Your Guide to Art Basel and Miami Art Week

Marian Goodman Gallery

The world’s largest art fair is back and lighting up Miami Beach. Art Basel, the premier modern and contemporary art fair, is making its way to the 305 for its North American iteration of the three city event.

Fredric Snitzer Gallery

Showcasing 268 exhibitors and running December 5th to the 9th, Art Basel’s eclectic range of art has something for everyone. Paintings, sculptures, photography, film and all that encapsulate the art of today will be displayed at Art Basel, attracting art connoisseurs to celebrities to everyone in between.

What is Art Basel?

David Castillo Gallery

Art Basel was formed in 1970 in Basel, Switzerland, when artists Ernst Beyeler, Trudl Bruckner and Balz Hilt collaborated to host an art fair. It was an immediate success garnering over 16,000 attendees in its inaugural year to view 90 galleries from 10 countries.


In the ensuing years Art Basel has grown to three host cities, Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong with over 250,000 attendees. Art Basel Miami Beach is the platform for celebrating prestigious art and the creative minds behind it, as well as becoming a hotbed for elaborate events, and decked out soirees.

Art Basel and Art Week Guide

James Miille

The week of Art Basel is also known as Miami Art Week, where over 20 art fairs take place showcasing international art on a global scale. With endless events occurring in a short time span, we’ve put together a guide to some of the fairs taking place that can’t be missed.

Design Miami

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Tickets: $27 one-day pass; $75 Art Basel Miami Beach combo ticket
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Pulse Miami Beach

When: Dec. 6-9, 2018
Where: Indian Beach Park
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $40 multi-day pass
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Spectrum Miami

When: Dec. 5-9, 2017
Where: Mana Wynwood
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $75 five-day pass
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Red Dot Miami

When: Dec. 5-9, 2018
Where: Mana Wynwood
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $75 five-day pass
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When: Dec. 5-9, 2018
Where: 1001 Ocean Drive
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