ACTIVATE: MDCulture

Last Friday, Miami Dade College’s Department of Cultural Affairs celebrated its launch as MDCulture by showing off their cultural organizations for DWNTWN Art Days. Patrons gathered for the highly anticipated unveiling of the Miami Book Fair International 2013 official poster, theatrical performances by Teatro Prometeo, film screenings via…

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FLASHBACK: Miami 1980s Exhibit at Historic Freedom Tower

Miami’s historic Freedom Tower, which was the original home of the Miami News and then a Cuban Refugee Center, was donated to Miami Dade College (MDC) in 2008. Since, the college has not only protected the iconic structure but through well curated exhibitions, MDC’s Museum & Galleries of Art + Design (MOAD) has also established the Freedom Tower as a cultural center for visual art and design, free and open to the public, for the entire community to enjoy. Ever since MDC’s Museum & Galleries of Art + Design opened its doors, the Freedom Tower has without a doubt become one of my favorite spots to visit when adventuring around town, hungry for art. This past weekend, I finally stumbled in to check out FLASHBACK: Miami 1980s, an exhibit by freelance photographer (y compatriota mia), Alexia Fodere.

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DWNTWN ART NIGHTSHUNTERS OF THE ALPS

This weekend, venture over to the dark side for Art Nights aka the official after-parties for DWNTWN Art Days hosted by The Vagabond and yours truly. You’re invited to linger around the ‘hood to discover the art and music that…

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DWNTWN ART IN THE PARK

We encourage night-crawlers to venture into the sun and out to the park for the Magic City’s first DWNTWN Art Days. What you’ll find may shock, delight and/or at the very least entertain you!

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DWNTWN ART DAYS: GIRLS DO IT BETTER!

The newly revamped Miami-Dade College Museum and Galleries of Art + Design (formerly the Art Gallery System) celebrates the kick-off its 2012-13 season during DWNTWN Art Days with two exhibitions by two extraordinary women – Jaimie Warren and Elena Sisto.…

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ART DAYS: DWNTWN CULTURE

Art is in the air and season is just around the corner but with sizzling events like DWNTWN Art Days just weeks away the scene is hot and don’t expect it to cool down any time soon!

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