Public Programs

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The Lowe Art Museum organizes exhibitions and public programs throughout the year. From workshops and lectures to film screenings and Community Days, there are plenty of ways to engage with the Lowe! To learn more about upcoming programs and events, please visit the Calendar of Events page.

Calendar of Events


Exhibition Openings

The Lowe Art Museum puts on a series of temporary exhibits throughout the year accompanied by exhibitions of our permanent collections. Exhibition openings are hosted year-round, and are meant to engage visitors with artwork, the museum's collection, and the greater Coral Gables community.​

Lowe Connects

The museum brings its gallery talks online and onsite with Lowe Connects. These presentations and discussions offer participants the chance to deeply engage with artists and their work, our collections, and community. Click here to view past Lowe Connects programming. 

Lectures and Discussions

The Lowe Art Museum organizes a variety of engaging lectures and discussions presented by internationally acclaimed artists and scholars.

  • Myrna and Sheldon Palley Glass Artist Lecture Series
    • Sheldon Palley (B.B.A ’56, J.D. ’57) and his late wife Myrna (B. Ed. ’56) were not only pioneers in the realm of contemporary glass collecting but also steadfast supporters of the University of Miami and the Lowe Art Museum. It is thanks to their visionary generosity that, for over a decade, the Lowe's many audiences have been able to enjoy the distinctive Palley Pavilion for Contemporary Ceramics and Studio Glass, in addition to the Palley Glass Artist Lecture Series.


Lowe Ignite is a dynamic and immersive program hosted at the museum, designed to spark creativity and foster meaningful connections within the community. This innovative series brings together artists, lecturers, community leaders, and students to engage visitors with current exhibitions at the Lowe. Through thought-provoking discussions, hands-on activities, and captivating in-gallery demonstrations, Lowe Ignite programs provide a unique opportunity for participants to delve deeper into the world of art.

Slow Looking

Slow Looking with the Lowe is an interactive deep engagement with two works of art, guided by a skilled museum educator. The purpose is to slow down and experience the feelings of calm, centeredness, and insight that come with engaging with art beyond the typical seconds-long attention span. No prior art history knowledge is required to attend and participate.

Family Art Workshops

Family Art Workshops are monthly programs for intergenerational groups designed to offer an opportunity to engage with current exhibitions at the Lowe or delve into the rich stories behind our permanent collection. The museum currently offers two 45-minute artmaking sessions from 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM and 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM.

Beaux Arts Festival of Art

The annual Beaux Arts Festival of Art, Miami's longest-running juried art festival, is held for children and adults to explore art and culture through an array of music, dance, storytelling and hands-on art activities.

Through this festival setting, the Lowe provides an environment for adults and children to experience education together. Creative activities based in the arts and culture serve to strengthen both families and education within the University community and Miami-Dade County. The Beaux Arts Festival of Art has a strong impact on the community by ensuring that quality arts education and cultural experiences are accessible and demonstrate the Lowe’s commitment to serving as both a university and community resource. For over seventy years, the Beaux Arts Festival of Art has been presented to the community free of charge.



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