Miami Art Basel 2018

The Miami Beach EDITION is the perfect place to spend Miami Art Week. From the lobby bar to the nightclub, EDITION will have music, book signings, panel discussions and more. Basement Miami will celebrate its Fourth Anniversary on Tuesday, December 4th with Danny Krivit and Richard Vasquez. Spa guests trying to relax post-Basel can enjoy sound healing in the Relaxation Lounge with a purchase of any service that day. A very special Panel Discussion will also be taking place the EDITION with British artist, photographer, and producer Zoe Buckman and also featuring artist Sarah Babah. RSVP to for any of the below EDITION events.

Tuesday, December 4

All Things Being Equal: Aperture x Hank Willis Thomas Book Signing

From 9-10: 30 PM at the Lobby Bar

Creative Time Hosts Basement Fourth Anniversary Party featuring Danny Krivit

In Basement Club, Doors Open at 10 PM

FAITH CONNEXION x Whitewall x Swizz Beatz

In Basement Bowl, Doors Open at 10 PM

Wednesday, December 5

Prospect NY x Artsy x Misha Event

From 5-8 PM in Tropicale

Art Set with Seth Troxler x Tobias Rehberger

In Basement Club, Doors Open at 10 PM

Thursday, December 6

ArtNews Panel Discussion “How Is Art Used As A Platform To Influence Current Issues?”

A conversation with Zoe Buckman, Sarah Bahbah and Vaughn Spann

From 2-4 PM at the EDITION Pre-Forum

Daniel Arsham x Rizzoli Book Signing

From 5-7 PM at the Lobby Bar

HOT MESS x Luka Sabbat x Each Other with sounds by Happy Camper

In Basement Club, Doors Open at 10 PM

Haas Brothers Present Chromosexual

In Basement Bowl, Doors Open at 10 PM

Friday, December 7

“Art on Fire” by Olivia Steele Installation & Cocktail Party

From 5-7 PM in Tropicale

Zoe Buckman x Cultured Mag x Untitled x ACRIA Cocktail Party

From 6-8 PM at the Lobby Bar

Sarah Bahbah Presents: We’re Not Really Strangers – A new exhibition

From 8:30-11 PM in Basement Bowl

Saint Vie, Cos and Mateo’s Akumandra Showcase

In Basement Club, Doors Open at 10 PM

Saturday, December 8

Basement Presents: Bedouin and Guy Laliberté

Doors Open at 10 PM 

Sunday, December 9

Sound Healing from 4 PM to 6 PM

Guests can also take advantage of the Spa’s recently launched Sound Healing For The Senses a new monthly spa experience in the Relaxation Lounge. Every guest who receives a Spa treatment on Sunday, December 9 will have exclusive access to join the sound healing experience, which will take place from 4-6 PM. Sound healing induces wonderful states of deep relaxation and can have a profound and direct effect on the human nervous system. Accompanied by crystal bowls, tuning forks, chimes, and other musical treats, a “sound bath” helps harmonize our cells and organs, and aids in releasing unwanted blocks of energy.

Thursday, December 6 – Sunday, December 9 from 10 AM to 7 PM at Sun Suite 154

Ric Pipino Stylist Pop-Up By Appointment Only

The Anderson

Thursday, December 6

Enjoy art by Harvard & Stone and Aaron Polsky of Broken Shaker Los AngelesTake a break from the Basel madness and crack open a cold Heineken at The Anderson. The Anderson will have special guests behind the bar, featuring Cristine Wiseman of Finnano Fenno and sounds by Maneuvers and Telescope Thieves. From 6 to 8 pm RSVP for free admission here and a complimentary Heineken.

Friday, December 7

Get ready to boogie because Detroit meets Miami on Saturday, December 7 for the Haute to Death party at The Anderson. Jon Dones and Ash Nowak are the DJs and masterminds behind Detroit’s most coveted underground nightlife staple, that has become the social center of gravity for Detroit’s thriving creative and music scene. Starting at 10 pm, the two will spin a mix of classic and contemporary underground disco, house, diva, post-punk, Balearic and left field.

Saturday, December 8

Miami’s favorite neighborhood bar is turning it up for Miami Art Week. Join us at The Anderson for a legendary DJ set by The Roots drummer and frontman, Questlove on Saturday, December 8 at 10 pm. RSVP for free admission here.

EAST, Miami is partnering with Uber as part of their #ArtMovesU campaign highlighting some of Miami’s popular Uber pick-up locations. A 10-foot tall statue of a man walking created by Emil Alzamora will be featured at the hotel lobby all week long. EAST is also partnering with a Russian artist, Maxim Goshko-Dankov to create a 6ft x 10ft coloring wall of the EAST and Brickell landscape which will be hung outside of Domain. From December 5 through 9, pedestrians and hotel guests are invited to come on the property to help color in the blank spaces on the canvas.  

Malibu Farm Miami Beach

December 5-9

Malibu Farm Miami Beach – located at the Nobu Eden Roc Hotel – will be partnering with PULSE Art Fair to offer Malibu Farm diners complimentary daytime access to PULSE’s fair throughout Art Basel. The fair will be open from Thursday, December 6 to Sunday, December 9 at Indian Beach Park 4601 Collins Ave. Malibu Farm diners can take advantage of the comped admission throughout Art Basel. Malibu Farm guests can also enjoy some great art pieces installed in the restaurant courtesy of Art Angels Gallery, which was established in 2013 as a first location in the West Hollywood Design District, will open their second location in Miami on December 6th, 2018. Founded and run by Kat Emery and Jacquelin Napal, the gallery is known for its high-end contemporary art collection and innovative approach to collectors across the board. The gallery has

become a go-to for the ‘chic and elite,’ with a core team of art specialists dedicated to providing collectors, designers, developers and corporations with the tools needed to offer innovative and creative artists from around the world.

