Miami Art Week events and installations that will be all over your Instagram feed

Everyone is going to be tripping over themselves to get to the "Happy Kanye" bounce house at the Basel House Mural Festival. Hungry Castle

Art Basel is here, which means your Instagram game needs to be on point.

Whether you’re swimming in a pool of sprinkles at the brand-new Museum of Ice Cream, wandering the Upside Down at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, or traveling through Kanye’s brain at Basel House, there’s no end to the exhibits for you to immerse yourself in.

We’ve gathered the most selfie-friendly spots, so get your smart phones ready, pick a favorite filter, and get ready to hashtag.

BROWSE: Miami.com Guide – Art Basel

Maison St-Germain: Tree Of Life

St-Germain, known for packing 1,000 elderflowers into each bottle of liqueur, partners with landscape artist Lily Kwong to resurrect the Faena Hotel’s Clusia rosea tree after it was damaged during Hurricane Irma. Utilizing “tying rituals,” she will transform the tree into a living work of art.

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What: Maison St-Germain: Tree Of Life

When: Dec. 4 to 9

Where: Faena Hotel, 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Cost: Free

http://www.faena.com/miami-beach

3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

3D Mapping Artist Collective

Emerging artists create 3D mapping projections that will light up the district with images that will immerse visitors who pass through.

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What: 3D Mapping Artist Collective

When: Dec. 4 to 10

Where: Faena Forum, 3300 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Cost: Free

http://www.faena.com/miami-beach

3300 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Peter Tunney Debuts: Excerpts from the Taj Mahal (The Truth Always Happens)

The grandiose Taj Mahal hotel in Atlantic City shuttered its doors in 2016, and artist Peter Tunney has used pieces — including 15-foot chandeliers, giant oil paintings, 2-ton elephants, lamps, headboards, and wallpaper — to create massive works of art.

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What: Peter Tunney Debuts: Excerpts from the Taj Mahal (The Truth Always Happens)

When: Opens Dec. 5

Time: 10 a.m. to midnight

Where: Wynwood Walls, 2520 NW Second Ave., Miami

Cost: Free

Website: www.petertunneyart.com

2520 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127

IRL (In Reel Life)

Design and marketing studio Jacober Creative hosts a pop-up exhibit of 3D artwork inspired by films from the 1940s to the ’90s, including a “Diamonds Are Forever” display of 50 maneki-neko cats, mirrors, and lasers.

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What: IRL (In Reel Life)

When: Dec. 5 to 31

Where: Miami Beach Cinematheque at Old City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Cost: Free

www.jacobercreative.com

1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Augmented Reality at PAMM

The museum comes to life! Whip out your iOS device and the “Felice Grodin: Invasive Species” exhibit becomes an immersive, augmented reality experience that takes the audience to the front seat of an unstable ecosystem.

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What: Augmented Reality at PAMM

When: Dec. 5 to April 21, 2018

Where: Perez Art Museum Miami,  1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Cost: $16 museum entry

http://pamm.org/ar

1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

As Far As My Fingertips Take Me

A part of MDC Live Arts’ performing arts series “Ojala/ Inshallah: Wishes from the Muslim World,”  artist Tania El Khoury creates a conversation between an audience member and the artist that takes place through a wall. The refugee’s journey is narrated via stories and music as a drawing of their odyssey is created on the audience member’s arm.

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What: As Far As My Fingertips Take Me

When: Dec. 6 to 8

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m.

Where: Clinton Room at New World Symphony,  500 17th St., Miami Beach

Cost: $15 and up

Website: www.mdclivearts.org

500 17th St., Miami Beach

Gardens Speak

Part of artist Tania El Khoury’s two-part installation, the artist buries the stories of Syrian activists and protesters. Ten visitors at a time have the chance to exhume the secrets of forgotten voices.

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What: Gardens Speak

When: Dec. 6 to 9

Time: Dec. 6 to 8 at 2, 3, 4, 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m. ; Dec. 9 at noon, 1, 2, 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 p.m.

Where: Gleason Room at the Fillmore Miami Beach, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Cost: $28 and up

Website: www.mdclivearts.org

1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Shawn Kolodny Presents Fake Fulfillment Center

Shawn Kolodny’s interactive, 5,000-square-foot art installation brings guests from room to room as they explore addiction, beginning at a pharmacy and traveling through glowing IV bags, old-school medicine vials and more.

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What: Shawn Kolodny Presents Fake Fulfillment Center

When: Dec. 6 to 10

Where: Boulan South Beach, 220 21st St., Miami Beach

Cost: $15 and up

fakefulfillmentcenter.splashthat.com

220 21st St., Miami Beach

Flatland: A Journey of Many Dimensions

Eighteen artists use biometric sensors, 3D projection mapping, virtual reality, and more new technology to transform five vacant storefronts into the worlds of Dissociation, Liminality, Other Worlds, Resurface, and Flatland.  

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What: Flatland: A Journey of Many Dimensions

When: Dec. 6 to 10

Where: BSMT, 32-54 SE First St., Miami

Cost: Free

www.manacontemporary.com/flatland

32-54 SE First St., Miami

Overload: Liquid Garden

Fans of “Stranger Things” will have a chance to visit The Upside Down — or something close to it — as Dutch artist Tanja Smeets transforms the north gallery of Vizcaya into “Liquid Garden,” with laser-cut felt tied with red thread taking over columns and overhangs. Art by Orlando Jacinto Garcia, David Brooks, and Arnout Meijer will also be a part of the museum and gardens’ display.

