Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on November 16, 2006
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., Tamiami. 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.
More than 20 ceramic sculptures and drawings of interspecies will be seen at the Manimals exhibition. The art pieces are created by students and faculty members of Miami International University of Art & Design. Various times 1501 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 100, Miami. Through Nov. 22. Free. Details: (305) 428-5700.
The University of Miami features a plaster-cast collection of dukes and sultans from the 12th-16th centuries. Donated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, casts such as Francis I of France, seen here, were part of a restoration project by UM architecture students. Through Nov. 22. Various times at Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center Gallery, 1223 Dickinson Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-5002.
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.
Waiting 2006 photo exhibition features portraits of children available for adoption. Through Nov. 26. Various times at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island. Details: (305) 373-5437.
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.
PAINTINGS OF CUBA
Casa Bacardi presents Ventanas en el Tiempo exhibition of works by artist Dominica Alcántara. Born in Santa Clara, Cuba, Ms. Alcantara’s acrylic paintings mirror landscapes in Cuba. Through Dec. 15. Various times at 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. $5 donation. Details: (305) 284-2822.
Museum of Contemporary Art presents City Beneath the Sea, a marionette theater and exhibition of Pablo Cano’s Marionette Sculptures. Exhibition through Dec. 23. 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $3-$15. RSVP required. Limited seating. Details: (305) 893-6211or 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.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University features more than 200 silver art pieces at the Modernism In American Silver: 20th-Century Design exhibition. Through March 25. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free members and Miami Beach residents with identification; $5-$7 others. Details: (305) 531-1001.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts Family Fun Days. Every Saturday through Dec. 3. 1-3 p.m. at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1492.