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Frost Art Museum

10975 SW 17th St., Miami, FL

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1-(305)-348-2890

Website:
thefrost.fiu.edu

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MakerSPACE Workshop: Pepe Mar

Art Talk, Mixed Media

Join us and meet artist Pepe Mar, featured in the exhibition Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art. Mar will discuss his creative process as well as present a stunning new installation titled, Varla TV, featured in the exhibition. This artwork is mixed media and incorporates fabric, a collage, and paintings by Varla aka Craig Coleman. Following the gallery talk, attendees will create their own works of art inspired by Mar's artistic practice.

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• Sat 8/25/18 at 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Mixtape Monday

Art Talk, Museum

What can a chair, a building, or a landscape tell us about the society that made it? Join us for our next Mixtape Monday session with David Rifkind, Associate Professor of Architecture, Chair of Landscape Architecture, and Environmental & Urban Design. Rifkind will discuss how architecture can tell us stories about its societies and the relationship between architecture and painting. Mixtape Mondays present ideas from FIU faculty across disciplines, using the museum’s collection as a focal point to talk about their research interests. Join us for an informal conversation over free drinks provided by our sponsor Biscayne Bay Brewing Company.

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• Mon 8/27/18 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zine Workshop

Children's Arts/Crafts, Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Multimedia

Join us for a zine-making workshop inspired by our current exhibition, Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art. This exhibition presents the work of twelve Miami-based artists who interrogate varying notions of deconstruction in their work. Zines are personal hand-crafted publications. Materials for the workshop will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.

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• Wed 9/5/18 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Artful Playdate

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 9/8/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Mixtape Monday

Art Talk, Museum

For this Mixtape Monday, we will be joined by Tomás R. Guilarte, Ph.D. Dean of Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. Guilarte’s research explores the impact of environmental pollutants on neurological and mental diseases. Mixtape Mondays present ideas from FIU faculty across disciplines, using the museum’s collection as a focal point to talk about their research interests. Join us for an informal conversation over free drinks provided by our sponsor Biscayne Bay Brewing Company.

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• Mon 9/10/18 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

MakerSPACE Workshop: Gonzalo Fuenmayor

Art Talk, Drawings/Works on Paper

The exhibition "Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art" marks the debut of Gonzalo Fuenmayor's monumental charcoal drawing, The Happy Hour. This new work by Fuenmayor demonstrates the artist's interest in questioning cultural archetypes and stereotypes. Following the gallery talk, attendees will create their own works of art inspired by Fuenmayor's artistic practice. Image: Gonzalo Fuenmayor, "The Happy Hour," 2018, Graphite and charcoal on paper, Unframed, Courtesy of the artist and Dot Fifty One.

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• Sat 9/15/18 at 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Drawing Salon

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

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• Wed 9/19/18 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Artful Playdates

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 9/22/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture: Barry Bergdoll

Art Talk, Museum

Join us for a presentation with renowned scholar and curator Dr. Barry Bergdoll for his lecture, Architecture in the Museum: The Case for Activism. Trained as an art historian, Dr. Bergdoll has focused his work on modern architectural history looking at architecture’s role in shaping culture and society. He has championed design thinking to respond to long-term challenges of global warming, called for the end of the cult of star architects, and pushed for museums to take on advocacy roles. Dr. Barry Bergdoll is the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Modern Architectural History at Columbia University and Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, where from 2007-2013 he served as The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design. Bergdoll has curated landmark exhibitions at MoMA, including Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive (2017), Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 (2015), and Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling (2008). Since 1981, the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series has introduced internationally renowned artists, museum curators, scholars and critics to the South Florida Community. These speakers have shaped art history through their scholarly, creative, and leadership contributions. They have inspired us to think critically, investigate further, and consider the discourses and practices that shape the world of art.

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• Sun 9/30/18 at 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Zine Workshop

Museum, Multimedia, Drawings/Works on Paper

Join us for a zine-making workshop inspired by our current exhibition, Writing on the Walls. This exhibition presents essays, poems, letters, stories, diagrams, and notes written by individuals in prison around the world, from the United States and Australia to Brazil, Norway and Uganda. Zines are personal hand-crafted publications. Materials for the workshop will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.

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• Wed 10/3/18 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Artful Playdate

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 10/6/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Mixtape Monday

Art Talk, Museum

For this Mixtape Monday, we are joined by Shannon Pruden Ph.D. Associate Professor of Developmental Science. Dr. Pruden research investigates the intersections between developmental psychology, cognitive science, linguistics, and education. Mixtape Mondays present ideas from FIU faculty across disciplines, using the museum’s collection as a focal point to talk about their research interests. Join us for an informal conversation over free drinks provided by our sponsor Biscayne Bay Brewing Company.

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• Mon 10/8/18 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Artful Playdate

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 10/20/18 at 10:30 PM - 12:00 PM

Frost Family Day

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Join us for Frost Family Days and help us celebrate the museum’s 10th Birthday. A family friendly day filled with hands-on art activities that bring the museum’s collection and exhibitions to life. These activities foster a love of learning in children and support positive experiences for the entire family. This event is free and open to the public. Please register below.

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• Sat 11/3/18 at 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mixtape Monday

Art Talk, Museum, Green/Environmental

Meet Evelyn Gaiser Professor and Executive Director of SEAS. Dr. Gaiser is an aquatic ecologist interested in the long-term change of lakes and wetlands. Her mission as Director of SEAS is to promote public awareness, education local, national, and international communities, disseminating research findings on environmental issues, and providing leadership for a sustainable future. Mixtape Mondays present ideas from FIU faculty across disciplines, using the museum’s collection as a focal point to talk about their research interests. Join us for an informal conversation over free drinks provided by our sponsor Biscayne Bay Brewing Company. Please register on our website.

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• Mon 11/5/18 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Zine Workshop

Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Multimedia

Join us for a zine-making workshop inspired by our current exhibition, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago. This exhibition is the first major survey of twenty-first century art of the Caribbean. Zines are personal hand-crafted publications. Materials for the workshop will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. Please sign-up below.

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• Wed 11/7/18 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Drawing Salon

Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Multimedia

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

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• Wed 11/14/18 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Artful Playdate

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 11/17/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Artful Playdate

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 12/1/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Destress @ Frost FIU

Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum

Need to de-stress from exams? You deserve a break. Drop in and color while listening to chill music. Materials provided. No need to register, just drop in and color.

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• Tue 12/4/18 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Artful Playdate

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 12/15/18 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drawing Salon

Museum, Folk Art/Crafts

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

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• Wed 1/16/19 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Artful Playdate

Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum

Frost educators spark young minds through singing, storytelling, role playing and art. The playdates support the development of vital motor and visual acuity skills. Learning alongside parents and caregivers provide children an opportunity to explore creativity, communication and critical thinking through stimulating play. These sessions are intended for Pre-K children. Artful Playdates are free and open to the public.

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• Sat 1/26/19 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM