Miami Art Week Guide 2016

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Have no clue what to do during Art Basel?  Interested in art but don't know where to start?  Check out my comprehensive guide for the ultimate Unique Art Basel Experience. Discover everything you need to know about Miami Art Week 2016 , from the must-see museum shows to best events (including VIP passes to some exclusive shows and events). Hope you enjoy!
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| Fairs | 

Miami Beach

*Art Basel Miami Beach
When: Dec. 1 - 4, 2016
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive in Miami Beach
Tickets: $50 day ticket; $105 permanent pass (check student passes)
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Aqua Art Miami
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Aqua Hotel, 1530 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: $20 one-day pass; $90 multi-day pass (multi-day pass includes access to Art Miami and Context)
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Design Miami
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Meridian Avenue and 19th Street, Miami Beach Convention Center
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $65 combo ticket
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Ink Miami Art Fair
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: Admission is free
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*Miami Project 5
When: Dec. 1 - 4, 2016
Where: 6625 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: $20 one-day pass; $35 multi-day pass
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*Pulse Miami Beach
When: Dec. 1 - 4, 2016
Where: Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $40 multi-day pass
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*Scope Miami Beach
When: Nov. 29 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Scope Pavilion, 801 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: $35 general admission; $100 VIP
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Satellite
When: Dec. 1 - 4, 2016
Where: The Parisian, 1510 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: $10
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Untitled Art Fair
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Ocean Drive and 12th Street, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: $30 general admission
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*X Contemporary
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Nobu Hotel, 4525 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Tickets: $20 one-day pass
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Mainland Miami

Art Miami
When: Nov. 29 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Art Miami Pavilion, 3101 NE 1st Avenue in Wynwood/Midtown
Tickets: $45 one-day pass; $90 multi-day pass (multi-day pass includes access to Context and Aqua Art Miami)
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*Art Beat Miami Art Fair
When: Nov. 29 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Caribbean Marketplace, 5925 NE 2nd Avenue in Little Haiti
Tickets: Free entry to the fair daily
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*Context
When: Nov. 29 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: The Context/Art Miami Pavilion, 2901 NE First Avenue in Wynwood/Midtown
Tickets: $45 one-day pass; $90 multi-day pass (multi-day pass includes access to Art Miami and Aqua Art Miami)
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Neo Global
When: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Marina Blue, 888 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132
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Pinta Miami
When: Dec. 1 - 4, 2016
Where: Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd Street in Wynwood
Tickets: Free, Donation suggested
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*Prizm Art Fair
When: Nov. 29 - Dec. 11, 2016
Where: TBD
Tickets: $15 one-day pass; $40 multi-day pass
RSVP $5 student passes

Red Dot Miami
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Red Dot Miami Tent, 1700 NE 2nd Avenue in the Miami Arts & Entertainment District
Tickets: $25 general admission; $75 five-day pass (includes access to ArtSpot Miami as well)
Free VIP Passes

*Spectrum Miami
When: Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2016
Where: Spectrum Miami Tent, 1700 NE 2nd Avenue in the Miami Arts & Entertainment District
Tickets: $25 general admission; $75 five-day pass (includes access to both ArtSpot Miami and Red Dot Miami)
Free VIP Passes


 | Events |

Monday, November 28th, 2016 |

***8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. | THE WOODNITE AFTER PARTY
Join Woodnite Radio as they celebrate the end to an amazing year and kick-off Art Basel 2016! | Sounds curated by DJ Heron and live performances by Nat"Lee, King Hoodie, Eyme XY, and James Klynn. 
Location: Art & Sol Studios, 310 NW 25th st., Miami, FL | Open to the Public

Tuesday,November 29th, 2016 |

7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | PRIZM PREVIEW | COPPER DOOR: BRUNCH FOR DINNER
Prizm Preview will feature Allison Janae Hamilton’s video installation, and a culinary pop-up experience by Jamila Ross and Akino West of the Copper Door. 
Location: Venue: 7230 NW Miami Ct. Miami, FL 33150
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***10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. | RUM & BASS BLOCK PARTY- Feat.  Walshy Fire (Major Lazer) Silent Addy + more
Location: Coyo Taco, 2300 NW 2nd ave, Miami, FL
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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 |

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | INK MIAMI ART FAIR 2016 PREVIEW BREAKFAST
Location: Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
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10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | X  CONTEMPORARY VIP VERNISSAGE & PRESS PREVIEW
Dubbed by The Daily Beast as “a REAL art star of Art Basel Miami Beach Week,” X Contemporary 2016 will be the first international modern and contemporary art fair to partner with the brand new Nobu Hotel Miami Beach.
Location: Nobu Hotel Miami Beach, 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
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6:00 p.m. – 10:00 pm | SPECTRUM FAIR OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW PARTY
The art, the events, and the excitement of Spectrum Miami all come alive on Opening Night! Enjoy the hottest tracks from New York’s DJ Keith Butler while experiencing a sneak peek at everything Spectrum Miami has to offer. 
Location: 1700 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL
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6:00 p.m. –10:00 pm | ART LAB 2: “ART LOVES FASHION”
Planet Fashion TV, the syndicated fashion series, is pleased to host “Art Loves Fashion.” This private event will feature fashion shows, cocktails, and a live performance by a special celebrity recording artist.
Location: 1700 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL
RSVP: info@planetfashiontv.com

6:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m. | MASTERS OF SOUND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Masters of Sound is a live music experience bringing together local and international music acts to rock Art Basel with six hours of high-energy performances in the heart of Wynwood.
Location: LAB Miami, 400 Northwest 26th Street, Miami, FL
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7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | PRIZIM FAMOUS ART CRITICS
The Famous Art Critics is a cohort of multi-cultural art enthusiasts who gather for dinner and dialogue  to discuss, highlight and elevate diverse individuals, institutions, and best practice for pathways to cultural equity. Dinner presented by the Copper Door.
Location: Miami Science Barge | 1075 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33130
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7:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m. | ART BEAT MIAMI PREVIEW PARTY
In its third year, Art Beat Miami will be located in the Caribbean Marketplace of the Little Haiti Cultural Center. It is a highly anticipated satellite showcase of emerging and renowned artists from Haiti and around the world, dedicated to beautifying and creating tourism as a catalyst for economic development in Little Haiti. 
Location: Caribbean Marketplace at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 5925 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL
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***10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. | DUBWISE MIAMI| featuring Protoje, Yaadcore, Cory Chase + more.
Join the KGN Family! | Free admission, arrive early| 
Location:  Coyo Taco, 2300 NW 2nd ave, Miami, FL

10:00 p.m. - until | III POINTS Presents James Blake, Airhead, and more.
Location: Magic City Studios, 6301 NE 4th Ave., Miami.  
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***10:00 p.m.- 5:00 a.m. | THE DOG MIAMI | featuring live performances by Wild Belle, Protoje, + special guests
The Dog: A bar, dancehall, and art gallery rolled into one, a site-specific and immersive experience that bridges the gap between contemporary art, culture, and music. 
Location: 1306 North Miami Ave, Miami, FL
RSVP

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 |

***10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | VIP Admission to PULSE Miami Beach + Private Preview Brunch
This VIP Pass grants you and a guest first access to PULSE Miami Beach during the Private Preview Brunch.  
Location: Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
RSVP

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | VIP PULSE MIAMI BEACH YOUNG COLLECTOR'S COCKTAILS
Includes admission to the VIP Lounge and PULSE during all public hours. 
Location: Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
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5:00 p.m to 5:00 a.m | 12 HOURS OF NAAFI by RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY
12 Hours of NAAFI is a merging of art and music, curated by Mexico City-based groundbreaking dance music label NAAFI.
Location: Coyo Taco, 2300 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL
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***6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. |NEO GLOBAL
Join KGN +  x_space Caribbean + Walshy Fire for an opening reception celebrating the contemporary Caribbean creative community! Music by Silent Addy + Jahstream |ADMISSION $10 w. RSVP
Location: Marina Blue, 888 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL
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9:00 p.m | PAMM + POPLIFE featuring Cashmere Cat, Jillionaire, Uncle Luke, and others.
Open to PAMM Sustaining and above level members as well as Art Basel Miami Beach, Design Miami, and Art Miami VIP cardholders.
Location: Pérez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.
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10:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. | III POINTS presents Young Thug, Shlohmo + more
Another addition to their Art Basel Miami 2016 concert series: FT. Young Thug, Shlohmo, Nick León, IndigoChildRick and Young Thug
Location: Magic City Studios, 6301 NE Fourth Ave., Miami, FL
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10:00 p.m.- 5:00 a.m. | THE DOG MIAMI | featuring Gaslamp Killer, Craze, + special guests
The Dog: A bar, dancehall, and art gallery rolled into one, a site-specific and immersive experience that bridges the gap between contemporary art, culture, and music. 
Location: 1306 North Miami Ave, Miami, FL
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11:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m. | HALF/FULL PARTY| Hosted by Flo Rida and a live performance by Gold Link
Half/Full parties are a weekly event hosted by the Paperwater project. Come dance to your favorite Hip-Hop and R & B songs of the 90's and 2000's. 
Location: Rec Room, 1690 Collins Avenue #2, Miami Beach, FL
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Friday, December 2nd, 2016 |

