Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on January 28, 2010
Bakehouse Art Complex hosts art raffle featuring the works of more than 60 local artists, live music by Elastic Bond, catered food and an open wine bar. Available art includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography and mixed-media works. 7-11 p.m. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. Admission $45-$50. Raffle tickets $10 each. Details: (305) 576-2828 or email@example.com or www.bacfl.org.
Voodoo gods depicted in brightly painted resin by Haitian painter and sculptor Edouard Duval Carrié sun themselves in an outdoor exhibit at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens through March. Pieces include the goddesses of love, Ezrulie, and the god of war, Ogou. Admission to the 4.5-acre green space, which houses orchids, tropical plants and trees and a Japanese garden, is free. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7256 or www.mbgarden.org.
Australian artist Tracey Moffatt’s exhibit "The Cabinet," comprised mostly of video and photography, presents a story based on images and memories Ms. Moffatt has retained from watching TV and movies in her childhood. Ends May 2. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $6-$8. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
"Summer’s Gonna Hurt You," an installation by New-York-based artist Charles Koegel, features drawings and video that exaggerate architectural creations and designs. The concept behind the display is to depict architecture that grows as spontaneously as nature — a response to urban development. Ends March 2. Dimensions Variable, 171 NE 38th St., Miami. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.dimensionsvariable.net.
The first Florida International Fine Art Fair, housed in the newly designed 100,000-square-foot pavilion where Art Miami was held in the midtown arts district, is to feature American and European paintings, sculptures, antiques and more. The Art Miami Pavilion, Northeast First Avenue between Northeast 32nd and 31st streets, Miami. Ends Feb. 7. Details: www.fifafmiami.com.
The Museum of Contemporary Art hosts a Contemporary Art Boot Camp led by Executive Director and Chief Curator Bonnie Clearwater. The program is to include lectures on art from the ’60s to the ’90s based on Ms. Clearwater’s original research and personal contact with artists that have played defining roles in the contemporary art world. 7:30 p.m. Meets weekly through May 5. $10-$12 per lecture. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.