757.
I Have Seen in the TV Screen." Works by Siron Franco. Through
Oct. 27. Opening reception from 7-10 p.m. Elite Fine Art, 3140 Ponce
de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 448-3800.
Bronzes." Works by Abigail Varela. Through Oct. 27. Opening reception
from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Freites-Revilla Gallery, 3200 Ponce de Leon
Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 569-0666.
in the Glass" with local glass artist Linda Abbott. 2-3 p.m.
$8; $5 for members. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus,
Coral Gables. (305) 284-3621.