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Miami Art Week Guide

Miami Art Week Guide

The Scoop On Miami's Art Week Despite COVID-19! Get Your Masks Ready and Check Out What's Going On Around Town.

Art Beat Miami 7th Annual Festival

Wednesday - Sunday

The 7th annual Art Beat Miami is five days of art, culture, food, fashion, and music experience inspired by Haiti and the Caribbean during Art Basel/Miami Art Week. This year, Art Beat Miami will take place virtually from December 2nd to December 6th. In its seventh year, South Floridians and the world will see art from 40 emerging and renowned artists from the Caribbean and around the world. Attendees will feel the beat of Haitian music at the Art Beat Miami online Preview Party featuring KAI headlined by Richard Cave opening the Art Fair on Wednesday, December 2nd. See full schedule here.

Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami

These two art fairs will take place exclusively on Artsy. From December 2nd through the 20th, explore booths, experience our online event, and buy work directly from our roster of 150+ premier galleries on the largest and leading global online marketplace for fine art.

Art Outside

Art Outside is a public art exhibition presented by The Bass, in collaboration with City of Miami Beach Art in Public Places, that offers residents and visitors the opportunity to see and experience a network of public artworks throughout Miami Beach.

The Bass

Wednesday - Sunday 10 am - 5pm

Exhibitions include The Willfulness of Objects, a selection of newly acquired works from The Bass’ collection, Open Storage: Selections from the Collection and Works on Loan and Art Outside.

City of Miami Beach Legacy Purchase Program 2020

Wednesday - Saturday

Three works presented at OVR: Miami Beach will be presented for a public vote. The work with the most votes will be purchased by the City of Miami Beach and inducted into the city’s Art in Public Places collection on Sunday, December 6. Vote online.

Faena Art

The monumental site-specific installation entitled ‘Dreaming with Lions’ by Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea will be located on Miami Beach through Sunday, December 6th.

HistoryMiami Museum

Thursday

In partnership with Iris PhotoCollective, HistoryMiami Museum will present Urban Tranquility: Photographs by C.W. Griffin. The exhibition, featuring the work of C.W. Griffin and curated by Carl Juste, is the exploration of a one-block area of downtown Miami surrounding Government Center, an area that provides both graphic and visual movement and a sense of serenity in the busy urban core. More information here.

ICA Miami

The museum will be open through Sunday, December 6th with extended hours, enhanced cleaning procedures prioritizing the health and safety of visitors and staff, timed tickets, and a limited number of walk-in opportunities available each day. Join ICA Miami and Art Basel December 4th at 2 pm for a special conversation between artist Lyle Ashton Harris and Gean Moreno on the cultural impact of the “Ektachrome Archive,” a body of documentary images that Harris produced in the late-1980s and early-1990s, on view now at ICA Miami. RSVP here.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Thursday - Sunday, 11 am - 5 pm

Be sure to stop by the Miami Beach Botanical Garden to experience this magical oasis, along with live musical performances, sound and media installations and an open-air artisan market.

Miami Beach Urban Studios

Thursday at 7:00 pm

Join MBUS for a virtual viewing of Jennifer Printz newest work that was created during the pandemic. In this installation, she has intersected drawing, photography, and textiles to create poetic skyscapes that capture mankind’s fascination with the sky.

Miami Design Preservation League

Friday - Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm

Featured exhibitions include Women’s Right to Vote, Featured Local Artist: Urban Sketchers and permanent exhibitions of Art Deco, Mediterranean and Miami Modern historic design styles.

Miami New Drama

Thursday - Sunday, 6:30 pm

Miami New Drama presents 7 Deadly Sins, an outdoor, socially distanced and sinfully-safe theatrical experience, presented across seven storefronts along Miami Beach’s historic Lincoln Road. More event details here.

Museum of Art and Design 

Free admission through Sunday

The Body Electric, a major multidisciplinary exhibition that examines humans’ ever-changing relationship with technology and the inescapable interface between our bodies and screens.

Beginning with a pioneering generation of artists active in the 1960s, The Body Electric features remarkably varied works from 59 artists and collectives who use the screen as a place to rethink the body and identity, especially as they relate to questions of gender, sexuality, class, and race.

New World Symphony

Daily, 8 pm - 10 pm

New World Symphony’s violinists, cellists and violists perform for crowds while riding up and down the pedestrian mall on a golf cart.

No Vacancy, Miami Beach

Daily, 12 pm - 9 pm, Self-Guided Tours

The City of Miami Beach presents the launch of No Vacancy, a juried contemporary public art competition that celebrates ten artists in ten of Miami Beach’s famed hotels. “Miami Beach is known internationally as a destination to experience contemporary public art. No Vacancy pushes the boundaries of traditional gallery spaces and invites our residents and visitors to encounter art in our unique hotel properties in a safe setting. As the city revives, this is an opportune moment to celebrate that Miami Beach’s creative community extends to our hospitality community,” said City of Miami Beach Mayor, Dan Gelber.

Olafur Eliasson’s Earth Speakr

Earth Speakr invites residents ofSouth Florida and all over the world to listen to what the next generation has to say about the future of our planet. The artwork promotes cross-generational dialogue at a critical time for Miami Beach in light of rising sea levels.

Oolite Arts

Exhibitions include Idioms and Taxonomies by Oolite artists- in-residence and Materialize, an art shop highlighting small works by South Florida based visual artists.

PRZIM Art Fair

The art fair dedicated to exhibiting international artists from the African Diaspora returns with its eighth edition, taking place through December 21st. PRIZM Art Fair 2020 will be available for online viewing through the PRIZM website and Artsy.net.

Sagamore Hotel

The AFFM Experience - Start the night off with cocktails and fine art and enjoy the rest of the evening with a seated four course concept dinner under the stars curated by Celebrity Chefs, Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth, along star mixologists and a runway show followed with musicians creating the perfect ambiance. Click here for tickets.

The Art hotel presents “Everyone Has a Story to Tell” and “The Gaze” - two exciting art exhibits in the public areas.

19th Annual Sagamore Brunch - This exclusive brunch gathering the elite of the art world is where visual art meets music, dance and fashion. This year is dedicated to Miami Artists and will include three curated exhibits. Click here for tickets.

Scope Art

Wednesday - Sunday

Immersive Miami Beach Part 2 welcomes 34 exhibitors from around the world featuring The New Contemporary, a genre that stands as a critical contribution to both global politics and local community engagement. 

SoundScape Park

Monday - Thursday, 7 pm - 10 pm

Bill Fontana’s Sonic Dreamscape, a sound and video installation commissioned by City of Miami Beach Art in Public Places.

Windows at Walgreens presented by The Bass and Oolite Arts

2300 Collins Avenue - Nicole Salcedo's Wandering Waves presented by The Bass

6700 Collins Avenue - Transformation and Futility: a queer deconstruction of space by Geovanna Gonzalez presented by Oolite Arts

The Wolfsonian-FIU

Thursday - Sunday, 10 am - 6 pm

Exhibiting four new exhibitions, including The New Deal: Art Relief, Art for Justice, You, Me, We, Us: Solidarity in AIDS Graphic Design and Color and Form: American Depression Glass. Admission is free with online ticketed entry.

Wynwood Mural Fest VX 2020

COVID19 can't stop street artists & graffiti heads from painting! The Wynwood Mural fest team will be on-site in Miami to capture + live stream all the action along side a packed cultural program of virtual and hybrid events.

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