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HISTORY MUSEUM MIAMI
May 2022 Photography fellowship program
History Miami Museum’s Center for Photography is launching a photography fellowship program for emerging, local documentary photographers to capture and amplify community stories, particularly those relating to Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Latinx community members.
The fellowship will provide one photographer with opportunities, including:
A $25,000 award to support the creation of new work related to Miami.
Select photography to be added to History Miami's permanent photography collection.
An exhibition of the fellow’s work at the museum and/or offsite.
An opportunity to collaborate with History Miami's Education Department to work with local youth.
One or more public programs highlighting fellowship-related work.
“Thanks to a Perez Family Foundation CreARTE grant, History Miami Museum will support local talent in documenting and sharing stories from our diverse community,” said Michel Knoll, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator at History Miami Museum. “We are eager to collaborate with photographers to build the historical record, exhibit new work, and offer a variety of learning opportunities.”
The Center’s core mission is to collect, safeguard, and share photographic images that tell the stories of our community and illuminate the Miami experience, in all its diversity.
Submissions for the 2022-2023 fellowship are due by May 31, 2022. Application details can be found at www.historymiami.org/photofellow.
MIAMI NFTs WEEKEND
April 1st to 3rd Miami NFTs weekend
Miami NFT Week is leveraging the city's national spotlight on the global tech stage to bring together NFT artists, creators, developers, collectors and crypto communities in real life for panel discussions, workshops, networking, and the exchange of ideas in Miami.
This major Nft convention event will take place at Mana center in Wynwood.
The billionaire investor Mr Mark Cuban has been confirmed as a key headliner at the conferences.
Mayor Mr Francis Suarez dubbed April as the inaugural Miami Tech Month with Miami NFT Week being the first in the lineup of a month-long tech calendar.
During this fabulous weekend from April 1st to 3rd ,many art centers and galleries in Wynwood, the main art district of Miami, will showcase their digital art and NFts projects in various events. Check out this specific event open to the public on Saturday April 2nd , from 7pm where attendants get to meet the local NFTs artists at a boutique gallery in Wynwood @miartspace.
January through March 2022 at MOCA
The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) is currently exhibiting “My Name is Maryan” – a monographic presentation of four decades of paintings, sculptures, drawings and film by the iconoclastic, ground-breaking Polish-born artist Maryan.
Curated by Alison M. Gingeras, the retrospective is on view through March 20, 2022. In MOCA’s continued efforts to include diverse voices and perspectives, "My Name is Maryan" will also be accompanied by a robust series of education and public programming.
Additionally, MOCA is pleased to bring back its free outdoor “Jazz at MOCA” concert series in-person on the last Friday of every month, starting on Friday, Jan. 28. South Florida’s longest-running free outdoor jazz concert series and one of the museum’s most beloved public programs returns for in-person open air musical entertainment, rain or shine.
Beaux Arts Festival of Art
January 15th 2022 at U.M.
The Beaux Arts Festival of Art is back, and has a new venue as home. Visit Miami’s longest-running juried art festival on January 15-16, 2022 outside of the Watsco Center on the beautiful University of Miami campus.
The 71st Annual Festival will feature over 150 fine art exhibitors, a children’s art tent, food and live entertainment.
This free outdoor community event is ideal for all art enthusiasts, offering artwork in a variety of media and price ranges.
Guests are encouraged to register for the free event via beauxartsmiami.org.
*Masks will be required in accordance with UM
HISTORY MIAMI MUSEUM
November - December 2021
HistoryMiami Museum hosts a FREE cultural event on Saturday, November 13th
After taking the event virtual last year, HistoryMiami Museum will host the fifth annual event in person,
November 13th from 11 AM – 4 PM. This festival brings together the city’s finest traditional artists for a day of performances and demonstrations and activities for all ages.
History Miami is located at 101 West Flagler Street in Miami, FL 33130
MIAMI ART WEEK 2021
December 2nd 2021
This year 2021 the traditional art exhibitions in Miami will continue taking place in a lower scale despite the pandemic.
Last year all the big art shows and fairs were cancelled simply because of the volume of attendance that could become a risk of spread during the pandemic.
Most established smaller establishments like galleries, art centers and museums will continue to support the arts along with the City and Miami-Dade county cultural affairs department.
