Because Magic City is so much more than just South Beach.
Miami Art Basel 2018 is here and it runs from December 6-9. Although narrowing down the list of events during this Art Basel Miami seems intimidating look no further. Despite seeming that every building with electricity is hosting some secret, immersive installation there’s a little secret we want in on- you don’t have to do it all. Without further delay, this is the expert guide to where to eat, ogle, party and post at the annual art festival.
Quality over quantity. Make sure you’ve selected the right Art Basel events. But, if you an ultra millionaire and have a helicopter, feel free to get on an event spree! This is the spot to make connections and enrich yourself. We want you to use this three-part list to make sure you have the best experience ever.
Magic City’s most opulent bacchanals.
These top three picks are something to think of when you’re about the Magic City in December. From private parties with the globe’s top food and wine talent on a private yacht, this is just some of our staff picks for you to have the best time possible!
FOUR SEASONS POP DOWN
As we mentioned above, private yachts are the thing. This invite-only party on a super yacht counts with some of the worlds top culinary and mixology talent that only the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts can have. This will be the third Pop Down Series party – a unique event that takes place all over the properties.
JORGE M. PEREZ’S BOOK PARTY
The ambassador of the art scene in Miami, Jorge M. Perez is going to bring an amazing party to his guests. On December 4th, the VIP preview of Perez’s new book, An Island in the Light, at Park Grove. What you can expect: 35 of the most influential Cuban literary masters who analyze and reinterpret 35 of the most important art pieces by Cuban and Cuban diaspora artists. The reception will have exclusive talks between authors, poets and artists.
Held at the Sagamore Hotel, now on its 17th birthday, the Sagamore Brunch will be on Saturday, December 8th. A private invitation-only event this is where the world of art elite will be found. With performances by The Chophouse Band led by Jason Newsted, the former bassist of Metallica, there’s a lot more you can expect on the visual front with PIMAX making an appearance with a showcase where he reproduces works by Van Gogh, Picasso and Warhol.
Magic City’s most wanted events.
From event to event there’s always something amazing you miss out on. This time around we made it easy for you – these 3 top design events will feed your soul and eyes the first time you put your eyes into it. Just follow our lead – we got you covered.
RAW POP UP / Art Basel 2018
The location is still unknown but it will happen until December 9th. The interactive multisensory event brings a one of a kind experience to anyone who dares to try. Raw Pop Up activates in the former Burdine’s building, turning this department store into a brand new experience. What to expect: works from over 80 creators with “produce site-specific works and performances designed to evoke feelings of nostalgia and question our modern values.”
Sleeping Beauty Dreams
From December 7 to 8 this event will be held at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Omni. What you can expect from this sweet, sweet event: a retale of the Brother’s Grimm sweet fairytale. Complete with EDM soundtrack and visuals to be astounded by, you’ll have a cast of bendy avatars that perform alongside no more than ethereal ballerinas. A fusion of contemporary ballet with elements of tech and performance that will capture the audience into a brand new storytelling experience.
From December 7 to 9 this event will be held at RC Cola Plant, Wynwood. Back for its 6th edition, Basel House has a bit of everything. Art, nightlife and fun activities all over the course of a weekend. What you can expect: 40 large-scale murals and installation, shop a series of local pop-ups and get your hands on numerous graffiti workshops offered throughout the event. Plenty of music, cocktails and food that will keep you alive.
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