Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 12, 2011
Six books created by elementary school students are to be on display in "Page at a Time," a free exhibition in the Wolfsonian-Florida International University’s lobby. Ends June 12. The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
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 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.
Adrian Sonni’s installation "Let’s Play," his first solo exhibition in the US, opens during a reception coinciding with the Second Saturday Art Walk. 7-11 p.m. Primary Projects Atrium Building, 4141 NE Second Ave., suite 104, Miami. Details: (954) 801-3945 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.primaryflight.com.