“Geographies of Trash” on the Wolfsonian-FIU
On Wednesday, Cuban-American artist David Anasagasti (AKA Ahol Sniffs Glue) premieres his pop-up exhibition, “Geographies of Trash,” contained in the Josephine Baker Pavilion (also referred to as the Wolfsonian Bridge Tender House) in entrance of the Wolfsonian-FIU. Made up of items of discovered “trash,” the installation sees Anasagasti transforms the pieces into compelling art. The artist is perhaps bests known to fans of Miami street art for his graffitied eyeball tagged all across town. On view May 11 through May 31, at the Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-1001; wolfsonian.org. The installation can be viewed for free from the sidewalk in front of the museum.
“Fire Figure Fantasy” at Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
On Thursday, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami premieres its newest exhibition, “Fire Figure Fantasy.” The present is the museum’s first main exhibition of its everlasting assortment, with a concentrate on latest acquisitions. Both native and nationwide artists are represented within the present, with a thread operating via the present from the museum’s newly acquired works and items from the final 50 years. Artists within the present embody Henry Taylor, Esteban Jefferson, Rashid Johnson, Cameron Rowland, and Sable Elyse Smith. On view from Thursday, May 12, via October 30, on the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, 61 NE forty first St., Miami; 305-901-5272; icamiami.org. Admission is free.
Nerd Nite at Gramps
If you’ve by no means had the pleasure of geeking out at Nerd Nite, now’s your probability. Every month, Gramps hosts mini-lectures on matters of all kinds given by specialists. It’s interactive, enjoyable, and at all times feels recent — plus, you possibly can drink whereas studying one thing. This month’s matters are “Caribbean Micronationalism,” led by editor and writer Jason Katz, and “Drugs,” by regulation college students Leiona Noah, Shaun Lenihan, and Ashley Lago. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Gramps, 176 NW twenty fourth St., Miami; 855-732-8992; gramps.com. Admission is free.
Space Invaders Beach Cleanup
Join Club Space and Debris Free Oceans on Friday for its Beach Cleanup in Miami Beach. Meet up on the sand at tenth Street and Ocean Drive to assist clear up the seashore, which is of specific curiosity to Club Space because it simply wrapped up its Sunset on the Sand live performance collection throughout Formula 1 weekend. After you end serving to, take pleasure in a complimentary yoga class led by Bibi Julz adopted by a seashore cling courtesy of Casalú seltzer as you benefit from the sundown. 5 p.m. Friday, May 13, at tenth Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Admission is free with RSVP by way of eventbrite.com.
Outdoor Cycling on the Doral Yard
Can’t afford a Peloton bike? No worries. On Saturday, the Doral Yard is internet hosting a free out of doors biking class with the assistance of El Box Training. It’s first-come, first-serve so arrive early if you wish to assure that you will have an opportunity to hitch the category. And sorry youngsters, this occasion is just for individuals ages 16 and up. While the tools might be supplied, be sure to convey a water bottle and towel — and remember to put on snug exercise apparel. (This is just not a denims type of an occasion until you desire a severe case of chaffing.) 11 a.m. to midday Saturday, May 14, on the Doral Yard, 8455 NW 53rd St., Doral; 305-744-5038; thedoralyard.com. Admission is free with RSVP by way of eventbrite.com.
“Poetry Under a Simple Tree” at Historic Ward Rooming House
April may need been poetry month, however there’s nonetheless plenty of prose to go round in May. On Saturday, Hampton Art Lovers hosts poet Christell Victoria Roach, an MFA candidate on the University of Miami, for “Poetry Under a Simple Tree.” The occasion is a celebration of language, historical past, group, and belonging within the traditionally Black group of Overtown. Roach will learn a piece from her ebook, Bluesing, and premiere her first brief movie. Attendees can even discover the present exhibition on view, “Starry Crown: Art of #BlackGirlMagic.” 7 to 10 p.m Saturday, May 14, at Historic Ward Rooming House, 249 NW Ninth St., Miami; 786-529-8624; hamptonartlovers.com. Admission is free.