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Can you name #5WomenArtists? Teresita Fernández—an internationally acclaimed artist who is being honored at this weekend’s PAMM Art of the Party—is known for prominent public installations and large-scale experiential sculptures designed to evoke striking landscapes. Her work and influence has been vital to the evolution of PAMM for over a decade. Commissioned by the museum in 2002, Fernández designed an oval room that housed an immersive, minimalist installation exploring the elements of light, shadow, water, clouds, and foliage. PAMM’s collection includes multiple works by Fernández. Eclipse (2002) was featured in Routes of Influence, an exhibition of the museum’s permanent collection, and her massive glazed ceramic mosaic pictured above, Fire (America) 5 (2017), has served as the focal point of all three chapters of On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection. Tickets for Saturday’s PAMM Art of the Party can be purchased at pamm.org/artoftheparty2018.
Happy International Womens Day! Can you name #5WomenArtists? We continue to join National Museum of Women in the Arts in showcasing women artists from our collection with the work of Njideka Akunyili Crosby.
Guests joined us for the kickoff of the first annual Tout-Monde Festival presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with France Florida Foundation for the Arts. The festival opened with "The World of Edouard Glissant: Relevance and Meaning in Politics and Art," an art talk by Patrick Chamoiseau and Dr. Michael Dash, followed by Heteronomonde, a performance by Léna Blou & Schwarz-Bart. That evening, guests enjoyed a DJ set by Brother Dan (Terrestrial Funk) on the terrace.The night also saw another installment in the ongoing series "Type In with EXILE Books," this time with artist Mitch Kaplan.
On Thursday, February 15, 2018, Valentino hosted a private shopping event to kick-off Pérez Art Museum Miami’s 2018, Art of the Party gala. Valentino opened the doors of its Bal Harbour location for an exclusive night of luxe fashion and art. Guests included Craig Robbins, Ellen Salpeter, gala host committee members Arlene Chaplin, Alexa Woleman and more. A percentage of proceeds from both Valentino Miami Design District and Valentino Bal Harbour locations will be donated to Pérez Art Museum Miami.
Guests joined us on March 15, 2018 for for PAMM’s Third Thursday: Poplife Social featuring Richie Hell. Argentine DJ/producer Richie Hell presented his immersive live show featuring global percussion and soulful beats. Guests join in on exhibition inspired art-making and sipped on tasty cocktails from our waterfront bar or dine at Verde.