Radio Waves: Miami Beach and the Golden Age of Radio

Art Deco Museum 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, United States

Today Miami Beach is one of the most “broadcasted” locations in the world, but 100 years ago the age of broadcasting was just becoming a reality. This exhibition explores the first consumer mass media device and how it helped promote and shape Miami Beach’s early development. As radio proliferated through the first half of the […]

‘The Hate Around Us’ exhibit at the Jewish Museum

Jewish Museum-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL, United States

January 2024 — July 2024 Hatred is perhaps the oldest of human emotions, forming the basis of much of our recorded history since the biblical story of Cain and Abel. One particularly virulent form of hatred stands out for its uncanny ability to adapt to varying cultures and historical conditions: antisemitism, the hatred of the Jews. […]

Event Series Jews of India

Jews of India

Jewish Museum-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL, United States

India is known for its antiquity and modern high-tech. Spirituality and Bollywood swagger. Bustling cities and pristine nature. A cultural kaleidoscope that’s the world’s largest democracy. But what’s typically not known is India’s long history as one of the most hospitable homes in the Jewish diaspora. For centuries, its three distinct Jewish communities – the Cochini, […]

Event Series Operation Moses

Operation Moses

Jewish Museum-FIU 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL, United States

On November 19, 1984, Tudor Parfitt, an FIU professor, arrived in Sudan. He had been sent by the London-based Minority Rights Group to investigate reports that the Ethiopian Jews or Beta Israel as they called themselves, were being poisoned by Christian Ethiopians in the refugee camps. The camps had sprung up along the Sudanese-Ethiopian border to provide […]

Smoke Signals: Cigar Cutters and Masculine Values

Wolfsonian-FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

April 25–September 29, 2024 The Wolfsonian–FIU @ 1001 Washington Avenue As the popularity of cigars boomed on both sides of the Atlantic in the late 19th century, manufacturers began marketing a new device to support this habit: cutters designed to snip off the end of a cigar before lighting. Not just utilitarian tools, many cigar […]

Event Series Nam June Paik: The Miami Years

Nam June Paik: The Miami Years

The Bass 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

Nam June Paik (b. 1932, Seoul; d. 2006, Miami Beach) was a pioneer in the development of electronic moving images and digitized compositions as a form of creative expression. Credited with originating the term “electronic superhighway” in 1974, Paik’s complex works demonstrated enormous prescience for the influence and proliferation of digital media as an artistic […]

Bass Museum Presents: Carola Bravo Between Absence and Presence

The Bass 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

MARCH 16, 2023 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2024 On Thursday, March 16, 2023, The Bass unveils Carola Bravo’s Between Absence and Presence, the third cycle winner of the museum’s New Monuments open artist call, a project supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation through the museum’s Knight Art Commissions Program. Installed in Collins Park, Bravo’s temporary, […]

Anne Duk Hee Jordan: I will always weather with you

The Bass 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

DEC 4,2023-JUN 23,2024 The Bass announces Anne Duk Hee Jordan: I will always weather with you, opening December 4, 2023 and on view through June 23, 2024, a new large-scale multisensory exhibition that uses technology to examine the perseverance of life on Earth against the increasing challenges of climate change. Korean-born and based in Berlin, artist […]

Event Series Etel Adnan: Painting into Space

Etel Adnan: Painting into Space

The Bass 2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

DEC 4, 2023 – JUN 23, 2024 Beginning Monday December 4, 2023, and on view through June 23, 2024, The Bass Museum of Art presents Etel Adnan: Painting into Space, featuring the premiere of a monumental wall mural set alongside additional works by the Lebanese-born artist. This exhibition will focus on the intersections of painting and […]