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 2015 EXHIBITIONS 

Engaging people, art and design to foster neighborhood transformation.

A Peek Into Last Year's Epic Fun

The 5th Annual Art Africa Miami Arts Fair 

TRANSCULTURAL BLACK PRESENCE

Gallery | Lectures | Live Entertainment 

December 2, 2015 – December 6, 2015

Historic Lyric Theatre Cultural Arts Complex

Art Africa – Soul Basel

The Urban Collective pushed boundaries and led the way for innovation and creativity with the fifth installment of Art Africa Miami Art Fair, (AAMAF). For the 2015 edition, AAMAF was held at The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theatre Cultural Arts Complex, 819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136. The fun  went a little something like this...

Wednesday,  December 2, 2015               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday December 6, 2015                       

VIP First Look | 6:00pm to 7:30pm

 

Invitation Only - VIP's were guided throughout the galleries for an exclusive First Look preview.

 

Art & Fashion | 7:30pm to 11pm

The celebration continued with fashion models among the ART.  

 

Art Africa Miami 2015 – Opens 11am – 7pm | Public

 

Art & Design |  3pm-5pm

An engaging discussion by Architect Neil Hall on the future landscape of Overtown.

 

Art & Film | 6pm-7pm

Film screening of "Deep City: The Birth of the Miami Sound", an entertaining documentary on the history of soul music in Miami and highlighting Overtown as the "Harlem of the South". (a WLRN Production)

 

Art Africa Miami 2015 | 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Public

 

Art & Kids | 4pm to 6pm

Kids in Overtown experienced the art fair and learned about various art mediums through presentation and practice by art professionals throughout the community.

 

Art & Music | 6:30pm to 10:30pm 

Commissioner Keon Hardemon & Headliner Media Group hosts the Art of Conversation cocktail reception.

 

 

Art Africa Miami 2015 | 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Public

 

Art & Film | 12pm to 1:30pm | Public

Film screening of "The Radiant Child", the acclaimed documentary highlighting the phenomenon of graffiti artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat

Art & Culture Talk | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

 

Theme Presentation | 1:30pm tp 3:30pm | Public

This was a MUST ATTEND on our program, an intriguing talk on the 2015 theme: "Transcultural Black Presence", curated by Dr. Carole Boyce Davies, Cornel University, Professor of Africana Studies.

 

Art & Cuisine

 

Our Soul Basel Farewell Brunch powered by TheUrbanCollective | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Hosted by South Florida's Cultural Influencers.  Partial proceeds donated to Overtown Children and Youth Coalition.  Limited seating, $50 per ticket. 

EVENT LOCATION

 

 

(954) 283-7195

More info: artafricamiamiartfair.com

 

Gallery Hours: 11:00am – 6:00pm 

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