Third Space: Inventing the Possible

September 25 - November 12, 2014

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 »

Wangechi Mutu:
A Fantastic Journey

April 18- July 6, 2014

Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey KNIGHT EXHIBITION SERIES Opening Reception: April 17, 2014 On view: April 18 – July 6, 2014 The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami will present “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey,” a comprehensive survey of the Kenya-born, New York-based artist whose multi-faceted work captures 21st century »

Tracey Emin:
Angel Without You

December 4, 2013 - March 9, 2014

Vist MOCA’s expansive micro-site created for Tracey Emin’s exhibition –  The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami, kicks off Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 with the opening of “Tracey Emin: Angel without You,” the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the acclaimed British artist Tracey Emin. On view »

Open Systems: Works from the Permanent Collection

June 18 - September 8, 2013

Open Systems: Works from the Permanent On view: June 18 – September 6, 2013 Coinciding with Dawoud Bey’s exhibition  Picturing People,” MOCA North Miami presents a selection of work from it’s permanent collection. These works embody the irregular results of seemingly routine commands. Collaboration is a key component to elaborating »

Dawoud Bey: Picturing People


June 7-September 8,2013 The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Dawoud Bey: Picturing People, an expansive career survey of the Chicago-based photographer, which ranges from street encounters to formal studio portraits. Dawoud Bey is distinguished for his commitment to portraiture as a means for understanding contemporary society, first gaining notoriety as »

Pivot Points: 15 Years & Counting

Collectors and artist worldwide marked MOCA’s 15th Anniversary in its Joan Lehman Building with major donations to the museum collection. Pivot Points: 15 Years and Counting showcases these recent acquisitions and works by many of the artists who are part of MOCA’s history. Among the featured artists are: Rita Ackermann, »


December 5, 2012 - March 3, 2013

Bill Viola: Liber Insularum Knight Exhibition Series  December 5, 2012 – March 3, 2013 The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami presents a major exhibition of work by Bill Viola, recognized as one of the pioneers and leading practitioners of video art. Bill Viola: Liber Insularum will be on view through »


December 5, 2012 - March 3, 2013

Emoticon: Selections from the Permanent Collection In Medieval times art had a specific purpose and goal for conveying emotion. Images and icons painted on church walls and alters and in illuminated prayer books aimed to make the viewer feel the suffering and sacrifice of Christ and the martyrs, or the »

Trading Places II

September 13 - November 11, 2012

In 2005, MOCA, North Miami launched an experimental program in which South Florida artists swapped their studio spaces for space in the museum’s galleries for the period of two months. For Trading Places 2, the second installment of this program, MOCA has invited five Miami artists: Dona Altemus, Onajide Shabaka, Magnus »