Cuba Art and Architecture Professional Development Workshop

This workshop will provide instruction aligned to the MDCPS curriculum for Visual Arts, Visual Literacy, Social Studies, and History. Private school teachers welcomed. K-12 teachers participate in a curator’s tour of Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile: The Modernist Generation exhibit, followed by a curator’s tour of Cuban Art in the 20th Century: Cultural Identity and the International Avant Garde exhibit. Participants will enjoy a panel discussion session with curators Victor Deupi, Jean-François LeJeune, and Ramon Cernuda from Cernuda Arte.

Teachers must

1) register through the district (MyLearning) for 4 Master Plan Points, and

2) pre-register with CGM by calling Ingrid at 305.603.8067.

Register early and save! Registration fee: $30 / Early Bird Registration (before 01.20.2017): $20



Cuban Art in the 20th Century: Cultural Identity and the International Avant Garde

January 22 – April 23, 2017

The exhibit showcases a magnificent survey of Cuban art from the Colonial era to Contemporary times. With more than 100 works featured, the assemblage brings forth one of the largest art historical compendiums of Cuban art shown in the United States, offering new insights into the relationship between Cuban culture and the rest of the world. The exhibit is curated by Segundo Fernández, attorney, art collector and doctoral candidate in art history, with support from Peter Weishar, Dean of FSU College of Fine Arts; Allys Palladino-Craig, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts; Juan Martínez, Professor Emeritus of FIU; Ramón Cernuda, art collector and Director of Cernuda Arte. This will be its local premiere.

This exhibit is made possible through support from corporations including Withers Transportation, American Airlines, TotalBank, Ytech International, ARHMF | Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri LLP, Sharff, Wittmer, Kurtz, Jackson & Diaz, P.A., Bacardi USA, and Cernuda Arte; and individual donations from Ajit and Maria Alicia Asrani, Karelia Martinez Carbonell and Marino Carbonell, and Carol and Vincent Damian.

Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile: The Modernist Generation  

November 4, 2016 – February 26, 2017

Presented by University of Miami School of Architecture, this scholarly exhibit will be the first to examine the lives and work of mid-20th-century Cuban architects in both Cuba and abroad. Visitors will see original documents, drawings, photographs, letters and other ephemera from public and private collections. Many artifacts come from straight the personal collections of Cuban architects and their families. Lending institutions include CINTAS Foundation, the Bacardi Archives, HistoryMiami, the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami, Miami Dade College, and University of Pennsylvania. Videos will portray the Cuban architects’ private lives, examples of Cuban architecture throughout the island, and details about the events in 1959 that affected the profession and teaching of architecture in Cuba. Co-curated by Victor Deupi and Jean-François Lejeune from University of Miami School of Architecture.

Coral Gables Museum is a 501c3 corporation and the proud recipient of grants from the State of Florida Department of Cultural Affairs, Miami Dade County Cultural Affairs, and the City of Coral Gables.


January 28, 2017

9 Am – 12 PM



285 Aragon Avenue

Coral Gables, FL 33134