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Free arts family fun with trio of FIU museums

Florida International University’s trio of arts museums are joining forces for virtual family fun.

They are offering “3 X 3 X 3: Inside/Outside,” a free weekend series that kicks off at 1 p.m. Oct. 10.

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The three museums affiliated with FIU are: The Art Museum on the school’s main campus, and The Wolfsonian and Jewish Museum of Florida, both on Miami Beach.

Kicking off the series is The Wolfsonian. The museum’s educators will guide families through virtual interactive activities. Using their extensive collection as inspiration, the hourlong session will explore the paradox between outward appearances and inside reality: from a piece of fruit, to a book, even to you, the participant!

To prepare, make sure you have colored pens, colored craft paper, scissors and pipe-cleaners handy. You’ll need them to make a globe that demonstrates how what we show others isn’t always the full picture.

Click here to RSVP and receive the link to participate virtually.


Florida Grand Opera, New World Symphony and The Rhythm Foundation are just some of the musical organizations rebroadcasting their performances via social media. Click here for details and where to watch.

The Perez Art Museum Miami remains closed but its virtual Second Saturday programming continues. Miami-based artists lead interactive workshops for arts enthusiasts. Click here for details on this weekend’s event.

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Josie Gulliksen

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Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Edible South FL, Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today covering the arts community and restaurant scene and served as Calendar Editor. She has also worked in public relations for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, in travel and tourism for Newman PR and at the Miami Science Museum. She has written for Florida Travel + Life Magazine, Florida Monthly Magazine,, Indulge Miami and MiamiCurated.

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