SocialMiami’s Art Basel 2014 Event Guide
Art’s winter playground, Art Basel Miami Beach, returns to welcome art lovers to the favorite winter meeting place for the international artworld, presenting artwork from across the globe. With miles of sandy beaches dotted with classic Art Deco architecture, world-class art museums and a glittering nightlife, Miami Beach ranks among America’s most iconic cities. During Art Basel, it embraces the artworld with special exhibitions at museums and galleries across the city, creating a dense and dynamic cultural event.
SocialMiami’s Art Basel 2014 Guide once again provides vital details for navigating the multitude of satellite exhibitions, fairs and non-stop festivities that erupt with excitement throughout the entire city leading up to and during the week-long event. What to Know and Where to Go…
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
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
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 email@example.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.
Adjacent to Miami Beach Convention Center
Meridian Avenue & 19th Street, Miami Beach
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.
910 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
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
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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.
46 N. 36th Street, Wynwood Art District
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
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
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
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.
1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
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
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.
3852 North Miami Avenue, Miami Design District
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.
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU
10975 S.W. 17th Street, Miami