Featured Videos: Beyond the Arsht Center Stage

Student musicians jam with the stars at Jazz Roots Sound Check

Posted on 01/31/2024

We love enhancing the learning process through the power of the performing arts! At every Jazz Roots concert, the Arsht Center gives students a FREE behind-the-scenes musical experience, access to a working sound check with major artists, a lecture and jam session, and tickets to enjoy the show. More than 15,000 high school music students have participated in the program since its creation in 2008. Click here to support arts education today.

Arsht in the Community

Posted on 01/03/2024

The Arsht Center is proud to continue fulfilling its mission to bring the arts directly to YOU for free at various locations throughout the South Florida community. Here’s a look at the fun, and we look forward to welcoming everyone at the next event this season.

Behind the Scenes: Making of The Busy Bees’ Great Adventure

Posted on 12/13/2023

Get a look behind the scenes of the world premiere of The Busy Bees’ Great Adventure, commissioned and produced by the Arsht Center. Go on a journey through the creation process of how this environmental musical came to life, from the energetic rehearsals and vibrant costumes to the live performances that impacted more than 20,000 Miami-Dade students. Don't miss out on the buzz! Click here to see your generosity in action.

Art + Mind Day at the Arsht Center

Posted on 10/10/2023

Join us as we look back at our inaugural Art + Mind Day. This free community event welcomed hundreds to enjoy a full day filled with music, dance, visual arts and immersive experiences that connected the mind, body and soul. To learn more about the Center’s community events, visit arshtcenter.org/community.

Ocean Lives There – Musical Composition with Greater Miami Youth Symphony

Posted on 10/03/2023

The Arsht Center and Greater Miami Youth Symphony created their first family-friendly musical composition, “The Ocean Lives There,” a celebration of life in the Tropics. Entirely Florida made, the original score draws inspiration from a picture book by Miami author M.J. Fievre and is composed by Broward native Ethan Soledad for the Greater Miami Youth Symphony. The piece celebrated its world premiere in April 2023 as part of the Arsht Center’s signature free Family Fest series.

AileyCamp Miami Celebrates 15 Years

Posted on 08/04/2023

The Arsht Center’s award-winning six-week summer camp, AileyCamp Miami, came to a spectacular conclusion in late July with a final performance titled, “Rising for Tomorrow.” Family, friends and the community at large celebrated AileyCamp Miami’s 15th anniversary, along with the achievements of more than 1,400 youth whose lives have been transformed as a result of the camp. Help build AileyCamp Miami’s future at arshtcenter.org/supportacm.

Stage to Classroom – Arsht Center’s Arts Education Programs are Everywhere

Posted on 06/07/2023

As we finish another school year, the Arsht Center has brought the arts into the lives of more than 80,000 students. Here’s a look at our programs - in-person at the Arsht Center, in the classrooms and virtually everywhere. We look forward to doing it again next year, but in the meantime we wish all students and teachers a great summer!

Learn more: www.arshtcenter.org/education/students-and-teachers

Arsht Center’s 17th Anniversary Gala

Posted on 04/12/2023

The Arsht Center celebrated its 17th Anniversary Gala: Labyrinth of Enchantment on April 1, 2023. The Center’s marquee philanthropic event united more than 250 community leaders in support of the Center’s mission-driven arts education and community engagement programs. Guests were treated to a masquerade featuring a dramatic flamenco performance by Miami local and two-time Latin Grammy® nominee Siudy Garrido. Hit play to get a glimpse of the fun!

Arsht Center’s Paid Internship Program

Posted on 04/11/2023

The Arsht Center’s paid internship program is like no other. Click play to see our interns in action and learn more about the different positions available at the Center. Applications for fall 2023 will be available this summer.

Visit arshtcenter.org/internships for more info.

Accessing the Arts – Children’s Showcase

Posted on 03/07/2023

Accessibility takes center stage! As one of the Arsht Center’s longest-running arts education programs, Accessing the Arts offers inclusive transformational and cultural arts experiences for students of all ages and abilities. Learn more: Accessing the Arts | Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County - Adrienne Arsht Center

William Kentridge’s The Head & The Load

Posted on 01/04/2023

Take a look back at our presentation of William Kentridge’s The Head & The Load. The epic theatrical experience was a highlight of Miami Art Week 2022 and also featured free community workshops.

What do you love about the Arsht Center?

Posted on 12/01/2022

Welcome back, South Florida! As we kicked off a new arts season, guests shared what they love about the Arsht Center. We're truly touched and thankful for the outpouring of love and support for the arts.

I am Me at the Adrienne Arsht Center

Posted on 04/04/2022

I am Me begins as a traveling play designed to be performed at every high school in Miami-Dade County. In the mixed-media theatrical work, six young people share what it’s like for them to be teenagers in 21st century Miami. Delivering lyrical monologues against a backdrop of oceanic images and vibrant music, the characters express their fears, frustrations and triumphs as they navigate the rough terrain of adolescence in a city whose future is as uncertain as their own.

Accessing the Arts - Adults

Posted on 03/16/2022

Accessibility takes center stage! As one of the Arsht Center’s longest-running arts education programs, Accessing the Arts offers inclusive transformational and cultural arts experiences for students of all ages and abilities.

