Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on April 20, 2006
Galerie D’Arts Decoratifs hosts an exhibition that features more than 37 furniture and lighting pieces created by 20th-century artists and designers. Highlights of the exhibition include a rare Charlotte Perriand desk and 10 sconces by Tobio Scarpa from 1961. Through June 15. Noon-7 p.m. at 1629 Jefferson Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-0123.
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.
Cernuda Arte exhibits works by Cuban artists. Through May 15. 3155 Ponce de LeÛn Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050.
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-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.
Miami Art Central presents a lecture on the art of Anna Maria Maiolino by Catherine de Zegher, co-founder and director of the Kanaal Art Foundation in Belgium. 7:30 p.m. at 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 455-3336.
MIAMI IN TRANSITION
Miami in Transition exhibition features more than 50 artworks from 21 local artists. The exhibition highlights the artists’ reactions to the destruction and construction of buildings in Miami. Artists share the loss of Miami’s historic sites, while others focus on the city’s future. Through Oct. 29. Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1725.