Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on January 20, 2005
The Bass Museum presents 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 Sunday 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 Sunday 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 presents the work of Cuban artists. This group exhibit features academic, modern and contemporary Cuban Paintings from various periods of Cuban art. Through Feb. 10 at Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050 or www.cernudaarte.com.
AFRICA/A HARVEST OF QUIET EYES
The University of Miami presents an exhibition celebrating African culture. Artists include photographer Alison Williams and three other women who will give a lecture series to coincide with their exhibit. Reception 7 p.m.; Exhibition through Feb. 12 at The New Gallery, Wesley Foundation Building, University of Miami, 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: Kerry Stuart Coppin, (305) 284-6966 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.
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 Sunday 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 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 Sunday at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
A PUPIL’S PERCEPTIONS
Miami Dade College presents artwork created by local at-risk students. The exhibition will showcase student artwork in pastel, acrylic, batik, woodwork and mosaic media. Through Feb. 11 at Miami Dade College Homestead Campus Library, Building D, 500 College Terrace, Homestead. Free. Details: John Greb, (305) 237-7501.
Barry University’s fine-arts department presents an exhibit of student photography showcasing seniors Asha Fuller, Natalie Martinez and Nick Vitti. Each will present a unique photographic outlook. Through Feb. 3 at Barry University’s Gallery of Fine Art Library, 11300 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Free. Details: (305) 899-3420.
Miami Dade College presents the traveling exhibit Shooting Blind, featuring black-and-white photography by visually impaired artists. Through Feb. 17 at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus Center Gallery, Building One, Room 1365, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Free. Details: Robert Perez, (305) 237-3696.
‘IDEAS OF TIME’
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum presents the work of Arizona photographer Mark Klett. The exhibit, Ideas About Time, is a representation of the changing environment. Through March 13 at the Frost Museum, Charles Perry Bldg., PC110, SW 107th Ave. and Eighth Street, Florida International University, University Park Campus. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostmuseum.org.
RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE ART
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.