Extended summer hours and new exhibitions – Announcements

Extended summer hours and new exhibitions
From May 30 to September 5, 2022

Perez Miami Art Museum

1103 Biscayne Blvd.

Miami, Florida 33132

Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is pleased to announce that from May 30 to September 5, the museum will be open on Mondays from 11 a.m.6 p.m.. On these “Sweet Mondays” visitors are invited to leisurely browse the galleries, reflect on PAMM’s waterside terrace, and start their week with a refreshing day filled with art.

The museum is also proud to continue its Thursdays at the PAMM program all summer. Every Thursday, the museum will remain open with extended hours until 9 p.m., offering guided tours, artistic activities and special events. Of 5pm-8pm on Thursdays, guests are invited to enjoy happy hour and live music at the museum presented by Behind the scenes sessions.

PAMM Summer Hours, May 30September 5, 2022
11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Tuesday Wednesday: Firm

Thursday: 11am–9pm

Friday Sunday: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

For the first Thursday of the PAMM this season, the museum will host Dawoud Bey in conversation with Franklin Sirmans, part of the current Scholl Lecture Series. On June 2, at 19 ‘o clockdirector of PAMM Franklin Sirmans and renowned photographer Dawoud Bey will hold a conversation centered on Bey’s projects from 2012-2021. Bey is known for his engaging work with African American history and situating it in contemporary conversation, making clear how the past continues to inform and shape the present . Two photographs of Bey, Wallace Simmons and Eric Allums, Birmingham, ALand Hut and palm trees were recently acquired by the museum with the generous support of the PAMM Fund for Black Art.

Later this month, the the evening of June 9the museum will present Carlos Cruz-Diez: Chromosaturation, an immersive installation by Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez. Acquired for the PAMM collection in 2020 thanks to funds provided by Jorge M. Perez, Chromosaturation is an immersive environment that reinvents color as an embodied experience. Originally conceived in 1965, the installation consists of three connected chambers infused with intensely saturated red, green and blue light. Upon entering this space, the visitor is transported by a chromatic experience that changes as one passes from one space to another. The experience blurs the retina, which is normally used to perceiving a wide range of colors simultaneously. Arousing both a strong sensory and emotional response in viewers, the installation shifts from a visual to a bodily experience, emphasizing the notion of color as a material and physical phenomenon that continuously unfolds over time and space. ‘space.

Visitors to the museum this summer can beat the heat while attending a variety of events or browsing the PAMM galleries showcasing current exhibitions Marisol and Warhol take New York, Marco Brambilla: The Gate of Heaven, and Zhivago Duncan: Pretentious shit, and upcoming exhibitions of artists Christo, Hélio Oiticica and Mariano Rodríguez.

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