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The City of Pembroke Pines and the Frank Art Gallery are pleased to present 'On the Samara's Wing: Ethnobotanical Negotiations of Cultural Space. On the Samara's Wing will be on display from October 21, 2021 – January 23, 2022.

The City of Pembroke Pines and Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery present On the Samara's Wing, an exhibition that focuses on artists who explore immigration, diaspora, transnational identity, race and belonging through dramatic allegories of landscape, botany, textiles and organic materials. Exhibiting artists include John Alleyne, Edouard Duval-Carrié, Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Rhea Leonard, T. Eliott Mansa, Lisyanet Rodriguez and Onajídé Shabaka.

In the Third Space Gallery at The Frank, Green Space Initiative grantee recipient Alma Leiva is exhibiting her photography series Celdas. The Frank Aisles is also hosting a solo exhibition by photographer Love Soulèy.

The Opening Reception for On the Samara's Wing will take place on Thursday, October 21 2021 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Free to the public. Complimentary refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

MASK REQUIRED. For more information, visit www.ppines.com/coronavirus

In celebration of On the Samara's Wing, The Frank is hosting free art workshops and a panel discussion. View The Frank's event listings here! For additional free art education content please visit our virtual classroom here!

This program is presented by The City of Pembroke Pines and The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Funding for this organization is provided in part by Broward County Cultural Division, Culture Builds Florida, Hello Sunny-Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center and Visitors Bureau and National Endowment for the Arts.
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