Frank Sinatra at the Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau Miami Beach honors the legacy of Frank Sinatra and his centennial birthday on Dec. 12 with the unveiling of The Frank Sinatra Photo Gallery, a curated selection of original and rare photos from the Sinatra Family Archive, the Capitol Records and Warner Bros. Records archives, renowned photographer Terry O’Neill, and the estate of Bernice and Ben Novack (hotel’s original owners). The gallery of images will be on view to the public starting Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the corridor guiding guests from the main lobby (Chateau Lobby) toward Scarpetta on the south side of the property. The Fontainebleau is located at 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2000 or fontainebleau.com.
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Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark Ansin Family Art Gallery presents Nina / Pinta / Santa Maria, a group exhibition spotlighting four artists as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage: Joan Belmar (Chile), Aimee Perez (Cuba), Francisco Pazos (Spain), Octabio Cuellar (Cuba). The show is on view from Thursday, Sept. 3 through Oct. 30 at 2400 Civic Center Pl., Miramar. For more information, call 954-602-4525 or visit miramarculturalcenter.org.
Call to Artists
The developers of 6080 Collins Avenue, a boutique hotel residence in Miami Beach, announced a call to artists in partnership with the Bakehouse Art Complex for the “ARTiculate Beach House.” The art competition invites local artists (Miami-Dade county residents) to create artworks that will be displayed in the lobby of the hotel residences. Three winners will be awarded $2,500, giclée prints of the winning works will appear on the wall of each unit (70 in total), and select entries will be displayed at the Bakehouse Art Complex during an artists’ reception and winners’ announcement on Sept. 24. Drawings, paintings, illustrations, photography and digital art are welcome. The deadline for submissions Sept. 15. For more information, visit bacfl.org/articulate.
Art Brazil at ArtServe
In honor of Brazilian Independence Day, ArtServe presents the third annual Art Brazil exhibition Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. “ArtBrazil” includes installation work, photography, painting, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and other forms of art that incorporate Brazilian tradition and culture in a modern and contemporary context. The gallery and the Consulate General of Brazil in Miami are hosting a free reception Sept. 10 from 6 – 9 p.m. with Brazilian art, music, fashion and food. The art is for sale, and the proceeds support the local artists that the non-profit organization serves. Call 954-462-8190 or visit artserve.org for more information.
“No More Blues,” a photographic anthology dedicated to advocacy and change for black lives captured by Haitian American photographer Cendino Temé, is on view in Overtown through December at the Historic Ward Rooming House, 249 NW 9th St., Miami. The Miami-based artist’s exhibit, presented by The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc., is a compilation of images from the peaceful #BlackLivesMatter protest on I-95 during Art Basel in December 2014. For more information, call 786-708-4610 or visit theblackarchives.org.
A Tribute to Robert Huff
Pivotal works by celebrated Miami artist and teacher, Robert Huff, will be on view at Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design in Robert Huff | 47 Years from Friday, Sept. 4 – Nov. 8 at The Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. The exhibit, curated by local gallerist Carol Jazzar in the museum’s main gallery, pays tribute to a powerful force in the Miami art community who passed away at 69 in 2014. The Director’s Preview on Thursday, Sept. 3 from 6 – 8 p.m. is open to the public with RSVP. To RSVP, contact the museum at 305-237-7760 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Complimentary parking is available at MDC’s Wolfson Campus (Building 7) at 500 NE 2nd Ave., Miami.