Calendar Of Events Museums
Written by Miami Today on December 25, 2003
“Ports of Call: Brazil,” opens to the public Jan. 18 at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. Details: (305) 373-5437.
Fairchild Tropical Garden inaugurates Luminous Gardens Exhibition, a site-specific installation of 100,000 marker flags in the Lowlands, recent works on canvas and paper by Venezuelan artist Patricia Van Dalen. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily (closed Christmas Day) at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Runs through Feb. 7. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 children 3-12. Free for Garden members and children under 3. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
ART MUSEUM AT FIU
“Vision Revealed,” selections from the work of Cuban-American photographer Abelardo Morell, opens Jan. 16 and runs through March 14. Mr. Morell’s best-known work is the Camera Obscura series, in which he turns a room into a dark chamber, capturing through long exposures the images that appear projected upside down from the outside. The Art Museum at Florida International University presents works by bachelor of fine arts students, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street, University Park, Miami. Details: (305) 348-2890.
MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA
“Assignment Miami: News Photographers,” exhibition exploring the history of newspaper photography in Greater Miami. More than 300 photographs include many of the most dramatic events in Miami’s history such as the 1926 hurricane, the attempted assassination of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, the riots and the Mariel boatlift and the Eli·n Gonz·lez controversy. Through Jan. 25. 101 W. Flagler St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Adults $5, children 6-12 $2. Details: (305) 375-1492.
MUSEUM OF FLORIDA
“From Persia to Miami: A Journey for Survival,” through April 11. Valuable artifacts, historic photographs and paintings tell the story of a Jewish family who moved between Iran and Turkmenistan. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays except Jewish holidays. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $10 families. Members and children younger than 6 free; Saturdays free. 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044.
AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
“All that Jazz,” exhibition dedicated to jazz and blues music featuring Pablo CarreÒo’s one-man show, through Saturday. “Paper World,” works on paper only by contemporary international artists, Dec. 12-31. 2206 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 644-1127.
“Red Grooms: Selections from the Graphic Work,” organized by the Tennessee State Museum from the collection of Walter G. Knestrick, at the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Exhibition runs through Jan. 18. 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus, Coral Gables. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; noon-7 p.m. Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Details: www.lowemuseum.org.
Miami Art Museum presents first exhibition in the US of collaborative works by Janine Antoni and Paul Ramirez Jonas. Both artists are internationally recognized and known for their distinct bodies of work. The married couple, who have family ties to South Florida, have been creating art together since 1999. Through Jan. 18. 101 W. Flagler St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. third Thursday of the month, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Mondays. $5 adults, free for children through 12. Details: (305) 375-3000.
MIAMI MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
“Space Adventures: From Hubble to Hollywood,” Miami Museum of Science’s fall exhibition, will be on display through Jan. 4 featuring two traveling exhibits, “Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe” and “Space Toys.” 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. every day. Adults $10, seniors and students with ID $8, children under 3 free. Admission includes wildlife center, planetarium shows, all exhibits and special events. Details: (305) 646-4200.
OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Miami artist William Cordova fuses urban culture with ancient Andean spirituality.
His work is inspired by the history and memories of Machu Picchu, Overtown, Little
Haiti, and Opa-locka. “No More Lonely Nights” previews 7-10 p.m. at the Museum
of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Runs through Feb. 8.Also at
MoCA, an exhibition of Richard Artschwager’s and Inka Essenhigh’s paintings through
Feb. 15. The exhibit covers more than 40 years of art by Mr. Artschwager and recent
oil works by Ms. Essenhigh depicting fantastic figures in mysterious space. Details:
“Tokyo: The Imperial Capital” will be on display through May 2, portraying works by Japanese artist Koizumi Kishio (1893-1945). “Weapons of Mass Dissemination: The Propaganda of War” will be on display through March 21. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001.
“Out of Sight-Technicolor and Deviations,” curated by Jeanna Yoo of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Works by Luciana Abait, Lazaro Amaral, Nestor Arenas, Vicenta Casan, Pablo Contrisciani, Gabriel Delponte, Alex Heria, Vickie Pierrre, Carolina Sardi, Tawnie Silva and Annie Wharton. Through J
AT M-DC KENDALL
Humberto Castro, painter and installation artist, exhibits. Exhibits also include preliminary drawings for this site-specific installation. 11011 SW 104th St.. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Details: (305) 237-2281.