Top 10 Places to Find Art in Miami

For many people the first thing that comes to mind when traveling to Miami is: partying, restaurants, the beach, bars and shopping. Don’t get me wrong we all love these things. However, there is a Miami beyond all this, for those who want to explore other parts of the city, there are several exhibits, art galleries, and museums in Miami and they are very interesting.

If you like art or just want to do something different, you will find art from various artists from all over the world.

Read more: A Guide to Visiting Miami

 Top 10 Places To Find Art in Miami:

1- Vizcaya Museum and Gardens:

This is a beautiful mansion, which was the retirement home of the tycoon, James Deering, who lived there from 1916 until his death in 1925.

Nowadays it is a museum, inside the grounds are several beautiful gardens, furniture, art and beautiful views of Biscayne Bay.

Location: 3251 S Miami Ave, Miami

Opening hours: From Monday to Sunday 9:30AM–4:30PM


Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

2- Perez Art Museum:

Located at Museum Park in Downtown Miami, this is a modern and contemporary art museum.

Location: 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami

Opening hours: From Monday to Sunday 9:30AM–4:30PM

Perez Art Museum

3- The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science:

This museum is located in front of the Perez Art Museum and it’s a perfect place to visit with children. Here you will have a beautiful aquarium experience, looking up into a giant fish-bowl, a planetarium, and great views from the top of the observation deck.

Location: 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami

Opening hours: From Monday to Sunday 9:30AM–4:30PM


4- Wynwood:

This neighborhood, formerly abandoned, now is home to several art galleries, restaurants and building walls painted by world renowned, artists in graffiti.

Location: 2520 NW 2nd Ave, Miami


5- Little Havana:

This is the main Cuban neighborhood in Miami, with stores selling Cuban products.  Here you find art, and the best Cuban restaurant in Miami, Versailles.

Location: Between SW 8th Street and 27th Ave, Miami

Little Havana

6- Museum of Ice Cream:

Located in Miami’s Faena District, in a building on Collins Avenue, with stunning ocean views, art deco architecture, and palm trees at the entrance. There is art, paintings and pink walls, free ice cream in every room, not to mention the sprinkle pool experience, where you can jump, swim or just watch adults playing like kids haha!

It was first opened in New York, in 2016, and there are two more locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Location: 3400 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Opening hours: From Monday to Sunday 11AM–9PM


Museum of Ice Cream

7- Art Basel:

This event takes place annually in 3 cities: Basel(Switzerland), Miami Beach and Hong Kong. Every month of December, Art Basel takes place in Miami Beach, at the Convention center, bringing together art exhibits, thousands of visitors, hotels parties, as well as galleries in the Design District and Wynwood.  Also know as Miami Art Week.

Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1900 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach

8- Art Deco Historic District:

This is a great place to walk and look at the the old architecture, and famous art deco hotels.  It is full of shops and restaurants around Ocean Dr.

Location: Between 5th Street and 23rd Street, along Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue and Washington Avenue, in Miami Beach.

Miami Art Deco

 9- Miami Auto Museum:

This is a great place for those who love cars. Here you will find classic cars and famous cars used on TV, such as Batmobiles and vehicles from the James Bond movies.

Location: North Building, 2000 NE 146th St, North Miami

Opening hours: From Monday to Sunday 10AM–6PM

Miami Auto Museum (source)

10- Miami Design District

If you love fashion, art, nice restaurants, designer boutiques, architecture and music you must visit this unique district.


Location: 3841 NE 2 Ave, Miami

There a lot of interesting things to see and do in Miami, spending a day in a museum, or seeing art, brings more creativity to our lives, not mention that you will learn more about history, take beautiful pictures, admire amazing paintings and pieces of art.





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