Author Archives: Dona

Beijing Booster: The Art of Peter Wayne Lewis

Opening Reception, September 12, 2015, 7-9PM

Beijing Booster: The Art of Peter Wayne Lewis Opening Reception, September 12, 2015, 7-9PM Free for  Members $10 non-members RSVP The collections assembled in this exhibition are chromosomes of the process of synthesis; a necessary step in a practice of art Peter Wayne Lewis calls “analytic”. To understand, he says, »

JAZZ@MOCA: Batuke Samba Funk

Friday, August 28, 8PM

JAZZ@MOCA:  Batuke Samba Funk Friday, August 28, 8PM Free Rain or Shine!!!! Batuke Samba Funk is a high-energy Brazilian band that mixes rhythms such as Funk from the 70’s with Afro Samba, Brazilian Big Band, Batucada, Soul, and R&B. Click to hear their sound!

Contemporary Dialogues

Saturday, August 15, 2015, 7-9PM

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Dispatches from Havana A conversation about the future of US-Cuba cultural exchanges. Saturday, August 15, 2015, 7-9PM Free for members $5 for non-members Above: Yagruma, collaborative installation at the 2015 Havana Biennial produced by Nereid A. Garcia Ferraz. They will discuss her visit to Cuba at MOCA »

MOCA Moving Images: City of Memory

Sat. August 8, 2015

City of Memory Directed by Robert Adanto Saturday, August 8, 2015, 7-9PM Free for members $5 for non-members City of Memory explores the ways in which the cataclysmic events in the wake of Hurricane Katrina became imprinted on the memory of visual artists who lived through them. Robert Adanto’s latest »

Jazz@MOCA: Noah Haidu

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jazz@MOCA: Noah Haidu Friday, July 31, 2015 | 8PM FREE RAIN OR SHINE Pianist and composer Noah Haidu is evidence that 21st century jazz can be adventurous, fresh and swing hard. He is an exciting, modern pianist who can play memorable melodies and soulful grooves. His powerful Posi-Tone Records debut »

North Miami On My Mind

Saturday, July 18, 2015

  NORTH MIAMI (NOMI) ON MY MIND: Imagining a Twenty First Century City **Speaker: Dr. Smith Joseph, Mayor City of North Miami** **Saturday, July 18, 2015, 7-9PM** Free with museum admission   What will the future hold for the city of North Miami? Join us in a series of conversations »

FOLK NIGHT

JUly 25, 2015, 7-10PM

FOLK NIGHT   FREE! Saturday, July 25, 7-10PM Hosted By 91.3 FM WLRN’s Michael Stock**Featuring:** **Storyteller** **Jim Gregory** **Florida Folk Singers** **Grant Livingston** **Valerie C Wisecracker** AND **Uproot Hootenany**

Ars Memoria: A Selection from MOCA’s Permanent Collection

On view through August 30, 2015

Ars Memoria: A Selection from MOCA’s Permanent Collection On view June 20-August 30, 2015 This exhibition of one hundred works from the permanent collection are conceived as modes of recollection and determination. These have been sites of appropriation, contestation, adoption and rejection that inscribe memory in their structures.

JAZZ@MOCA: Karina Iglesias

Friday, June 26, 2015, 8PM

JAZZ @ MOCA: Karina Iglesias Friday, June 26, 2015, 8PM **FREE RAIN OR SHINE** In 2013, Karina Iglesias was selected to be a top contestant on NBC’s #1 TV Show “The Voice”. Her epic performance of “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” turned into a YouTube sensation overnight and every »