Four naturally divided rooms where thesculptures are exhibited that will change froman allée, to dunes, to a maritime plantingpalette with the butterfly vivarium, to a lawnwhere the community programming will takeplace.
The objective is to create a unique sculpture park to serveas an cultural and educational asset to the community ofNorth Beach located in Miami Beach by providing thefollowing programs, for free, to the community at the Lawn: Changing exhibitions of sculpture; Art classes; Park Tours; Fitness; and Entertainment
ADMSP will curate a series of changing exhibitions of sculpture in thenatural sculpture rooms. The large sculptures shall be exchangedevery three years. The smaller shall be exchanged every eighteenmonths.The Tree Allées exhibit abstract sculptures that consist of 20th-century Western sculpture that rejects representation and has nostarting- or finishing-point in nature.The Dunefield exhibits contemporary sculptures that consist ofsculptures from World War II to the present time.The Maritime Garden exhibits figurative sculptures that arerepresentational and derive from real object sources such thehuman figure, animal figure, and any other form that retains a strongreference to the real world.
The themes of the planned exhibitions are:The Triumph of ModernismThis exhibition focuses on the the 20th century’s most importantinvention in sculpture: Abstraction (art that does not imitate theappearance of things).The Fascination of TechnologyThis exhibition focuses on towering sculptures characterized by therationality, purposefulness, and the predictability of architecturaldesign.New Departures 1945 - 1960This exhibition focuses on the post WWII shift toward redefinitionand re-formation of the figure.Post Modernism and MoreThis exhibition focuses on the radical shifts and new currents afterthe 1960’s such as Minimal Art, Arte Povera, Fluxus, Pop Art, LandArt and Installation.
Sample of abstract sculptors to be exhibited at the the Tree Allées Constantin Brancusi Sir Anthony Caro Richard Lippold Joan Miró John Chamberlin George Rickey Pablo Picasso Mark di Suvero Louise Nevelson Alexander Calder Richard Serra Tony Smith Barbara Hepworth Henry Moore Donald Judd Ben Nicholson Jean Arp Anne Truitt Naum Gabo David Smith Giacomo Benevelli Larry Bell Robert Morris Arnaldo Pomodoro Jean Tinguely Tomas Schutte Dan Flavin Robert Rauschenberg Isamu Noguchi Auguste Rodin Roy Lichtenstein Lazlo Moholy-Nagy Walter de Maria The sculptors listed here are only a sample of the types of sculptors ADMSP will exhibit. The sculptures will depend on availability from the owner.
Sample of contemporary sculptors to be exhibited at the Dunefield Mac Adams Rachel Whiteread Tim Hawkinson Eduardo Chillida Jonathan Borofsky Claes Oldenburg Yaacov Agam Louise Bourgeois Pablo Serrano Kinji Akagawa Minoru Niizuma Robert Indiana Constantine Andreou Art Brenner Nigel Hall Andrew Sabin Anish Kapoor Erwin Hauer Mowry Baden Ronald Mallory Eric Hauser Hanneke Beaumont David Smith Richard Long Omiros Mark Wallinger Tony Cragg Sol Lewitt Clemens Weiss Jimmie Durham Andy Goldsworthy Chris Booth Eric Orr Bill Culbert Daniel Buren George Rickey The sculptors listed here are only a sample of the types of sculptors ADMSP will exhibit. The sculptures will depend on availability from the owner.
Sample of figurative sculptors to be exhibited at the Maritime Garden Leonard Baskin Samuel Yellin Milton Horn Ernest Trova Dale Chihully Charles Umlauf Marisol Escobar Frederick Hart John Henry Waddell Paul Thek Joseph Erhardy Edgar Degas Manuel Neri Mirko Basaldella Paul Manship Robert Graham Arturo Martini C. Paul Jennewein Fernando Botero Auguste Rodin Elie Nadelman Alberto Giacometti Raymond Masson Albin Polasek Nikki de St. Phalle Roseline Granet Henry Matisse Gaston LaChaise Philippe Roman Alexander Archipenko Jacob Epstein Fracois Jousselin Manolo Valdes The sculptors listed here are only a sample of the types of sculptors ADMSP will exhibit. The sculptures will depend on availability from the owner.
Art Classes and Workshops for AdultsADMSP will feature year-round art classes and workshops for adults. Students will learn how to use avariety of media and experience activities including ceramics, sculpture, painting, and drawing - all in anoutdoor environment. The classes and workshops are designed to help participants gain a greaterappreciation and understanding of art, develop artistic skills and talent for self-expression.Art Summer Camps for KidsADMSP will feature summer art camp during the summer. Students ages 4-16 will learn how to use avariety of media and experience activities including ceramics, sculpture, painting, and drawing - all in anoutdoor environment. They will develop cultural appreciation and aesthetic awareness as they findinspiration in ADMSP’s collections.Camps for ages 4-6Eight, one-week, half-day sessions are available for ages 4 to 6; Camp hours are 9:00 a.m. - Noon. Inaddition to age-appropriate art projects, camp includes storytelling, walks to view sculptures, and snacktime.Camps for ages 6-15Eight one-week sessions from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Campers are divided into groups by age and projectsare designed to be age-appropriate. Camps are structured to provide individual artistic development,exploration and skill building as well as team building experiences.
