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Drawing Salon

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.  

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Drawing Salon

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public. 

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Mixtape Mondays

Mixtape Mondays present a compilation of ideas from FIU faculty across disciplines, using our collection as a focal point to talk about their research interests. These informal conversations encourage participation from the audience with the aid of libations and other refreshments. This series of events are free and open to the public. 

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Drawing Salon

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.  

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Roarthon 2018

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Roarthon, FIU’s Dance Marathon, is a year-long fundraising campaign ending in a 17-hour dance party that will begin Saturday April 14 at 5:00pm in FIU’s Wellness & Recreation Center. All the funds raised benefit the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital right here in Miami. Over 300 students will participate in the 17-hour fundraiser that takes an entire year and a committee of 50 plus students to plan and activate. As of 2017, the FIU community has raised over 1 million dollars!

Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series: Alanna Heiss

Alanna Heiss, Founder and Director of Clocktower Productions, is a leader of the early 1970’s alternative spaces movement in New York City, which radically changed the way large-scale art projects were produced, shown, and seen. In 1972 she created the Clocktower Gallery, and in 1976 she founded P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (now MoMA PS1) which she directed for 32 years, and transformed into an internationally renowned non-collecting center for the production and presentation of contemporary art. Heiss has produced landmark exhibitions with artists, such as John Baldessari, Richard Serra, and Alex Katz.

Since 1981, the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series has introduced internationally renowned artists, museum curators, scholars and critics to the South Florida Community. These speakers have shaped art history through their scholarly, creative, and leadership contributions.  They have inspired us to think critically, investigate further, and consider the discourses and practices that shape the world of art. 19ZSUBUPCLOSE-jumbo   

Mixtape Mondays

Mixtape Mondays present a compilation of ideas from FIU faculty across disciplines, using our collection as a focal point to talk about their research interests. These informal conversations encourage participation from the audience with the aid of libations and other refreshments. This series of events are free and open to the public. 

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Unlocking Colombia’s Potential

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Fourth Annual Colombian Student & Professional Conference

Why Attend?

  • We are Colombia! It is important for all attendees to immerse themselves in all areas of Colombian culture, beyond what is commonly portrayed by the media. We intend to provide this experience during the conference by bringing speakers who can discuss Colombia’s cultural diversity, importance, influence in its society, and how it has changed its image worldwide. In addition, various performances will be taking place during lunch break; including traditional dances by UF Sabor Latino dance team. 
  • We are professional development! Students and different entities interested in Colombian industry, will have the opportunity of having different speakers that will explain how culture and different factors are hand in hand with the industrial and economic development of a country like Colombia. 
  • We are Philanthropy! The idea of this conference is through different panels showcase the different ideals about how Colombia is paving its way to progress. Attendees to the conference, especially non Colombian attendees, will be able to understand more about the Colombian culture, how the industrial development has progressed over time and how its economy is growing.

Drawing Salon

Our Drawing Salons offer an opportunity to develop artistic skills while sitting in a relaxing gallery environment. Each two-hour session is led by practicing artists, museum educators or university faculty. Drawing materials and stools are provided. All ranges of drawing experience are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

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