Guide to Art Fairs. Miami 2010

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Aqua Art Miami
Dec 2 through 5, 2010

Aqua Art Miami is returning to the fair’s original location – the Aqua Hotel in the heart of South Beach. During the first week in December this boutique hotel is transformed into a hub for innovative contemporary art programming, represented by the forty-three galleries exhibiting this year. Aqua’s organizers Jaq Chartier and Dirk Park have made it their mission to promote progressive galleries with strong emerging artist programs from the West Coast, as well as from the greater United States and abroad. Aqua Hotel. 1530 Collins Avenue. Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Art Asia
Dec 1 through 5, 2010

The premier international Asian contemporary art fair is celebrating its third edition by moving from the Wynwood Art District back to its original location in Midtown Miami. With galleries participating from Asia, North America, Europe, and the Middle East, this year’s Art Asia Fair is continuing in the tradition of exploring the innovative dimensions of Asian contemporary art. Art Asia is dedicated to widening the scope of Asian art and is particularly excited to provide a platform for this unique regional dialogue. 2901 North Miami Avenue. Miami, FL 33137.

Art Basel Miami Beach
Dec 2 through 5, 2010

More than 250 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will take part in the 9th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, showing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Galleries selected from 29 countries will showcase paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, photography, editions, and videos. The show’s list of participating galleries makes Art Basel Miami Beach the most prestigious art show of the Americas, featuring both highly established galleries and dynamic w- comers. Miami Beach Convention Center. 1901 Convention Center Drive. Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Art Miami
Dec 1 through 5, 2010

Art Miami showcases the best in modern and contemporary art from international art galleries and promint art institutions in a 100,000 square foot pavilion in Midtown Miami. With a rich history, Art Miami is the original and longest-running contemporary art fair in Miami and continues to receive praise for the variety of art that it offers. As acclaim for Art Miami grows, the fair continues to attract the participation of affluent collectors and high-quality galleries from all over the world. Midtown Blvd between 32 and 31 Street. Miami, FL 33137.

Art Palm Beach
Jan 20 through 24, 2011

A fixture of South Florida’s contemporary art sce for 13 years, Art Palm Beach has become o of the most influential contemporary art fairs on Florida’s Gold Coast. In 2011, Art Palm Beach will again gather 75 of the world’s most prestigious galleries, representing approximately 1,200 of the most innovative artists from across the globe. The presentation will feature all forms of contemporary art including painting, sculpture, photography, design, fi art glass, video and installations from modern art to w cutting-edge artists. Palm Beach County Convention Center. 650 Okeechobee Boulevard. West Palm Beach, FL 33401.

Design Miami
Dec 1 through 5, 2010

Design Miami has moved to a w location on Meridian Avenue and 19th Street in South Beach. Celebrating its 6th edition this year, the fair is held in a w temporary structure created by w York-based architecture and industrial design studio Moorhead & Moorhead. Commissiod by Design Miami to transcend the appearance of a traditional clear span tent while working within the limitations of the structure, the architects final design manipulates the most common tent materials in uxpected and innovative ways. Miami Beach Convention Center P-Lot. Meridian Avenue and 19th Sreet. Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Fountain Miami
Dec 2 through 5, 2010

Fauntain Miami, the installation-based exhibition of avant-garde galleries, is celebrating its 5 anniversary in Miami featuring twenty-five projects by US-based and international galleries as well as artist collectives. Returning to its Wynwood warehouse space for the third year in a row, the fair is set to receive record attendance. Fountain has become known as the go-to venue for nighttime live music and performance art during the fair week. 2505 North Miami Avenue. Miami, FL 33127.

Miami International Art Fair
Jan 14 through 17, 2011

The Miami International Art Fair will host 65 prestigious international dealers, exhibiting contemporary art, including photography, works on paper, sculpture, installations, art project rooms, and w media from emerging and established artists. MIA 2011 is inaugurating a unique w model for the Miami art community, combining a carefully selected assembly of forward-thinking galleries with a strong curatorial program aimed at supporting the Miami art community. The 2011 fair dates coincide with Design District- Wynwood’s second Saturday gallery walk and other gallery openings. Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall D. 1901 Convention Center Drive. Miami Beach, FL 33139.

