Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is Miami’s ‘Best Museum’

The cultural organization receives big accolades from Miami New Times. The following was originally published in Miami New Times‘ “Best of 2020”: The pandemic has left people feeling disconnected in various ways. Disconnected from their friends and family, disconnected from the world, and disconnected from their history. In a word: unmoored. That’s why places like […]

Meet the Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator entrepreneurship fellows

–By Tatianna Basanta Three years ago, the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts and the Philip E. and Carol R. Ratcliffe Foundation sought to give FIU art and design students the tools they needed to turn their ideas into profitable businesses – and thus the Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator (RA+DI) was born. RA+DI recently received $2.5 million […]

High schoolers create ‘zines for progress’ with Wolfsonian–FIU

Miami artist Deming Harriman
  Students from eight local high schools are finding their voices on social issues and expressing their creativity through the Wolfsonian–FIU’s Zines for Progress community outreach program. Zine artists combine creative writing, journalism, photography, and art to produce small-circulation, self-published works, often dealing with controversial or niche topics that may not make it into mainstream […]

Narciso Rodriguez exhibit expands definition of art

Narciso Rodriguez exhibit at FIU
Sleek black and white garments, sunburst orange-colored coats, and bags inspired by sculptures. You’re strolling through a display of designer fashion, and it feels like maybe you’re in Paris or New York. You’re actually at Modesto A. Maidique Campus. At the opening reception on Oct. 16, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum inaugurated its […]