Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 4, 2006
CINCO DE MAYO
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. 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.
ArtCenter Gallery presents origami artist Leonor Rosser for a workshop. 10-11 a.m. at 924 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278.
The Wolfsonian hosts an open house and family fun day. Noon-4 p.m. at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 531-1001.
Dharma Studio presents a three-day workshop on scroll painting with Tibetan artist Karma Phuntsok. 7-9 p.m. at 3170 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Through May 17. $150. Details: (305) 461-1777.
JAM AT MAM
An event for young professionals, Miami Art Museum hosts an evening of art, music, donation, food and drinks. 101 West Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.