The Bass Museum of Art Schedule of Events for May
Check out the following events coming up at The Bass Museum of Art located at 2100 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. Join local Miami artists including a conversation between Michael Richards award winner Maria Martínez-Cañas and Leilani Lynch.
CURATOR CULTURE: NAJJA MOON & JACOLBY SATTERWHITE
SUNDAY, MAY 2 | 5 PM | LIVE ON ZOOM
Join us for a virtual panel conversation with Najja Moon, a Miami-based artist, cultural practitioner, and inaugural winner of The Bass’ New Monuments commission, alongside Jacolby Satterwhite who is celebrated for a conceptual practice addressing crucial themes of labor, consumption, carnality, and fantasy through immersive installation, virtual reality, and digital media. Curator Culture is hosted by The Bass Public Programs Curator Tom Healy.
Generous support for Curator Culture provided by The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
THE BASS X MIAMI BEACH BOTANICAL GARDEN TOUR
SUNDAY, APR 25 | STARTING AT 9 AM
The Bass and Miami Beach Botanical Garden join together a collaborative tour of Art Outside and the Garden. Explore native flora and fauna with our educated tour guides (like Gaylord Cull from the Garden) while engaging in discussions and activities in response to works on view. The tour will begin in Collins Park and end in the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. This tour is free and will be approximately 60-90 minutes long.
SUNDAY, APR 25 | 2 - 4 PM
Join us for an in-person or virtual Family Day experience! Make a series of 3D sculptures outside in Collins Park, inspired by the artwork in the What Remains exhibition. At-home participants will create a found object 3D artwork using materials from nature. The virtual art-making activity will be posted to our YouTube Channel on April 25, 2021, at 12 PM.
ARTSCAPE X GLOBAL ARTS PROJECT CONCERT
SUNDAY, APR 25 | 4 - 7 PM
Following Family Day activities, enjoy live music by Karina Iglesias and Robbie Elias, and an opening act by DJ Adora, in Collins Park! This event is free and open to the public, and will also be live-streamed on Global Arts Project's Facebook and YouTube channels.
MUSEUM ENTRY POINTS INTERNSHIP IN COLLECTIONS & EXHIBITIONS: AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER 2021
The Bass is offering a 12-week, full-time paid summer internship in the Collections & Exhibitions Department for college students from currently underrepresented backgrounds in our field interested in pursuing a museum career as a Registrar, Collections Manager, Archivist, Librarian/Special Collections or Conservator. The application deadline has been extended to May 7, 2021!
THE BASS HIGHLIGHTS TOUR
SATURDAY, APR 17 | 2 PM
Every Saturday, guests can explore various highlights of the collection, the museum’s architecture, and current exhibitions both inside and outside of The Bass through an interactive guided tour, included with the cost of admission.
SUMMER ART CAMPS
JUN 14 - AUG 20 | AGES 5 -12 | Registration required
Campers will use their unique creativity and make one-of-a-kind projects designed by teaching artists and learn through fun, hands-on art activities in sculpture, painting, design, and more. All camps end the week with a student exhibition. This summer, The Bass is taking every precaution to ensure the safety of all participants by restricting classroom occupancy and following all CDC safety protocols. Click here for more information about The Bass’ Covid-19 policies.
FOUNTAINHEAD PRESENTS ARTISTS OPEN
SATURDAY, MAY 11 |11 AM - 6 PM
Fountainhead announces the second edition of Artists Open, a Miami-Dade County-wide open studios day. Initiated by Fountainhead and supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, 19 artists complexes, and studio communities and over 250 artists will open their studios to the public on May 11, 2019, from 11 AM to 6 PM.
ELLIES CONNECT: MARIA MARTÍNEZ CAÑAS & LEILANI LYNCH
WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 |6 - 7 PM | LIVE ON FACEBOOK
Ellies Connect is a conversation series that invites previous winners of The Ellies to talk about their projects. Join Oolite Arts for a conversation between Michael Richards award winner Maria Martínez-Cañas and Leilani Lynch, curator at The Bass. The two will discuss the Michael Richards award and Martínez-Cañas’ upcoming project at The Bass.