Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 5, 2005
VISIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN
Illustrations, maps, prints and photographs explore the Caribbean from the 16 century to the present. Exhibition features material from the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Trinidad and other countries. Through June 5 at Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Thursdays 5-9 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon. $5. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.historical-museum.org.
STREETS AND FACES
A celebration of life in the modern metropolis during the Roaring Twenties and 1930s, Streets and Faces: Jazz Age Paris, London, Berlin and New York" features the illustrations of Chas Laborde (1886-1941). Through Sunday 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. Through Tuesday 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. Through July 3 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: Donna Fields, (305) 893-6211, email@example.com or www.mocanomi.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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The Dominican International Chamber of Commerce presents the works of six different female artists. 6:30- 11 p.m. at Brickell Village, 104 SW Ninth St., First Floor, Miami. Details: Edel Villar, (305) 854-8110.
OFF THE BEATEN PATH
Edouard Duval-Carrie opens his studio to the public with works infused with social and political criticism and featuring music by Papaloko and Loray Mistik. 7-9 p.m. at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $15. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
Marking Time: Moving Images in Contemporary Art focuses on video, installation and sculptural works by artists Janine Antoni, Dara Friedman and Felix Gonzalez-Torres among others that are linked by the way they mark time. Through Sept. 11 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $5. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Locust Projects and TransEAT/Food Cultural Museum present Julie Khan’s free multidisciplinary visual and culinary art work, Swamp Cabbage: Cracker Culture in a Fast Food Nation. Project includes six-week photography, video and sound exhibition; panel discussion with humanities scholars; cooking demonstrations for children; and wild game tasting. Through June 29. Opening reception begins at 10 a.m. at Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: www.locustprojects.org.