Art Week Brochure 2020 [Recovered]

The fourth anniversary of Art Week Miami Beach will offer diverse, renowned programming, from monumental temporary public art installations, by FriendsWithYou, Carlos Betancourt, and the increasingly popular, Miami Beach Legacy Purchase Program (“Legacy Program”).

One of the highlights of Art Week Miami Beach is the City produced and curated  No Vacancy, Miami Beach, a juried art competition that celebrates ten (10) artists in ten (10) of Miami Beach’s famed hotels. An equally celebrated show is Art Outside Miami Beach, a public art exhibition initiated by The Bass, in collaboration with Art in Public Places (AiPP), offers residents and visitors the opportunity to see and experience a network of public artworks throughout Miami Beach, including works by Elmgreen and Dragset, Joep Van Lieshout, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Zanele Muholi, Ugo Rondinone, Franz Ackermann, Jim Drain, Dan Graham, Sylvie Fleury, Lawrence Weiner, Bill Fontana and Susan Philipsz, among others.

The third edition of the Legacy Program will continue with Art Basel Miami Beach galleries participating in the 2021 Nova and Positions sectors. The Legacy Program seeks to strategically expand Miami Beach’s public art collection by purchasing an artwork that is reflective of our community spirit, aligns with the curatorial direction of our existing collection, reflects international artistic excellence, and is a valuable investment to our Art in Public Places (“AiPP”) collection.

The AiPP Committee will select three (3) art works to be offered for a public vote via online social channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) at approximately 8:00pm EST on Tuesday, November 30th. Voting will be open for 24 hours and will close at 8pm on Wednesday, December 1st. The City will announce the work(s) of art with the most votes on Thursday, December 2, 2021.

Additionally, two temporary public art projects, commissioned through Miami Beach On Stage!,  will take place on Española Way. The two installations are designed to guide and engage residents and visitors from Ocean Drive to the Drexel Avenue corridor. The artist collective FriendsWithYou will debut Little Cloud Sky (2021) on the east end of Española Way. The work was created to transport the viewer to a happy and joyful place. According to the artists, the little aerial clouds “will travel with you everywhere you go”. On the west end of Española Way, Miami Beach art scene pioneer Carlos Betancourt, in collaboration with Alberto Latorre, created Milagros!, an ephemeral installation inspired by an old folk custom traceable to ancient Iberians who inhabited the coastal regions of Spain. The artwork is composed of hundreds of charms, presented as symbols of devotion, hope and healing.

Below is a full list of programming. We encourage all to visit the individual websites for general and ticket information and hours of operation.

Monday, November 29 – Sunday, December 5, 2021

No Vacancy, Miami Beach | Multiple locations throughout Miami Beach |
Noon - 9 PM, Daily, Self-Guided Tours
The City of Miami Beach presents the second edition of No Vacancy, a juried contemporary public art competition that celebrates ten artists in ten of Miami Beach’s famed hotels. The program will run through December 9, 2021.

Art Outside | Multiple locations throughout Miami Beach |
Daily, Self - Guided Tours
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.

Soundscape Park | 400 17th Street |
Monday - Friday
Bill Fontana’s Sonic Dreamscape, a sound and video installation commissioned by City of Miami Beach Art in Public Places.

8 PM, Saturday - Sunday

Daata is delighted to present Nameless Grace, an exhibition of artists’ films that use classical music to challenge accepted wisdom and offer new perspectives. This curated presentation highlights both music and digital art’s astonishing capacity for transcendental experiences in the public realm.

The Bass | 2100 Collins Avenue |
10 AM - 5 PM Daily, for specific times related to performance and the Curator Culture lecture series, please visit

On view Naama Tsabar: Perimeters. Alex Israel x Snapchat, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Agua Dulce and The Bazaar Project at The Shop.

Naama Tsabar works at the intersection of architecture and music, showing viewers how sound moves both through and beyond walls and buildings. For Perimeters, Tsabar will fuse elements from sculpture, music, performance and architecture and transforms the museum itself into a playable instrument.

