The UM Lowe Art Museum presents lecture "Art of the Floating World: 19th Century Japanese Prints" in conjunction with current exhibition "Introspection and Awakening: Japanese Art of the Edo and Meiji Periods, 1615-1912." Independent curator and scholar of Japanese art, Laura Mueller, discusses Japanese woodblock prints of the Edo and Meiji Periods. 7 p.m. lecture. 8 p.m. reception at Lowe Art Museum. Storer Auditorium, UM School of Business, 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables. Free for museum members and UM students. $10 others. RSVP required. Details: email@example.com or www.lowemuseum.org.
The ninth annual "Art Fest @ Doral" showcases the works of over 100 artists from around the world. This year, a delegation from Belgrade, Serbia exhibits more than 50 works of art. Also featured is a variety of restaurant fare, live music and body painting. Children create their own works of art and take free art classes. Friday 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Oct. 21. Carlos Albizu University, 2173 NW 99th Ave., Doral. Free admission. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.facebook.com/artfestatdoral.
Edge Zones hosts a free performance art workshop with international performance artists. Loose garments recommended. Class divided into theory and practice. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. MBUS Gallery FIU, 420 Lincoln Road, fourth floor, Miami Beach. Free. Details: email@example.com or www.miamiperformancefestival.org.
The Coral Gables Museum hosts its monthly Artisan Food Fest featuring over 30 vendors selling handcrafted items from granola to jams to sausages and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free, donations accepted. Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.
ON THE EDGE
Luis Cruz Azaceta delivers lecture "On the Edge." Luis was born in Havana but left Cuba as a teenager in 1960. He has been awarded grants from The Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, The National Endowment of the Arts, and The New York Foundation for the Arts. His work is in the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Lowe Art Museum, and more. 7 p.m. reception to follow at the Lowe Art Museum. Storer Auditorium, UM School of Business, 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables. Free for museum members and UM students. $10 others. RSVP required. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.lowemuseum.org.