The Miami Art week is scheduled to take place from December 2nd to the 12th 2021. The main art district in Miami named Wynwood, will hold several cultural events following all CDC and City recommendations to avoid the virus spread. Check art events in Wynwood during Miami Art Week 2021
The Miami Art week 2021 is a public and private effort to enrich the cultural activities in the community. Many cultural events in December will please the art collectors, visitors and art connoisseurs that visit Miami during winter year after year.
ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH
December 2 nd to 4th 2021
Experience this unique fine art expo with work of over 4,000 artists from the world’s leading galleries. Art Basel preview will be on December 1st by invitation only and the exhibition opens to the public on December 2nd. All attendants must show a negative Covid test to be granted access to the show..
Art Basel takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center located at 1901 Convention Center Dr. Miami Beach Fl.
Thursday, December 2, 2021, 11am to 7pm
Friday, December 3, 2021, 11am to 7pm
Saturday, December 4, 2021, 11am to 6pm
Art Basel looks forward to welcoming you to its 2021 show in Miami Beach. The pandemic healthy rules and guidelines apply to all attendees of Art Basel’s 2021 show in Miami Beach and of its related events. In this instance, attendees include, but are not limited to exhibitors, VIP guests, customers, partners, suppliers, visitors, and service providers. Those unwilling to abide by these measures and protocols may be asked to leave, as their presence will represent a potential health and safety risk for other Art Basel attendees.
PRIOR ART EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
Freedom's wings exhibition in Miami
An international exhibition coming from the Kingdom of Belgium arrives to Miami this summer with fabulous feedback.
The exhibition is a collective show in collaboration with Luna Rosa art gallery in Brussels and Art Center Miami, entities looking for cultural exchange and artistic enrichment.
Freedom's Wings exhibition started in June 10th in Belgium and will end on July 10th in Miami at the gallery located in 151 NW 36 St. For more info rmation or gallery hours to visit the show email [email protected]
Andrea Pascual, Maria Francia Perez Rangel, Monica Ucciani, Teresa Cabello, William Villanueva, Ana Moreno, Juan Carlos Gonzalez, Verorica Aris Zlatar, Juan Monte, Patricia Endara
Late June 2020
Date: June 25th to 28th
The first edition of Biennale Wynwood will take place as soon as it is safe and after the pandemic's lock-down was lifted in Miami. The event will take place at the end of Spring from June 25th to 28th
This exhibition reacts in response to the need of cultural enrichment in Wynwood and to frame the history of the neighborhood and communities' unique experiences.
The exhibition will take place every other year in Wynwood, the city's main art district.
The exhibiting contemporary artists from various countries will represent the cultural diversity of their local community. Active artists with relevant national and international backgrounds will be making important statements with impressive art displays. The initial opening date of April was postponed due to the pandemic measures and recommendations of CDC and governmental authorities.
25 countries will be represented at Biennale Wynwood
Feel free to contact the biennale office for any inquire. The bilingual staff at BIENNALE WYNWOOD will be more than happy to assist you.
Director: Architect Ana Carolina Moreno
Curatorial advice: Architect /Museologist Maria Teresa Haiek Coll
Coordinator: Ms. Teresa Cabello
Visual Marketing Specialist: Artist/ Graphic Designer Gustavo Fernandez
BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART
May to September 2020
EYE TO I: SELF PORTRAITS FROM THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
MAR. 24-SEP. 20, 2020
BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART
Eye to I is especially appropriate in the age of the “selfie.” Organized and drawn from the collection of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, this exhibition explores how American artists have portrayed themselves through painting, drawing, photography, and video since the beginning of the 20th century. Artists in the exhibition approach self-representation from realist renderings to alter-egos that can reveal or obfuscate their inner lives.
Address: 501 Plaza real, Boca Raton Florida 33432
February 13th to 17th 2020
Since its inception in 2012, Art Wynwood has become the premier winter destination contemporary and modern art fair in South Florida, and offers the most diverse, affluent and culturally savvy international audience in the United States. Produced in Miami by Art Miami, the Art Wynwood fair will debut its tenth edition during Presidents Day Weekend, 2020, at the former Miami Herald site, which also is the new home of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami, and welcomed 80,000 visitors during Miami Art Week 2019