Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on February 3, 2005
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 Dr., Coral Gables. Details: Kerry Stuart Coppin, (305) 284-6966 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COSTA RICAN ART
The Americas Collection presents an exhibition by sculptor JimÈnez-Deredia, who depicts the art of the ancient Borucan peoples of Costa Rica, based on the cosmic symbol of the sphere. 7-10 p.m. opening day. Exhibition through Feb. 28 at The Americas Collection, 2440 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-5578 or www.americascollection.com.
ART & DESIGN NIGHT
The second Thursday of every month, retailers and galleries in Miami’s Design District extend hours until 9 p.m. Featuring exhibitions, cocktails, live music and special events. Between North Miami and Northeast Second avenues, Miami. Details: (305) 573-9797 or www.designmiami.com.
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce presents Glass House Gallery Night featuring poster artist Jim Holehous. Event includes art, music, wine and cheese. 7-10 p.m. at the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce, 2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove. Free. Details: (305) 444-7270 or email@example.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 University of Miami presents Gallery Night, where The Lowe Art Museum will offer Haitian food and drinks while featuring the Bonne Anne 200 Zan exhibit and The New Gallery will feature Africa/A Harvest of Quiet Eyes exhibit. 7 p.m. at the Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables, and the New Gallery, 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305)284-3535 or (305) 284-2792.
DIANA: A CELEBRATION
The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale presents an exhibition celebrating the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales. Memorabilia, film footage and a collection of 28 dresses including her royal wedding gown. Proceeds 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.
Miami Art Museum hosts the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition. The annual exhibition presents works by county students as part of the regional and national Scholastic Art Awards competition. Award-wining works are sent to the national program in New York. Through Feb. 20 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
‘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 Building, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street, Florida International University, University Park Campus. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostmuseum.org.
The Lowe Art Museum hosts the first public showing of the Wine Spectator Collection of vintage posters created during France’s Belle Epoque in the 1890s. Featuring artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Villon, Bonnard, Steinlen, Mucha and Cheret. Through April 3 at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $5 adults; $3 senior citizens and students; free for museum members, children under 12 and university community. Details: (305)284-3535 or www.lowemuseums.org.
STITCHES IN TIME
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Louise Bourgeois: Stitches in Time. The exhibition features over 20 pieces including life-size busts in sewn fabric, totemic figures and wood and bronze sculptures. Preview on Feb. 11 from 6:30-9 p.m.; Exhibition from Feb. 12-March 27 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Free for members; $3-$5 others. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
Free admission every Sunday 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.