Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on September 23, 2004
JAZZ TO SEE AND HEAR
The Barbara Gillman Gallery will host the exhibit Jazz to See and Hear, featuring the works of jazz photographers William Gottlieb and Herman Leonard, seen in "Ken Burns’ Jazz" on PBS. Images of Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong are featured. Through Saturday at Barbara Gillman Gallery, 3814 NE Miami Court, Miami. Details: (305) 573-1920 or www.artnet.com/bgillman/html.
The University of Miami will host a presidential photography exhibit featuring a selection of presidential images from Pictures of the Year International. Photography ranges from the Franklin D. Roosevelt to the George W. Bush administration. Through Sept. 30 at the University of Miami, Whitten University Center, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-1607 or www.miami.edu/debate04.
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. Ms. 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. 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.
The Lowe Art Museum presents an exhibition featuring the art of Chan Lowe and Jim Morin, South Florida political cartoonists. Exhibit will focus on the presidential campaign and issues of national concern. Through Oct. 21 at the University of Miami, Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Members free; others $5. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
SOUTH FLORIDA ARTISTS
Miami Art Museum will present the work of 13 artists selected as recipients of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists. Special section includes the impact and history of the South Florida Cultural Consortium. Exhibit aims to bring awareness to the arts program and the community while identifying and collecting materials that are relative to the environment we live in. Through Oct. 31 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The Lowe Art Museum will present UnNaturally, an exhibit featuring 43 works created with artificial materials that raise issues about our mediated environment. The works question the idealized pre-industrial past when nature was unspoiled and nature and man coexisted harmoniously. Through Nov. 14 at Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $3-$5. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
MIAMI BEACH VINTAGE
The Miami Design Preservation League presents its Wish You Were Here exhibit featuring vintage postcards of Miami Beach’s historic architecture. With more than 200 postcards, the historical styles include Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco and Modern. Saturdays, Sundays noon- 5 p.m. through December at the Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 672-2014 or www.mdpl.org.
LIGHT AND ATMOSPHERE
The Miami Art Museum will present Light and Atmosphere, an exhibit representing artists perception of light and air. Presentations include painting, photography, video, sculpture and installations. Through Jan. 30 at 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.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.
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.
The Museum of Contemporary Art will present In Situ, the permanent collection of large-scale installations by contemporary artists. The artists include Teresita Fernandez, Jennifer Steinkamp and Dennis Oppenheim. Through Oct. 31 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum will host Lespri Endepandan: Discovering Haitian Sculpture. The exhibit will feature a diverse selection from Haitian sculptors, spanning over the past 50 years to present, combining non-traditional styles with their artistic independence. Through Dec. 5 at Florida International University, Frost Art Museum, Charley Perry Building, SW 107th Ave. and Eighth St. Free.
Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostmuseum.org.
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. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.com.