Art Events This Week
PAMM Third Thursday Features Laurel Halo and Complimentary Admission on Monday
Every third Thursday, from 6 to 9 p.m., the Perez Art Museum Miami brings together a mix of internationally-acclaimed DJs and musicians for an outdoor music experience on the beautiful waterfront terrace. Laurel Halo from Ann Arbor, Michigan will be the guest DJ tonight, Thursday, January 16. To add a multi-sensory artistic appeal, the museum embraces the arts of sight and sounds. Enjoy drink specials and light bites by Verde Restaurant and Bar. The event is free with museum admission - $12 for adults; $8 for seniors, students and youth ages 7 to 18; and free for PAMM members, children under 6 and active military. For more information, visit: www.PAMM.org. On Monday, January 20, in honor of Martin Luther King Day, PAMM is offering free admission for guests who ride the Metro mover- which is also complimentary that day!
Beaux Arts Festival
The 63rd annual Beaux Arts Festival will bring more than 230 fine art juried exhibitors to the grounds of the Lowe Art Museum on the University of Miami campus on January 18 and 19 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Widely recognized as one of the region’s most popular outdoor art exhibitions and a South Florida tradition, the festival attracts thousands of visitors annually and offers works in 10 mediums for a variety of budgets. Admission and parking are free. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Lowe Art Museum, which will be open to the public all weekend. The festival will feature live music in the Main-stage tent, children’s entertainment – including free art activities for children ages 4-12 in the “Miami Children’s Hospital Art Park” – and a variety of dining options, making this event ideal not just for art enthusiasts but for families as well. In addition to artists selected by a panel of jurors, visitors will enjoy the popular “Student Artist Showcase,” featuring 150 pieces from Miami-Dade middle and high school students, on display inside the Lowe Art Museum throughout the weekend. A celebration honoring the students’ art will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the Lowe. For more information, visit: www.beauxartsmiami.org.
After all of the Art Show fun, head to the Buoniconti Fund’s 5th annual “Block Party” presented by Hillstone Coral Gables and SigEp Florida Nu Chapter to benefit The Miami Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis on Saturday, January 18 from 5:00-9:00pm. Adam Kuperstein will be in attendance as event emcee. The party will take place on Ponce de Leon Boulevard between Miracle Mile and Aragon Avenue, adjacent to the Hillstone Restaurant in Coral Gables. Ticket price includes admission, beverage tastings, food, live music, auction and much more. Event proceeds benefit The Buoniconti Fund, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Enjoy sumptuous cuisine, craft beer and spirits, live music, and auction to raise funds and awareness for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Tickets are $40 per in advance / $50 per ticket at door. Tickets are available at www.thebuonicontifund.com/miami.