Sample Programming for the Art ClassesThe classes listed here are a sample of the types of art related classes ADMSP canoffer to the community. Each can be modified for various age groups. Themes or topicscan be suggested to compliment a wide variety of academic and community settings.Elementary, Middle School, High SchoolSocial Justice as Art: Identity, Community, Action: This 18 week course iscomprised of three units, each juxtaposing a central social justice theme with 2D and 3Dsculpture art forms. By engaging with art on this intentional level, artistic concepts andskills building become a vehicle for creative analysis of contemporary issues affectingthe community.Basic Concepts of Sculpture: The course develops students’ perceptual, creative,technical, and problem-solving skills in a sculptural context. Elements and principles ofdesign are identified and employed. Aesthetic judgment is cultivated.The History of Sculpture: A historical survey of sculpture from prehistory to thepresent, with emphasis on the development of Western art.Drawings of Discovery: Students are introduced to fundamental concepts of drawingby studying scientific phenomenon (magnets, light, color, nature) and recording theirfindings in a sketch journal.
Portraiture: Students study the history and significance of portraiture and learndifferent techniques of portrait while exploring different mediums such as charcoal,watercolor, tempera, and clay to create portraits.Watercolor: Still Life and Landscapes: This classical medium and approachteaches students basic painting skill, perspective and interpretation.Paper as Art: Students learn techniques for folding, cutting, binding, and paper-making to create both functional and decorative art. This class could incorporate acreative-writing component to compliment projects such as book-making.Unmasking Creativity: Working with various materials, students make masks fromdifferent countries and cultures around the world and discover how varioustechniques and symbols reveal ones identity.Sound Exploration: Students build instruments out of found objects to understandprinciples of acoustics and compositional techniques.Photo documentary: Students document a subject from their home, school,neighborhood through photography. Subject selection and technical aspects of digitaland film photography are explored. Could include field trips to photo studios, digitallabs and darkrooms, and a gallery show.Arts Club: Explores a theme or topic of relevance to students through aninterdisciplinary arts class.
Early ChildhoodArts Immersion: Music & Movement, Visual Arts and Literature connectideas and create context for classroom themes. Using the arts as a lens fordiscovery, children might, for example, create fossils out of clay, learn aboutthe ecosystem of a prehistoric forest using percussion instruments to imitateanimal and plant sounds, understand the life of dinosaurs by imitating theirmovements through dance in a “Prehistoric Orchestra” unit.This approach also provides excellent performance and demonstrationopportunities for students and interaction opportunities for parents.Shakespeare and Puppets: Student create puppets through collage artbased on the characters and plays of Shakespeare.
CommunitySocial Justice as Art: Identity, Community, Action: This 18 week course iscomprised of three units, each juxtaposing a central social justice theme with 2D and3D sculpture art forms. By engaging with art on this intentional level, artistic conceptsand skills building become a vehicle for creative analysis of contemporary issuesaffecting the community.Basic Concepts of Sculpture: The course develops students’ perceptual, creative,technical, and problem-solving skills in a sculptural context. Elements and principlesof design are identified and employed. Aesthetic judgment and good studio practiceare cultivated.The History of Sculpture: A historical survey of sculpture from prehistory to thepresent, with emphasis on the development of Western art.Water Color: Introduce students to a variety of techniques including “wet on wet”,traditional dry paper, and use of blocking or salt. Have students select photos orpictures from magazines as subjects. Also bring in live flowers.Collage: Using methods of decoupage and glazing, students will work with personalphotos and gathered cut-outs to create a unique personal statement. Students willalso create their own papers using decorative methods.
Free Park Public ToursNorth Beach, Sculpture, and Shoreline: Discover ADMSPIn this weekly, 60-minute tour, explore ADMSP’s dynamic spaces, learning about the design and layout ofthe park, selected sculptures and more.A Walk in the ParkExplore aspects of ADMSP with visiting experts. These monthly walks are led by organizations thatspecialize in art and culture. Tours will vary in length.Tour times and topics shall vary throughout the year.Private ToursADMSP offers art historian led tours for private groups of 10–30 people upon request. Private tour groupswill pay a flat-rate tour fee. Tours will be 60 minutes in length and will be scheduled four weeks in advance.School Tour ProgramsLed by trained docents for K–12 students. These programs are 45 minutes in length for grades K–1 and 60minutes for grades 2–12. Programs vary by grade level and can be tailored to specific curriculumstandards.
Yoga at ADMSPADMSP will offer free Bikram Yoga, a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathingtechniques, relaxation and meditation in this very special waterfront environment of nature and art. Suitablefor all experience levels.Capoeira at ADMSPADMSP will offer free Capoeira, a lively martial art that originated in Brazil over 450 years ago. Self-defense techniques are concealed by graceful dance moves and spectacular acrobatics set to music.Classes are designed for all experience levels.Pilates at ADMSPADMSP will offer free Pilates, a series of gentle, muscle strengthening exercises formulated by Dr. JosephPilates during the 1920‘s. Pilates encourages proper breathing, spinal alignment, core strengthening,muscle flexibility and balance in the body. Classes are designed for all experience levels.Tai Chi at ADMSPADMSP will offer free Tai Chi, a Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed forrelaxation and balance and health. Classes are designed for all experience levels.
Cinema at ADMSPADMSP will offer free cinema. Grab a blanket and head out for an unforgettable evening of cinema underthe stars.Book Readings at ADMSPADMSP will offer free author book readings featuring works of non-fiction, biography, autobiography, travel,diaries, essays, humor and history.Music and Dance at ADMSPADMSP will offer free music and dance events of both local and internationally known artists.Kite FlyingADMSP will offer free kites for kids to put together themselves. Kite Flying is great fun and its easy. Somake your kite and join in the fun.Private EventsADMSP will be available for rental for private events such as weddings, birthdays and so forth.