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*** GUIDE TO ART WEEK: Fairs, Shows, Exhibitions & Galleries

*** GUIDE TO ART WEEK: Fairs, Shows, Exhibitions & Galleries

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Art Week is a global celebration of contemporary art, uniting artists, collectors, and enthusiasts worldwide. It showcases diverse artistic styles and mediums, providing emerging talents a vital platform for recognition. Established artists and galleries benefit from its marketplace, driving sales and influencing the art market. Art Week fosters critical discourse, hosting discussions that explore art’s societal role. It impacts culture, adorning public spaces with installations, enriching a city’s cultural identity. This event’s global reach connects individuals across borders, promoting international collaboration and cross-cultural dialogue. Art Week stands as a dynamic canvas reflecting the ever-evolving narrative of contemporary art, with Art Basel as its iconic epicenter, setting trends and defining the global art scene for Miami

Art Week –  Wed., Dec. 6th- Sun., Dec. 10th
Art Basel – Fri., Dec. 8th- Sun., Dec. 10th



ART BASEL | For Art World Connoisseurs
A prestigious, globally recognized art fair, originally founded in Switzerland in 1970 and now held in Miami Beach. It serves as a pivotal meeting point for artists, collectors, and galleries, significantly shaping the contemporary art landscape. Art Basel Miami Beach


ART Miami: A Contemporary Art Oasis
A dynamic artistic hub that curates a diverse range of emerging and established artists. It offers a vibrant atmosphere to explore an extensive spectrum of artistic expressions, making it a must-visit for art enthusiasts.
Art Miami

AQUA Art Miami: Discover Emerging Artistry
A platform dedicated to emerging artists and young galleries, Aqua Art Miami provides a relaxed and intimate environment to discover fresh talent, fostering a unique connection between creators and visitors.
Aqua Art Miami

CONTEXT Art Miami: Exploring Art’s New Horizons
This fair complements Art Miami by showcasing mid-career and emerging artists. It presents a diverse range of artistic styles, making it a fantastic opportunity to explore contemporary art.
Context Art Miami

DESIGN Miami: Where Art and Design Converge
Focusing on collectible design, Design Miami explores the intersection of art, architecture, and design with unique and innovative pieces that redefine the boundaries of creativity.
Design Miami

INK Miami Art Fair: Celebrating Works on Paper
An exclusive destination dedicated to works on paper, INK Miami Art Fair features a captivating blend of printmaking, drawings, and paper-based art from diverse artists, both established and emerging.
Ink Miami Art Fair

NADA Miami: Spotlight on Emerging Artists

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) fair shines a spotlight on emerging talent and showcases avant-garde art, fostering a vibrant artistic community.
NADA Miami

UNTITLED, Art: Contemporary Gems on the Beach
The premier independent art fair, unfolds annually on the picturesque sands of Miami Beach. Committed to nurturing the broader art landscape, it offers an inclusive and cooperative stage for encountering contemporary artworks by emerging talents and revered historical figures.
Untitled, Miami Beach

SUPERBLUE Art Fair: A World of Immersive Art
An immersive art experience redefining traditional exhibitions, Superblue offers an interactive and multisensory journey through groundbreaking installations, digital art, and experiential works that challenge perceptions and reshape the art experience.

SUPERFINE!: Accessible Art for All:
Dedicated to accessible art, Superfine! champions emerging artists and appeals to both seasoned collectors and newcomers with its diverse range of contemporary works.

PINTO Miami Art Fair: Latin American Art Showcase
A premier showcase spotlighting contemporary Latin American and Ibero-American artists, PINTO fosters a vibrant fusion of cultural narratives and artistic visions.
Pinta Miami

PRIZM Art Fair: Diverse Voices in Art
Dedicated to artists of the African diaspora, PRIZM showcases diverse and thought-provoking contemporary art from the global Black community.

RED DOT Miami: Discover Art That Resonates
Known for its diverse range of artists and styles, Red Dot provides opportunities to discover art that resonates personally, making it an engaging experience for all art enthusiasts.
Red Dot Miami

SCOPE Miami Beach: Cutting-Edge Contemporary Art
A cutting-edge fair known for its contemporary art offerings, attracting emerging and established artists and galleries, providing a glimpse into the forefront of the art world.
Scope Miami Beach

SPECTRUM Art Fair: A Kaleidoscope of Artistry
An exceptional artistic voyage that unveils a kaleidoscope of talent, uniting visionary artists from various cultural backgrounds and artistic disciplines to ignite your imagination with a stunning array of contemporary creations. Spectrum Miami


Wynwood Walls: This renowned outdoor gallery showcases vibrant street art and murals by local and international artists. Wynwood Walls

The Underline: An urban trail and linear park, The Underline incorporates art installations, enhancing Miami’s public spaces. The Underline

Faena Art: The Faena District in Miami Beach features captivating public art installations, blending art, culture, and architecture. Feana District

Miami Design District: An art-centric neighborhood, it boasts contemporary art installations and high-end boutiques. Miami Design District

Collins Park, Miami Beach: Home to the Bass Museum and public art, Collins Park is a cultural hub with sculptures and green spaces. Collins Park

Bayfront Park: A waterfront park with sculptures and art installations, Bayfront Park offers scenic views and artistic experiences. Bayfront Park

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) Sculpture Garden: Explore outdoor sculptures in the museum’s lush gardens, featuring contemporary and modern art. Mary M. and Sash A. Spencer Sculpture Garden

Brickell City Centre: This mixed-use development incorporates public art installations and a thriving urban environment. Brickell City Centre

Lincoln Road, Miami Beach: A pedestrian mall lined with shops and cafes, Lincoln Road features art installations and a vibrant atmosphere. Lincoln Road Shopping District


Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM): A contemporary art museum with a stunning waterfront location, PAMM features international and local artists in a dynamic setting. PAMM

The Bass Museum of Art: A Miami Beach institution, The Bass offers contemporary art exhibitions and engaging programs in a historic setting. The Bass

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami): ICA Miami focuses on contemporary art exhibitions, providing a platform for emerging and established artists. ICA Miami

Wynwood Walls: This outdoor art park in the heart of Wynwood showcases stunning street art and murals from renowned artists. Wynwood Walls

The Wolfsonian-FIU: A museum dedicated to design and propaganda, The Wolfsonian explores the role of art and design in shaping society. The Wolfsonian

HistoryMiami Museum: Discover Miami’s rich history and culture through exhibitions and artifacts that celebrate the city’s diverse heritage. HistoryMiami Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami: An innovative contemporary art museum, MOCA North Miami spotlights local and global artists through exhibitions and educational programs. MOCA North Miami

The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse: This private collection features contemporary and modern art in a spacious, warehouse-style setting. The Margulies Collection

Rubell Museum Miami: A vast contemporary art collection housed in a former DEA warehouse, the Rubell Museum offers an immersive art experience. Rubell Museum

Museum of Graffiti: Explore the history and evolution of graffiti art, featuring works by legendary artists and emerging talents. Museum of Graffiti


ThankYouX: “Want to Be Reminded” Mural Unveiling – Wednesday, December 6
Arlo Wynwood has partnered with internationally recognized L.A.-based artist and painter ThankYouX, a leader in the NFT space who is bridging the gap between the traditional art and crypto worlds, to create a brand-new mural on the rooftop called “Want to Be Reminded.” ThankYouX’s creation will showcase the energy and movement around the city by incorporating unique color schemes that represent both the hotel and the neighborhood. The mural will be unveiled on Wednesday, December 6, from 6-9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees must RSVP via Eventbrite.

LUA & Mareas, Gravitational Attraction, by Ingrid Haubrich for ADRIANA HOYOS – Wednesday, December 6
Furniture and art collide during Miami Art Week when luxury international furniture brand and interior design studio ADRIANA HOYOS hosts a live painting event in collaboration with world-renowned artist Ingrid Haubrich. Attendees will be able to witness Haubrich creating a custom, one-of-a-kind statement piece from ADRIANA HOYOS’ latest home furnishings collection, LUA, inspired by the moon. Haubrich will also showcase additional art pieces (using two LUA End Table 100s as canvases), with proceeds from the collaboration benefiting the nonprofit Beaux Arts Miami. The exclusive, invite-only event will take place on Wednesday, December 6, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the new ADRIANA HOYOS Design Atelier in Coral Gables.

Ingrid Haubrich
Ingrid Haubrich | Photo courtesy of Lombardis Brand Experience


The Balfour Hotel Presents Lost at Sea by Gustavo Oviedo – Wednesday, December 6

On December 6 at 7 p.m., The Balfour Hotel will unveil local artist Gustavo Oviedo’s exhibit, “Lost at Sea.” The immersive, thought-provoking exhibition will delve into underwater discovery, coastal documentation and debris analysis. These works exemplify Gustavo Oviedo’s artistic style with large-scale paintings of organic forms straight from the depths of the ocean’s cosmic consciousness. Reflective surfaces and multisensory installations invite attendees on a transformative journey, encouraging introspection and connection to the vast ocean. The event will include passed bites and complimentary beverages; a pop-up display by emerging luxury handbag brand Piper & Skye, recognized as a global leader in responsibly-made oceanic leather accessories; as well as live entertainment, and an opportunity to meet the artist. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP via Eventbrite.

Reyna Noriega x Nautilus Sonesta Miami Beach – Presented by nAscent Art New York Inc. Opening Event – Wednesday, December 6

Afro-Latina visual artist, painter and author Reyna Noriega, who has dedicated her life’s work to celebrating women of color, has partnered with Nautilus Sonesta Miami Beach and nAscent Art New York to debut her first-ever full-scope multimedia and multidimensional artwork installation. Featuring over 12 never-before-seen pieces, the immersive installation explores Noriega’s vibrant heritage and identity as a female Cuban-American Miami native as it intersects with her culture and journey as an artist. Guests can attend the opening cocktail event at the Nautilus Salon & Oceanfront Terrace on December 6 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. The installation will be on display and open to the public from December 5-10 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, click HERE.

The Nolcha Shows: Ordinals Edition – Thursday, December 7

On Thursday, December 7, Sagamore South Beach and Nolcha Shows present The Nolcha Shows: Ordinals Edition, an art-meets-Bitcoin conference powered by, bringing together leading voices, builders, artists and collectors from the digital art ecosystem on Bitcoin. The event will feature keynotes and panels from leading industry experts, including Trust Machines, Xverse, Gamma, Stacks, Apollo, as well as poolside networking, live art painting and a conference after-party with performances, exotic acts and entertainment. For tickets and more information, visit

The Gabriel South Beach x Nadjea Swimwear Pop-Up Shop – December 7-10 

The Gabriel South Beach is partnering with Nadjea Swimwear to host an exclusive pop-up shop where hotel guests and visitors can explore a curated collection of premium swim, resort wear and accessories featuring exquisite designs that blend elegance with comfort. The unique shopping experience will be open to the public December 7-10 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

Sarah Main & Hoax (BE) at The Gabriel South Beach – December 8 & 9 

Experience the vibrant intersection of art and music at The Gabriel South Beach as the versatile artist/DJ Sarah Main combines her vivid, augmented reality-infused art with her infectious beats. On Friday, December 8, from 2-5 p.m., Main will activate The Gabriel South Beach’s Floridita rooftop with a sunset set. On Saturday, December 9, from 1-5 p.m., the hotel’s courtyard pool will be transformed into an Ibiza-style pool party featuring beats by Hoax (BE) and a special performance by the Queen of House, Barbara Tucker. During the performance, Main will be live painting and drawing inspiration from the vibrant beats and the stunning backdrop of South Beach, promising an unforgettable evening of creativity and rhythm.


Sarah Main
Sarah Main

The Gates Hotel South Beach Presents Dive Miami Art Week – December 8-9 

The Gates Hotel South Beach has partnered with Dive Miami to bring Miami Art Week enthusiasts a blend of art, music and fashion activations. Starting on Friday, December 8, at noon, guests will be welcomed by an exhibition of digital and physical art displayed all over the hotel. At 1 p.m., savor Miami flavors with complimentary Cuban sandwiches and cafecito while immersing in the 3D VR box experience presented by Cat Russell in the lobby. Meanwhile, the third-floor terrace will host the Rug Radio Panel from 1-3 p.m., discussing the intersection of Web3 technology and NFTs at Miami Art Week. From 2-3 p.m., contribute to a live collaborative canvas that will be auctioned or gifted at the end of the event. As the panels conclude at 3:30 p.m., the rhythm picks up with DJ Jadyn Violet, and the spotlight turns to the terrace for a fashion show curated by David McConnell featuring designers Mikey Moon and DLOVE. Following the fashion spectacle, enjoy music and live body painting by Miami-based artist Raydamagic Monk on the terrace from 5:30 p.m. to midnight. The Art Week programming continues on Saturday, December 9, with live body painting from 1-2 p.m., an interactive paint-by-numbers mural near the pool bar from 4-11 p.m., a breakdancing exhibition featuring the dance crew iPhlow on the pool deck from 7-8 p.m., and a DJ spinning house vibes from 8 p.m. to midnight. The events are free and open to the public. Click HERE to RSVP.

Iconic Sagamore Brunch – Saturday, December 9

For more than two decades, Sagamore Hotel South Beach has offered the gold standard in the annual Miami Beach Art Week experience, but it’s the hotel’s iconic ART Brunch that really steals the show. This year, the 22nd annual poolside ART Brunch takes place on Saturday, December 9. As one of the most sought-after invites of the year, the epic event brings together the who’s who of the art community, welcoming hundreds of industry leaders spanning art, entertainment and social media for an alfresco afternoon of art, food, drink and surprise performances. For tickets and more information, click HERE.

The Elser Hotel Lady Buggies Transportation – Friday, December 8 & Saturday, December 9

On December 8 and 9, The Elser Hotel is partnering with The Lady Buggies to offer their residents and guests free transportation between the hotel and various Art Week events in Downtown Miami and Wynwood in street-legal, fully electric art cars designed by artist Yarrow Mazzetti. For more information, or to book a room at The Elser, visit


Ice Cream Pop Shop
Especially for Art Basel 2023, BORGIA INC. GALLERIES proudly presents the Art Basel Ice Cream Pop Shop, featuring talented California cool contemporary artist Kyle LeBlanc and the one and only Fashion Portraitist Sara Kaplan Art. Harnessing the spirit of iconic artist Keith Haring, the interactive exhibition takes place at Normandy Gourmandy, Miami Beach’s eclectic wine and gourmet shop. Anyone who purchases a hand-painted ice cream cup (by both Sara and Kyle) will also receive a special portrait created just for them by Sara. ICE CREAM POP SHOP will take place on December 9th, 2023, from 12PM to 4PM. Normandy Gourmandy

Artistry of the World
Miami’s iconic downtown hotel, InterContinental Miami continues its annual Miami Art Week participation with Artistry of the World, a showcase of international artists, painters and sculptors curated by famed artist Noel Santiestaban. Cuban-born Santiestaban moved to the United States in 2000 and has continued to pursue his passion for arts ever since. He is most known for his sculptures and painting and his work is found in private collections around the world, and Santiesteban Print Schmidt Workshop.

Kicking off on Thursday, December 7th with a free and open-to-the-public preview from 6PM to 10PM the exhibit features the work of fifteen global artists. Highlights include work from acclaimed Cuban photographer and painter Diana Rubi and father/son performance art exhibition from Noel Morerz Cruz and Marcelo Mora Mugarra. The exhibit takes place in the hotel lobby and continues through Friday, December 15th. InterContinental Miami is located at 100 Chopin Plaza in Downtown Miami. InterContinental Miami Hotel

Glass & Gourmet
On Friday, December 8th Glass & Gourmet, a blend of art and culinary flair from Glass2Grass art gallery will take place at Michelin-starred Boia De at 5205 NE Second Avenue. Stunning glass art from renowned artists Ksukebey, Sibbelley, Kengtaro and others will be on display in an evening that promises to be a fusion of incredible glass art and great food. The event gets underway with a VIP preview and plated dinner from 5PM to 8PM, followed by a general admission party with buffet and open bar from 8PM to midnight. There will be musical performances, and a special exotic fruit dish from Miami Fruit. Those purchasing tickets will be given early access to Glass2Grass’s Art Week programming. VIP tickets, priced at $350 will include an exclusive borosilicate glass cup from Ksukebey, valued at $200 as well as $100 credit from Glass2Grass. Glass2Grass

Reyna Noriega x Nautilus Sonesta Miami Beach – Presented by nAscent Art New York Inc. Closing Event – Sunday, December 10
Afro-Latina visual artist, painter and author Reyna Noriega, who has dedicated her life’s work to celebrating women of color, along with Nautilus Sonesta Miami Beach and nAscent Art New York, will be hosting a panel and poetry reading-inspired event in celebration of Reyna Noriega x Nautilus Sonesta Miami Beach multimedia and multidimensional artwork installation presented by nAscent Art New York. The immersive, full-scope installation explores Noriega’s vibrant heritage and identity as a female Cuban-American Miami native as it intersects with her culture and journey as an artist. Guests can attend the closing event – which is free and open to the public – at the Nautilus Salon & Nautilus Backyard on Sunday, December 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, click HERE.


Reyna Noriega
Reyna Noriega | Photo by Raquel Noriega


Bubbles & Pinch Pots with Sarah Glass Ceramics – Sunday, December 10

Discover your creative side as you spend a memorable afternoon in The Balfour Hotel’s charming courtyard. With a glass of bubbly in hand, you can craft your own pottery masterpieces under the guidance of skilled instructor Sarah Glass. Immerse yourself in the world of pottery, savor The Balfour’s delectable food and beverage offerings, and create lasting memories. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to unleash your creativity and indulge your taste buds! The event takes place on Sunday, December 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Buy your tickets HERE.

