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Over 400 language-based works purchased with support of John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
On September 3, 2016, PAMM celebrated the close of Inside|Out’s inaugural year with a Community Weekend Celebration. The musical duo Peanuty Butter and Jelly entertained with a live performance, while participants enjoyed the day’s art-making activities. Guests were treated to a tour of the Inside|Out artworks that are currently on view as part of PAMM’s permanent collection.
This year, the museum launched PAMM Inside|Out, a program funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, which brings high-quality reproductions of art from PAMM’s permanent collection to the community. The program kicked off in the Miami-Dade County communities of Hialeah, Homestead and West End. Residents of these communities received free admission to PAMM on Labor Day Weekend.
On August 18, 2016, visitors flocked to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) for the lively monthly Third Thursday Poplife Social. This month, rock band Modernage reunited for a rare live performance at the museum. As the sun set over the museum, PAMM members joined in the Third Thursdays Lounge for complimentary drinks provided by Heineken and lite bites by Goya. Vanity Projects provided members with express manicures inspired by Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks. Guests also enjoyed Basquiat-inspired art-making on the terrace and happy hour specials.
Visit the Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks interactive gallery at #PAMM and make your mark by contributing to our collaborative notebook project.
Come listen to a selection of music that inspired Basquiat and watch a documentary on his life. Then, use colored pencils and other materials to design your very own notebook page. Take a pic of your creation and share it on Instagram or Facebook using #MyUnknownNotebook.
At the end of the exhibition, all the pages will be turned into a digital notebook that will be shared on PAMM’s social networks.
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) celebrated the opening of Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks with two nights of events and programming.