Pérez Art Museum Miami Announces Upcoming June Programs

Featuring in-Person Pride Tours and Film Screenings, Juneteenth Weekend Kickoff with Afropunk, Artist Talks, and More

(MIAMI, FL — June 10, 2021) — Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is pleased to present an exciting schedule of programs for the month of June in celebration of National Pride Month and Juneteenth, featuring special Pride tours and film screenings, a Juneteenth Weekend Kickoff with Afropunk, and more. Additional programs in June include a documentary screening of Stateless in partnership with PAMM’s Caribbean Cultural Institute and Third Horizon Film Festival, the opening of Marco Brambilla: Heaven’s Gate, and Live Virtual Local Views.

Visit pamm.org/calendar for the full list of upcoming programs and events.

WHAT/WHEN:

Pride Month Tours
June–September 2021, Thursdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 3pm
Visit the galleries and join a public guided tour highlighting works across various exhibitions by LGBTQIA+ identifying artists or that focus on the LGBTQIA+ community. The selection features artworks by Igshaan Adams, Hernán Bas, Carlos Alfonzo, Andrea Geyer, John Giorno, Elliott Hundley, Jasper Johns, Zanele Muholi, Christina Quarles, Zilia Sánchez, Mickalene Thomas, and Kehinde Wiley, among others. Tours are currently limited to fifteen guests per tour and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Tours are free with museum admission.

Juneteenth Weekend Kickoff with Afropunk
Thursday, June 17, 7pm–12am
Guests are invited to kick off Juneteenth weekend early at PAMM! Enjoy an outdoor evening of live music, art, community, and a screening of AFROPUNK BLACK SPRING which features Miami's own ArtLoveTrap, Willie Clarke, DJ Kumi, Masisi, Jenny Perez, and Seafoam Walls. DJ LaNegra Fabulosa and DJ Kumi will spin live on the waterfront terrace before the screening of BLACK SPRING.

Schedule:
● 7-8pm | DJ LaNegra Fabulosa on the Terrace
● 8-9pm | DJ Kumi on the Terrace
● 9pm-12am | Screening of AFROPUNK BLACK SPRING on the Terrace

Marco Brambilla: Heaven’s Gate Opening
Thursday, June 17, 2–9pm
A satirical, vertigo-inducing meditation on the Hollywood ‘Dream Factory,’ Marco Brambilla’s Heaven’s Gate takes viewers through a time capsule of lush cinematic landscapes of collaged film samples collected from famous Hollywood images, featuring major stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Christopher Walken, Beyoncé, Audrey Hepburn, and Matthew McConaughey. To enhance the experience, guests will be able to watch the spectacular video work with special VR headsets.

Pride Month on Film
Thursday, June 24, 2–9pm
To celebrate National Pride Month, a selection of films curated by Miami-based artist Thom Wheeler Castillo will be screened on loop in the PAMM Auditorium. The film selection will focus on themes such as manifesto, history, joyful camp, loss, quotidian moment, and love. Socially distanced seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Films:
● Manifesto: Lizzie Borden, BORN IN FLAMES, 1983 - 1.30 hr
● History: Sasha Wortzel, This is an Address, 2019 - 17 mins
● Joyful Camp: Cheryl Dunye, The Watermelon Woman, 1996 - 1.30 hr
● Loss: Gregg Araki, Totally F*cked Up, 1993 - 1.25 hr
● Quotidian Moment: Alberta Poon, Sleater-Kinney - Worry With You, 2021 - 4 mins

Live Virtual Local Views at PAMM: John William Bailly
Thursday, June 24, 6–6:30pm
PAMM’s popular virtual program, Local Views at PAMM, hosts local artists on the museum's Youtube channel to speak about their creative process and artistic practice. This month, French-American artist John William Bailly will lead the tour, sharing his paintings, practice, and teaching which explore the question of how we are who we are in relation to history, place, and culture. *This program will be broadcast live on PAMM’s Youtube channel

PAMM CCI Presents Third Horizon Film Festival 2021: Stateless
Saturday, June 26, 3–5:30pm
Third Horizon Film Festival 2021, in partnership with Pérez Art Museum Miami's Caribbean Cultural Institute (CCI), presents a screening of the acclaimed new documentary Stateless. The film traces the complex tributaries of history and present-day politics in the Dominican Republic, as state-sanctioned racism seeps into mundane offices, living room meetings, and street protests.The screening will be followed by an extended discussion with filmmaker Michèle Stephenson and the film's protagonist Rosa Iris Diendomi, as well as France Francois, founder and CEO of InCultured Company, an organization that works on conflict resolution and reconciliation between Haitians and Dominicans. The discussion will be moderated by filmmaker and Third Horizon member Monica Sorelle.

WHERE:
Pérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132

The screenings, tours, and exhibitions can be experienced safely distanced and with a mask in person at the museum. The Virtual Local Views program is hosted virtually on YouTube Live.

Please visit PAMM’s website here for more information and updates.

ABOUT PAMM
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), led by Director Franklin Sirmans, promotes artistic expression and the exchange of ideas, advancing public knowledge and appreciation of art, architecture, and design, and reflecting the diverse community of its pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. The 37-year-old South Florida institution, formerly known as Miami Art Museum (MAM), opened a new building, designed by world-renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron, on December 4, 2013 in Downtown Miami’s Maurice A. Ferré Park. The facility is a state-of-the-art model for sustainable museum design and progressive programming and features 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor program space with flexible galleries; shaded outdoor verandas; a waterfront restaurant and bar; a museum shop; and an education center with a library, media lab, and classroom spaces.

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Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Support is provided by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. Additional support is provided by the City of Miami and the Miami OMNI Community Redevelopment Agency (OMNI CRA). Pérez Art Museum Miami is an accessible facility. All contents ©Pérez Art Museum Miami. All rights reserved.

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