Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Applications Now Open for PAMM Teen Arts Council

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is accepting applications from high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the PAMM Teen Arts Council (PTAC).

Interested applicants should send completed applications via email attachment to (preferred method); or          return a printed copy to Visitor Services desk                     at PAMM 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132. Applications are due August 16, 2021.

The PAMM Teen Arts Council (PTAC) is a teen-led, museum facilitated program for youth interested in all things creative. PTAC members help fulfill Pérez Art Museum Miami's (PAMM) mission to encourage everyone to see art as an incentive for genuine human interaction, communication, and exchange.  Through ambassadorship, mentorship, and digital citizenship, teen members creatively interpret and respond to art in order to engage local and global teen audiences.

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Public Art Call to Artists: Carnival Cruises Port Miami

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs through its Art in Public Places Program and PortMiami partnered with Lemartec Design Build Team, inclusive of Architect of Record and Design Team Lead Perez and Perez Architects Planners, Carnival Cruise Lines with their design consultant Berenblum Busch Architects and others, request qualifications from professional artists and/or artist teams to commission artworks for the renovation and new construction project at Terminal F, the new home of Carnival Cruise Lines. The selected artist(s) will design unique artwork(s) that will contribute to the identity of this facility and engage employees, visitors and passers-by in unexpected and delightful ways. DEADLINE: April 2, 2021. APPLY HERE.


Art in Public Places, a program of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, is responsible for the commission and purchase of artworks by contemporary artists in all media. One of the first public art programs in the country, Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places was established in 1973 with the passage of an ordinance allocating 1.5% of capital costs of new local government buildings for the purchase or commission of artworks, educational programs and collection maintenance. The Art Trust Fund is administered by a County Commission-appointed citizens board, the Art in Public Places Trust, in consultation with its Professional Advisory Committee. For more information about the Art in Public Places Program and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs: / For questions about Art in Public Places, please contact Amanda Sanfilippo Long, Curator & Artist Manager at 305-375-5436. Visit the direct link to the Calls to Artists page of Art in Public Places Website here.

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council develop cultural excellence, diversity and participation throughout Miami-Dade County by strategically creating and promoting opportunities for artists and cultural organizations, and our residents and visitors who are their audiences. Through staff, board and programmatic resources, the Department, the Council and the Trust promote, coordinate and support Miami-Dade County’s more than 1,000 not-for-profit cultural organizations as well as thousands of resident artists through grants, technical assistance, public information and interactive community planning. The Department directs the Art in Public Places program and serves its board, the Art in Public Places Trust, commissioning, curating, maintaining and promoting the County’s art collection. The Department receives funding through the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The Children’s Trust, the National Endowment for the Arts, the State of Florida through the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Other support and services are provided by TicketWeb for the Culture Shock Miami program, the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, the South Florida Cultural Consortium and the Tourist Development Council.

Monday, March 22, 2021

Admission to Bakehouse Art Complex's Indoor Galleries & Garden


Reserve your slot to visit Bakehouse Art Complex's indoor galleries and garden. RSVP is only valid for the date and time selected by the visitor. If late for your reservation, admission is not guarenteed and you may be asked to wait outside or return at a later time depending on capacity. SEE DATES & TIMES here / RSVP.

Currently on view in the galleries:

  • Lauren Shapiro: Future Pacific
  • Amanda Linares: Between Islands and Peninsulas

Currently on view in the garden:

  • Clara Toro: Stakeholders - Wynwood Norte

Outdoor murals currently on view (no RSVP required):

  • VantaBlack: Say Their Names - A Public Art Memorial Project
  • Maritza Caneca: Arts & Recreation

The health and safety of guests is BAC's highest priority. In accordance with CDC guidelines and local regulations, we have implemented the following policies:

  • All guests ages 2 and older are required to wear face coverings at all times while on the property, both indoors and outdoors.
  • BAC has significantly reduced capacity and implemented a one-way traffic flow in the indoor galleries to ensure social distancing.
  • All visitors are required to sign-in for contract tracing purposes.
  • Visitors are required to maintain six feet of distance at all times on the campus.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the building.
  • High-touch surfaces are sanitized regularly.
  • Visitors who do not abide by the COVID-19 safety precautions will be asked to leave the property.

Anyone who has exhibited symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 3 days or been exposed to anyone who has tested positive within the past 14 days is highly discouraged from visiting.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is extremely contagious. By entering the Bakehouse Art Complex, you agree to voluntarily assume that risk, and all risks related to COVID-19 exposure.

Monday, March 8, 2021

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience - MIAMI


This Spring in Miami meet the artist Van Gogh like never before through exquisite storytelling and cutting-edge technology, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience,  is a 20,000 square foot light and sound spectacular featuring two-story projections of the artist’s most compelling works. Encounter the brilliance of one of history’s greatest artists in 360 degrees. 

COVID-safe, Family-friendly
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is all digital, hands free, and perfect for our socially distant world. Its rich content is suitable for a wide audience, including families, school groups, couples, and seniors. In addition to a spacious central area where Van Gogh’s works stretch floor-to-ceiling, the experience includes separate galleries that chronicle his life, technique, and influence thru informative panels, larger than life re-creations and engaging interactives. BOOK TICKETS HERE.

Date: From May, 2021 (MAY IS SOLD OUT)
Opening hours: (time slots available every half hour)
Weekdays: 10am–8pm
Weekends & holidays: 9am–9pm
Duration: The visit will take around 60 to 75 minutes
Location: A secret location in Miami (to be announced soon)
Age requirement: All ages!

7th Annual Art & Soul Call to Artists


7th Annual Art & Soul Call to Artists

Business for the Arts of Broward Call for Artists - DEADLINE: 
7th Annual Art & Soul Call to Artists

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) is seeking entries from established and emerging artists for its 7th Annual Art & Soul. Selected works will be featured as part of a virtual exhibit on BFA’s website,, throughout May 2021. 

Work can be 2D or 3D and must be original in concept, design and execution. Selection is based on originality, creativity, workmanship and artistic distinction. The theme and medium are open, including (but not limited to) photography, painting, drawing, print making, paper art, fiber art, wood, clay metal, glass and mixed media.

There are no size restrictions or limitations for submitted work, but all works must be priced up to $500 and weigh no more than 30 lbs. All work(s) must be submitted as a 300 dpi jpeg file and artists may submit up to four different works for consideration. Artwork should be saved with the artist’s name and title.

To be considered all artists must fill in the entry form at There is no fee to enter but artists are responsible for delivery or shipping of artwork to the buyer, and BFA will retain a 40% commission of any sales.

The deadline to submit is Thursday, April 1 by 5 p.m. on the BFA website. All artists will be notified of jury results by Thursday, April 15.

For additional information, email Robyn Vegas at  or visit  

Monday, March 1, 2021

'Talks' with Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Director, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


headshot of Julie Rodriguez Widholm

March 17th, 7 p.m.

Julie Rodrigues Widholm

Director, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join us on Facebook Live for our next Talks with Julie Rodrigues Widholm, director of UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA). 

Rodrigues Widholm leads the strategic and artistic vision to promote new scholarship, equity and interdisciplinary teaching and learning in exhibitions, collections and programs at BAMPFA. Previously, Rodrigues Widholm was director and chief curator at DePaul Art Museum (2015-2020) and curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (1999-2015). 

During the last 20 years, she has organized more than 100 solo and group exhibitions which have been presented at museums across the U.S., such as: DePaul Art Museum, MCA Chicago, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Pérez Art Museum Miami, among others.

This lecture will be streamed on both Oolite's and Locust Projects' Facebook* accounts.

*You do not need a Facebook account to watch the lecture.