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Events: November 20, 2018

Paola Pivi: Art With A View

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

Art with a view at The Bass presents new work by the artist, as well as Pivi's anthropomorphic, feather-covered polar bears; canvases of cascading pearls; video showing fish in flight on a passenger jet; and a 65-foot inflatable ladder. Each piece poses questions and is defined by its openness to interpretation, through the appropriation of cultural symbols.

Location

Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

305-673-7530

www.bassmuseum.org/art/bassx/

Going West

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 5:00 PM - English

An unemployed music teacher takes his estranged transgender father on a road trip to the west coast of Norway in order to honor his late mother's excellent quilting skills. It’s a mostly playful affair with splashes of drama and everyday tragedy. The film cheerfully avoids the most tired clichés associated with the road movie genre and takes an honest and refreshing look at Georg's transgender identity and the effects it has on everyone. Tender, quirky and spunky, Going West is a warm and touching feel good film about life, loss and love.

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Location

The Classic Gateway Theatre
1820 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 (Map)

HELLO, DOLLY!

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in HELLO, DOLLY! – the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!” and the Los Angeles Times says “distills the mood-elevating properties of the American musical at its giddy best.” Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, director Jerry Zaks’ “gorgeous” new production (Vogue) is “making people crazy happy!” (The Washington Post).

Breaking box office records week after week and receiving unanimous raves on Broadway, this HELLO, DOLLY! pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion – hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Rolling Stone calls it “a must-see event. A musical comedy dream. If you’re lucky enough to score a ticket, you’ll be seeing something historic. Wow, wow, wow, indeed!”

  • *Tickets start at $34

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Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

305-949-6722

www.hellodollyonbroadway.com/

Russian String Orchestra and Clarinetist Alex Fiterstein

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM - English

Misha Rachlevsky, conductorThe FIU School of Music and the Friends of Chamber Music of Miami bring you a glorious program of classical music when Moscow's finest young string ensemble, the Russian String Orchestra, brings its virtuosity amd warmth to the Wertheim Concert Hall. The Russian String Orchestra, formerly known as Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, has performed to acclaim under the creative mastery of its founder and music director Misha Rachlevsky. The orchestra's discography of more than 30 CDs has received widespread accolades, such as the Diapason d'OR award in France, Critics Choice in London's Gramophone, Record of the Year award in Hong Kong and Critics Choice in The New York Times.

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About the orchestra

Founded in 1991, the orchestra, comprised of some of Russia's finest young string players, has carved a niche for itself under the creative baton of its founder and music director Misha Rachlevsky. Whether it is the highly-acclaimed CDs or its mesmerizing concerts, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin's warmth and high energy create addictive performances that stay with listeners long after the last note has been played.

About half of nearly 2,000 concerts the orchestra has performed to date have taken place in Moscow, the rest were played on tours in 25 countries in North and South America, Europe and the Far East. The orchestra's discography of over 30 CDs has received widespread international acclaim, such as the Diapason d'Or award in France, Critics Choice in London's Gramophone, Critics Choice in The New York Times, and Record of the Year award in Hong Kong.

The signature quality of the orchestra is the depth and variety of its repertoire - over 1000 compositions from early baroque to works written on commission from Misha Rachlevsky and the orchestra by composers from Russia, Europe and the USA. The orchestra prides itself in offering interesting and often unique programs, not only for its home audience, but on tour as well.

From Frankfurter Allgemeine, summarizing its review of the orchestra's debut at Frankfurt's Alte Oper: "The evening with this ensemble, which boasts to be made up of Moscow's best musicians, completely eliminated any doubts with regard to this statement."

Location

Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center
10910 SW 17th St, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Horizons Jazz Orchestra

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - English

$10 Entertainment Fee

Plenty of parking in lot -- Great Early Bird Specials (before 7:00) and 2 for 1 all night long!!! See you there!

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Ladies and Gentlemen, and Kids, The HORIZONS JAZZ ORCHESTRA:

Woodwinds: Ross Goldman, Luis Amat, Scott Klarman, Alex Weitz and Michael Brignola

Trombones: Michael Balogh - Musical Director/lead, Gary Kaback, Tom Warfel and Wes Thompson on bass trombone

Trumpets: Jesus Mato, Seth Merlin, Ray Chicalo and Cesare Turner

Rhythm Section: Ralph Dovidio on piano, Ariel Dlp on bass and George Mazzeo on drums

Location

American Rock Cafe and Grill
1600 East Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 (Map)

Contact Information

954-428-4539

www.AmericanRockBar.com

Documenta II: Religiosity & Civilization Latin American Art Pavilion

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center Presents Documenta II: Religiosity and CivilizationLatin American Art Pavilion Exhibit Reflects All Beliefs in Stunning Paintings, Photographs and Prints POMPANO BEACH, FLA. The Pompano Beach Cultural Center, in collaboration with the Latin American Art Pavilion (LAAP), presents a glorious new exhibit curated by Anaibis Yero, featuring the art work of over a dozen acclaimed photographers, painters and printmakers. Documenta is an annual exhibition the Latin American Art Pavilion has created to be a social message through the visual arts. This year's theme has been "Religiosity - Civilization."

