ArtSlant - Museums en-us 40 Art Basel Miami Beach, 801 Ocean Dr, SCOPE Art Booth 236 , Miami Beach, FL 33139 <p style="text-align: justify;">Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. As the sister event of Switzerland's Art Basel, the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 40 years, Art Basel Miami Beach combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover events featuring music, film, architecture and design. Exhibition sites are located in the city's beautiful Art Deco District, within walking distance of the beach and many hotels.<br /><br /> An exclusive selection of more than 250 leading art galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa will exhibit 20th and 21st century artworks by over 2,000 artists. The exhibiting galleries are among the world's most respected art dealers, offering exceptional pieces by both renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibition sections feature young galleries, performance art, public art projects and video art. The show will be a vital source for art lovers, allowing them to both discover new developments in contemporary art and experience rare museum-calibre artworks.<br /><br /> Top-quality exhibitions in the museums of South Florida and special programs for art collectors and curators also help make the event a special time for encountering art. And every year, a greater number of art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art enthusiasts from around the world participate in Art Basel Miami Beach - the favorite winter meeting place for the international art world.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:58:52 +0000 Boca Raton Museum of Art, 501 Plaza Real , in Mizner Park, Boca Raton 33432 <p style="text-align: justify;" align="center"><strong><strong>MISSION</strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;" align="center">The Boca Museum of Art celebrates, presents, interprets, collects, preserves, encourages, and inspires creativity.<strong><br /> </strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;" align="center"><strong>VISION</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;" align="center">The Boca Museum of Art envisions itself as the inclusive, dynamic, and engaging cultural and educational nexus for the community that values art for its incomparable expression, documentation, and reflection of human aspiration and achievement.</p> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:48:02 +0000 de la Cruz Collection, 23 NE 41ST STREET, Miami, Florida 33137 <p><strong>On December 2009 Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz opened a new space in Miami's Design District to showcase their personal collection of international contemporary art. The 30,000 square foot structure designed by John Marquette serves as an extension of their home, which has been available for public viewing for the past fifteen years. The collection includes permanent installations as well as rotating exhibits and special performances throughout the year.<br /> <br /> The collection has established a program where local artists are invited to propose ideas for site-specific installations that are exhibited in one of the project rooms. In this initiative to support our local art scene, artists are encouraged to create works based on art as a temporary experience and establish an open platform using non-traditional practices.<br /> <br /> In order to serve our schools, a series of workshops and classes were established this year in collaboration with Dade County Public Schools. These programs are intended to give our local students an opportunity to learn about different approaches to the creation and presentation of contemporary art. Students are encouraged to visit the space and library throughout the year and apply for internship positions. A reading and research center with selections from the de la Cruz's personal art library is open to the local community at no cost. Throughout the year a series of lectures and programs will concentrate on creating public awareness of art history and contemporary art practices.<br /> <br /> As of June 2010, the de la Cruz collection started a residency program collaborating for the first year with the SculptureCenter, New York. Artists are invited to stay in Miami for a period of four to six weeks. The residency is an opportunity to connect with the diverse and active local community and to explore the history, culture and natural resources of South Florida. </strong></p> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:11:19 +0000 Haitian Heritage Museum, 4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33137 <p><img src="/userimages/26821/00120091111.jpg" /></p> Sat, 19 Nov 2011 22:57:12 +0000 Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, 4040 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33137 <h3 style="text-align: justify;">Mission Statement</h3> <p style="text-align: justify;">The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) is dedicated to promoting continuous experimentation in contemporary art, and to the exchange of art and ideas throughout the Miami region and internationally. Through an energetic calendar of exhibitions and programs, and its collections, the ICA Miami provides an important international platform for the work of local, emerging, and under-recognized artists and advances the public appreciation and understanding of the most innovative art of our time.