Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on September 29, 2005
Miami Beach Arts Trust concludes its Brown Bag/Evening Bag series of arts-awareness forums with a free collecting seminar for new collectors and emerging artists. Interactive panel participants include Art Miami director Ilana Vardy; Sotheby’s Miami director Axel Stein; collector Paul Berg; gallery owner Genaro Ambrosino; and artist Jacin Giordano. 7 p.m. at Art Center/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278.
Rocket Projects presents a multimedia exhibition by TM Sisters, Tasha and Monica Lopez de Victoria that draws inspiration from lightning called "Electric Lights form Such Great Heights." 11 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 22 at Rocket Projects, 3440 N Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-6082 or www.rocket-projects.com.
The University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings by Hollis Jeffcoat. Through Oct. 14 at 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2792.
THE SAINT MAKERS
The Florida International University Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum presents an exhibition that explores American folk art through religious iconography. The opening reception features a lecture by Latin American novelist Carlos Fuentes. 8 p.m. Friday at the museum, Charles Perry Building, University Park, SW 107th Ave. and Eighth St. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.org.
The University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum presents an exhibition of photography by Edward Weston. Apocalypse Then: Images of Destruction, Prophecy and Judgment from D¸rer to the Twentieth Century looks at the ways in which artists over the past five centuries have depicted the end of time. Life Work features photographs that span Mr. Weston’s 40-year career. Through Nov. 13 at the museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $5. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.miami.edu/lowe.
ArtCenter/South Florida presents a multimedia group exhibition exploring the new reality encountered upon artists’ migration to Miami. Through Oct. 17 at 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8272 or www.artcentersf.org.
ArtCenter South Florida presents an exhibition focusing on the Hispanic feminine experience in Miami, particularly issues surrounding migration and integration and the duality of identity through drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, installation, photomontage and sewing. Through Oct. 15 at City Hall, Fourth Floor Public Gallery, 1700 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: www.artcentersf.org.
Local artist Pablo Cano’s exhibition, New York to Home Base – Discarded Debris to Constructed Art, in Miami International Airport’s gallery on the second level of Concourse E, consists of marionettes created from found objects and works in painting, fine drawing and sculpture. Through Sept. 30. Open to ticketed passengers or by appointment. Details: (305) 876-0749 or www.miami-airport.com.
The Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami’s Casa Bacardi presents vintage black and white photography of Cuban women in the 1940s and ’50s. Through Sept. 30 at Casa Bacardi, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2822 or casabacardi.iccas.miami.edu.
HEADS AND TALES
The German consulate exhibits works by Hans Feyerabend that explore the human face as a source of expression and narratives. Through Oct. 6 at 100 N Biscayne Blvd., Suite 200, Miami. Details: www.feyerabend.com.
The Miami Art Museum presents Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu in an exhibit combining collage and ink drawings of distorted figures reflecting society’s obsession with physical appearance. Through Oct. 9 at 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
The Bass Museum of Art presents 2,000 years of Latin American portraits with 125 sculptures and paintings by Kahlo, Rivera, Botero, Siqueiros and Tamayo. Through Oct. 23 at the museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.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 at Cutler hosts an exhibit of watercolors by Miami artist Daphne Baruch. 2 p.m., with exhibition through Oct. 16 at the estate, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission of $5-$7. Details: (305) 235-1668, ext. 233.
Anyly Fraga-Pelaez exhibits her environment-inspired works. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 10 at MDC Wolfson Campus’ Access-Meed Gallery, Room 1180, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3371.
MOCA AND MIAMI
The Museum of Contemporary Art kicks off its 10th-anniversary season with an exhibition of works by Miami artists who have been featured in the museum’s exhibitions since 1996. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30 at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.