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Cultural cloths to hang at Lowe Art Museum for ‘Weaver’s Stories’ exhibit
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Cultural cloths to hang at Lowe Art Museum for ‘Weaver’s Stories’ exhibit

Batik and Ikat are patterned cloth-dyeing techniques used in traditional societies throughout Southeast Asia, where textile-making is a significant means of gaining artistic reputation, wealth and status in traditional societies. These techniques, among others, will be brought to life on the University of Miami’s campus Friday evening with the opening of “Weaver’s Stories From Island Southeast…

Beaux Arts Festival offers colorful art displays, live music
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Beaux Arts Festival offers colorful art displays, live music

What began as a “Clothesline Sale” more than 60 years ago, where artists would hang their work on clotheslines outside the Lowe Art Museum, has grown into the Beaux Arts Festival, Miami’s oldest juried art show. Since Thursday, the university has been preparing for the 64th annual festival, blocking off Stanford Drive and spray painting tent…

Wynwood art gallery highlights UM graduate
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Wynwood art gallery highlights UM graduate

Remodeled from the old warehouse district of Miami, Wynwood’s unused buildings and factories have been renovated into art galleries, open restaurants and cafes, and open street graffiti art that decorates the depilated buildings. On the second Saturday night of every month, the art district hosts an event called “Art Walk,” where all the studios and galleries…

Lowe Art Museum brings global art to campus
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Lowe Art Museum brings global art to campus

China’s Last Empire will be making its final stand through Oct. 19 at the Lowe Art Museum. The exhibition “China’s Last Empire: The Art and Culture of the Qing Dynasty” extended its reach as the museum welcomed community members to its Family Day on Sunday. The exhibition features, among many things, intricate pen-and-ink pieces and…

Miami makes room for modern art
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Miami makes room for modern art

You don’t have to be an art freak to enjoy an art museum. The Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a modern and contemporary art museum that exhibits international art of the 20th and 21st centuries. It’s a prime example of a museum you can take your friends to, even the ones who aren’t into…

Social media fosters community among fans
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Social media fosters community among fans

Buried beneath the fashion posts and inspiring quotes on the blogging website Tumblr is a group of people obsessed with “Harry Potter,” “Sherlock,” One Direction and anime. Sites like Tumblr and Twitter enable fans to bond over their passions and create communities that revolve around their interests, forming what are better known as fandoms. A…

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Wynwood’s art sticks

Looking to satisfy your creative side this weekend? There’s no better place to visit than the Wynwood Art District. Wynwood is composed of more than 60 galleries showcasing some of the best paintings, photography, sculpture and multimedia. The art isn’t just for inside gallery walls; the whole area has been transformed into one big canvas…

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Avant-garde artist uses glass, light for new medium

A new exhibit featuring  “the first new art medium of the 21st century” is lighting up the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum through March 24. “Stephen Knapp: New Light” is a collection of 12 luminous installations that transform light and glass into colorful pieces that appear to be painted. The exhibit officially opened on…

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