• Melissa Honeyrrose

MUCE Arts & Culture Festival

DISPERSED: A MYTHOLOGICAL JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE WHERE BLACK GODS, BLACK MERMAIDS & THE ANCESTORS COME TO LIFE.


Happening at the 5th Annual MUCE ARTS & CULTURE FESTIVAL

presented by MUCE during Miami Art Week, in collaboration with MUCE EDUCATES with support from the GMCVB Art of Black Miami


Opening Reception

Wednesday, December 3, 2020 | 6PM – 10PM


Gallery Hours

Thursday - Sunday

11AM -2PM (FREE) 6PM-10PM ($10)


All events take place at:

MUCE CAMPUS: 246 NW 54th Street, Miami 33127




MUCE Arts & Culture Festival

Schedule of events:


Wednesday 12.2.20

Vibe Wednesdays Kick-off

8am – 1pm | Morning Session: yoga classes, meditation & more

6pm – 9pm | Evening Session: Art Class + Open mic presented by Vibe Wednesdays

Free - $17 | Purchase Tickets Here

Thursday 12.3.20

Opening Art Reception: Dispersed

6pm- 10pm

Featured Visual Artists: Claudia Apaid, Nate Dee, Annick Duvivier, and Sona

with site specific performances by : Lucner Bruno, Randolph Ward, CC Glitzer

Feature Florist: Dolly's Florist

$10 | Purchase Tickets Here.

Friday 12.4.20

Artist Talk

12pm – 1pm | Enjoy a curated tour and talk with artist of Dispersed

Free | RSVP here.


Friday 12.4 | 6PM - 8PM

Black Feminist Zine FairPresented by University of Miami’s & (f)empower

A zine fair highlighting the stories of black women and LGBTQ people throughout history.

Free | RSVP here


Saturday 12.5 | 12PM -8PM

#ILUVSUSHI DAY PARTY

Special Guest: Rapper Trina Rockstar

Tickets: $20++ | purchase here


Sunday 12.6 | 3PM – 9PM

MUCE OPEN-AIR MARKET – Miami Art week Edition

Enjoy a special MUCE Open-Air Market. Circulate your dollar with local vendors. Enjoy live music and more.

Free | RSVP here.


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Miami, Fla. – The Miami Urban Contemporary Experience (MUCE) showcases a multiverse of visual & performing artists in the art exhibition DISPERSED, premiering at the 5th annual MUCE Arts & Culture Festival. In collaboration with MUCE EDUCATES and with support from the GMCVB Art of Black Miami, MUCE Arts & Culture Festival occurs during the highly anticipated Miami Art Week & former Art Basel weekend, December 3-6, 2020 at the MUCE Campus, located at 246 NW 54th Street, Miami. Morning Gallery Hours are open & free to the public. RSVP here.


The Dispersed art exhibition invites art lovers to dive into a mythological journey to the center of the universe where Black Gods (Orishas), mermaids, and the ancestors await their return. An artistic reverence to the lost souls at sea and the strange fruit of poplar trees; this exhibit is an astounding celebration of Black excellence & resilience. Dispersed is a visual gift from the ancestors curated by Bart Mervil. The exhibition features visual artists: Annick Duvivier, Sona, Nate Dee, Carla Jamieson and Claudia Apaid. During the opening reception guests will enjoy performances by: Lucner Bruno, Randolph Ward, CC Glitzer, Ja’Nia Harden, Ricky Danco Dance Ensemble, and Afro-Mermaid. Performances happen only Thursday, December 3rd from 8pm – 9:30pm. Tickets are $10 | Purchase here.


Sona , Unburdening Acrylic on canvas 36x60" | 2019

Festival goers are encouraged to support visual artists with a purchase of original artwork or merchandise. A Pop-in Preview will be available on Wednesday, December 2nd during Vibe Wednesdays. Masks are required to enter the venue. For more information, vendor/sponsorship opportunities, to schedule a school field trip or press credentials, please contact Ashlee Thomas at ashlee@muce305.org or 305.890.2121.


MUCE Arts & Culture Festival is made possible with support from: MUCE EDUCATES, The James S and John L. Knight Foundation, GMCVB Art of Black Miami, To Higher Company LLC, and Style Luxe Expo.

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