Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 27, 2004
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum will present Creative Visions, an exhibition of the artwork of Miami-Dade County’s public school students. Through June 3 at Frost Art Museum, Green Library, PC110, Charles Perry Building, 11200 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.org.
AGE OF ENLIGHTMENT EXHIBITION
Lowe Art Museum presents the exhibit Reason and Fantasy in an Age of Enlightenment. Through June 6 at Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
An exhibition of Francois-Marie Banier’s collection of photographs and sketches ranging from images of everyday people to celebrity portraits. His most recent work involves handwritten texts layered on top of his photographs. Through Sunday at Bass Art Museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. General admission $6, $4 for seniors and students with ID, free for members and children younger than 6. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
Cernuda Arte will exhibit the works of Cuban artist Mariano Rodriguez in remembrance of his artistic efforts that spanned the 1930s through the ’80s. Through June 19 at Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050 or email@example.com.
CHILDREN OF CHILDREN
The Gallery at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center will present Portraits and Stories of Teenage Parents, a series of black-and-white photographs by Michael Nye accompanied by recorded narratives as provided by the subjects of the photos. The intent of the exhibit is to explore the context of young pregnancy and parenting in our society. Opening reception 7-10:30 p.m. Friday, exhibition through July 30 at 2166 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 458-5624.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF DESIGN
The Wolfsonian-FIU will present an exhibition devoted to the early works of Margaret Bourke-White, who later became Life magazine’s first cover photographer. June 5-Oct. 10 at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
Exhibition Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, created by painter Chuck Close. Formerly on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the 118 works in various mediums present the human face in a series of gridlike abstractions that comprise a whole image when assembled by the human eye. Through Aug. 22 at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Exhibition of the work of Russell Crotty, an amateur astronomer known for ballpoint-pen drawings of the night sky. The Miami Art Museum is commissioning the artist to create a new globe of the night skies over the Everglades as a tribute to one of Florida’s unique natural resources. Through June 27. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Members free, others $10. Details: (305) 375-1704 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
The Museum of Contemporary Art will present Othoniel – Crystal Palace, an exhibition of the glass sculptures created by French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel. Othoniel produces his sculptures from glass blown in the workshops of Murano, Italy; precious stones and gauze. Through Aug. 31 at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Members free; others $3-$5. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Lowe Art Museum presents live jazz by Latin Fever, cocktails, wine and cheese on the first Thursday of each month. Current exhibition Fools Rush In features lovers during the Renaissance era. 6-9 p.m. at 1301 Stanford Drive, University of Miami, Coral Gables. Lowe members free; others $5. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.