Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on July 7, 2005
THE HAITIAN SPIRIT
Three simultaneous exhibitions display selections from filmmaker Jonathan Demme’s Haitian art collection, photographer Bruce Weber’s series documenting Haitian life in Miami and a group of works from the museum’s private collection. Through July 10 at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
ArtCenter South Florida presents a photography-based exhibition featuring artists Alex Heris, George Lebar and Blakey Ross and photographers Phillip Ross Munro, Lara Stein Pardo and Ivan Molina. Through July 15 at Miami Beach City Hall, Fourth Floor Public Gallery, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
Art Center South Florida has launched an exhibition titled "Meter," which uses a parking meter as inspiration for works of varying media that reflect the artists’ relationships with traffic, parking and notions of time cycles. Featured artists include Maria Jose Arjona, Magnus Sigardurson, Patrick De Castro, Ena Marrero, Kathy Kissick, David Leroi, Melissa Ruffino, Blakey Ross, Jonathan Peck and Kevin Tarasuk. 7-10 p.m. opening reception, with exhibition through July 31 at Art Center, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
The department of art and art history at Florida International University presents faculty members in a dual exhibition featuring Tori Arpad’s multimedia installation and video works and Kate Kretz’s paintings and mixed-media textile creations. Through July 31 at Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, FIU, University Park Campus, 11200 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.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 and others. The works 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.
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.
UM GALLERY NIGHT
The University of Miami hosts a gallery night featuring an exhibit by Cristina Figueredo. Exhibit runs through July 29. 7-9 p.m. at The University of Miami, Casa Bacardi/Olga-Saladrigas Hall, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2822.
The Lowe Art Museum presents Jan Matulka-Global Modernist and a multi-cultural exhibit, a selection from the permanent collection, through Sept. 4 at 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $2-$5. Students free. Details: (305)284-3535.