</p> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:14:48 +0000 Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA NOMI), 770 NE 125 Street , North Miami, Florida 33161 <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The mission of the Museum of Contemporary Art is to make contemporary art accessible to diverse audiences--especially under-served populations--by exploring the art of our time and its relationship to a broader cultural context. The museum is particularly interested in providing a forum for young and emerging artists and in presenting and collecting the works by local as well as internationally recognized artists. The Museum carries out this mission through exhibitions and acquiring works for its permanent collection as well as related symposia, publications, films, lectures, performances, and educational outreach activities, thereby providing a forum for dialogue about contemporary art in the community.<br /><br /></span><br /> <span class="style39"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">The Museum of Contemporary Art opened its Joan Lehman Building in 1996.&nbsp; The museum was designed by internationally acclaimed architect Charles Gwathmey of Gwathmey-Siegel, New York, who worked in conjunction with the Miami firm of Gelabert-Navia to create an exquisite space in which to experience art.&nbsp;&nbsp; In April 2007, MOCA announced plans for the expansion of its North Miami facility to satisfy the public demand for more MOCA exhibitions, access to the permanent collection and expanded educational programming.&nbsp; The expansion, to be designed The Museum of Contemporary Art opened its Joan Lehman Building in1996.&nbsp; The museum was designed by internationally acclaimed architect Charles Gwathmey of Gwathmey-Siegel, New York, who worked in conjunction with the Miami firm of Gelabert-Navia to create an exquisite space in which to experience art.&nbsp;&nbsp; In April 2007, MOCA announced plans for the expansion of its North Miami facility to satisfy the public demand for more MOCA exhibitions, access to the permanent collection and expanded educational programming.&nbsp; The expansion, to be designed by Gwathmey, will triple the museum&rsquo;s current exhibition space and include such features as a new education wing, expanded facilities for public programs, and enhanced public areas.&nbsp; <br /><br /></span></span><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Charles Gwathmey's design for the public spaces is articulated by four principle areas. The 9,000 square-foot exhibition gallery's open nave-like space is compartmentalized by moveable walls. Its floors are concrete and its metal barrel-vault ceiling rises 21 feet high. A clerestory window running along the north wall allows soft diffused light to filter into the gallery. The 2,000 square-foot art pavilion with its butterfly roof houses smaller exhibitions and installations. An outdoor art court is used for evening film screenings and special events. The exterior of the building is marked by gently curving walls intersected by angular planes, each distinguished by an earth tone color. A large palm tree-lined plaza and reflecting pool create a dramatic entrance to the museum.<br /><br /></span><span class="style39"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">MOCA's permanent collection reflects significant artistic developments in contemporary art by emerging and established artists from the U.S. and abroad and has made the collection and exhibition of installation art, video and film a special focus of its permanent collection. In 2007, MOCA and Tate, Great Britain, received a landmark donation from Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz of <em>No Ghost Just A Shell</em>, a multi-media collaboration of 17 international artists originated by Pierre Huyghe and Philipe Parreno, and <em>Zero Hero</em>, a monumental multi-media installation by John Bock. </span></span></p> <p class="style39" style="text-align: justify;" align="justify"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">In December 2005, the Museum of Contemporary Art opened a satellite exhibition and art warehouse space, MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, in the Wynwood Arts and Entertainment District of Miami (404 NW 26th Street, Miami).&nbsp; This space was donated to MOCA through the year 2009 by Tony Goldman and Joey Goldman and is used to present exhibitions and projects by emerging artists and works from the permanent collection.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:00:34 +0000 Museum of HistoryMiami, 101 Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130 <h2>Organizational Description</h2> <p>HistoryMiami is the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami’s history as the unique crossroads of the Americas. We accomplish this through exhibitions, city tours, education, research, collections and publications. HistoryMiami advocates for helping everyone understand the importance of the past in shaping Miami‘s future.</p> <h2>History</h2> <p>HistoryMiami, formerly known as the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, was founded in 1940 as a historical association comprised of famous Miamians including George Merrick, Charlton Tebeau and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The Association established the first museum for regular public use in 1962 and ten years later, moved to a larger facility within the Miami Science Museum, expanding its exhibition and educational programs.