Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on December 29, 2011
Cernuda Arte exhibits "Important Cuban Artworks, Volume 10," the tenth edition of its annual grand exhibition, showcasing modern and contemporary Cuban art. Features works by Wifredo Lam, Víctor Manuel, Ponce, Carreño, Amelia Peláez, Carlos Enríquez, Portocarrero, Mariano Rodríguez, Cundo Bermúdez, Gina Pellón, Tomás Sánchez, Flora Fong, Sosabravo, Mendive, Vicente Hernández, Florido, Ramón Vázquez, Sandro de la Rosa and Dayron González, among others. Dec. 22. 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Noon-6:30 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit through Feb. 7. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Free and open to public. Details: (305) 461-1050 or www.cernudaarte.com.
FACES OF CHINA
Miami-based professional photographer Tom Salyer showcases an exhibit of his work documenting his annual visits to China in "Faces of China." The exhibit features 32 works depicting his experiences with both ancient and contemporary China during an annual visit to the country between 2004 and October 2011. The work resembles more a casual observation of human nature than as an accentuation of differences between cultures. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-Fri. Exhibit through Jan. 21. ACND Gallery of Art at Archbishop Curley Notre Dame 6 to 12 Prep, 4949 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 751-8367 ext. 28 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.acnd.net.
The University of Miami Lowe Art Museum presents "Saintly Blessings: A Gift of Mexican Retablos from Joseph and Janet Shein." Painted devotional images of saints and other holy persons, called retablos, are used primarily by Mexican peoples as objects of veneration and to seek favors. A collection of 28, painted on tin, has been donated to the museum by Philadelphia and Miami art collectors Joseph and Janet Shein. The gift is an important addition to the Lowe’s collection of santos. They are on view 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Exhibit through Sept. 23. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free for Museum members, UM students, faculty and staff and children under 12. $5 seniors and non-UM students. $10 others. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
The Bass Museum of Art hosts "Art Club for Adults: History Lecture" on avant garde and modernist art. 1-3 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members and Miami Beach residents. $6 seniors and students. $8 others. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.