SocialMiami’s Art Basel 2014 Event Guide
Art’s winter playground, Art Basel Miami Beach, returns to welcome art lovers to the favorite winter meeting place for the international artworld, presenting artwork from across the globe. With miles of sandy beaches dotted with classic Art Deco architecture, world-class art museums and a glittering nightlife, Miami Beach ranks among America’s most iconic cities. During Art Basel, it embraces the artworld with special exhibitions at museums and galleries across the city, creating a dense and dynamic cultural event.
SocialMiami’s Art Basel 2014 Guide once again provides vital details for navigating the multitude of satellite exhibitions, fairs and non-stop festivities that erupt with excitement throughout the entire city leading up to and during the week-long event. What to Know and Where to Go…
Monday, December 1, 6 – 10 pm
The interactive space of Pop-Up Street Art will spotlight the work of world renowned artists and raise funds for the restoration of one of Miami’s most iconic buildings. Hosted by the Art |History Mural Project Exhibition, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Friends of Miami Marine Stadium, families are encouraged to attend as children will be invited to assist in the creation of large-scale murals. Show Dates/Hours: December 1-7, 10am-10pm. Free and open to the general public. Opening reception by invitation only, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miami Marine Stadium
5 NW 36th Street, at North Miami Avenue, Midtown Miami
Monday, December 1, 6:30 – 10 pm
The first yearly Miami Photo Salon is an encounter to celebrate photography. Open to everyone, the Festival will take celebrate the work of artists, professional and students in a 4,000 square-foot exhibition hall. Exhibit Dates/Hours: December 2-4, 11am-9pm / December 5, 9:30am-9pm. Tickets: $6-$75
Kaplan Hall / Wolfson Auditorium
Temple Israel of Greater Miami,
137 NE 19th Street, Miami
Breakfast – Tuesday, December 2, 9 – 10:30 am
Cocktails & Shopping – Wednesday, December 3,
Day of Beauty – Thursday, December 4,
Harper’s BAZAAR returns to Miami for the third year with both public and private programming featuring fashion and international beauty brands. The Day of Beauty returns with enhanced interactive programming to present a curated collection of brands and experiences. Show Dates/Hours: Dec ember 3-5, 11am-6pm. Open to the public with RSVP.
Soho Beach House
4385 Collins Avenue, 8th floor, Miami Beach
Tuesday, December 2, 4 – 8 pm
SELECT 2014, curated by Tim Goossens, will feature over 50 international and national galleries exhibiting work by artists ranging from emerging to mid-career. In addition to a 35,000 square foot tent located in the newly renovated North Shore Park, SELECT will take over the North Shore Bandshell amphitheater and the adjacent Unidad Building for a series of VIP programs and live performance. SELECT 2014 is publicly endorsed by Mayor Phillip Levine. Fair Dates/Hours: Dec 3-6, 11am-8pm / Dec 7, 11am-6pm. Admission is free.
73rd and Collins Ave, Miami Beach
Tuesday, December 2, 5:30 – 10 pm
Among the leading international contemporary and modern art fairs, Art Miami presents its 25th edition showcasing the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. Art Miami’s collaboration with a selection of the world’s most respected galleries and its World-famous stylish gallery-like décor make this is a “can’t miss” event for serious collectors, curators, museum directors and interior designers. Fair Dates/Hours: December 3 – 7, 11am – 8pm. Tickets: $15 - $105, sold online one month prior to fair dates and onsite at the Box Office during show hours.
The Art Miami Pavilion
3101 N.E. 1st Avenue
Wynwood Art District
Tuesday, December 2, 5:30 – 10 pm
CONTEXT continues its success in 2014 by expanding and redesigning the fair with 78 international galleries from 20 countries and more than 460 artists from 43 countries. CONTEXT is dedicated to the development and reinforcement of emerging and mid-career artists. Features to include a series of solo artist projects, curated spaces, special projects, conversations and events. VIP Cardholders and Accredited Press may attend the VIP Preview to benefit the Pérez Art Museum and Miami Light Project. Fair Dates/Hours: Dec 3-6, 11am-8pm / Dec 7, 11am-6pm. Tickets: $15 - $105.
