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A Look at Art Basel Miami 2021

October 25th, 2021 Miami Events
A Look at Art Basel Miami 2021

The annual feast for thousands of curious visitors and art lovers returns to Miami Beach with over 250 of the world’s leading galleries showing works from over 4,000 artists. Here’s everything you need to know about Art Basel Miami 2021 (we answer some frequently asked questions too!).

When is Art Basel Miami 2021?

Art Basel’s public days are from Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 through Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. (6 p.m. on Sunday). For those who were invited to see the showrooms beforehand, please refer to Art Basel’s website for the full schedule!

Where is Art Basel Miami 2021?

Art Basel will once again be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center at 1901 Convention Center Dr. in Miami Beach, but be sure to attend one of Art Basel’s offshoot events, happening all over the Greater Miami area.

How do you get to Art Basel Miami 2021?

Walk to the Miami Beach Convention Center in minutes from The Sagamore Hotel. Head north on Collins Avenue, take a left on 17th Street, and a right on Washington Avenue. The Convention Center will be on your left.

See our Art Fair Survival Guide for more helpful Art Basel tips.

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Art Basel Miami 2021 Events

Art Basel can be broken down into sectors. Here we go through each one and list some featured galleries and artists that are sure to inspire.

Galleries

Art Basel’s main sector, Galleries is where leading international modern and contemporary art galleries exhibit their works by artists ranging from young talents to 20th-century masters. See modern works from NYC’s long-running 303 Gallery, San Francisco’s Berggruen Gallery, and Miami’s own David Castillo Gallery at the show. View the full list of galleries here.

Conversations

The Conversations program features artist talks, panels, and discussions between artists, gallerists, curators, collectors, architects, art lawyers, critics, and more prominent members of the international art world. More details on the 2021 schedule to be announced soon.

Meridians

You’ll find large-scale projects at Meridians. Stay tuned to the Art Basel website for a 2021 program.

Nova

All works within the Nova sector were created within the last three years. See photographs from Bodega’s Em Rooney, sculptures from Document’s Julien Creuzet, and indigenous contemporary art from Half Gallery’s Natalie Ball. Check out all participating Nova galleries and artists here.

Positions

See newer galleries showcasing emerging artists at Positions. Keep an eye out for works by Mariana Manhães (mixed media, Brazil), Ulala Imai (paintings, Japan), and Paloma Contreras Lomas (mixed media, Mexico). See the full list here.

Survey

Survey highlights artworks with historical relevance. Artists like the late Joe Brainard, the late Tina Girouard, and Dindga McCannon are only a few of the names we’re looking forward to. See the full list here.

Edition

Editioned works, prints, and multiples are on display at Art Basel’s Edition sector. Galleries like Two Palms (NYC), Susan Sheehan (NYC), Carolina Nitsch (NYC), Cristea Roberts (London), and Polígrafa Obra Gràfica (Barcelona) will all be showcasing.

Kabinett

Galleries curate displays in a separate section of their booth at Kabinett. Projects may include thematic exhibitions, art-historical showcases, and solo presentations. Stay tuned to the Art Basel website for the 2021 list.

Magazines

Browse international art publications at Magazines. Stay tuned to the Art Basel website for 2021 participants.

Art Basel Miami 2021 Tickets and Premium+ Card Access

Tickets are available online here ($65 for a single day pass, $50 for students and seniors). If you’re making a weekend of it, the Premium+ Card is an excellent option. The 4-day pass also includes admission to the invitation-only vernissage (Dec. 1, 2 - 8 p.m.), one tote bag, and complimentary access to select museums in South Florida. *Purchasing a ticket requires you to comply with Art Basel Miami’s health measures and safety precautions. Visit their website for more information.

Book Your Miami Beach Hotel for Art Basel

The Sagamore Hotel is located beachside in South Beach, just steps from the Miami Beach Convention Center and the historic Lincoln Road Mall. Read why The Sagamore is the ultimate Miami Beach Club experience. Check out our exclusive offers here.

Share a pic of what you get up to with #ArtBasel2021 and if you don’t already, keep up with us by following the Sagamore Instagram for vacation inspiration, our latest exhibitions, exclusive savings, and SoBe happenings.

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