Accessible Art: Village of Biscayne Park launches sculpture competition and YogArt rocks the Miami Design District

Search for Sculpturists

The Village of Biscayne Park is looking for artists to submit applications to the 2016 juried outdoor sculpture competition, “Art Is In Our Nature.” Up to three winners will be chosen to display their work in prominent Biscayne Park locations for one year. As an official bird sanctuary and home for wildlife such as butterflies, birds, bees, and squirrels, submissions to the city’s Public Art Advisory Board should reflect the environment. The cost to apply is $30 and the deadline is Feb. 15. For more information, visit biscayneparkfl.gov. Questions can be directed to publicart@biscayneparkfl.gov

YogArt Rocks

YogArt Rocks in the Miami Design District is a monthly series hosted within the neighborhood’s Palm Court (140 NE 39th St., Miami), and in the company of Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome, Xavier Veilhan’s Le Corbusier, and Sou Fujimoto’s waterfall façade. Jivamukti teacher and licensed movement therapist Dawn B. Feinberg teaches the yoga class and mats must be reserved in advance. December’s event is Dec. 23 from 6 – 8 p.m. and features musical guests DJ Immortal and a live violinist, rose wine courtesy of Whispering Angel, and healthy bites from Ella, Michael Schwartz’s nearby pop-up café. Tickets are $35 per session and available at yogartevent.com. As a holiday gift, parking will be complimentary at the Palm Court Garage with validation. 

Discounts for Ticketholders

Aventura Arts & Cultural Center is offering dining discounts at partner restaurants for ticketholders of cultural programming and performances. Locations include: Captain Jim’s Seafood Market Restaurant in North Miami, CORSAIR by Scott Conant at Turnberry Isle, Hard Rock Café Bayside and Tony Roma’s in Sunny Isles. Show the ticket stub upon arrival (on the same day or evening) to receive the special offers listed here: aventuracenter.org.  The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center is located at 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura. Call 305-466-8022 for more information.  

Younger Than Jesus at BAC

The Bakehouse Art Complex is displaying “Younger Than Jesus,” a group exhibition exploring the multidisciplinary work of artists who are at least 34 years old. Inspired by the New Museum’s signature triennial titled “The Generational,” the BAC is spotlighting artists from Miami, Los Angeles, and New York in the Audrey Love Gallery through Jan. 22: William Maquire, Peggy Nolan, Shelia Elias, Nate Page, John Mandel, Robert Dansby, Elisa Harkins, Hugo Montoya, Skip Arnold and Harvey Opgenorth. The BAC is open noon – to 5 p.m. daily at 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. For more information, call 305-576-2828 or visit bacfl.org

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