2901 NE 1st Avenue, Wynwood
Tuesday, December 2: Collectors Preview 12 – 6 pm | Vernissage 6 – 8 pm
Many of the world’s top galleries gather at Design Miami to present museum-quality exhibitions of 20th and 21st Century furniture, lighting and objets d’art. A marketplace for design, the show balances exclusive commercial opportunities with progressive cultural programming. Preview Day and Vernisssage by invitation only. For invitation inquiries please email email@example.com. Show Dates/Hours: Dec 3 - 4, 10am-8pm / Dec 5, 11am-8pm / Dec 6, 12-8pm / Dec 7, 12-6pm. Tickets: One day general admission $20 - $25.
Adjacent to Miami Beach Convention Center
Meridian Avenue & 19th Street, Miami Beach
Tuesday, December 2: Brunch 12 – 4 pm | General VIP & Press 4 – 8 pm
Returning for its 14th year, SCOPE Miami Beach’s monumental pavilion will again be situated on historic Ocean Drive. Over 100 Exhibitors and 20 selected Breeder Program galleries will present groundbreaking work and visitors will enjoy SCOPE’s special programming, encompassing music, design and fashion, screenings and special events over the course of 6 days. SCOPE Miami opens to VIPs and Press on Tuesday, December 2nd for the Platinum Preview and First View event. Fair Dates/Hours: December 3 - 7, 11 am - 8 pm. Tickets: $20 - $150.
910 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Tuesday, December 2, 6 – 8 pm
At this year’s Design Miami, LAFFANOUR – Galerie Downtown / Paris will present an exceptional lineup of rare work by Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Serge Mouille and Jean Royère. The gallery’s display is reflective of its commitment to promoting architects’ furniture designs and its vision rooted in the rapprochement between different art forms and shared by artists and designers of the 1950s. For invitation inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org. Show Dates/Hours: Dec 3 - 4, 10am-8pm / Dec 5, 11am-8pm / Dec 6, 12-8pm / Dec 7, 12-6pm. Tickets: One day general admission $20 - $25.
Meridian Avenue and 19th Street, Miami Beach
Tuesday, December 2, 6 – 10 pm
This 8th edition of the Red Dot Art Fair builds upon its reputation for diversity by offering a unique selection of approximately 60 galleries exhibiting contemporary painting, sculpture, photography and secondary market . Red Dot Art Fair focuses on galleries specializing in emerging, mid-career and established artists that present work of lasting value. The opening reception will benefit Center for Autism & Related Disabilities of Miami. Fair Dates/Hours: Dec 3, 11am-5pm / Dec 4 - 6, 11am-8pm / Dec 7, 11-6pm. Tickets: One day pass: $15 / Week Pass $25.
3011 N.E. 1st Avenue (corner of N.E. 31st Street), Midtown Miami
Tuesday, December 2, 7 pm
A series of new work by Miami-based artist Yuri Tuma, “Departure” represents a literal departure from the intricate, ornate mosaics of his earlier collections. In this exhibition the artist explores materiality, motion and color in re-shaped and re-contextualized photographs. Gallery hours: Wednesday and Fridays, 12pm-5pm, or by appointment. Free and open to the public.
2930 NW 7th Avenue, Miami
Tuesday, December 2, 7 – 9 pm
ICA Miami’s Opening Celebration is the official kick-off event for Miami Art Week and celebrates the momentous occasion of the museum’s inaugural exhibitions dedicated to international artists Pedro Reyes and Andra Ursuta. Exhibition Dates/Hours: From December 3, Tuesday – Sunday, 11am-7pm. Celebration Event open to ICA Members. Institute admission is free.
