Promoting artists of color through Prizm Art Fair

Mikhaile M. Solomon M.Arch. ’11 is the mastermind behind the Prizm, a one-of-a-kind art fair with a mission to promote artists of color. The art fair was founded in 2013 after Mikhaile noticed a lack of visibility for artists of the African diaspora during Miami’s biggest art festival, Art Basel. Since Art Basel is regarded […]

Alumnus Adapts Gloria Estefan’s Songs for Broadway

Manny Schvartzman ’09, an FIU School of Music graduate, knows what it means to feel the rhythm of the music getting stronger. He has been working on ON YOUR FEET!– a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan – for more than a […]

Wolfsonian–FIU to Present Interdisciplinary Survey Following Tropical Plants from the Jungle to the Home

Philodendron: From Pan-Latin Exotic to American Modern opens October 16, 2015 and features rarely seen objects from around the world, many on public display for the first time Exhibition celebrates the pervasive, cross-cultural influence of Latin American plant life on U.S. and European fashion, art, cinema, architecture, and design Philodendrons and other Central and South American […]

FIU Organizes Major Exhibition Focusing on Catastrophe and Promethean Peril

This November, The Wolfsonian–Florida International University will present Margin of Error, an exhibition exploring cultural responses to mechanical mastery and engineered catastrophes of the modern age—the shipwrecks, crashes, explosions, collapses, and novel types of workplace injury that interrupt the path of progress. Revealing the consequences of mankind’s endeavor to defy and exceed limits, Margin of […]

The Wolfsonian–FIU Announces Partnership with The Bookstore in the Grove

Bringing Miami culture and history to a community hub in Coconut Grove The Wolfsonian–Florida International University and The Bookstore in the Grove have partnered to create “The Wolfsonian in the Grove,” a monthly public gathering at The Bookstore in the Grove to celebrate history and art with the Coconut Grove community. The monthly series will […]

Prism Music Group revolutionizes Miami’s entertainment scene

In comparison to other U.S. cities, Miami’s budding arts and entertainment scene was missing the avenues to grow and showcase itself. There was never really a lack of musical and artistic talent in South Florida, however there was a shortage in the marketing and promotion of these talents. That’s what Isabella Acker and The Prism […]

Timothy Rodgers Appointed as New Director of The Wolfsonian–FIU

Timothy Rodgers has been named director of The Wolfsonian–FIU. Rodgers comes to FIU from Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA). “We are looking forward to having Dr. Rodgers lead The Wolfsonian–FIU into the next phase of its development. The museum is an incredible resource to our community and the art world,” said FIU Provost and […]

The Wolfsonian Highlights Southern Artistry in Major Survey of Newcomb Pottery

Pictured: Bowl, c. 1925–26.  Low relief, stylized cotyledon design. Corinne M. Chalaron, decorator; Joseph Meyer, potter. Newcomb Art Collection; gift of Anne Milling in memory of Marie Delery Wasserman and Hilda Wasserman McDonald, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Most comprehensive Newcomb Pottery presentation in nearly three decades comes to Miami Beach in June 2015 This summer, […]

FIU Alumnus Tony Succar ’08 to Release the First Ever Latin Album Salute To The King of Pop

The First Ever Latin Album Salute To The King of Pop From Producer/Multi-instrumentalist/Arranger Tony Succar To Be Released April 14 On Universal Music Classics In Partnership With Universal Music Latin Entertainment Featuring Over 100 Musicians Including Latin Superstars Tito Nieves, Jon Secada & Obie Bermúdez Among Notable Others Video For First Single “Smooth Criminal” Premiered […]