2016 Event Schedule
Tuesday, November 29 | 5:30 PM - 10 PM
Access for CONTEXT Art Miami, Art Miami + Aqua Art Miami 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, November 30 | 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
FRIDAY ART TALKS
Talks take place in the CONTEXT Pavilion one block north of Art Miami
Friday, December 2 | 3:00-3:40PM
How to Build a Contemporary Art Collection?
by Paco Barragan, editor at ARTPULSE and well-known curator and art
critic discusses how to build a contemporary art collection with three
Friday, December 2 | 4:00-4:40PM
Korean Pop Arts vs. American Pop Art
by the Korea Arts Management Service - What is Korean pop art? This
session investigates Korean and American pop art scene by bringing
foremost Korean and American pop artists from different contexts
together. This discussion curiously considers how their work might
different or relate, each offering their unique perspective on producing
and exhibiting artwork. Attendees get a chance to meet both Korea’s and
America’s foremost artists.
Friday, December 2 | 5:00-6:30PM
by the Korea Arts Management Service and the Korean Ministry of
Culture, Sports and Tourism. Networking reception will be offered right
after the roundtable talk series to continue further casual dialogues on
the topics of the roundtable series and also to keep the interaction
going. Art Miami exhibitors and any visitors who are interested in
Korean art and galleries are welcome to participate in the Art Connect
event, enjoy an evening of fun, and connect with Korean art people.
GROUP ART TOURS
Art Miami group tours will be organized by Living International Art who provides compelling, information-rich private tours led by art historian that focus on individual artists and artistic movements, and on all mediums including painting, sculpture, photography and prints. Discussing both art historical significance and market history, we highlight the most exciting and important works of modern and contemporary art on view.
Your group can either choose one of the tours we offer or request a custom tour. Reservations will available October 28th.
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
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. www.marriott.com/Miami
will once again host an interactive booth at Art Miami. Diamonds
Unleashed is a “profits with a purpose” brand founded by world-renowned
jewelry designer Kara Ross to promote and support women’s empowerment.
Through its multiple initiatives and philanthropic platforms, Diamonds
Unleashed continues to drive the movement for women’s rights. www.diamondsunleashed.org.
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. www.pamm.org.
is the Official Online Partner of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami.
Artsy is the most comprehensive resource for learning about and
collecting art from the world’s top galleries, museums, art fairs, and
auctions. 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 &
Artsy’s exclusive online previews will launch in advance
of the fairs on November 22 to the general public, with a special
first-look for press and VIPs on November 21. www.artsy.net
The Children’s Art Center
will provide a safe playroom on-site at Art Miami for children ages
3-13, who are introduced to art while their parents visit the fairs.
Children enrolled in the program will have exclusive access to
participate in activities including art explorations, games, puzzles and
storytelling. The Center will be open Wednesday through Saturday, 11am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.