Institute of Contemporary Art
4040 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami
Wednesday, December 3, 10 am
Unique among the satellite fairs, INK Miami’s focus is on modern and contemporary works on paper by internationally renowned artists. Sponsored by the International Fine Print Dealers Association, exhibitors are selected from among Association members for their outstanding ability to offer collectors a diverse survey of 20th century masterworks and recently-published editions by leading contemporary artists. Fair Dates/Hours: Dec 3, 12-5pm / Dec 4, 10am-5pm / Dec 5-6, 10am-8pm / Dec 7, 10am-3pm.
Suites of Dorchester Hotel
1850 Collins Avenue (19th Street), Miami Beach
Private View – Wednesday, December 3, 11 am – 8 pm (by invitation only)
Vernissage – Thursday, December 4, 11am – 3pm (by invitation only)
Art Basel Miami Beach, undeniably the most prestigious art show in the Americas, combines an international selection of exciting works by world-renowned artists and top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover events featuring music, film, architecture and design. Art Basel continues to innovate, expanding its platform for new artists who represent the vanguard of the visual arts. With its world-class art museums and private collections, plus a vibrant gallery scene, Miami Beach provides visitors a wealth of opportunities to view some of the finest examples of Modern and contemporary art. Guided tours of Art Basel Miami Beach by established art critics of ArtNexus in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Russian and German are available daily during show hours. Reservations: Maria Sol Romero, (786) 406-3177, email@example.com. Show Dates/Hours: Dec 4, 3-8pm / Dec 5-6, 12-8pm / Dec 7, 12-6pm. Tickets: $13 - $100. For advanced group and school-group sales: Miami Beach Convention Center box office (786) 276-2611 or Colony Theatre box office, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL 22139.
Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach
Wednesday, December 3, 11am – Noon
Monday, December 8, time TBA
Sculpt Miami showcases outstanding large-scale indoor and outdoor sculptures by prominent modern artists from around the world. It focuses on the newest aesthetic tendencies in contemporary sculpture highlighting innovative techniques and the use of original materials. Completely dedicated to showcasing contemporary sculpture, it is a vital source for art lovers who wish to discover new developments in modern sculpting. Fair Dates/Hours: December 4 - 7, 11am-8pm. Admission is free.
46 N. 36th Street, Wynwood Art District
Wednesday, December 3, 3 – 10 pm
Aqua Art 2014 features 46 exhibitors from North and South America, Europe and Asia with a dynamic range of high-quality art in all media from painting, photography and works on paper to design, sculpture, installation, video and multimedia art. Innovative interdisciplinary programming, multimedia installations and other happenings will create an immersive experience for fair goers. Show Dates/Hours: Dec 4,12-9pm / Dec 5-6, 11am-9pm / Dec 7, 11am-6pm. Tickets: $10- $75,
1530 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Wednesday, December 3, 6 – 10 pm
Leonardo Hidalgo, alongside designer and artist Lauren Moshi, presents Candy Land, a series of 40 paintings of her new series, “Emptiness”. Reception by invitation only. One day only POP UP shop of the brother and sister’s fine art and high fashion inspired clothing line. Contact for more information.
Lou La Vie Gallery
144 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 113, Miami
Wednesday, December 3, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Peroni Nastro Azzurro launches ITALIANY by Alexo Wandael, a visual celebration of talented and influential Italians in the United States, manifested through a series of bold black-and-white portraits. The exhibition spotlights their stories and their impact on style and culture. Free to the public.
The James Royal Palm Hotel
1545 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Wednesday, December 3, 9 pm – 2 am
Art fuses with fashion, film and music at FUSION MIA. The Pop Up Gallery, curated by N’Namdi, will feature world renowned African American artists. Programming to include VIP tours, workshops, art talks with featured Master Artists, private receptions and more. FUSION MIA was conceived to bring more attention and business opportunities to African and Caribbean Diaspora’s modern and contemporary emerging artists. Show Dates/Hours: Dec 3-4, 10am-10pm / Dec 5, 6-10pm (Award Dinner & Party) / Dec 6-7, 10am-10pm. Exhibit is free and open to the public.
