The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking to fund this year’s brightest ideas for bringing the community together through the arts. Beginning Jan. 26, South Floridians can apply for the Knight Arts Challenge. The deadline to apply is Feb. 23.
In honor of Black History Month, Miramar Cultural Center presents original artworks by the late Nelson Mandela. The show appears Feb. 2 - 27 in the Ansin Family Art Gallery, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar. Information: 954-602-4500; MiramarCulturalCenter.org. For more on South Florida exhibitions, see page 3M.
Teeth by Dnash, a business that makes custom teeth, tusks and fangs, will have a booth at TattooLaPalooza this weekend. The convention, held at the Hyatt Regency Downtown, will bring out tattoo artists and other craft-makers to highlight their businesses.
David Figueroa’s larger-than-life steel and wood sculptures are meant to be reflective of the human condition — ever changing and unpredictable. He’s also learned through the imagination of a child that his artwork can be interactive.
After nearly five years as director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, Thom Collins is leaving to become president and director of the Barnes Collection in his hometown of Philadelphia. PAMM will lead a national search for a replacement.
A cross between Phish, art, fandom, and music, The PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami will feature a variety of artists inspired by Phish. This free event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Friday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts.
María Martínez-Cañas’s photographs in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG)’s exhibition, “Portraiture Now: Staging the Self,” overlay her face on top of her father’s, subtly grounding her identity in his.