Just can’t stay away. 

On view through Dec. 15 | Exhibition | IMAGINATION LAND: Fantastical Narrative | Curated by Derrick Adams | National YoungArts Foundation | 2100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami | Free and open

On view through Feb. 18 | Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator | The Gallery at South Pointe | 400 South Pointe Dr., Lobby Level, Miami Beach | RSVP rosie@dvcai.org 

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SUN. DEC. 3

6:30 – 8:30 PM | PULSE Talk | Past, Present and Future is Female | Helen Toomer, Katelijne de Backer and Carolina García Jayaram | Soho Beach House | 4385 Collins Ave., Miami Beach | PULSE VIP cardholders, Soho Beach Members or rsvp@youngarts.org

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MON. DEC. 4

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM | Collector Home | Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz Home | ABMB VIP cardholder 

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM | Collector Home | Monica and Javier Mora Home | ABMB VIP cardholder

5 - 7 PM | Celebrating the release of Shaniqwa Jarvis' Beach Towel | The Standard | Sunset on the Lido Dock | RSVP shaniqwa@standardhotels.com

6 – 10 PM | Vernissage | 7 PM | Performances start | 4 Solo Shows | Agustina Woodgate, Antonia Wright, Naama Tsabar, Sinisa Kukec | Spinello Projects | 7221 NW 2nd Ave., Little River | Exhibition through Dec. 20

6 – 10 PM | Awards Night | Knight Arts Challenge Award Celebration and Party | Pérez Art Museum Miami + Frost Science | 1103 Biscayne Blvd., MiamI | Free, RSVP required

7 PM | Opening | Ediacaran Mind by Coral Morphologic, Kelly Breez and Martin Borini | Faena Hotel | 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach | RSVP rsvp@faenaart.org

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TUES. DEC. 5

9AM – 6 PM | Private Collection | The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse | 591 NW 27th Str., Miami | $10 donation to Lotus Village Homeless Shelter

11 AM | Exhibition | Abstract/Not Abstract | Presented by Jeffrey Deitch & Larry Gagosian | The Moore Building | 191 NE 40th Str., Miami Design District | On view through Dec 10

Noon – 4 PM | First View | 4 – 8 PM | Press Preview | SCOPE Art Fair | 801 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach | By invitation or Platinum VIP and VIP cardholders | On view through Dec. 10 

Noon – 6 PM | Collector Preview | Design Miami/ | Meridian Ave. & 19th Str., Miami Beach | Design Miami/ or ABMB VIP cardholder | On view through Dec. 10

1 – 8 PM | Press + VIP Preview | Untitled Miami Beach | Ocean Dr. & 12th Str. | 1144 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach | VIP cardholder | On view through Dec. 10

2:30 – 3:30 PM | In Conversation | Franklin Sirmans with Pamela Joyner & Jorge Perez | Pérez Art Museum Miami | 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami | pamm.org

5 – 8 PM | Opening | Black White and Brown | Solo exhibition by Derrick Adams | 15 NE 39th Str., Miami Design District | RSVP rsvp@thisisprimary.com

7 – 10 PM | First Look | Imagined Portraits | A series of mixed media works by Jared McGriff | PRIZM Art Fair | 145 E. Flagler Str., Downtown Miami | rsvp.jaredmcgriff.com | On view through Dec 15 

4:30 – 5:30 PM | First View | 5:30 – 10 PM | VIP Preview | Gene Kiegel at Sponder Gallery + Jérome Lagariggue at Waltman Ortega Fine Art | Art Miami | One Miami Herald Plaza | Biscayne Bay between the Venetian & Macarthur Causeways at NE 14th Str., Downtown Miami | VIP cardholders 

7 – 10 PM | The Everyday Studio Opening Night | Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami | 61 NE 41st Str., Miami Design District | ABMB VIP cardholders or by invitation

8 – 10 PM | Cocktail Reception | Sway: Nancy Davidson | Performances and interventions | Locust Projects | 3852 North Miami Ave., Miami Design District | Open, on view through Jan. 20

9 PM | III Points | Björk | The Black Room at Mana Wynwood | 2217 NW 5th Ave., Wynwood | Starting at $55

10 PM – Late | Funk Shui | DJ Jazzy Jeff | One Hotel, Rooftop | 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach | RSVP funkshui@1hotels.com 

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WED. DEC. 6

1:30 - 2:30 PM | Design Talk | Rethinking the city through Blackness | Milton Curry, David Adjaye, Amanda Williams and Marshall Brown | Design Miami/ | Meridian Ave. & 19th Str., Miami Beach