The Arsht Center's 15th Season - A Video Yearbook

Posted on 01/20/2022

Our 2020-2021 season was unique and action-packed! Watch our video yearbook to relive a few exciting Arsht Center highlights.

Technical Theater Apprenticeship Program

Posted on 03/16/2021

A glimpse into the Arsht Center’s Technical Theater Apprenticeship Program as told by the apprentices – hit play to watch them in action! This paid, three-year program was designed to introduce young residents of Miami-Dade County, from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented communities, to a professional career in technical theater and to promote greater diversity in the industry. Many thanks to the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Family Foundation, The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida for their ongoing support.

The Arsht Center's 14th Season - A Video Yearbook

Posted on 01/15/2021

Our 14th season was simply unforgettable (to say the least)! Watch our video yearbook to relive a few exciting Arsht Center highlights along with challenging moments we overcame thanks to our supportive community. We can’t wait to welcome you back!

AileyCamp Miami lights up the Miami Heat Halftime Show!

Posted on 03/04/2020

The Arsht Center's very own AileyCamp Miami alums lit up the court recently when they performed during a Miami Heat halftime show in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Watch the video above to get a glimpse of their once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Celebrating our 5 Millionth Guest!

Posted on 02/19/2020

The Arsht Center reached a special milestone recently as we celebrated our 5 millionth guest during a production of Zoetic Stage’s American Son – a play by Miami, for Miami and about Miami. Meet our VIP as she shares why the arts are vital to our community.

The Search for Miami's 2020 Skyline Dancer!

Posted on 2/03/2020

AileyCamp Miami alumni Mack Bell and Kiauni Garrison will be part of the downtown skyline for the rest of 2020 as the featured Skyline Dancers on the side of the InterContinental Miami! Here’s a look at their journey to this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Take a tour of the Arsht Center!

Posted on 02/03/2020

Did you know that we offer regularly scheduled tours for free every Monday and Saturday at noon? Get a truly behind-the-scenes look at the architecture, history and renowned artwork on display at the Arsht Center—no reservation needed!

Happy New Year from the Arsht Center!

Posted on 12/27/2019

What are some of your New Year’s resolutions? Our Arsht Center staff members shared some goals they’ve laid out for 2020 and beyond.

The Arsht Center's 13th Season: Simply Unforgettable!

Posted on 10/04/2019

We packed so many moments of joy, entertainment, learning and community pride in the past 365 days at the Arsht Center.

Free Gospel Sundays inspires Miami

Posted on 10/03/2019

Free Gospel Sundays inspires the faithful in South Florida.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with John Leguizamo!

Posted on 09/13/2019

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Kitty Hawk STEAM workshops help students soar

Posted on 08/28/2019

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Musical theater workshop inspires kids!

Posted on 08/28/2019

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Behind the Scenes of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ at the Arsht Center

Posted on 07/12/2019

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10(ish) Questions with President and CEO Johann Zietsman!

Posted on 05/14/2019

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The Arsht Center celebrates sisterhood on International Women's Day!

Posted on 03/08/2019

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Black History comes to life through Henry “Box” Brown

Posted on 02/22/2019

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The Arsht Center’s Carnival Tower comes alive with mural by Eduardo Kobra

Posted on 01/18/2019

Watch the video to see Kobra’s thoughts on the mural and get a glimpse of its special unveiling on the Thomson Plaza for the Arts.

Arts Season kicks off with ARTSLAUNCH2018

Posted on 10/17/2018

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Standing ovation for the Arsht Center's 12th season!

Posted on 09/28/2018

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One program can make a world of difference!

Posted on 09/18/2018

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How the Center’s new STEAM-powered musical prepared for takeoff

Posted on 09/07/2018

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Party with Purpose: Arsht Center's CommuniTea Dance

Posted on 06/25/2018

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In Their Own Words: Fifth-Graders Review Rock Odyssey

Posted on 6/05/2018

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Inside the Arsht Center's 12th Annual Gala

Posted on 04/03/2018

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Miami's Young Poets Take Center Stage at the 10th Annual Piano Slam

Posted on 03/06/2018

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10 Years of Partnership Beyond the Stage with Alvin Ailey

Posted on 02/25/2018

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Here's to Love! Happy Valentine's Day!

Posted on 02/13/2018

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Celebrating the Center’s President & CEO for a Decade of Leadership

Posted on 02/08/2018

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Story Pirates at the Arsht Center

Posted on 01/30/2018

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Arsht Center's Give Miami Day Celebration Raises Record-Breaking $134,091 for Arts Education

Posted on 12/14/2017

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A City Transformed: How the Arts Have Shaped Miami

Posted on 12/11/2017

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Bustin' a Move at Breakin' Convention Miami 2017

Posted on 11/17/2017

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Kitty Hawk takes Miami-Dade County's Seventh Grade Students on a musical flight with the Wright Brothers!

Posted on 10/16/2017

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Making Headlines Around the World!

Posted on 10/03/2017

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Celebrating Milestones!

Posted on 06/20/2017

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What happens when you mix classical music and hip-hop dance on one stage?

Posted on 05/31/2017

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