Calendar Of Events Museums
Written by Miami Today on February 3, 2005
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.
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.
The Miami Art Museum hosts 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.
The Miami Museum of Science will host a fun and educational evening for the 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.
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. Recommended for a PG-13 audience. 9-11 p.m. Saturdays at the Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium, 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. $10. Details: (305) 693-8669.