Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on October 26, 2006
Artist Mark Dion will discuss the South Florida Wildlife Rescue Unit installation at Miami Art Museum. Exhibition preview from 5-8:30 p.m. and artist talk at 6:30 p.m. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts showcases the Open House exhibit featuring photographs and an installation by José Bechara. Through Oct. 28. 7:30-9 p.m. at 2043 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-1804.
The Ketubah Art Exhibition features modern artworks and interpretations of Jewish marriage contracts. Through Oct. 29. Various times at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 573-5900.
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.
New World School of the Arts Gallery features Translations Faculty Exhibition. Through Nov 2. Various times at 25 NE Second St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-3559.
Various shapes and sizes of teakettles created by more than 60 artists from around the US is showcased in the Teapot: Form, Function, and Metaphor exhibition at the University of Miami. Various times at College of Arts and Sciences Gallery, 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. A closing reception and the last teapot exhibition will take place Nov. 3. Free.
Details: (305) 284-8485.
The Museum of Contemporary Art features artworks by Christian Holstad. Through Nov. 5. Various times at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211.
The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation features the Grants Program exhibition of artworks by 10 artists. Various times at 1018 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Exhibition through Nov. 12. Details: (305) 455-3380.
Photo exhibit by Asela Torres in celebration of Hispanic Women in the Arts. 7-9 p.m. at the Roxcy O’Neal Bolton Women’s History Gallery at the Women’s Park, 10251 W. Flagler St., Miami. Through Nov. 17. Details: (305) 480-1717.
Diaspora Vibe Gallery hosts an opening reception for The Land That Time Forgot, featuring artist Juana Valdes. The exhibit will showcase sculpture and text and site-specific installation. Through Nov. 20. Various times at 3938 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 573-4046.
An opening reception for African-American Quilters exhibit. Through Dec. 9. 7-9 p.m. at African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 638-6771.
Miami Art Central features Video: An Art, a History, 1965-2005. Taken from the archives of the Centre Pompidou museum in Paris, the exhibition also features sculptures and multimedia works by various artists from around the globe. Through Dec. 10. 7-10 p.m. at 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Free on Sundays. Details: (305) 455-3333 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
The Coconut Grove Gallery features Beth Ravitz’ mixed-media artworks at the Invented Worlds exhibit. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7256.
Jewish Museum of Florida showcases the Bonim exhibition, which features the history of Jewish developers and their influence in Florida. Through March 11. Various times at 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free on Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044.
The Mosaic: Jewish Life in Florida exhibit features more than 500 artifacts and photographs, films and a timeline wall of Jewish history in Florida. 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.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts Family Fun Days: Spooked by History. Learn about the legends of Miami Beach. Every Saturday through Dec. 3. 1-3 p.m. at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1492.
University of Miami presents the Auschwitz Album, a photograph exhibition. The exhibition will showcase about 40 photographs taken by Nazi officers and discovered by a Holocaust survivor. Through Nov. 25. College of Arts and Sciences Gallery, 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-6882.