Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on June 24, 2004
NATIONAL ART EXHIBITION
The Fredrick Snitzer Gallery will present the exhibit Outsider Artists. All proceeds will benefit participating mentally ill artists and the National Art Exhibition by the Mentally Ill, an organization dedicated to promoting the artwork of people coping with mental illnesses. Through Friday. Details: (954) 922-8692 or www.naemi.org.
CHILDREN OF CHILDREN
The Gallery at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center will present Portraits and Stories of Teenage Parents, 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. Through July 30 at 6161 NW 22nd Ave. 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. Through Oct. 10 at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
LATIN AMERICAN GRAPHICS
The Lowe Art Museum will present an exhibition of the work of Latin American printmakers since the 1950s. Isabel Block will give a seminar, Identity in Latin American Art. 7-8 p.m. Saturday at Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Exhibit through July 25 $3-$5. Details: (305) 284-5587 or www.lowemuseum.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 Sunday. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Members free, others $10. Details: (305) 375-1704 or firstname.lastname@example.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 media present the human face in a series of grid-like 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.
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 music, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and guided tours of featured exhibits on the first Thursday of each month. The current exhibition is Artes Delicada: Works on Paper from the Cuban and Cuban-American Collection. 7-9 p.m. at 1301 Stanford Dr., University of Miami, Coral Gables. Members free; others $5. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.