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Vizcaya-fy or Bust!

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

06 Dec 201406 Dec 2014

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens’ Contemporary Arts Program (CAP) has commissioned seven local artists – Felecia Carlisle, Adler Guerrier, Brookhart Jonquil, Jillian Mayer, Emmett Moore, Christina Pettersson and Magnus Sigurdarson – to work with Florida International University’s College of Architecture and the Arts graduate students to develop artwork inspired by Vizcaya for onsite installations. Students will work collaboratively with each other and the local artists throughout the fall semester to create site specific artwork to be staged at Vizcaya.

The students’ and local artists’ artwork will reflect the theme of appropriation and adaptation. Vizcaya‘s creators liberally appropriated during the creation of the estate resulting in themes of originality, authorship, authenticity, pastiche, eclecticism and identity. These themes are also integral to Miami. Vizcaya-fy becomes a verb for the notion of rewriting history. Is Vizcaya so Miami or is Miami so Vizcaya?

  • Adler Guerrier, Courtesy of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens Adler Guerrier, Courtesy of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
  • Courtesy of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens Courtesy of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
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mon, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Adult (18+) $22; Teens (13-17) $15; Child (6-12) $10; Children 5 and under Free; Seniors 65 and older with ID $16; College Students with ID $15; Visitors using wheelchairs $10; US military veterans and active duty US military personnel only with ID Free


Hoffman Joel M.

T: +1 305 250 9133 M: W: Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
South Miami Avenue 3251, Coconut Grove Miami, 33129 USA