Accessible Art: Ruben Ubiera completes new mural for Broward County’s VisualEYES and Gallery Diet announces move out of Wynwood

Lady Justice in Tamarac

Miami-based artist Ruben Ubiera (urbanpopsoul.com) recently completed “Lady Justice” at Tamarac City Hall as part of Broward County’s VisualEYES mural series in celebration of its centennial, also known as the Broward 100. To see the new mural, go to the Broward Sheriff’s Office Tamarac District, 7515 NW 88th Ave., Tamarac. For more information about the mural project, call the Broward Cultural Division at 954-357-7457 or visit broward.org

Gallery Diet is Moving

Gallery Diet, a Wynwood mainstay since 2007, is closing its gallery space at 174 NW 23rd St., Miami and moving to a four-building compound within Little Haiti and Litte River. Ultraviolet, a two-person exhibition featuring Nathlie Provosty and Alina Tenser is the final show in the pioneering Wynwood space. It opens Sept. 18 and runs through Oct. Designed by New York firm Charlap Hyman & Herrero, the new location will open Nov. 6 with a solo exhibition of Nicolas Lobo’s work. The new address is 6315 NW 2nd St., Miami. For more information, call 305-571-2288 or visit gallerydiet.com.

Ceramic League of Miami’s 65th anniversary

Coral Gables Museum presents the Ceramic League of Miami’s 65th anniversary exhibit in the museum’s Abraham Family Gallery through Sept. 27. The nonprofit organization supports continuing education in the art of ceramics, craftsmanship and career development for its professional members. Members were asked to consider the role of ceramics in architecture. This juried show features more than 30 original works. The Coral Gables Museum is located 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. For more, call 305-603-8067 or visit coralgablesmuseum.org

Solar by Xavier Cortada

Miami artist Xavier Cortada unveils Solar, a participatory performance, environmental, and political art project in support of Floridians for Solar Choice (flsolarchoice.org) and efforts to bring more solar power to the state. Real solar panels serve as the canvas for Cortada’s work and will be on view for $5 Friday, Sept. 11 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami and Saturday, Sept. 12 from 6 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd St., Miami. Entry to Mana is free before 10 p.m. with a ticket (facebook.com). Visit the artist’s website– cortada.com— for more information. 

Goya and Dalí

Cultural Center of Spain in Miami (CCEMiami) and U.S. Century Bank present “The Caprichos of Goya- Dalí” with a free opening reception for the public featuring a piano concert by Cuban native Darío Martín starting at 8 p.m. at Centro Cultural Español de Cooperación Iberoamericana, Inc., 1490 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. The exhibition features 40 original prints, 17 by Goya and 23 by Dalí, and is on view through Oct. 30. For more information, call 305-448-9677 or visit ccemiami.org

Donna Haynes in Doral

Miami Dade College Galleries of Art + Design is showcasing Fort Lauderdale-based artist Donna Haynes in the West Gallery at MDC-West, 3800 NW 115th Ave., Doral. Opening receptions for her exhibit titled, “Textual Connections,” are Thursday, Sept. 10 from 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 16 at noon. The show is on view through Nov. 13. For more information, call 305-237-7700.  

The History of Haitian Photography 

NSU Art Museum of Fort Lauderdale, One E. Las Olas Blvd., is publishing a catalogue commemorating the groundbreaking exhibit “From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography.” The book ($35 at the museum store or Amazon.com) comprises 96 illustrated pages with essays by Edouard Duval-Carrié, Emilie Boone, Donald Consentino, Edwidge Danticat, Laurent Dubois, Kimberly Green, Margaret Mitchell Armand, Alfredo Rivera, Maggie Steber, and Edward Sullivan. A signing is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12 at 3 pm. and follows a lecture at 2 p.m. by Laurent Dubois, Director of Duke University’s Forum for Scholars and Publics, whose most recent book is titled Haiti: The Aftershocks of History. To RSVP, call 954-262-0204 or visit nsuartmuseum.org

 

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