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Event Date(s): Friday, September 04, 2015
Miami Dade College Homestead Campus to Host Consuls Connect Speaker Series

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Homestead Campus presents Consuls Connect, a monthly speaker series with consul generals from across the world. The series kicks off with Consul General Jürgen T. Borsch, Federal Republic of Germany at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at MDC Homestead Campus. Free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, September 09, 2015
MDC Wolfson Archives Presents a Guided Tour through Vanished Miami Sights with Historic Footage

Discover what Biscayne Boulevard looked like brand new or what Lincoln Road looked like when cars drove on the thoroughfare during the screening, “Once There Was A Place…” With selected film and video clips from the acclaimed Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College (MDC), history consultant Sylvia Gurinsky provides an informal tour through South Florida’s past at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design (MCAD) at 7 p.m. Sept. 9. The event is free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Thursday, September 10, 2015 - Friday, December 11, 2015
Miami Dade College’s Kendall Campus to Host Into the Wild Exhibition

Miami Dade College (MDC) Galleries of Art + Design presents Into the Wild, an exhibition of paintings that explore the theme of nature, Sept. 10 – Nov. 11, at the Kendall Gallery at MDC’s Kendall Campus. There will be an opening reception Thursday, Sept. 24, at noon. A meet the artists and curator, Carol Jazzar, will take place at 1 p.m., Oct. 3. All events are free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Friday, September 11, 2015
Miami Dade College North Campus to Host Honoring Freedom on Sept. 11

As the nation and world look towards the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus will join forces with the School of Justice, the Fire Science Program, the Student Government Association and Student Life to honor those who lost their lives. Students, employees and members of the community are welcome to attend the event at 8:45 a.m., Sept. 11.


Event Date(s): Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Miami Dade College and the Consulate General of Mexico to once again Celebrate Mexican Independence Day Sept. 15

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus, in partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico in Miami, will celebrate the independence of Mexico in traditional, style, beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15. The event is free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Monday, December 14, 2015
Miami Dade College Hialeah Campus to Host Hernando Alzate Exhibition

Miami Dade College (MDC) Galleries of Art + Design presents Alzate POP: American Icons Tribute, works on canvas and sculptures by Miami-based artist Hernando Alzate. The opening will take place at noon Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the gallery within MDC Hialeah Campus. This exhibition is presented funding support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.


Event Date(s): Thursday, October 01, 2015
MDC North Campus Presents a Talk with Famous Puppeteer Filipo Tirado

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Miami Dade College’s North Campus presents renowned puppeteer Filipo Tirado, creator and voice behind many famous puppets, including Pepe Locuaz, Kilate y Pirita, Don Clorofilo, Doña Chela, and many more. Tirado will discuss his long television career and how he has been able to succeed nearly 50 years as a puppeteer in the Spanish-speaking television industry at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at the campus’ Black Box Theater. This event will be in Spanish only. Free and open to the public.


Event Date(s): Sunday, October 04, 2015 - Friday, January 01, 2016
MDC Museum of Art + Design Presents Maquettes and Sketches by Miami-based Artist Karen Rifas

The Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Museum of Art + Design (MOA+D) announces the opening of Macchietta, a mini retrospective of small-scale maquettes by Miami-based artist Karen Rifas. A Director’s Preview will take place Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6 - 8 p.m. at MOA+D located within the College’s Historic Freedom Tower. The exhibition, in view Sept. 4 through Jan. 31, 2016, and supporting programs are FREE and open the public.





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