Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on March 4, 2010
View more than 70 pastel drawings by courtroom artist Shirley Henderson, who has depicted some of Miami’s best-known federal trials for more than 28 years. Images include the trials of Manuel Noriega, the Elian Gonzalez case, the Miami River Cops, the Liberty City Six and more. Ends June 13. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. . $5-$10. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.hmsf.org
Miami artist Federico Uribe’s site-specific installation at The Wolfsonian, "Slowly But Surely," features discarded healthcare equipment shaped into a tree, a bicycle and a dog. The scene is placed among a "green field" of drug capsules and discarded pill containers. Ends March 14. The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
Marvel at a 47-piece collection of creations from an 8-foot-tall Egyptian wall with hieroglyphics to a delicately detailed frock — all made out of Red Bull cans — at the Red Bull Art of Can exhibit. Ends March 14. Along Ocean Drive at Ninth Street, Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.redbullartofcan.com.
ARTISTS OF ASIA
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 and Historical Association celebrates the opening of The William S. Doyle Gold Coast Collection of Original Lithographs with a cocktail reception. The exhibition showcases the works of 1970s Grove artists such as Meredith Miller, Roy Lohr, Sue Yue Lee, Tony Scornavacca and Jack Amoroso. 6-8 p.m. On display through the end of March. Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery at the Shoppes at Mayfair, 3390 Mary St., suite 128, Coconut Grove. Details: www.coconutgroveartsfest.com.
Artist Margarita Cano and Joanne Hyppolite, chief curator of the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, discuss "Recognizing the Miami Demographic: Before and Beyond Mariel" as part of the Miami Art Museum Morning Lecture Series. Coffee and muffins will be served. Discussion will be followed by a guided tour of the art museum. 10 a.m.-noon. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $5 members. $10 nonmembers. Details: (305) 375-4073 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.