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Art Basel Week 2014 Events

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Antonio Guerrero. Aldo Castillo Gallery.  Spectrum | ArtSpot International Fair 2014

POP-UP STREET ART AT MIAMI MARINE STADIUM – OPENING RECEPTION

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 rsvp@arthistory2014.com.

Miami Marine Stadium
5 NW 36th Street, at North Miami Avenue, Midtown Miami
http://www.arthistory2014.com

VILORIA BLANCO GALLERY – MULTIPLE EXHIBITON OPENING

Monday, December 1, 6 – 10 pm

The MULTIPLE is a chronological survey of the origins of the multiple as a social tool for the mass use of art. Opening by invitation.

Viloria Blanco Gallery
2301 North Miami Avenue, Wynwood
www.viloriablancogallery.com

MIAMI PHOTO SALON FESTIVAL – VIP PREVIEW

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
786-360-9333
miamiphotosalon@gmail.com

BAZAAR@ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH – BREAKFAST | COCKTAILS | DAY OF BEAUTY

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: December 3-5, 11am-6pm. Open to the public with RSVP.

Soho Beach House
4385 Collins Avenue, 8th floor, Miami Beach
http://Sohobeachhouse.com

SELECT CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR – VIP AND PRESS PREVIEW

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
718-832-6100
director@select-fair.com
http://www.select-fair.com

ART MIAMI – OPENING NIGHT VIP PREVIEW

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
Information: 1-800-376-5850
info@art-miami.com
http://www.art-miami.com/

CONTEXT ART MIAMI – VIP PREVIEW

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
305-322-5611
http://www.contextartmiami.com

DESIGN MIAMI – PREVIEW DAY

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 invitations@designmiami.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.

Design Miami/
Adjacent to Miami Beach Convention Center
Meridian Avenue & 19th Street, Miami Beach
305-572-0866
http://www.DesignMiami.com

SCOPE MIAMI – PLATINUM PREVIEW

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.

SCOPE Pavilion
910 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
http://www.Scope-Art.com

LAFFANOUR – GALERIE DOWNTOWN / PARIS – PRESS PREVIEW

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: invitations@designmiami.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.

DESIGN MIAMI
Meridian Avenue and 19th Street, Miami Beach
305-572-0866
http://www.DesignMiami.com

RED DOT ART FAIR MIAMI – OPENING RECEPTION

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
917-273-8621
info@reddotfair.com

“DEPARTURE,” A SOLO SHOW BY YURI TUMA – RECEPTION

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.

Butter Gallery
2930 NW 7th Avenue, Miami
305-303-6254
http://www.buttergallery.com

INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART – OPENING CELEBRATION

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
305-901-5272
hello@icamiami.org
www.icamiami.org

THE 100 SHIELD WARRIORS – OPENING EVENT

Tuesday, December 2, 8 pm

Exhibition of 100 sculptures by Sylvain Subervie, presented with light and sound. The installation will be one of Art Basel 2014’s largest. Exhibition: December 2-7. Admission: Free.

Bayfront Park
301 N Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
305-298-2486
the27.7artgallery@outlook.com

 

INK MIAMI ART FAIR – PREVIEW BREAKFAST

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
212-674-6095
http://www.InkArtFair.com

ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2014 – PRIVATE VIEW | VERNISSAGE

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, tours@artnexus.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
305-674-1292
http://www.ArtBasel.com

SCULPT MIAMI – VIP RECEPTIONS

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.

Sculpt Miami
46 N. 36th Street, Wynwood Art District
305-209-0278
Info@SculptMiami.com

AQUA ART MIAMI – VIP PREVIEW

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,

Aqua Hotel
1530 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
www.aquaartmiami.com

 

OTAS: ON TRACK ART STUDIO – ART BASEL KICK-OFF EXHIBITION

Wednesday, December 3, 5 – 11 pm

Featuring the works of 8 artists. Live music, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Free open studio event. Plenty of parking.

OTAS
7960 NE 4th Avenue, Miami – Little River
305-508-0873

GAPINGVOID EXHIBITION – COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Wednesday, December 3, 6 pm

Programmed over four days, GAPINGVOID will present DO SOMETHING THAT MATTERS: thought-provoking art exhibitions and dynamic roundtable discussions thematically exploring the worlds of Culture, Design, Technology and Miami. Daily Panel Discussions: December 3-6, 4pm.

Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
1717 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
305-710-3829

CANDY LAND – OPENING RECEPTION

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
info@leonardohidalgo.com
www.leonardohidalgo.com

 

ITALIANY – OPENING RECEPTION

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
www.italiany.us

CHROME HEARTS – MIAMI OPENING

Wednesday, December 3, 7:30 – 11:30 pm

Fashion, art and music collide at the unveiling of Chrome Hearts’ new Miami location, with a live musical performance by Zoe Kravitz of Lolawolf. The Fahey / Klein Gallery based in LA will feature work by various contemporary artists, including photographs by Laurie Lynn Stark. Sneak peak previews December 1-3. Opening event by invitation only, RSVP required.

Chrome Hearts
4025 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami
www.chromehearts.com

FUSION MIA – LOUNGE OPENING NIGHT

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
http://www.FusionMiami.com

CISNEROS FONTANALS ART FOUNDATION – NEW EXHIBITION

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.

CIFO
1018 North Miami Avenue, Miami
305-455-3380
info@cifo.org
www.cifo.org

SPECTRUM MIAMI & CIRQUE DU SOLEIL – OPENING PREVIEW | PREVIEW PERFORMANCES

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
http://www.spectrum-miami.com

BASS MUSEUM OF ART – MIAMI ART WEEK 2014

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
305-673-7530
glapica@bassmuseum.org
www.bassmuseum.org

THE MARGULIES COLLECTION AT THE WAREHOUSE – EXTENDED HOURS

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
305-576-1051
http://www.MarguliesWarehouse.com

GARY NADER ART CENTRE MASTERS EXHIBITION

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
305-576-0256
art@garynader.com
www.garynader.com

LIFE AND DEATH ART BASEL

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

Grand Central
697 N. Miami Avenue, Miami
http://aquabooty.com

PULSE MIAMI BEACH – PRIVATE PREVIEW BRUNCH

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
212-255-2327
info@pulse-art.com
http://www.Pulse-Art.com

HOTBED 2014 – BREAKFAST RECEPTION

Thursday, December 4, 9 am

The annual exhibition, a site-specific performative installation, presents New World School of the Arts BFA visual arts seniors and alumni. The concept for this fifth consecutive year for HOTBED explores the phenomena of the art colony as rooted in historical tradition, set in the urban garden of The Yard at CasaLin. The reception and show are free and open to the public.

The Yard@CasaLin
55 NW 30th Street, Wynwood
www.hotbedmiami.com/2014

NADA ART FAIR – OPENING PREVIEW

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
212-594-0883
info@newartdealers.org
http://www.NewArtDealers.org

FRIDGE THE BIG 4 – PRESS & BENEFIT GALA

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
http://www.fridgeartfair.com

DONGHIA PRESENTS FÉLIX AGOSTINI – COCKTAIL PARTY

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
social@donghia.com

GALLERIA CA’D’ORO – ART BASEL NIGHT AT 4141 BUILDING

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.

Galleria Ca’d’Oro
4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 105f, Miami
305-924-8247
info@ca-doro.com

GALLERY 212 MIAMI – OPENING EVENTS

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
515-532-3040
info@gallery 212miami.com
http://www.gallery212miami.com

KIND’S #ICHOOSEART SHOWCASE & GALLERY NIGHT

Thursday, December 4, 6:30 – 10:30 pm

KIND Healthy Snacks recognizes many of Miami’s most talented young artists, shining a light on the importance of music and the arts in the lives of at-risk youth. In partnership with Guitars Over Guns and The Motivational Edge, KIND hopes to inspire guests to make powerful decisions in their lives. This event is free, open to the public and welcoming of all ages.

Brick House
187 NW 28th Street, Wynwood
mader@kindsnacks.com
bit.ly/1xFhOR7

LOCUST PROJECTS – RECEPTION

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.

Locust Projects
3852 North Miami Avenue, Miami Design District
305-576-8570
info@locustsprojects.org

 

DISARONNO TERRACE

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
http://www.disaronno.com

DEPARTURE: A 4D EXPERIENCE – VIP RECEPTION

Tuesday, December 4, 7 – 10 pm

Butter Gallery and Parker Projekts present Departure: A 4D Experience, an interactive collaboration between digital artists. Supported in part by The Bass Museum of Art.

Gesamtuknstwerk Building
2930 NW 7th Avenue, Miami
info@parkerprojekts.com

PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI (PAMM) – FUTURE BROWN FEATURING KELELA

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.

