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Pinecrest Gardens is all about ART! Come and enjoy our great exhibits today which range from paintings, drawings, sculptures and more.



                                                                                 La Danse

                                                            by Brazilian Artist Alice Pittaluga




La Danse, by Brazilian artist Alice Pittaluga, is an homage to Henri Matisse's painting from 1910. Ms. Pittaluga was inspired by the dancers from the painting and created these wonderful free flowing sculptures which are located in Pinecrest Gardens' Hammock Pavillion area.

Date: Year-round
Time: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Admission: General Admission $5:00 I Children 2 and under FREE


Santiago Medina

Medina Sculpture

Through February 2017
Outdoor Public Art Exhibition Located at Entrance to the Meadow
Master sculptor Santiago Medina has Italian stainless steel masterpiece sculptures are at marquee public art venues worldwide such as Harvard, Stanford, Tufts, Washington University, Florida International University, Miami Children’s Hospital, historical Biltmore Hotel, Echo Aventura Luxury Condominiums, CES Contemporary Art Museum, Miami Country Day School, Nutibara Sculpture Park, The Parker Company among many others. With Henry Moore he is one of the few sculptors to have a permanent monumental sculpture at Harvard University. He is the only Colombian artist to have a permanent monumental sculpture at Harvard University. His avant-guard sculptures have been displayed in his over 30 year career at major worldwide art fairs such as at New York Context Art Fair, Context Art Miami Fair, Art Basel Week Miami, Wynwood Art Fair, Aqua Art Miami, Houston Art Fair, Palm Beach International Art Fair, Arte Sinfonia Bogota, Miami International Art Fair MIA and Arte America.

Medina summarizes his artistic passion as “ I bring inert stainless steel to life by creating timeless masterpieces full of light and movement for art lovers”. Since studying at Harvard, Medina has been a pioneer in the innovative use of advanced 3D imaging CT and MRI in the creation of unique sculptures. Therefore, Medina brings powerful artistic expression, technological sophistication and physician sensitivity to his beautiful artwork. This uniqueness allows him to create vibrant timeless masterpieces that will transcend generation.


Xavier Cortada
Xavier Cortada "Seahorses"

an exhibit by Xavier Cortada.

On exhibit April 1st through 30th

Join us for the exhibit opening and artist meet and greet as we launch “Seahorses: Magical Creatures in Our Backyard” Thursday, April 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Project Seahorse is a marine conservation group dedicated to securing a world where marine ecosystems are healthy and well-managed.  

Their “Seahorses: Magical Creatures in Our Backyard” initiative aims to build awareness about seahorses and other syngnathids in Biscayne National Park and inspire residents of Miami-Dade County to take action to protect the park and their oceans.

Click here for more. Xavier Cortada serves as Artist-in-Residence at FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts.  The Miami artist has created environmental installations (North Pole and South Pole), eco-art projects (Taiwan, Hawaii and Holland), and community murals addressing peace (Cyprus and Northern Ireland), child welfare (Bolivia and Panama), AIDS (Switzerland and South Africa) and juvenile justice concerns (Miami and Philadelphia). Cortada has developed multi-year participatory eco-art efforts to reforest mangrovesnative trees and wildflowers across Florida. See for more information.