Who says all the art is on the beach?
Well, it’s not. On the mainland, nothing screams the beginning of season like the white art tens going up in Midtown. If Wynwood is calling your name, HIVE is literally abuzz with street art and pop up installations. In downtown, the unique Jimmy’s Thrift has opened shop, and Brickell City Centre is getting in on the action with the girl power collection, Fair. (including Yoko Ono’s traveling “Wish Tree”).
P.S., if you do want to hit the beach, that’s totally cool, check out our list here.
A celebration of Mexican contemporary and pop art by artists Jorge Marin, Jesus Lima, Neon Caron, Alvaro Cuevas, Gabriela Montano, and Romero Britto of Brazil and Carlos Luna of Cuba.
CasaCor Miami and Swire Properties teamed up to adorned three penthouses in the brand-new RISE condominium tower with the works of more than 20 international interior designers, artists and architects.
Vibram Sole Factor Tour
A mobile cobbler will upgrade the soles of your shoes, celebrating 80 years of creating its iconic Italian footwear.
What: Vibram Sole Factor Tour
When: Dec. 5 and 6
Time: 1 to 9 pm.
Where: Jungle Plaza, 3801 NE First Ave., Miami
White Cube Pop-Up Exhibition
Hailing from Ghana, artist Ibrahim Mahama creates a large-scale installation made of “shoemaker boxes.”
What: White Cube Pop-Up Exhibition
When: Dec. 5 to 10
Where: 3802 NE First Ave. #109, Miami
A global art fair honing in on the African Diaspora and the themes of colonialism, adaptation, and identity.
Artist Azikiwe Mohammed creates a fictional thrift store in the fictional town of New Davonhaime — a combination of the five most populated black comunities in the country (new Orleans, Detroit, Jackson, Birmingham and Savannah).
Artists come together for three major Miami Art Week exhibits “Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom,” “Now or Neverland Art Fair: Ode to Hip Hop,” and Art Beat Miami Art Fair, as well as a Caribbean Market Day and fashion show on Dec. 9.
The big tent is back with art labs, talks, sessions with artists, and of art of all media from contemporary artists from around the world.
Red Dot Miami
In the heart of the A&E District, more than 50 galleries display work from 300 high-end, contemporary artists.
The high-end art fair returns for a fifth year inside the Spectrum tent.
In its 28th year, Miami’s original and longest-running contemporary and modern art fair has moved to downtown’s One Herald Plaza, where art lovers can take in work from more than 140 exhibitors. Check out Deborah Azzopardi’s “Love is the Answer,” a tribute to the late Amy Winehouse.
CONTEXT Art Miami
Art Miami’s sister fair launched in 2012 and creates an open dialogue between artists, galleries, and collectors while examining emerging talent.
Focus on Puerto Rico
A new residency, Puerto Rican artists are given a space to work on their craft and showcase their work.
Wynwood will be abuzz with cocktails and culinary, with a circular mixology bar, spirits, a grand tasting hall with dishes from around the world, and live music from Miami DJs. On Dec. 10, enjoy the “Behind the Bar” mixology competition.
Brickell City Centre’s open spaces are transformed into a platform for radical female voices to start a conversation about gender equality, labor, market and capital, and to inspire women who walk through. The exhibit includes Yoko Ono’s “Wish Tree,” where guests can leave a written wish to hang from the tree.
This feminist, autobiographically inspired art show featured life-sized portraits and installations by Diana Gomez.
Art Basel Breakfast in the Park
Enjoy an outdoor breakfast with art collectors, patrons, gallery owners, and artists from around the world, as well as an informal lecture and guided tours of the museum. Los Angeles-based artist Daniel Joseph Martinez will be speaking.