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"Religiosity is defined as the religious activity, devotion and belief of each person. It is the inner reflection that each believer offers about what he venerates in a spiritual way," explained Maria Napoles, founder of LAAP.This exhibit addresses broad and complicated issues that affect the social life, the philosophical world and the religious aspect of human beings. Through each artist's vision, viewers are introduced to various religious expressions, scenes and interpretations. The result is a great mosaic of faith that although its rituals are specific to each of the religious beliefs, they all point towards the same goal.The works on display include photographs from many of the artists' travels and feature the baobab tree in Africa, the Naga in Cambodia, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, men in prayer by the Wailing Wall in Israel and Cashmere Muslim women. There are also collaborations between artists from different hemispheres, which reflect the true spirit of the collection."This is a fascinating tour of the world's major religious and cultures," said Phyllis Korab, Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department director. "Through these captured moments in time, we become intimately aware of the beliefs and conditions that define the social and philosophical development of the individual."Featured artists include Luis Castaneda, Carlos Bueno, Ivonette Leite, Mila Mori, Pamella Herpio, Vilma Volcanes, Marta Cabane-Navarro, Luis Cabrera, Guillermo Portieles, Luis Valle, Sheila Fraga, David Velazquez, Diego Cano, Luisa Fernanda Linares and Teo Beceiro.

Location

Pompano Beach Cultural Center
50 West Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060 (Map)

Contact Information

954-545-7800

www.ccpompano.org

The Writing on the Wall

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

Hank Willis Thomas and Dr. Baz Dreisinger

A collaborative installation, The Writing on the Wall: Hank Willis Thomas and Dr. Baz Dreisinger presents essays, poems, letters, stories, diagrams, and notes written by individuals in prison around the world, from the United States and Australia to Brazil, Norway and Uganda. During her years teaching in US and international prisons, Professor Dreisinger actively collected the hand-written and typed pieces.

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The Writing on the Wall calls attention to the prison crisis in the United States as well as the Western modern prison system, which has spread across the globe. Just as mass incarceration is a growing global phenomenon, The Writing on the Wall constantly evolves and shifts focus based on the material written by those living behind bars in prisons around the world.

This exhibition is a part of the For Freedoms initiative founded by artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman. For Freedoms is a platform for civic engagement, discourse, and direct action for artists in the United States. Inspired by artist Norman Rockwell’s paintings of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms (1941)—freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear— For Freedoms uses art to encourage and deepen public explorations of freedom in the 21st century.

We are grateful to members of the Frost Art Museum for their support of this exhibition. The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU receives ongoing support from the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the State of Florida.

Location

Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Relational Undercurrents

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

Relational Undercurrents is the first major survey of twenty-first century art of the Caribbean. The archipelago serves as an analytical framework, focusing on thematic continuities in the art of the Caribbean islands. Relational Undercurrents works against traditional understandings of the Caribbean as discontinuous—isolated and beyond comprehension as a result of heterogeneous populations, multiple linguistic traditions, and diverse colonial histories. The exhibition is divided into four sections: Conceptual Mappings, Perpetual Horizons, Landscape Ecologies, and Representational Acts. Each grouping features artists whose works have informed and shaped those themes. Relational Undercurrents includes painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance.

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Curated by Tatiana Flores, Associate Professor of Art History and Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University, this exhibition was organized by the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, as part of The Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative examining the artistic legacy of Latin America and U.S. Latinos through a series of exhibitions and related programs.

The accompanying catalogue includes essays by curators, critics, and scholars that discuss particular artistic traditions in Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Haitian art, and theorize the broader decolonial and archipelagic conceptual frameworks. The catalogue is coedited by Tatiana Flores and Michelle Ann Stephens, Professor of English and Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

Support for this exhibition is made possible through the FUNDING ARTS NETWORK, INC.

Location

Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Felice Grodin: Invasive Species

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

Augmented Reality (AR) Exhibition

Felice Grodin: Invasive Species is a virtually interactive, digital exhibition of commissioned works by Miami-based artist Felice Grodin. The series employs the immersive technology of augmented reality (AR), and is accessible to visitors using iOS devices in PAMM’s outdoor areas and in the Padma and Raj Vattikuti Learning Theater on the museum’s first floor. This AR project is made possible thanks to a generous grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Influenced by geophilosophy—a field of thought shaped by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari that analyzes the relationship between physical and mental territories—Grodin draws on her training as an architect to explore the mutable within landscape, architecture, and her urban surroundings. Felice Grodin: Invasive Species interacts with PAMM’s architecture, evolving and transforming the museum’s environment for the duration of the exhibition.

