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Events: April 30, 2018

2017/2018 Teen Programs at Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM - English

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami is offering its Teen Programs for the upcoming seven months. These dynamic programs will be offered for teens ages 13 through 17. The programs are to feature fashion design, drawing and portfolio development, photography, mixed media, and much more. These programs will enable teens to explore their artistic abilities and create their own pieces. The goal of this programming is to engage teens in contemporary art and introduce them to the vibrant world of art.

The themes for each day are as follows:

  • Monday: Fashion Design and Textile Design & Development
  • Tuesday: Drawing & Portfolio Development and Photography
  • Wednesday: Mixed Media & Sculpture
  • Thursday: Print Making
  • Friday: Art Journalism for Junior Docents

All classes are free and materials are provided. All students must complete the registration form in order to attend.

Location

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
770 NE 125th Street, North Miami, FL 33161 (Map)

Ojalá/Inshallah: Wishes From the Muslim World

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 various times - English

A season designed to explore the diversity of Muslim culture through the arts and to challenge widespread assumptions concerning contemporary Muslim identity, made possible by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts (DDFIA)'s Building Bridges 2016-17 Grant Program.

Performances will include two interactive projects on Miami Beach at the Fillmore and at the New World Center.

Location

Miami Dade College
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

www.mdclivearts.org

City Theatre and Stearns Weaver Miller present Chris Matthews

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM - English

City Theatre and stearns weaver miller present chris matthews.

Meet Chris Matthews, the dynamic host of MSNBC's Hardball, in an intimate setting to discuss his best-selling book and the raging political issues of today.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Artistic Director $5,000

10 reserved seats for the luncheon and autographed books, photo with Chris Matthews, mention in welcome remarks by City Theatre Chairwoman, company logo in event promotional materials and City Theatre website, sponsor signage at event registration with option to distribute information, and 10 seats to Opening Night Summer Shorts 2018.

Producer $2,500

10 reserved seats at luncheon and autographed books, photo with Chris Matthews, mention in welcome remarks by City Theatre Chairwoman, company logo in event promotional materials and City Theatre website, sponsor signage at event registration with option to distribute information and 10 seats to a Summer Shorts 2018 performance.

Director $1,250

5 reserved seats at luncheon and autographed books, photo with Chris Matthews, company logo in event promotional materials, sponsor signage at event registration and 5 seats to a Summer Shorts 2018 performance.

Individual Tickets $175 each

Based on availability; reserved seat at luncheon and autographed book.

Location

Museum Tower
150 Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130 (Map)

Contact Information

305-755-9401

www.citytheatre.com/chris-matthews-luncheon

Announcing the 77th Opera Season in South Florida

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM - English

The 77th Florida Grand Opera season promises to give you something to rave about, cast with some of the most sought-after singers in the opera world today. Our 2017-18 season will include four operas that deal with women who undergo experiences so powerful that they are never the same afterward.

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On November 11 we’ll take you to the 18th century with one of the most dramatic and best-loved works in the bell canto repertoire, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, with the extraordinary soprano Anna Christy, star of the Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera House.

In January 2018 we’ll travel to ancient Jerusalem with Richard Strauss’s Salome starring soprano Melody Moore, who has stunned audiences with performances at New York City Opera and Glimmerglass Festival.

In March 2018 we move from a Biblical setting to a mythological one with Christoph Willibald Gluck’s magnificent retelling of the Orpheus legend, Orfeo ed Euridice. Starring in one of the greatest vocal masterpieces is countertenor Anthony Roth Constanzo, who won the first prize in Placido Domingo’s 2012 Operalia Competition.

We then conclude the 77th season with our “Made for Miami” contemporary work that forges a strong connection with Miami’s rich and diverse communities, Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas. Starring in one of the most widely successful opera of the past two decades will be soprano Ana María Martínez, acclaimed for her performances at the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera.

4-Opera Subscriptions starts at $40, use promocode FGOMAG. Take a moment and subscribe now, either online.

Location

Florida Grand Opera
8390 NW 25th Street, Miami, FL 33122 (Map)

Haroon Mirza’s ACIDGEST at PAMM

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 various times - English

Haroon Mirza (b. 1977, London) is a multimedia artist who works with audiovisual materials, electronic equipment, amplifiers, and found objects to create immersive environments and kinetic sculptures. His work amplifies phenomena that are often imperceptible such as electricity and seeks to create or distort the relationship between optics and acoustics, giving unexpected visual and sensorial analogs to what we hear. Mirza uses a particular visual and material vocabulary to modify architectural spaces, including colored neon and sculptural acoustic foam, creating installations that offer a precise, highly mediated experience of sound and light.

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PAMM has commissioned Mirza to produce a new work for its double-height gallery. For this project, A C I D G E S T, he will create a specialized technical system that will transmit an electrical current through speakers and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that act in coordination with one another so that different colors are activated by corresponding noise frequencies. This system will produce a choreographed experience of sound and light based on a concrete poem the artist has created, which serves as a score for a dynamic installation that redefines our phenomenological experience of the space.

