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Calendar Of Events

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Written by on June 26, 2008

Thursday 6/26

   Miami Dade College’s InterAmerican Campus, in collaboration with the National Association of Cuban American Educators, presents the art exhibit "I Do, 2," produced by W-10, a group of 10 women. 6:30 p.m. Through July 6. The Tower Theater at Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus, 1508 SW 8th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-6180.

SELF-MYTHOLOGIES

   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 Saturday. MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Wynwood Art District. Free. Details: (305) 573-5441 or www.mocanomi.org.

CITY LIFE

   Miami Art Museum presents "Melanie Smith with Rafael Ortega: Parres Trilogy," an exhibition that features artwork of city life. Ends Sunday. 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1704.

BLOODGOOD ART

   The Wynwood Project Space, University of Miami, presents an exhibition of transformation by artist Grant Bloodgood. Ends July 5. Wynwood Project Space, 2200 NW Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 284-2542.

BONE ART

   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. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.

VIENNA HISTORY

   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.

VIDEO PORTRAITS

   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 Monaco, 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.

DINOS FROM CHINA

   Miami Science Museum presents "The Dinosaurs of China," an exhibition of dinosaur fossils from China, including fully-sculpted models, interactive and multimedia experiences and a children’s paleo-discovery area. Ends Sept. 10. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. Details: www.miamisci.org.

DISAPPEARING ACT

   Miami Art Museum 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.

WESTERN WORLD

   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.

Saturday 6/28

   The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, presents "Excavating Egypt: Great Discoveries from the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College, London," an exhibition of 221 Egyptian artifacts excavated by British archaeologist Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie. Ends Nov. 2. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $10 for adults, $5 for non-UM students with I.D., $5 for adult groups of 10 or more, $3 for student groups of 10 or more and free to members, University of Miami students, faculty and staff and children under 12. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.

Tuesday 7/1

   The Jewish Museum of Florida presents "Florida Jews in Sports" exhibition that features nearly 150 athletes in two dozen sports. Ends Nov. 23. 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members and children under; $6 adults; $5 seniors; free on Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.

   

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