River of Art
Soul of Miami and Life is Art present “River Of Art 15 Pop-Up Social” 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 at Batch Gastropub, 30 SW 12th St., Miami, to spotlight local artists Terry Arroyo Mulrooney, Valeria Actis, Mitchell Shulman (MIOWSHU) and charities such as Dream Defenders and Conscious Acts of Kindness. $20 admission includes cocktails and appetizers. ($10 with advanced RSVP using discount code “LIA.”) 305-494-5992 or river.lifeisartfest.org.
New summer exhibitions
Two new exhibitions open at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum with a reception from 5 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 18. The first, “The School of Night,” centers on the mystical and emotional impressions of Cuban-American artist Arturo Rodríguez. In the second, the museum draws from its extensive and multicultural permanent collection to present “25 sq. inches: The Faces of the Permanent Collection,” through 53 works covering a wide range of the face depicted in painting, prints, photography and sculpture. The reception is free and open to the public. Both are on view through Aug. 24. Florida International University, 10975 SW 17th St., Miami; 305-348-2890 or thefrost.fiu.edu.
Teengirl Fantasy performs at PAMM
Pérez Art Museum Miami presents “Teengirl Fantasy featuring Hoody” 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, June 19 as part of its outdoor music series with concerts by an eclectic range of internationally-acclaimed DJs and musicians every third Thursday. Teengirl Fantasy’s set — performed and composed live — includes R&B vocalist/producer Hoody, who’s traveling from Seoul for the premiere of their forthcoming single “U Touch Me.” Free with museum admission. 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-375-3000 or pamm.org.
Limited summer hours at the RFC
The Rubell Family Collection announced summer hours in which the collection may only be viewed during 45-minute guided tours on Wednesdays and Fridays at 3 p.m. through Aug. 31. Tours are $10 for adults, $5 for students. 95 NW 29th St., Miami; 305-573-6090 or rfc.museum.
More time for Bob Adelman
NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale will extend the presentation of “The Movement: Bob Adelman and Civil Rights Era Photography,” an exhibition featuring 100 iconic images captured by one of the most influential photographers of the era, through July 13 to honor the 50th anniversary of two key dates: the passage of the Civil Rights Act by the U.S. Senate on June 19, 1964, and its signing into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964. Admission is by donation through June. Regular museum admission resumes in July. 1 E. Las Olas Blvd.; 954-525-5500 or moafl.org.