Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 10, 2012
The City of Miami Beach Tourism and Cultural Development Department presents the 2012 "Recycled Art Show" in celebration of Earth Day. This juried exhibition features artwork made entirely from discarded or recycled materials. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through June 29. Miami Beach City Hall Gallery, 1700 Convention Center Drive, fourth floor, Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.miamibeachfl.gov.
The Coral Gables Museum hosts "Second Saturday Family Day on Aragon Museum" with activities will focusing on exhibit "Tunnel Vision: The port of Miami Tunnel Project" followed by a live music performance. 11-5 p.m. 3 p.m. performance. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.
Art Center/South Florida hosts a series of beginner and intermediate art classes "Drawing and Painting at Miami Beach Botanical Garden," where students are taught to draw accurately from life works inspired by the flora and fauna of the gardens. Tuesdays from 9 a.m.-noon. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. $220 for 6-week classes. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
IN THE AFTERMATH
The Museum of Contemporary Art and Haitian Historical Museum and Archives commemorate Haitian Heritage Month with a panel discussion "Culture after Disaster: Haiti after the Earthquake," focusing on the aftermath of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake. Panelists include Alexandra Barbot, artist, director of the Haitian Historical Museum and Archives; Philippe Dodard, artist, director of the National School of Arts in Haiti; Jean-Germain Gros, associate professor Political Science and Public Policy, University of Missouri; Babacar Mbow, curator, managing editor of Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora; and Gregory Vorbe, artist. 7 p..m. Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents a talk by artist Dario Robleto on "Every Record, Everywhere, is Playing Your Song Right Now." He discusses the roles played by music, the history of recording, fandom and DJ culture in his development. Followed by guest DJ Keen One. 6:30 p.m. Specialty cocktails. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free for museum members. $8 others. Details: (305) 375-1727 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamiartmuseum.org.