Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on July 29, 2004
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 Friday at 6161 NW 22nd Ave. Details: (305) 458-5624.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LIBERTY AT MERRICK
The Village of Merrick Park and ART+ Gallery bring the original cast used to create the Statue of Liberty’s head to Merrick Park for public viewing. Designed by French sculptor Frederic Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel, the Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French to the US in 1886 in celebration of the US’ 100th anniversary as a free nation. Through Sept. 30 at the Village of Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 529-0200 or www.villageofmerrickpark.com.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
Every Sunday, the Miami Art Museum offers free admission and guided tours at 2 p.m. The third Thursday of each month, the museum will hold a happy hour with live music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 5-8:30 p.m. Members free; others $5. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.com.