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The Wolfsonian–FIU

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1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States
305.531.1001 https://www.wolfsonian.org/

The Wolfsonian–FIU is a museum that explores the inventive and provocative character of the modern world. Through objects and design, we reveal how the past influences the present and shapes the future.

January 2022

Aaron Douglas’s Black Skyscrapers

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

As a technology for envisioning the city and its masses, the early skyscraper was a key site where Black people positioned themselves within the landscape of modernity. Adrienne Brown, a University of Chicago associate professor and author of The Black Skyscraper: Architecture and the Perception of Race, will address the skyscraper-centric images of Aaron Douglas, one of the most influential visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance. In a talk that ties together two current exhibitions—Aerial Vision, in our galleries, and The Harlem…

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Aaron Douglas’s “Black Skyscrapers”

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Presenter:Dr. Adrienne Brown, Associate Professor of English, U. of Chicago As a technology for envisioning the city and its masses, the early skyscraper was a key site where Black people positioned themselves within the landscape of modernity. Adrienne Brown, author of The Black Skyscraper: Architecture and the Perception of Race and a University of Chicago associate professor, will address the skyscraper-centric images of Aaron Douglas, one of the most influential visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance. In a talk that…

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February 2022

New Music Miami ISCM Festival 2022

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Expand your listening horizons by catching leading contemporary classical musicians at The Wolfsonian in the next installment of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival. Championing and presenting cutting-edge performers and compositions over its 24 years of existence, the festival includes pieces for soloists, chamber ensembles, and music with video and electronics. Organized by the FIU School of Music and presented with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor…

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New Music Miami ISCM Festival 2022

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Expand your listening horizons by catching leading contemporary classical musicians at The Wolfsonian in the next installment of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival. Championing and presenting cutting-edge performers and compositions over its 24 years of existence, the festival includes pieces for soloists, chamber ensembles, and music with video and electronics. Organized by the FIU School of Music and presented with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor…

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New Music Miami ISCM Festival 2022

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Expand your listening horizons by catching leading contemporary classical musicians at The Wolfsonian in the next installment of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival. Championing and presenting cutting-edge performers and compositions over its 24 years of existence, the festival includes pieces for soloists, chamber ensembles, and music with video and electronics. Organized by the FIU School of Music and presented with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor…

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Into the Stacks: Florida Flight

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Buckle up and prepare for takeoff as we go airborne with this year's first Into the Stacks! Pilots Nathaniel Sandler and Wolfsonian curator Lea Nickless lead this cross-collection flight, making stops along the way to consider objects that capture the early history of aviation, especially here in South Florida. Arrive a little early for a chance to view our new exhibition Aerial Vision, curated by Nickless. This program is presented in conjunction with Sandler's Knight Foundation-funded project, Crypt Cracking. Free | Register

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