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Arts & Museums
MoA is one of the few art institutions in Florida to foster and promote both established and emerging contemporary artists of every origin. It provides and invaluable service to artists in the region by constantly exhibiting their works. It receives funding from public and private sources in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
This is greater Miami's longest-running contemporary art gallery. It features exhibits from great painters of the last two centuries, as well as exhibits from new artists. The interior is spacious, with simple hardwood floors and mellow lighting to enhance visual impact of the artwork.
This is the historic boyhood home of George Merrick, the founding father of Coral Gables. In the 1920s, Merrick designed many of the elegant mansions that can be found in this tree lined, upscale neighborhood. Take a guided tour through the house constructed of coral rock or wander on your own around the lovely gardens and grounds. The home contains many of Merrick's original furnishings and gives a glimpse of South Florida life during this period.
Occupying a striking historic building from 1939, this museum offers an in-depth look at the historic and cultural factors that have shaped the city over the years. From architecture and town planning to art, the museum touches upon numerous topics through its exhaustive exhibits. The museum also has numerous educational programs for children and welcomes school visits. The beautiful museum complex comprises a host of regal spaces which can be rented out for private events.
Alexander and Victor are all about fine art. It's therefore not surprising to see a mélange of colors and ideas sitting pretty on their gallery walls. The place features artists from all over the world, including, Carlos Aguilar, David Aguilar, Korean artist Ahn and Chernysh of Ukraine. Watch out for exhibitions and shows held on a regular basis. The art works are sold to collectors and galleries throughout North America.
CJ's Animation Art Gallery is part gallery, part toy factory, and part wonderland. Located on the Miracle Mile, it features a stunning array of cartoon art. All the Disney and Warner Brothers characters are represented here, in original production celluloid, reproduction prints, and sculptures. Animation fans could easily spend entire days browsing this store.
A well known stockist and dealer of fine art, the Americas Collections has on display masterful creations by talented artistic souls. The art here ranges from abstract to landscape. Art lovers and buyers throng the place to explore and purchase rich modern art by creators such as Lina Binkele, Paul Hunter, Armando Lara and Ignacio Espla. Besides art there are also contemporary sculptures and other craft pieces on show here. Check the website for a glimpse of past exhibits here or call for information on upcoming shows and to purchase art.
Many water color painters, art patrons, teachers and those who paint as a hobby, make-up The Miami Watercolor Society Inc (MWS). A non-profit organization, it was founded in 1974 by Peter Drew for painters who explored the watercolor medium. The original charter supported a membership of 66 artists, which has grown dramatically since then. Workshops and art exhibitions to encourage painters are organized on a regular basis.
This museum is dedicated to Brigade 2506, an assault brigade of CIA-trained Cuban exiles who attempted to eradicate Fidel Castro and the Cuban government in the Bay of Pigs Invasion of 1961. The museum contains a library of historical documents, CIA documents, artifacts, and photographs from the Bay of Pigs Invasion and the 2506 Assault Brigade. The facility also features auditoriums and lecture halls, and is just one of many places in Miami to learn about Cuban history and culture.
Situated on the historic Little Havana neighborhood, this space is dedicated to Cuban and Latin American art. Owner Raul Cremata, a painter himself, has created a dynamic gallery to exhibit art from around the Americas and from Cuban artists. It includes lectures on art as it is and was, about the dynamics of politics in art and other very interesting topics. They also do consulting, art buying and framing for their clients. Exhibitions are a social happening in the area. The gallery belongs to the Little Havana Art District and participates, with 12 other galleries, in Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) on the last Fridays of the month. This is a social art and cultural fair that aims at keeping Little Havana relevant in the community. Visiting the gallery is a must when in the neighborhood. - Mercedes de Marchena
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse is simply enchanting. Playing host to several contemporary sculptural objects of art, this place also boasts of showcasing awesome photography. This collection belongs to Martin Margulies, a well-known Miami collector. If you are an art lover, this place will surely hold your interest.
Situated in the up-and-coming area of Mary Brickell Village, this art gallery-bar concept is right at home. It gives the customer a place to have fun and get to know the local art community. You can feel like a VIP and enjoy art in a relaxed atmosphere. The decoration feels like your living room with dark wood, soft lights and interesting art. Every second Wednesday of the month is gallery night, and new works are displayed from 7:30p to 9:30p. The owners, Daniel Baez and Courtlandt McQuire, want to keep their place friendly, offering fun and art appreciation for the community. - Mercedes de Marchena