Jazz at MOCA × Maria Rivas

Friday, April 29th, 8pm | Free! Rain or Shine!!

Friday, April 29th, 8pm  |  Free! Rain or Shine!! Known as one of the most versatile voices in Latin America and now North America, Maria Rivas skillfully combines American and Latin Jazz rhythms with lively yet sentimental music from around the world. She interprets her music in English, Spanish, Italian and »

May 7 | David Chatt: Creating Images with Beads

Creative Arts 4 KIDS  (2015-2016) First Saturday of every month 2-4 pm Kids ages 6-12 are invited to tour MOCA exhibitions and learn about the elements of art by painting, drawing and sculpting in the style of renowned artists. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to stay and create with their »

Contemporary Dialogues: Caribbean influences on Performance Art in Miami

Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 pm

  MOCA CONTEMPORARY DIALOGUES Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 pm   Caribbean influences on performance art in Miami – Miami as land/bodyscape. Interactive conversation with Miami’s leading curators and performance artists. Admission: $5; free for MOCA members & NoMi residents Moderator Jorge Luis Gutiérrez A dynamic visual arts institutions manager and curator, »

Street Artists

April 9 | 2pm | Instructor: Alessandro Abate

Instructor: Alessandro Abate, photographer Photography seems to be in Alessandro Abate’s blood. Sandro’s father had a photo studio in Venezuela when he was growing up and many of his earliest memories are of developing film in the darkroom and learning his way around a camera. Sandro has been in love with »

Time: The Past is More Infinite Than the Future – Collapsing the linear

Mar. 12 | 2pm | Instructors: william cordova and Onajide Shabaka

  Instructor: william cordova, artist william cordova is an interdisciplinary cultural practitioner born in Lima, Peru and living in Miami/New York City. Cordova’s work addresses the metaphysics of space and time and how objects change and perception changes when we move around in space. Cordova received a BFA from the School of »

Handiwork, The Place of Craft in Art Today

April 2 | 2pm | Instructor: Martin Tsang & Alexander Fernández

Instructors: Martin Tsang PhD Martin Tsang is a cultural and historical anthropologist with a focus on Chinese people in Cuba and Afro-Caribbean religiosity. His doctoral research investigated Chinese influence in Afro-Cuban religion. Martin is also a Lukumí priest and creates Lukumí bead work. In 2012, Alexander Fernández and Martin curated an »

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues

Saturday, April 2, 6:30 pm

  MOCA CONTEMPORARY DIALOGUES Saturday, April 2, 6:30 pm The colonial body in performance: a Caribbean/Afro-French perspective. Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette, PhD Artist and performer, member of the Comité Nationale pour la Mémoire et l’Histoire de l’Esclavage, independent researcher, cultural activist. Jorge Luis Gutiérrez Museum and visual arts manager, doctoral candidate and »

MOCA EMBODIED

Paper LACE+LIGHT Workshop | Saturday, 04.02.16 | 4–6pm

  MOCA EMBODIED Paper LACE+LIGHT installation workshop with Marielle Plaisir $10 materials fee. Admission: $5; free for MOCA members & NoMi residents   View event photos here!  View our Program Schedule!Lace+Light WorkshopMOCA Contemporary Dialogues Powered by Eventbrite

Artist Reception

Thursday, March 31st | 7–9pm

    The exhibition by French-Guadeloupean artist Marielle Plaisir will include a carefully curated selection of drawings, portraits, paintings, tapestries and one video representative of the artist’s thematic narrative as well as an ethereal installation of Tyvek paper dresses suspended in mid air. “My work interrogates the concept of domination, which has »