Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Back in the Desi day

“Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction” at the Wolfsonian-FIU explores the mystique and glamour that symbolized Cuba in the days before Communism.

Visual Arts

At Vizcaya, contemporary exhibit echoes familiar themes

In celebration of its centennial, Miami’s Vizcaya estate commissioned works by local artists highlighting the museum’s less-known past. The resulting exhibition, “Lost Spaces and Stories of Vizcaya,” employs contemporary artists methods in a vernacular that would likely please founder James Deering.

Visual Arts

A Walk on Water

The artist Christo inaugurated his first outdoor installation in over a decade, also the first since the death of his partner Jeanne-Claude in 2009.

Performing Arts

Olympia Theater hosting ‘Bootlegger Circus’

The historic Olympia Theater is hosting its monthly event, In the Lobby Lounge … ETC!, with the aerial excitement of Bootlegger Circus, featuring the Flying Trapeze School and the Front Yard Theater Collective in a collaborative performance starting at 6:30 p.m. June 22. The show depicts Prohibition-era Miami through moonshine juggling, comedy and swinging from the chandeliers. Cocktails are available at the cash bar, and attendees are encouraged to take tours of the venue during intermission. Doors open at 6 p.m. and guests should RSVP via Facebook at www.facebook.com/events/1762878843942018. Free and open to the public. Olympia Theater is at 174 E. Flagler St., Miami. Call 305-374-2444.

Visual Arts

International artist merges art with voices of people

Internationally renowned artist Huong asked the public to discuss the policies and personalities of the presidential candidates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 12 with a free exhibit of a 100-foot-long by 8-foot-tall interactive mural. The public was able to incorporate opinions into designed sections of the mural for others to discuss and read. Set up along Washington Avenue in South Beach, the mural includes original artwork focused on the three remaining candidates: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump.

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A Walk on Water

The artist Christo inaugurated his first outdoor installation in over a decade, also the first since the death of his partner Jeanne-Claude in 2009.
New York Times
A Walk on Water 1:15

A Walk on Water

International artist merges art with voices of people 1:16

International artist merges art with voices of people

PAMM announces gift of 100 artworks by developer Craig Robins 3:43

PAMM announces gift of 100 artworks by developer Craig Robins

Artist Markus Linnenbrink paints mural high above Miami 1:01

Artist Markus Linnenbrink paints mural high above Miami