Alex Israel x Snapchat, a unique collaboration between the Los Angeles-based artist and Snap. Invited to work with Snap’s advanced augmented reality team to expand upon his multi-disciplinary practice, Israel has created five augmented reality (AR) experiences, each linked to one of his Self-Portrait paintings. Five Lenses, unleashed in your smartphone, overlay Snap’s groundbreaking AR onto Israel’s physical works to give viewers an entirely new experience.

Extending from Collins Avenue along the central promenade of the park leading up to the museum entrance, Agua dulce by Abraham Cruzvillegas, a large-scale sculptural installation, encompasses nearly 14,000 square feet. Commissioned by the museum, the project will bring the artist’s philosophy of autoconstrucción or “self-construction,” a practice of resilience and generosity, to The Bass’ Collins Park.

The Wolfsonian-FIU | 1001 Washington Avenue |
10 AM – 6 PM Daily, Friday 10 AM- 5 PM
The Wolfsonian-FIU presents a series of new exhibitions, Shameless and Aerial Vision, along with Dominga’s Photo Studio, a collaboration with the City of Miami Beach through its Open House program, Lamborghini Countach: Our Legacy to the Future, Strange Objects, New Solids, and Massive Things, and SustainabItaly–People, Planet, Prosperity

Riffing off The Wolfsonian's focus on design history, contemporary production, and art from around the world, Dutch designer and artist Bas van Beek opens a new chapter in our close relationship with the Netherlands in the provocative exhibition Shameless.

Aerial Vision will explore how early 20th-century inventions—airplanes and skyscrapers, each considered the embodiment of human achievement and a harbinger of a better tomorrow—sparked an era of remarkable creativity and new systems of seeing the world. Met with awe and excitement, both technologies introduced novel approaches for living, working, and traveling and opened up previously inaccessible vertical perspectives to modern spectators, from artists and designers to urban planners and everyday office workers.

Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU | 301 Washington Avenue |
10 AM- 4 PM, Wednesday - Sunday
Hello Gorgeous, an eclectic exhibition of costumes, photos, videos, record album covers and other objects, celebrating the life and work of Barbra Streisand. JMOF-FIU is the exclusive Southeast presenter of this exhibition that pays tribute to the iconic singer, actress, director, and producer. Other exhibitions include Martin Kreloff: A Retrospective Exhibition and Festival of Lights.

Miami Design Preservation League | 1001 Ocean Drive |
9 AM – 5 PM, Daily
Morris Lapidus, I Did it My Way: A 20-year retrospective on the Miami Modern architect who helped create the postcard of Miami Beach.

Miami New Drama | 1040 Lincoln Road |
8 PM, Saturday, December 4
A Wonderful World, a world-premiere musical about jazz legend and singular American icon Louis Armstrong, featuring songs recorded and made popular by Armstrong, and original book by Aurin Squire, the multi-talented Opalocka-raised playwright and TV writer (This is Us, The Good Fight), and co-author of Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy.

Miami Beach Regional Library | 227 22nd Street |
9:30 AM – 6PM, Monday - Saturday
Art at the Library: Celebrating 50 Years of the Permanent Art Collection. Art at the Library consists of works on paper, photographs, paintings, artists’ books, and small sculptures spanning five decades – the 1970s to the present. These photographs are a treasured part of the collection that forever preserve Miami at different points in history.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden- Collins Canal Walking Tour
2000 Convention Center Drive |
Daily, Self - Guided Tours
This self-guided audio tour takes you along the Collins Canal from the Garden to the Beach. Pick up the guide card at the Garden entrance on Convention Center Drive.

