ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH \ Guide

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1.  Primary.  15 NE 39th St, Miami, FL 33137 (Design District)

Black White and Brown: a fully immersive installation by New York-based multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, December 5, 2017  |  5 – 8 PM

Join for the artist in conversation with Franklin Sirmans, Director of Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)  |  Friday, December 8, 2017  |  Noon – 1 PM

2.  Ghee: Indian Kitchen. 3620 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137 (Design District)

Using locally sourced ingredients and fresh produce from their own farm, Ghee Indian Kitchen takes traditional Indian cuisine to a whole new level.

3.  PAMM. 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Downtown)

Dara Friedman: Perfect Stranger. Spanning more than 20 years of creative production, this immersive exhibition is Friedman’s first mid-career survey, and the largest presentation of her work to date.

4.  OTL. 160 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137 (Design District)

Meaning Out To Lunch. Perfect spot for a midday pick-me-up or coffee date in the heart of Miami's Design District.

5.  BASE. 2215 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 (Wynwood)

This Miami staple is the ideal place to browse nicely curated  menswear or grab a last minute gift before your flight back home. 

6.  NIU Kitchen. 134 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132 (Downtown)

Easily one of Collecteurs' favorite Miami dining spots. This tiny hole-in-the-wall in Downtown Miami serves up an incredible Catalan menu with a down-to-earth attitude.

7.   Rubell Family Collection. 95 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127 (Wynwood)

It goes without saying that the Rubell Family Collection shouldn't be missed on any trip to Miami. This year's exhibition features the work of artist-in-residence Allison Zuckerman along with Ed Atkins, Simon Denny, Cécile B. Evans, Isa Genzken, Josh Kline, Jon Rafman, Charles Ray, Frances Stark, Hito Steyerl, Hank Willis Thomas and Anicka Yi.

8.  PONCE BERGA. 255 NE 69th St, Miami, FL 33138 (Little Haiti)

Launching this week, PONCE BERGA is a Miami-based gallery focused on historical 20th-century design from France, Italy, Scandinavia, and the United States. Their inventory and future exhibitions feature objects by the critically-acclaimed to the anonymously authored. Highlights include pieces by Jean Prouvé, Gio Ponti, Greta Grossman, and George Nakashima, to name a few. 

9.  1-800-Lucky. 143 NE 23rd St, Miami, FL 33138 (Wynwood)

This brand new 10,000 sqft Asian food hall serves up Korean buns, peking duck, ramen, and dim sum in the heart of Wynwood. The star though is our beloved Myumi, the counter-top (and seriously affordable) Omakase formerly operating out of a food truck in Wynwood Walls.

10. Exile Books. 5900 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 (Little Haiti)

An experimental artist’s bookstore and project space which has traversed Miami as a pop-up for three years before finally settling down in Miami's Little Haiti. 

11.  All Day. 1035 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136 (Downtown)

For a quick bite to eat before or after NADA, walk a few blocks south to All Day Miami for great food, coffee, and company. 

12. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation. 1018 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136 (Downtown)

Triángulo: Loló Soldevilla, Sandu Darie and Carmen Herrera: bringing together the works of three key figures in the genesis of Cuban geometric art. A partnership between CIFO and Microsoft resulted in the production of Sandu Darie: An Immersive Experience, a section within the exhibition which aims to make important Cuban works of art accessible beyond the constraints of their physical location. The Experience takes public works of art that are permanently located in Cuba and brings them to life in Windows Mixed Reality Headsets and Microsoft HoloLens.

13. Yoko Matcha @ Wynwood Walls. 56 NW 29th St, Miami, FL 33127 (Wynwood)

Get your matcha fix at Miami's first matcha cafe. Located inside Wynwood Walls, Yoko fuses Japanese and Miami Latin flavors, resulting in Matcha Coco drinks, Matcha Chia Bowls, and Matcha Kombucha.

14. Tile Blush. 8375 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138 (El Portal)

Tile Blush is a new gallery concept reimagined from the remnants of Noguchi Breton, formerly VersaceVersaceVersace and GucciVuitton. For their inaugural show they present Pensive: a group show of particular paintings by Heesu Jeon and Manny Prieres, drawings by Doug Crocco and furniture by Jonathan Nesci presented in vignettes.

15.  De La Cruz Collection.  23 NE 41st St, Miami, FL 33137 (Design District)

Their latest exhibition, Force and Form, brings together pivotal works from artists whose practices respond to issues of identity, gender, class, power, and the values that contribute to our social fabric. Featuring works from Tauba Auerbach, Kathryn Andrews, Hernan Bas, and Walead Beshty, to name a few.

16.  27 Restaurant and the Broken Shaker. 2727 Indian Creek Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33140 (Miami Beach)

Within the Freehand Hotel lies 27 Restaurant, serving real Miami cuisine and the Broken Shaker, mixing the best cocktails in town. 

17.  Emerson Dorsch. 5900 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127 (Little Haiti)

The video, paintings, sculptures, and installations featured in their latest exhibition, SUNRISE, SUNSET, are part of a conversation that started just after Hurricane Irma spared Miami. Curator Tyler Emerson-Dorsch invited artists to consider Edwidge Danticat’s story "Sunrise, Sunset," which was published in The New Yorker that same week addressing the entropic nature of knowledge and the urgency to connect before it is too late.  

18. Tap Tap. 819 5th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Miami Beach)

One of our favorite spots for classic Haitian fare featuring vibrant murals, inviting ambiance, and signature mojitos.

19. Upland. 49 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Miami Beach)

The second outpost of the popular NYC restaurant brings their signature California-inspired cuisine to Miami Beach's South of Fifth neighborhood. 

20. Bass Museum of Art. 2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Miami Beach)

After being closed for nearly two years of renovation, the Bass Museum recently reopened to much fanfare. With shows by Ugo Rondione, Pascale Marthine Tayou, and Mika Rottenberg, the Bass is not to be missed.

21. Lido Bayside Grill @ The Standard Miami Beach. 40 Island Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Miami Beach)

Featuring one of Miami's only waterside dining experiences, the Lido Bayside Grill offers a much-needed respite from the hustle and bustle of Miami Beach. Pull up a chair by the water, grab a glass of rosé, and reflect on another year of Art Basel gone by. This is a place we return to time and time again.

22. Coconut Grove Organic Market (Saturdays only). 3300 Grand Ave, Miami, FL 33133 (Coconut Grove)

Staying through the weekend? Grab a ride over to Coconut Grove Organic Market and enjoy one of Miami's oldest farmer's markets. Known for their homemade vegan ice cream, vegan sushi rolls, and fresh coconuts, it's our favorite place to spend a lazy Saturday.

 

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