The tour includes an overview of the more than 100 years of Jewish history of Miami Beach; discussion of significant Jewish people and organizations, both present and past, in Miami Beach; and a review of various architectural styles found in the city, including Jewish contributions.
Who Benefits from Gay Liberation? Tim Rodgers, Director Wolfsonian-FIU, will discuss the benefits that the queer movement has had for people who are not gay. The discussion will examine how “straight” folks recognize how the movement is equally about liberating them.
Globally celebrated artist and fashion designer Daniel Chimowitz presents his first museum exhibit, where creates colorful “walking canvases” on hand-sewn and upcycled clothing, combining graffiti art and fashion. Chimowitz has exhibited internationally and worked with famed designer Patricia Field.
On view May 2 – October 7, 2018
This exhibit features 9 of Tennessee William’s paintings dating from the 1970s. The paintings are on loan from David Wolkowsky, one of Williams’ closest friends and long-standing Key West resident. Wolkowsky hosted Williams at his private island on Ballast Key, 9 miles off of Key West and at his Pier House Resort. Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.
June 4, 2018- October 7, 2018
The Sexuality Spectrum offers a groundbreaking exploration of sexual orientation through the creativity of over fifty international contemporary artists. Artists including Judy Chicago, Joan Snyder, Arthur Tress, Archie Rand, Albert Winn, Trix Rosen, Joan Roth, and Mark Podwal explore a broad range of subjects:the evolving social and religious attitudes toward sexuality; issues of alienation, marginalization, and inclusion; the impact on the family, child-rearing, and life stages; violence and persecution; AIDS/HIV; and the influence of the LGBTQI community on the Jewish and larger world.
Sept 17 – Oct 10, 2018
October 3, 2018 - February 3, 2019
Daniel Chimowitz is an internationally renowned artist and fashion designer. He creates walking canvases of painted images on hand-sewn as well as up-cycled clothing, essentially combining fine art with the excitement of the fashion industry. Chimowitz has shown his designs in Paris, London, Beijing, New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Miami and worked with famed designer Patricia Field. In his textiles, colors are combined with the punk DIY fashion of London, studs from Spain and simplistic triangles and circles of the Tlingit. There is no single focal point on his textiles, the fabric is woven with a story for the reader to get lost within. The installation begins September 19th. During that first few days, visitors will be able to view Chimowitz painting the walls for the show. View Press Release
November 7, 2018- March 4, 2019
The scope of the exhibit will explore the history of the lithography process, taking the visitor from lithography stones to off-set and computer-to-plate printing. The exhibition will feature prints from Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Jim Dine, Don Eddy, R.B. Kitaj, Lee Krasner, Roy Lichtenstein, Camille Pissarro and Robert Rauschenberg to name a few. The prints are striking lithographs that are not only excellent examples of the process but exciting pieces by historically important and diverse artists as well. Visitors will be able to view actual litho stones and see the extraordinary step-by-step process of what it takes to make a lithograph.
October 13, 2018 - December, 2018
A retrospective of the late artist Edna Glaubman (1919-1986). Her subjects varied widely and included landscapes, portraits, horses, nudes, social gatherings, and intimate family moments. This exhibit will inspire a new generation of art lovers who will appreciate the timeless quality of the art and recognize that Glaubman’s techniques and ideas are as fresh and exciting today as they were when she created them.
301 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm
Closed Mondays and holidays.
School Groups (Per Child) $2.50
Adult Groups(20 or more) $8.00
Free Admission on Saturday
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The Museum is supported by individual contributions, foundations, memberships and grants from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture,the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council, Funding Arts Network.