Everything but Art Basel: Guide to Art Outside of the Festival
When Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 comes to town on December 4-7 with its brigade of artists, critics, gallerists, and curious spectators, all eyes will be on the festival. While we will certainly be keeping up with the world renowned art fair, there is plenty of art outside of the festival waiting to be discovered. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites in this guide to art outside of Art Basel Miami Beach that are worthy of a visit. In the midst of it all here in Miami Beach, the appreciation for cultural diversity and art runs deep.
11th Annual Frost Art Museum Breakfast in the Park: Daniel ArshamThe Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University is known around the world for its exquisite Outdoor Sculpture Park. In celebration of Art Basel every year, the museum hosts Breakfast in the Park. A noted sculptor is invited to speak, after which guests enjoy a breakfast outdoors, informal lecture and guided tours of The Sculpture Park and the exhibits in The Frost Art Museum. This year the guest speaker will be Daniel Arsham, an acclaimed sculptor, who was born in New York but raised here in Miami. Breakfast in the Park with Daniel Arsham will take place on Sunday, December 7, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University, Modesto Maidique Campus 10975 SW 17th Street Miami, FL 33199
Scope International Contemporary Art Show
The SCOPE International Contemporary Art Show will be held on December 3-7, 2014, at the Scope Pavilion on Ocean Drive. During the five day festival, over 100 exhibitors and 20 selected Breeder Program galleries will display groundbreaking work. Mixing fashion, music, and design, SCOPE has teamed up with VH1 for a little pop-culture during the art show. Tickets to the SCOPE Art Show begin at $30. For more information, visit the website to see which ticket option works best for you. VIP status sounds like a pretty sweet deal if you ask us!
Art MiamiArt week in Miami would not be complete without a visit to the Wynwood Arts District. Art Miami is a leading international contemporary art fair held at the Midtown Miami Complex every December. This year, Art Miami will take place December 2 – 7th, 2014. Celebrating its 25th edition this year, an amazing accomplishment, this year’s Art Miami promises to be a special one. Be sure to check out sister fair CONTEXT, highlight emerging and mid-career artists, along with Aqua Art Miami during Art Miami. Ticket information for the fair can be found here.The Art Miami Pavilion Midtown | Wynwood Arts District 3101 NE 1st Avenue Miami, FL 33137