The City of Miami Beach is pleased to announce the programming and events during Art Week Miami Beach. Across the city museums, galleries, theatres and other spaces both public and private have joined together to present exhibitions, installations, and performances that reflect the city’s diversity as well as its reputation as a cultural capital that bridges the Americas.

The City of Miami Beach Legacy Purchase Program returns in 2020, further strengthening the city’s relationship with Art Basel Miami Beach. During this year’s OVR: Miami Beach residents are once again invited to vote on the purchase of a work of world-class art for the city’s Art in Public Places (“AiPP”) Collection. Miami New Drama will present an outdoor theatrical experience, Seven Deadly Sins, across seven storefronts along Miami Beach’s historic Lincoln Road. With works ranging from monumental sculpture, neon, to sound and video, and participatory artworks, Art Outside is a public art exhibition initiated by The Bass that offers residents and visitors the opportunity to see and experience a network of public artworks throughout Miami Beach. Additional highlights, events and programming to be announced soon.

Free trolley service will be provided during Art Week Miami Beach on Thursday, December 3 through Sunday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with approximately 20-minute service frequency. Click here to download the map right to your phone.

*Please visit individual websites for ticketing information and opening hours*

  • The Bass | 2100 Collins Avenue | thebass.org
    12 PM - 5 PM | Friday, November 27 - Sunday, December 6
    Trolley Stop: 22 Street & Collins Avenue
    Exhibitions include The Willfulness of Objects, a selection of newly acquired works from The Bass’ collection, Open StorageSelections from the Collection and Works on Loanand Art Outside.
  • Art Outside | Locations throughout Miami Beach | artoutsidemb.org
    Daily Self-Guided Tours
    Trolley Stops: 11 Street & Collins Avenue | 17 Street & Meridian Avenue | 17 Street & Washington Avenue| 22 Street & Collins Avenue
    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.
  • No Vacancy, Miami Beach | Multiple locations throughout Miami Beach | mbartsandculture.org/no-vacancy
    12 PM - 9 PM, Daily 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. Visit our website for additional project information and locations.
  • SoundScape Park | 400 17 Street | mbartsandculture.org
    Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Washington Avenue
    7 PM - 10 PM, Monday - Thursday
    Bill Fontana’s Sonic Dreamscape, a sound and video installation commissioned by City of Miami Beach Art in Public Places.
    7 PM -10 PM, Friday- Sunday
    The Bass2 and Daata Digital Art Commissions present a screening of new digital commissions by internationally recognized contemporary artists, Larry Achiampong, Jeremy Couillard, Petra Cortright, and Alberta Whittle.
  • The Wolfsonian-FIU | 1001 Washington Avenue | www.wolfsonian.org
    Trolley Stop: 11 Street & Collins Avenue
    10 AM – 6 PM, Thursday - Sunday
    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 will be free, with online ticketed entry.
  • Miami New Drama | Lincoln Road | miaminewdrama.org
    Various Performances beginning at 6:30 PM | Thursday - Sunday
    Trolley Stop: Lennox Avenue/ Lincoln Road
    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. Please visit their website for ticket information.
  • Miami Beach Urban Studios | 1618 Washington Avenue |  carta.fiu.edu/mbus/
    Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Washington Avenue
    Exhibitions include Resurfacing: Emerging After the Storm by Leandra Arvazetti Idioms, BFA Thesis Exhibition: Everything Must Go! by BFA graduating students, and Exposed to our Method of Being, by FIU Art Professor Jennifer Printz.
  • Miami Beach Botanical Garden | 2000 Convention Center Drive | mbgarden.org
    11 AM – 5 PM | Thursday - Sunday
    Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Meridian Avenue
    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. Experience ABOVE: Haiti, aerial photography by Kerry McLaney.
  • Oolite Arts | 924 Lincoln Road | oolitearts.org
    Daily from 12 PM - 6 PM
    Trolley Stop: Lennox Avenue/ Lincoln Road
    Exhibitions include Idioms and Taxonomies by Oolite artists- in-residence and Materialize, an art shop highlighting small works by South Florida based visual artists.
  • New World Symphony on Lincoln Road | Lincoln Road | nws.edu
    Daily from 8 PM - 10 PM
    Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Washington Avenue
    New World Symphony’s violinists, cellists and violists perform for crowds while riding up and down the pedestrian mall on a golf cart.
  • Miami Design Preservation League | 1001 Ocean Drive | mdpl.org
    9 PM - 5 PM | Monday, Friday - Sunday
    Trolley Stop:  11 Street & Collins Avenue
    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.
  • Holocaust Memorial | 1933 Meridian Avenue | holocaustmemorialmiamibeach.org
    Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Meridian Avenue
    Daily from 9 AM- 7 PM
    View Kenneth Treister’s Holocaust Memorial, an inspiring memorial created as a tribute to the six million Jewish victims of Nazi terrorism.
  • Miami Beach Regional Library | 227 22 Street | mdpls.org
    9:30 AM - 8 PM on Monday - Thursday | 9:30 AM - 6 PM on Friday - Saturday
    Trolley Stop: 21 Street & Collins Avenue
    An exhibition of the works of Georgeta “Gigi” Aramescu from the Miami-Dade Public Library System’s Permanent Art Collection.
  • Windows at Walgreens presented by The Bass | 2300 Collins Avenue | thebass.org
    Nicole Salcedo Wandering Waves presented by The Bass 
  • Windows at Walgreens presented by Oolite Arts | 6700 Collins Avenue | oolitearts.org
    Transformation and Futility: a queer deconstruction of space | Geovanna Gonzalez presented by Oolite Arts
  • Olafur Eliasson’s Earth Speakr | Interactive Digital Artwork | mbartsandculture.org/earth-speakr
    Daily Self-Guided Tours
    Earth Speakr invites residents of South 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.
  • Legacy Purchase Program 2020 | mbartsandculture.org/legacypurchaseprogram
    December 2 - 5: 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 at www.mbartsandculture.org/legacypurchaseprogram