N,W, 2nd Avenue and N,W, 22nd Street
Wynwood Art District, Miami
Wednesday – Sunday, December 3 – 7, 9am – 4pm
Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict …Abstract Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros collection includes 110 pieces by 72 artists from different generations and latitudes who share their interpretations and philosophies of abstraction. This exhibit explores Abstraction as an aesthetic category instead of as a movement or trend, and will also be the first ever curated by CIFO itself. Show Dates/Hours: December 3-7, 11am-6pm. Admission is free and open to the public.
1018 North Miami Avenue, Miami
Opening Preview – Wednesday, December 3, 6 – 9 pm
Sneak Peak Preview Performance – Saturday, December 6, 2 pm and 5:30 pm
SPECTRUM Miami, a juried, contemporary art fair, features an international slate of top galleries and artists along with live performances, curated Art Lab projects and late night parties. Cirque du Soleil will present two sneak peak previews of Amaluna, one of its newest touring shows, in front of SPECTRUM. Special surprise performances will also take place inside the SPECTRUM tent at 6, 7 and 8 pm. Show Dates/Hours: Dec 4-6, 1-9pm / Dec 7, 12-6pm. Tickets: $7.50 - $25, Children under 15 free.
3011 NE 1st Avenue at NE 30th Street, Wynwood
Opening Reception – Wednesday, December 3, 7 – 11 pm
Breakfast al Fresco – Friday, December 5, 10 – 11:30 am
One Way: Peter Marino explores the architect’s multifaceted relationship with art. GOLD features artworks by contemporary artists who physically or conceptually utilized gold in their practice. PUBLIC presents over 26 large-scale sculptures and installations by leading and emerging international artists. Reception open to Bass Museum of Art Members, Art Basel VIPs and Exhibitors, Design Miami VIPs and Exhibitors. Breakfast free for members at the $250 level, all others $20. Reservations required. Tours offered daily, free with museum admission. Galleries Extended Hours: Dec 3, 4, 6, 7, 10am-5pm / Dec 9, 10am-9pm
Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Wednesday – Monday, December 3 – December 8
The Margulies Collection’s current exhibition, curated by Katherine Hinds, includes new works of sculpture, photography, video and painting, as well as the collection’s permanent installations. Special Exhibition: Foto Colectania Foundation, Barcelona, Spain, Chema Madoz. Extended hours during Art Week: Dec 3, 3-6pm / Dec 4-7, 9am-4pm / Dec 8, 9am-2pm. Admission: $5-$10, State of Florida students with valid ID, free. All proceeds go directly to the Lotus House Shelter for Homeless Women and Children.
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse
591 N.W. 27th Street, Wynwood Art District
December 3, 2014 – January 31, 2015
The exhibition MASTERS will feature 100+ selected artworks from world-renowned Modern and Contemporary Masters such as Fernando Botero, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Pierre Renoir and Sophia Vari among many others. Housing master works from Latin American, Modern and Contemporary artists, the gallery stands out as one of the most important in the world. Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10am-6pm.
Gary Nader Art Centre
62 NE 27th Street, Wynwood
Thursday, December 4
Life and Death and PLOT present their 3rd annual showcase of a very select group of artists and labels from the music industry. For the first time they join forces with long time Miami Indie trailblazers Poplife and Miami’s longest running house music party Aquabooty for a unique 10 hour, multi-sensory experience. Tickets: $45
697 N. Miami Avenue, Miami
Thursday, December 4, 9 am – 1 pm
PULSE Miami Beach: A series of audience-engaging large-scale sculptures, installations and performances. PULSE combines thoughtfully curated exhibitions with an evolving series of programming which reflects the fair’s commitment to making the visitors experience a dynamic one. 2014 will present a revitalized platform for the discovery of contemporary art, demonstrating a commitment to the exchange of ideas from pioneering and seasoned artists. Preview Brunch by invitation. Fair Dates/Hours: Dec 4, 1-7pm / Dec 5-6, 10am-7pm / Dec 7, 10am-5pm.
