Miami and Miami Beach are vibrant cities with a growing art scene, specially in Miami Design District. Here, we’ll share with you the top Miami art museums where you can indulge in the best displayed art in Miami area. Whether you’re a local in the area or a tourist visiting for a while, they’re must-sees!
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Perez Art Museum Miami
A new addition to Miami art museums, the modern and contemporary Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries. It evolved from the Miami Art Museum and now transforms the museum park into a cultural destination for the residents of Miami and tourists from all over the world.
Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is known for its innovative and provocative exhibits and for always doing a variety of public educational programs for the citizens of Miami. It’s been a long-standing cultural crown jewel of North Miami and is a site for discovering new artists, contemplating the work of world-renowned artistic masters and leaning about one’s cultural heritage. It has anywhere from 8 to 10 exhibitions a year and also has a permanent collection that was established in 1995.
Frost Museum of Art
Located at the Florida International University, the 46,000-square-foot Frost Museum of Art is always free and is an AAM credited museum and a Smithsonian affiliate. It offers free admission with some of the best art in Miami: the General Collection, Betty Laird Perry Emerging Artist Collection and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Center Collection.
Lowe Art Museum
Lowe Art Museum includes permanent exhibits from various historic periods, including Italian Renaissance and Baroque, Greco-Roman Antiquities, 17th-21st century Art of the Americas and Europe, Asian, African and Native American art pieces. There are also a few 3D art pieces by some of the world’s most talented artists
Bass Museum of Art
Located in the historic Art Deco District of Miami Beach, the Bass Museum of Art provides visitors with an overview of many European paintings, textiles and sculptures, as well as many temporary exhibits of contemporary art from across the globe. Its permanent collection actually spans more than 500 years and across four different continents, including several distinctive collections.
Some Miami art museums often offer discounts and a free admission day one day of the week or the month and you may be lucky if you’re in town then. Make sure to look for this info on their website.
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