Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on August 3, 2006
THE HUMAN COMEDY
Bass Museum of Art presents The Human Comedy, an exhibition of Arturo RodrÌguez works 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.
Miami International University of Art & Design and International Rescue Committee Miami features the World Refugee Day art exhibition. The exhibition features artworks from refugees and their contributions to the United States. Various times at Miami International University of Art & Design, 1501 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Through Aug. 11. Details: (305) 428-5676 or (305) 640-9881.
SNAPSHOTS 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. The exhibition showcases photographs, multimedia installations and performance art. Through Aug. 27. Various times at Miami Art Central, 5960 SW 57th Ave., Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 455-3333, email@example.com or www.miamiartcentral.org
The Mosaic: Jewish Life in Florida exhibit features more than 500 artifacts and photographs, films and a timeline wall of Jewish history in Florida since 1763. Various times at Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members, children younger than 6 and on Saturdays. 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 the Big Juicy Paintings exhibition. Through Sept. 17. Various times at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. $5. Free on Sundays. Details: (305) 375-3000.
The Lowe Art Museum hosts LoweDown Happy Hour with music, cocktails, and a viewing of current art exhibits. 7 p.m. at 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603.
Operation Green Leaves and Papa Loko for Kids hosts its Walk the Talk, Take a Stand campaign to raise funds for teaching art to underprivileged children in South Florida and reforestation projects in Haiti. The event features art, music, and Caribbean food. 9 p.m. at Jakmel Art Gallery, 147 NW 36th St., Miami. $5-$10 donation. Details: (305) 644-9000.
Bass Museum of Art hosts a reception for the Made In Miami: Hervé di Rosa’s Around the World/12th Stage exhibition. 7-9 p.m. at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 673-7530.