The 55th edition of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival will take place during President’s Day weekend from Feb. 16 to 19. Gates open at 10 a.m. everyday and close at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and at 5 p.m. on Monday. There will be food, live performances and art by over 360 artists, including
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Start off Art Basel season with a visit to Parallel 18 in Wynwood at Miart Space gallery. The photography exhibition featuring Alexandro Pelaez, Daniel Serva, Ever Borettini, Jose Varela, Lola Green, and Miguel Aya will be from December 1 to the 15. The event is free to attend.
On Sunday, Oct. 14, The HistoryMiami Museum will celebrate its second annual CultureFest 305. The event will feature artist workshops, crafting activities for families, music, performances, and food with samples from local restaurants. Some of the performances include: A martial arts presentation by Master Xiaming Lu; an Afro-Cuban drumming workshop led by Ogundamasa; and a bean-to-bar
On Saturday, Oct. 13, Rolando Adrian Avail will create a mural in front of an audience at the Wynwood Art Walk. This is a free event, but the first 500 people to RSVP will get a free drink ticket valid between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 13, a guided tour highlighting abstract artist Mira Lehr’s work will be held Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The tour will feature art from her “Tracing the Red Thread” exhibition. The event is free for MOCA members and North Miami residents and $5 for non-members.
On Friday, Oct. 12, the 14th Annual Art Competition will be held in Studio 18 in Pembroke Pines. This free event is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The competition won't have paintings alone, but will include digital art, photography, sculptures and drawings.
On Tuesday, Oct. 10, Tea and Poets will host an open mic night. The event is free to the public. At the event, poets, artists, and musicians will present their talent before a live audience from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Little Haiti artist Serge Toussaint’s latest mural is for and about his home, but according to him, it's also for those who threaten to hurt it. The three-part mural, “Smile Lil’ Haiti,” is meant to serve as a beacon of pride for the community and a warning to developers who want to wipe out its culture. Its first part features a cameraman wearing a Haitian flag T-shirt recording onlookers on a beach. Flanking him are