</p> <p>From 1974 to 1979, the Historical Museum of Southern Florida focused on developing storyline exhibitions and its professional staff. In 1984, the Historical Museum moved to downtown Miami, the site of its present facility in the Miami-Dade Cultural Center.</p> <p>On April 29, 2010 the Historical Museum of Southern Florida was officially renamed to HistoryMiami. The new brand direction and name was unveiled during the annual membership meeting attended by board members, community leaders, staff and members, as well as area residents. The rebranding was a direct result of a year-long effort to encompass the past history which defines the region as well as the future direction of our community more suitably.</p> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:31:19 +0000 Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 <p style="text-align: justify;">The Norton Museum of Art was founded in 1941 by Ralph Hubbard Norton (1875–1953) and his wife, Elizabeth Calhoun Norton (1881–1947). The Nortons were actively interested in fine arts and developed a sizable collection of paintings and sculpture.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">An industrialist who headed the Acme Steel Company in Chicago, Mr. Norton retired in 1939 to make his permanent home in West Palm Beach, Florida. Upon moving south, the Nortons decided to share their collection with the public. In 1940, the Norton Gallery and School of Art was built on property located between South Olive Avenue and South Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach. Mr. Norton commissioned Marion Sims Wyeth, of the distinguished firm of Wyeth, King &amp; Johnson, to design a building to house the collection. The late Art Deco/Neo-Classic building opened its doors to the public on February 8, 1941.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The Museum Collection consists of 7,000 works of art concentrated in the following departments: <span style="text-decoration: underline;">European</span>, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">American</span>, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Chinese</span>, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Contemporary</span> and <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Photography</span>.   </p> <p> </p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:34:31 +0000 NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, 1 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 <div> <div class="flex_column av_one_half first avia-builder-el-9 el_after_av_heading el_before_av_one_half "> <div class="avia_textblock "> <p class="p1" style="text-align: justify;">Founded in 1958, NSU Art Museum is a premier destination for exhibitions and programs encompassing all facets of civilization&rsquo;s visual history.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The Museum is located midway between Miami and Palm Beach in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, one of the fastest growing areas in the U.S. Its distinctive modernist building, which opened in 1986 was designed by the renowned architect Edward Larrabee Barnes and is a dynamic cultural hub in Fort Lauderdale&rsquo;s Arts and Entertainment District. The Museum is a short walk to the shops, restaurants and galleries of vibrant Las Olas Boulevard as well as to the picturesque Riverwalk waterfront promenade.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NSU Art Museum&rsquo;s 83,000 square-foot building contains 25,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 256-seat auditorium, Museum Store and Cafe. Art classes for adults, children and teens are offered throughout the year.</p> <div class="flex_column av_one_half avia-builder-el-11 el_after_av_one_half avia-builder-el-last "> <div class="avia_textblock "> <p style="text-align: justify;">The Museum&rsquo;s international exhibition program, which aims to challenge viewers&rsquo; perceptions of the world around them, is overseen by its visionary Director and Chief Curator Bonnie Clearwater, who joined the Museum in 2013.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NSU Art Museum&rsquo;s celebrated permanent collection contains more than 6,000 works. Among its highlights is the country&rsquo;s largest collection of 19th and early 20th century paintings and drawings by the American realist William Glackens, the most extensive holding in the U.S. of works by post-World War II, avant-garde CoBrA artists from Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam, and extensive holdings of works by leading Latin American artists.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">In 2008, the Museum became part of Nova Southeastern University, one of the largest private research universities in the United States.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:54:53 +0000 Rubell Family Collection, 95 NW 29th Street, Miami 33127 <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: small;">Founded in 1994, the Contemporary Arts Foundation (CAF) is a 501(c)(3) public registered charity located in the Wynwood Art District, in downtown Miami, Florida. CAF has been a public-access facility since 1996, and the locus for housing, preserving, archiving and presenting the Rubell Family Collection (RFC), one of the world&rsquo;s leading collections of contemporary art. In addition, the CAF presides over an in-house research library containing over 40,000 volumes, including many rare texts and periodicals. The library is open to the public.