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Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 is held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Drive, at Miami Beach. But when folks talk about Art Basel they are referring to all the events, galleries and artists that take over the Design District, South Beach, Wynwood and more.

A few of the major art fairs that take place include; Scope, Design Miami, Pulse, Untitled, X Contemporary, Art Miami, Context, Spectrum, Red Dot, Conception, The Fearless Artist, and Prizm.

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Tuesday, December 5th:

Scope International Contemporary Art Show. SCOPE Miami Beach opens for the Platinum First View on Tuesday, December 5th; followed by the VIP and Press Preview. The fair will run through Sunday, December 10th. 801 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139 Tickets cost ADMISSION Free for VIP cardholders, $150 General VIP, $100 Public, $35 Student.
* Be sure to check us out! Gallery 38 featuring artist, King Saladeen, Booth E29.

The Fearless Artist: TFAPOPUP presents Noise: A Group Art Exhibition focusing on the intersection of NOISE and Silence and the creative interpretation of that experience through Artistic Expression through December 10th with an open gallery and pop-up events from 10am till at least 2am. TFA is an experiential art event where emerging and mid-career artists can show and sell affordable artwork and engage with art fans and collectors. TFA’s pop-up nights include a Latin night, art x fashion + music night and feature celebrities and cultural influencers. This TFAFORUM will discuss mental wellness issues in teh creative community and will include live art demonstrations, artist talks and a special DJ set by h2the.

The Hole Gallery and Tara Subkoff present an all-female performance entitled “Doe a deer a female deer in the head lights and other cliches that are real” at the EDITION on their Tropicale Lawn on December 5th at 8PM. Invite only. 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

White Cube presents an off-site project by Ibrahim Mahama, featuring Non-Orientable Nkansa, a towering sculpture comprised of hundreds of ‘shoemaker boxes’. Open from December 5 – December 10. 3802 NE 1st Avenue, #109, Miami Design District.

Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian are back with Present Abstract/Not Abstract. This will be the third thematic exhibition to be presented in the Miami Design District during Art Basel Miami Beach by Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch. The December 2017 exhibition will explore contemporary approaches to abstraction in painting. Abstract/Not Abstract will include work by the greatest artists working today who redefine abstraction for our time. December 5 to December 9 – 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, December 10th – 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 191 NE 40th Street. There will also be a cocktail event at Moore Elastika which is invite only.

Muccia Prada hosts Prada’s official Basel a dinner at Ice Palace Studios on December 5th. Invite only. 59 NW 14th St, Miami.

Surface Magazine teams up with chef Daniel Humm and his team from Eleven Madison Park to create Surface x EMP Experience for a two-day, invite-only lunch and dinner series on December 4th and 5th. (Check back for a’ddl details)

White Wall and Vilebrequin take over the Nautilus pool on December 5th from 6-8PM. Drinks by Chateau d’Esclans, Whispering Angel. 1825 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Vanity Fair & Genesis hosts a dinner honoring Bruce Weber on December 5th at 7:30PM at Forte dei Marmi. Invite only.

The Vibram Sole Truck, a 38-foot mobile cobbler shop that upgrades footwear with a Vibram sole, will be in the Design District’s Jungle Plaza, December 5-6 from 1-9pm. There is also a private event happening on December 4th from 6-9 PM. 3801 NE 1st Ave. in Miami’s Design District.

WWD “The Art Of Fashion” is multi-day exhibit open from December 4th through December 10th. WWD will use its extensive archives of more than 6 million fashion images to showcase the longstanding intersection of fashion and art. Paradise Plaza Event Space, 151 NE 41st Street, 3RD Floor, Miami Design District.

Wednesday, December 6th:

AQUA Art Miami: AQUA Press Preview will take place on December 6th and the fair will be open to the public thereafter through December 10th. Gallery 38 will present a group show at this Aqua Art Miami featuring our roster of artists shown with successful galleries shows this year. The exhibition includes Moncho 1929, Sharon Barnes, Reisig and Taylor , Sam Pace, and Patrick Henry Johnson. December 6th-10th, 2017. AQUA is located at 1530 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139 |

Suzy Kellems Dominik presents “12-foot orgasm”, a multi-sensory neon sculpture installation from December 3rd through December 10th at The Nautilus Hotel with an artist talk taking place on December 6 at noon. RSVP, space limited. 1825 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Check out the Faena hotel from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on December 6th and look up for a swarm of drones by Amsterdam-based duo Studio Drift initiated by BMW. (Date and time are subject to change due to weather.)

Cos x Studio Swine will present “new spring” a large-scale exhibition taking place throughout Miami Art Week designed by London-based design duo Studio Swine (Super Wide Interdisciplinary New Explorers) formed by Japanese architect Azusa Murakami and British artist, Alexander Groves. The installation will be open December 6-10 at 1415 Euclid Avenue, Miami Beach.