Indian Beach Park
4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Thursday, December 4, 10 am – 2 pm
The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) will host the NADA Art Fair featuring emerging art galleries from more than 19 countries, as well as performances, lectures and events. Discover work of emerging contemporary artists in an intimate setting with an entire section of the venue set aside for solo presentations. Opening preview by invitation. Fair Dates/Hours: Dec 4, 2-8pm / Dec 5-6, 11am-8pm / Dec 7, 11am-5pm. Admission is free.
Deauville Beach Resort
6701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Tuesday, December 4, 2 – 8 pm
Fridge Art Fair is a growing, upbeat, accessible contemporary fair with emphasis on originality and fun. Special installations are curated by galleries and guest artists, with an eclectic mix of booths from returning and new exhibitors in the newly renovated space in vibrant Little Havana. Fair Dates/Hours: Dec 4-9, 2-9pm Friday-Sunday, Monday 11am-5pm. Tickets: $5 - $10.
3rd Street Garage Art Space
300 SW 12th Avenue, Miami
Thursday, December 4, 6 – 9 pm
After more than thirty years, the beloved Félix Agostini collection has been reissued by Charles Paris. Collectors and connoisseurs are invited to view this timeless collection of stylized, artistic, bronze lighting and furnishings. Exhibition Dates/Hours: December 4-7, 10am-6pm.
Donghia at Urban Art
75 NE 39th Street, Miami
Tuesday, December 4, 6 – 9 pm
Rucoline Integrity: From Ludmilla Radchenko artworks, the Ruco Line’s Intercity Capsule Collection is born. The colorful pop art paintings by Ludmilla have given birth to an original collection of sneakers, legging, scarves and sweatshirts.
4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 105f, Miami
Meet the Artists Gala – Thursday, December 4, 6 – 10 pm
The 2014 Gallery 212 Miami presentation of “International Group Exhibitions” will feature over 30 internationally acclaimed artists, and will officially run from November 15 through January 15, 2015. Gallery 212 Miami is a cutting edge, contemporary art galley with state-of-the-art multi-media gallery and music studios. Fair Dates/Hours: December 1-7, 11am-11pm. All special events are free and open to the public. RSVP is required to attend the VIP reception.
Gallery 212 Miami
2407 NW 2nd Avenue, Wynwood
Thursday, December 4, 7 – 10 pm
Locust Projects is pleased to present Welcome to the Future, Daniel Arsham’s first major exhibition in Miami since 2010. Arsham is known for his sculptural and architectural works, which warp or destabilize recognizable forms. Locust Projects is a not-for-profit exhibition space founded by three Miami artists in order to provide contemporary visual artists the freedom to experiment with new ideas and methods. Extended Gallery Hours for Art Basel: December 1-6, 9am-5pm.
3852 North Miami Avenue, Miami Design District
Thursday, December 4, 7 – 10 pm
The Disaronno Terrace will feature a live performance by a surprise DJ while guests sip signature Disaronno cocktails including the popular Disaronno Sparkling Sour. Visit website for attendance information.
Gale Hotel Rooftop
1690 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Thursday, December 4, 10 pm – 6 am
This 10 hour affair shall not resemble a conventional club night nor yet another label showcase. Life and Death and PLOT will join forces with Miami trailblazers Poplife and Miami’s longest running house music party Aquabooty. Mind-boggling music, distinct art direction and cutting edge sound will present a multi-sensory experience. Tickets: $45
697 N Miami Avenue, Miami
Vernissage for MAC – Thursday, December 4, 7 – 10 pm
Future of Fashion – Friday, December 5, 7 – 10 pm
Opening Exhibit – Saturday, December 6, 7 – 10 pm
House of Art presents art where medium brings ideas, creativity and awareness to life through the works of talented upcoming and established artists in partnership with great local organizations. The Vernissage will showcase the works of 20 Miami Arts Charter School students. Future of Fashion will present creations using unconventional recycled materials by Design Lab Miami students. Opening Exhibit “We Live Here 2” will feature the work of Miguel Vallinas, an anthropomorphic blend of animals, fashion and the human form. All events are by invitation only.