PAMM
1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-375-1709
join@pamm.org
http://www.pamm.org

HOUSE OF ART – OPENING EVENTS

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
786-703-5094
www.houseofart.com

YOUNGARTS AND III POINTS CONCERT SERIES

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
305-377-1140
http://www.youngarts.org

MOAD & MDC LIVE ARTS – WORLD PREMIERE: SHEN WEI – IN BLACK, WHITE AND GRAY

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
305-237-7710
museum@mdc.edu
http://www.mdclivearts.org

NAKED KNITTING AND THE ART OF THE PROVOCATIVE

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.

Hôtel Gaythering
1409 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
www.gaythering.com

 

PRATT DIGITAL ARTS – MEDIA RECEPTION

Friday, December 5, 3 – 5 pm

Pratt Institute, LG Electronics USA and Surface Magazine co-present PRATT DIGITAL ARTS, an exhibition of cutting-edge digital artwork by Pratt students and recent graduates, shown on start-of-the-art LG Ultra HD 4K TVs. Members of the media are invited to tour the exhibition and meet curator Peter Patchen at the Friday reception. Exhibition Dates/Hours: December 4-6, 10am-8pm.

The Miami Beach Edition
2901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
212-576-2700
pratt@goodmanmedia.com
www.pratt.edu

 

SOAKUP AT MIAMI AD SCHOOL – PRIVATE PREVIEW | GRAND OPENING

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
http://www.miamiadschool.com

PHOTO MAGAZINE – LIVE PHOTOSHOOT

Friday, December 5, 6 – 8 pm

Revamped French publication PHOTO will partner with Markowicz Fine Art and National Hotel with a live photo shoot. Renowned photographers Markus&Koala will capture supermodel Nina Agdal for the magazine’s December cover. Sculptures of French artist Richard Orlinski will be on display. By invitation only.

National Hotel
1677 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
786-999-6040
www.NationalHotel.com

RICART GALLERY MIAMI – COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Friday, December 5, 6 – 10 pm

PHOTOMANIA showcases the works of Tiziano Magni, Bert Stern, David Lachapelle, Claude Charlier, Peggy Mella and more, celebrating the Galley’s sixth year anniversary. Exhibition Dates/Hours: Every day during Art Basel week, 10am-10pm.

Ricart Gallery
444 NW 28th Street, Wynwood
305-576-5000
martial@ricartgallerymiami.com
www.ricartgallery.com

HUNT SLONEM AT MONICA JAMES & CO. – VIP RECEPTION

Friday, December 5, 7 – 10 pm

LEE JOFA presents Groundworks, the new collection from acclaimed artist and author Hunt Slonem, who will sign copies of his latest book, WHEN ART MEETS DESIGN. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Admission: Free.

Monica James & Co.
140 NE 40th Street, Miami
events@leejofa.com

THE WOLFSONIAN-FIU – PHENOMENAL AMRANTE, SPECIAL EVENT

Friday, December 5, 8 – 11 pm

Brazilian singer-songwriter Rodrigo Amarante will collaborate with Phenomenal Experience Agency to transform The Wolfsonian lobby into an immersive performance installation, resulting in a unique virtual living animated musical. Miami-based artist Eric Cade Schoenborn blends technology and art for fun and social change. Opening event by invitation only. Special Art Basel Hours: Dec 1-3, 10am-6pm / Dec 4, 10am-9pm / Dec 5-6, 10am-6pm / Dec 7, 12-6pm. Admission: $5-7, Wolfsonian Members and Children under 6, Free.

The Wolfsonian-FIU, Lobby
1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
305-531-1001
www.wolfsonian.org

ZONES CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR ’14 – RECEPTION

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
305-303-8852
edgezones@me.com
www.zonesartfair.org

ART AT FAIRCHILD

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
305-667-1651
http://www.fairchildgarden.org

FAIRY ART TOURS – ART BASEL

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
www.artfairyeducation.com

PULL: UM GRADUATE STUDENTS’ ARTWORK – OPENING EVENTS

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
305-284-3161
www.as.miami.edu/art

ART FUSION GALLERIES – RECEPTION

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
305-573-5730
info@artfusiongalleries.com
http://www.artfusiongalleries.com

 

BREAKFAST IN THE PARK

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. Complimentary shuttle buses will depart from the Miami Beach Convention Center at 9:15 am and will return guests to the same location that afternoon.

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU
10975 S.W. 17th Street, Miami
305-348-2890
http://thefrost.fiu.edu/breakfastinthepark.html

 

LOWE ART MUSEUM – BUBBLES & BRUNCH

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
305-284-5587
lowersvp@miami.edu
www.lowemuseum.org

 

BASEL, LOX AND CREAM CHEESE ANNUAL BRUNCH

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
RSVP: 786-972-3175
info@jewishmuseum.com

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