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FaenaArt Conversation
We celebrated 10 years of Faena in Buenos Aires in October. During the anniversary, we asked the community to POINT, SHOOT and SHARE their favorite memories with #Faena10 on a social channel of their choosing. We received over 10,000 images and reached our goal of donating 100,000 pesos to the Special Olympics of Argentina.
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MASTER CLASS: ROBERT ZUCKERMAN AND MAYOR LEVINE, TUESDAY, 10/28/14 5PM
Robert Zuckerman tells the story of how, even though he’s paraplegic with a fatal genetic disease and a likely very limited time clock, he remains one of the world’s top ranked photographers on IMDB – the gold standard of the entertainment universe – and how, while he is giving his all to teaching and to […]
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XAVIER CORTADA, ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: LITORAL CREATURES BROWARD COLLEGE ART GALLERY 11.20–12.17.14
Littoral Creatures: An Exhibit by Xavier Cortada Reception: November 20 at 6 pm. The artist will present a lecture co-sponsored by Broward County Public Art and Design Program at 5 pm, immediately preceding the opening reception. The exhibit attempts to draw attention to the rich and precious natural preserves of Broward County’s inter-coastal. Broward College […]
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDENTS PERFORM AT ABILITY EXPLOSION LUNCHEON WITH MAYOR LEVINE AND STEVEN GUTTENBERG 10/17/18
Working with community partners, the Miami Beach Urban Studios offer a unique opportunity for local institutions and CARTA faculty and students to work together to solve local problems.  The flexible spaces at the Urban Studios allow for creative discussion and interaction among a variety of stakeholders.  And as in this case, the proximity of the […]
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PURCHASE AN MBUS T $20!
Support student scholarships and programs at the Miami Beach Urban Studios by purchasing for $20 a beautifully designed 100% cotton t-shirt celebrating the Miami Beach Urban Studios.  Available in multiple sizes—but only in cool, urban, b/w.  Get them for your friends and families!  Support the FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban […]
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JAIME LERNER WITH FIU STUDENTS SUPPORTED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION’S BENJAMIN DE LA PENA AND MATT HAGGMAN 10/13/14
Monday, October 13th, 11AM. Discussion with global architect, urbanist, and leader Jaime Lerner, former mayor of Curitiba, Bra The Miami Beach Urban Studios are a place for collaborative thinking and discussion towards new and innovative solutions.  In an informal conversation with MBUS Leadership Advisory Board member Benjamin de la Peña of the Knight Foundation, Jaime […]
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EXHIBITION OPENING: EGRESS MFA STUDENT WORK 12/1/14 6PM. NICK GILMORE, JOE LOCKE, ANDREW HORTON, GARDNER COLE MILLER
Join us for a reception and opening to coincide with the VIP opening of a new exhibition at David Castillo gallery.
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TUESDAYS WITH JULIAN KREEGER: 11/25/14 7-8:30. TOPIC: STRING QUARTETS AND GUESTS THE AMERNET STRING QUARTET
Please join us for what will certainly be an informational and informal listening event that will engage our wonderful refurbished Wilson Sophia speakers made available to us through the generous assistance of sound consultant Peter McGrath, and Martin Ferrari and Ron Kinnear of Music Systems by Martin Ferrari.    
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NEW GRAMMOPHONE REVIEW: ORLANDO JACINTO GARCIA CD!
Download PDF of Grammophone review here:  TOCC 0239 review Gramophone November 2014. One new review may be found on this RECORDS INTERNATIONAL POST.  A glowing review touching on the way in which Garcia paints with sound may be FOUND HERE by Italian music critic Ettore Garzia in a blog called Percorsi Musicali. Purchase the new […]
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The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios is proud to present the outstanding members of the 2014–15 Leadership Advisory Board.  Thank you for your service to the FIU CARTA students! Ongoing links to member bios: Asi Cymbal Vanessa Grout Alfred Karram, Jr., Chair Michael Larkin Germán Montoya Chad Oppenheim   […]
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PAMM UNDER CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS BY DANIEL AZOULAY, 11/6/14–1/9/15
Join us for a spectacular series of photographs of the PAMM building under construction taken by Photographer Daniel Azoulay.  For more information about Daniel Azoulay see link here.
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ART/LANDSCAPE/ART INCIDENTAL MOSH PIT CONVERSATION. 10.17.14
Students, faculty, fellows, and visitors graciously agreed to participate in a totally spontaneous and somewhat unpredictable but fascinating mash-up conversation/presentation with Landscape Architect Daniel Vasini from the Dutch Landscape Architecture firm, West 8.  Participants included: Alastair Gordon (responsible for bringing Daniel into our midst); Roberto Rovira, Chair of the FIU Department of Landscape Architecture + […]
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RETROSPECTIVE CONCERT: ORLANDO JACINTO GARCIA COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE. THURSDAY, 12/4/14.
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CLICK FOR DETAILS!!
The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios we are doing what we do best, provide a mixture of student exhibitions, performance, and community partnerships on innovative initiatives.  Join the fun!!
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STANDING ROOM ONLY!! AMERNET STRING QUARTET PLAYED BEETHOVEN. 11/6/14 7:30PM
  For more information see the events calendar at the FIU School of Music.
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FERNANDO OSORIO AT THE ASCAP/FIU WORKSHOP FOR SONGWRITERS 11/3–4, 2014
This amazing experience was available to FIU students only!  Information on the application process found here!
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ALEKSEJS NAUMOVS AND KRISTAPS ZRINS EXHIBITION WORLD CITIES: 11.10–11.21.14!
Exhibition opening on 11/10/14.  Come meet the artists! For more information, click these links on Aleksejs Naumovs and Kristaps Zrins.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Social-Media_Basel_thumb.jpg
FaenaArt Conversation
