Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on July 15, 2004
The Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies will hold a reception for The Inner Soul of Cuban Culture exhibition featuring paintings by Cesar Garcia, a Cuban-American artist who explores the culture of his birthplace through his surrealist creations. 7-9 p.m. at Casa Bacardi, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2822 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHILDREN OF CHILDREN
The Gallery at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center presents 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.
SOMETHING FROM NOTHING
Brazilian artist Jac Lernier will present her first solo US exhibit, Adhesive 44, a display of abstract creations made from normally discarded objects. Lernier’s work focuses on cigarette packs, airline tickets, envelopes and other throwaways of daily life. Through Oct. 10 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members free; others $5. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
ONE MAN’S TRASH
Tom "Captain Honk" Bintz, an environmental sculptor, presents an exhibition of his artwork created from debris found along coastlines around the world. He has used the trash left by beachgoers as a medium of expression to encourage environmental awareness. Through Sept. 4 at the University of Miami Rostenstiel School Library, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. Details: (305) 361-4021.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF DESIGN
The Wolfsonian-FIU presents 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 presents an exhibition of the work of Latin American printmakers since the 1950s. Isabel Block will give a seminar, Identity in Latin American Art. Through July 25. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $2-$5. Details: (305) 284-5587 or www.lowemuseum.org.
ART IN THE AFTERNOON
The Homestead Art Club will host Art in the Afternoon, an afternoon for the public to view artists at work, see demonstrations by painters, culinary creators and others, share a potluck meal and meet the artists. Every third Saturday at Studio 100, 250 E Palm Dr., Florida City. Details: (786) 243-0447.
The Bass Museum of Art presents 347 prints created by 87-year-old Pablo Picasso between March and October 1968. The prints are an introspection, a review, an examination and a confession of Picasso’s life and history. Through Sept. 12 at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $4-$6. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.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.
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents 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.