Where Can You See Art In Miami Florida While On Vacation

Miami Art Week is over – and not too soon. We can only sit in traffic for so many hours before we get into a fetal position, shaking and moaning and swearing to never leave our homes again, even if they are underwater.

Still, the desire to go out and see something cool was ignited.

Do not worry. There’s a lot of art to be seen in museums in and around Miami, and you can do it without spending half the day in your car (we think).

There are also a number of photo-friendly facilities up to the end of the year (and beyond) for your Instagram viewing pleasure.

Here are a few of them.

Installations of the Via Española

A view of Little Cloud Sky by FriendsWithYou near Washington Avenue and Española Way in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. MATIAS J. OCNER [email protected]m

Two free installations overlook the charming Mediterranean street: “Milagros! and “Little Cloud Sky” by the FriendsWithYou duo.

Until January 9; Española Way, Miami Beach

Pinecrest Gardens

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The “Longwood” light installation was created by British artist Bruce Munro, whose work will be exhibited at Pinecrest Gardens. Mark Pickthal

The installation “Bruce Munro: Forest and Field of Light” takes over Pinecrest Gardens with more than 6,000 fiber-illuminated glass spheres on foot over nearly two acres. It’s a good place for selfies if you’re prettier in the dark.

Until March 21, 2022; 11000 red path; $ 20 adult, $ 15 child; pinecrestgardens.org

Chanel Maze

Casey Lesser explores FIVE ECHOES by artist Es Devlin at the Jungle Plaza inside the Miami Design District. MATIAS J. OCNER [email protected]

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of her Chanel # 5 perfume, Chanel built a full-size pop-up maze in a pop-up forest called “Five Echoes”, designed by Es Devlin. Free but you can reserve your tickets in advance.

Until December 21; Design District Jungle Plaza, 3801 NE First Ave., Miami; chanel.com/us/fiveechoes/

Night Garden at Fairchild Tropical Garden

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A guest boosts their social media at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s outdoor light show, NightGarden: A Magical Light Spectacular. MATIAS J. OCNER [email protected]

It’s not exactly an art exhibit, but the garden lights up for the annual holiday light show with over 100,000 lights and interactive exhibits. Make sure you have a video of you spinning in the snow with a tropical background.

Until January 2 at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables; free for children under 5; tickets for ages 10 and under start at $ 24; $ 29 for adults; ; fairchildgarden.org


In teamLab’s “Flowers and People, Cannot Be Controlled But Live Together – Transcending Boundaries, A Whole Year per Hour,” you can touch the walls and make the flowers bloom. Cortesia / Pace Gallery / teamLab

This interactive art gallery features stunning light exhibits, digital installations, and a maze of mirrors. You know what that means: the number of followers on TikTok you just skyrocketed.

1101 NW 23rd St, Miami; tickets start at $ 36 for adults; $ 32 for children; $ 12 more to see “Clouds without mass between sculpture and life”. www.superblue.com

“Van Gogh: the immersive experience”

Visitors watch digital renditions of Vincent Van Gogh‘s sunflower series at “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” at the Olympia Theater.

There is still time to visit this interactive digital wonderland and get a video of the Dutch artist’s paintings drawing on a series of screens. Do not be too long.

Olympia Theater, 174 E Flagler St., Miami; $ 44.90 adults general admission; $ 22.90 general admission children 4-12; under 4 years free; vangoghexpo.com/miami

Wynwood walls

Art lovers listen to a musical trio at Wynwood Walls. Cortesia / The Wynwood Wall

You can always guarantee a perfect day at the Miami Mural Hot Spot. Remember: you will need to purchase a ticket.

266 NW 26th St, Miami; $ 10; museum.thewynwoodwalls.com

Santa’s enchanted forest

You too can pose with Surfing Santa in Santa’s Enchanted Forest at Hialeah Park. Daniel A. Varela [email protected]

It’s not art, you say? Well, we don’t agree. Haven’t you seen these dioramas? As soon as you step into the magical space of this vacation-themed amusement park, which reopened at Hialeah Park this year, there are plenty of photo opportunities. Plus, we’re pretty sure you can’t get fried cheesecake at Superblue.

Until January 2; Hialeah Park, 3100 East Fourth Ave .; Tickets start at $ 28.04 for children, $ 37.38 for adults; express passes available; www.santasenchantedforest.com

Connie Ogle loves wine, books and the Miami Heat. Please don’t make him eat mango.

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