MIAMI, May 19, 2016 – The arts season may be over for most cultural institutions in South Florida, but Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Galleries of Art + Design are as busier than ever this summer. Below is the complete list of summer art exhibition that will be free and open to the public during the next few months.
May 18 – Aug. 19
Brian Wong Won: Trinidad Carnival
Lehman Theatre Building, Building 5
11380 N.W. 27th Ave.
Opening reception Thursday, June 2, from 12 -2 p.m. Brian Wong Won is a Trinidadian painter whose lyrical works celebrate the Trinidad carnival, considered to be one of the Caribbean’s greatest.
May 19 – Aug. 12
Grounded: Featuring Artists from Chiaroscuro Studio of Art
3800 N.W. 115 Ave.
This exhibition will feature works by artists from the Chiaroscuro Studio of Art: Elkin Cañas, Mercedes Cisneros, Carlos Martínez León and Milixa Morón.
May 26 – Aug. 4
Mystic Wisdom: Cristian Lazzari Photographs Nepal
627 S.W. 27 Ave.
Opening reception Thursday, May 26, from 6 – p.m. Photographer Cristian Lazzari spent an autumn in Nepal photographing the people and their beautiful country. The following spring, a disastrous earthquake destroyed much of what will be seen in this exhibition, which is presented by MDC Galleries of Art + Design in conjunction with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Committee at the InterAmerican Campus.
June 9 – Sept. 9
Dreaming: The New California Views Portfolio
1780 W 49 St.
The New California Views Portfolio (1964-1979), which was assembled and produced by photographer and publisher Victor Landweber, presents a variety of processes and subject matter. This portfolio is remarkable in its early comprehension of what became a seismic shift in California landscape photography.
For more information about the exhibitions, please call 305-237-7704, or visit www.mdc.edu/galleries.