Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on April 28, 2011
Alain Godon’s exhibition "Architecture Collection Miami: Artwork Inspired by Premier Architectural Landmarks of Miami" opens. Ends May 15. Markowicz Fine Art, One NE 40th St., Miami. Details: (786) 362-5546 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.markowiczfineart.com.
Local artist Ronald Shelley and Naples artist Muffy Clark Gill’s works are showcased in "Native and Natural: Seminoles & Tropical Landscapes." Features landscapes, nature studies and batiks. Ends April 29. First National Bank of South Miami, 5750 Sunset Drive, South Miami. Details: (786) 210-9750 or www.shelleystudio.com.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents "Les Lalanne at Fairchild," the largest outdoor exhibition in the US of works by French sculptors Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne. Part of the garden’s annual visual art program, the exhibition features more than 20 sculptures — including works never publicly displayed in the US — and a multi-piece work made of more than a dozen pieces. All will be displayed throughout the garden’s 83 acres by Central Park’s Frederick Law Olmsted group. Ends May 31. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $12-$25. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
The University of Miami’s Department of Art and Art History presents its Sixth Annual Salon des Refusés exhibition, named after the famed Salon des Refusés exhibition in 1863 Paris where impressionists exhibited their revolutionary works rejected by the French Academy. Miami’s version showcases works by students that weren’t accepted into the school’s Annual Juried Student Competition. On view through April 29. The Wesley Foundation Building at the University of Miami, 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2543 or email@example.com or www.as.miami.edu/art.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University presents "Art for All: British Posters for Transport." Organized by the Yale Center for British Art, the exhibit features posters created as part of an ambitious effort by the London Underground to encourage ridership on public transportation. The art helped create a civic identity in London. Ends Aug. 14. The Wolfsonian, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Admission is free for members, State University System of Florida staff, students with ID and children under six. $3.50 for seniors, other students and children 6-12. $5 others. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
New World School of the Arts College visual artist’s works are displayed in "Bey[on]d Paper." Features a book made of cement and window screening, and works from experimental drawing classes incorporating video and three-dimensional elements. Ends May 20. New World Gallery, 25 NE Second St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-3620 or http://nwsa.mdc.edu.