Art Basel’s second location in Miami Beach opened in 2002 and attracts the top artists and galleries from all over the world. This year, it’s dates are December 6 – 9, with exclusive events happening on both the 6th and the 9th that are by invitation only. The event will be at the Miami Beach Convention Center the entire week.
Galleries and Artists
This year’s Art Basel Miami will feature more than 200 of the world’s best contemporary and modern art galleries. More than 4,000 artists from across the globe will be represented. In addition to established artists and museum-quality art, there will also be new and upcoming artists in a variety of media, including:
● Digital art
The Premium+ Card
You can purchase tickets at the convention center when you arrive, or online ahead of time. The best ticket that will ensure you get the most out of your trip is the Premium+ Card. It includes an Art Basel book and bag, but only while supplies last, priority tours, complimentary access to the best museums that South Florida has to offer, and even priority booking at Restaurant by Michi’s. Buy online to save $50 on the price and to guarantee that you don’t miss out on anything.
Miami Beach is home to many luxury resorts that are within walking distance of or that are short drives away from the Miami Beach Convention Center. You can stay close to the event without sacrificing on comfort. Art Basel has partnered with three resorts to recommend their guests the ultimate place to stay. These resorts offer such features as ocean views, full-service beaches, restaurants, spas, and some even have their own art galleries. Take advantage of the beautiful weather in Miami Beach and book a resort near the beach.
Travel in Style
The best way to travel to Miami Beach this year is via private jet charter. On a private jet, the flight becomes part of the enjoyment of the trip when you can skip the layovers and the long lines at security and at the gate. You can customize everything to your taste, including the menu and entertainment. In addition, depending on the size of your jet, you can keep your art purchases with you on the flight home instead of having to ship them and risk damages.