Featuring a total of four digital works, the show launches with two AR site-specific works—Mezzbug and Terrafish (both 2017)—that engage with and virtually enhance the museum’s building. In Terrafish, Grodin overlaps PAMM’s hanging gardens on the waterfront terrace with the translucent body of a digital species she created, which is suggestive of nonnative jellyfish found in South Florida waters. By drawing on the destructive impact of invasive species and creating a new digital environment, Grodin highlights the transformative and unstable state of our ecosystem, speculating about a not-so-distant future affected by climate change and overtaken by uncanny creatures.

Felice Grodin: Invasive Species is an augmented reality exhibition that can be viewed via the PAMM App which is available for free from the App Store on iPhone or iPad. iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, and newer.

Location

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

Contact Information

305-375-3000

www.pamm.org/ar

www.pamm.org

Connectivity

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM - English

Through five thematic sections, Connectivity: Selections from the Collection of the Frost Art Museum examines how art objects, created across cultures and during different time periods, relate to one another and to myriad publics. In the first section, the notion of individuality emanates through an examination of portraiture and different representations of the figure. The exhibition explores shifting notions of dress and comparative elements such as gesture and pose. The second section considers belief systems, with an emphasis on myths and organized religions. Abstract languages comprise the third section and offer an opportunity to analyze works that implement color, line, and form in dynamic ways. Whether it is a longing for home or the memory of a cherished street corner, geographic spaces examines how the notion of place serves as a creative catalyst. The final section reflects on this particular moment and evokes the effects of war, climate change, and the general uneasiness of a citizenry during turbulent times.

Connectivity shares recent gifts, celebrates the collection’s treasures, and includes rarely seen objects from the vaults collected over the past 40 years since the museum’s inception in 1978. Select objects featured in the installation will be rotated periodically.

Location

Florida International University
10975 S.W. 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Contact Information

305-348-2890

305-348-2762

frost.fiu.edu/exhibitions/2018/connectivity.html

thefrost.fiu.edu/

Depicting Hemingway: Guy Harvey Sketches The Old Man and the Sea

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM - English

A collection of 59 pen-and-ink illustrations by world-renowned artist, conservationist, scientistand entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey is now in display alongthe grand staircase of theKey West Art & Historical Society’s Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street in Key West. The exhibit is on loanindefinitely by Dave and Cheryl Copham.

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Titled “Depicting Hemingway: Guy Harvey Sketches The Old Man and the Sea,”the exhibit is based on the tale of Santiago the fisherman and his battle with the marlin in Ernest Hemingway’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The Old Man and the Sea was introduced to Dr. Harvey by his mother when he was 11 years old and it instantly fascinated him, becoming his biggest inspiration to become an artist and begin depicting marine life. The 59 pieces were drawn by Dr. Harvey over the course of a year while attending boarding school England as a teenager.According to Dr. Harvey, the range of media he uses today was all developed from this illustrative pen and ink style.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 and up, and free for children under 6. Monroe County students also receive complimentary admission with ID and all other students can enter the museum for $5.

The Custom House Museum is one of four museums stewarded by Key West Art & Historical Society, all of which are listed in TripAdvisor’s “10 Best Museums in Key West.”

Location

Custom House Museum
281 Front St, Key West, FL 33040 (Map)

Contact Information

305-295-6616

www.kwahs.org/exhibitions/depicting-hemingway

Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 1:00 AM to 7:00 PM - English

Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center located on 111 SW 5 Ave. in Little Havana area, is the only cultural center offering a variety of cultural activities during the year: Art Exhibits, Literary Encounters, Poetry Readings, Theater Plays and Readings, Book Presentations, among others, as well as Ballet Training from beginers to professionals.

Open every day from 10 am to 7:00 pm.

Location

Miami Hispanic Cultural Arts Center
111 SW 5 Ave., Miami, FL 33130 (Map)

Contact Information

Eriberto Jimenez

786-747-1877

Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

This show will feature a full spectrum of contemporary works by Seminole artists Elgin Jumper, Jimmy Osceola, Jessica Osceola, Stephanie Hall and Gordon Oliver Wareham. Each piece brings a depth of connection to the the land, its history and future through the varied use of color, texture and media.

Opening at noon Sunday, December 2nd with an artist led gallery tour followed by a panel discussion at 2 pm "State of the Native Art Scene." The show will continue through January 28th.

Free to members of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and Art Basel VIP card holders. Open to the public with limited tickets available. RSVP suggested. Ticket sales open October 1st.

Location

New River Inn Building
231 Southwest 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Kindsight©

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

Images And Writings Of Robert G. Zuckerman

FIU CARTA Distinguished Affiliate and top-ranked photographer Robert G. Zuckerman has mounted an amazing exhibition featuring his collection of photographs and writings focused on the diverse and fascinating individuals he encounters in South Florida. Sponsored by a City of Miami Beach Cultural Anchors Grant.

