Jazz@MOCA: Ariel de la Portilla | DLP Collective

Friday, Sept 25 | 8pm

JAZZ@MOCA:  Ariel de la Portilla | DLP Collective / Miami~New York Connection Friday, Sept 25, 8PM Free Rain or Shine!!!! DLP Collective / Miami~New York Connection Featuring: Jose Luis Rodriguez, Nikki Guerra, Maria Quintanilla, Steve Gluzband, Juan Turros, Renato Diz, Tomasiyo Cruz, Ivan Zervigon. A fixture in the New York music »

Art & Reason Symposium

September 26, Saturday

Art & Reason Symposium Saturday, September 26, 6PM, Free! The Art & Reason symposium at the Museum of Contemporary Art will connect artistry with social transformation by showcasing a vetted selection of works by independent artist Peter Wayne Lewis. The event will also include lectures and panel discussions focusing on »

The Global Caribbean – CSA-Haiti 2016

Friday, September 25, 6PM

The Global Caribbean – CSA-Haiti 2016 Friday, September 25, 6PM As a prelude to the annual Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference to be held in Haiti for the first time, in 2016 under the theme, “Caribbean Global Movements: People, Ideas, Culture, Arts for Economic Sustainability,” CSA and the Florida Africana »

MOCA Project Gallery: Rafael Lopez-Ramos

September 19, 2015

MOCA Project Gallery: Rafael Lopez-Ramos 9/19  • 7-9pm Free for members $5 for non-members In Chromatic Aporias the artist includes realistic renderings of tropical fruits paraphrasing the gaze of colonial Art; the syncretism of Afro-Cuban religious symbols and Catholic images; and the Revolution’s propaganda iconography. Now he adds typical Americana »

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 »