Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on September 1, 2011
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. Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Ends 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.
Miami Art Museum presents a 9/11 commemorative exhibition "Focus Gallery: Joel Meyerowitz — Aftermath." The exhibit consists of 24 donated photographs taken by Mr. Meyerowitz, the only photographer granted right of entry into Ground Zero, who chronicled the events there for nine months. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Ends Nov. 6. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1704 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
TRIBUTE TO DANCE
Twenty contemporary artists pay tribute to the history of the International Ballet Festival of Miami in unison with dancer’s acrobatic movements through sculptures, paint, brush strokes and canvases in "A Tribute to the XVI annual International Ballet Festival of Miami 2011: A Collective Exhibition of 20 Artists presenting Works Inspired by the Dance" 7-10 p.m. Rodez Art Gallery, 3015 Grand Ave., suite 237, Coconut Grove. Details: (786) 467-7111 or email@example.com or www.rodezartgallery.com.
Former New York Times photography critic Vicki Goldberg gives public lecture "What Remains" in conjunction with the Miami Art Museum’s exhibit "Focus Gallery: Joel Meyerowitz — Aftermath." Ms. Goldberg is the author of several photography books and has contributed texts to numerous monographs. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members and emergency personnel free. $8 others. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.