Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on February 28, 2013
The fifth annual Artopia showcases art, culture, fashion, food, music and film. Some of Miami’s best artists, musicians, fashion designers, culinary masters and cocktail creators present their work. Guests enjoy complimentary food, wine, cocktail and beer sampling. Entertainment includes musical performances, fashion shows, live performance art and works from local artists. 7-10 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $25 in advance. $35 at the door. $45-$55 VIP. Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.
The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography presents a lecture by Mary Ellen Mark, a contributing photographer to The New Yorker who has published photo-essays and portraits in such publications as Life, New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair.7 p.m. lecture at the Storer Auditorium, UM School of Business, 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables. 8 p.m. reception at the Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free for Lowe members and UM Students. $10 others. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu.
Miami Art Museum hosts a conversation with Artist Hew Locke and Kobena Mercer, Yale University, professor of the history of art and African American studies. This is the second time that Locke, one of four international artists commissioned to create work for the museum’s 2013 reopening, visits Miami to engage the community in his process. 2 p.m. Reception will follow. University of Miami Wesley Center, 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 375-4073 or email@example.com or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Boswell Mourot Fine Art presents "Full Color," an exhibit featuring new works by Hans Feyerabend and Robin Hazard-Bishop. 7-10 p.m. Boswell Mourot Fine Art, 3162 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Free to attend. Details: (305) 528-4971 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.boswellmourot.com.
The 17th annual "Spring Into Art Silent Art Auction" features 18 original works donated by featured artists on this year’s theme, "Altered Landscapes." Following the auction, a raffle includes items such as a wine tasting and Judith Ripka Jewelry. The evening also includes hors d’oeuvres, dinner, cocktails by Bacardi and entertainment by the Frost School of Music Jazz Trio. 7 p.m. Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center, University of Miami, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables. $125. Details: (305) 284-6756 or email@example.com or www.miami.edu.