Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 26, 2011
Prominent Chinese artists Bo Yun and Cui Xiuwen’s works are displayed in "Pekin Express," an exhibition as part of the Annual Asian-Pacific Heritage Festival. Opening night reception 6-8 p.m. On display May 27-June 23. Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus, 627 SW 27th Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-6000 or www.mdc.edu.
Unveiled Wednesday, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum’s newest offerings include "EAST/WEST: Visually Speaking," "Who’s Counting" and "Temporal State of Being." "EAST/WEST" showcases the works of 12 Chinese artists and aims at merging the visual languages of the two regions. Ends Sept. 11. "Who’s Counting" and "Temporal State" are multimedia works by David and Hi-Jin Hodge that explore 21st century life from the context of boxes. 10 a.m. Tuesday-Saturdays. Noon-5 Sundays. Closed Mondays. Ends Sept. 18. The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, 10975 SW 17th St., Tamiami. Free. Details: (305) 348-2890 or http://thefrost.fiu.edu/.
Through film and sculpture, boundaries separating tamed and untamed nature are explored in group exhibition "The Wilderness." Ends June 26. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Dorsch Gallery presents Brian Gefen’s solo show "The Dee Dee and Jack Wedding." Ends June 4. Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1278 or www.dorschgallery.com.
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.
Artist Pablo Cano’s marionette show "The Seven Wonders of the Modern World" is filled with quirky characters from dancing tubes of toothpaste, bickering bobby pins and a cell phone that sings. 4 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $3 children under 12. $10 members, North Miami residents and City of North Miami employees. $15 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.