Location

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Within Genres

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 various times - English

Informed by these interests in art history, the current presentation of the permanent collection—installed thematically within two rooms on the first floor and four rooms on the second—is organized around the historical criteria of genres within Western painting and the traditional hierarchy of genres that developed out of the Renaissance period and was promoted within European art academies up through the 19th century.

Location

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

The Exile Experience: A Journey to Freedom

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM - English

The Exile Experience: Journey to Freedom is a pictorial account of the struggles that the Cuban exile community has endured since Fidel Castro's rise to power, and the successes they have achieved in the United States. Having covered the Cuban exile community and its struggle for freedom extensively throughout the years, Miami Dade College and The Miami Herald Media Company now present this journalistic chronology, which showcases the spirit and accomplishments of the Cuban American community. The permanent exhibition is housed at the College’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower, itself central to the story of Cubans in the United States.

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MDC’s Freedom Tower was operated by the U.S. Government as a reception center for Cuban refugees from 1962 to 1974. “The building is significant because it represents the important story of the Cuban exodus to America and resettlement during the Cold War,” reports the U.S. Department of the Interior, which has also called the Freedom Tower the “Ellis Island of the South.” Though it operated in that capacity for only 12 years, the building has become an icon representing the faith that democracy brought to troubled lives, the generosity of the American people and a hopeful beginning that assured thousands a new life in a new land.

Location

MDC Museum of Art + Design
600 Biscayne Blvd., MIAMI, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

MDC Museum of Art + Design

305-237-7700

museum@mdc.edu

MDCMOAD.ORG

Shelter Design

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 12:00 AM - English

Partnering with architects and artists, this exhibition explores the various ways in which innovative design can be used for humanitarian purposes and how it can help those affected by the current refugee crisis, mass migration and natural disasters. Museum patrons will be able to experience physical iterations of these designs, from an actual shelter being used by Ecuador earthquake victims today to refuge-inspired clothing designed by Womenswear Designer of the Year, Angela Luna.

Location

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, AK 33134 (Map)

Hew Locke: For Those in Peril on the Sea

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 various times - English

This exhibition presents the second iteration of For Those in Peril on the Sea (2011), an installation by Hew Locke (b. 1959, Edinburgh; lives in London) first shown in 2013 during PAMM’s inaugural programming.

Location

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Between a view and a milestone

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 various times - English

Between a view and a milestone presents works by ArtCenter/South Florida’s studio residents that offer contemplative meditations on place. While place can imply a certain level of geographic specificity, determining placehood can be difficult and requires certain physical and intangible elements to make it so. The exhibition’s title refers to a visual device used in landscape painting, in which the painter includes an object in the foreground as a means of framing the view of the landscape. Places call for this sort of demarcation, but they also call for a more emotive connection that is highly dependent upon the individual occupying it. Places are felt as much as they are physically constructed.

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In this exhibition, perspective– both spatial and interpretive– plays an important role in framing the places these works address. A video game finds its protagonist navigating through an amorphous landscape that simultaneously inspires awe and dread. A set of sculptures comprised of materials native to Miami’s urban topography are used to further investigate ideas of mobility and labor. A lone figure in a grassy field desperately bobbing for apples to the sound of a mournful poem considers how recent events and contentious histories can oftentimes define the places we live in. The works in this exhibition attempt to understand the evocative nature of place and invite more nuanced explorations of time, memory and identity.

Location

ArtCenter South Florida
924 Lincoln Rd,Suite 205, miami Beach, 33139 (Map)

Sublime Exhibit (Free)

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM - English

The Grassroots Gallery is proud to feature local artists Adam Smet and Miguel Frontado in an exhibit titled Sublime. Sublime will be on display at the Grassroots Gallery throughout the entire month of April with a grand opening celebration on April 6th, the same night as Delray Beach’s Art Walk.

Adam Smet resides in Boynton Beach, Florida. Adam works at Arts Garage as an Art Instructor and Director of WOW! Adam has a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts and specializes in ceramics, sculpture and bookmaking. Adam’s personal practice encompasses the use of many different materials and he subjects and firmly believes that one can never have too many tools in their tool box. The Sublime exhibit will feature Adam’s work with different mediums.

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Miguel Frontado is an abstract artist that strives to transport you to different world of unlimited imagination. His enthusiasm and passion for his work is shown on the canvas. Now a resident of Delray Beach, Miguel has studied art all over the world including New York and Barcelona. He feels at harmony in Delray Beach and uses the sea to inspire his work.

April will be colorful at Arts Garage’s Grassroots Gallery as both artists use color in their very different, yet complimentary works of art.

Location

Arts Garage
94 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444 (Map)

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