MOCA Folk Night

Oct. 24 | 7pm

A night for exploring folk music.   First with storyteller :  Caren Neile Florida singer/songwriter :  Valerie C. Wisecracker Music educator :  Nicky Yarling   MOCA Folk Night is hosted by WLRN’s Michael Stock.   Dr. Caren Neile is an educator and the co-host of “The Public Storyteller” on public radio. »

MOCA Contemporary Dialogues:

Oct. 17 at 7pm

Abstraction Across Cultures Oct. 17 | 7-9PM This dialogue between Adrienne Von Lates and Babacar M’Bow, explores abstraction in its manifestations across cultures, highlighting the movement from utopianism to universalism. Recomposing reality to create a new vital one that transcends the laws of illusion, abstraction has had a long tradition »

NONESUCH: The Jewelry of Hannah Long

Oct. 3 | 7-9pm

NONESUCH: The Jewelry of Hannah Long Reception Sat. 10.3.15 7-9pm Contemporary Jeweler Hannah Long creates bijoux based on concept, idea and theme. Working with a variety of materials, she conceives jewelry as a support for artistic expression in relation to the body. Her works shake codes and usages; moving jewelry »

[email protected]: Ariel de la Portilla | DLP Collective

Friday, Sept 25 | 8pm

[email protected]:  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, »

[email protected]: Batuke Samba Funk

Friday, August 28, 8PM

[email protected]:  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!