In collaboration with the famed Eden Roc Miami Beach, Art Angels will curate the lobby of its newest renowned hotel addition, Nobu Hotel Miami Beach as well as signature farm-to-table restaurant Malibu Farm Miami Beach. The standout pieces include pieces by renowned artist David Drebin “Capri,” one neon piece by Chris Bracey “Sail Away With Me Honey,” and Mike Rosenthal’s “Light 1” and “Light 3.”

Fine Frenchie

Wednesday, December 5 through Sunday, December 9

Fine Frenchie will be participating in the Aqua Art Miami Fair this December 5th-9th with a VIP opening on December 5th, 3-10 pm. Fine Frenchie is where a fine taste for fine things meets a tiny bit of humor and a touch of real life. There will be 20 Fine Frenchie prints for sale at Aqua Art Miami exclusively with Blackship Gallery, which can’t be bought anywhere else. Each illustration printed on German Etching paper using archival ink, each print comes signed, sealed, numbered and with the certificate of authenticity. Only 15 copies of each illustration are made. A limited amount of VIP passes to the Aqua Art Fair are available. Please RSVP if interested.  

The Local House

December 5-9

Situated in South of Fifth neighborhood of Miami Beach, The Local House will be partnering with Andreina Ron Pedrique to create a live 3D mural. The interior of the restaurant is upscale and chic, while still retaining the charm of feeling that you’re comfortable at home. Inspired by the sea, the mural will be located in the lobby area, visible to those guests sitting in the dining room. The mural intertwines artistry and tranquility for guests enjoying brunch and dinner.

Additionally, the rooftop will be open for the public from Friday, December 7 to Sunday, December 9 from 11 AM to 3 PM with a special cocktail menu for Art Basel week. The Local House is located within Sense Beach House at 400 Ocean Dr., Miami FL. 33139.  For reservations, please visit, email or call (786) 230-8396.

The Art of Banksy

Opening Saturday, December 1

12 PM to 8 PM

“The Art of Banksy” showcases the works of international political activist and modern art’s best-kept-secret, Banksy. Banksy’s work encompasses a theme of anti-establishment created with a  graffiti-influenced stencil technique found on bridges, city walls, and streets around the world. 

This exhibition features the world’s largest collection of Banksy pieces, consisting of 80 original works curated by former agent and friend, Steve Lazarides. The collection has been making waves across the world touring most recently in Toronto, Amsterdam, and Tel Aviv. The Miami exhibit will be mounted in Magic City Studios at 6301 NE 4th Ave, in an area within Little Haiti known as Miami’s Magic City Innovation District. This prestigious exhibition of originals – all privately owned by collectors – offers a rare opportunity for South Florida to enter Banksy’s world. 

Ampersand Studios
December 6 from 6 PM to 12 AM

Join Jason Perez Art and Ampersand Studios for the official Art Gallery opening. The celebration will take place on December 6th from 6 pm to 12 am, and will remain open permanently throughout Art Basel as a fully functional art gallery and event space. Featuring artists from the Jason Perez Art Collective, amazing DJs, open bar, great food, giveaways and more in the spirit of Art Basel. Ampersand Studios is located in the Arts & Entertainment District at 31 NE 17th Street, Miami, FL 33132. Stay up-to-date by following Ampersand Studios on Instagram at @amperstudiosmia and on Facebook at @ampersandstudios. RSVP at: 


Miami’s favorite Asian-inspired food hall is turning it up for Miami Art Week. Join us at 1-800-LUCKY December 4th through December 9th for six amazing nights of insane lineups featuring some very exclusive special guests that you’ll have to go and see for yourself. 

Tuesday, December 4 from 8 PM 18+

Mango Hill Records presents Jason Joshua & The Beholders 

Wednesday, December 5 from 8 PM 18+

Robert Glasper with Chris Dave, Derrick Hodge & DJ Jahi Sundance

Eventbrite here for $30.

Thursday, December 6 from 8 PM 21+

Silent Addy Birthday Bash with Ape Drums, Silent Addy, Chromatic (live)

Friday, December 7 from 12 PM – 9 PM 18+

Norma Now & Chuck Inglish presents Now That Sounds Like Fun with A-Trak, Chuck Inglish, Jesse Marco & many special guests

Friday, December 7 from 9 PM 21+

“You Had To Be There” Party 

Saturday, December 8 from 5-11 PM 21+

Everyday People featuring DJ MOMA

Saturday, December 8 from 11 PM-5 AM 21+

Boys Noize & Friends

Sunday, December 9 from 4-10 PM 18+

Sunday Groove “Paris” 

Sunday, December 9 from 10 PM-5 AM 21+

YesJulz presents 1 AM Vibes with many special guests

COYO Taco is serving up seven straight days of music for Miami Art Week. Join us at Miami’s best taco spot, for non-stop fun and special guests. You don’t want to miss out!

Tuesday, December 4 from 9 PM 21+

Rum & Bass presented by Walshy Fire, Silent Addy & very special guests

Wednesday, December 5 from 9 PM 21+

Dubwise presented by Jason Paton, Corey Chase, and special guests

Thursday, December 6 from 9 PM 21+

Dubfire Presents CODE with very special guest

Friday, December 7 from 9 PM 21+

Cosmo Baker, DJ Pump & DJ YNOT

Saturday, December 8 from 9 PM 21+

Ardy Basel presented by Justin Martin & Ardalan 

Saturday, December 8 from 9 PM 18+

Fool’s Gold Day Off presented by A-Trak & many special guests  

Sunday, December 9 from 9 PM 21+

Lovers + Friends All R&B Night, many special guests






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