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Museum of Contemporary Art at North Miami


address  770 N.E. 125th St.
 North Miami, FL  33161
phone (305) 893-6211
hours Tue.-Fri. 11 am-5 pm; Sat. 1 pm-9 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm
parking Free
general adm $5; $3 students and seniors; free for children under 12, members, North Miami Residents and City Employees
www.mocanomi.org

“Tracing the Red Thread” at MOCA

“Tracing the Red Thread” at MOCA

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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami will present the exhibition “Tracing the Red Thread,” by distinguished South Florida-based artist Mira Lehr, Sept. 6 – Nov. 4, 2018. The multimedia, museum-wide installation will reflect Lehr’s eco-feminist philosophy, the concept of mankind working with nature rather than dominating over it. Lehr uses the classical myth of Ariadne to explore the beauty, fragility and interconnectedness of the endangered aquatic ecosystem of the South Florida coast. In Lehr’s mesmerizing installation, two and three-dimensional works evoke dense thickets of mangroves, the dangerous beauty of jellyfish and the ethereal luminosity of the coral reef. Lehr creates a mysterious world whose seductive beauty reminds us not only of the gifts that nature gives us, but of the importance of preserving them for the future generations. Comprised of a variety of multimedia works, “Tracing the Red Thread” focuses on climate change and environmental issues as a major factor facing mankind today. The exhibition draws on the lessons Lehr learned six decades ago working with Buckminster Fuller on his “World Game Project.” As Lehr learned in her work with Fuller, the earth must be seen as a unified island within the oceans so one is made aware of the interconnectedness of all life. Admission to MOCA is $5, but free for MOCA members and North Miami residents. An artist reception will take place on Thursday, Sept. 13, with an admission cost of $10 to the general public, free to MOCA members and North Miami residents.
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Price: $5
Event Website: www.mocanomi.org
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Schedule
 • Wed 10/17/18 - Sun 11/4/18 at 10am-5pm