Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on June 12, 2008
Bakehouse Art Complex presents "Against The Grain" exhibition featuring found objects, raw materials and images of city life themes by Bakehouse artists. 7-10 p.m. Ends Monday. 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 Monday. 3280 S Miami Ave. $13-$20. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
ATLANTIS AT THE GARDEN
Visitors to Miami Beach Botanical Garden can view the garden’s latest exhibition: "Atlantis-in the Midst of Myth" by Oxana Narozniak. The exhibition will feature life-size bronze sculptures. Ms. Narozniak has created these sculptures to reflect the rise and fall of Atlantis compared to modern day life. Ends June 21 at Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Free admission. Details: (305) 673-7256 or www.mbgarden.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.
ArtCenter/South Florida presents "Pragmatic Terrain" exhibition by artists Katie Lewis and Julie Wills. The exhibition explores social, psychological and medical issues with animal bones. 800 Lincoln Rd. at Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Ends July 14. Free admission. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University exhibits "Spanning the Divide of Centuries: Vienna from the Last Habsburgs to the Austrian Republic" 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. Free for members and children younger than six; $6 seniors and students with identification; $8 adults. Details: (305) 673-7530.
ROCK N’ ROLL
Museum of Contemporary Art’s current exhibition "Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967" features 40 years of artworks by 56 artists from around the world. Ends Sept.7. Free members and North Miami residents; $10 nonmembers. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Miami Art Museum (MAM) presents "Disappearances, Shadows and Illusions." The exhibition includes installation art with light, electronics and other elements by artists from around the country. Ends Sept 21. Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or miamiartmuseum.org.
Bass Museum of Art presents "Splendor in the Bass: The Portraits" exhibition of the Western World. Ends Oct. 19. 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $8 adults; $6 seniors and students with identification. Free for members and children younger than six; $6 seniors and students with identification; $8 adults. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.