Miami real estate mogul Jorge Pérez says Miami-Dade commissioners punished the art museum that bears his name for an installation on artists from Cuba. In September, the county shifted $550,000 from the Pérez Art Museum Miami to another museum celebrating the cultural contributions of the Cuban Diaspora.
Miami real estate mogul Jorge Pérez says Miami-Dade commissioners punished the art museum that bears his name for an installation on artists from Cuba. In September, the county shifted $550,000 from the Pérez Art Museum Miami to another museum celebrating the cultural contributions of the Cuban Diaspora. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO
Miami real estate mogul Jorge Pérez says Miami-Dade commissioners punished the art museum that bears his name for an installation on artists from Cuba. In September, the county shifted $550,000 from the Pérez Art Museum Miami to another museum celebrating the cultural contributions of the Cuban Diaspora. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO

Jorge Pérez accuses Miami-Dade of punishing art museum for celebrating Cuban artists

December 06, 2017 11:19 AM

UPDATED December 06, 2017 11:37 AM

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