Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on February 20, 2003
American Art Today "Faces & Figures," on display through March 9 at The Art Museum at Florida International University, Southwest 107th Avenue & Eighth Street, Miami. Details: (305) 348-2890.
"League for Innovation: Student Exhibition," on display through Feb. 21 at The Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: (305) 237-6180.
"Tinte y Textura" by Rene Barge will be on display through March 8 at the Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1278.
"A Far Away Place," works by Brazilian painter Charles Falarara will be on display at La Loggia Ristorante & Lounge through Feb. 28. La Loggia, 68 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 373-4800.
"Time Trial," Julian LaVerdiere’s first solo museum exhibition will be on view through Feb. 23. Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Admission is free for MOCA members, North Miami residents, City of North Miami employees, children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for seniors and students with I.D. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Florida’s first exhibition devoted to the work of Yayoi Kusama – Japan’s best-known artist. Kusama’s work ranges from painted canvases to painted bodies. Exhibit on view through May 2003. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
"Treasures from the Collection of the Bass Museum of Art," an overview of European paintings, sculpture and textiles from the Renaissance to the present. Signature works from the collections include paintings by Botticelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Ferdinand Bol and Jacob Jordaens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
The Cultural Resource Center will display works by Carol K. Brown, "Portraits from the Album 1995-96," through March 5. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The Cultural Resource Center, 111 NW First St., Miami. Details: visit www.tropiculture.com.
"Presence", recent works by Franklin Einspruch will be on display through March 8. The Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-1278.
"Earth Elements," second annual exhibition by the Society of Mosaic Artists will be on display through Feb. 25 at Miami Dade Community College, Centre Gallery, 3rd floor, Wolfson Campus – Building 1, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
Photographs by Carla Bronzini will be on display through Feb. 28 at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 361-9771.
Frankenthaler’s "Paintings on Paper (1949-2002)" will be on display through June 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.
FRENCH ART EXHIBIT
"Passages", paintings by French artist Benedicte Blanc-Fontenille will be on display through March 11 at the Alliance Francaise Gallery, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Details: (305) 859-8760.
European artist, Djawid Borower’s "Poems and Faces" will be on display through April 26 at Adamar Fine Arts, 177 NE 39 St., Miami. Opening reception from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Details: (305) 576-1355.
DOUBLE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT
Kenneth Barrett and Michael LeGrand will be exhibiting their collection of photographs during the Limelight Theatre’s "Hospitality Suite", through March 8. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. Details: (904) 825-1164.
MAM HAPPY HOUR
Happy hour with an artful twist. Enjoy guest DJs, a martini lounge and a plethora of things to do, 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Miami Art Museum, 1010 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free for members; $5 for non-members. Details: (305) 375-3000.
"Form" and "An evening with Marilyn Monroe", photographs by Horst P. Horst will be on display through March 19 at Daniel Azoulay Gallery, 3900A NE First Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1977.
ART RAFFLE EXHIBIT
ArtCenter South Florida will sponsor the Second Annual "Winning Art" raffle. The public will have a chance to win works in a variety of media including photography, sculpture, paintings and drawings by 39 different resident artists. Raffle pieces on display through March 2 and March 15-April 13 at ArtCenter’s gallery, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Opening night reception with artists March 15, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Raffle tickets $10. Details: (305) 674-8278.
"The Making of Miami Beach, 1933-1942: The Architecture of Lawrence Murray Dixon" on display through April 6 at the Bass Museum of Contemporary Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
SEYMOUR ART EXHIBIT
Jane Seymour, former Bond girl and notable veterinarian on TV’s "Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman," will display a wide array of her paintings through Feb. 23. Open-to-the-public appearances held Saturday 6 p.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m.-2 p.m. at the Bal Harbour Gallery, 9700 Collins Ave., second floor, Bal Harbor. Charity dinner with Ms. Seymour on Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. Details: (305) 864-5800.
Photographer, Iran Issa Khan opens her Miami Design District Studio for an exhibit and reception from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Buena Vista Building, 180 NE 39 St., #221, Miami. Free for Wolfsonian members; $10 for non-members. Details: (305) 535-2631.
The Bakehouse Art Complex will host a tribute to Josephine Baker, an evening of information, entertainment, video, art and music. 7:30 p.m. at the Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2828.
Lowe Art Museum hosts tours designed to introduce families to their permanent and temporary exhibits. Feb. 23 from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Tour free with museum admission. Details: (305) 284-3603.
"Frankenthaler’s Landscape: Her Art in Context," lecture series taught by Roni Feinstein. Topics will explore the emergence of Frankenthaler’s style in Abstract Expressionism at 2 pm at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. $5 for MOCA members; $20 for non-members; $5 with student ID. Details: (305) 893-6211.
DUO EXHIBIT OPENING
"New Work: Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt", Miami-based architect/artist team, will be on display through June 22 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Members preview and artist lecture, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free for MAM members; non-,members $10. Details: (305) 375-3000.
OPENING & LECTURE
"It Came from Studio Floor", by Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock, will be on display through June 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Art Talk by Trenton Doyle Hancock at 7 p.m. Details: (305) 893-6211.