Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on December 2, 2004
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.
Casa Bacardi presents Cuban-born artist Randy BarcelÛ. The exhibit will feature his art deco style paintings and drawings from the ’80s and ’90s. Through Dec. 17 at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, 531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2822 or http://casabacardi.iccas.miami.edu.
The Dharma Studio will host A Day in the Life, a photographic exhibition by Jose Marti. Marti presents Cuba through a series of black and white photographs.7-10 p.m. through Dec. 25 at Dharma Studio, 3170 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 461-1777 or email@example.com.
The Bass Museum will present Art Deco works from Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. This exhibition celebrates the Art Deco style of domestic interiors in Paris during the 1920s and ’30s. Featuring 83 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, furniture and decorative arts by artists such as Braque, Modigliani and Picasso. Through Jan. 23 at the Bass Museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
The Lowe Art Museum presents Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection. Featuring more than 120 narrative paintings including those created during the Wall Street Crash of 1929, the Great Depression and World War II. Through Jan. 23 at the University of Miami, Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.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 the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Cernuda Arte will present an exhibit highlighting the work of Cuban artists. The exhibit will feature academic, modern and contemporary Cuban Paintings. Artists will include Lam, Amelia and Cundo. 7-10 p.m. at Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050 or www.cernudaarte.com.
The Atelier will host an international juried mosaic exhibition entitled "Mosaics Fine Art & FUNctional." A percentage of the sales received for this event will benefit CHARLEE homes for children. A silent auction will also be held to benefit CHARLEE. 7-11 p.m. through Jan. 11 at the Atelier, 3863 Shipping Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 569-9990 or www.atelier.bz.
A FOURSOME EXHIBITION
Fache Arts Gallery will present "Most Wanted," an art exhibition highlighting the work of four artists in four different mediums. Featuring Chilean painter Carla Fache, New York photographer Fred George, Chilean installation artist Ernesto Burgos and Venezuelan sculptress Fabia Nitti. 7 p.m. through Dec. at Fache Arts Gallery, 2300 North Miami Ave. #B, Miami in the Wynwood Art District. Details: (305) 975-6933 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 Sunday at Florida International University, Frost Art Museum, Charley Perry Building, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street, Miami. 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., Fort Lauderdale. $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 US. This will be his 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 long 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. at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members free; others $5. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.com.