We celebrated 10 years of Faena in Buenos Aires in October. During the anniversary, we asked the community to POINT, SHOOT and SHARE their favorite memories with #Faena10 on a social channel of their choosing. We received over 10,000 images and reached our goal of donating 100,000 pesos to the Special Olympics of Argentina.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/FIU-RZ-MASTER-CLASS-MAYOR-LEVINE-OCTOBER-28-2014-lp-P1040010-SM.png
MASTER CLASS: ROBERT ZUCKERMAN AND MAYOR LEVINE, TUESDAY, 10/28/14 5PM
Robert Zuckerman tells the story of how, even though he’s paraplegic with a fatal genetic disease and a likely very limited time clock, he remains one of the world’s top ranked photographers on IMDB – the gold standard of the entertainment universe – and how, while he is giving his all to teaching and to […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/WEB_CL_2911.jpeg
XAVIER CORTADA, ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: LITORAL CREATURES BROWARD COLLEGE ART GALLERY 11.20–12.17.14
Littoral Creatures: An Exhibit by Xavier Cortada Reception: November 20 at 6 pm. The artist will present a lecture co-sponsored by Broward County Public Art and Design Program at 5 pm, immediately preceding the opening reception. The exhibit attempts to draw attention to the rich and precious natural preserves of Broward County’s inter-coastal. Broward College […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Ability-Explosion-Event-10.17.14.png
SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDENTS PERFORM AT ABILITY EXPLOSION LUNCHEON WITH MAYOR LEVINE AND STEVEN GUTTENBERG 10/17/18
Working with community partners, the Miami Beach Urban Studios offer a unique opportunity for local institutions and CARTA faculty and students to work together to solve local problems.  The flexible spaces at the Urban Studios allow for creative discussion and interaction among a variety of stakeholders.  And as in this case, the proximity of the […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/MBUS-Tshirts.jpg
PURCHASE AN MBUS T $20!
Support student scholarships and programs at the Miami Beach Urban Studios by purchasing for $20 a beautifully designed 100% cotton t-shirt celebrating the Miami Beach Urban Studios.  Available in multiple sizes—but only in cool, urban, b/w.  Get them for your friends and families!  Support the FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Lerner-with-students.png
JAIME LERNER WITH FIU STUDENTS SUPPORTED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION’S BENJAMIN DE LA PENA AND MATT HAGGMAN 10/13/14
Monday, October 13th, 11AM. Discussion with global architect, urbanist, and leader Jaime Lerner, former mayor of Curitiba, Bra The Miami Beach Urban Studios are a place for collaborative thinking and discussion towards new and innovative solutions.  In an informal conversation with MBUS Leadership Advisory Board member Benjamin de la Peña of the Knight Foundation, Jaime […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/MFA-exhibition-final2.jpg
EXHIBITION OPENING: EGRESS MFA STUDENT WORK 12/1/14 6PM. NICK GILMORE, JOE LOCKE, ANDREW HORTON, GARDNER COLE MILLER
Join us for a reception and opening to coincide with the VIP opening of a new exhibition at David Castillo gallery.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/julian-kreeger.png
TUESDAYS WITH JULIAN KREEGER: 11/25/14 7-8:30. TOPIC: STRING QUARTETS AND GUESTS THE AMERNET STRING QUARTET
Please join us for what will certainly be an informational and informal listening event that will engage our wonderful refurbished Wilson Sophia speakers made available to us through the generous assistance of sound consultant Peter McGrath, and Martin Ferrari and Ron Kinnear of Music Systems by Martin Ferrari.    
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Screen-Shot-2014-08-27-at-7.04.50-PM.png
NEW GRAMMOPHONE REVIEW: ORLANDO JACINTO GARCIA CD!
Download PDF of Grammophone review here:  TOCC 0239 review Gramophone November 2014. One new review may be found on this RECORDS INTERNATIONAL POST.  A glowing review touching on the way in which Garcia paints with sound may be FOUND HERE by Italian music critic Ettore Garzia in a blog called Percorsi Musicali. Purchase the new […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Galbut-mixer-11.13.14.png
The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios is proud to present the outstanding members of the 2014–15 Leadership Advisory Board.  Thank you for your service to the FIU CARTA students! Ongoing links to member bios: Asi Cymbal Vanessa Grout Alfred Karram, Jr., Chair Michael Larkin Germán Montoya Chad Oppenheim   […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/PAMM-Under-Construction-Final-Poster.jpeg
PAMM UNDER CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS BY DANIEL AZOULAY, 11/6/14–1/9/15
Join us for a spectacular series of photographs of the PAMM building under construction taken by Photographer Daniel Azoulay.  For more information about Daniel Azoulay see link here.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Daniel-Vasini-10.17.14.png
ART/LANDSCAPE/ART INCIDENTAL MOSH PIT CONVERSATION. 10.17.14
Students, faculty, fellows, and visitors graciously agreed to participate in a totally spontaneous and somewhat unpredictable but fascinating mash-up conversation/presentation with Landscape Architect Daniel Vasini from the Dutch Landscape Architecture firm, West 8.  Participants included: Alastair Gordon (responsible for bringing Daniel into our midst); Roberto Rovira, Chair of the FIU Department of Landscape Architecture + […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Orlando-Retrospective-concert-flyer-final.png
RETROSPECTIVE CONCERT: ORLANDO JACINTO GARCIA COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE. THURSDAY, 12/4/14.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2014-Art-Basel-at-MBUS.png
CLICK FOR DETAILS!!
The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios we are doing what we do best, provide a mixture of student exhibitions, performance, and community partnerships on innovative initiatives.  Join the fun!!
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Amernet-Beethoven.jpg
STANDING ROOM ONLY!! AMERNET STRING QUARTET PLAYED BEETHOVEN. 11/6/14 7:30PM
  For more information see the events calendar at the FIU School of Music.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Osorio-sm.jpg
FERNANDO OSORIO AT THE ASCAP/FIU WORKSHOP FOR SONGWRITERS 11/3–4, 2014
This amazing experience was available to FIU students only!  Information on the application process found here!
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/WORLD-CITIES.jpeg
ALEKSEJS NAUMOVS AND KRISTAPS ZRINS EXHIBITION WORLD CITIES: 11.10–11.21.14!
Exhibition opening on 11/10/14.  Come meet the artists! For more information, click these links on Aleksejs Naumovs and Kristaps Zrins.

