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- Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is excited to share a new slate of online programming as part of its Digital Museum, where audiences can engage in the arts from the comfort of their homes while the museum is closed.
- Seeing no immediate end to quarantine conditions, creative minds have been working to find fun ways to help others pass the time and even offer new learning experiences. Though Miami's museums have been forced to close their doors to visitors, many have turned to the digital realm to offer entertaining, educational content to homebound art and history lovers.
- In lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic? Closed museums offer art lovers virtual opportunities to explore works from among the world's leading collections online. Here's a look.
Meleko Mokgosi’s Virtuosic Paintings of Southern Africa Show a Different Side of the Tourism Industry—See Pictures HereWhat the museum says: “Combining a high degree of painterly skill with a poetic, open-ended semiotic approach and a penchant for deep archival research, Meleko Mokgosi shines light on some of the complex socioeconomic dynamics that animate contemporary southern Africa.
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- MIAMI, FLA.- Pérez Art Museum Miami announced artist Daniel Lind-Ramos as the recipient of the second annual Pérez Prize, in honor of his artistic achievements that address unique Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latin American identities. Lind-Ramos was chosen by a jury consisting of Kate Fowle, Director, PS1 MOMA in New York, and Jose Roca, Artistic Director of FLORA ars + natura in Bogota, alongside the PAMM curators, Jen Inacio, René Morales, and María Elena Ortiz and Patricia García-Vélez Hanna from El Espacio 23. The unrestricted $50,000 prize awards recent achievement in artistic innovation.
- Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) will present Meleko Mokgosi: Your Trip to Africa, an exhibition of newly commissioned works created by the artist specifically for PAMM's 30-foot double-height project gallery.On view from February 27, 2020 through May 30, 2021, the exhibition will investigate themes of colonialism, nationalism, and contemporary southern Africa.
- The Perez Art Museum Miami reached a real milestone recently when it turned 35 in a city that has seen an enormous art boom in the last two decades. The gorgeous multi-tiered building on the bay is a gleaming testament to the city’s commitment to art, a few blocks but a world away from their artsy startup downtown in 1984.
- On Saturday, February 15, Pérez Art Museum Miami hosted artists, philanthropists, and museum supporters for the seventh annual Art + Soul, which supports the museum’s Fund for African American Art and highlights the vast scope of African American and African Diasporic artists.
- Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) hosted artists, philanthropists, and museum supporters for the seventh annual Art + Soul, which supports the museum’s Fund for African American Art and highlights the vast scope of African American and African Diasporic artists. PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans revealed the fund’s most recent art acquisitions: “The bull is out and my foot is in my mouth (are we staying or leaving)?,” a painting by Theresa Chromati, and “Marked Man (Mitchell),” a mixed media painting by Vaughn Spann.
- Few artists move between postcolonial theory, gender and political principles as boldly and poignantly as the Botswana-born, Brooklyn-based painter Meleko Mokgosi, whose visually rendered storytelling is unapologetically large in scale and ambition. “I use this expanded installation strategy as a way of distributing the amount of labor each canvas is responsible for,” says Mokgosi.
- Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) hosted its signature art week bash, PAMM Presents, which welcomed nearly 5,500 guests from around the world. Visitors danced to music by DJ Cry Baby and a lively performance by Jamila Woods, with an opening act by Ama Lou, a DEFY Production.
Two Decades Of Stunning Works By Teresita Fernández Rewrite History, Expose Gruesome Dialogue Hidden In Natural SplendorIn a site-specific installation of Fire (United States of the Americas) 3 (2017–2019) at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Teresita Fernández retells history that’s been erased by colonialism, land ownership, and power.
- It's hard to think of a more influential force in the development of Miami's art scene than the duo of Christo and Jeanne-Claude. In the early 1980s, when the city was wracked by drug wars and police corruption, the artist couple chose Biscayne Bay as the backdrop for a new large-scale installation, Surrounded Islands.
- The artisan has a plan, but they’re free to meander and do what they want. The spirit of that is deeply embedded in everything I do,” Lynne Golob Gelfman, lifetime artist and self-proclaimed trickster, told us in 2018 ahead of a solo show at the Pérez Art Museum
- Pérez Art Museum Miami is a modern and contemporary art museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries. They offer many programs for families including an art camp, art day for kids and after school programs.
- Grammy-nominated funk, soul, hip-hop group Tank and The Bangas will headline a musical performance at the upcoming Perez Art Museum Miami’s (PAMM) Art + Soul party, an event to support and celebrate the museum’s Fund for African American Art, on Feb. 15 at 9 p.m.
- The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has received a $100,000 donation from American Airlines. The gift was made on behalf of John S. and James L. Knight Foundation chairman and CEO Alberto Ibargüen, who recently stepped down from the major airline’s board of directors after eleven years.
- Many city-run art museums in the United States tend to exhibit work from throughout history. There's an old master here, a Rothko there, maybe some impressionists in this room and a Picasso in that one.
- Showcasing an impressive collection of international art of the 20th and 21st centuries, Pérez Art Museum Miami is the place to go to get a look at and learn about modern and contemporary art.
- Miami offers much to do for visitors traveling on a budget, including many museums within its Museum Park and Cultural Plaza areas that offer free admission daily or regularly on select evenings.