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May

Event: Lost Spaces and Stories of Vizcaya
Event Date: 05/05/16 07:30PM
Contact #: 305.860.8423
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Lost Spaces and Stories of Vizcaya is a two-part, year-long exhibition that kicks off on May 5, 2016. In conjunction with Vizcaya’s centennial, Lost Spaces will feature original installations by eleven South Florida artists or collaborative teams commissioned through Vizcaya’s Contemporary Arts Program, all commenting on historical elements of the estate that have been lost to time. Kickoff event admission is $10. Following the kickoff, the exhibit will be open to the public and free with museum admission.
Event: Orchids for Mom
Event Date: 05/07/16 10:00AM
Contact #: 305.860.8423
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Vizcaya's orchid collection followed by a guided activity to prepare a beautiful orchid plant for the moms we love. Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members.<br>
Event: Behind the Velvet Ropes: Secret Door Tour Part 2
Event Date: 05/11/16 07:00PM
Contact #: 305-860-8417
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Ever wondered what may be behind that locked door, or if there are any secret passageways leading through Vizcaya? Join us on a whirlwind tour of some of Vizcaya's doors, passageways, and rooms normally inaccessible to the public as led by Nathaniel Sandler. Two tour times available. Members only.
Event: Wild Vizcaya: Nocturnal Edition
Event Date: 05/13/16 06:00PM
Contact #: 305.860.8423
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Join us, and our team of scientists and experts, for a special night-time event to help identify the many kinds of life in Vizcaya’s pocket of preserved habitat smack in the middle of bustling Miami.
Event: Wild Vizcaya: Bird Edition
Event Date: 05/14/16 06:00AM
Contact #: 305.860.8423
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Join scientist and birder Dr. John Withey for an opportunity to explore the estate before we open, when our feathered residents are most active. Experience Vizcaya’s variety of bird life by wandering along the bay to look for water birds or up on the Garden Mound to find birds perched in the Live Oaks.
Event: Wild Vizcaya: Kid Edition
Event Date: 05/14/16 09:30AM
Contact #: 305.860.8423
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Bring the family to experience wild Vizcaya and discover the site’s biodiversity through this BioBlitz event sponsored by National Geographic. In a BioBlitz, curious “citizen scientists” gather to count as many plants, animals, and other organisms as possible in 24 hours.
Event: Discovering the Fantastical
Event Date: 05/20/16 06:00PM
Contact #: 305.860.8423
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens hosts the official launch and signing for “Robert Winthrop Chanler: Discovering the Fantastic,” the first study of its kind in the past eight years. The book explores the life and work of the elusive muralist responsible for site-specific works at the iconic Miami estate. Tickets are $7 for members and $15 for non-members. All tickets include a discount on book purchases.
Event: Prana Yoga @ Vizcaya
Event Date: 05/29/16 08:30AM
Contact #: 305.860.8417
Location: 3251 South Miami Avenue
Description: Join Prana Yoga's experienced instructors as they guide you through a 60-minute all-level vinyasa class. These classes will be held in various locations throughout Vizcaya. This is a MEMBERS only event.
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