Luminaire, located in the Design District, will host the launch of Cassina’s monograph, This Will Be the Place, a book in honor of the brand’s 90th anniversary that explores the future of domestic design. RSVP here. 4100 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 104.

Thursday, December 7th:

The Wynwood Walls: Wynwood Walls, perhaps more appropriately named, Wynwood’s Instagram HQ will be adding 12 new murals, host a slew of private and public events with a yet to be announced performance on December 5th and December 7th. 2520 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127

Perrier-Jouet’s Champagne Garden: Perrier-Jouet opens their “enchanted, immersive” digital art installation mounted in collaboration with buzzy Chicago art collective, Luftwerk. The space will be a maze of projected color and light, in Luftwerk duo, Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero signature style. To unveil the installation, Perrier-Jouët will host an event the evening of December 7th at 1111 Lincoln Road, with a live special guest performance by Ellie Goulding. Invite only. Perrier-Jouët will also host an invite-only event at ORA on December 7th.

Moschino throws a party again this year taking over Eden Roc on December 7th. invite only. 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Luminaire, located in the Design District, will open its latest exhibition on Shiro Kuramata, featuring a collection of unique pieces that highlight his abundant creativity and sensitivity to form, including works that are a part of the permanent MoMA Collection. Select pieces that are included in the Cappellini collection will also be on display. RSVP here. 3901 NE 2nd Avenue.

Michael Wein’s opening of “ROYGBIV” will take place from 6-9PM in the Wynwood Art District, 532 NW 29th Street, Miami FL. On view December 8th – Sunday, December 10th 12PM-9PM. invite-only

AMEX’s Edition Hotel Takeover: EDITION Miami Beach will be hosting a packed schedule of festivities and a partnership with AMEX who will debute an installation by British stage designer Es Devlin and a lavish seaside tent offering beauty services, fitness classes, and a new restaurant, which will play host to a top-secret performance on December 7. 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

W Magazine and Oliver Peoples celebrates The Next Wave of collectors in art, fashion, music and design in Miami on December 7th at The Nautilus Hotel Tent, 1825 Collins Avenue. Invite only.

LVCVA (Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority) has partnered up with five internationally-renowned artists to share their interpretations of Las Vegas in a 360° virtual reality art form after their visits. Zadok Gallery, 2534 N Miami Ave. On view December 7- December 9.

Bombay Sapphire’s 8th Annual Artisan Series Finale: Bombay Sapphire who had the daily open bar last year at SCOPE will host its 8th annual artisan series finale, in which one lucky artisan is awarded for their submission from the SCOPE Miami art fair. This year, the festivities will be hosted by Issa Rae (Insecure) at the Versace mansion, The Villa Casa Casuarina.

Lexus and Whitewall Mag will host “Art as Activism, The Role of the Feminist Artist Today” with Jasmine Wahl, Casey Fremont, Zoe Buckman, and Katy Donoghue. December 7th, 11AM. Faena Hotel, 3201 Collins Ave. (Space is limited, email [email protected])

Sant Ambroeus x Superga will celebrate a collaboration launch during Art Basel at The Rooftop at The Webster on Thursday, December 7th with music by Harley Viera-Newton. Invite only. 1220 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.

PAMM Presents; PAMM’s signature Thursday night event (from 9pm-midnight) featuring live music, libations, and more. Featured performers include DJ Maseo of De La Soul, Young Paris, Holly Hunt, and Aja Monet. More information is available here.

Patricia Field ARTFASHION Opening Night: Gallery exhibition and pop-up shop featuring a curated selection of one-of-a-kind clothing, accessories, and art. There will also be sculptures by Kyle Brincefield, Scooter Laforge, Jody Morlock, Suzan Pitt, Steven Wine and Iris Bonner. The launch party will take place at the White Dot Gallery on December 7th, from 7 to 9PM. 2245 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127

The National YoungArts Foundation and ONE Sotheby’s International Realty will host an exclusive brunch and tour at the Jewel Box at YoungArts to officially kick off the 16th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach for the fair’s VIP ticket holders and YoungArts special guests. Guests will be treated to breakfast and libations with private gallery tours of the YoungArts alumni exhibition, IMAGINATION LAND: Fantastical Narrative, curated by Derrick Adams, followed by an intimate design conversation with Simon Haas in the Jewel Box. 2100 Biscayne Blvd, Invite only.

Artsy Projects Miami will take over the historic Bath Club in Miami Beach on December 7th with immersive installations that draw on found materials and sculptural forms to explore tensions and anxieties of today’s culture featuring new works by FlucT, Samara Golden, Jillian Mayer, and Maria Nepomuceno. Performances will take place at 1:00pm and 4:00pm. You can RSVP here.

