Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on October 28, 2004
SOUTH FLORIDA ARTISTS
Miami Art Museum will present the work of 13 artists who have received the South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists. Through Oct. 31 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. 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 Drive, 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
Miami Art Museum presents 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.
The 33rd annual South Miami Art Festival will feature 160 artist booths from around the country. Some of the featured mediums will include painting, glass, jewelry, drawing, photography and sculpture. Event will include live entertainment and special features for kids. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 7 on Sunset Drive in South Miami (between US1 and Red Road) Details: Rosa Brito, (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
ART IN THE AFTERNOON
The Homestead Art Club hosts 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 Drive, Florida City. Details: (786) 243-0447.
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 hosts Lespri Endepandan: Discovering Haitian Sculpture. The exhibit features a selection from Haitian sculptors, spanning the past 50 years, combining non-traditional styles with their artistic independence. Through Dec. 5 at Florida International University, Frost Art Museum, Charley Perry Building, SW 107th Avenue and Eighth Street. Free.
Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostmuseum.org.
DIANA: A CELEBRATION
The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale presents an exhibition celebrating the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales. Authentic memorabilia, film footage and a collection of 28 dresses including her royal wedding gown. All proceeds will benefit the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. Through Dec. 31 at Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, 1 E Las Olas Blvd. $6-$20. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.moafl.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents Argentinean artist Fabian Marcaccio in his first solo museum exhibition in the U.S.. This will be Marcaccio’s seventh environmental installation, but the first to be created for a specific architectural space and with a specific city in mind. Miami-Paintant is about 100 feet ling and 13 feet high with a form that suggests an unfolding scroll or breaking wave. Through Jan. 23 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.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 holds 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.
The Bass Museum conducts docent tour of the museum collections and temporary exhibitions. 2 p.m. every Saturday through October at the Bass Museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Free with museum admission. Details:(305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.