For more than 50 years, Miami Dade College has contributed to the artistic and economic well-being of our community by offering arts education and thought-provoking endeavors in a range of disciplines including: film, the visual arts, literature, the performing arts, and most recently, the culinary arts. We invite you to engage with the arts and support our efforts to enrich the cultural life of the community.
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Miami Book Fair
The Miami Book Fair is an annual literary festival that brings over 300 renowned national and international authors exhibitors to a weeklong celebration of all things literary and includes pavilions for translation, comics, children, and young adults.
Live Arts Miami
An action-driven, people-centered platform for powerful performances, impactful community programs and learning experiences that spark dialogue, raise awareness around pressing issues, and open minds and hearts in all who take part.
Miami Film Festival
Miami Film Festival is a world-class platform for International and Ibero-American films. The festival showcases the work of the world’s best emerging and established filmmakers to the diverse cosmopolitan community of Miami.
Tower Theater Miami
MDC’s Tower Theater Miami is South Florida’s highest-grossing art-house cinema. Their mission is to connect art with audiences, and foster a value for cinema for future generations.
Museum of Art & Design
Located in Miami’s National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower, the Museum of Art and Design (MOAD) at MDC offers groundbreaking exhibitions and programs that aim to foster a reimagined Miami.
The Koubek Center is a place for artists and local arts organizations to explore and experiment, engage in collaborations, and share their work with the community.
Miami Culinary Institute
Miami Culinary Institute is training the next great culinary professionals and arming them with the tools to innovate the way we interact with food.
Jazz at Wolfson Presents
Jazz at Wolfson Presents at Miami Dade College is proud to be the longest continuously running free jazz series in Miami-Dade County. This yearlong program is open to the public and offers musical performances to students and music lovers of all ages.
New World School of the Arts
New World School of the Arts is a center for excellence in the visual and performing arts. It provides a comprehensive educational program of artistic training, academic and creative development, and preparation for professional careers in the arts.
Miami Fashion Institute
From concept to production, students learn the process, skills and language of fashion design and technology, combining business and creative skills to develop an individual portfolio that expresses a solid understanding of the fashion industry.
On Stage - Kendall Performing Arts
Featuring a distinguished faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and ample performance opportunities, PAI guides and develops the artistic, intellectual, and professional growth of its students in music, theater, dance and music business.