Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on March 14, 2013
The Bass Museum of Art hosts its annual fundraiser "A Night at the Museum," featuring a silent auction and a private preview of exhibit "Picasso to Koons: The Artist as Jeweler," showcasing more than 200 works by 135 artists. The little-known works of wearable sculpture provide viewers with new insights into the creative minds of artists such as Max Ernst, Yoko Ono, Man Ray and Anish Kapoor. 8-11 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $250. Details: (786) 357-6752 or email@example.com or www.bassmuseum.org,
The Coral Gables Museum hosts a "Curator’s Tour: Italy in Motion" with curator Chloe Chelz. Throughout the 20th century, Italian design developed a significance that continues to resonate today. The exhibit focuses on design and mobility. As objects of material culture, cars, motorcycles, scooters and bicycles as well as historical and contemporary photographs illustrate the country’s design legacies. 7 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free for members. $10 others. Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.
Trek6 launches an all aerosol portrait exhibit "Through the Looking Glass," featuring pop icons with eyewear from the Eyemax Collection. 7 p.m.-midnight. Hand Crafted Miami, 3438 N Miami Ave., Miami. Free to attend. Details: www.handcraftedmiami.com.
Miami Art Museum at Books & Books: Reading Art presents the museum’s book group to discuss "New Art of Cuba: Revised Edition" by Luis Camnitzer. In 1994, the author provided the first look at the works of the first generation of Cuban artists completely shaped by the 1959 revolution, starting with the 1981 exhibition "Volumen I." The revised edition includes an epilogue that discusses developments in Cuban art to 2003. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 375-4073 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamiartmuseum.org.