Hosted in Miami since 2001, Art Basel Miami Beach is undeniably North America’s foremost international modern and contemporary art fair. Branching off from the original Art Basel, in Basel, Switzerland, this event showcases over 250 galleries from 31 countries. Furthermore, due to its immense popularity, this celebrated art event has turned into more than just an exhibition. Attracting an international crowd of 70,000+ gallery owners, artists, art appreciators, collectors, and of course, more glitterati than you could ever imagine, Art Basel Miami Beach has turned into a whole week of art events, celebrity parties, revered dining events and more.
Next Art Basel Miami: December 5-8, 2019
In 2019, the official Art Basel Miami Beach will run from December 5 to December 8, with countless events before and after.
Satellite Fairs and Events
While Art Basel Miami Beach is definitely the main event, Art Week Miami now includes more than 20 satellite fairs all over Miami. These include, but aren’t limited to: Design Miami, CONTEXT Miami, Art Miami, NADA Miami, UNTITLED Miami, PULSE Miami Beach, SCOPE Miami Beach, Aqua Art Miami, PINTA miami, Art on Paper, Red Dot Art Fair and more. Like Art Basel Miami Beach itself, these satellite fairs and events, and their surrounding neighborhoods, will also play host to a whirlwind of celebrity parties, “pop-up” clubs, bar events, surprise performances and more.
Art Basel Miami Beach takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive).
Chartering a Yacht for Art Basel
Miami is a yacht city, so during one of its top events to see-and-be-seen, showing up on a luxury yacht means you’ll fit right in. With countless marinas where you can anchor on mainland Miami, Miami Beach and beyond, Miami invites yacht lovers to be in the heart of the glitz and glamour – and the warm December temperatures – of Art Basel Miami Beach. Plus, with its miles of sandy beaches, buzzing nightlife, Art Deco architecture and non-stop A-list scene, even on a normal day in Miami, the Magic City is the perfect yacht charter destination for artists, culture-lovers, party-goers and elite travelers alike.