2017 EVENT SCHEDULE
Tuesday, December 5 | 5:30 PM - 10 PM
Access for Art Miami, CONTEXT Art Miami, + Aqua Art Miami VIP Cardholders, Art Basel, Design Miami, Untitled and NADA VIP Cardholders, and Members of the Press
Art Miami, CONTEXT Art Miami, Christie’s International Real Estate, and
participating galleries and curators invite VIP collectors and
accredited members of the press to experience an exclusive first view of
the highly anticipated Art Miami + CONTEXT Fairs with a cocktail
reception sponsored by Christie's International Real Estate and benefiting the Pérez Art Museum Miami.
These must-see events are the first opportunities to acquire the finest
investment quality modern and contemporary works by emerging,
cutting-edge and established artists prior to the fairs’ opening to the
public the next day.
VIP Preview | Aqua Art Miami
Wednesday, December 6 | 3 PM – 10 PM
The opening of Aqua Art Miami has become the traditional Wednesday
destination of influential collectors, connoisseurs and art
professionals who migrate en masse from Art Basel Miami Beach’s
Vernissage a short walk away. The fun and festive atmosphere encourages
many to linger late in the Aqua Hotel’s inviting open spaces and seize
the opportunity to purchase captivating works before the fair opens to
Christie’s International Real Estate,
the world’s leading luxury network will once again be a Main Sponsor of the Fair and will host an interactive booth at Art Miami showcasing top properties from around the world in conjunction with 15 of their top affiliates.
JW Marriott Marquis Miami and Hotel Beaux Arts Miami, the Official Luxury Hotels of Art Miami,
will host a special exhibition in conjunction with the fair of emerging and mid-career international talents on display in the hotel lobby.
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)
once again will be the philanthropic benefactor of the VIP Previews for Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami. Pérez Art Museum Miami promotes artistic expression and the exchange of ideas, advancing public knowledge and appreciation of art, architecture and design, and reflecting the diverse community of its pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. pamm.org.
Artsy.net is the Official Online Partner of Art Miami, CONTEXT Art Miami
& Aqua Art Miami.
Collectors and art enthusiasts can use Artsy to
browse exhibitor booths, make sales inquires on available art works, and
access fair information online via Artsy.net and the Artsy app for
iPhone & iPad. Artsy’s exclusive online previews will launch in
advance of the fairs on November with a special first-look for press and
VIPs on November 28th and to the public on November 29th.
UNLEASHED is a pending 501(c)(3) non profit organization founded by Kara Ross that focuses on job creation platforms for talented female craft artisans in marginalized areas around the world.
They shine a spotlight on their talents through media attention in an original content series “CONNECTING THREADS”. UNLEASHED brings more awareness to their skills and creates jobs, in turn breaking the poverty cycle. Craft communities and artisans make up 3.5% of the global GDP. This is BIG BUSINESS done on a small scale throughout some of the most impoverished and underserved parts of the world. UNLEASHED will also provide a Microfinance loan to help capital intensive initiatives through KIVA. CONNECTING THREADS will be created by traveling globally and shining a spotlight on female craft artisan collectives to help them reach financial independence and self reliance, by building on their existing strengths and resiliences within their unique cultural contexts, alongside award winning directors and producers.
Young At Art Museum will exhibit a multisensory interactive art installation for fairgoers’ children ages 3-13.
Children enrolled in the program will enjoy a unique opportunity to experience innovative workshops, performances and interactive artworks all led by cutting edge contemporary artists. For information and pre-registration contact Zack Spechler at ZSpechler@YoungAtArtMuseum.org.