The madness has begun. It’s Art Basel Miami Beach, and in what has now become a time-honored tradition for almost a decade, the racing about, the scramble to see, haggle, and buy commences. So let’s start with a guide
Zoetic Stage, a newly formed company founded by Michael McKeever and Stuart Meltzer, kicks off its inaugural season with South Beach Babylon this Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at the Carnival Studio Theater at the Arsht Center. Written by the three time Carbonell Award winner for Best New Work Michael McKeever, South Beach Babylon explores
This week, Knight Foundation awarded $3.8 million to the newest winners of the Knight Arts Challenge Miami – and the ceremony at the Knight Concert Hall was imbued with art. Singers from the Florida Grand Opera, dressed as regular attendees, surprised the audience with a performance Toreador Aria, from Bizet’s Carmen – a nod to [...]
Biscayne Boulevard becomes a bit more beautiful this week as the first Miami Sculpture Biennale arrives in town. Hosted by Wynwood-based gallerist Gary Nader and curated by Ricardo Pau-Llosa, the selection of sculptures celebrates the “importance of art in our everyday lives.” The 50-piece selection ranges from medium to monumental and spans indoor and outdoor [...]
To explore innovative architecture by sponsoring an annual architectural contest resulting in the creation of a temporary structure.
Embodying South Florida’s creative spirit, 27 ideas received $3.8 million today as part of the 2010 Knight Arts Challenge Miami, a community-wide contest to bring South Florida together through the arts.
To foster understanding of Chinese culture by supporting the world premiere of a children’s production based on an ancient folktale.
To help identify and motivate young writers by supporting the Scholastic Writing Awards Program.
To help Miami-Dade students experience South Florida’s cultural richness by supporting an arts field trip in every grade.
To engage South Florida in new contemporary art ideas and national trends by hosting an ongoing discussion series featuring outside arts experts.