HOTEL PARTNERS

  • Faena | 3201 Collins Avenue | faenaart.org
    Daily from 10 AM - 6 PM
    Trolley Stop: 32 Street & Collins Avenue
    Visit this unique Miami Beach hotel to experience Dreaming with Lions a site-specific commission by Alexandre Arrechea, located beachfront at Faena.
  • The Sagamore | 1671 Collins Avenue | sagamoresouthbeach.com
    Open Daily
    Trolley Stop: 17 Street & Collins Avenue
    Exhibitions include Everyone Has a Story to Tell and The Gaze, featuring the work of over 30 Miami based artists.  Located in the lobby and public areas of hotel.
  • The Betsy Hotel | 1440 Ocean Drive | thebetsyhotel.com
    Daily from 7 PM- 1AM
    Trolley Stop: 15 Street & Collins Avenue
    Exhibitions include Temporary Occupancy by Die-Cast as part of the No Vacancy, Miami Beach program, Empathy Time by Miami-based conceptual artist, Nuria Richards on The Betsy Orb.
  • SBE and Redbury South Beach Hotel | 1776 Collins Avenue | redburymiami.com
    Open Daily
    Trolley Stop: 17 Street and Collins Avenue
    SBE’s Art Drive in collaboration with Lincoln cars, and other participating SBE hotels, will feature prominent art installations visible from the street and highlighted during guided driven tours.
  • Royal Palm South Beach | 1545 Collins Avenue | www.royalpalmsouthbeach.com
    Trolley Stop: 15 Street & Collins Avenue
    Daily
    Tropical Realism Art Installation at the Royal Palm featuring Jacqueline Roche

Virtual Art Week Miami Beach programming presented by:

Other Miami Beach Partners

  • Jada Art Fair | 1250 Normandy Drive | www.jadaartfair.com
    Jada Miami Art Fair 2020 will feature over 120 pieces, including paintings, multimedia installations, murals and sculptures in its 4 day fair (beginning December 3 through December 6) from artists all over the world.
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