Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on February 11, 2010
Curated by University of Miami students, "Trends and Techniques: A Short History of Printmaking" features woodcuts, engravings and etchings from the Lowe Art Museum’s collection. The exhibition is split into two sections. The first highlights European masters from the 17th-19th centuries and the second includes modern artists and the work of University of Miami students and instructors. Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $5-$10. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www6.miami.edu/lowe/index.htm.
"Matta: A Retrospective" showcases 75 works by 20th century modernist Matta. The paintings depict light patterns on featureless backgrounds, fragile spaces where delicate strokes and sketches converge into the artist’s distinct perception of reality. Details: (305) 576-0256 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.garynader.com.
The Coconut Grove Arts Festival returns for its 47th year featuring the works of 360 artists from more than 35 states and Canada. Mediums span from paintings and photography to watercolors, jewelry, metalwork and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ends Feb. 15. Runs along McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive and Pan American Drive, Coconut Grove. $5-$10. Details: www.coconutgroveartsfestival.org.
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The 22nd annual St. Stephen’s Art Show features artwork from more than 160 artists, international food offerings, children’s activities and an English tea room. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Ends Feb. 15. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 2750 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove. $1. Details: www.artshowss.com.
Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts hosts an opening reception for three new exhibits as part of the Wynwood Art District Second Saturday Gallery Walk. The displays include a solo exhibition by Jose Bechara, a display entitled "The Triumph of Patience" by four young Chicago artists and a photographic display featuring a family from the Peruvian Andes in traditional dress taken in settings throughout the wealthiest parts of Lima. 7:30-10 p.m. Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, 2043 N Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1804 or www.dlfinearts.com.
Miami International University of Art and Design holds a nautical-themed student art sale. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, 1633 N Bayshore Drive, Miami. Details: www.artinstitutes.edu/miami.