Calendar listings for 01/29
Join Michael Rogers, chairman and associate professor at Rochester Institute of Technology School for American Crafts in New York, for a three-day glass workshop and lecture at the University of Miami's Coral Gables Campus. Friday-Sunday. $300 for non-resident artists, $150 for resident glass artists. Details: (305) 284-2542.
MEET THE ARTIST
Meet painter Sylvia Tarshis 1-5 p.m. Saturday at Robb & Stucky, 200 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Guests will have the opportunity to talk to Ms. Tarshis and view her work. Free. RSVP: (561) 862-5597. Details: (561) 347-1717, Ext. 2078.
Thirtieth annual Miami Beach Festival of the Arts showcases the juried artwork of 150 artists from across the nation, entertainment from South Florida art groups, international food court and fun for children. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Feb. 7-8 on Ocean Terrace, east of Collins Avenue between 73rd and 75th streets. Details: (305) 865-4147.
The Bakehouse Art Complex presents "New African Art - A Visual Celebration of Black History Month," 2-5 p.m., 561 NW 43rd St., Miami. Music by Epic. Resident artists studios will be open for visitation. Exhibition continues through Feb. 29. Details: (305) 576-2828.
Artist and photographer Thomas Roma lectures on his photographic work at Miami Dade College 10 a.m. Feb. 5 in Kendall Campus Art Gallery, 11011 SW 104th St., and 7:30 p.m. in Wolfson Center Gallery, 300 NE Second Ave. Free. Details: (305) 237-2661 or (305) 237-3171.
"Drawings Witnessing a Newborn Monk," by Spanish artist J.M. Antolin, will be on display through Feb. 5 at Miami-Dade College's Frances Wolfson Gallery, 300 NE Second Ave., Building 1. Details: (305) 237-3696.
"Visas for Life: The Righteous and Honorable Diplomats" features an untold story of the Holocaust: the dramatic story of diplomats from diverse cultures, countries and backgrounds who by the end of World War II had saved hundreds of Jewish and refugee lives at the peril of their careers and, often, their lives. Exhibition is based on original photographs and other archival materials. Through Feb. 15 at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (954) 921-3274.
David Schluss, Barbara Watler and Tim Homes are featured at Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. Exhibit runs through Feb. 21. Details: (954) 340-5000.
"Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Two" showcases more than 60 works of Cuban artists including Amelia Pelaez, Lam, Tomas Sanchez, Portocarrero and Mendive. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Through February. Details: (305) 461-1050.
The Wolfson Galleries at Miami Dade College present "Aperture Past/Future: Aperture at 50," through Feb. 13. The traveling exhibit premiered in Sotheby's New York in January 2003 with 170 images from photographers published in Aperture over the past half century. The exhibit includes works from photographers including Diane Arbus, Brassai, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Graciela Iturbide, Dorothea Lange, Annie Leibovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Sebasti“o Salgado, Edward Weston and more. Details: (305) 237-3171.