Miami Art Museum
101 W. Flagler St., Miami, 305-375-1704, Miamiartmuseum.org
Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia is
a major career retrospective featuring large-scale installations,
paintings, and works on paper that reflect "the influence of indigenous
cultures and religions from Cuba, North and South America, and Africa on
the artist’s work." The exhibition opens with a reception that runs 6-9
p.m. May 23 (and costs $10 for non-members) and includes a 6:30 p.m.
conversation between Bedia and exbhibition curator Judith Bettelheim,
and runs through Sept, 2. A curator-led tour of the exhibition ($8 for
non-members) will be held at 1 p.m. July 21, and public tours (free with
museum admission will beheld at 2 p.m. each Sunday.
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Armory Art Center
1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach, 561-832-1776, Armoryart.org
Vanessa Somers Vreeland, who was a traditional painter in Paris
before she began experimenting with glass and working with fused glass
mosaic techniques in marble and cold glass, will discuss her artistic
process and the art of mosaics at 6:30 p.m. May 23. Admission is free.
Reserve a seat by calling 561-832-1776, ext. 15.
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