Lobo’s Leisure Pit
Pérez Art Museum Miami commissioned Miami-based artist Nicolas Lobo to create a site-based installation for one of its project galleries. Lobo’s “The Leisure Pit” is an ensemble of mixed-media sculptures cast inside a swimming pool to explore the demands of private leisure activities on public infrastructural systems. The series of works organized by PAMM Curator René Morales is on view through Dec. 13. 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-375-3000 or pamm.org.
Arrhythmic Suite at MDC
Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design is hosting a conversation between Miami-based artist Odalis Valdivieso and Berlin-based writer, curator and researcher, Federica Bueti discussing Valdivieso’s exhibition Arrhythmic Suite currently on view at the museum. The event starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 23 and is free and open to the public with RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (space is limited). The museum is located on the second floor of the Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Call 305-237-7700 or visit mdcmoad.org for more information.
Little Havana Visitors Center
Viernes Culturales, Little Havana’s Monthy Arts and Culture Festival, invites the public to the ribbon-cutting for the new Little Havana Visitors Center, 1442 SW 8th St., Miami, from 10 a.m. – noon on Friday, April 24. Lite bites and refreshments will be served. Guests should RSVP to the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau at PBrennan@gmcvb.com. For more information, call 305-643-5500 or visit viernesculturales.org.
The National YoungArts Foundation, with support of The Related Group, welcomes three artists to its Residency in Visual Arts. Emma Fee of New York, Sarah Rara of Los Angeles, and Michael Vasquez of Miami will be given the time, space and resources necessary to become immersed in the Miami community while developing their work. For more information, visit youngarts.org.
New at Tub Gallery
Tub Gallery presents “Revisited Mythologies” by Cuban artist Sandra Ramos with an opening reception Friday, April 24 from 7 – 10 p.m. Ramos’ sculptural work establishes a conceptual relationship with literature, mythology, and a universal philosophy that requires the use of the viewers’ imagination. The exhibit is on view through May 30. Tub Gallery is located at 171 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-573-0610 or tubgallerymiami.com.