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About Amy Rosenberg
Amy Rosenberg is an attorney and arts advocate who founded the Overtown Music Project and the Arsht Center’s young patrons group. She is the co-founder of the environmental non-profit Dream in Green. Amy is a member of Art Basel’s Junior Host Committee and sits on the Board of the Funding Arts Network. She also serves on the New World Symphony’s Friends Committee as well as The Wolfsonian-FIU’s Visionaries Committee.
Artistically Social by Amy Rosenberg: Miami to New York
My husband and I decided to take a babymoon in New York before our next daughter arrives in the early fall. We managed to see a bit of Miami in New York with the exhibit Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist at the Jewish Museum. If you've ever been along Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami and noticed the swirly orange and gray configuration on the sidewalks, that's Roberto Burle Marx!
Artistically Social: The Autumn Art Scene
Locust Projects always pushes the boundaries of the white cube. Last spring, the good people at this alternative space launched Locust Salon Scholars, a series providing the public with the opportunity to learn about contemporary art from leading art professionals. I had the good fortune of attending a Salon featuring Laura Raiffe from Christie's...Pictured: Laura Raiffe, Elizabeth Shannon and Gary Ressler at Locust Salon Scholars series / Carolyn Travis at the PAMM Corporate Lunch
Artistically Social: Ode to Hialeah
Over the last nine months, I watched entirely too much Homeland and scarfed down tomato paste directly from the tube. Oh, and I was pregnant. Now that I have a smiling bundle of joy and a heated wipe warmer, I'm ready to get back into the artistic mix...
Social Studies: FIRE and ICE
For me, the concern about our "creatives" seems to focus heavily on our artistic population (not that there's anything wrong with that). The conversation needs to be expanded. Creatives are not just artists, they are engineers and computer programmers.
Richard Bookman, UM Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, gets this and is one of the geniuses behind The LAB Miami's Annual Hack for Change, a part of National Day of Civic Hacking...
Amy Rosenberg receives Ruth Shack Leadership Award
Earlier this week, SocialMiami contributor Amy Rosenberg received the Ruth Shack Leadership Award at The Miami Foundation's "Leave a Legacy" luncheon. Rosenberg received the award for her accomplishments with the Overtown Music Project (OMP), a non-profit founded by Rosenberg created to celebrate the music, history and spirit of Overtown in its heyday. The following is the speech delivered by Rosenberg upon receiving the award demonstrating clearly why she is one of Miami's rising leaders.
Social Studies: Rising tides and party chatter
Years ago, the artist Olafur Eliasson had a simple idea: take some of the water surrounding Manhattan and raise it up as a waterfall. The project became "The New York City Waterfalls," and generated a meaningful dialogue about water conservation as well as more meaningful engagement with New York City's landscape.
Perhaps Eliasson can bring his brand of activist art to South Florida soon? We're in need of a water intervention...