Calendar Of Events Museums
Written by Miami Today on July 7, 2005
The Lowe Art Museum offers free admission with guided tours of current exhibitions, live jazz, light fare and cocktails. 7-9 p.m. at the University of Miami Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
At The Crossroads: Afro-Cuban Orisha Arts in Miami is an online exhibit from the Historical Museum of Southern Florida exploring the ancient religion commonly known as Santeria. The exhibit illustrates the religion’s roots in African Yoruba tradition, arrival in Cuba via slave trade and subsequent survival through the adoption of Catholic idols. Details: www.historicalmuseum.org/exhibits/orisha/orisha’start.htm.
South American Music in Miami is the Historical Museum of Southern Florida’s online exhibit exploring the sights and sounds of Colombian, Venezuelan and Peruvian traditional music in the Miami area. Included are the histories and influences of the music with links to audio recordings and biographies of artists. Available in English and Spanish. Details: www.historical-museum.org/folklife/sa’music/sam’start.htm.
On second Saturdays families may view current exhibitions for free. 1-4 p.m. at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
ART OF POTTERY
Part of the summer series, the Art of Pottery exhibit includes vases, vessels, pots & plates with speaker Ellen Jacobs. 8 p.m. at the Miami Museum of Science and Space Planetarium, 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 235-1192 or www.mayastudies.org.