No Vacancy 2023

The City of Miami Beach, in collaboration with the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA), is pleased to announce the 2023 edition of No Vacancy, Miami Beach.

No Vacancy is a juried art competition that supports and celebrates mainly local artists, provokes critical discourse, and encourages the public to experience Miami Beach’s famed hotels as temporary art destinations in their own right. No Vacancy 2023 marks the program’s fourth edition presenting 12 artists creating site-specific works at 12 iconic Miami Beach hotels. The installations will be on view from November 16 through December 14, 2023.

Each selected artist or collective will receive a stipend of USD 10,000 to realize their project at each hotel location. Artists were drawn from a call for submissions issued by the city and selected by representatives from the City of Miami Beach Art in Public Places Committee, Cultural Arts Council (CAC) and MBVCA.

For the fourth edition of No Vacancy, USD 35,000 in prizes will be awarded to two selected participants, featuring a USD 10,000 Public Prize by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and a USD 25,000 Juried Prize awarded by a jury of local art professionals.

Projects will be displayed at the following twelve hotels in Miami Beach listed in alphabetical order:

  • Avalon Hotel Miami
  • The Betsy South Beach
  • Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club
  • The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club
  • Hotel Croydon Miami Beach
  • Esmé Miami Beach Hotel
  • Faena Miami Beach
  • International Inn on the Bay
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach
  • Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
  • Riviera Hotel South Beach
  • Royal Palm South Beach

Winner of Juror's Choice:
The Garden of Evil by artist Christina Pettersson

Winner of People's Choice:
The Future Eternal by artist Carlos Betancourt

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No Vacancy is made possible with the support of The City of Miami Beach, The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority, and The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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