3 - 4 PM | Alternatives to Patronage | Patton Hindle, Sarah Arison, Enoc Perez, Bettina Korek | Faena Hotel Miami Beach | Screening Room 3rd Floor | 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach  By invitation

4 – 8 PM | Preview Opening | Art Basel Miami Beach | Miami Beach Convention Center | ABMB VIP cardholders

5:30 – 6:30 PM | Design Talk | Mwabwindo School: Winner of the Panerai Design Miami/ Visionary Award | Design Miami/ | Meridian Ave. & 19th Str., Miami Beach

8 – 9 PM | Public Sector Special Performance | Jim Shaw and D’red D’warf | SoundScape Park, Miami Beach | Open

8 – 11 PM | Opening Reception | Solo exhibition by Mika Rottenberg | The Bass | 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach | ABMB VIP cardholders

9 – 10 PM | Interactive Sound Installation | MDC Live Arts presents Tania El Khoury: Gardens Speak | Audience members lay in graves and listen to the oral histories of ten people who were buried in Syrian gardens | Gleason Room at the Fillmore | 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach | Buy tickets

11:30 PM - 1:30 AM | Superfine Midnight Vernissage | 56 NE 29th Str., Miami | General $50 or free with code at superfinevernissage.eventbrite.com

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THURS. DEC. 7

9 AM – Noon | Opening Reception | Still Human, 29 artist works | Stranger in Paradise by Allison Zuckerman | Rubell Family Collection | 95 NW 29th Str., Miami | Free

9 AM – Noon | VIP Breakfast & Tour | IMAGINATION LAND: Fantastical Narrative | National YoungArts Foundation | 2100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami | ABMB VIP cardholders

10 AM | Design Talk | Derrick Adams, Simon Haas, Carolina García Jayaram | Moderated by Spencer Bailey of Surface magazine | National YoungArts Foundation | 2100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami | ABMB VIP cardholders and/or by invitation

10 AM – Noon | VIP Preview | NADA Miami | Ice Palace Studios | 1400 North Miami Ave., Downtown Miami | By invitation 

10 AM – 1 PM | Private Preview Brunch | Searching | YoungArts alumni exhibition curated by Helen Toomer | PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Booth S-212 | Indian Beach Park | 4601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach | On view through Dec. 10

1:30 – 2:30 PM | Design Talk | Performative representation and Black aesthetics | Design Miami/ | Meridian Ave. & 19th Str., Miami Beach 

2 – 3 PM | Collector Talk | What is patronage? | Pamela Joyner, Füsun Eczacibasi and Mark Rappolt | Miami Beach Botanical Garden | 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach | ABMB VIP cardholders

2 – 3 PM | Miami Design District Public Art Tour | Led by Craig Robins with Sarah Harrelson of CULTURED | rsvp@dacra.com + Pasticceria Marchesi gelateria pop-up | 151 NE 41st Str. | Paradise Plaza, Miami Design District

5 – 8 PM | Perform | PRIZM Art Fair | 145 E. Flagler Str., Downtown Miami | VIP passes or buy tickets

  • 5 – 5:45 PM | "When Drowning is the Best Option" by Tsedaye Makonnen's piece, focusing on the African refugee crisis and the forced/enforced migrations of the Diaspora
  • 6 – 6:45 PM | “Gatekeeper” by Helina Metafaria, ongoing work around transnational identities and migration
  • 7 – 7:45 PM | "Lest We Forget" by Nyugen Smith and Marvin Fabien, a multi sensory performance derived from their on-going dialog related to the impacts of hurricanes and climate change in the Caribbean

6 – 7 PM | Artworld Talk | Is culture in the Americas in big trouble? | Jordan Casteel, Anne Pasternak, Agustín Arteaga and Teju Cole | Miami Beach Botanical Garden | 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach | ABMB VIP cardholders

6 – 10 PM | Opening Reception | Creative Class: Atiba Johnson, Kilo Kosh, Lisa Leone, Inès Longevial, Brian Lotti | HVW8 at National YoungArts Foundation | 2100 Biscayne Blvd., Miami | RSVP rsvp@hvw8.com

8 - 10 PM | INK Miami Art Fair VIP Pulp Party | Dorchester Suites | 1850 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Daytime Hours >

