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The Wolfsonian FIU presents The Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University tells the story of how artists ventured beyond the traditional content and form of landscape art to make sense of a rapidly changing world in The Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era. On view beginning September 21, 2023, the exhibition moves from bucolic scenes to an increasingly industrial world, […]

The Wolfsonian FIU presents The Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University tells the story of how artists ventured beyond the traditional content and form of landscape art to make sense of a rapidly changing world in The Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era. On view beginning September 21, 2023, the exhibition moves from bucolic scenes to an increasingly industrial world, […]

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The Wolfsonian FIU presents Bridge Deconstruction Site

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

November 2, 2023–February 4, 2024 The Wolfsonian–FIU @ 1001 Washington Avenue The Department of Reflection, a collaborative creative organization led by Miami-based artist misael soto, uses The Wolfsonian–FIU's Bridge Tender House as the foundation for a special public installation involving community and student-submitted work inspired by bridges. Originally located at Northwest 27th Avenue on the […]

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The Wolfsonian FIU presents Grass, to Wheat, to Sand: The Dust Bowl Disaster

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

December 16, 2023–February 11, 2024 The Wolfsonian–FIU @ 1001 Washington Avenue The Great Plains, a region in the United States stretching from Texas up into Canada, was completely transformed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Wild grasslands were converted to commercial wheat farms before poor land management and drought led to dust storms […]

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The Wolfsonian presents What’s on the Menu

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

February 21–May 26, 2024 The Wolfsonian–FIU @ 1001 Washington Avenue Beginning in the 1920s, restaurant and nightclub owners used all the tools of modern graphic design—vibrant colors, bold lettering, and striking images—to promote their businesses on printed materials. These establishments often commissioned commercial artists to create alluring menu covers that drew in customers by teasing […]

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The Wolfsonian FIU presents The Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University tells the story of how artists ventured beyond the traditional content and form of landscape art to make sense of a rapidly changing world in The Big World: Alternative Landscapes in the Modern Era. On view beginning September 21, 2023, the exhibition moves from bucolic scenes to an increasingly industrial world, […]

The Wolfsonian FIU presents Print Fest ’24

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

Calling book enthusiasts, print aficionados, and zine fanatics of all ages for a celebration of printmaking and book arts! We’re pulling out all the stops with a library open house and hands-on workshops led by local printing gurus, Tom Virgin and Melina Tsalikis—you’ll take home unique creations, fresh off the press. Grab a complimentary student-made booklet from […]

The Wolfsonian presents Culture Crawl Summer Edition: Bookbinding 101

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

We're partnering with the City of Miami Beach and neighboring institutions to present free monthly evenings of à la carte culture! Grab your bike or comfy walking shoes and take in the best of South Beach's art, performances, screenings, and tours, planning your night as you like it—choose a couple of spots, or make the […]

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The Wolfsonian FIU presents Silhouettes: Image and Word in the Harlem Renaissance

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

November 17, 2023–June 23, 2024 The Wolfsonian–FIU @ 1001 Washington Avenue The flourishing of literary, visual, and musical arts between the 1920s and '40s known as the Harlem Renaissance projected a new picture of Black life to the world. Silhouettes: Image and Word in the Harlem Renaissance considers the role of art in this movement, paying special […]

The Wolfsonian presents Harlem Renaissance and the Tropics

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

Explore the cultural reach of the Caribbean in the Harlem Renaissance during a day of talks and conversation inspired by our Silhouettes exhibition. Art historian Samantha Noël kicks things off with a keynote presentation about how American artists like Aaron Douglas and Josephine Baker used "tropical aesthetics" to shape the development of Black modernity. Following the talk, […]

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The Wolfsonian FIU presents Harry Clarke and the Geneva Window

The Wolfsonian–FIU 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States

Ongoing The Wolfsonian–FIU @ 1001 Washington Avenue Widely regarded as his most important and controversial commission, Harry Clarke's stained-glass masterpiece, the Geneva Window, is again on view at The Wolfsonian–FIU. An internationally renowned Irish artist, Clarke was commissioned in 1926 by the newly independent Irish Free State to create a window as a gift to the League […]

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The Wolfsonian FIU presents Open Exhibition: Smoke Signals – Cigar Cutters and Masculine Values

The 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 […]