Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on January 12, 2012
MIA ART FAIR
The Miami International Art Fair, relocated to Miami’s downtown entertainment district, brings together international and emerging artists to the waterfront scene for five days of art and culture. The third edition presents 28 international galleries representing over 100 artists. Significant presentations of modern masters, contemporary, as well as cutting-edge, emerging talents are showcased. In addition, the fair unveils "Sculpture Miami," a waterside installation and sculpture exhibition in Bayfront Park. Over 30 large-scale sculptures by major international sculptors will be on display. Hours are Jan. 13-14, noon-10 p.m. Jan. 15-16, noon-7 p.m. Fair aboard the Seafair, docked at the Intercontinental Hotel Dock, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $15 one-day ticket. $20 multi-day ticket. $30 for a priority boarding ticket. Details: www.mia-artfair.com.
Second Saturdays are free for families at the Miami Art Museum. This week the museum presents "Mixed Media Mania," a variety of student artwork in the upstairs gallery. Discussions revolve around materials used by different students and includes a hands-on workshop for the public. 1-4 p.m. 2 p.m. tours. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free to the public. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum hosts a "Playlist Party" with artist Dana Schutz. Ms. Schutz combines an absurdist sensibility with vibrant color and tactile brushwork. Among her many imaginative scenarios, she has used music-related subjects to springboard into ideas about monumentality, angst, and the construction of pop icons. The Standard Spa, 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 375-3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.standardhotel.com.