Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on April 28, 2005
STREETS AND FACES
A celebration of life in the modern metropolis during the Roaring Twenties and the 1930s – Streets and Faces: Jazz Age Paris, London, Berlin and New York – features the illustrations of Chas Laborde (1886-1941). Through May 8 at the Wolfsonian, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-3645 or www.wolfsonian.org.
Damien B. Contemporary Art Center presents Lucid Flats, a visual-arts exhibit including drawings, paintings and everyday-object manipulations. Event features artist Reeve Schumacher and includes live music, open bar and reception. 7-11 p.m. Saturday. Through May 10 at Damien B. Contemporary Art Center, 282 NW 36th St., Miami. Details: (305) 573-4949 or www.damienb.com.
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents sculpture and watercolor with Eastern and Western influences, both ancient and contemporary, by Anne Chu. 7-9 p.m. Through July 3 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: Donna Fields, (305) 893-6211, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mocanomi.org.
The Miami Art Museum hosts Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-70s. The exhibition examines European, South and North American artists who after World War II turned to geometric abstraction as a springboard for experimentation. Features 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 Bass Museum of Art features finished public art projects by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Exhibition includes sketches, collages, maps, topography, and fabric used in installations, and will be complemented by the screening of five films about the artists. Through June 26. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents artist Robert Rauschenberg’s recent works from his Scenarios series, based on photographs taken in Captiva. Through July 3 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. RSVP required. Members free; $10 others. Free admission every Sunday noon-5 p.m. Details: (305) 375-1704, email@example.com or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents Figuratively Speaking: Selections from the Permanent Collection, examining the representation of the human figure in US, Latin American and European art since the 1960s. Through Oct. 30 at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members, students and children under 12 free; $2.50-$5 others. Free admission every Sunday; guided tours at 2 p.m. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The Deering Estate presents an interactive lecture by Panamanian artist Sheila Lichacz, whose works have been displayed at the Contemporary Religious Art Collection at the Vatican, the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives in Harvard University and the Center for Fine Art in Miami. Her latest collection, God’s Paintbrush, features multimedia works using pre-Columbian pottery shards and seashells. 2 p.m. at the Deering Estate Visitor Center, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. $5-$7. Details: (305) 235-1668, ext. 233.