Wynwood Art Walk Parties and Events

 

Wynwood hosts its monthly Art Walk this Saturday. Here are some of the highlights.

Art Walk - June
Scenes from the Wynwood Art Walk held during the second Saturday of each month. Photo: Tomas Loewy.
 

By Ricardo Mor

Wynwood's galleries open their doors this Saturday evening for the spectacle known as Wynwood Art Walk. Here are some events to put on your radar.

Tales in the Ground Glass: Adventures of a Badass Grandma
Check out this exhibition at Dina Miby local artist Peggy Levinson Nolan which features diminutive photographs that capture beautiful moments in everyday scenes inspired by the artist's experience as a recently-turned grandmother.
Dina Mitrani Gallery, 2620 NW 2nd Ave, Miami; www.dinamitranigallery.com.

m+v ART Group Exhibition
This small but chic gallery in the iconic Wynwood Building will be showcasing contemporary art by some of Spain and Latin America’s most prolific artists including Leo Matiz, Lluis Lleó, Rafael Barrios, Francisco Salazar, Fabiola Sequera, Arturo Berned, and Jorge Blanco.
m+v ART, 2750 NW 3rd Ave., Suite 11, Miami; 786-431-1186 or info@mvart.com.

Shadowplay: The Art of Shadow Puppetry in the Digital Age

de la Cruz Collection re-opens for Art Walk for the first time since June with a screening of three short films “Monsters Unleashed,” “Pandamonium,” and “If You Keep Your Word.” The works were created by local artists and teachers under the supervision of local artists Damian Rojo and Celeste Fraser Delgado; the videos showcase the ancient art of shadow puppetry in a modern context.
de la Cruz Collection, 23 NE 14 St, Miami; 7-10 p.m.; www.delacruzcollection.org.

“Porcelain. - Portraits of Modern Antiquity” Opening Reception and After Party

Cafeina will be hosting the public reception of artist Natasha Kertes’ latest exhibition of fashionable photographs inspired by the collision of the modern and the classical. DJ Superside will be spinning beats during the reception at this always-happening hot spot.
Cafeina, 297 NW 23rd St., Miami; reception 7-9 p.m.  and afterparty 7 p.m.-3 a.m.; www.cafeinamiami.com.

Plugged Comedy Night
MC Alex Morizio will host a night of comedy at Junior & Hatter salon featuring comedy routines by headliner Lisa Corrao as well as emerging comedians Irene Morales, Eddie Denegrias Daniel Reskin and Eric Gill. Mandarine Napoleon will be providing complimentary libations throughout the evening.
Junior & Hatter, 2750 NW 3rd Avenue, Miami; show begins at 9 p.m.; www.juniorandhatter.com; free.

Taking Action
For those who want to see how Wynwood’s famous street art is made, head over to the LAB and watch artist Camilo Rojas (founder of Create boutique) tag a building with “encoded, typographic” street art.
The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St, Miami; 4 p.m.-midnight; www.thelabmiami.com.

The Gallery Night Ride
Midtown Pawn Boutique is going all out for this Art Walk by having local artist Diana Contreras (known as “Sofia Rose”) spray painting a Smart car life during this special event in addition to completing her large mural. There will also be complimentary beer and wine and DJ Maximus 3000 will be spinning beats.
Midtown Pawn Boutique, 261 NW 36 Street, Miami; 7-10 p.m.; www.midtownpawnboutique.com

Future Artist Foundry Vol. 2
Check out this warehouse party in the middle of the Art Walk action, which includes a curated exhibition by CreativeGlu artists including Clay Frye, Carl Craig, Francisco Perez, Aaron Tabor and Massiel Mafes. Listen to a performance by Dinosaurs N’ Disasters and a DJ set by Sweet Willie while you sip on drinks provided by Miami Club Rum, Bartenura
Moscato and Island’s GEM Spring Water.
97 NW 25th St., Miami, FL, 33127; 7 p.m.-midnight; free.

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