Location

Miami Beach Urban Studios
420 Lincoln Rd. Suite 440, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Superflex: We Are All in The Same Boat

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM - English

Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College presents SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat, the first large-scale exhibition of the critically acclaimed Danish collective SUPERFLEX in the United States. The exhibition will focus on the group’s humorous and playfully subversive installations and films that deal with the economy, financial crisis, corruption, migration, and the possible consequences of global warming.The exhibition will include a group of video, sculpture, and installation works selected for their relevance to the history, present, and future of the City of Miami. The works will reflect upon the situation of Miami from the perspectives of art, finance, climate, and a fictional, if plausible, future. The topics of water, migration, refugees, and the economy inevitably drive the conception.

Location

Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

305-237-7700

www.mdcmoad.org/

Creatures Of Light

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 various times - English

Get ready to shed some light on these extraordinary organisms during Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence, opening Saturday, October 6 in the Hsiao Family Special Exhibition Gallery. From the flickering fireflies found in backyards around the world to the alien-like deep-sea fishes and other fantastic creatures that illuminate the perpetually dark depths of the oceans, you’ll explore the biology behind these amazing creatures through interactive experiences and recreated environments.

Creatures of Light will be on view from Saturday, October 6, 2018 through Sunday, April 21, 2019. Admission to Creatures of Light is included in all museum admission tickets.

Creatures of Light is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York www.amnh.org, in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada; and The Field Museum, Chicago.

Location

Frost Science Museum
1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

West Campus Gallery Presents First Faculty and Staff Exhibition

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - English

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) West Campus Gallery will host its first ever Faculty and Staff Exhibition with a public reception, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at noon. The exhibition will be on display through Dec. 21.

The inaugural faculty and staff show will feature recent artwork by current faculty and staff from West Campus and highlights the artistry and inspiration found among colleagues. Faculty and campus staff were invited to participate by submitting recent work in their respective artistic mediums or fields of interests. Work and exploration of more than 16 individuals are represented and includes the mediums of: painting, printmaking, photography, fabrics, visual and audio communications.

The work on display represents the activity and interests of the individual members of the faculty and staff at West Campus. The exhibition will allow visitors and students to see these talented individuals outside of their traditional classroom or work setting.

Location

MDC's West Campus, Gallery
3800 NW 115th Ave., Doral, FL 33178 (Map)

Contact Information

305-237-8942

Art Exhibit: Gustavo Novoa

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM - English

We are excited to launch our new gallery space with a premier installation of Chilean born Gustavo Novoa. In the early 1970's his one-man shows in New York, Paris, Palm Beach and Beverly Hills established him as a champion of ecology and wildlife preservation. His animals were primitive and painted in lush and colorful backgrounds. Novoa's Book Jungle Fables was sponsored by ArtesMiami, a non profit Literary Foundation. The book enacts the old conflict of Vice and Virtue, but in poetry rhymes. Felines speak eloquently about the old dilemma; right or wrong? Leopards, lions, elephants, monkeys, panthers and even peacocks are all in search of answers. They might not find them, but their poetic interaction finds us very entertained. Signed copies and gicl © es will be available for purchase in the Botanical Boutique.

Location

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens
2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Map)

Contact Information

Michael Todd

www.mbgarden.org

Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines, A Fine Art Exhibit, at History

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM - English

History Fort Lauderdale presents a full spectrum of contemporary works by multi-generational Native American artists that honors the history of the land we now call Fort Lauderdale and the legacy of Seminole Tribe ancestors.

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History Fort Lauderdale presents a full spectrum of contemporary works by multi-generational Native American artists. Honoring the history of the land we now call Fort Lauderdale and the legacy of Seminole Tribe ancestors, “Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines” fine art exhibit will be the centerpiece of the history museum’s Native America Heritage Month celebration featuring works from Elgin Jumper, Jimmy Osceola, Jessica Osceola, Gordon Oliver Wareham, Brian Zepeda, Erica Deitz, Samuel Tommie and Stephanie Hall. The exhibit runs through January 28, 2019.

 Free with Museum Admission; general admission - $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under.

 “Seminole Art Scene from the Frontlines,” is part of History Fort Lauderdale’s “Fall in Love” Florida resident discount program. “Fall in Love” will offer residents a chance to experience history in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale, participate in activities and view new exhibits at 50% off general admission each visit through November 30 (some exclusions apply) and receive 25% off of a $100 yearly membership which includes admission to hundreds of museums around the US through the Southeast Museums Reciprocal Program.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Location

History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Contact Information

Patricia Zeiler

954-463-4431

The Exile Experience: A Journey to Freedom

Tuesday, Nov 20, 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

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