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What: Overload: Liquid Garden

When: Dec. 6 to April 2, 2018

Where: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami

Cost: $18 admission

Website: www.vizcaya.org

3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami

Dedication of Longitudinal Installation

Xavier Cortada celebrates a decade of his Longitudinal Installation by dedicating a replica of his participatory piece, which will be permanently on display at the gardens. In it, 24 shoes are placed in a circle, each aligned with a longitude. Cortada steps in front of each and reads aloud with visitors an experience of climate change from a person in that part of the world.

What: Dedication of Longitudinal Installation

When: Dec. 7

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 S. Red Road in Pinecrest

Cost: Free

Website: www.cortada.com

11000 S. Red Road in Pinecrest

Gran Centenario X Kelsey Montague

Montague joins forces with Gran Centenario Tequila from Dec. 7 to 9 to showcase her iconic angel wings mural, this time in white and gold. For every photo posted on social media, Gran Centenario will donate $10 to Mexican earthquake relief charities.

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Where: Gran Centenario X Kelsey Montague

What: Dec. 7 to 9

Where: Art Basel Tent at the Nautilus South Beach, 1825 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Cost: Free

Website: www.artbasel.com/miami-beach/hotels/nautilus

1825 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

How to Unlock a Portal

Swedish artist Jacob Felländer uses virtual reality, paintings, sculpture, and photography (with a 100-year-old camera) to tell the story of his journey the last 15 years. Artist reception Dec. 6.

What: How to Unlock a Portal

When: Dec. 7 to Feb. 11, 2018

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami

Cost: Admission $5, reception $30, and free for MOCA members, North Miami residents, and Art Basel Miami Beach VIP ticket holders

Website: www.mocanomi.org

770 NE 125th St., North Miami

Vegas: Alter Your Reality

The gallery is reopening for Art Basel and partnering with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to show five artists’ interpretations of Sin City in a 360° virtual reality art form.

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What: Vegas: Alter Your Reality

When: Dec. 7 to 9

Time: 1 to 9 p.m.

Where: Zadok Gallery, 2534 N Miami Ave., Miami

Website: www.visitlasvegas.com/alteryourreality

2534 N Miami Ave., Miami

Art-A-Peel

During Art Basel, five statues made of oranges (commissioned by the Orange Bowl) will be placed near Wynwood’s landmarks in a social media contest. Post a photo of yourself with each statue and include the hashtag #OBartapeel to get in on the fun.

What: Art-A-Peel

When: Dec. 7 to 10

Where: Wynwood

Cost: Free

wynwood, miami

Wish Tree

Yoko Ono’s participatory exhibit, which has already been in London and Los Angeles, allows guests to leave a written wish to hang from the tree. The exhibit is a part of Fair., a platform for radical female voices to start a conversation about gender equality, labor, market and capital, and to inspire women who walk through.

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What: Wish Tree

When: Dec. 7 to 10

Where: Brickell City Centre,  701 S. Miami Ave., Miami

Cost: Free

Website: www.brickellcitycentre.com

701 S. Miami Ave., Miami

Basel House Mural Festival

More than 80 local and international artists gather to create more than 50 mural projects cover six city blocks — including an interactive stroll through Kanye’s brain in the bounce-house inspired “Happy Kanye.” Plus, the three-day UNFRAMED music festival.

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What: Basel House Mural Festival

When: Dec. 8 to 10

Where: RC Cola Plant, 550 NW 24th St., Miami

Cost: Free

www.baselhouse.com

550 NW 24th St., Miami

Museum of Ice Cream

In its fourth location, the most Instagram-able museum features a pool of sprinkles, hanging fruit, whacky painted walls, and of course, ice cream. Museum opens for Art Basel Dec. 6 to 11, hard opening Dec. 13.

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What: Museum of Ice Cream

When: Dec. 6 to 11

Where: Faena District, 3400 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Cost: $98

www.museumoficecream.com/miami

3400 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

'I Can Feel' by Suzy Kellems Dominik

vagina sculpture

Visual artist Suzy Kellems Dominik installs her latest work in the lobby of The Nautilus South Beach, 1825 Collins Ave., on Dec. 3, things are about to, uh, explode. The artist describes the work as a “12-foot orgasm.” Simply put, it’s an exploding vagina sculpture. In neon. There’s no faking excitement over this one. You know it’s going to be the site of multiple selfies.

What: Suzy Kellems Dominik’s “I Can Feel”

When: Dec. 3-10

Where: Nautilus South Beach, 1825 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Free

Bridges Aderhold #MyShiningMoment

Bridges Aderhold, who is renowned for his portraits of eyes, has teamed up with Clear Eyes (yes, the eye drops) to create a pop-up where the artist will be collecting portraits for his work. To make it more fun and experiential, Clear Eyes is sponsoring a confessional booth where participants can explain their shining moment of triumph to a camera. A native Floridian, Aderhold has photographed the eyes of more than 12,000 people in the US and around the world.  

What: Bridges Aderhold pop-up

When: 10 a.m.-midnight Dec. 8-9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 10            
Where: 2328 North Miami Avenue 
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