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2017/2018 Teen Programs at Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami

Next date: Jan 22, 2018 - click here for time schedule - English

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami is offering its Teen Programs for the upcoming seven months. These dynamic programs will be offered for teens ages 13 through 17. The programs are to feature fashion design, drawing and portfolio development, photography, mixed media, and much more. These programs will enable teens to explore their artistic abilities and create their own pieces. The goal of this programming is to engage teens in contemporary art and introduce them to the vibrant world of art.

The themes for each day are as follows:

  • Monday: Fashion Design and Textile Design & Development
  • Tuesday: Drawing & Portfolio Development and Photography
  • Wednesday: Mixed Media & Sculpture
  • Thursday: Print Making
  • Friday: Art Journalism for Junior Docents

All classes are free and materials are provided. All students must complete the registration form in order to attend.

Location

Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
770 NE 125th Street, North Miami, FL 33161 (Map)

What is Flamenco

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 at 3:00 PM - English

Introduce the whole family to the art and passion of Flamenco dance with Ballet Flamenco La Rosa at Pinecrest Gardens.

Orchestra Miami presents Ballet Flamenco la Rosa in "What is Flamenco?", an introduction to the passion and rich history of flamenco dance for the whole family. Artistic Director Ilisa Rosal presents a kid-friendly lecture about the art form, illustrated with live Flamenco music and dance, performed by guitarist Israel Heredia, singer Gambimbas from Sacromonte, Granada, Spain and dancers Jorge Robledo, Ilisa Rosal and Maria Mercedes Perez . The performance explores a range of rhythms and styles that takes the audience through dramatic, soulful, joyous and passionate moods.A Q & A session with the artists will complete the program, followed by juice and cookies! The program lasts approximately one hour and is appropriate for all ages.The excitement of improvisation that is authentic Flamenco will have you shouting "ole" as you experience the compelling and enchanting art of Flamenco- don’t miss it!

Tickets are just $10 for kids (3-17), $12 Seniors (65 & up) & $15 adults; $12/$15/$18 at the door.

Location

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 SW Red Road, Pinecrest, FL 33156 (Map)

Girl Scouts - Detective

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - English

CGM Program: Downtown Walking Tour with urban archeology spin for Girl Scouts. Can you guess what this building was originally? There are many buildings in Coral Gables from the 1920s that are on this tour and would be perfect for this theme. For example, did you know that the Coral Gables Museum used to be the Old Police and Fire Station? And the Bank of America building used to be an outdoor movie theater called Dream Theater? This fun tour encourages observation skills, while teaching local history and architecture.

Registration: $10 per person. Scouts must be accompanied by an adult.

Location

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, AK 33134 (Map)

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM - English

Don’t be late for this very important date! Alice, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and others from Alice in Wonderland are eager to join you for an afternoon tea party filled with games, music and fun.

Fall down the rabbit hole and enjoy finger sandwiches, cookies, cakes and tea while mingling with your favorite characters under the canopy. Don’t forget to wear your most extravagant and outrageous hat! Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Advanced registration is required and seating is limited.

Location

Historic Stranahan House Museum
335 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (Map)

Contact Information

Historic Stranahan

9545244736

Frost Family Day ft. Zotz Artz

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM - English

Join us for a day of creative art marking using specially designed tools that make art accessible for children with and without disabilities. The Zot Artz approach to making art offers individuals of all abilities an opportunity for creative expression through arts and mobility.

Location

Florida International University
10975 S.W. 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Contact Information

305.348.2890

305.348.2762

thefrost.fiu.edu/

Girls Scouts - Playing the Past

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - English

CGM Program: On this lively and entertaining exhibit tour, students will participate in an interactive skit, read George Merrick’s poems, and use their powers of persuasion while pretending to be realtors! Creating the Dream is an exhibition about Coral Gables’ founder and developer, George Merrick. Students will learn how George Merrick, his family and other visionaries created one of Miami-Dade County’s finest planned communities. Students will explore local history, pioneer life, 1920’s Boom Period, architecture, urban planning and development.

Registration: $10 per person. Scouts must be accompanied by an adult.

Location

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, 33134 (Map)

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM - English

Family Series Presented by Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay.

Embark on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them the world of dinosaurs. Appropriate for children ages 3+.

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center - Main Stage
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Erth's Dinosuar Zoo Live

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM - English

Embark on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eyepopping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to the world of dinosaurs.

Location

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 ST, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (Map)

Contact Information

Catalina

786-573-5300

www.smdcac.org/

Artful Playdates

Next date: Jan 27, 2018 - click here for time schedule - English

Artful Playdates provide children and their families multiple ways to explore learning through activities that promote language development, reading, and collaborative play. This event is free and open to the public.

Location

Florida International University
10975 S.W. 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 (Map)

Contact Information

305-348-2890

305-348-2762

thefrost.fiu.edu

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