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Bank of America sponsors “Museums on Us,” a monthly program that opens the doors of over 100 American museums to all card holders for free during the first weekend of every month. Visitors to South Florida can explore the collections of our most popular art and science exhibits August 1 & 2 at no charge!

Enjoy the Great Masters, discover new contemporary works or take the kids to some fun and interactive science museums and save your cash for the snack bar! Here is a list of the participating museums in South Florida opening their doors August 1 & 2, September 5 & 6, October 3 & 4, November 7 & 8, December 5 & 6, 2009. (more…)

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wolfsonianswimwearHere’s an exhibition you’ll only find in Miami Beach

This summer, The Wolfsonian is home to a retrospective look at swimwear design and bathing culture. Beauty on the Beach: A Centennial Celebration of Swimwear explores the role that fashion design plays in shaping and reflecting popular conceptions of glamour and health through an examination of innovations in swimwear design and creative marketing strategies. (more…)

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wolf-musTHE WOLF PACK
The Wolf Pack is a group of young professionals with a ravenous appetite for architecture and design. Members gather regularly to interact with Wolfsonian curators and other leaders in Miami’s design and architecture communities. Join us for our monthly DEN NIGHTS, the second Thursday of the month at The Wolfsonian, and for excursions into Miami’s outstanding design community. For more information, contact 305.535.2631 or thea@thewolf.fiu.edu. (more…)

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Thursday, October 2, 7pm
THE STREET by Ann Petry (1946)—This acclaimed examination of race in America remains as relevant today as when it was written over sixty years ago. The Street tells the story of Lutie Johnson, a young, intelligent, attractive black woman struggling to survive as a single mother in Harlem. Coretta Scott King called the book “a powerful, (more…)

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Miami Art Museum News

Miami Art Museum Meets the Hamptons: New York gallerist and collector Charlie Cowles’ acclaimed gift to MAM, the 102 works in Modern Photographs: The Machine, the Body and the City — Selections from the Charles Cowles Collection, opens on September 21 at the Parrish Art Museum (more…)

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This Week at the Wolfsonian Museum

Coming this week at the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach

Tuesday, September 9, 11am MEMBER EVENT
CURATOR’S TOUR AND LUNCH—Join associate director for curatorial affairs and education Marianne Lamonaca and art director Tim Hossler for a tour of Thoughts on Democracy, followed by lunch in The Dynamo Café. Tour at 11am, lunch at 12pm. RSVP required: 305.535.2631 or rsvp@thewolf.fiu.edu. $25 per person, Propagandist

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Calendar at the Wolfsonian Museum

Here’s the schedule of events at the Wolfsonian in Miami Beach

THE WOLFSONIAN-FIU PRESENTS “FREEDOM FRIDAYS”
What does “freedom” mean today? Join us for a series of engaging and thought-provoking events that explore the notion of freedom. Generously supported by the Knight New Work Award from the Funding Arts Network (FAN), in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. All events are free.

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