Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 22, 2008
The Center for Visual Communication celebrates its 50th anniversary with an exhibition featuring early edition works 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.
In celebration of 20 years of service, The National Art Exhibitions by the Mentally Ill (NAEMI) presents the 20th annual exhibition at the Miami Center for the Photographic Arts. Dozens of works will be featured at the exhibition and proceeds benefit the artists and NAEMI. Ends May 30. 1601 SW First St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 649-9575.
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 members and children younger than six; $5 ages six-12; students and seniors are $7 with proper identification; $8 adults. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.hmsf.org.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University presents "Page at a Time," a student work exhibition. Ends June 1. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.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.
This Saturday, Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an opening reception for "Against The Grain" exhibition featuring found objects, raw materials and images of city life themes by Bakehouse artists. 7-10 p.m. Ends June 16. Main Gallery, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2828 or www.bacfl.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.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University presents "Spanning the Divide of Centuries: Vienna from the Last Habsburgs to the Austrian Republic" exhibition of rare books and special collections. Organized this year by rare book cataloguer Nicolae Harsanyi, the exhibition features work by artists such as Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele and how their art reflects the changes in Viennese society during the modern movement in 19th and 20th century Vienna. Ends July 22. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
Bass Museum of Art presents VOOM PORTRAITS Robert Wilson. Mr. Wilson worked with VOOM HD Networks as an artist-in-residence to create VOOM PORTRAITS. Subjects were filmed on high-definition video portraits and range from celebrities such as Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr., Princess Caroline of Hanover, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Isabella Rossellini, to striking poses of animals. Ends Aug. 3. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
Miami Art Museum presents a discussion on "Community Conversations-MAM: A Work in Progress." The discussion will be on at Viernes Culturales, an arts fair in Little Havana, MAM’s move to Museum Park, Latin American art programs, and educational initiatives. 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Viernes Culturales at Tower Theater, Theater #2, 1508 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County hosts an opening reception for the fifth annual "Creative Visions Student Art Exhibition and Inaugural Creative Golden Visions Art," by Miami-Dade County residents. 4-7 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.