Social Studies | Retail pop-up experience developed by Angelo Baque of Baque Creative | 151 NE 41st Str., #123 – 125 | Paradise Plaza, Miami Design District | Open to the public Runs through Dec. 10

Fair. | All-female, curated by Zoe Lukov | Brickell City Center | 701 S. Miami Ave., Downtown Miami | On view through Dec. 10 | fairmarket.art

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FRI. DEC. 8

9 - 11 AM | Art Basel Miami Launch of "All That I Am" | Curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah | Address provided with RSVP info@artandculture.com

10AM – 11:30 AM | Walking Tour | Site-specific temporary public art with Hew Locke | The Alfred I. DuPont Building | 169 E Flagler Str., Downtown Miami | Free, RSVP essential info@fringeprojecsmiami.com

10 AM - Noon | Feminist Art for a New Era: Harnessing the Power of Art in the Fight for Women’s Equality | Hosted by artnet with Zoe Buckman, Carolina García Jayaram, Jennifer Scanlan, Mashonda Tifrere | SCOPE Art Fair | 801 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach | By invitation or Platinum VIP and VIP cardholders | On view through Dec. 10 

11:30 AM - 6 PM | Yale Alumni Symposium | Contemporary Crossroads II Art Basel Miami | Yale Alumni Art League invites you to our afternoon symposium and networking reception | Frauke V. Josenhans, the Horace W. Goldsmith Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery' Artists Rina Banerjee, Rashayla Marie Brown, Nathan Carter, Mauricio Cortes Ortega; and Eric Shiner, Senior Vice President of Contemporary Art, Sotheby's | Loews Miami Beach | 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach | Register HERE

Noon – 1 PM | PRIMARY. Conversation | Derrick Adams and Franklin Sirmans of PAMM | Primary. | 15 NE 39th Str., Miami Design District | rsvp@thisisprimary.com

Noon – 5 PM | PRIZM Panels | Speakers include Cara Ober (Bmore Art), Laylah Amatullah Barrayn (MFON) and Marilyn Nance (Festac77), Didier William (visual artist), Nestor Gil (visual artist) and more |PRIZM Art Fair | 145 E. Flagler Str., Downtown Miami | VIP passes or buy tickets

1:30 – 2:30 PM | Design Talk | Concept, Abstraction and Blackness | Design Miami/ | Meridian Ave. & 19th Str., Miami Beach

4 - 7 PM | Kelly Breez Happy Hour Dale Shop | 777 Mall (same location as PRIZM Art Fair) | 141 E. Flagler Str., Downtown Miami

8:30 – 10 PM | Film Screening | Sara Driver: Boom for Real – The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat | Colony Theater | 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach | Free, limited seating

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SAT. DEC. 9 

9 AM – Noon | Studio Visits | Bhakti Baxter, Johnny Robles and Michael Vasquez | 7117 North Miami Ave., Little River | Open

10 – 11:30 AM | Artists’ Influencers Talk | Cinematographer Arthur Jafa and pianist and composer Jason Moran | Black representation, the roles of music, news media, television and the Internet | Art Basel Miami Beach | Miami Beach Botanical Garden | 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach | ABMB VIP cardholders

4 – 5 PM | Bienniale Talk | Wayne Gonzalez, Daryl Montana, William Fagaly and Trevor Schoonmaker | Miami Beach Botanical Garden | 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach | ABMB VIP cardholders

7 – 10 PM | Opening Reception | Christina Quarles: Baby, I Want Yew To Know All Tha Folks I Am | David Castillo Gallery | 420 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach | On view through Jan. 31, 2018

9 PM – Late | Party | PRIZM 5 | DJ Rich Medina | More soon

9 PM | III Points | Wu-Tang Clan | Mana Wynwood | 2217 NW 5th Ave., Wynwood | Starting at $55

11 PM | Social Studies | Retail pop-up experience developed by Angelo Baque of Baque Creative | 151 NE 41st Str., #123 – 125 | Paradise Plaza, Miami Design District | Open to the public | Runs Dec 7 – 10

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SUN. DEC. 10

8 PM – Midnight | Our Basel | Smoke Signals Studio | Little Haiti | RSVP smokesignalsstudio@gmail.com

CREDITS | Artworks by / images courtesy of Cornelius Tulloch, Naama Tsabar, TYPOE, Jared McGriff, The Mwabwindo School - Selldorf Architects, Elle Cox, Alyssa Ackerman, Lisa Leone, Derrick Adams, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Ragnar Kjartansson, Michael Vasquez.