</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size: small;">CAF believes that great works of art are an intrinsically transcendent, elevating, liberating and empowering force, and that the artifacts of our time are the legacy of society as a whole. Based on this premise, the Foundation seeks to prompt social intercourse and debate, an essential freedom of a democratic society, by sharing with the world the physical, sensual and intellectual properties of cutting-edge art.</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size: small;">CAF advances public interaction at RFC by presenting works from the collection in rotating, curated exhibitions with accompanying documentation, throughout its 27 galleries, new media room and Sculpture Garden, as well as through a variety of educational and community outreach programs. In addition, CAF commissions new works of art and produces traveling exhibitions, which are presented throughout the world.</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size: small;">The Rubell Family Collection (RFC) is one of the leading collections of contemporary art in the world. Started in 1964, soon after Don and Mera Rubell were married, the collecting group expanded some years later when their children Jason and Jennifer, then quite young, joined their parents in buying and collecting art. Recently Jason&rsquo;s wife Michelle joined the collecting team alongside her husband. The family&rsquo;s extensive collection of works dates from the 1960s to the present.</span><br /><br /><br /><br /></p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:32:15 +0000 Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, Florida 33602 <h2><span style="font-size: 12px;">The museum will provide the region&nbsp;with a variety of world-class traveling exhibitions,&nbsp;a growing collection of contemporary and classical art, expanded educational programs, and access to scenic outdoor events along Tampa's Riverwalk.&nbsp;The new museum is located at 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL, 33602, and will open daily at 11 a.m. beginning February 6, 2010. Visit for more information.</span></h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 May 2015 14:26:29 +0000 The Bass, 2100 Collins Avenue , Miami Beach, FL 33139 <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><strong>The purpose of the Bass Museum of Art is to collect and exhibit the finest art the world has to offer from the past through the present, thereby enriching lives and educating residents and visitors in the City of Miami Beach. </strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Geneva, Arial, SunSans-Regular, sans-serif; color: black; font-size: small;"><strong><span style="font-family: Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">History</span></strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: gray; font-size: small;"><span style="color: black;">The Bass Museum of Art was established by agreement in 1963 when the City of Miami Beach accepted the gift of the art collection of John and Johanna Bass upon condition that it would maintain the collection in perpetuity, provide for the exhibition of the collections, and keep it open and available to the public. The museum occupies what was originally the Miami Beach Public Library and Art Center, which was designed in 1930 by Russell Pancoast, grandson of Miami Beach pioneer John A. Collins. This was Miami&rsquo;s first public building with an exhibition space for the fine arts, and it was designed to preserve the symmetry of the formal gardens of Collins Park, which had been donated to the City by Collins and laid out in the 1920s. This building is now the centerpiece of the city&rsquo;s historic district and was placed on the National Register in 1978. </span></span></p> <p><input id="gwProxy" type="hidden" /><input id="jsProxy" onclick="jsCall();" type="hidden" /></p> <div id="refHTML">&nbsp;</div> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:44:49 +0000 The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, 10975 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199 <p><strong>The Mission</strong> of The Patricia &amp; Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University is to:</p> <ul> <li> <p>The mission of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University is to enrich and educate local, national and international audiences through the language of art by collecting, preserving, researching, interpreting and exhibiting art from diverse cultures throughout human history.</p> </li> <li> <p>The Frost Art Museum, located within a large urban institution, provides an exceptional resource for scholarly research and interdisciplinary collaboration, augmenting the university’s educational mission as both a local and global center of knowledge and culture.</p> </li> </ul> <p>The Patricia &amp; Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University envisions itself as:</p> <ul> <li>A cultural beacon for South Florida, with its exhibitions and public programs integrated into the life of the community as inextricably as its schools, recreational facilities and theaters </li> <li>A dynamic, research-oriented university visual arts institution that is a center for interdisciplinary training </li> </ul> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 11:37:53 +0000