House of Art
415B NW 26th Street, Wynwood
Beatriz Milhazes Book Signing – Thursday, December 4, 10 am – 12 pm
Future Brown Featuring Kelela – Thursday, December 4, 8 pm – midnight
PAMM marks its one year anniversary in the new, and now iconic, waterfront building with an immersive evening of music and visuals featuring the first U.S. performance by Future Brown with live vocalist Kelela, solo performances by Fade To Mind artist Total Freedom and guest appearances by Ian Isiah and Maluca. Open exclusively to PAMM Sustaining and above level members, and Art Basel Miami Beach, Design Miami/ and Art Miami VIP cardholders. Beatriz Milhazes Book Signing open to the public with general museum admission. PAMM Special Art Week Hours: Dec 1-3, 10am-6pm / Dec 4, 10am-5pm / Dec 5-7, 10am-6pm.
1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
Vernissage – Thursday, December 4
Future of Fashion – Friday, December 5
We Live Here 2 – Saturday, December 6
House of Art continues its mission to bring arts education into the fabric of the communities it serves, partnering with schools, civic groups, non-profit organizations and businesses to create and provide opportunities for students and emerging artists. Vernisage will honor 20 chosen students. Future of Fashion will feature wearable fashion made from unconventional and recycled items. In We Live Here 2, Madrid-based photographer Miguel Vallinas presents an anthropomorphic blend of animals, fashion and the human form. Guests will enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres, and complimentary valet parking at all events.
House of Art
415B NW 26th Street, Wynwood
Thursday, December 4, 7 pm: FKA Twigs Clams Casino
Friday, December 5, 7 pm: James Blake
The National YoungArts Foundation, YoungArts, in collaboration with the founders of Wynwood’s multi-day III Points Music Festival, present two of Britain’s most genre-defying artists including the singer, songwriter, producer and dancer FKA Twigs and producer and singer James Blake. Taking over the tent on the YoungArts campus in downtown Miami, the series will also feature YoungArts alumni in various artistic disciplines. Show Dates/Hours: Dec 4, 7pm / Dec 5, 7pm. Tickets: $25-$37 at www.iiipoints.com.
National YoungArts Foundation Campus
2100 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Thursday, December 4, 8 pm: VIP Performance by Shen Wei Dance
Friday, December 5, 4 pm: Exhibition Preview & Cocktail Reception + Conversation
Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design and MDC Live Arts present Shen Wei – In Black, White and Gray, the complete series of groundbreaking paintings unveiled for the first time in the U.S. with never-before-seen choreography by the award-winning artist. Artist Talks with Shen Wei in conversation with Karin Oen, Charles Reinhart and Weng Ling for invited guests and Art Basel VIP Cardholders. Exhibition & Performances: Dec 5-7, 1pm & 8pm. Both the exhibit and performances are free and open to the public.
The Freedom Tower at MDC
600 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
December 4 – 7, 7 – 11 pm
Hôtel Gaythering will host “Queer Biennial I” – an unabashed exhibition of queerness during Art Basel Weekend. In addition to performance artist Ben Cuevas, who will knit himself a jock strap while nude, 35 artists and more than 100 works of art will be spotlighted throughout the hotel.
