Calendar Of Events Museums
Written by Miami Today on December 30, 2004
MAPS AND PRINTS
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents the exhibit of antique Haitian maps and prints from the 18th and 19th century from the collection of Edouard Duval-Carrie. Through Jan. 23 at 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1492or www.historical-museum.org.
The Bass Museum presents 83 works of art to celebrate the Art Deco style of domestic interiors from the 1920s and 1930s in Paris. Through Jan. 23 at The Bass Museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $4-$6. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum will host Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-’70s. The exhibition examines artists after World War II in Europe, South America and North America turned to geometric abstraction as a springboard for experimentation. Featuring over 120 works by 85 artists from 20 countries. Through April 24 at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.org.
FAMILY SCIENCE FUN
The Miami Museum of Science will host a fun and educational evening for the whole family. Featuring music, laser-light dynamics, star shows, planetarium shows, workshops and observatory viewing. 7-10:30 p.m. at the Miami Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $6-$10. Details: (305) 646-4420 or www.miamisci.org.
THE FLORIDA HOME
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents Modern Living: 1945-1965, showcasing domestic architecture in Florida in the Post-World War II period. The exhibit explores home design developments, changes in architectural styles and the effects of a subtropical environment as well as popular culture on construction of Florida homes. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays at 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $2-$5. Details: (305) 375-1492.
The Bass Museum conducts docent tour of the museum collections and temporary exhibitions. 2 p.m. every Saturday through December at the Bass Museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Free with museum admission. Details:(305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
JUST THE FUNNY
The Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium presents Saturday comedy nights featuring a combination of improv and sketch comedy. Presenters use audience input to create live on-the-spot comedy sketches during each 90-minute set. All shows are recommended for a PG-13 audience. 9-11 p.m. every Saturday at the Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium, 3280 South Miami Ave., Miami. $10. Details: (305) 693-8669.