MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Navigating James Joyce’s Ulysses

Wednesday, October 15 at 7 PM

James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922) is generally considered the greatest novel of the twentieth century, yet its reputation for unreadability leads many readers away from it. Almost a century after its publication, however, critics, artists, and other elucidators have found myriad ways to assist readers in navigating Joyce’s odyssey to a »

MOCA Moving Images: Alternative Contemporaneity Cinema

Wednesday, October 1 at 7 PM

Ana Mendieta: Fuego de Tierra A film by Nereida Garcia-Ferraz and Kate Horsfield, 1987, 52minutes, Color/BW, DVD This beautiful video is a portrait of the life and work of Cuban-born American artist Ana Mendieta. Mendieta used her own body, the raw materials of nature, and Afro-Cuban religion to express her »

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Philosophy of Interpretation and Culture

Saturday, September 27 at 2 PM

The philosophical thinking about ‘aesthetics’, especially within mainstream philosophy, presents itself as an esoteric engagement with a very limited number of masterpieces in a very limited variety of genres/forms. Yet, aesthetics is of fundamental concern to all, shapes our understandings of self and others and deserves integration into our present-day »

Jazz at MOCA: Kiki Sanchez Latin Jazz Project

Friday, September 26 at 8 PM

The phenomenal sounds of the talented Peruvian pianist KIKI SANCHEZ have filled the air with a unique blend of soulful jazz and tropical fusion. He became a well-rounded musician by playing with La Peru Salsa All-Stars, Orquesta Majestic (led by his father, Maximo Sanchez) and Anibal Lopez’ La Unica. These »

Jazz at MOCA: Antonio Madruga

June 27, 2014

Jazz at MOCA: Antonio Madruga Friday, June 27, 8 pm Free Rain or Shine   Antonio “ Tony “ Madruga, was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida on July 2, 1994. He is presently attending New World School of the Arts in Miami. He is a member of the Monk Combo, »

Conversations & Cocktails – NIGHT TIDE

FRIDAY, JUNE 20 7PM

MOCA Shakers are invited to a private cocktail preview of NIGHT TIDE Part 2! NIGHT TIDE is a two part exhibition in which NYC writer and curator Jarrett Earnest enacts a pirate take over of Gallery Diet for the summer. The ten person group show features new work by exciting »

Teen Summer Intensives: MOCAZINE

June 16 - July 11, 2014

Teen Summer Intensives MOCAZine Open to 11-13 year olds and 14-17 year olds June 16 – July 11, 2014: Monday through Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Location – Celestin Community Center 1525 NW 135 Street North Miami, FL 33167 $10 non-refundable registration fee Teens will be provided with free lunch and »

Teen Summer Intensives

Teen Summer Intensives MOCAZine Open to 11-13 year olds and 14-17 year olds June 16 – July 11, 2014: Monday through Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Location – Celestin Community Center 1525 NW 135 Street North Miami, FL 33167 $10 non-refundable registration fee Students will contribute articles and photos to the »

Creative Arts Summer Camp

Creative Arts Summer Camp  (June 9 – August 8, 2014) Learn! Building Blocks of Art Open to 7-10 year olds June 9-20, 2014: Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with free after care from 4-5:30 p.m. This two-week camp will provide instruction to develop students’ fundamental art skills in drawing »