1409 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Private Preview – Friday, December 5, 5:30 – 7 pm
Grand Opening – Friday, December 5, 7 – 10 pm
Join Miami Ad School for SoakUp, an interactive art experience to celebrate the new MAS campus in Wynwood, featuring renowned street artists from around the world and live installations. Guests will be invited to See art as well as Do art. During the week the school will offer tours of the new space, workshops and a pop-up lounge for Press and VIPs. RSVP to Grand Opening
Miami Ad School
571 NW 28th Street, Wynwood
Friday, December 5, 10 pm
Zones Art Fair presents a selection of events and shows that challenge traditional structures in performance and contemporary art: The “Planet Hollywood” of Newer Genres, Jan and Dave’s Improvisational Noise, and Performia Performance Art Festival. Daily performance events, 6-11pm. Exhibition Dates/Hours: December 2-7, 12-5pm. All events are free to the public.
Edge Zones Project
8325 NE 2nd Avenue, Little Haiti
Saturday, December 6
Renowned American artist DALE CHIHULY returns to Fairchild to unveil his magnificent works of art in A Glass Garden, his most comprehensive garden exhibition to date. Innovative glass art will be placed within the garden’s lush rainforest, palms, ponds, butterfly sanctuary and other areas. A design exhibition featuring 40 limited edition Fish Chairs by Indian designer Satyendra Pakhalé will also be on view. Exhibition Dates/Hours: December 6 – May 31, 2015, 7:30am-4:30pm. Admission: $12-25. Fairchild Members, free.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
Saturday, December 6, 1 pm and 3 pm
Sunday, December 7, 1 pm and 3 pm
Experienced art historians will lead compelling, information-rich private or group tours for adults and unique, activity-based tours for children. Docents who speak Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, French and Italian are available upon request. Tickets: Register in advance for small group tours at $50 per person.
Fairy Art Education
917-379-7575 / 646-431-6876
Opening Reception – Saturday, December 6, 6 – 10 pm
Art Walk – Saturday, December 13, 4 – 10 pm
PULL will feature the artwork of University of Miami graduate students. The exhibition runs December 4, 2014 – January 20, 2015, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am-6pm. Special Art Basel Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12-5pm. Admission: Free.
University of Miami, Wynwood Building
2750 NW 3rd Avenue, Suite 4, Wynwood
Saturday, December 6, 7 – 10 pm
Featuring over 60 emerging to mid-career artists, this exhibition marks Art Fusion Galleries’ 13th anniversary and honors Miami’s exciting Art Basel season. The collection celebrates the foresight underlying the immense spectrum of human creativity that spans more than 33 countries, with chosen works ranging from vibrant colorful mixed media paintings, contemporary figurative works, black and white and color photography to marble, bronze and mixed-media sculptures. The reception is free and open to the public and no RSVP is required to attend.
Art fusion Galleries
3550 North Miami Avenue, Miami
Sunday, December 7, 9:30 am – Noon
Each year, in celebration of Art Basel Miami Beach, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University hosts Breakfast in the Park. Hundreds of art enthusiasts, patrons, collectors, gallery owners and artists from around the world attend the complimentary outdoor breakfast, take guided tours of The Sculpture Park and the exhibitions in the Museum. This year’s speaker, Daniel Arsham is a contemporary American artist whose art blurs the lines between art, architecture and performance. Breakfast in the Park is free and open to the public.
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU
10975 S.W. 17th Street, Miami
Sunday, December 7, 10 am
Following light refreshments, dialogue in the Storer Auditorim will feature a conversation about Art and Philanthropy with Washington, DC collectors and philanthropists Catherine and Wayne Reynolds and Tony Podesta. Eugenio López Alonso, founder of Mexico City’s Museo Jumez will moderate the discussion. Tickets: Complimentary for Lowe Members, Art Basel VIP card-holders and exhibitors. General Admission: $10.
Lowe Art Museum
1301 Standard Drive, Coral Gables
Sunday, December 7, 10 am – 12 pm
Which Comes First…the Art or the Design? In conjunction with the Jewish Museum’s current exhibit, “The Chosen”, The lecture “Selected Works from Florida Jewish Art Collectors,” presented by Stuart Geller of Geller Design Group, will address how he designs spaces for people with extensive art collections or for those just starting to collect art. Presentation and Brunch: $18 JMOF-FIU Members, $25 Non-members.
Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU
301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach