|MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — It’s that time of year again when artists, actors, fashionistas, models, millionaires and billionaires descend on Miami Beach for Art Basel, the largest Art Fair in the world. While thousands will visit the main Fair at the Miami Beach Convention Center, smaller Satellite Fairs draw hundreds of visitors throughout the weeklong span of art activities. The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority-sponsored Art Fair, SCOPE features 125 international exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities. The MBVCA is also sponsoring the UNTITLED. Art Fair.
“Miami Beach has hosted Art Basel since 2001 and its organizers keep returning to our city because it has everything an Art Fair the size and scope of Art Basel could ever want or need,” says Peggy Benua, Chair, Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA). “Just Art Basel welcomed almost 100,000 people to the convention center last year. With additional Fairs across the city including SCOPE and UNTITLED., this is going to be another successful Art Week on Miami Beach.”
Grisette Roque, Executive Director of the MBVCA, says Art Basel Miami Beach is itself a reflection of the city, “Sophisticated, global, unpredictable, creative, colorful, full of life and energy; the Fair and the city are indelibly intertwined. Art Basel and Art Week are transformative events that take this city to a different level; we are always excited when they arrive.”
Visiting for Art Basel and Art Week? This is one of the most exciting times of year to visit Miami Beach. Follow our guide to discover where to stay, what to eat and what to see all week long.
Miami Project: Returning for its fifth consecutive edition, Miami Project will house dozens of world-class art exhibitions When: Dec. 1 – 4, 2016
NADA Art Fair Miami Beach: The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art.
Pulse Miami Beach: Pulse is known for the discovery of emerging to mid-career artists.
X Contemporary: is recognized for bringing untold stories in modern, contemporary, and global art movements to an international art audience.
Scope Miami Beach: The 16th edition of SCOPE Miami Beach returns to the sands of Ocean Drive and 8th Street. Featuring 125 International Exhibitors from 22 countries and 57 cities, SCOPE Miami Beach expects to welcome over 50,000 visitors over the course of 6 days.
Ink Miami Art Fair: Come see Contemporary Art at its finest with exhibitions presented by the renowned International Fine Print Dealers Association.
Satellite: Making an anticipated return, the Satellite Art Fair is known for its renowned EXPERIENTIAL exhibitions and a lively music and performance art program.