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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.

December 2022

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Plotting Power: Maps and the Modern Age

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 16, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Maps make the world. Mirrors of our loftiest dreams and deepest fears, maps draw literal lines between "you" and "me," "us" and "other," more often reflecting how we see it than how it is. Plotting Power: Maps and the Modern Age follows the use of map-like imagery for political, commercial, and other purposes in the first half of the 20th century, when the possibilities of travel and technology opened new horizons for global ambition. Featuring Wolfsonian collection items including paintings, prints, posters, industrial design, and…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents FIU Student Showcase: Song, Dance, and Art

December 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Celebrate FIU art and music students' talent and creativity! This afternoon of new work inspired by our current exhibitions begins with the opening of two pop-up shows: Geo-Graphic (displaying prints responding to pieces in our map-centric Plotting Power show), and Seeing Sound (showcasing posters visualizing the Afro-Cuban music and dance found in Turn the Beat Around). After taking in the art, stay and move your feet to a set by FIU's Latin Jazz Ensemble, which will bring to life classic songs reinterpreted by the student designers while…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

Find out more »

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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January 2023

The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 5, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 5, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 18, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 18, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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The Wolfsonian presents Street Shrines

January 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 28, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

For artist and activist Roberto Lugo, the past is always present. He mines the history of ceramics to create artwork with contemporary urgency, turning luxurious porcelain forms—often used to mark major events or memorialize monarchies and political leaders—into agents of change and disruption. At The Wolfsonian, Lugo looks to the museum's significant collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American ceramics, producing new work inspired by these objects but depicting the histories, experiences, and heroes of Black and Brown communities…

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The Wolfsonian presents Turn the Beat Around

January 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023

The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

Rumba, conga, and Afro-Cuban jazz. Mambo, cha-cha-cha, and salsa. Cuba's rich and diverse culture delighted American audiences in the 20th century. From tourist-packed Havana cabarets, to New York City dance halls, to the silver screen of Hollywood films, Afro-Cuban rhythms surged in popularity between the 1930s and '60s, rewriting the history of American music and dance. American jazz and big band swing, in turn, greatly influenced music in Cuba, where new hybrid genres added polyrhythmic African elements to the mix. Turn…

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