Friday, December 8th:

The Freehand Miami will host a “New York Takeover” on Friday, December 8th, giving guests a first look at the upcoming Freehand New York, opening in Gramercy Park in mid-January 2018. Bard College MFA student, Martin Katzoff, will paint a live large-format mural poolside at the Broken Shaker to be unveiled on Sunday, December 10th.

The Museum of Ice Cream lands in Miami at Faena. The Sunset Soiree will include music, drinks, sweets and swimming in the sprinkle pool. 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140 Invite only.

INTERCULTURAL Art Talk with Sheinina Lolita Raj will be happening at the Miami Design Preservation League’s Art Deco Museum, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach on Friday, December 8th from 4:00-6:00PM. RSVP required.

The Nautilus Hotel, hosts an exhibition of paintings by Paul Sevigny — followed by a party with Sevigny DJing — on Friday, December 8th at 9:00- 11:00PM. 1825 Collins Avenue. Invite only.

Marriott International will celebrate the premiere of a new documentary series, StoryBooked which captures the journeys of four emerging artists venturing to Japan, Italy, Spain and Peru seeking the ultimate in creative inspiration. DJ Virgil Abloh will headline the opening at the W South Beach. W South Beach Wet Pool, 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach Invite only.

SCOPE will once again host its popular after-party with a special performance by Jesse Boykins III, courtesy of Def Jam. Friday, December 8th, 9pm – 12am. Invite only. ORA Nightclub, 2000 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. Be sure to drop by Gallery 38 at Booth E29 with King Saladeen.

Saturday, December 9th:

Artsy and Lehmann Maupin will co-host a conversation between Fernández and Artsy’s Curator-at-Large, Matthew Israel in celebration of Teresita Fernández: Wayfinding, the artist’s first major monograph on the Matador Terrace at the EDITION. 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. Invite only.

Phil Collins’ Annual Gala: Phil Collins and his wife Orianne Collins will be hosting their 3rd annual Dreaming on The Beach gala to benefit The Little Dreams Foundation for young performers. Collins will headline the evening’s long list of performers taking the stage at the Fillmore Theater, which also includes KT Tunstall and Italian singing sensation Laura Pausini. Fillmore – 1700 Washington Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139 | Win Free Tickets here.

New York’s favorite downtown fashion brand Public School is celebrating a special one-off charity fundraiser with SAKS raising money for Puerto Rico at the EDITION’s Basement Bowl on December 9th. The EDITION will also play host to The Academy x Highsnobiety x Galerie Perrotin’s fête, Virgil Abloh & Friends, and DJ’s Blondish and Abracadabra that same night. 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. Invite only.

Sunday, December 10th:

Here’s a list of the 2016 Miami Art Week fairs and festivals:
Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach 
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive in Miami Beach
Tickets: $50 day ticket; $105 permanent pass (if purchased online in advance)
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Scope Miami Beach 
Where: Scope Pavilion, 801 Ocean Drive on Miami Beach
Tickets: $35 general admission; $100 VIP
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Aqua Art Miami 
Where: Aqua Hotel, 1530 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
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 
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 
Where: Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: Admission is free
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Lingerie Francaise 
Where: The Sagamore Hotel, 1671 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: Admission is free
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NADA Art Fair Miami Beach 
Where: Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: $20 single day; $40 run of show 
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Pulse Miami Beach 
Where: Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $40 multi-day pass
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Untitled Art Fair 
Where: Ocean Drive and 12th Street on Miami Beach
Tickets: $30 general admission
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Where: The Parisian, 1510 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: $10
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X Contemporary 
Where: Nobu Hotel, 4525 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach
Tickets: $20 one-day pass
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Mainland Miami

Art Miami 
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 
Where: Caribbean Marketplace, 5925 NE 2nd Avenue in Little Haiti
Tickets: Free entry to the fair daily
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The Fearless Artist 
Where: 255 NW 23rd St (off NW 2nd ave) in Wynwood, Miami
Tickets: Free
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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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ArtSpot Miami 
Where: ArtSpot Miami Tent, 1700 NE 2nd Avenue in the Miami Arts & Entertainment District
Tickets: $25 general admission; $75 five-day pass (includes access to both Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami)
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Spectrum Miami 
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)
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Red Dot Miami 
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 both ArtSpot Miami and Red Dot Miami)
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Superfine Fair – The Fairest Fair 
Where: Art Miami Pavilion, 56 NE 29th Street in Wynwood/Midtown, Miami
Tickets: $7.77 One Day Pass, $33.33 Multi Day Pass (Free for Superfine! Collectors’ Society Members)
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Prizm Art Fair 
Where: TBD
Tickets: $15 one-day pass; $40 multi-day pass
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Art of Black Miami 
When: During Art Basel and year round
Where: Kroma Art Space, 3670 Grand Avenue in Coconut Grove, among other locations
Tickets: Prices vary depending on event
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