NADA Art Fair
Dec 2 through 5, 2010

NADA takes place again this year in the stately ballrooms and beachside environs of the historic Deauville Beach Resort on Collins Avenue in North Miami Beach. Reconceived as a more intimate experience at this accessible oceanfront location, the fair brings the visitor closer to the artworks and artists that are at the creative forefront of their geration. NADA encourages and facilitates the continued growth of community amongst exhibitors, artists, and members, fostering their intrinsic support tworks of curators, collectors, advisors, and critics. Deauville Beach Resort. 6701 Collins Avenue. Miami Beach, FL 33141.

Pool Art Fair
Dec 3 thorough 5, 2010

The simple, modest approach of Pool Art Fair offers an exciting alternative to the “Art Fair” experience for dealers and collectors as well as the geral public. Pool’s purpose is to create a meeting ground for outstanding artists, primarily those who do not yet have gallery representation. Contemporary art dealers, artist agents, emerging galleries, artists’ collectives, and non-profit organizations are also invited to apply to participate as exhibitors. The fair serves as an invaluable resource for the artistic community and the geral public. Carlton Hotel. 1433 Collins Avenue 
Miami, FL 33139.

Pulse Miami
Dec 2 through 5, 2010

Pulse Miami returns to the Ice Palace for its sixth edition, the first with w Director Corll DeWitt. Presenting over 80 of the world’s premier contemporary art galleries and a dynamic cultural program, Pulse Miami 2010 concts art enthusiasts to works by leading and emerging contemporary artists. This edition also initiates a w emphasis on the city and culture of Miami marked by a special preview of the fair hosted by the Friends of the w World Symphony and featuring a live musical performance. The Ice Palace. 1400 North Miami Avenue. Miami, FL 33136.

Red Dot Art Fair
Dec 1 through 5, 2010

Red Dot Art Fair, located in Midtown Miami, strives to create a boutique fair for galleries specializing in emerging, mid career and established artists that seek to present work of lasting value and beyond current trends. Under the direction of its owr Goerge Billis, approximately forty international modern and contemporary art galleries will feature paintings, sculpture and works on paper. This year Red Dot debuts a special program featuring film and photography in cooperation with the Miami International Film Festival. Midtown Miami. 3011 1 Avenue at 31 Street. Miami, FL 33137.

Scope Miami
Nov 30 through Dec 5, 2010

The art show that has established its name by curating cutting-edge contemporary art from around the world returns to Miami for its tenth year. Cementing its future with an 80,000 square foot pavilion across the street from Art Miami, Scope Miami’s venue is centrally located in the heart of the Wynwood Gallery Arts District. This year’s Miami edition of the fair presents 75 international galleries upholding Scope’s unique tradition of solo and thematic group shows presented alongside museum-quality programming, collector tours, screenings, and special events. 3055 North Miami Avenue. Miami, FL 33127.

Verge Art Fair
Dec 2 through 5, 2010

Verge is poised to take advantage of the audience in attendance during Art Basel Miami Beach. Often cited as o of the most successful fair destinations throughout the year, Verge continues to lay the groundwork as a market force in sponsorships, w collector cultivation, program diversity and all that is required for a successfully competitive exposition. Focusing on w and emerging art, Verge continues to defi its niche within the global marketplace as platform for w discoveries in visual art. The Catalina Hotel & Beach Club. 1732 Collins Avenue. Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Zos Art Fair
Dec 1 through 5, 2010

Zos Art Fair, curated by Miami-based artist Charo Oquet, is a niche fair / event that features food-tasting sessions, talks, cocktails, exhibitions, video screenings, music, performance and publications. A strong local flavor runs through this fair. The focus is on up-and-coming artists and making their works more accessible to the public. Expect anything from sculpture and painting to video and performance art from hot artists. The fair also features emerging Caribbean Art, offering visitors a detour from the labyrinthi art-fair set-up. 47 25 Street. Miami, FL 33127.

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