Along with its perfect weather and beaches, and thrilling nightlife, few destinations offer as many possibilities for arts and cultural exploration as Miami. With its uniquely diverse mix of cultures and constantly evolving array of neighborhoods, Miami is a hotbed for the arts that fit all creative passions and interests.
If it’s fine or contemporary art you seek, journey to Miami Beach and discover The Bass Museum of Art and the Wolfsonian, or head to the stylish Design District, home to the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami as well as many iconic outdoor art installations, such as Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome.
Downtown Miami is now also home to Miami’s Museum Park, a sprawling plaza of green with perfect bayside views. Within this gorgeous park stand two of the city’s most exciting new museums—Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and the Frost Museum of Science. Pérez Art Museum features 200,00 square feet of artistic wonder, full of experiential art and up-close-and-personal exhibits. Frost Museum of Science spans six floors of interactive exhibitions, including Frost Planetarium and the 500,000-gallon Gulf Stream Aquarium that lets visitors touch the creatures of the deep.
If you are looking to discover art while still enjoying Miami’s spectacular weather, journey to the neighborhood of Wynwood, where world-famous graffiti artists have transformed the area into an outdoor art gallery with block after block of murals and one-of-a-kind street art. Wynwood has also become a go-to dining spot for celebrated chefs from around the world, extending the creativity on display in the streets into the culinary arts. In Wynwood, wherever you look, cultural gems are waiting to be found.
Discovering arts and culture in Miami would not be complete without a visit to iconic South Beach and Miami’s Art Deco District on Ocean Drive, where more than 800 buildings dating from the 1920s to the 1940s offers a feast of unique colors and architecture to delight every culture-seeking eye. These are just a few of the creative highlights ready to be discovered with a journey to Miami.
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