Perez Art Museum Miami http://wlrn.org en Pérez Art Museum Miami Asks For $2.5 Million In Additional Funding From Government http://wlrn.org/post/p-rez-art-museum-miami-asks-25-million-additional-funding-government <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.pamm.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Pérez Art Museum Miami </a>says it&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">needs help. The museum, which opened in December of last year, has not received enough private dollars to meet its $14 million annual operating costs.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:22:08 +0000 Carla Javier 35112 at http://wlrn.org Pérez Art Museum Miami Asks For $2.5 Million In Additional Funding From Government Museum Park In Downtown Miami Opens To Public http://wlrn.org/post/museum-park-downtown-miami-opens-public <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Museum Park opened to the public Saturday afternoon.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The new space, bordered by the <a href="http://www.pamm.org/" target="_blank">Pérez&nbsp;Art Museum</a> and the <a href="http://www.miamisci.org/">Frost Museum of Science</a>, features palm trees, sandy spots, and large open fields of grass.</p><p>It cost $40 million to build so far. Future plans include a children's garden and space for a restaurant.</p><p></p><p>Listen to the story here:</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:16:49 +0000 Carla Javier 33977 at http://wlrn.org Museum Park In Downtown Miami Opens To Public Local Artist Denounces Ai Weiwei Pot Smasher http://wlrn.org/post/local-artist-denounces-ai-weiwei-pot-smasher <p>The <strong><a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/02/17/3942403/local-artist-smashes-1-million.html" target="_blank">news about the smashed pot</a></strong> at the Perez Art Museum Miami has now reached as far as France, China and even Romania. The green-and-peach pot created by Ai Weiwei as part of a 16-pot installation has been valued by the museum at $1 million.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:12:21 +0000 Wilson Sayre 28031 at http://wlrn.org Local Artist Denounces Ai Weiwei Pot Smasher PAMM's 'First Beat' Is To A Female Drum http://wlrn.org/post/pamms-first-beat-female-drum <p>The new <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-tv-pamms-opening-day">Perez Art Museum Miami opened Dec. 4</a> and wrapped up its first week alongside Art Basel.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And now that the museum is settling in, it's kicking off its free monthly programs.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">PAMM's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;monthly events will happen every second Saturday of the month and is free and open to the public. They'll include family exhibition tours, performances and art-making events.</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:59:09 +0000 Julia Duba 24959 at http://wlrn.org PAMM's 'First Beat' Is To A Female Drum Brazil ArtFair Pushing Latin Artists To Basel Forefront http://wlrn.org/post/brazil-artfair-pushing-latin-artists-basel-forefront <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brazil has proved itself a global force in soccer and music, architecture and business. But there’s one area where the South American giant has yet to produce a </span>Pelé<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> or a </span>Veloso<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a </span>Niemeyer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> or an </span>Embraer: a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">rt.</span></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:12:58 +0000 Tim Padgett 24686 at http://wlrn.org Brazil ArtFair Pushing Latin Artists To Basel Forefront WLRN TV At PAMM's Opening Day http://wlrn.org/post/wlrn-tv-pamms-opening-day <p>It's been a race against time to open the new Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) in time for South Florida's annual Art Basel extravaganza.</p><p>PAMM&nbsp;is the latest cultural landmark to appear on the shores of Biscayne Bay, and it replaces the old Center for Fine Arts just a few blocks away in downtown Miami.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:26:37 +0000 Daniel Hicks 24621 at http://wlrn.org WLRN TV At PAMM's Opening Day PAMM Gets Grant To Acquire More Works From Black Artists http://wlrn.org/post/pamm-gets-grant-acquire-more-works-black-artists <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">A new donation to </span>Pérez<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; "> Art Museum Miami will allow the museum, already known for its art from Latin America, to add more works by African-American artists.</span></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:05:23 +0000 Hannah Sampson 21168 at http://wlrn.org PAMM Gets Grant To Acquire More Works From Black Artists