Accessible Art: Pembroke Pines presents 'Caribbean Life' and local artist Pepe Calderin at The Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture

Caribbean Life in Pembroke Pines

The city of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department presents a group exhibition titled, “Caribbean Life,” from July 8 to Sept. 14 at The Pembroke Pines Glass Gallery at City Hall, 10011 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines. Local artists featured in the show include Ana Aguerrevere, Daniel Angulo, Ernest Bock, Nicolas Cornejo, Judith Darucaud, Margarita Deleuze, Fabiola Delgado, Tracy Guiteau, Marilyn Johansen, Alfrena Moosa, Gloriela Philpotts,  Braida Solis, Fidel Vega, and Maria Wieder. A special reception is scheduled for Tuesday, July 14 from 7 – 9 p.m. For more information, call 954-961-6067 or visit

Clyde Butcher photography

A collection of Clyde Butcher’s photographs of his expeditions in Cuba is on display for the first time in Miami at the Clyde Butcher Gallery in Coconut Grove. For a limited time, collectors who acquire an edition from this collection will receive a special gift from the artist. “Cuba: La Belleza Natual (The Natural Beauty)” is on view through Aug. 30. The gallery is located at 2994 McFarlane Rd., Miami;

Pepe Calderin 

Miami designer/artist Pepe (“Jose”) Calderin received two Special Recognition Awards in the 17th Annual Collage, Digital & Mixed Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition hosted by Upstream People Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska. Calderin was selected out of 80 entries from around the world. The exhibition can be viewed on the gallery’s website. Additionally, The Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture will be showcasing Calderin’s “Owl” alongside other internationally recognized artists who use unconventional and innovative materials to create avant-garde work in “Reimagined,” which opens on Tuesday, July 14 with a reception from 6 – 8 p.m. The museum is located at 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach; 561-243-7922 or

Britto in Coral Springs

Brazilian-born, Miami-based pop artist Romero Britto is exhibiting in the main gallery of the Coral Springs Museum of Art through Aug. 29. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Sundays). Admission is $6 per person. 2855 Coral Springs Dr., Coral Springs; 954-340-5000 or