What Are The Best Museums In Miami, Florida?
If you are traveling to Florida, then you must stop and check out Miami. In fact, Miami is the major hotspot in Florida. Furthermore, Miami has some of the best beaches, restaurants, shopping, music venues and art museums on the East Coast. There are a number of art museums that you much check out in Miami. For instance, you should make sure to visit Bass Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lowe Art Museum, World Erotic Art Museum, Art Read the rest of this entry »
Most people associate Miami with the South Beach neighborhood, but Wynwood and the Design District are getting more attention for their hundreds of art galleries. Here are five of the best.
David Castillo Gallery
Named the “Best Art Gallery” of 2010 by the Miami New Times, this Wynwood hot spot highlights works by emerging and mid-career artists. Owner David Castillo appeals to an international audience and has put on over 60 showcases since the gallery opened in 2005.
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A surprising find that is pleasant and relaxing, while at the same time being engaging and exciting, is the Art Fusion Galleries, located in the Miami Wynwood Art District. There is an entire spectrum of artists from the serious and contemplative, to the light and whimsical.
The artists who are represented, have a varied background; some are self-taught, involved in the techno-media fields such as photography and altered images; others come from a more conservative background, with traditional art school training. Everything is here and there is no Read the rest of this entry »
Miami is filled with so many museums it can be hard to know where to begin. Some offer free admission on certain days, making them the best choices for a weekend out.
The Jewish Museum of Florida is set in the first synagogue that was built on Miami Beach. The museum is not only about the interesting architecture and ornate stained glass windows, it also features traveling exhibits on Jewish history, culture, art and values. The museum has free entry every Saturday and is always free for children under six.
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One of the most anticipated art shows of the winter takes place in Miami from December 5 to December 9, 2012. The show is simply called Art Miami. The show features contemporary and modern art from over one hundred art galleries. This annual event takes place at the Art Miami Pavilion.
The AOA Tribal Art Miami Show also takes place during December. The show dates are December 4 to December 9, 2012. This show features tribal art from the Americas, Africa and Oceania. Visitors to this show will see African masks, house panels and oceanic Read the rest of this entry »
Between fall and winter this year Miami is hosting what will surely be an event to remember. There will be literally something for everyone. An international art show such as this one provides flavors of such a vast variety that to miss this bit of culture would border on travesty. More than 260 galleries from North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and even local artists will take part. I am excited to say that there will be a Picasso up for auction.
Art is the universal language of emotion with no age limit or Read the rest of this entry »
The Most Anticipated Art Shows of the Summer.
Miami’s many art galleries offer a wide variety of both local and national art. Artist from all levels and from all cultures exhibit their wares at Miami’s many shows, festivals and galleries. When visitors first arrive at Miami International Airport, they are greeted with the layered glass artwork from local artist Christopher Janney titled Rainbow Pathway. Jen Stark is another top Miami artist who is obsessed with color and specializes in murals in many formats. Art lovers should be sure to visit the Wynwood Read the rest of this entry »
Most of us know what it’s like to endure and survive the long and sometimes bitter winter in anticipation of spring. As the birds begin to sing again, as seedlings begin to push their way through the soil to find the sun, we begin to feel lighter and come out of our homes a little more often.
Springtime is a time for many fun activities and what better way to celebrate the birth of a new season than Read the rest of this entry »
Miami is famous for many things, but one of its lesser-known attractions is perhaps one that should be on everyone’s list of things to do, and soon. Miami has “Art Week” which is a collision of art, fashion, and festival. When Art Week comes to town, thousands of artists, collectors, dealers, buyers, and curators descend upon the city and occupy it in the most colorful way. “Art Miami” as the locals call it, is essentially a showcase for the very best modern and contemporary art as displayed by galleries the world over.
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Whether it is the climate or the atmosphere, there is no denying that Miami has become home to some of the world’s most interesting and diverse artists.
Brazilian born, Romero Britto, combines influences from cubism with pop, resulting in a vibrant style described as warm, optimistic and loving. His pop sensibility has lead to many collaborations with international companies such as Audi, Bentley, Disney and Evian. In 2010, he created the official poster for the FIFA World Cup. His work has been exhibited in over 100 countries. Read the rest of this entry »