Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on April 17, 2008
Mia Galleries at Miami International Airport presents "Tropicool Miami," an exhibition featuring artworks by students from kindergarten to Grade 12. Ends Sunday. E-D Connector Gallery, Miami International Airport, exit at SR 953 to LeJeune Road. Details: (305) 876-0749.
The Society of American Mosaic Artists presents "Mosaic Arts International" exhibition. The exhibition features dozens of juried mosaic art pieces submitted by artists from around the world. Categories include 2-D, 3-D and architectural mosaics. Ends April 30. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2828 or www.bakehouseartcomplex.org.
DEFINING A COLLECTION
Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Pivot Points Part 1: Defining MOCA’s Collection," featuring more than 40 works by 28 artists from MOCA’s permanent collection that mark important moments in the development of the artists’ work and turning points in contemporary art. Ends May 11. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University features "Fashioning the Modern French Interior: Pochoir Portfolios in the 1920s," an exhibition on how fashion publishers use the pochoir technique to print fashion books and portfolios. Ends May 11. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-2622 or www.wolfsonian.org.
Miami Art Museum presents "Wifredo Lam in North America" exhibition. Ends May 18. 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1704.
Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Annihilating Beauty," exhibition by the museum’s "Women on the Rise!" participants. Ends May 18. Roxcy O’Neal Bolton Women’s History Gallery, 10251 W Flagler St., Sweetwater. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
The Center for Visual Communication celebrates its 50th anniversary with an art exhibition featuring early edition artworks by young artists such as Jim Dine, Jasper Johns, James Rosenquist and Robert Rauschenberg. Ends May 30. The Center for Visual Communication, 541 NW 27th St., Miami. Details: (305) 571-1415.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents "Seminole Arts From Florida Collections" and "Native Arts of the Northwest Coast: The Paul & Joan Gluck Collection," exhibitions. Ends June 1. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free for members and children younger than 12; $5 others. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.hmsf.org.
Lowe Art Museum presents "J. Tomás López: The Metro Series." The exhibition features photographs of subways and other urban transportation in the 1980s by artist J. Tomás López. Ends June 8. 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free admission and free parking at Pavia Garage. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
The Miami Science Museum features "Dinosaurs of China." The collection includes dinosaurs, bird fossils and mounted skeletons. Ends June 16. 3280 S Miami Ave. $13-$20. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Pivot Points, Part 2: New Mythologies." The exhibition features artworks of how contemporary artists have created self-mythologies and stories with their art. Featured artists include Matthew Barney, Jose Bedia and Mariko Mori. Ends June 28. MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Wynwood Art District. Free. Details: (305) 573-5441 or www.mocanomi.org.
Miami Art Museum presents "Melanie Smith With Rafael Ortega: Parres Trilogy," an exhibition that features artwork of city life. Ends June 29. 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1704.
Miami Center for the Photographic Arts hosts an opening reception for an exhibition featuring architecture and people from Nicaragua by David Taggart. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at 1601 SW First St., Miami. Details: (305) 649-9575.
Fotomission and Tropicolor host the fourth annual South Beach Photomarathon. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: www.fotomission.org.
New World School of the Arts hosts an opening reception for Mu-Dai: BFA Show 2008, a student exhibition. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Freedom Tower, 600 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. The exhibition ends May 2. Details: (305) 237-3620.