Accessible Art: The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU seeks nominees for Breaking the Glass Ceiling Awards and Yo Miami presents "Body & Soul"

Nominations for Breaking the Glass Ceiling Awards

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is seeking nominations for the 20th edition of its “Breaking the Glass Ceiling Awards,” an annual event honoring women who have “broken the proverbial glass ceiling” in professional fields typically dominated by men. The 2016 Breaking the Glass Awards ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 3. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 15. To see past winners or submit for 2016, visit bit.ly/glassceilingawards or contact the JMOF-FIU Membership Department at 786-972-3164 or membership@jewishmuseum.com

An Artist on the Eastern Front

“An Artist on the Eastern Front” at The Wolfsonian-FIU chronicles Polish-born artist Feliks Topolski’s daily life as the German army invaded Russia just miles from Moscow. The installation includes original drawings by Topolski during his trip to the USSR in 1941 with a British transport convoy. The exhibit is on display through May 31. The Wolfsonian is located at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Call 305-531-1001 or visit wolfsonian.org for more information. 

Body & Soul at Yo Miami

Yo Miami presents an opening reception for “Body & Soul,” a new exhibition of works by Mexican artist Paola Delfin and Miami artist Claudio Picasso (CP1) on Friday, Nov. 27 from 6 – 10 p.m. at 294 NE 64th St., Miami. To visit the gallery, make an appointment or go Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. “Body & Soul’s” closing party is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6 from 4 – 8 p.m. For more information, email info@yo-miami.com or visit yo-miami.com

Pascoe and Company Gallery Opens

Pascoe and Company Gallery is now open on what’s known as antique row in North Miami. It offers the largest selection of Ardmore South African ceramic art in the country, alongside fine pottery and porcelain antiques from Royal Doulton and Moorcroft. Ardmore is created by Zulu artists who embrace the spirit of “Ubuntu,” or “We are because of others,” and has a close connection to championing AIDs awareness. The gallery is located at 891 NE 125th St., North Miami. For more, call 305-326-0060 or visit pascoeandcompany.com.

New at MCAD

Miami Center for Architecture and Design (MCAD) presents Miami-based artist Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova in the first site-specific art installation to appear inside its historic building at 100 NE First Ave. in downtown Miami. The Cuban artist’s work in “Exhuming Obsolescence,” curated by Ricardo Mor, explores banal design in today’s commodity culture. It’s on view through January 15. For more information, call 305-448-7488 or visit miamicad.org.  

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