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!
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.
High Above: The Art of Jerzy Kedziora June 6-August 30, 2015 OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, June 6, 6-8 PM Free for members, $10 non-members Throughout history humans looked to the heavens in search for the sublime. Polish artist Jerzy Kedziora draws from this sense of the sublime, from art history and »
Under the Bridge, Beyond the Beach and above the Muck: The Art of Purvis Young On view from February – March 12 A presentation of a Gift of works by Purvis Young by Ruth Shack in Memory of Richard Shack. Opening Reception, Thursday, Feb. 12. 6-9pm The Art »
Surviving the Holocaust: Paintings by Bohumil Samuel Kecir Opening Reception Saturday, February 21, 7PM On view February – March 21 A Holocaust survivor who studied art in Paris, Kecir made these works while he was a patient in a mental hospital. His paintings reveal an interest in Fauvism, Cubism, »
On view February 7 – 28, 2015 WEARABLE ART: Les Bijoux de Carol Haggiag Meet the artist reception Saturday, Feb. 7, 6-8 PM Carol Haggiag’s sensuous jewelry designs are inspired by Mediterranean and French cultures. Using a variety of materials she creates unique sculptural objects that reflect »
Shifting the Paradigm VIP Opening Monday, December 1, 2014 | 7 – 10 PM | Presented by Grey Goose Vodka The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA), South Florida’s oldest and only museum dedicated exclusively to contemporary art, will kick off Art Basel week in Miami with a thought »
Alternative Contemporaneities:Temporary Autonomous Zones (TAZ) This group exhibition builds on the work: Temporary Autonomous Zones (TAZ) by Hakim Bey (Peter Lamborn Wilson). The project is curated by Richard Haden. TAZ “alludes to creating temporary spaces that elude formal structures of control…thus creating the foundation for authenticity and spontaneity”. Richard Haden proposes »
Working on the premise that art-making is history-making, Third Space explores the cognitive character of memory in its relationship to space and opening up of possibilities. This exhibition presents works by artists who defy their otherness to enter and enter the realm of 21st century aesthetics not only to lay »