Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on July 6, 2006
SNAPS OF AFRICA
African culture, life, and images of poverty and disease are featured themes captured by artists from various countries in "Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography". Besides photography, the exhibition will also showcase multimedia installations and performance art. Curated by Okwui Enwezor. Various times at Miami Art Central, 5960 SW 57th Ave., Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 455-3333, email@example.com or www.miamiartcentral.org
Lowe Art Museum hosts their monthly LoweDown happy hour featuring music, cocktails, and "Game Face: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like?" exhibition. The exhibition features photographs that capture successful women in sports. 7-9 p.m. at University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-3535.
TASTES AND TONGUES
How various kitchen flavors and scents, table traditions and the market mirror global society will be showcased at the opening of the Tastes and Tongues exhibition. Plates, photographs, videos and installations are featured art forms by Catalonia artist Antoni Miralda. Through July 7. Various hours at Centro Cultural Español, 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677 or www.ccemiami.org.
"THE HUMAN COMEDY’
Bass Museum of Art presents The Human Comedy exhibition by Arturo RodrÌguez featuring large paintings of disproportional heads. Through Aug. 6. Various times at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members, children under 6, and Miami Beach residents with identification. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org
Mosaic: Jewish Life in Florida exhibit features more than 500 artifacts and photographs, films, a timeline wall of Jewish history in Florida since 1763. Free for members, children under 6, and on Saturdays. Various times at Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com
Bass Museum of Art showcases mid-1980s Haitian art owned by film director Jonathan Demme. Through Aug. 6. Various times at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org
Bass Museum of Art presents seminal paintings and bronze busts of Orishas by Edouard Duval-Carrié, whose works were featured at an exhibition during the Atlanta Olympics. 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Through Aug. 6. Free for members and children under 6. Details: (305) 673-7530.
THE ART OF SOCCER
Miami Art Museum features Stephen Dean’s Volta, a film exhibit featuring crowds of soccer fans at a stadium. Through Aug. 13. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free students; $5 others. Details: (305) 375-3000.
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Metro Pictures, Part 2, an exhibition featuring 27 artists who look at issues of contemporary urban life. Through Sept. 17. Various times at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $5. Details: (305) 893-6211.
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.
BIG JUICY PAINTINGS
Miami Art Museum presents Big Juicy Paintings exhibition. Through Sept. 17. Various times at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. $5. Free on Sundays. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Cernuda Arte hosts an opening reception for a Cuban art exhibition featuring modern, contemporary and academic arts. 7-10 p.m. at 3155 Ponce de LeÛn Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050 or www.cernudaarte.com
A photo exhibit featuring photojournalist Hector Gabino. 7 p.m.-midnight at D’Vino, 3143 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-8466.
Bass Museum of Art hosts Tropical Adventures, a family event featuring folk tales, music, dance, and Haitian crafts. Noon-4 p.m. at 2121 Park Avenue, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 673-7530.
Dozens of black and white images on Flamenco photographed by filmmaker Carlos Saura will be featured at Centro Cultural Español. Through Aug. 18. Various times at 800 Douglas Road, Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677.