Miami-based collector Martin Z. Margulies shares more than 190 photographs by 74 photographers in his archive of images reflecting the human condition from the early 1900s to the present. “American Scene Photography: Martin Z. Margulies Collection” includes works by Dorothea Lange, Ed Ruscha, Lewis Hine, Thomas Ruff, and Helen Levitt that are on view through March 22, 2015 at NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, 1 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-525-5500 or moafl.org.
Along the Edges
The Anne Kolb Nature Center, 751 Sheridan St., Hollywood, presents a solo exhibition by local artist Ernesto Kunde with the latest paintings from his Mangroves series depicting the tropical flora found in Florida’s coastal wetlands, and along 1,500 acres of the nature center’s property. The opening reception for “Along the Edges” is Saturday, Nov. 8 from 5 – 7 p.m. For more information, call 954-357-5161 or visit broward.org.
Preserving the planet
Internationally known artist Sebastiao Salgado unveils “Genesis,” a selection of photographs from a long-term series captured during an eight-year period in an effort to show the importance of preserving and taking care of the planet. The opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at Dina Mitrani Gallery in Wynwood. 2620 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 786-486-7248 or dinamitranigallery.com. On view through Jan. 10, 2015.
New Event Spaces
SPACEBY3, a newly renovated complex of warehouses available for event rentals in the Wynwood Arts District, is hosting an opening party with an exhibition by Italian artist Marco Morosini titled, “The Art of Selling a Bag.” An invite-only preview is Thursday, Nov. 6 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and it opens to the public Saturday, Nov. 8 from 6 – 9 p.m. On view through Dec. 7 at 2105 N Miami Ave., Miami; 786-574-9767 or spaceby3.com.
Fordistas Monthly Show
Puerto Rican street artist Alexis Diaz brings his detailed murals of sci-fi animals and sea creatures with human elements to Yo <3 305 Gallery (aka Product/81 Gallery), 2311 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, as part of the South Florida Ford-powered Fordistas Residency Program in Wynwood. Diaz’s month-long show opens Saturday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. For more information, visit fordistas.com.
New at MIA
Miami International Airport added short films and video artwork produced by Wet Heat Project featuring South Florida artists to its award-winning repertoire this month with the launch of “Waypoint,” a 110-inch video wall display in the airport’s South Terminal. The gallery is located near Gate J-7 and is presented by Miami-Dade Aviation Department Fine Arts and Cultural Affairs Division. For more information, go to miami-airport.com.
MOAD’s Inaugural Board
Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design (MOAD) at the historic Freedom Tower in downtown Miami announced its founding Board of Advisors, a group of 10 community leaders who will be installed Nov. 3 for three or four-year terms by MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padron. Inaugural members include: Jack Benmeleh; Lisa Crane; Carlos F. González; Rosie Gordon-Wallace; Alina Interián; Bruce Loshusan; David Martin; Rachel Schremp-Genevie; Bernice Steinbaum; and, Maria Elena Toraño. For more information, visit mdcmoad.org.