Local Art Club at The Gates Hotel South Beach – Sunday, December 10

To close out Miami Art Week programming, The Gates Hotel South Beach will host its monthly Local Art Club presented by Group Spin Entertainment on the rooftop plunge deck overlooking iconic Collins Avenue. Guests can expect a creative blend of local artist exhibitions, a live arts show, body painting, arts and crafts vendors, and more. Vibe to groovy beats by DJ Silvio Rodrigues and special guest DJs Menta, Bryan Peroni and Ariel Armandi. The event – which is free and open to the public – will take place on Sunday, December 10, from 6-10pm. For more information or to RSVP, click HERE.

Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights – Through 23

This holiday season, locals and visitors alike can experience a series of dazzling spectaculars of music and light as the Miami Beach Holiday Festival of Lights takes to South Beach December 1-23, 2023. Presented by the Miami Beach Classical Music Festival (MMF), a nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable, world-class musical instruction and groundbreaking performance experiences to young artists and the South Florida community, these first-of-their-kind live musical performances will feature cutting-edge projection-mapping technology where intricate lighting designs and captivating visuals overlap, turning some of South Beach’s most iconic building façades into interactive exhibits with vibrant imagery. Every surface during these awe-inspiring productions will become a living canvas as the projections play off the buildings’ various shapes and textures in perfect unison with the rhythm of the music.

Sagamore South Beach – The Digital Canvas: Unleashing AI in Art

For more than two decades, Sagamore South Beach has offered the gold standard in the annual Miami Art Week experience, and this year, the hotel is raising its own bar. Fusing traditional art with immersive Web3, AI and Bitcoin, the Sagamore has partnered with Nolcha Shows, the award-winning Web3 experiential series focused on promoting cutting-edge and innovative artistry, to bring to life this year’s theme: The Digital Canvas: Unleashing AI in Art. Nolcha and, a trailblazer in the Bitcoin NFT space, are curating the artwork throughout the property, including mixed media, physical paintings, digital projections and more. Participating artists include AI digital artist Jenni Pasanen with digital art collective NUMB3R xA, actors Vincent D’Onofrio and Laurence Fuller (presenting a triptych of poetic cinematic fine art through AI), Alex Alpert, Otha “Vakseen” Davis III, Waxbones, Johnathan Schultz, Resaang, Tyler Foust and more. The exhibitions are free and open to the public through Sunday, December 10. 

ARTECHOUSE – “Future Sketches / Code Poems”

ARTECHOUSE, a pioneer in innovative, experiential art and the leading contemporary art space dedicated exclusively to technology-based art, is doing a collaboration and digital art exhibition in Miami Beach titled “Future Sketches / Code Poems” by renowned artist, researcher and educator Zach Lieberman. The exhibition marks the next chapter in Lieberman’s journey, exploring the poetry in computation and pushing the boundaries of creative coding as an expressive medium. Through a series of installations, Lieberman and his MIT Media Lab students encourage visitors to let their boundless imaginations take the lead when it comes to modern technology. “Future Sketches / Code Poems” serves as a love letter to the fields of animation, interaction and computation, celebrating the convergence of art and technology. A

RTECHOUSE will host a VIP and media preview on December 5 from 10 a.m. to noon. To RSVP, email The exhibition will open to the public December 6, 2023, through May 2024. General admission tickets start at $25 for adults, $17 for children ages 4-15, and free for children under 4. Florida residents save $5 off admission tickets Monday-Friday (proof of residency required). For tickets and more information, visit

Future Sketches 3 | Credit Zach Lieberman
Future Sketches | Photo by Zach Lieberman

Lincoln Road – R-Evolution™ by Marco Cochrane 

Lincoln Road presents “R-Evolution™,” a monumental 45-foot-tall, 32,000-pound kinetic sculpture by Marco Cochrane, the artist behind monumental sculptures seen at the Smithsonian Art Museum and the $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas. The towering female sculpture, which first debuted at Burning Man, will make its East Coast debut on Lincoln Road on November 14. “R-Evolution” will glow in the sun and illuminate at night. Symbolizing feminine strength and liberation, “R-Evolution” will be displayed on the 400 Block of Lincoln Road from November 14 through April 2024. Cochrane will host an exclusive pop-up shop from December 5-10 displaying photographs of his most notable works, including Burning Man sculptures and other art, at 420 Lincoln Road. On December 7 from 5-8 p.m., guests will have the opportunity to meet the artist, along with other Burning Man performers, at a special event with a live DJ and cocktails. The event is free and open to the public.


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