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Miami Beach Urban Studios

Mission:  The Miami Beach Urban Studios build upon the mission of the College of Architecture + The Arts by taking advantage of location, facilities, and resources in the heart of Miami Beach to use the power of architecture and the arts to engage local and global communities to create, innovate, and inspire solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems.

Vision:  To build upon the vision of the College of Architecture + The Arts by utilizing the innovation, community engagement, and expertise afforded by its participating faculty members, facilities, and location to be at the forefront of teaching, research, and service in art, design, performance, and communication.

The Miami Beach Urban Studios offers undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to study in one of the most vibrant, artistic urban centers in the world for one semester, while gaining valuable professional experience at design firms, and by working with innovative public, private, and non-profit arts organizations throughout the city.

Located in the iconic Art Deco 420 Lincoln Road building, the Miami Beach Urban Studios give students and faculty access to Miami Beach’s burgeoning arts and design culture. For a brief, early, and growing history of the building click here: 420 Lincoln Road Building History.

The Urban Studios provide expansive space for design and fine arts students, practice and performance spaces for music and theatre students as well expansive gallery/exhibition spaces and classroom space for use by the entire College.  The location is an ideal base for the study in arts, design and performance, for museum and gallery visits, and for exposure to the wealth of arts organizations located in Miami Beach.

The Miami Beach Urban Studios offer a full roster of courses enriched by Miami Beach’s unique artistic, historical, and cultural resources and by the extensive network of noted professionals, artists and performers who serve as visiting critics and mentors.

FIU | College of Architecture + The Arts
The College of Architecture + The Arts engages our local and global communities by deploying the power of architecture + the arts to create, innovate, and inspire solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems. Offering 9 graduate and 8 undergraduate degrees within 7 academic departments, our more than 2,500 majors have the unique experience working with our award-winning faculty, in nationally ranked programs, in the heart of Miami — one of the country’s most vibrant, diverse, and creative cities!

LINK TO A BRIEF TIMELINE OF THE MIAMI BEACH URBAN STUDIOS