Art in Miami - Things to do in Miami
The exhibiting galleries are among the world's most respected art dealers. They show exceptional works by both renowned established artists and cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibitions feature young galleries and video arts. The shows are a vital source for discovering new developments in contemporary art and rare museum-caliber art works. Art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art enthusiasts from around the world will participate in Miami art. Top-quality exhibitions in the museums of South Florida and special programs for art collectors and curators make Miami a special place for encountering art and the art world. The Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show on the American continent and a cultural and social highlight of the Americas
200 of the world's leading art galleries for modern and contemporary art from North America, Latin America, Europe, South Africa and Asia will display 20th and 21st century art works. Painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, print, photography, film, performance, video and digital art
by more than 2000 artists. From multiples for a few hundred dollars by young artists to multi-million-dollar museum-calibre master-pieces.
Miami Beach Convention Center, Halls A + D.
This section is designed for galleries presenting new works of three of their artists, that have been created during the current or the last two years. Miami Beach Convention Center, Halls A + D.
This year Art Basel Miami Beach is introducing the new sector
«Art Supernova». This platform offers 20 galleries the opportunity to present recent works by emerging artists. The concept is to reinvent the traditional way of gallery presentations at art fairs. «Art Supernova» has a collaborative approach that links the participating galleries in a new form of a group exhibition. The exhibitors in «Art Supernova» have interconnected exhibition spaces, common storage room, and shared facilities for presenting works on paper, videos, performances, artist files, books and catalogs. There is also a cafeteria in the «Art Supernova» area. Miami Beach Convention Center, adjacent to Hall A.
Art Kabinett gives 15 participating galleries an opportunity to show small curated exhibitions. The projects are shown in a separate room of the exhibitor’s booth. The exhibition concepts for «Art Kabinett» are diverse, representing everything from thematic group exhibition and single-work presentation to film program, room installation, and tribute. Miami Beach Convention Center, Halls A + D.
American and international art publications and books.
Miami Beach Convention Center, Halls A + D.
Cultural organizations and institutions. Miami Beach Convention Center, Art Guest Lounge.
20 young galleries in shipping containers converted to public art spaces by avant-garde architects. Beachfront at Collins Park between 21st and 22nd Street.
Art Video Lounge
Lounge with comprehensive program of contemporary video art. Botanical Garden, Miami Beach, 2000 Convention Center Drive.
Projects in public places. Most projects located within walking distance from Miami Beach Convention Center.
Based at «Art Positions», Beachfront at Collins Park between 21st and 22nd Street. Art Perform will feature daily performances by internationally renowned artists.
Art Sound Lounge
The «Art Sound Lounge» presented in association with WPS1.org, New York, is based at the Botanical Garden, Miami Beach, 2000 Convention Center Drive.
Art Guest Lounge
The Art Guest Lounge includes the daily Art Basel Conversations and
Art Salon talks, sponsor lounges, booths of cultural institutions, book stores, a business center and a restaurant. Open to the public.
Miami Beach Convention Center, Lobby D.
The ArtNexus guided visits are carried out daily by art critics.
Tours are available both in English and Spanish.
Duration: 1 hour.
Cost per person: US $17.
Private or corporate groups up to 10 people: US$ 160.
Art Kids is a day care center for children with parents visiting Art Basel Miami Beach during public show days (December 6 - 8, 2007, noon to 8 p.m., December 9, noon to 6 p.m.). Children enrolled in the program will participate in arts and crafts, art history and story telling under the supervision of the well-trained staff of The Miami Children's Museum.
For reservations and information contact:
Telephone +1 305 891 7270 opt # 4
Fax +1 305 891 6408
Convention Center Drive and Washington Avenue