Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on April 6, 2006
Miami Children’s Museum hosts a cocktail reception and multimedia exhibition showing how the arts bring learning to life. 7-9 p.m. at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island. $100. RSVP required. Details: (305) 576-1212.
University of Miami hosts LoweDown happy hour. Complimentary drinks and food. 7-9 p.m. at Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.
Miami Art Museum hosts Mucho Magic! — in which children and families use art to create a cloud, food, a giant parachute and more. The family festival is in celebration of the museum’s current exhibition, Vik Muniz: Reflex. 1-4 p.m. at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Curator Carol Jazzar discusses the work of Lou Anne Colodny in the opening reception for Saturation — A Face Lift in a Jar. The presentation highlights society’s obsession with youth and beauty. 7-10 p.m. at Buena Vista Building, 180 NE 39th St., Suite 107, Miami. Details: (305) 490-6906.
Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Miami exhibits Peruvian retablo, portable altars used throughout Peru, by Nicario Jiménez. Through April 16. Free. Details: (305) 284-2792.
Miami Art Museum presents Rendez-vous, a two-screen art video by Italian artist Grazia Toderi, who shows the link between celestial and terrestrial space when Gemini spaceships rotate in the dome of a Baroque church. Through Sunday. Details: (305) 375-1704.
Art Talk features collective works from Malcolm Morley. Paintings of the New York artist, a former Floridian, showcase his career through 40 canvases. Through April 16. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
The Art Gallery at Government Center hosts an exhibition featuring artist Claudia Scalise. Through May 11. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 111 NW First St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-4634.
Miami Art Museum presents Brazilian artist Vik Muniz’s compilation of photographs using non-art materials. Through May 28. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free for members. $10 others. Details: (305) 375-1704.
In Balseros — A Desperate Journey, veteran photographer Al Diaz captured scenes in Cuba in the summer of 1994, when thousands of people attempted to leave the country on boats and rafts. Through June 4. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1492.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida features a collage of rare Caribbean manuscripts, books, maps, prints, and photographs from the 18th to 20th centuries from University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries, one of the largest Caribbean collections in the world. Through June 4. Details: (305) 375-1657.
Miami Art Central features mixed-media works by Brazilian artist Anna Maria Maiolino. Also featuring Victor Grippo. Free for students and children under 12; $3-$5 others. Through June 18. Details: (305) 455-3337.