6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | AFROPOLITAN MIAMI: AFRO CARIBBEAN MIXER
Join in as as they kick off Art Basel Weekend with an Afropolitan twist! | Complimentary admission before 7pm with | Come early to network (6-8p) | Stay late to party (8-11p)  
Location: MOCA Cafe & Lounge, 738 NE 125th St, North Miami, FL
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7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. | THE ART OF CONVERSATION
An evening dedicated to the fusion of Art & Conversation between Generation X and Millennial Professionals, hosted by: Chairman Keon Hardemon & Super Model Tyson Beckford. | featuring complimentary cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and local art exhibits. 
Location: The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex, 819 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL
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8:00 pm - 2:00 am | BLACK SPACE MATTERS: ART IS MUSIC AND MUSIC IS ART
Featuring music by Yaadcore and work from visual artist Natty Rebel.
Location: Art & Sol Studios, 310 Northwest 25th St, Miami, FL
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8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | YOUNG COLLECTOR'S ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Enjoy ice cream and meet like-minded art appreciators, DJ set by Millionyoung.  Enjoy ice cream, hand-crafted cocktail and an all-access pass to the Superfine!, an art fair with a central focus on creating access for all levels of collectors.
Location: 56 Northeast 29th Street, Miami, FL
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8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | SWERVE BASEL | featuring Ye Ali, Twelve'len + more, Hosted by Sean Bang
Swerve Basel is a culmination of various creatives from South Florida coming together to bring you one hell of a showcase. Broward based clothing brand and creative content company Vintage Stereon will also feature their new fall collection.
Location: Miami LIVE, 912 71st Street, Miami Beach, FL
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***8:00 p.m, - 1 a.m. | REVOLT + CADILLAC  presents THE ART OF DARING Feat. Special Guest: Jhene Aiko Interview magazine and Cadillac host a cocktail party to celebrate their commission of works by artists Derrick Adams, Shantell Martin, Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic and Ellington Robinson
Location: MAPS Backlot, 342 Northwest 24th Street, Miami FL
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10:00 p.m.- 5:00 a.m. | THE DOG MIAMI PEACHFUZZ| featuring DZA, Jubilee + special guests
The Dog: A bar, dancehall, and art gallery rolled into one, a site-specific and immersive experience that bridges the gap between contemporary art, culture, and music. 
Location: 1306 North Miami Ave, Miami, FL
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11:00 p.m.  - 5:00 a.m.  | 1 AM VIBES BASEL | featuring Gucci Mane, 070Shake, Theophilus London + More
Interactive art installations, a short art film by Mark Anthony Green, rare photographs from Sickamore and live performances.
Location: Cafeina, 297 Northwest 23rd Street, Miami, FL
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Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 |

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | TEXTURE MAGAZINE PRESENTS: THE ART FACTORY
Texture Magazine is bringing 4 amazing visual Kings together for a night of thought provoking visuals and one of the Dopest All Black male exhibits!  Featuring art by emerging and existing contemporary African American male artists; Knowledege Bennett, Jovan Stroop (This Respek Art), Brandon "BMike" Odums, Corey Deshon. Sounds curated by celebrity DJ Olivia Dope.  
Location: Art & Sol Studios, 310 Northwest 25th Street, Miami, FL
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***6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | EVERYDAY PEOPLE MIAMI featuring live perfromance by Ari Lennox (Dreamville)
Join The KGN x Fade to Black x EverydayPeople fora celebration of art and culture | Music by DJs mOma, Rich Knight, Silent Addy + more
Location:  Sidebar Miami, 337 Southwest 8th st., Miami, FL
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9:00 p.m. - Till | BACK TO BLACK
Black to Black is where art and the turn up converge. Yeleen Gallery, South Florida's largest black owned art gallery in Miami.  
Location: Yeelen Gallery | 294 NW 54th Miami, FL
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***10:00 p.m. - 5:00 am | THE DOG MIAMI + ADIDAS presents THE DO OVER  | featuring special guests
The Dog: A bar, dancehall, and art gallery rolled into one, a site-specific and immersive experience that bridges the gap between contemporary art, culture, and music. 
Location: 1306 North Miami Ave, Miami, FL
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Sunday, December 4th, 2016 |

10:30 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. | AUTO PROMENADE WYNWOOD| 
The second edition of Auto Promenade Wynwood will shut down three blocks in Miami for a showcase of 66 "Road Art" automobiles. Look for classic and vintage antiques, artist painted cars, exotic sports and custom-built supercars. 
Location: NW 20th to NW 23rd Streets | Free and open to the public

12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | ZUVAA POP UP STORE MIAMI
Join Zuvaa for the last pop-up shop of the year in Miami. Shop Beautiful African Inspired Items from the Zuvaa Marketplace!
Location:Fussé Studios, 327 Northeast 59th Terrace, Miami, FL
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12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | THE ART OF BAE GALLERY
A gallery created to shine light on modern & contemporary female artists from around the world. 
Location: 8 & 9 Showroom, 7814 NE 4th Ct, Miami, FL
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***7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | MIAMI VICE EPISODE
Art Basel weekend's event that celebrates dancehall culture in its purest form, the spirit of the "street dance". | Music by Silent Addy, Reid Waters + more. | Gyal Dem Free, Men $10 admission | Arrive early
Location: Gramps Bar Wynwood,  176 NW 24th St, Miami, FL|

9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m | SUNDAZE: 40 OZ BOUNCE MIAMI BASEL EDITION
Location: Sidebar Miami, 337 SW 8th St, Miami, FL
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***10:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m. | THE SHRINE  
The Shrine is the definition of a Diasporic Turn-Up. | Features Dj Moma (Everyday People NYC) playing Afrobeats, Silent Addy repping for Dancehall and reggae culture, LL Cool Blaze (Island 360) and Haiti's very own Dj Bullet! Get free to a range sounds from Wiz Kid to Fela to Machel Montano and Popcaan!
Location: Coyo Taco, 2300 NW 2nd ave,
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