Locust Projects presents a talk by Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director of New Museum in New York, NY will be speaking at the NEW Venue located at Melin Building, Miami Design District, 3930 NE Second Ave, Suite #200, Miami, FL 33137.
Miami City Ballet continues its landmark 30th Anniversary Season with Program Three, which opens on February 12 at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. Program Three further broadens the horizons of MCB’s dancers with two additional company premieres including Justin Peck’s breakout ballet Year of the Rabbit, choreographed to music from Sufjan Stevens’ 2002 electronica‐influenced album Enjoy Your Rabbit. The second premiere is one of Paul Taylor’s masterpieces, Sunset, performed to the haunting music of Edward Elgar and illustrating the complexities of love, camaraderie and separation experienced by six soldiers and the young women they leave behind. Closing this spirited program is Bourrée Fantasque, acclaimed as one of George Balanchine’s most charming works. This big, vibrant, joyful ballet is set to the sparkling music of Emmanuel Chabrier – C’est Magnifique!
The Studios of Key West host ImprovBoston, one of the nation's preeminent comedy troupes. These quick-thinking comics consistenly win awards across the Northeast and tour the country with comedy hits and perpetually reinvented shows.
WATERFRONT PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: MOTHERS AND SONS
A funny and powerful portrayal of a mother who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son's partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son or their own. The complex relationships that evolve are surprising and deeply moving.Tickets available online.
The Armory Art Center is hosting an exhibition Women of Vision. The National Association of Women Artists, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization, formed to foster public awareness of, and interest in, visual art created by women in the United States. Established in 1889 by five innovative women, N.A.W.A. is the first established professional women’s art organization in the Members must be juried into N.A.W.A. and are then eligible to be juried into this FL Chapter show. This multimedia show will includes sculpture, painting, photography, ceramics and mixed media.
The remarkable life of artist Lee Miller (1907-1977) will be explored at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale in The Indestructible Lee Miller. The exhibition considers Miller’s life from multiple perspectives: as the assistant, collaborator and muse of surrealist artist Man Ray in the 1930s; and as a pioneering fine art, fashion, and war photographer whose images of the London Blitz, liberation of Paris, and Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps were among the most powerful photographs of World War II. Featuring more than 90 works, the exhibition reveals how her experience as a model for Vogue and for Man Ray influenced her photographic work. The Indestructible Lee Miller is organized by the Albertina Museum in Vienna, Austria, in partnership with NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.
A 24-foot-long mosaic mural featuring work created by nearly 400 Florida Keys-based artists is touring the island chain to celebrate the connection between the community and local cultural initiatives. The public can view the project at the Murray Nelson Government & Cultural Center in Key Largo. Titled "A Mosaic of the Keys," it is to remain on display there until Feb. 19 before appearing in five other "road show" exhibitions throughout the Keys. For more information visit https://www.keysarts.com/.
Dirt, the unclean stuff that gets under your nails, also inspires art. The University Galleries at FAU presents “DIRT: Yuta Suelo Udongo Tè,” a group exhibition curated by artist Onajide Shabaka which features many South Florida artists.
The Cultural Council of Palm Beach is hosting Woman: Untitled. This exhibition highlights women in various lights—socially, economically, politically, aesthetically and figuratively. Inspired by the desire to underscore the presence of women artists, the goal is to draw attention to the perspectives that women have on the world through art. This exhibition also coincides with International Women’s Month that is celebrated every March.
Locust Projects presents an installation by Bryan Zanisnik celebrating the renowned American writer, Philip Roth. As the project title suggests, the artist will produce specially designed bookshelves that will hold thousands of publications by, and related to, Roth as well as portraits, busts, and textiles.
Artist Margi Glavovic Nothard brings her innovative approaches to the New Broward County Courthouse with a large-scale public art project named FLOW. To commemorate this milestone, the South African raised artist will debut FLOW with an exhibition during the Flagler Village Artwalk.
Internationally renowned for his humorous conceptual and performance artworks that address controversial social and political issues, artist Jay Critchley will be featured in a solo exhibition of his 30-year career, “Jay Critchley, Incorporated,” in the University Galleries’ Schmidt Center Gallery within the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The exhibition will include new, multimedia collaborations with FAU faculty and students as well as re-creations and documentation of Critchley’s earlier works.
The Norton Museum of Art is organizing the first survey of work by Njideka Akunyili Crosby. In her large-scale works that comprise both painting and collage Akunyili Crosby speaks of navigating life as an African in America. With an emphasis on the figure in familial, domestic settings, the artist creates compositions that appear as views into everyday life; yet, upon closer observation, are careful constructions that are subtly subversive. This will be the fifth RAW -Recognition of Art by Women- exhibition made possible by the Leonard and Sophie Davis/MLDauray Arts Initiative.
Visitors to Miami this winter travel season have a chance to meet a true “Roman Rock Star” up close in the magnificent Lod Mosaic, a 3rd-century CE Roman Mosaic from the Eastern Roman Empire in modern-day Israel. The mosaic continues its transcontinental tour at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU, the Smithsonian affiliate in Miami. Presented in association with the Israel Antiquities Authority, the mosaic has attracted crowds at the Louvre in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Hermitage Museum in Russia. The exhibition in Miami has been generously underwritten by the museum’s patrons Patricia and Phillip Frost and provides a rare opportunity to to see one of the world’s finest, largest and most well-preserved ancient mosaics up close.
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