For those who don't like to wait until the weekend to enjoy art shows. here's the lowdown on half a dozen openings and art events happening over the next few days. Happy Valentine's Day : )
Wynwood Kitchen and Bar
2350 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, 305-722-8959, Wynwoodkitchenandbar.com
Musing With Myra, a networking event featuring developer Tony Goldman, jazz saxophonist Leo Casino, photographers Liam Crotty, Mark Diamond and Don Parchment and videographer Andrew Earl Singer, as well as happy-hour specials and appetizers, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.
9118 W. State Road 84, Davie, 954-474-5040, Stage84fl.com
Dr. Sketchy Anti-Art School is an evening of drinking, eating and
drawing a model that poses for periods ranging from 5 to 20 minutes.
This month's model is named Coco and the theme is the circus. Bring a
sketch book, a hard drawing surface and your pencils, pens or crayons.
No easels. The session runs 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. Tickets are $12 in
advance (Drsketchysofla.com) or $10 at the door.
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-462-8190, Artserve.org
Twelve by 12, an open-themed exhibition of two-dimensional
and three-dimensional art works that are exactly 12 inches high and 12
inches wide (including frame if applicable), runs through March 2, with
an artists' reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. All works will be available for
sale for $200 each, $150 of which will go to the artist.
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus Davie, Harumi Abe at 954-201-6984 or Habe@broward.edu
Momentum: Selected Artists From Broward College Alumni will showcase works by nine atists who graduated from BC since 2002. Artists include Erik Evans, Bianca Triozzi and AdrienneRose Gionta. The show opens 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, with an 8 p.m. screening of Here, a doumentary about time, memory and longing by Carolina Gonzalez Valencia and Gonzalo Escobar Mora. The exhibition will run through March 14.
The Art Miami Pavilion
3101 N.E. First Ave., Miami, 520-529-1108, Art-wynwood.com
Art Wynwood, a five-day contemporary et fair featuring work from 70
local, national and international galleries, opens with a VIP preview
6-10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 and runs 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 17-19 and 11 a.m. to 6
p.m. Feb. 20. Free round-trip shuttle service to and from Miami Beach,
Miami International Yacht and Brokerage Show and the downtown financial,
residential and hotel districts of Miami will be available. Details on artists and exhibitors can be found at Art-Wynwood.com. Tickets are $15 for one day and $35 for a multi-day pass.
De la Cruz Collection
23 N.E. 41st St., Miami, 305-576-6113, Delacruzcollection.org
Kathryn Andrews, a Los Angeles-based sculptor and installation artist, will discuss her recent work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.
Miami Art Museum
101 W. Flagler St., Miami, 305-375-1704, Miamiartmuseum.org
Restless: Recent Acquisitions from the MAM Collection features work by internationally known artists and locals such as Nicolas Lobo, Christy Gast and others. The show will preview with Dara Friedman talking about her film Dancer at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. Afterwards, there will be beer, wine, munchies and music by Hey Elsten until 9 p.m. The exhibition runs through May 16. Cost for opening night reception is $10 for non-members.
For information on more events happening throughout South Florida, visit Arterpillarartguide.blogspot.com.