Miami Beach Urban Studios – FIU | 420 Lincoln Road |
Time, Space, Existence
6 PM Panel Discussion Followed by Reception
Panel Discussion moderated by MBUS Director, John Stuart in conversation with Curtis Fentress, Claudis Busch & Gustavio Berenblum
Denise Scott Brown (4th Floor Design Gallery)
1 PM – 7 PM, Monday-Friday
A solo-exhibition of photographs from Denise Scott Brown marking the architect, planner, and theorist’s first solo exhibition in the U.K.

O Cinema | 1130 Washington Avenue |
Noon – 4 PM, Saturday
O Canada! O’ Cinema and FilmGate present a Canadian explosion of interactive storytelling, from the cultural exchange project Miami/Montreal New Narratives Lab to Virtual Reality and interactive and livestreaming experiences.

Oolite Arts | 924 Lincoln Road |
10:30 AM – Noon, Saturday
Explore the studios of Oolite's resident artists and get a curator-led tour of the group exhibitions Common Space and Feels Like 97°.  Gallery Open Daily from Noon to 5 PM.

Holocaust Memorial |1933 Meridian Avenue |
View Kenneth Treister’s Holocaust Memorial, an inspiring memorial created as a tribute to the six million Jewish victims of Nazi Terrorism.

North Beach Bandshell | 7275 Collins Avenue |
7 PM, Monday
Yeshiva Elementary School, Miami Beach”s premier Jewish Day School is proud to bring even more light this Chanukah to the S at outgoing Florida community.


Art Basel Miami Beach | Miami Beach Convention Center |
11AM – 7PM, Thursday – Friday
11 AM – 6 PM Saturday

Design Miami | Pride Park |
11 AM – 8 PM, Thursday
Noon- 8PM, Friday – Saturday
Noon – 6 PM Sunday

SCOPE Art Show | Ocean Drive between 8th- 9th Streets |
11 AM – 8 PM, Thursday
Noon- 8PM, Friday – Saturday
Noon – 6 PM Sunday

Untitled Art | Ocean Drive and 12th Street |
11AM – 7PM, Thursday – Friday
11 AM – 6 PM Saturday

Ink Miami Art Fair | 1850 Collins Avenue |
10am - 4pm Wednesday
10am - 8pm Thursday - Saturday
10am - 3pm Sunday

Satellite Art Show | 1655 Meridian Avenue |
2pm - 10pm Tuesday- Saturday

Faena | 3201 Collins Avenue |
10 AM – 6 PM Daily
Monumental beachfront installations include Pilar Zeta’s Hall of Visions and Refik Anadol’s Machine Hallucination: Reefline along with Pilar Zeta’s Hatch at the Faena Cathedral. Two Augmented Reality pieces will launch in Faena Art District as well—Nancy Baker Cahill’s Mushroom Cloud and Auriea Harvey’s Minoriea

The Betsy Hotel | 1440 Ocean Drive |
The Betsy Hotel celebrates Art Week Miami Beach with a public art installation by Monika Bravo at The Betsy Orb, commissioned by the City of Miami Beach, and exhibitions by Seydou Keita (Mali), Jim Krantz (USA), Tamary Kudita (Zimbabwe), Alessandro Sarno (Italy), Andy Sweet (USA), Ray Tenorio (Cuba) and Bunny Yeager (USA).

Skin in the Game | 1620 Washington Avenue
2 PM – 8 PM, Daily
Curated by Zoe Lukov and presented by Palm Heights Grand Cayman, Skin in the Game is a collective offering. It is about touch, transmission, and skin—the potential, vulnerability and risk contained therein—as a boundary to protect from danger or as a porous border to receive. It seeks to establish a dialogue with the erotic and has through lines that touch on game, color, race, the hunt, sport, religious iconography and competition.

Jada Art Fair | 1250 Normandy Drive |
10 AM- 8 PM, Daily
Jada Art Fair is back for its 3rd year to host a multimedia artistic body of works by local and international artists, from paintings to NFT’s, immersive installations to performances, films, faith-based events to a major sculpture installation. Join us in the unleashing of the Great Re-Set from Nihilism to Optimism.

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