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Join Frost Art Museum for Slow Art Day, a global event founded in 2010 with a mission to help more people discover the joy of looking at and loving art. 

"Why slow?"

When people look slowly at a piece of art they discover they can see and experience art without the help of experts. Come and immerse yourself in a day filled with art, discovery, and self-expression, featuring performances by Miami-based artists Smita Sen, who explores the relationship between the body and memory through sculpture and technology, and Agua Dulce, a Miami-based artist who uses organic materials to blur the line between the mystical and mundane.


  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Self-guided gallery tours
  • 12:00 – 12:15 pm: Welcome (Classroom)
  • 12:15 – 12:45 pm: Smita Sen, songs to carry with you, Performance (Discover Gallery)
  • 12:45 – 1:00 pm: Tea and Snacks (Classroom)
  • 1:15 – 1:45 pm: Agua Dulce Sound Bowls (Classroom)
  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm: Reflections and Feedback

Featured Artists

Agua Dulce Gloriosa

Portrait of artist Agua Dulce

Agua Dulce is a queer and neurodivergent transdisciplinary artist, energy worker, and community organizer born and based in Miami, FL. Through the use of organic and commonplace materials in their work, they seek to blur the line between the mystical and mundane and expand Latin-American traditions of magical realism. Agua's initiation into sound healing began under the guidance of their mentor, Guadalupe Maravilla, while their apprenticeship with metalworking has developed under the wisdom of Miami-based artist Sterling Rook. Agua was the 2022–23 Narrative Teaching Artist at ICA Miami, as well as a 2023 Ellie's Creator Award recipient for a series in metalworking. They received dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Art History from Florida International University.

Smita Sen

Smita Sen in her artist studio, 2022

Smita Sen (b. 1994) is an artist working with sculpture, dance-based performance, and advanced technology to research how the body internalizes its environment and significant life events. Sen has had solo exhibitions at Recess, the Brooklyn Public Library, and Drew University. Sen’s work has been shown internationally in Dubai, U.A.E, and at venues like the New World Center (Miami, FL), Miami Design District (Miami, FL), Bard College (New York, NY), Flux Factory (New York, NY), Anthology Film Archives (New York, NY), and ISSUE Project Room (New York, NY). Sen has been in-residence at Drew University (2023), the Bakehouse Arts Complex (2022), Recess (2021), and Mildred’s Lane (2018). She is the recipient of the Dance Miami Choreographers Award (2023), the Ellies Creator Award from Oolite Arts (2022) and the Instigator Fellowship from New York University ITP Camp (2018). Sen was a member of NEW INC, the New Museum's incubator (2022-2023). She has given talks and workshops at the New Museum, Columbia University, Bard College, NYU ITP Camp, and LRLX NY. An educator, Sen believes in the power of a collaborative classroom and, from 2019 to 2022, was teaching and designing the Emerging Media program at Choate Rosemary Hall. Sen currently leads Miami-based nonprofit, the Manipura Care Network, and teaches at the Parsons School of Design, The New School.

Slow Art Day at the Frost Art Museum–FIU is dedicated to the memory of Helena Venero.

Slow Art Day 2024