Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on August 18, 2011
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University presents "Class Distinctions: Selections from the Laurence Miller Collection." The display of items examines class separations on ocean liners before World War II. On view through September. The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.wolfsonian.org.
"Arte y Ritual/Tribal Art from Africa" opens with masks from sub-Saharan Africa of different types, styles, sizes and materials. Carved-wood vertical masks are displayed along with helmet masks and crest masks. Ends Sept. 12. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Cremata Gallery, 1646 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: (305) 644-3315 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.crematagallery.com.
Thirty images by American photographer Frank Paulin are showcased in "Frank Paulin American Documentarian." Includes black-and-white photographs depicting fleeting moments of the 1950s. Mr. Paulin is known for capturing the art and poetry of everyday moments against otherwise gritty backdrops. Ends Sept. 25. Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $5-$10. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
Pinecrest Gardens’ art gallery features "The Work of Trelles Cabarrocas Architects," artworks created by commissioned architects from architecture and urban design firm Trelles Cabarrocas Architects. They were asked to render a new map for the Gardens reflecting the history, beauty and featured attractions of the park. 6:30-8 p.m. Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 SW 57th Ave., Gardens Gallery, Pinecrest. Details: www.pinecrest-fl.gov.
Miami Dade College presents "Mona Lisa Unveiled," an exhibit showcasing interpretations of Leonardo da Vinci’s "Mona Lisa" created by artists around the world and dating from the 16th century to present day. On loan from the Museo Ideale Leonardo da Vinci in Florence, Italy, the exhibit includes works and documents from the 16th through 19th centuries and continuing after the theft of the painting with 20th century artists who reinterpreted it. Featured artists range from Marcel Duchamp, Jean Margat and Salvador Dalì to Romero Britto. 6:30-10 p.m. Exhibit through Oct. 7. Miami Dade College Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Mural Room gallery, Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 237-7700 or email@example.com or www.mdc.edu.