CONTEXT Art Miami, along with the 26th edition of Art Miami, commences on December 1, 2015, with the sister fair's highly anticipated Opening Night VIP Preview to benefit the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and Miami Light Project. The 2014 preview attracted 14,000 collectors, curators, artists, connoisseurs and designers, and the fair hosted a total of 82,500 attendees over a six-day period. This immediately reinforced the CONTEXT Art Miami fair as a proven destination and serious marketplace for top collectors to acquire important works from the leading international galleries representing emerging and mid-career cutting-edge works of art.
The combined exhibition space of CONTEXT Art Miami and Art Miami will increase the overall roster of galleries to 200 participants and cover 250,000 square feet. Convenient parking is available for both fairs through the use of a four-story parking garage with 2,000 spots, located directly across the street from the CONTEXT Art Miami and Art Miami Pavilions. A network of complimentary shuttle buses will run round-trip service between Art Miami, CONTEXT Art Miami, Aqua Art Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach.
Art Miami is the leading international contemporary and modern art fair that takes place in Miami's Wynwood Arts District each December during Art Week. It is one of the most important annual contemporary art events in the United States, attracting 82,500 motivated collectors, curators, museum professionals and art enthusiasts from around the globe. Now in its 26th year, Art Miami remains committed to showcasing the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries in collaboration with a selection of the world’s most respected galleries.
Art Miami showcases the best in modern and contemporary art from 125 international art galleries.
Art Miami maintains a preeminent position in America's contemporary art fair market. With a rich history, it is the original and longest-running contemporary art fair in Miami and continues to receive praise for the variety of unparalleled art that it offers. It is the "can't miss" event for all serious collectors, curators, museum directors and interior designers providing an intimate look at some of the most important work at the forefront of the international contemporary art movement.
AQUA Art Miami
Aqua Art Miami celebrates its tenth consecutive installment this December and its second among the Art Miami family of fairs. One of the best fairs for emerging art
during Miami’s Art Week, Aqua has consistently
earned critical recognition for presenting vibrant and noteworthy international
art programs with a particular interest in supporting young and established
galleries with strong emerging and mid-career
Aqua Art Miami continues this
tradition established in 2005, attracting increasingly diverse and
distinguished exhibitors while retaining the fair’s signature relaxed vibe and
lively energy. Aqua’s unique environment – in a
classic South Beach hotel with spacious exhibition rooms that open onto a
breezy, intimate courtyard – has become a favorite gathering spot for
collectors, curators and art lovers to discover fresh talent and acquire new
works while exchanging cultural ideas and forming meaningful connections.
The 2014 edition featured 47
dynamic exhibitors from North
and South America, Europe and Asia whose displays of high-quality art are enhanced by the refined production
values and expanded amenities that the fair’s new ownership
offers. Innovative interdisciplinary programming, multimedia installations
and other happenings create an
immersive experience for fairgoers.